Groups

UUCM groups offer a variety of interests. Some groups are based in learning with a spiritual focus while others have a social connection and still others may be activity based. If you’d like to start a new group please reach out to minister@uugrassvalley.org to start the discussion.

If any of these group interest you, they would be glad to have you join in.

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Adult Learning

Live UUCM’s mission through the Religious Education offerings. We offer a variety of classes, seminars and workshops throughout the year. We welcome your ideas and your participation. If there are other kinds of learning and growing experiences you are interested in please let us know […]

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Book Group

Do you love reading? Join in for UUCM’s Book Group which meets once a month to enjoy discussing books that cover a very wide range of topics. Upcoming 2022 book selections and dates are […]

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Drop-in Support Circle

The circle’s mission is to provide a place for UUCM folks to drop in to give and get a little extra support. Our meetings usually last for about 50 minutes, using a circle format, taking turns to share what is present for us. If there is time remaining, extra sharing is offered using a popcorn style format. Sharing is confidential. Advice should be given only when requested or with permission. We are a sharing and support circle rather than a therapy session. […]

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Humanism Discussion Group

The Humanism Discussion Group is a gathering for both those who identify as humanists and those who are interested in learning about this philosophy.  Discussions explore aspects of humanism, as well as various topics and their connections to this belief system, with a focus on how humanism relates to today’s world. Subjects for group discussion […]

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Men’s Group

The UUCM Men’s Group has informal gatherings of warm and welcoming UU men. Topics include life experiences, world events, art, science, religion or the lack of it. It is a group that is thoroughly stimulating and interesting and seeks always to be nonjudgmental. We have no leaders and no agenda. All men are welcome. Meeting in person, weekly […]

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Music

Music is a fundamental part of UUCM life, helping us celebrate the mystery and wonder of existence and renewing our spirit. Our services have a varied program of traditional and contemporary music; you may hear a classical piano solo, a choral or vocal ensemble piece, meditative chanting, folk artists or a bluegrass band, as well as occasional guest musicians. […]

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Singing Meditation Circle

Singing Meditation is a wonderful spiritual practice that alternates shared singing with meaningful shared silences. The Songs are typically brief, gentle chants from a variety of sources and traditions. The songs are taught primarily by repetition: one of the circle members begins singing while others listen until they feel comfortable joining in. We sing a […]

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Soul Matters Circles

Make meaningful connections in Soul Matters Circles! Are you looking for deeper connection with others, with yourself, and with your deepest values?   Soul Matters Circles are small, facilitated groups of 5-8 people that meet once a month from September through June using the monthly themes as springboards and lenses for reflection and sharing. They have […]

Spirituality Sharing Circle

Spirituality Sharing Circle

UUCM’s Spirituality Sharing Circle meets monthly, offering an opportunity to connect to others and to explore spirituality through the lens of topics chosen by those who gather. The circle was formed to offer a space in which one can reflect upon, talk about, and even experience spirituality freely. The circle is gradually finding its form, […]

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Walking Group

Did you know that regular walking can have many health benefits? It may lower your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes. It can strengthen your bones and muscles. It may help you maintain a healthy weight. It might help lift your mood. Join us and you can also make some new friends! […]

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Women’s Circle

The Women’s Circle meets monthly for fellowship and friend making. Our gathering is diverse and often serendipitous and features an activity or often a themed potluck. We have no specific leader and no particular agenda, often deciding as a group on what activities we would like to do. We welcome ideas and suggestions. It’s always […]

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Writers’ Group

The Writers’ Group and is a supportive community of like-minded writers who come together to pursue the art and craft of writing. The members can help each other by offering suggestions, giving information, and even providing positive criticism to help enhance their writing skills. Whether novice or experienced, all are welcome. Meeting by Zoom only on the […]