Programs

UUCF FAMILY RELIGIOUS EXPLORATION

Summer 2019

Some of our offerings require registration. (Link provided in the description)

Contact Janise Barajas-Reenie at dlfm@uufresno.org or 559.322.6146 x12 if you have any questions.

Childcare is available for all on-campus offerings. Please let Janise Barajas-Reenie know ahead of time if you are planning to utilize the childcare so we can be sure to have it set up and/or can let the childcare providers know ahead of time that they don’t need to come.

CLICK HERE for our Main Church Calendar
(where you will find worship, classes, social and service opportunities, etc)
 
Events that focus on Love Inclusively: click here
Events that focus on Grow Spiritually: click here
Events that focus on Serve Gratefully: click here
Events that focus on Work for Justice: click here

Love Inclusively  

ONGOING EVENTS:

Young Adult Lunches & Brunches

Join a group of fellow 25-40 year-olds for coffee and a breakfast potluck before the service — or lunch after! Take an opportunity to connect with others in your age range and build community. Childcare provided upon request.  Contact: Amanda Monaco, alm.monaco@gmail.com

UU Family FUUn

Every month, a family organizes an opportunity to gather socially for fun and fellowship. Each month is a different activity, from pool parties to potlucks to potato bars, hosted by a family that volunteers. Locations vary depending on the host. Contact Alisha Mancinas for details: fgz4life@gmail.com

Grow Spiritually

SPECIAL EVENTS

Spirituality for People Who Have No Time

Would you like to cultivate a spiritual life but you just don’t have any time?  Join Rev. Tim to explore what spirituality looks like for those of us whose lives are filled to the brim.  Registration required 

Facilitated by Rev. Tim Kutzmark / Tuesday, July 23 at 10 am or 7 pm

Unitarian Universalist History: Meet Margaret Fuller

Join Rev. Tim to explore the thrilling life and teachings of Margaret Fuller (1810-1850), the influential Unitarian writer, creative thinker, and human rights advocate.  An ardent feminist, Fuller taught America how to think, feel, and act with non-dogmatic, life-affirming spiritual integrity. She also was the first major American foreign correspondent and the first literary editor of a major U.S. metropolitan newspaper (the New York Tribune).  Registration required 

Facilitated by Rev. Tim Kutzmark / Thursday, August 8 at 10 am or 7 pm

ONGOING EVENTS

CHALICE CIRCLES: Finding Connection and Community

Ongoing Group meeting from October – June. Please click here for more details. 

Sarayu Yoga  

Certified instruction in the techniques and spiritual practice of Sarayu Yoga. Designed for all ability levels. Includes brief meditation, breath work, energization exercises and hatha yoga asanas. Donations accepted.

Facilitator: Jenny Rohan, 855-4472, sarayuyoga@gmail.com

More information and dates/times: Monday Yoga, Chair Yoga, Thursday Yoga.

Fresno UU Buddhist Fellowship

The Dharma Without Dogma Sangha is an inclusive meditation and study group in which the participants feel an affinity with UU principles and Buddhism. All Buddhist practices are welcome, as well as all interested individuals. Democratic decision-making is followed in this peer-led group in order to create a safe and accepting environment.

Every Wednesday, 2:00-4:00pm

Earth Centered Unitarian Universalists (ECUU)

ECUU gathers to celebrate the turning of the wheel of the year with Wiccan/Pagan style rituals and get-togethers. Generally, we discuss the holiday and its origins, and how it can relate to Unitarian Universalism, We always include a craft and/or spell to go along with the theme of the sabbat, and do a ritual that follows a general Wiccan structure. All paths and seekers are welcome! No registration necessary.

Meeting times depend on the holiday. Check https://www.facebook.com/groups/ECUUFresno/  for updates.

Unitarian Universalist Humanists of Fresno

UUHF gathers monthly to connect with other Humanists and expand our understanding of our Humanist beliefs. Guest speakers are invited who have knowledge and expertise in particular areas. All are welcome. No registration is necessary.

Third Sundays of the month, 12:00-2:00pm

Unitarian Universalist Bible Study

Join us for our monthly Unitarian Universalist Bible Study. We’ll have a passage from the Jewish or Christian scriptures and explore its spiritual wisdom and how it can inform our spiritual lives and relationship with God/Love. All are welcome.

Fourth Sundays of the month, 12:15-1:45pm

Introduction to Unitarian Universalism

Would you like to learn more about Unitarian Universalist beliefs? Do you have questions about what it means to be a Unitarian Universalist? Are you thinking about becoming a member of the church? Do you want to feel more connected and involved? Join Rev. Tim and Patty Bennett for this engaging introduction to our faith and this church.

Dates TBD

 

Serve Gratefully

Coming Soon

 

Work for Justice

SPECIAL EVENTS

Faith and Film Series: The Suffragists (Las Suffragistas)

The Suffragists tells the story of Eufrosina Cruz, an indigenous woman in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico.  In 2008, her right to vote and run as Municipal President of her community was denied on the grounds that indigenous customary laws prohibit women from participating in electoral processes.  After a long battle, Eufrosina Cruz is a representative in Mexico’s federal government, and the first indigenous woman to be a member of the Congress of Oaxaca.  Come learn about her political struggle, as well as Mexican women’s long fight for political power. Registration required 

Facilitated by Rev. Tim Kutzmark / Thursday, August 1 at 10 am or 7 pm