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Nisenan Homeland Return: The facts and the fictions

Saturday, March 9 @ 3:30pm:
Have questions?  Want to share your enthusiasm?  Confused about “something I heard in line at the market?”  Tribal attorney and UUCM member Frank Lawrence will speak about the Nisenan Homeland Return campaign to purchase the Woolman at Sierra Friends Center property, and answer that one question you have but haven’t asked yet…

UUCM “Adopt” A-Road Litter Pick-Up

In the coming weeks when driving Ridge Road near the high school and down the hill into Nevada City, you’ll notice signage that UUCM has “adopted” the road for litter cleanup! Once a month a mighty UUCM crew of 4-6 with litter collection sticks, brightly colored safety vests, and bags in hand will brave the […]

Changes in Kids Connection: Come See For Yourselves

Over the last few months, as we have been redesigning our Kids Connection spaces and rituals, we have been moved to consider how our Kids Connection program might affect our UUCM children in the long run. What will our children remember about their time in Kids Connection at UUCM? How might their memories of Kids Connection influence the people they grow up to be? […]

Share the Plate!

Our February Share the Plate recipient is Child Advocates of Nevada County. The mission of Child Advocates is to provide services that empower and protect children.  There are three principal programs: […]

Democracy Vespers and Vigil

As a way of launching our February theme of Justice and Equity, Rev. Kevin will host a Democracy Vespers and Vigil at UUCM, a gentle, reflective opportunity to acknowledge and speak to the grief, fear, resilience, hope, and commitment in our hearts and souls. A one-hour indoor vespers service of words, silence, music, and ritual will be followed by a candlelight or glowstick vigil outside, weather permitting. […]

Lay Sermon Seminar: Got a message in you?

Rev. Kevin will once again facilitate a lay sermon-writing seminar beginning in February for a circle of 6-8 people, and is looking for a few more interested persons. Maybe you! Please contact Rev. Kevin by February 6 at minister@uugrassvalley.org. Using a rich and connective process developed by the Rev. Erika Hewitt, each person will gradually […]

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – 2024

Join in for a unique afternoon celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. A program that goes beyond King’s dream for a better world, looking at racism today, especially in our community, and how we can work to overcome it. Light refreshments following the program. Admission is Free! The event is offered in-person at the Unitarian Universalist […]

First Art Show of 2024: Visibility Through Art

From January 18 – March 15, the UUCM Library and Art Gallery will show an exhibit of works from the Visibility Through Art (VTA) project, produced by the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe.
There will be a reception for UUCM members and friends after Sunday service on January 28th, from 12:30 pm, in the Library.

Another way to Support Hospitality House

UUCM is supporting Hospitality House by collecting donations of needed items for the guests. Utah Phillips, the founder of Hospitality House, was a member of UUCM, and UUCM has supported the shelter, named in his honor, since its inception as a nomadic shelter. The project will be on-going each month of the year. Please bring […]