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.

Holley Bookstore
2nd and 4th Sundays, Fellowship Hall, 12:30 PM 
Selling books and fair trade coffee and chocolate. Open most Sundays after service, except first Sundays. Contact: Rachel Wade-Harper, redewrwh@gmail.com.

LexCU​UPS 
Sundays, Allen House, 1:00 PM
This Week: Discussion of Gnosticism
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
2nd & 4th Sundays, Purple Classroom, 1:00 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, August 19, 1055 Industry Road, 8:00 AM
The Catholic Action Center has officially moved to 1055 Industry Road. In May, UUCL volunteers will resume offering breakfast on the 3rd and 4th Saturdays of each month.However, more volunteers are desperately needed to help our two teams continue to supply, cook, and serve breakfast. Contacts: Pat Lake, pal9972@gmail.com, or Marion Joseph, marionjoseph@sbcglobal.net.

Swing Dance Lessons
Saturday, August 19, Fellowship Hall, 7:00 PM
Learn some new moves before the Swing Dance event on October 14! Contact: Sharon Schilling, sharons1737@gmail.com

7 Principle Sundae Sunday
Sunday, August 20, Fellowship Hall, After Service
Make an ice cream treat and choose your Principle toppings! (Allergies and dietary restrictions will be provided for in limited quantities.) High Schoolers get to be the servers! Donations are accepted to cover the cost of this and other family-friendly events! Contact Stacey Stone at uucldre@uucl.org for allergy/dietary needs, or to volunteer!

UU 101
Sunday, August 20, 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.

LexCUUPS Eclipse Viewing
Monday, August 21, Allen House, 12:30 PM
Join us for viewing the solar eclipse. Lexington will experience 90% totality. Contact: Cailet, cailetllyntegid@hotmail.com.

Eclipse Viewing
Monday, August 21, Jim Roberts Community Park, Franklin, KY
All UUs and friends are welcome to join Charlie Lutz at the Woodmen of the World Pavilion for viewing the total eclipse. The partial eclipse begins at 12:58 PM EDT and lasts almost 3 hours. The total eclipse begins at 2:26 PM EDT and lasts for 2 minutes and 26 seconds. (Note: Franklin is in the central time zone so the local total eclipse time will be 1:26 PM CDT.) Contact: Charlie Lutz, ctlutz2@uky.edu.

Game Night 
Thursday, August 24, 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, August 26, 1055 Industry Road, 8:00 AM
The Catholic Action Center has officially moved to 1055 Industry Road. In May, UUCL volunteers will resume offering breakfast on the 3rd and 4th Saturdays of each month.However, more volunteers are desperately needed to help our two teams continue to supply, cook, and serve breakfast. Contacts: Pat Lake, pal9972@gmail.com, or Marion Joseph, marionjoseph@sbcglobal.net.

Swing Dance Lessons
Saturday, August 26, Fellowship Hall, 7:00 PM
Learn some new moves before the Swing Dance event on October 14! Contact: Sharon Schilling, sharons1737@gmail.com

Town Hall
Sunday, August 27, Great Hall, 12:30 PM
The Board will provide information on the proposed mortgage refinance and property improvements prior to the meeting on September 10. 

First Sunday Potluck
Sunday, September 3, Fellowship Hall, After Service
Please bring a hearty dish to share, and join us for fellowship this Sunday. This is a great time to meet people in the community. As always, visitors and newcomers are invited to be first in line!

Holley Book Club Meeting
Sunday, September 3, Purple Classroom, 1:30 PM
At this meeting, we will discuss Upstream: Selected Essays by Mary Oliver. The Book Club will meet monthly to discuss books from the UUA Common Read and the Justice and Spirit: UU Book Club on Goodreads. You can reserve a copy of any of these books at the Bookstore, on the contact page of our blog at www.holleybookstore.wordpress.com, or by contacting Rachel Wade-Harper at 865-591-0696 or holleybookstore@gmail.com.

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

Congregational Meeting
Sunday, September, 10, After Service, Great Hall
The Board of Directors has advocated a refinance of the current mortgage to fund essential building and ground improvements. More specific information will be coming soon, as contractor proposals are now being reviewed. Only members of the church can approve the refinance. Please plan to attend this special meeting, as UUCL bylaws require no less than 40% of the total membership be in attendance. For more information, please contact Jerry Morrison at jrmorrison1@gmail.com, or any Board member at board@uucl.org.

Men's Night Out
Tuesday, September 12, 700-9:00 PM
All UU men and friends are welcome to join us for fellowship. Contact: Van Underwood, vanunderwood@hotmail.com

Game Night 
Thursday, September 14, 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.

UUWomenspirit Retreat
October 11 - 15, Highlands, NC
This Fall, we will gather once again where for 30 years a sacred web of women has assembled to celebrate the power of the Divine Feminine. Registration is now open at www.uuwomenspirit.org.