Recurring Events

Second Sunday Potlucks

Following the service on the second Sunday of each month, we gather together in Elarth Hall for a potluck for all ages. 

Auction

Conversations on Our Faith

Meets each Wednesday from noon - 1 PM in Elarth Hall. Come explore our faith's American history with a particular emphasis on our luminaries. Come to one session, come to all. Come to know more of our proud heritage. Bring a bag lunch, if desired.

Women's Coffee and Breakfast Group

Meets at 7:00 a.m. Mondays at Panera Bread in Blacksburg.  Learn more.

Women’s Lunch Group

Meets on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at noon. Drop-ins are always welcome. Check the Calendar for lunch locations. Learn more.

Men's Coffee and Breakfast Group

Meets at 7:00 a.m. Mondays at Panera Bread in Blacksburg. Learn more.

Yoga

Meets Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Learn more.

The Sages: Aging as a Spiritual Journey

Meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 2:00 p.m. Learn more.

Choir Rehearsals

Love to sing? Our choir rehearses each Thursday from 7-8:30 PM under the direction of Ella Kromin. Childcare is provided upon request. The choir sings at 2-3 services per month. The choir does not meet over the summer.

Children's Choir Rehearsals

Children are welcome to participate in our Chalice Choir and sing at several services per year. The choir is under the direction of Ella Kromin and  rehearses each Thursday from 6-6:45 PM. The Children's Choirs does not meet over the summer.

Parents' Covenant Group

Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. in Elarth Hall.

Experience adult conversation on deeper topics while building connections with other families at UUC. Begin with a potluck meal at 5 PM and then split into small groups of 8-12 adults for discussion while the kids go to childcare. Learn more.

EarthSpirit Sisters Full Moon Ritual and Other Eath-based Celebrations

All women are invited to the monthly celebration of the full moon in this earth-based ritual. Rituals start at 6:30 PM. Check our calendar for the date each month.

Get to Know UUC

Interesting in learning more about UUC? Attend a “Get to Know UUC” information opportunity at the front of the sanctuary immediately following the 3rd Sunday service each month.

Meditation

Gather each Tuesday in our library from 7-8 PM to deepen your meditation practice. All levels are welcome.

 

June Events

 

50+ Singles Group Hike and Lunch

Saturday, June 3, hike at 9 AM, meet in Cascades parking lot, lunch at 1:30 PM, Panera in Blacksburg

Over 50 and single? Join the fun for a hike to the falls and/or coffee or lunch at Panera on University City Blvd. in Blacksburg at 1:30 PM. No RSVP required, just come if you can! Contact Annie for more info.

  

Annual Congregational Meeting

Sunday, June 4, 11:15 AM, Sanctuary

All members are requested to attend the annual UUC business meeting. Members will vote on new officers, the budget for fiscal year 2017-18, a social justice focus for the congregation (in addition to our Mental Health Justice Ministry), and changes to the bylaws. If you can’t attend in person, please give your proxy to another member. You can also email your proxy form to Lisa. All info for the meeting can be found at http://uucnrv.org/members_area/annual-meeting.html. Childcare provided.

  

EarthSpirit Sisters Full Moon Ritual

Friday, June 9, 6:30 PM, offsite

All women are invited to this monthly ritual celebrating the full moon at Darla Bray’s home. For more information and directions, contact Diane Jackson. ESS is open to all who seek sisterhood and desire a deeper understanding and spiritual awareness of ancient Earth-centered traditions. 

Tai Chi Classes - FREE

Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 13-August 3, 10-11 AM, Elarth Hall

"Introduction to Temple Style Tai Chi" is open to all ages. Sponsored by Blacksburg Parks and Recreation Department. Bruce Cantrell is the instructor.

 

Mental Health Support Groups

Monday, June 19 , 6 PM, Library and Nursery

Our two community mental health support groups meet the 3rd Monday of each month. One group is designed for those with a mental health illness themselves, and the other group is for family and friends of those with a mental illness. Both are facilitated by professionals from Community Services. All are welcome.

Earth Spirit Sisters Summer Solstice Celebration

Wednesday, June 21, 6:30 PM, offsite

All women are invited to celebrate the Summer Solstice at the home of Ash Mills in Floyd. Email Ash for directions from the light in the town of Floyd.

 

SAVE the DATE! Annual Goods & Services Auction

Save the date for UUC’s 2017 Service Auction – Saturday, November 11 at 5 PM. The theme this year is The Wild West. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year. Watch for more information on how to donate using our online website. Start thinking about what fun events/items you will donate. Children will have their own fun-filled Wild West party on the lower level.