Programs for Adults

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UUCM, the UU Church of Nashua, and the UU Church of Manchester are sharing our Lifespan Faith Formation programs, which are designed to encourage spiritual growth and a free and responsible search for truth and meaning.  Below is a list of offerings coming up soon, followed by a list of other ongoing programs.  You can always check the UUCM Calendar (click on individual events to read details) and weekly e-news for information on upcoming offerings.

Check out a variety of events in all three locations.  Most are Drop In, but you must register for some by contacting the host church.

Click here to download the  Faith Formation Brochure.

Upcoming  Events

 

Saturday, May 6, Milford (Register office@uucm.org or 603-673-1870)
UU Heritage Tour in Boston with Rev. Barbara

Leaving from UU Nashua at 8:30am, returning by 5:00pm. Call Rev. Barbara McKusick Liscord (UUMilford) with questions 603-554-6643. Please register by May 1. Group size 7-18 people. $10 for tour. Let’s carpool!

Sunday, May 7 @ 1pm, Nashua
Black Lives Matter Presentation

The public is warmly invited to hear Boston’s Black Lives Matter speaker Mr. Martin Henson. He will present an overview of current events and activities, discuss the need for a Black Lives Matter movement in the context of white supremacy, and take questions from the audience. Refreshments will follow. This event is part of the day’s important nationwide UU teach-in about white supremacy.

Thursday, May 11 – June 8, 7-9pm, Nashua (Register https://goo.gl/forms/J4JScSEXuuK4v7Uh2)
Cakes For The Queen of Heaven

“Cakes” is a feminist thealogy program that explores women’s religious history and examines pre-Judeo Christian cultures that may have worshipped the female as divine.  Follow the registration link for a complete description.

Saturday, May 20 9:00am-10:30am, Milford
“White Privilege – Let’s Talk”

Discussion program invites people to engage in safe, meaningful, substantive, and bold conversations on race.

Weekly

Sundays, 7-9:45am, Manchester

Buddhist Study/Practice 7am Yoga; 8am Silent meditation, 9am Teachings

Sundays, 4-5:30pm, Milford

Kundalini Yoga – Kundalini Yoga Coop All levels. $12-$15 sliding scale/class. No one turned away for lack of funds.

Tuesdays, 6–7:30pm, Milford

Souhegan Valley Insight Meditation Group Instructions in sitting/walking meditation, brief talk. All levels. Offered on “dana” (donation) basis.

Wednesdays, 7-9pm, Nashua

Buddhist Meditation Instruction provided. On alternate weeks, the leaders give “dharma talks” on Tibetan Buddhism philosophy.

Fridays, 6:45-8:15pm (Register www.meetup.com/manchester-buddhism-sangha/ )

Buddhist Teachings & Practice Silent meditation, dharma teaching. All levels.

 

Monthly

1st Sundays, 11:30-12:30pm Nashua
Deeper than Coffee

After worship services, join us for an hour of reflection and deepening of your worship service experience. A great way to make connections.

3rd Sundays, 2-4pm, Nashua
UU Friends Book Discussion Group

Eclectic reading list that has included historical fiction and nonfiction, memoir, classic literature, self-help books, and popular titles.

1st & 3rd Sundays, 7–9pm, Nashua
Young Adult Group

Adults aged 18 to 35 gather for community, connection and spiritual growth.

2nd & 4th Sundays, 5-7pm, Manchester

Transgender Group Support group for anyone who identifies as transgender

1st Tuesdays, 7-9pm, Nashua
TEDTalk TUUSDays

Ideas to Deepen Your Faith Based on the theme of the month, participants will watch one of the many talks presented through the TED Network, followed by reflection and sharing.

2nd Tuesdays, 7-9pm, Nashua
Spirited TUUSDays

Join us each month for an introduction to a variety of experiences and disciplines including tantric dancing , drumming, singing/chanting, art therapy, and MORE!

3rd Tuesdays, 11:30-1:00pm, Nashua
Rowley Discussion Group

Connect our rich history of Humanistic exploration with our future by discussing a sermon by Rev. Don Rowley, minister of the Nashua church, 1958–1987.

3rd Tuesdays, 7-9pm, Nashua
Soul Matters in the World

Join Rev. Allison to learn about a different World Reli-gions through the lens of our monthly theme. We’ll talk about the basics of each religious tradition, then explore the way our theme fits into that tradition’s
beliefs and practices.

4th Tuesdays, 7-9pm, Nashua
Life’s Issues through Great Literature

Each book has been carefully selected to help readers delve more deeply into each month’s theme.

1st Thursdays, 7-9pm Nashua
Color My World

A meditative and colorful spiritual practice where we join together in a contemplative setting. Bring your own supplies or enjoy materials provided.

1st Thursdays, 7pm, Manchester
Exploring Humanism

The Humanist movement has long been part of the Unitarian Universalist tradition. The group shares the responsibility of preparing the topic on a rotating ba-sis.

1st & 3rd (& 5th) Thursdays, 7-9pm, Nashua (Register uucnoffice@gmail.com)
“Adult OWL (Our Whole Lives)”

Using values, communication skills and spirituality as starting points, we explore sexuality issues for adults of all ages. Builds understanding of healthy sexual rela-tionships, affirms diversity, and helps one accept and affirm their own sexuality.

4th Thursdays, 7-8:45pm, Milford
Sacred Circle Dancing

Dances are easy to learn, and each is taught anew each night, and range from playful to meditative, an-cient to modern and choreographed. Open to all.

1st Friday, 7-8:30pm, Milford
Friday Night Enrichment – “Hope in Challenging Times.”

Join others in a meaningful exploration of topics to expand our minds and our hearts, and deepen our connections with each other. All are welcome — so bring your friends!

This month’s Enrichment offering is a short video from “Awakening the Dreamer” that focuses on local actions in communities world-wide, and the value of each individual effort to make a positive difference. Following the 20-minute video, we will share discussion and dessert.

2nd Fridays, 7-10pm, Milford
Song Circle

People who love to sing and/or play acoustic instruments for fun. We use the Rise Again songbook.

 

Curriculum Through Community

Choirs

Nashua Choir—Wednesday, 7-9pm
Manchester’s Transposition Choir — Sunday, 7-9pm (Trans*, friends, family, allies choral group)
Milford Choir—Wednesday, 7-8:30pm

UU Hikers Nashua

Open to all. It’s our 7th UU Principle in action.

Covenant Groups/Small Group Ministry (Register)

Nashua & Milford (in Milford, Amherst & Mont Vernon)

Craft Groups

Nashua -every Tuesday, 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 2–4pm.
Milford-every Monday 9:30-12pm

The Open Door, Milford (Register office@uucm.org )

Online, interactive website provides biweekly tidbit exploring monthly theme with visual and poem/prose and two questions to start conversation.

Sermon Seminar, Milford (Register office@uucm.org )

Create and deliver a service and sermon.  Read more.