Interest Groups

Beading

Work on your beading projects alongside other beaders on the first Friday of each month from 7 - 9 p.m. in the Friarplace. All levels of experience are welcome. Bring your own supplies. Contact: Bo Ruch

Breakfast Babes

All EUUC women are cordially invited to gather every second and fourth Tuesday at the Colonial Pantry, 9627 Firdale Ave, Edmonds, at 9 a.m. for good food and conversation. Contact: Breakfast Babes

BrUUmasters

Meets occasionally on Fridays to brew various beer recipes and enjoy each other's company (and homebrew). Contact: John Tucker

Coffee ‘n Politics

Join us every Thursday from 10 a.m. until noon in room 1 to drink coffee and talk politics—or whatever else is of interest. Contact: Mike Averbuch

Conversations

Our conversation ranges from serious to silly. We discuss the books we have read, articles from the paper, jokes and cartoons, as well as what’s happening in members’ lives—of course, there’s always politics. We are a small group and new members are always welcome. We meet every Thursday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in room 1. Contact: Joyce Kolts

Dinner Out

Meets twice monthly on the second and fourth Thursdays at local restaurants. Occasionally meets at someone’s home for “dinner in” and order take-out for our food. Great way to get to know people! Low-key, low-cost, and always lots of good conversation. Singles and couples, old members and new friends welcome. Cost based on what food is ordered. Contact: Sharon Harris

EUUC Downtowners

Meets once a month for lunch and conversation. A different low-to-medium priced downtown restaurant is selected each month.  The group also occasionally does special outings in the downtown area.  Drop-ins are welcome. Contact: Julie Taylor and Carol Pearson

Fa-La Sisterhood

A group of women who sing a few times a year during the services. Contact: April Cook

Fiber Arts

All kinds of hand and machine sewing projects are welcome in this group.  If you're a quilter, there is table space to set up your sewing machine.  Meets the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. in room 1. Contact: Patty House

Folk Dancing

Greek, Balkan, Israeli, and miscellaneous line and circle dances for all ages and genders. No partners necessary. Weekly lessons, are typically scheduled beginning late February through March in Chapman Hall. Sunday night folkdances, preceded by a salad potluck, are held throughout the year, and there is always a folkdance at the Seabeck retreat in September. Contact: Orlien Becker

Handcrafters Stitch and Chat

Bring your knitting, quilting, embroidery, cross-stitch, mending, or any kind of hand sewing, and enjoy good conversation with friends old and new. Join us at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday and third Wednesday of every month. Contact: Karen Ernst and Pam Iverson

Joyful Noise

Thursday evening get-togethers to play music. Also provides accompaniment for Sunday services, memorial services, parties at EUUC, and other local UU churches. All skill levels are welcome. No auditions. Join the Joyful Noise email list for group updates. For more information, look for Joyful Noise in the Music section of the website. Contact: Nick Maxwell

Men's Group

Meets every second and fourth Thursday at 7 p.m. in The Friarplace.  All men are invited to this drop-in group to discuss philosopihical issues that are of interest to men. Contact: Brad Sharp and Bruce Samuels

QUUE (Queer Unitarian Universalists of Edmonds)

QUUE is for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer individuals and allies.  We focus on social and spiritual support for rmembers and outreach to the larger queer comminity.  We meet for various social activities each month.  Learn more. Contact: Brian Potter

Readers’ Theatre

Attention all wanna-be dramatists! If you would like Readers’ Theatre to meet monthly to read and discuss plays, contact: Barbara Powers

Second Sunday Book Club

Are you a bibliophile? The book club members choose both fiction and nonfiction for discussion. This group is open to adults, and they meet on the second Sunday at 7:00 p.m. in the Friarplace.  Contact: Jennifer Howell

Sunday Silent Meditation

Connect with your deeper, wiser, intuitive knowing; cultivate a calm non-anxious presence; contribute to peace on earth.  Come to the Friarplace on Sundays, an hour before the first service. Starting 45 minutes before the service we will meditate/contemplate in total silence, Unirarian Univesalist style, for half an hour. Afterward, you'll have plenty of time to greet friends and find a seat for the first service. Contact: Bev Castner

Toastmasters

Sharpen your speaking skills, build confidence, and have fun. Meets at EUUC on the second and fourth Tuesdays from 7-8 p.m. Contact: Bo Ruch

Unholy Rollers

An informal group of EUUC members who love to travel and explore in our recreational vehicles. The emphasis has been on traveling within 100 miles to explore the beautiful Washington parks, such as Kayak Point in Snohomish County and the Steelhead Park on the North Cascade Highway. Contact: Terry Webb

UU Amigas

We are an active group that participates in daytime and evening activities as diverse as potlucks, art walks, day trips, and picnics on the beach. We meet monthly, usually on Thursdays. Contact: Mary Ferrari

Wheel of the Year

Join us in celebrating the movement of the Sun across the sky on the eve of the solstices and equinoxes. Whenever possible, rituals will be held in the evening in Chapman Hall; consult the congregational calendar for exact dates and times.  The rituals include elements of Wiccan, core-shamanic, and Unitarian Univeralist traditions, as well as contributions from Wheel of the Year participants.  All EUUC members and nonmembers, their families, and friends are welcome. Contact: JoDee Creighton

Widows' Group

Get-togethers for fun and friendship, usually on the fourth Thursday of the month.  Hostess for the month plans the activity. Contact: Joan Callender

Wild Women

A social group for single women, age 40+. Meets the second Saturday of the month for potlucks in Members' homes. Guests welcome. Contact:  Marcia Helme

Women's Circle

Women are invited to join with other women in mutual sharing of ourselves around topics that nourish our spirits. It is both ongoing and open to newcomers and longtime members. You are welcome to come and see if this group is right for you. If it is a good fit, please join us as an ongoing member of the group. The circle meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in room 6. Contact: Carol Peters and Gail Smith