The Learning Journey offers adult faith exploration and development classes and forums throughout the year led by experienced facilitators. If you wish to suggest or teach a class, please contact Learning Journey chair, Tanya Webster at

There is no charge for classes, open to ages 16+ unless noted or otherwise arranged with the instructor. Childcare is available for classes; Please request at least one week before the first class to arrange.

Upcoming Learning Journey Classes & Events

  • Living the Interdependent Web – classes start Sep 15

    Living the Interdependent Web: UU Principles

    8 Saturdays, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
    Sep 15, 22, 29; Oct 6, 13, 27; Nov 3 & 17
    Walk-Ins Welcome. Register to Receive Handouts or Childcare >
    Facilitated by Ellie Kilpatrick and Gretchen Woods, this series is an opportunity to explore what the Seven Unitarian Universalist Principles mean to you, and how they can inspire you and your life, both communally and personally. Also, come to learn more about Ellie Kilpatrick whom we may choose to ordain sometime next year. Come learn in community, and explore your personal beliefs.
    Registration is not required for this class but is appreciated for making copies, walk-ins are also welcome. You are welcome to come to the sessions you can work onto your calendar, there is no requirement to attend all, and we hope to see you there! Send childcare requests to at least one week before date(s) needed. No class the weekends of the Silent Auction and the Annual Retreat.
  • Poems of resistance: Lessons from activist poets – begins Oct 10

    Social Justice in Poetry: A Call to Action

    3 Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    October 10 & 24, November 7
    This class requires registration and space is limited. Register Now >
    Some folks have a fear of poetry. But Fear Not!

    This 3-evening class will be fun. We’ll write some, read some, and in the process, get to know ourselves and our classmates better. In addition, we’ll read some of the poetry world’s most engaging, enlivening, and inspirational work, from some of today’s most eloquent poet activists.

    Lee Rossi, your instructor, is a nationally recognized poet and critic. Join Lee and other members of the UUFRC community as we explore the deepest reaches of our selves.

    Send childcare requests to at least one week before date(s) needed. 
  • Evensong for Families – Sat, Oct 13

    Evensong for Families

    Saturday, Oct 13; 6:00pm – 7:30pm
    Please RSVP to ensure we have enough materials.  Register Now >

    Gather in community for this special worship gathering for families.

    Geared to foster communication within families and church communities, this engaging family-style worship circle includes singing, short readings, short activities and group discussions. A wonderful way to build family memories in community.

    Please eat an early dinner before coming.

    Request childcare (for children under 5) by Oct 6.