Upcoming Events

This page provides more information about upcoming events than may appear in the Church Calendar or elsewhere. Click the links below for information on the events, listed in chronological order:

Solidarity Rally and March – Jan. 18, 2020

The Solidarity Rally and March is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Courthouse Plaza in Columbia. Jan. 25 is the bad-weather backup date. Rev. Molly is one of the speakers. The Social Action Team is co-sponsoring this event.

Volunteers are needed, especially to patrol the march. There will be training for this activity in early January. For information, and to contact organizers to volunteer, see the Facebook event.

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Loaves and Fishes – Jan. 19, 2020

UUCC provides the evening meal at Loaves and Fishes on the third Sunday each month – Jan. 19 this month.

Please sign up here to prepare food for this meal and/or to help set up, serve and clean up.

Serving meals at Loaves and Fishes is a project of our Social Action Team. Email Diane Suhler for more information.

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Men’s Group – Jan. 25, 2020

The UUCC Men’s Group meets on the second, fourth, and fifth Saturdays of each month at 8 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Executive Center. The group is open to all men. There are no fees and no reservations are necessary.

The agenda is an open discussion of whatever is on the minds of those in attendance – and breakfast! For more information, contact Wiley Miller at 573-864-8574 or by email.

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Third annual Founders’ Day Service Auction – Jan. 25, 2020

The third annual Founders’ Day Service Auction will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25. This is our premiere annual soiree and church fundraiser. Read more.

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Building Task Force Congregational Input Meeting – Jan. 26, 2020

Join the Building Task Force after worship on Jan. 26 to share Founder’s Day birthday cake and your input as we continue moving toward a Capital Campaign for building improvements and expansion.

This will be your opportunity to hear a report from our Next Steps Weekend, take a look at the first draft plans from SOA architects, and share your input on our emerging project.

Questions or comments may be emailed, or contact any members of the Building Task Force – Patty Daus, Kevin Fritsche, Larry Lile, Matthew Bossaller, Rosie Geiser, and Barbara Rupp. See you there!

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Walk on the Wild Side – Jan. 26, 2020

The Green Sanctuary Team is sponsoring monthly walks on the fourth Sunday most months throughout the year to explore the beauty of local woods and creeks (Gans Creek, Three Creeks and Mark Twain National Forest). Meet at 1:30 p.m. at the church.

Shrug off your civilized self for a short time and come with us into the peace of wild things.

The walks are suitable for reasonably fit 10- to 70-year-olds. Children are very welcome. There will be plenty of stops along the way. For more information, talk to Peter Holmes.

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Kaleidoscope Pagan gathering – Jan. 31, 2020

Join Kaleidoscope as we celebrate Imbolc, also known as Brigid’s Feast. The first stirrings of life after the long winter appear. Brigid shines the light of creativity upon us. Growth begins.

Gather with us at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31 at the church. We will join in ritual, followed by a potluck and friendship. All are welcome, no matter what their personal paths.

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