Adult Programs

Welcome to Lifespan Faith Development’s Adult Programs webpage! We hope you’ll want to participate in some of our classes and programs this year. Our upcoming offerings are listed below. The Adult Programs Committee welcomes your input for future programming – we strive to provide a broad range of educational and faith development opportunities for members and friends of our congregation.

If you would like to lead or co-lead an adult program and have been active in our congregation for at least six months (Here’s our ARE Facilitator Policy and our ARE Facilitator Packet), please contact a member of the Adult Programs Committee. Plan to attend a facilitator training session if you haven’t led a class in the past, and submit a ARE Course Proposal Form by October 30th for the spring semester or April 30th for fall. We look forward to serving and learning with the members and friends of UUCB.

Childcare is available for any class upon advance request.

For more information about any course, please contact the facilitator or any member of the Adult Programs Committee.

The Adult Programs Committee meets on the 2nd Tuesday evening of each month. Please contact the chair for more information if you are interested in joining us.
The Adult Programs Committee
Chair: Patty Parsons
Stan Masters Peggy Naismith
Joe Thompson
Rev. Douglas Taylor
ex-officio member



Ongoing Groups


The Zen of Drawing

DATES: Sunday afternoons, ongoing

TIME: 12:45 pm (Drop-ins welcome)

FACILITATOR: Warren Thomas


UUCB Poetry Group

DATES: Fourth Monday of each month

TIME: 4 pm (Drop-ins welcome)


Listen, read, or share poems of all kinds.


Parents of Youth Group



For parents of teens; discussion based on books, articles, and relevant topics .


Good God Group (discernment)

DATES: 2nd Tues. and 4th Thurs.

TIME: 5:30—7:70 pm

FACILITATOR: Douglas Taylor

Are you searching for a deeper conversation about God and prayer? This group, similar to a Small Group Ministry with a theistic focus , explores “What is the movement of the spirit in your life?”


Friends in Spiritual Practice

DATES: 2nd and 4th Sundays

TIME: 10:30—11:15 am


Exploring mindfulness, impermanence, compassion, and other concepts arising from the Buddhist tradition. Meditation and discussion


Book Group

DATES: Third Tues of each month

TIME: 7 pm

FACILITATORS: Christine Niskanen and

Janet Landow

Each month’s discussion focuses on a book (usually fiction) chosen by the group.


Morning Meditation

DATES: Sunday mornings, ongoing

TIME: 8:30 am (Drop-ins welcome)

FACILITATOR: Ferd Haverly et al

Gather for Buddhist-style meditation and brief discussion.


SoulCollage® Workshops

DATES: Second Thursday each month

TIME: 7—9 pm


Art, fun, soul-searching and sharing!


Small Group Ministry

DATES: Varied days and times

CONTACT: Carol Finch, 724-8779

Friendship, fellowship, and deep sharing about matters of life, death, beliefs, faith.


Mission Statement and Goals of the Lifespan Faith Development’s Adult Programs Committee

Mission: We strive to educate ourselves and our children in love, and to nurture lifelong spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and ethical growth.

Goal: To support all members of the congregation in developing a sustaining faith as Unitarian Universalists through an intentionally planned Adult Program that builds a sense of spirituality and religious identity.