We are continually exploring our relationships with God and the world in which we live. The adult ministry exists to connect adults growing in faith through classes and study. We welcome diverse and new ideas, encourage open discussion and seek understanding in our growth and exploration.
Adult Sunday School
In between services, there are a variety of classes for adults. No matter where you are on your spiritual journey, we welcome you to any class of your choice on any given Sunday.
Classes have different focuses, but all explore how our Christian faith speaks to issues of contemporary thought and society. Current events, societal issues and the changing world are discussed. The goal of classes isn't to tell you what to think, but to broaden our thinking.
Upcoming Classes, Sundays, 9:50 AM
March 8-April 5
The Evolution of Theology since the Holocaust: Liberation Theology, Black Liberation, Feminist and Womanist Theologies
September 15-June 2020
Bible 101: Explore the scripture heard in worship. Room 117
Small groups are a great way to grow in faith and get connected. At UCP, you can find a variety of small groups, each with its own personality and various elements of Bible study, prayer, fellowship and mission service. Each group welcomes new members. Click on the accordions below to learn more.
About: themes vary; studies are six-10 weeks
When: Wednesdays, 10 AM
In The Other Room (ITOR)
About: explore religious or ethical leaders in formats such as TED talks
Women In The Spirit (WITS)
About: for women who like to read, pray for one another and build friendships
When: fourth Thursday, 7 PM
Dine with Nine
About: A simple gathering with nine persons – some couples, some singles, some church members and some friends, some new to the church and some life-long members, some older and some younger – for a series of gatherings at homes or restaurants for a meal and fellowship.
About: meets at local restaurants
When: Sunday, 6 PM
About: discuss current events and life over a simple balanced breakfast
When: third Saturday, 8 AM
Needle or Not
About: for those who like to knit, crochet, or do handy crafts; for all others, be the "not"
When: second and fourth Monday, 10 AM
Virginia Kitchen Lunch
About: good company and good food
When: third Sunday, 12:30 PM
Practicing God's Presence
About: contemplative prayer, Christian mediation
When: second & fourth Thursday, 7:30 PM
About: create quilts to donate to local and international groups
When: Thursday, 3 PM