Online Groups

Due to the pandemic, First UU Church groups are meeting online. If you would like to join any of these groups, please contact us via email. See sign-up process below.
SUNDAY - First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston

Early Morning Book Group
9:00 am – 10:00 am
A weekly sharing of perspectives gained from reading 60 pages of non-fiction books...

Changing Women
9:00 am – 10:00 am
A women's wisdom circle and Earth-based spirituality discussion group...

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Adult Discussion Group*
9:30 am – 10:30 am
During this time of isolation and worry, ADGs provide a comforting way to maintain human contact and participate in respectful, intelligent discussions...

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Meditation Group
9:30 am – 10:15 am
Music, brief recorded talks and guided mindfulness meditations from a variety of teachers...

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RE for Teens (middle school):
YoUUth Unit
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Our younger youth explore ways they view differences and find ways to create change to better the world....

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RE for Teens (high school): Youth Group
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Discussions center around Unitarian Universalist values and the 5 smooth stones of faith, to explore how faith is expressed in each person's life..

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Coffee (Half) Hour
11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Gathering for informal, friendly conversation and sharing, ...

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Discussion Circle
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Facilitated, educational discussions on a variety of topics where everyone follows group guidelines to create a safe, friendly environment...

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Spirit Explorers
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
For ages 7-11 years, we engage in storytelling, games, songs, art, and more as we explore our Unitarian Universalist values and how we express them in the world...

Climate Action Team
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Proactively responding to the problem of climate change and encouraging members to reduce our carbon footprints...

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Parent's Group
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Especially for parents with babies, toddlers, and pre-school children to learn ways to have happy, healthy, satisfying family lives through ideas, support, and community. 

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1st and 3rd Sunday Creative Writing Group 
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Nurtures the creation of new work, provides in-depth discussions of each work, and fosters insights into the creative process....

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BIPOC Group
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4th Sunday of each month
Our BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People Of Color) members and friends of First UU join together in the light of truth and warmth of love to sustain one another and share our experiences. We want to have a world that respects EVERYONE.

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MONDAY

Women's Book Club
7:00 pm 
A monthly book discussion group, by and for women interested in fiction and literature...

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TUESDAY

Texts for Troubled
Times – with the
Rev. Dr. Colin Bossen

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
A series of literature-focused
discussions meeting every
two weeks. A new book is
discussed each month...

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Beginners Yoga
Class
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Discover your strengths
and balances through a
therapeutic approach to
yoga alignment and
mind/body integration
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Spirit Explorer Tuesday Group
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for games, a story, and time with your friends!


WEDNESDAY

Adult Enrichment*
12:00 pm –
Lively discussion each week!


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UU Bible Study 
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A Liberal UU Study of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John - "Who was Jesus?
A Story of Remembrance and Community Formation"...

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Wednesday Discussions
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for fun, facilitated, educational discussions on a variety of topics, where everyone follows and honors our group guidelines/
covenant to create a safe,
friendly environment. All are
welcome
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THURSDAY

Membership 101
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
(2nd Thursdays)
Learn more about Unitarian
Universalism and how to join
this caring, spiritual community...

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2nd Thursday Discussion Group*
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
(2nd Thursdays only)
Societal interest topics are discussed and previously selected by the group...

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String Band
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm,
every other Thursday

A virtual song sharing and play-along. Mostly ukuleles, but other string instrumentalists are welcome to play and sing and visit with us...

Men's Group*
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm,
1st Thursday

Monthly get-together for a great evening of camaraderie over dinner...

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Sanctuary Choir
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
(Every other Thurs)
An engaging, virtual hour
of hymn singing, sharing,
discussion, and several
virtual choir recording
projects...

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New UU Young Adult Group
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
(1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays)
For our younger adults ages 18 - 25,
to offer opportunity for personal
growth, spiritual reflection, and
social connection..

Saturdays at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston

Nonfiction Book Group
10:00 am – 11:30 am

The next Nonfiction Book Group selection is Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance by Edgar Villanueva. Plan to join us Saturdays for four weeks from June 5 through 26,
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Saturday Discussions
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for fun, facilitated, educational discussions on a variety of topics, where everyone follows and honors our group guidelines/covenant to create a safe, friendly environment. All are welcome...

Please send an email to: programs@firstuu.org (or for the groups marked with an asterisk*, email thoreauzoom@firstuu.org). Please include your first and last name, indicating which group(s) you would like to join.

You will receive an invitation via email. Before participating in any of our online group meetings, we recommend that you open a free, personal account on Zoom to facilitate communication and group hosting administration.

If you have any other questions, feel free to also contact us at info@firstuu.org