All are welcome to join in any of these groups that meet regularly.  If you have any questions, please direct them to the person listed in the group.

Please stay updated with our events by visiting the calendar for links, registration, and possible cancellations.


Meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Join in person or on Zoom.

A great place to check in with your spirit and meet some friendly community members.

Contact: Jo Gelinas or Rev. Leslie Takahashi

Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Caucus (BIPOC)

Generally meets monthly, on the 3rd Saturday at 4 p.m.  Please stay in touch for exact times.

Members who identify as People of Color gather to reflect on experiences as UUs in our larger world. 

Contact:  Rev. Leslie Takahashi

12 Step for UUs

No matter what addiction you have, join us as we engage in recovery as Unitarian Universalists on Wednesdays at noon.

Visit the calendar for the Zoom link. 

MDUUC Bike Group

Meets the 3rd Saturday, monthly, at 10:00 a.m.

All levels of ability are welcome. We meet at MDUUC at 10:00 a.m. and carpool or ride to our starting location. 

Join the mailing list to communicate plans before each ride. Contact, Jim Hughell for more information. 

Book Discussion

Meets first Tuesday each month in people's homes.

Contact: Bill & Joy Hicks

Caregivers Circle

Meets 1st Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. on Zoom.

A drop-in support group.  

Visit the calendar for links and updates.

Bell Choir

Rehearses on Sundays at 9:45 a.m. & Thursdays 6:30 p.m.

The MDUUC “BELL CHOIR” is an opportunity for the young and young at heart to explore pitched bells, percussion, their own instruments, and voices.  We meet in Bortin Hall on Sundays from 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and/or in the Sanctuary on Thursdays 6:30 p.m. 

Contact:  Ondine Young


Contact: David Wilcox

Elder Journey

Meets on Zoom on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. for personal exploration.

Elder Journey also meets both in person and online on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. 

Contact: Rev. Leslie Takahashi

Buildings and Grounds "First Saturday" Work Party

Our work parties are a great way to connect with members while beautifying our facilities!  Roll up your sleeves and join us on the 1st Saturday of each month.

Contact: Jen Marsh or Eric Chapot

Virtual Lunch Groups

A friendly drop-in lunch group that meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12 p.m. on Zoom. 

Look for the Zoom link on the calendar.

Joyfully Ourselves

Meets on the 3rd Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom.

*This is a space for LGBTQIA+ identified individuals to collectively explore and spend time with one another in solidarity and compassion with ourselves and others. 

For more informations, contact Rev. Rodney Lemery.

Healing Horizons

Meets on the 4th Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. on Zoom.

*This is a sacred space for members and friends of MDUUC who identify as white to engage in decentering whiteness. 

Contact: Rev. Rodney Lemery

Grief Group

Health and Hope

A space created for those who are living with a difficult diagnosis and facing demanding declines in health. 

Please contact Rev. Leslie Takahashi or Student Chaplain, Travis MacPhee for more information. 


Meets virtually on Sundays at 9 a.m. Supports silence with Tibetan bells, chants, and songs.

Contact: Sharon Lawrence

Men’s Breakfast Group

Meets 2nd Saturday at 9 a.m., hybrid, for conversation and to share life experiences

Visit the MDUUC calendar for more information on the next meeting.

Community Circles

Our Community Circles have been and continue to be a beloved piece of our small group ministry, designed to explore topics in community and build relationships. 

Visit the Community Circles page for registration and details. 

Open Women’s Group

The Open Women’s Group will not be meeting during the summer of 2024. Our next scheduled meeting will be a hybrid meeting on Thursday, September 5 when we are planning to meet with our new intern minister.

The Open Women's Group usually meets the 1st Thursday of each month, virtually, on Zoom at 10:30 am. Visit the MDUUC calendar for updates.


This is a supportive space in which we deal with matters of the spirit and heart and create a place to ask deep questions of one another.

Meets on the 2nd Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., hybrid.

Visit the MDUUC calendar for updates.


Contact: Kate Newkirk


Want to experience increased vitality, decrease stress, and explore meditation through movement?

QiGong meets on the patio each Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Drop-ins welcome!

Contact: Elaine Bush

Yoga & Guided Meditation

Yoga meets virtually on Mondays at 7 p.m. 

Guided meditation meets on Mondays at 8:30 p.m.

Contact: Sharon Lawrence

Young Adult Programs

This group provides opportunities for adults ages 24–35 to gather and meet. To join then mailing list, contact Marena McGregor

Middle School Youth Group

Meets Sundays from noon–1:30 p.m.

Visit the Children and Youth page for the calendar of events.

For more information and to join the mailing list, contact Marena McGregor

YRUU, High School Youth Group

Meets Sundays from noon–1:30 p.m.

Visit the Children and Youth page for the calendar of events.

For more information and to join the mailing list, contact Marena McGregor

Emerging Adults

Stay in touch with MDUUC's Emerging Adults by joining the email list by contacting Marena McGregor

Used Books

Contacts: Harvey & Jackie Segal


Contact: Carole Woods