Adult Spiritual Growth

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

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

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

T’ai Chi Chih

T’ai Chi Chih(R) is offered by Lisa Otero, an accredited instructor who has been a practitioner for 20 years. The classes teach and practice a set of 19 gentle movements and one pose that focus on developing, activating, circulating, and balancing the body’s intrinsic energy, called Chi. This moving meditation is easy to learn and … Continued