Many paths. One welcoming and diverse community.

Sundays at UUCOV

Services are at 9:30 am & 11:30 am
at our Sanctuary at 1971 Pinebrook Road, unless otherwise noted.

Adult RE at 9:30 am & 11:00 am in the Asta Linder House, unless otherwise noted.

Social time 10:30 am - 11:00 am on the lanai in the sanctuary.

You are invited to any combination of activities Sunday morning. We look forward to seeing you!

Worship Services

January 21
Service: You and I and #MeToo 9:30 & 11:00

Rev. Khleber Van Zandt. The courage and audacity of the women, men, and people who have spoken out about their experiences of sexual misconduct has brought us to a new place in our culture and society. The way forward has yet to fully appear, but we cannot and will not go backwards.

January 28
Service: Masks and Walls 9:30 & 11:00

Lori Baribeault. Why do we work so hard at keeping up appearances? And what might we gain if we let just a few more people in to our 'fortress of solitude?' Lori, UUCOV’s Team Leader of Sunday Morning Experience and active with Interweave, worked in Human Resources and Benefits for 25 years and spent many years in community theater, both behind the scenes and on stage, even studyimg a semester at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

February 4
Service: Relinquishing the Center 9:30 & 11:00

Rev. Khleber Van Zandt. Mitra Rahnema’s powerful new book of essays by UU clergy and laypeople of color is entitled Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity, and Power in Ministry and contains deep insights into the struggles of people of color in our ministries and our movement.

February 11
Service: I Heart UUCOV 9:30 & 11:00

Rev. Khleber Van Zandt. On this Stewardship Sunday, we’ll explore what we accomplished together last year, see what’s coming up this year, and talk about ways to support the mission of this place that is worth so much to so many.

February 18
Service: Still Honoring a President 9:30 & 11:00

Rev. Khleber Van Zandt. Presidents' Day. King George III asked the American painter, Benjamin West, what Washington would do after winning independence. West replied, “They say he will return to his farm.” “If he does that,” the incredulous monarch said, “he will be the greatest man in the world.” ‘Nuff said.

Adult Exploration

January 28, 09:30am
Adult RE: "The Civil Conversations Project" WATERS HALL A

Living Room Conversations will explore a new topic each Sunday in January through readings, videos and discussion. The Civil Conversations Project- Krista Tippett curates The Civil Conversations Project. The project suggests it is up to us, where we live, to start having the conversations we want to be hearing and creating the realities we want to inhabit.

January 28, 11:00am
Adult RE: "Long Strange Trip: The New Unitarian Movement"

A multi-part video presentation covering two thousand years of Unitarian Universalist history followed by a discussion led by Bonnie Norton. This week: The New Unitarian Movement continues to spread across Europe from Poland to the Netherlands and eventually to England.

February 4, 09:30am
Adult RE: Frontline Series: "From Jesus to Christ - The First Christians"

Frontline Series, From Jesus to Christ:The First Christians-Drawing upon historical evidence, these programs challenge familiar assumptions and conventional notions about Christian origins. Through engaging on-camera interviews with twelve scholars--New Testament theologians, archaeologists, and historians--the series presents their contributions to this intellectual revolution.
Jesus' Many Faces - How well do the archaeological clues historians are uncovering match up with the story Christians have long told each other? Jesus was an ordinary Jewish resident of this time, but new archaeological findings show that he was probably not the humble village peasant often portrayed. Moderator Sylvia Hancock.

 

February 4, 11:00am
Adult RE: "Long Strange Trip"

This session covers the first development of an American Unitarian movement, including Joseph Priestly who was a Unitarian minister as well as world famed chemist. The Pilgrims (Puritans or Congregationalists) arrive and debates ensue between the two burgeoning religions.

February 11, 09:30am
Adult RE: Frontline Series: "From Jesus to Christ - The First Christians"

Drawing upon historical evidence, these programs challenge familiar assumptions and conventional notions about Christian origins. Through engaging on-camera interviews with twelve scholars--New Testament theologians, archaeologists, and historians--the series presents their contributions to this intellectual revolution.
Jesus' Many Faces - The Romans had little tolerance for those it judged disruptive of the Pax Romana. Jesus was a victim of the Pax Romana. Jesus was born before 4 BCE and died around 30 CE. The timeline is short, but the historical scale is large. Moderator Bev Morrison.