Adult Programming

Watercolor Group

  The Watercolor Group meets every Wednesday from 12:30 to 2:30pm in Berg Hall at the church.  Come and play with us. We offer good conversation, inspiration, camaraderie, and gentle instruction. Work at your own pace. Beginners are welcome! We have everything you need to get started. If you would like more information, please contact … Continued

Circle Dinners

Circle Dinners give you a chance to get to know folks you may not have met at church yet, while sitting round the dinner table at someone’s home enjoying conversation and shared food. Each dinner gives you a chance to get to know new people from the church.  Dinners are scheduled 2 to 4 times a year, and … Continued

Small Group Ministry in Covenant Groups

“One of the things that so impressed me with this church was the many small groups offered. From men’s and women’s groups, book clubs, adult religious education, exercise and even hobby groups. So how do Covenant Groups differ from all the other small groups? Covenant Groups are led by trained co-facilitators. Working from a monthly … Continued

UU Hikers

UU Hikers hit the trail on the first Saturday of the month. They leave at 8 am sharp from the church. Come enjoy beautiful views, good company and vigorous exercise.  Guests are welcome if they are capable and prepared. Contact: Mike Sixbey 205-4032

Open Mic Night

About four times a year, UUCV invites members and friends to share their talents on a Saturday evening– whether as musicians, singers or spoken word artists — a chance to perform in front of a supportive and non-critical audience while providing a nice evening of entertainment and fellowship for members, friends and family. Contact: Kent Brinkmeyer, 818-281-6245 For me, these nights have … Continued

Friday Night Movies

Every Friday, watch a superb but little-known movie with a fun group while you enjoy popcorn and snacks. Meet Friday evenings at 7:00 pm in the Green Room (Enter at rear of church through Berg Hall) Current movie schedules are available in the church newsletter, On Common Ground. All are welcome. For more information, contact: Julie Moore, 653-6296

Women’s Voices Discussion Group

This open women’s group explores women’s roles and issues using audio/video presentations with discussion. All women are welcome.   Participants choose topics and ideas for discussion such as women’s issues, political and current events, including breaking news. Participating members will have an opportunity to contribute their ideas and concerns and to enjoy each other’s company. Days: … Continued

Buddhist Meditation

Friendship Sangha of the Heart The Friendship Sangha of the Heart practices mindfulness meditation in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.  We gather every Monday for an  evening of meditation which includes silent sitting meditation, silent walking meditation, inspirational readings, music, singing, chanting, and an opportunity to share about our meditation practice. This weekly program … Continued

Choir

The choir rehearses every Wednesday night from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Sept. through June in the sanctuary and sings twice monthly in Sunday services, September through June. This is a non-audition group of very dedicated and enthusiastic and loving singers.  New members are welcome at any time during the church year.  Please contact Carolyn Howard, the Music Director, … Continued

CUUPS Ventura, Celebrating Earth Centered Spirituality

The Covenant of UU Pagans (CUUPs) at UUCV is a group whose members honor the cycle of the seasons and explore Earth-centered spiritual practices. Together, the group learns about Paganism and how to do small, large, or individual rituals; learns and sings chants, and makes music; and establishes sacred space.The group extols loving the planet and one other.  Both experienced Pagans and … Continued