UUCV News

Last Week to Submit Auction Items!

Sept. 15 is the deadline to donate, so don’t delay! http://togetherauction.com/uuventura Here is a link of FAQ’s or contact Ruth Owens or Katie Turner.

Our September Theme is Expectation

Autumn is a season of expectation. Even as the year is turning to winter, many things are getting underway, the new school year and our church program year. Expectation can fill us with energy, and yet unmet expectations are complicated. Someone said “the key to happiness is low expectations.” The services in September will consider … Continued

New Draft UUCV Mission Statement

by Kim Prieto, Feb. 2019 The 545 Vision Task Force has been working to synthesize the input we’ve received from the congregation to date. Informed by feedback from congregational meetings and surveys conducted by the board over the past year and from our congregational vision brainstorming session last fall, we’ve created a working draft of … Continued

Connect with the Connecting Committee

Stop by “Connecting Center” in Berg Hall on Sunday after services to connect with someone new at UUCV.  Members, friends, newcomers, and visitors are welcome. Stop by our table, near the Welcome and Adult Programs tables after church and talk with someone you may not know. We have lots of information about the goings on … Continued

Green Room Gallery Call for Submissions

The deadline to submit applications for the next exhibit in the Green Room Gallery at UUCV will be announced here.  Please check back for the date. At this time, we are accepting two-dimensional art only. Works on paper should be framed in glass or Plexiglas. All artwork to be displayed must be wired to hang … Continued

Artwork in Green Room Gallery

Congregation’s Work on Exhibit – UUCV GREEN ROOM GALLERY   APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS The “Green Room Gallery” now showcases ORIGINAL works of art. All artists within our church community may apply. Please follow these guidelines to summit your artworks: Limit 2 works of art per artist may be submitted for review. Must be two dimensional artworks only, … Continued

Message from our new DRE

Dear Community of UUCV, I could not be more excited to join you as DRE for Children and Youth! It is wonderful to con­tinue this work of nurturing and celebrating our spiritual lives. To be involved in a trustworthy community who loves them and nurtures them in their growth is my vision for an RE … Continued

New Bicycle Parking – An invitation to Ride Your Bike to Church

by Ray Vargas In celebration of Earth Day and our church’s advocacy and commitment to a Green Sanctuary, new bicycle parking in the shape of “inverted-U’s” has been installed along the exterior east wall of the sanctuary. Offering eight spaces, with additional parking located by the children’s playground, the bike parking allows members and visitors … Continued

UUCV seeks Director of Religious Education

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura is seeking a Director of Religious Education for a growing, vibrant engaged congregation on the central California coast. Key qualities include: Ability to provide vision and leadership for children and youth in a program of 30-40 with potential for growing the program and the position Seeking a good administrator with … Continued

You’re Invited to the Party!

Celebration Sunday April 9. We will celebrate the abundance and generosity of this congregation with a special luncheon after church. Together in the service we will make our pledges to the congregation for the coming year. Then our newly formed Stewardship Team will throw everyone a grand Thank You! Party. This has been such a … Continued