“People come to church longing for, yearning for, hoping for … a sense of roots, place, belonging, sharing and caring. People come to a church with a search for community, not committee.” — Glenn Turner
A different way of doing church
Affinity Groups are groups that gather within the congregation based on affinities of identity or interest. The Small Group Ministry program deepens and broadens personal spiritual growth. A group usually consists of 8-10 members who meet once or twice a month. Each meeting is focused on a spiritual or religious topic.
Each group below has a volunteer convener who organizes meetings and outings, with the assistance of others in the group. The link for each group takes you to contact information to connect with the group. The convener will make sure you receive notices of upcoming events for the group.
Groups generally meet on a fixed schedule but sometimes things change. See our calendar for information on upcoming events.
Members, friends, and visitors who are people of color at UUCT are welcome to our monthly meetup! We will be deepening our relationships with each other, Unitarian Universalism, and our congregation through sharing spiritual practices and stories of showing up with our whole selves.
Centering BIPOC Voices is a monthly book discussion group with a specific purpose. The Centering BIPOC Voices book group reads books by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color authors. By reading non-fiction, fiction and memoirs we seek to better understand how racism and other forms of oppression affect all our lives. We expect better understanding will help
Food For Thought – a Healthier You, a Healthier Planet gives us a platform to discuss our dietary habits and how the foods we eat impact not only our own health and well-being, but also our environment. We view videos, have book discussions, provide resources and share recipes to encourage each other to maintain healthier and more
The Freethinkers’ Forum offers a discussion venue for those who think that opinions, religious and otherwise, should be formed on the basis of logic and reason. Presentations include topics in science, social science, philosophy, and literature. The Freethinkers’ Forum meets each Wednesday via Zoom. For more information contact the church office.
A resource for Unitarian Universalist Christians and those interested in UU Christianity at UUCT, we explore history, theology, the Bible and more. We have celebrated the holy days of Easter and Christmas, and shared communion during worship in between. Worship Leader: Kay Stuart-Tilley. For more information contact the church office. Currently on hiatus For recent
You are invited to join a special Small Group Ministry, UU Explorations, for those interested in gaining a deeper understanding of what it means to be a Unitarian Universalist. Every 3rd Tuesday at 7:00 pm Facilitated by: Trudy Deyle and Sally Andersen This is a sharing and listening circle about topics that relate to the
UUCT’s youth group is a community of Unitarian Universalist (UU) teens aged 12-20. It is a safe and sacred space in which youth find their voices and share their minds, while building community through youth empowerment. Meets every 2nd and 4th Sunday, 12:30-1:30 pm on the UUCT campus. Please come and join us! Youth Group touches on all