Get Involved Online and In Person
Welcome to our vibrant, diverse, and dynamic community. We have a dizzying selection of events, groups, and volunteer opportunities. See below for descriptions of our member-led groups and volunteer opportunities.
While we’ve had to temporarily pause all in-person gatherings, we have moved many of our weekly events and happenings online. Join us virtually today!
Unitarian Society Groups Online
This is a list of our ongoing groups and events. Please see our calendar for the most up-to-date information on times and links. For information on joining the groups below, or in starting your own member-led group, contact the office. These groups are open to all USSB members, friends and visitors. Sign up here to receive our weekly email.
Arts and Craft Zoom Meeting
Meets every Monday. Bring your art projects and share them with the group!
Annual Auction Team
This team works all year to plan, coordinate and execute USSB’s annual online fundraising auction, with dozens of virtual events, art, and more donated by USSB members. The event takes place every October.
Three times a year we offer members the opportunity to join a Connection Circle – a small group of six to ten people who meet twice a month, for an hour-and-a-half, for four months. These small groups provide an opportunity for individuals to build trust and make deep and meaningful connections which sustain them and our community as a whole. Groups are organized for sharing and listening. Guided by a facilitator, group members engage in reflection on the monthly themes. For more information, contact co-coordinators Carol Schwyzer or Becky Blake.
The USSB drum circle is a relaxing place to come and learn music in community. We will learn note values, rhythms varying in complexity, and group performance dynamics. Our circle is for everyone, regardless of experience or prior knowledge, to explore creativity in music together. We’ve got instruments to use or bring your own. The group meets every Thursday in the USSB sanctuary and masks are optional. On the first and third Thursdays of each month instructor Tim MacDonald joins us.
Justice & Equity Team
Every Friday we gather online to discuss the justice issues of the day and organize for action! The Friday Zoom meeting is facilitated by a small group of lay leaders with Rev. Julia Hamilton attending as she is able. You can learn more here.
Our Membership Ministry is dedicated providing a warm, welcoming and connected environment for members and visitors alike and meets online monthly. We encourage and help people navigate their way from their first visit to Membership and beyond. If you have found your spiritual home here and would like to share it with others, this is the volunteer committee for you. If you are interested, contact the office.
Solo Connection Meet-Up
Connect with other solo folks during this difficult time. For more information, contact Keith Strohmaier.
More Unitarian Society Groups & Volunteer Opportunities
These groups have been on hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic but are gearing up to continue as our normal activities resume.
- The Alliance
- Children’s Religious Exploration Volunteers
- Climate Crisis Task Force
- Fashion Fling (annual women’s clothing exchange)
- Flower Committee
- Immigration and Refugee Response Team
- Kaleidoscope Volunteers
- Kitchen Volunteers
- Library Volunteers
- Office Volunteers
- Seventh Principle Action Network (SPAN)
- Sunday Morning Coffee Hosts
- Taizé Services (candle-lit singing services)
- Usher Volunteers
- Warming Center Hospitality Team
- Women’s Spiritual Reflection group
- Worship Arts Committee