Please join us! For safety, all of our events have moved online. See calendar for details.

Find your affinity and/or identity groups for you to meet others in a relaxed setting that encourages conversation, spiritual connection and an opportunity to be of service. For additional programs: https://www.uuclb.org/connect/

70 Plus Group—Wisdom Circle

Facilitator: Nancy Popoff

This group of seniors; open to all who fall in the general elder adult age group meet to discuss a topic. Contact the facilitator to find out more.

Currently this group is meeting via zoom.

Contact the 70 plus group

Atheist

Facilitator: Steve Fuller

This group offers the opportunity to explore life, both personal and social, through atheistic roots. It’s a place for discussion about the meaning of atheism and its effects on our lives and relationships.

Mondays, 3:00 on Zoom
Contact the Atheist Group Facilitator

LGBTQ+

Facilitators: Mimi Gephart-Seeley and Michael Lyde

This group is re-shaping how a group would like to gather in this time of Covid19. Please reach out to our facilitators by emailing the contact below. Pay attention to the Advance and Weekly Announcements for any upcoming events.

Contact the LGBTQ+ Facilitators

Nature’s Path

Facilitators: Pat McAllister and Pat Taylor

This group explores Wiccan and Pagan practices and insights as well as celebrating all eight of the Wiccan Sabbats. All are welcome!

Currently this group is meeting via zoom.

Rooted in Reverence

Facilitator: Edie Mickey-Silveria

This group draws upon Jewish and Christian sources to deepen our UU Faith and practice. Group discussion will explore contemporary historical writing and music, including biblical texts, prayers, and meditations in our reflection.

Currently this group is meeting via zoom.

UUCLB Writing Group “Words of Our Own”

Facilitator: Debbie Rodriguez

Everyone is welcome…come for a visit if you would like. A prompt is provided, and then we read our writing and we share positive feedback only. Debbie Rodriguez is certified in the Amherst Writers and Artists Method. The meeting is held after the third service for 90 minutes.

Currently this group is meeting via zoom.

UUCLB Contemporary Book Club

Facilitator: Contact Office for Facilitator

We meet every 4th Sunday at 9:00 a.m. During COVID-19 we meet on Zoom. To access the Zoom meeting, go to https://www.uuclb.org/ Click on Calendar, find the meeting by date and time and click on Zoom. Please read the book and come ready to discuss. All are welcome. We do not read a book in December.

January 23
Joy for Beginners, Erica Bauermeister (2011). Six friends celebrate one’s new lease on life by each doing something new, difficult or scary.

February 27
Lincoln in the Bardo, George Saunders (2017). A tour de force, experimental novel like nothing we have read before. Discussion awaits!

March 27
The Nightingale, Kristin Hannah (2015). An epic panorama of WWII from an historic perspective seldom revealed: the women’s war.

April 24
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry, Fredrik Backman (2015). From the author of A Man Called Ove, a touching and funny take on our inherent right to be different.

May 22
The Searcher, Tana French (2020). Can a detective retire to a remote Irish village and put all his old police instincts to bed forever?

June 26
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, Kim Michele Richardson (2020). Another tale (reminiscent of last year’s The Giver of Stars) of the Pack Horse Library Project of Kentucky, this time with a twist.

July 24
The World According to Fannie Davis, Bridgett M. Davis (2019). Set in 1960s and 1970s Detroit, a matriarch’s business in the Numbers makes her daughter’s dreams come true.

August 28
Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer, Barbara Ehrenreich (2018). A new perspective on our bodies and how we over-prepare for what is inevitable. August is National Wellness Month.

September 25
The Night Tiger, Yangsze Choo (2019). A sweeping historical novel about a dancehall girl and an orphan boy whose fates entangle over a Chinese superstition about men and tigers.

October 23
The Midnight Library, Matt Haig (2020). A library beyond the edge of the universe where all our life stories could be changed if we made one different choice.

November 27
The Madness of Crowds, Louise Penny (2021). A Canadian homicide team sorts through crime where reality and delusion are so confused it’s near impossible to tell them apart. As sides are declared, a madness takes hold.