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 Wednesday 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.

White Allies’ Discussion Group

Meets the 2nd & 4th Sundays from 8:30-9:30 AM for ongoing discussion on white privilege and racism. Topics for each discussion are announced via email. Email Karen Hager to be added to the listserv to receive links to the discussion articles.

NAMI NRV Monthly Meeting

The new NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) NRV Chapter meets monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 4:30 PM in our library. These meetings are open to all in the community. Learn more about NAMI at https://www.nami.org/.

Mental Health Support Groups

 Our two community mental health support groups meet the 3rd Monday of each month at 6 PM. 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.

 

 

 

September Events

 

Sign Up NOW for 2017-18 Circle Suppers 

Circle Suppers are monthly social gatherings of 6-10 people to share a potluck meal. It's a great way to get to know folks from the congregation! Groups meet October - May. If you're interested in participating, fill out the online form (http://goo.gl/forms/EY2jjJV9yE) by September 30. Groups will be formed based on the information provided. Questions or problems with the online form? Contact Kim.

  

Concert Featuring Andrew McKnight, Renowned UU Musician

Saturday, September 9, 7 PM, Sanctuary

Join us for a wonderful evening of special music. There will be two 45-minute sets with a 15-minute intermission. Andrew will also be leading a special music service on Sunday morning, September 10 at 10 AM. There is no charge for the concert but donations are gratefully accepted. The concert is open to the community so be sure to invite your friends. Check out Andrew's website for more information.

 

Quarterlifers' Picnic/Firepit

Friday, September 15, 6-10 PM, upper firepit or lower level if raining

In your 20s or 30s and looking for community? Join us for our Fall event. Bring a potluck item to share. A gas grill will be available for cooking. See Patrick or Kim after services or contact quarterlifers@uucnrv.org for more info. Also contact them to get on the quarterlifers listserv and be sure to receive all group announcements.

 

EarthSpirit Sisters Fall Equinox/Mabon Celebration

Friday, September 22, 6:30-9 PM, Elarth hall

All women are invited to celebrate the Fall Equinox/Mabon in this Earth-based ritual.  

50+ Singles' Group Potluck and Games

Sunday, September 24, 12:15 PM, Elarth Hall

Are you 50 or older and single? Join us for a fun afternoon and make new friends. Bring a favorite dish to share and your favorite game, if you have one. Feel free to bring a single friend or two (over 50)! RSVP to Annie.

 

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 Frontier Days. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year. The auction website is up and running so begin entering your exciting, community-enhancing offerings. Need help logging in – contact the auction co-chairs at powers@vt.edu. Children will have their own fun-filled Frontier Days party on the lower level.