Connection Circles

Sessions offered February through June and September through January. Contact Carol Schwyzer ( or Becky Blake ( for more information about joining a Connection Circle group.

These small groups create meaningful connections with other folks in our congregation. Together groups reflect on a different theme each month, using a practice of deep and respectful sharing and listening, which creates a safe, confidential, and welcoming space. Each group is guided by a facilitator and meets twice monthly. In person or online – we have two ways to gather! Join us for our next session, meeting twice a month. Each meeting is an hour and a half long. 

Journaling Hour: Journaling as a Spiritual Practice

Tuesdays from 7:00-8:00 PM on Zoom. Contact Director of Religious Education, Charla Bregante at to join.

The journaling hour is a way to carve out time and space to write with intention in the comfort of your own home, while in the company of other writers. Journaling Hour is not about the finished product. There is no requirement or expectation to create something finished and polished. This time is about the process of being fully present, mindful noticing, and writing about what comes up for you. 

Midweek Meditation

Wednesdays 5:30-6:15 PM, currently meeting via Zoom. For more information, email the office. See our events calendar here.

Join us for an online midweek facilitated meditation session. Wherever you are, in body, mind, and spirit, USSB is here to support you. This weekly mindfulness group has two 15-minute meditation periods. Meditation leaders rotate and may include walking, guided, or other types of offerings. Beginners welcome! 

Why Were We (U)Us?: A Monthly Zoom Group for Young Adults

Second Sunday of each month at 7:00 PM PST. Contact Director of Religious Education, Charla Bregante at to join this online group.

This monthly Zoom group is for 18-28 year olds, no matter where they may be currently living. We explore issues and themes common to folks in the early years of their adult lives such as building community, finding purpose, growth and change. We ask questions about how Unitarian Universalism fits in our lives now. Using readings and personal experiences, we build connections and learn from one another. And there is always plenty of time for socializing, games, and activity planning. 

More About Adult Religious Exploration

Opportunities for Adult Religious Education classes and affinity groups are always opening and evolving. Do you have a class or group you might want to offer? We’d love to hear your ideas. Contact Director of Religious Education, Charla Bregante at for an up-to-date list of offerings or visit the events calendar to find out what’s going on this week.