Unitarian Universalist Church of Lexington, KY

Calendar and Upcoming Events

Church Calendar

The church keeps an online detailed calendar of what's going on at our church facilities.

Please keep in mind that not all events are posted on this calendar. Contact office@uucl.org if you would like a room reserved.

You can also check out our newsletter The Uniview.

Church Schedule

Sitting Medi​tation
Sundays, Allen House, 9:00 AM
Come join us for meditation in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. Contacts: Kari O’Connor, indigohilldesigns@gmail.com or JoAnn Prosser, hapahow@hotmail.com.

Sunday Sangha
Sundays, Allen House, 9:45 AM
Join us for a group-led adult Buddhist discussion hour. Contacts: Kari O’Connor, indigohilldesigns@gmail.com or JoAnn Prosser, hapahow@hotmail.com.

LexCU​UPS 
Sundays, Allen House, 1:00 PM
This Week: Discussion of Esoteric Practices
We promote the practice of Pagan and Earth-centered spirituality in a UU environment. All interested persons are welcome. Contact: Cailet, cailetllyntegid@hotmail.com.

EMB​ERS
Sundays, Green Classroom, 2:00 PM
We focus on honoring the Earth in our spiritual practices and daily lives. Open to all, including families. Contact: Susan Short, seshort525@gmail.com.

 

 

Recurring Events

Adult C​hoir
Wednesdays, Great Hall, 6:30 PM
Like to sing? Join the UUCL Singers as they rehearse, discover new music, and have a blast! Contact: Sally McCord, music@uucl.org.

Nia
Tuesdays, Fellowship Hall, 6:30 PM 
Combining dance, martial arts, and mindfulness, Nia is a holistic fitness practice addressing each aspect of your life - body, mind, and soul. Nia is for every body and fitness level. Contact: Marie Conger, mccconger@gmail.com.

Taoist Tai Chi 
Mondays, 11:00 AM & Wednesdays, 7:00 PM, Fellowship Hall
Visitors are welcome to come and observe at any time. UUCL does not provide information on programming and costs. Contact: Pat Griffin, taoisttaichilexington@gmail.com.

Upcoming Events

Breakfast at the Catholic Action Center
Saturday, February 18, 8:30 AM, 400 East Fifth Street
We provide, prepare, and serve breakfast. Contacts: Pat Lake, pal9972@gmail.com or Marion Joseph, marionjoseph@sbcglobal.net.

Welcoming Team Meeting
Saturday, February 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Great Hall
Do you want to help everyone feel welcome at UUCL? The Membership Team is looking for some friendly faces to be part of a new Welcoming Team, which will consist of ushers, greeters, and people interested in reaching out to newcomers. Join us for brunch and an interactive training. If you are interested in attending, please contact Ashley Bryant Cheney at 859-321-9794 or bryant.cheney@gmail.com

Kentucky Heartwood Annual Member Potluck
Saturday, February 18, 5:00 PM, Fellowship Hall
All are invited to join us for this year’s gathering, featuring a talk entitled “The Ancient Trees In Our Backyard” by Tom Kimmerer, PhD, Chief Scientist at Venerable Trees, Inc. Contact: Tina Marie Johnson, kentuckyheartwood@gmail.com.

UU 101
Sunday, February 19, Purple Classroom
Want to know more about our history and beliefs? All are welcome to join us, and you can also learn more about Unitarian Universalism here. Contact: Ashley Bryant Cheney, bryant.cheney@gmail.com

Game Night 
Thursday, February 23, 6:00-9:00 PM, Fellowship Hall
Bring a game and a friend and join your fellow game players for an evening of fun. Some games will be provided, so if you don’t have anything to bring, just bring yourself! Contact: Erika Emrick, erikaemrick@gmail.com.

“Finding Real Facts in an Alternative Fact World” 
Thursday, February 23, Lexington Public Library Central Branch, 140 East Main Street, 6:30 PM 
The Bluegrass Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is hosting this free public forum to examine the role of the news media. Contact: Liz Hansen, liz.hansen13@gmail.com.

Green Dot Lexington Training
Saturday, February 25, Great Hall, 9 am - 4 pm
Green Dot Lexington empowers community members to prevent and reduce power-based personal violence by choosing to be active bystanders. Lunch is provided. This training is free and is recommended for people over 18. Space is limited, so please register by filling out this online form. Space is limited to the first 25 people. Lunch and a T-shirt are included, free of charge. Recommended for over age 18, and you do not need to be a UUCL member to attend.

Town Hall Meeting
Sunday, February 26, Great Hall, After Service
A representative from Solar Energy Solutions will be providing a presentation on the new solar electric generation system. Contact: Jerry Morrison, president@uucl.org. 

“We Are Made of Star Stuff”
Sunday, February 26, Great Hall, 6:00 PM
If you missed the February 5 service, this is your chance for a stellar experience! Our High School Youth will provide an encore performance, followed by a potluck dinner. Please bring a dish to share and enjoy our special evening service. The offering will support the Coming of Age program.

Humanist Forum
Thursday, March 2, Great Hall, 7:00 PM
The Forum is a freethought discussion group. Contact: Clay Maney, cmaney@pronettech.com.

Men’s Night Out 
Tuesday, March 14, 7:00 PM
All UU men and friends are welcome to join us for fellowship. Contact: Van Underwood, vanunderwood@hotmail.com.

Coffee HoUUse
Saturday, March 18, Fellowship Hall, 7:00 PM
Join us for a free concert with many of our talented UUCL musicians. Baked goods, finger foods, coffee, and wine will be available for sale. All proceeds will benefit the Cardinal Valley Elementary music program. Contact: Sally McCord, music@uucl.org.

LexCUUPS Ostara Ritual
Saturday, March 18, Allen House, 7:00 PM
Ostara is the celebration of the Spring Equinox, and is seen as the time of total balance - the longest day and longest night, not Winter and not yet Spring. It marks the rebirth of nature and is also a time for introspection, meditation, and evaluation of the current events and attitudes in your life. Contact: Cailet, cailetllyntegid@hotmail.com.

UUCL Service Auction
Saturday, April 15, Allen House, 6:00 PM
Save the date for UUCL’s annual fundraiser! Look for more information coming soon in The Weekly eNews. 

Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 16, Great Hall, 11:00 AM
This service will be for all ages, and an Easter Egg Hunt will follow afterward. To participate, please bring one dozen filled eggs per child. Contact: Stacey Stone, uucldre@uucl.org.

MidAmerica Regional Assembly 
April 28-30, 2017, Oak Brook, IL
This year’s theme is “Finding Our Partners: Faith in Action.” The keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. Lee Barker, President and Professor of Ministry at Meadville-Lombard Theological School.

LexCUUPS Beltane Ritual
Saturday, April 29, Allen House, 7:00 PM
Beltane is an ancient Celtic festival, best known for the dancing around the Maypole, which marks the Cross Quarter Day, halfway between the Spring Equinox and the Summer Solstice. Beltane rituals often centered around fires and were practiced to ensure fertility and protect the people from harm by otherworldly spirits. Contact: Cailet, cailetllyntegid@hotmail.com.