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

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Discussion Circle
11:30 am – 12:45 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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RE for Teens (high school): Youth Group
1:00 pm – 2:00 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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Parents Group
2:00 pm – 3:0 pm
Parents share the joys and
concerns of parenting in
today’s world...

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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....

Reflection & Sharing 
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm,
(2nd & 4th Sundays
)
Providing support and opportunities
for connection given that some of us
are facing illness, tremendous
hardships and major disruptions...

MONDAY

Office Hours with
Rev. D. Scott Cooper
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bring comments, questions, and thoughts to this open afternoon discussion time...

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Women's Book Club
7:00 pm –
Coming Soon!!!

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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WEDNESDAY

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

Office Hours with the Rev. Dr. Colin Bossen
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
(1st, 3rd & 5th Wed)
Bring your comments, questions, and thoughts to this open discussion time...

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Healing Racism: Compassion, Allyship & Acting for Change
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(2nd & 4th Wed)
New series opening with a grounding in self-compassion, and compassion for others...

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Wednesday Family
Gathering
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Designed for families with
children ages 4-11. Families
gather together for sharing
and centering, then meet
together as a family with a
lesson provided by our
Religious Education team...

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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Saturdays at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston

Healing Racism:
Compassion, Allyship &
Acting for Change
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
(Saturdays through Oct. 24th)
Compassion and Self-Compassion
followed by an Introduction to the
White Fragility Book Study...

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Please send an email to: carol@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