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UU San Diego


Come Enjoy San Diego with Local UU’s.

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We are excited to announce our brand new program. For one low package price you can spend an unforgettable time immersing yourself in some of San Diego’s most beloved attractions – all the while enjoying the company of like-minded UU’s. Get the inside story on our history and hidden favorites, as well as experiencing our World Famous Zoo and lovely beaches. Sample cuisine from around the world in our richly cultural border city.  We have even allowed time for you to tell us what you want to see or do!


Children’s Religious Education Our children’s RE program is volunteer-driven and because we insist upon two sets of adult eyes in each classroom, we have on-going opportunities to serve. Being a classroom assistant requires no prep time. They assist with classroom activities, stories, and participating in discussion. Our teachers receive excellent, easy to use lesson plans that are well received by the students. Volunteering one or two Sundays would be of great benefit to our children. Contact Lisa Lawrence at if you can help in any capacity.



We continue to need some volunteers to set up for the social hour after Sunday service. Team 1; Prep will put out the adult and kid’s treats. Set up coffee and tea services. Team 2; coffee will make the coffee and clean the pots. Team 3; Load DW, wipe down tables, put up left over treats. It is my hope and vision to have rotating teams of volunteers within each category. You can volunteer for more than one team. If you are willing and able to volunteer, please contact Danean Mitchell at 623-546-6050. Thank you in advance for your assistance.


UUC Weekly Announcements

Are you an activist for Reproductive Justice? Are you interested in organizing further on this issue? Valley UU is forming a Reproductive Justice working group, and we are considering expanding to a UUJAZ Reproductive Justice Action Team. Email to join in this work and connect!

Lois Bartels will be out of town from Sept. 11- Oct. 6.  If you have issues for Building and Property, please contact Don Helms at 719-660-5535 or

The National Organization for Women (NOW) SC/WV Chapter will meet Wednesday, October 3, 1:00 pm, at the UU Church, 17540 N Avenue of the Arts, Surprise. Topics for discussion will be the issues relating to women in the coming election. There will be a presentation and discussion of the propositions on the ballot. For more information, please call 623-972-6273 or visit our website:         Betty Roberts, Publicity Chair

 Adult education course:  ‘Cakes for the Queen of Heaven’ – Sign up in the Social Hall for this course, the history of the ancient Goddess Religion.  E-mail Bonnie Saunders if you can’t get to church or if you have questions.  Dates: 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22.  Time: 1:00 p.m.  More details in the September Newsletter.

Mark your calendar for Circle Suppers on Saturday, November 10. These are pot luck suppers at the homes of members. We welcome newcomers and long-time members. It is a great way for you to get to know others in our community on a more personal basis. To participate, look for the sign-up sheet in the social hall or contact Nancy Flann at 623-583-4636 or Susie Cole at 406-600-8857.

On the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, the Sociable Breakfast Group meets at the Royal Oak Café in Sun City. So that seating can be prearranged, anyone wishing to attend should always contact Berta Czeczyk, (623) 562-6402 or Mary Smiley, (623) 203-8595, prior to the date. Thank you!



Please like and share our Unitarian Universalist Church of Surprise Facebook page! Teraysa Hightower created and maintains the Facebook page for the church. Please take a moment to check it out, say hello, like and share as you wish. The best publicity is through our own members.

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