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OUR MISSION is to encourage and facilitate consideration of ethics, philosophies, and religions and the development of our individual values and beliefs; to provide opportunities for fellowship and mutual support; to establish and maintain a vigorous Unitarian Universalist presence in our local community; and to expand our membership.

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to SUNDAY SERVICES

Services begin at 10:30 a.m. Sundays.
Childcare and Religious Education from 10:15 to 11:45.
Coffee & Conversation - 11:30 to 12

The building is wheel chair accessible.

 


SEMI-ANNUAL MEETING The Board of Trustees of the UUCOB has set the date for the semi annual meeting of the UUCOB for Sunday January 20, 2018 at 12 noon


Mondays 12:00 Noon.    Bag-Lunch with the Minister       

Join Reverend Kathy for lunch and conversation on Mondays   Room 2   

Vespers Services, 5 pm in Room 1 (45 minutes to an hour long) are quiet and contemplative, with readings, meditations, and recorded music. Vespers will include a segment for Joys and Concerns to be shared personally. 

  Future Vespers dates are January 10 and 24.


Prior to the 10:30 am service, the Discussion Group meets at 9:15 a.m.  

After the service join us for "Coffee, Cookies and Conversation"

       SUNDAY SERVICES                                                

                                          Audio of Past Sermons  

 Upcoming Pulpit Presentations

 January 13, 2019

9:15 Discussion Group Topic:"What is a good friend?”
10:30 Service:Rev. Kathy Tew Rickey, “On the Edge of the Unknown: Where Possibility Lives”  Working as a chaplain in a Level II Trauma Center, you can imagine the multitude of patient/family crises I witnessed where I could not know what was going to happen in the next second, minute, hour.  Standing in that place without assumption or prediction and staying in the moment, open to all possibilities, was where the chaplain had to be; it was challenging.  But if we learn how to be open to possibility in certain moments, even in our daily relationships, we can become better friends, partners, parents, co-workers, and co-members.Audio of Sermon
Service Leader: Cliff Jackson

 January 20, 2019
9:15 Discussion Group Topic: "Walls"
10:30 Service: Aidan Quinn and Christine Stay, “Creating Harmony:  Learning to Disagree without Distancing” This sermon in song can remind us of our congregational goal of maintaining right relations in our dealings with each other.         

Service Leader: Dan Gribbin

 January 27, 2019
9:15 Discussion Group Topic:
10:30 Service: Rev. Kathy Tew Rickey, “As the Spirit Moves”  The possibilities are endless at this point, so I’m going to wait and see what percolates for this last Sunday in January.
Service Leader:Rita Scheeler


 

Life Long Learning Program 

 

 APHANTASIA      Cliff Jackson    January 23, 2019, 4:00—5:30

 

 Last May I read a curious article in the News Journal.  "Man with no tail discovered in Ormond Beach". What in the world? I don't have a tail either! I had no idea that people have tails. I'm 67 years old and now I find out about this. Unbelievable!   Actually, that is unbelievable, but it is exactly how I felt when I found out that I have Aphantasia. I am "mind's eye blind". My first thought was amazing. I'll share the history, testing, current research and personal experience of the condition. We will also explore related conditions like synesthesia and eidetic memory.

WORLD RELIGIONS CLASSES— led by Rev. Kathy Tew Rickey 1 st and 3rd Wednesdays 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 1 — January 16 & 30, February 6 & 20, and March 6 & 20. In six 1½ hour sessions, we will study the basic tenets of religions of the East: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Taoism, Shinto, Confucianism. No pre-reading, no homework – just come and enjoy in words, pictures, and hear from some folks who are practitioners of these faiths. There will also be break-out sessions for class participants to explore and process with each other the many remarkable aspects of eastern religions. Rev. Kathy is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister with a Master of Divinity degree from Meadville Lombard Theological School, Chicago, Illinois. She has been serving UU congregations since 2011 and has lived in Ormond Beach since being called to UUCOB in 2016. She shares her home in Ormond Beach with her little dog, Daisy. Rev. Kathy also serves as cochair of the F.A.I.T.H. organization. In addition, she is active in Toastmasters and enjoys gardening, kayaking, golfing, travel, and dining with friends

 

 


Audio of Past services

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              Accreditation 2009

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