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: General Discussion
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
CANCELLED FOR MARCH 19th

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

Clay Exhibit at the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen 
March 4 - March 23116 North Broadway, Berea
This temporary exhibit features the work of several artists, including UUCL member Barbara Steinrock. The gallery is open 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Saturday. For more information, call 859-986-3192 or email info@kyguild.org.

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

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.

UU 101
Sunday, March 19, Purple Classroom, After Service
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

Boston Cook-Off
Sunday, March 19, Fellowship Hall, After Service
Challenge our Coming of Age teens and mentors to a Boston-themed Cook-Off! Dishes may be creative interpretations or traditional, and may be prepared at home in advance and warmed/prepared for sampling. These are the categories: Boston Appetizer, Boston Bread, Boston Side Dish, Boston Main Dish/Soup/Chowda, Boston Dessert. Choose your category and bring it! Our whole congregation is invited to be tasters! Donations to the Coming of Age Heritage Trip to Boston will be accepted. Our esteemed Bostonian judges are looking for presentation, theme, and taste. Thank you for supporting our first ever COA Boston Cook-Off! Contact: Stacey Stone, uucldre@uucl.org.

Game Night 
Thursday, March 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, if you want to be put on the mailing list.

Breakfast at the Catholic Action Center
Saturday, March 25, 400 East Fifth Street, 8:30 AM
We provide, prepare, and serve breakfast. Contacts: Pat Lake, pal9972@gmail.com or Marion Joseph, marionjoseph@sbcglobal.net.

Spring Grounds Cleanup Day
Saturday, March 25, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Volunteers are needed! Even if your time is limited, there are plenty of jobs which can be done within an hour or two. Take this opportunity to get involved and get to know your fellow congregants. Bring your own tools if you can; coffee and lunch will be provided. Contact: Rick Hall, richardhall@twc.com.

Property Council Meeting
Sunday, March 26, Green Classroom, After Service
What can you do to help maintain the building and grounds of UUCL? Contact: Rick Hall, richardhall@twc.com.

Together We Will Bluegrass Meeting
Sunday, March 26, Great Hall, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Together We Will Bluegrass is a local grassroots organization that seeks to carry forward the values of inclusion and action expressed through political impact, education, engagement, volunteering, and support of local organizations. Speakers at this meeting will include: Angela Evans, Attorney, LFUCG 6th District Councilmember; Meredith Scalos, House Majority Leadership Staff for Legislative Research Commission - New Leaders Council; Adelle Burk, Planned Parenthood. Contact: Becky Wallace, becky.wallace@hotmail.com

Humanist Forum
Thursday, April 6, Great Hall, 7:00 PM
The Forum is a freethought discussion group. Contact: Clay Maney, cmaney@pronettech.com.

Men’s Night Out 
Tuesday, April 12, 7:00 PM
All UU men and friends are welcome to join us for fellowship. Contact: Van Underwood, vanunderwood@hotmail.com.

Game Night 
Thursday, April 13, 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.

UUCL Service Auction
Saturday, April 15, Allen House, 6:00 PM
Calling all theatre lovers!
Save the date for fun at this year’s UUCL Service Auction - Saturday, April 15!
Please submit donations by filling out an online donation form or a paper form available in the Foyer. Bring in your donations to church every Sunday until April 2. 

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.

UUA General Assembly
June 21-25, New Orleans, LA
In addition to business sessions, the GA program offers workshops, lectures, and worship and witness opportunities. Registration and Housing Reservations are now open.