Posted by: CCUUF | December 30, 2011

January 2012 Newsletter


A welcoming and liberal spiritual   community in Lincoln County, Oregon since 1984 .

Sundays    10:15 a.m.–12:00 noon

Visual   Arts Center, 2nd Floor, Nye Beach Turnaround,

777 Northwest Beach Drive, Newport, Oregon

Programs for January 2012

Sunday, January 1.  The Fellowship   does not meet this Sunday.

Sunday,   January 8, 10:15 am.    Jeanne St. John, president of Oregon Central Coast PFLAG, will speak at CCUUF   about OCC-PFLAG and its goals.

Sunday,   January 15, 10:15 am..  Steve Isaacson, a retired professor and   dean at Portland State University will speak at CCUUF from the institutional   welcoming aspect and equality of marriage and how it was accepted by his   Episcopal Church.

Sunday,   January 22, 10:15 am.  Teresa Atwill, the faculty sponsor of the   local high school Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) and the student who is   president of that group will speak at CCUUF about the GSA, its obstacles, and   what differences it has made.

Sunday,   January 29, 10:15 am.  Reatha Ryan, a mental health nurse   practitioner in Newport and OCC-PFLAG member will speak at CCUUF about the   effects of bullying and ostracization on LGBT youth.


Additional   Activities and Notes


Sunday,  January 8. Second Sunday Book Exchange.     Have a book you no longer need but think others might   want?  Bring it to give to others in the fellowship.  We have a “book exchange” at the fellowship on the Second Sunday of each month.  Any books that you have that you wish to give away to others in the fellowship to read, bring the second Sunday. Maximum of five books.


Wednesday, January 11, 7:00 pm.  OCC PFLAG:     Oregon Central Coast PFLAG holds its monthly meetings at 7:00 pm on   the second Wednesday of each month, at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 9th   & Hurbert Streets, Newport. Their website is at


Wednesdays. 6:00 pm.  Benefaction Zen (Meditation)   Community.   Zen meditation is held weekly at 6:00 pm at the   Yurt on SE John Nye Rd.  Silent sitting and walking meditation with   chants, reading/talk about practice, and optional bowing practice.    Free, but donations will be accepted to cover expenses.  For further   information call Jean Fredrickson 541-875-4488 home, 503-899-7517 cell.


Wednesday,   January 22, 12:15 pm.  Third Sunday   Fellowship Lunch.  Location to be determined.



Our Mailing Address,    Website, Newsletter, & Donations:  Checks may be made out to CCUUF and placed in our   donation box or mailed to:  Richard Fetrow, CCUUF Treasurer, P.O. Box   111, Newport, Oregon 97365.  Receipts will be issued upon request or at   the end of the year.  Our website is at    To contribute activities or announcements to the Newsletter or to add or   remove people from emailing list, please contact

Suggestions for speakers?  Please contact Debbie Dypold (541-574-9004) with   any suggestions you might have for speakers during the coming year.

We are a Welcoming Congregation.  All are equally   welcome regardless of race, background, gender, or sexual orientation.









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