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Events & Activities

We invite you to participate in the events and activities offered at UUCGT.
These are also listed on the Calendar page.
Call our office at 231-947-3117 for more information (office hours:  Tuesday-Thursday 9-4:00).
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Bridge Group:  Tuesdays, 1:00 pm
Sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge league. All are welcome. Cost is $5.00 per person.

Meditation in the Sanctuary:  Wednesdays, 10:00-10:30 am

International Folk Dancers:  Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
NOT MEETING DURING SUMMER. A fun evening of dancing for all! Visitors are always welcome and open to the public. No dance background needed. Come join us!

Mindfulness Meditation Group:  Sundays, 5:00-7:00 pm (winter hours), except for the 1st Sunday each month which meets from 2:30-6:30 pm
Our group is made up of beginners as well as experienced meditators.  We practice simple Vipassana techniques derived from the ancient Theravada school of Buddhism.  These techniques can be practiced by anyone.  We practice silent meditation for two 25-minute sessions with a 5-minute break between preceded by a discussion on a book the group has chosen.  All are welcome.

Music For All:
    Vocal Ensemble:  Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 pm, September-May
The adult choir welcomes anyone in high school or older.  We sing in Sunday services every 4-5 weeks. Music ranges from classical, to folk, to blues, and our efforts aim for meaning-filled and heartfelt singing opportunities.  New members always welcome!

    Musical Ensembles:  meet on an occasional basis
A sampling of the ensembles are:  UUCGT orchestra, brass ensemble, string ensemble, percussion         ensemble

CUUPS – Nature-Based Spirituality Group:  1st Tuesday, 12:00-1:00 pm
We honor the balance of masculine and feminine within ourselves, nature, and our spirituality while fostering that which we each find meaningful.  We meet at the time of the full moon and around other major festivals as celebrated within many traditions, such as the Solstice and those that draw from Celtic tradition.  All are welcome in our circle! We are also an official CUUPS Chapter – Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans.  For more information about CUUPS, please visit the national website: www.cuups.org.

Peacemakers Needleworkers:  Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 pm
We think we solve the problems of the world while piecing quilts—we call ourselves “Peacemakers!” We usually have a quilt project in progress, but others stop by with knitting and needlework.  We go on an outing each year, visiting quilt shops.  New participants are welcome anytime!

UUCGT Men’s Group:  1st Monday, 5:30 pm at Minerva’s
We gather to provide a venue for men to become more closely connected through a good discussion of timely matters and issues of mutual concern.  The group determines the topics.  The location is announced in the Flash and Order of Service.  All UU men welcome.  Please join us for a spirited time!

Wednesday Night Supper:  Wednesdays (October –  May) 
    5:30 pm social time, 6:00 pm dinner

1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month is a Potluck

2nd & 4th Wednesdays, the meal cost is $5.00/adult & $3/children 10 and under.  
If you don’t attend on a regular basis, please RSVP to the office (947-3117) to help determine quantity and preparation.

5th Wednesday is Pizza Night!

Come and share a delicious meal and fellowship – everyone is welcome!
During June, July and August, the Wednesday Summer Supper (Potluck) takes place at members’ homes.

Information can be found in the Flash, our weekly email newsletter, or by calling the office at 947-3117.