ArtsConnect uses a variety of creative art forms (music, visual, literary arts etc.) to deepen our connections with each other, with the greater Rockville area, and nearby Beltway communities. There are three different ArtsConnect events held at UUCR throughout the year (October/January/March), with each event lifting up a different social justice theme. Each family-friendly event features a special guest musician or musical group as well as the work of poets and artists of all ages. Click the logo above for more details and for ticket information!
Regular announcements and much more are available in UUCR E-Weekly.
All newcomers and visitors are warmly invited to drop in for a Newcomer Chat, which will take place every Second Sunday during Middle Hour (10:15 a.m.) for informal conversation. A Newcomer Chat is an opportunity to ask the questions you're most curious about, whether they be about UUCR in particular or Unitarian Universalism more broadly. Information will be made available for upcoming classes or other opportunities to learn more about our faith community. Do join us! Questions? Email Adrian Graham.
Emerson's Sunrise Coffee Circle meets on Sunday mornings from 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Building 2, Room 26 (8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. in the summer months). Join us for our open conversations. Discussions are focused on explorations of heart and sharing from the spirit around a different spiritual and/or theological concept. Topics are chosen each week in advance, keeping vibrant and warm our connections with our growing community.
Come journey with fellow seekers and travelers! Rev. Lynn Strauss, Rev. Rebekah Savage, and Lay Leaders will faciliate on alternate weeks. No sign-up necessary.
The Spirit of Life Sangha is a meditation group in the spirit of Thich Nhat Hanh. It meets each Sunday during Middle Hour in Building 2, Room 22, from 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the summer months). New members are encouraged to arrive a little early for a brief introduction. Contact Liliane Floge to learn more.
Women's Open Spiritual Connection Group Gathering.
Come join us for our next gathering, Saturday, November 10. We are open to all women interested in exploring spirituality together while gaining creative insights and connection with each other. A typical meeting consists of introductions/check-in, guided meditation, creative self-exploration, sharing of insights with group discussion, and closing. Meetings are on the second Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Building 4 Room 44. For questions, please contact Sahar Dawisha, Diane Baillie, or Julie Robinson. You may email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Young Adults Group is a spiritual and social group open to all young adults (18-35). We are a welcoming community planning spiritual workshops and social events for each other. The YAG goes to brunch following service every 2nd Sunday of the month. Meet us in the courtyard by 11:15 a.m. to head out for brunch! Contact Liz Hedges for more information.
Open to the public and in a coffeehouse-style atmosphere, Socrates Café Rockville is a philosophic discussion in a small to mid-sized group (6 to 10 people), conducted loosely in the style of Plato's Socratic dialogues. Participants themselves generate the questions to be discussed each time and can expect to leave with a clearer understanding of others' positions, as well as their own, on questions of significant moral or ethical import.
There is no cost to attend and no sign up required. Come when you can. Bring a friend. Contact Jon Landenburger to learn more.
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