June 19-25, 2024


Sunday, June 23


Rev. Wendy Williams, Senior Minister

What do renewal and restoration have in common? If we were returned to our factory settings, what would we gain?

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10 am Programs (end at 11:10 am)

Nursery (ages 0-3): R1/2

PreK- K Chalice Children: R3/4

1st - 6th grades: R6/7, Plant Identification

7th - 12th grades: Attend service or Pride Parade

Summer Faith Exploration

Sarah, Laura, and FE teachers invite your children to attend classes during the summer months! Programming will be available for youth of all ages. Information Link


It takes a whole team of JUCers to make our Sunday Worship work. All members are encouraged to volunteer throughout the church year and it is a very fun and rewarding way to give back to the community we all love. JUC needs YOU!

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Welcome Team: Belonging Boot Camp

  • Join the Welcome Team! Whether new to Sunday volunteering or a long-time volunteer, these classes are for you! Through 4 in-person or online sessions, you'll learn how to foster a sense of belonging in our community, develop strategies for communication, and understand the importance of inclusion at JUC. You'll earn a piece of the Welcome Team pin by completing a session, and the entire program will complete the full pin set. Summer sessions run June 23-August 7. Sign Up Link

Volunteer Opportunity: Memorial Reception Team

  • Be a part of the caring community know as the Memorial Reception team. When a memorial service is held at JUC, our team provides light refreshments in the commons so that friends and family have a place to gather after the service. If you'd like more information or want to join our team, contact Julie Andrus or stop by the her table in the commons after church on Sunday, June 23


Today, Wednesday, June 19

  • Summer of Invitation Field Trip: Free Concert // 6:30 - 8 pm // Anderson Park (44th Ave and Field St, Wheat Ridge) // Join Paula Reed and other JUCers for an all-ages free concert featuring Guerilla Fanfare Brass Band. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket, a picnic dinner (food trucks also available), and your dancing shoes. This is a great way to mingle with other JUC folks. Sign Up Link

Saturday, June 22

  • CUUPS: Summer Solstice Ritual // 2 - 4 pm // patio // Celebrate the wisdom of the Shinto goddess Amaterasu Omikami. Sign Up Link

Sunday, June 23

  • Summer of Invitation Field Trip: Pride! // 9:30 am // Colfax Ave & Lafayette Street, Denver // Attend this year's Pride parade with Rev. Jen and other area UUs. Sign Up Link

  • Abundant Harvest Table // 11 am // south commons // Nourish your body after worship each Sunday with healthy, delicious food lovingly prepared by fellow JUCers. Donations collected benefit Arvada Rising's Homeless Ministry. Volunteers are always needed to prepare food and staff the table. Sign Up Link

  • Spiritual Practice Group: Mindfulness Meditation // 9:15 am in person (Priestley) AND 5 - 6:15 pm online // The Mindfulness Meditation group is meeting every Sunday to meditate together. Sunday mornings: 30 minutes silent meditation. Come 5-10 minutes early for meditation instructions. Sunday evenings: meditate and discuss a mindfulness-related theme. Evening Meeting Link Contact: Tina Voelker

Tuesday, June 25

  • Grief Support Group // 2 pm // M1/2 // If you are grieving a loss, please join our group led by Linda Whittenberg. Sign Up Link

  • Summer of Invitation Movie Field Trip: Inside Out 2 // 4 pm // Harkins Theater (5550 Olde Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada) // Stay cool at our third field trip of the summer! We've rented out the whole theater for an afternoon of summer fun together. Suggested donation $10. Sign Up Link


Thursday, June 27

  • Affinity Group: Drumming Circle // 6:30 pm // 3rd Thursdays // south commons // Join fellow JUCers for an evening of ecstatic drumming, and possibly dancing.  No drumming experience required, no age or physical limits, beyond the ability to stay up til 8 pm. Bring a hand drum if you have one, but we also have extra drums and other instruments to share. Dancers are always welcome! Contact: Bill Barr

Sunday, June 30

  • Summer of Invitation YOUTH Field Trip: Bowlero // 12 - 2 pm // Bowlero (9751 W 49th Ave, Wheat Ridge) // JUC Middle and High School Youth are invited for an afternoon of bowling after church. Sign Up Link

June 28-30

  • Family Camping Trip // Pickle Gulch Campground // Families of all compositions, and ages will enjoy a weekend of camping, exploring, fellowship, food, and fun! Each family is allotted only one car; parking is limited.This is tent camping only (no RVs or pop-ups). Camping fee: $30 There are spots fro six families left, first come, first served. Sign Up Link

Sunday, July 7

  • Summer of Invitation: Sundae Sunday! // 11 am // patio // Cool off after church with an ice cream party on the patio. Catch up with other JUCers while enjoying a delicious cold treat. 

July 15- 19

  • Summer Fun Camp! // 9 am - 3 pm // There are a few spots left to sign up! Join other JUC kids for a week of summer fun, UU style! Camp is open to 6-12 year olds. The cost is $100/camper for members, $150/camper for non-members  After care will be available from 3-5 p.m. for an additional fee. We will have a few  jr. counselor and counselor spots for 13 year olds and up. Registration Link

Friday, July 26

  • Summer of Invitation: Campfire Singalong and Potluck // 6:30 - 8:30 pm // Join us for our 2nd annual Campfire Potluck Singalong - an evening of summer fun, food, singing and s'mores right on our JUC patio. Please bring a dish to share! Feel free to bring a campfire song to share if the spirit moves you. Instruments are also encouraged! All ages welcome and invited to attend! Sign Up Link

Thursday, August 8

  • Summer of Invitation YOUTH Field Trip: Elitch Gardens // 9 am - 5 pm // JUC Middle and High School Youth are invited for a day of fun at Elitch Gardens! We will meet at the JUC parking lot at 9 am, caravan to the park, and head back to JUC around 4:30 pm. Please plan on picking up your child at 5 pm at JUC. Sign Up Link



Sunday, June 23

  • Jefferson Humanists: Full-time Caregiving - Challenges and Joys // 4 pm // JUC chapel // Presented by Evan Johnson, whose daughter, Haley, was born in 1992 with Mowat-Wilson Syndrome, a rare genetic condition which causes microcephaly and affects many systems of the body. Manifestations may include intellectual disability, distinctive facial features, delayed development, and involuntary muscular movements. Evan's experience relates to anyone who is a caregiver to a child or an adult who needs 24-hour care. Haley will join the presentation as father and daughter demonstrate the loving relationship that has developed because of Haley's different abilities. The program will be held at Jefferson Unitarian Church and is hosted by Jefferson Humanists (jeffersonhumanists.org), a chapter of the American Humanist Association. At 4 pm we have social time with light appetizers and wine (for a donation), followed by the program at 4:30 pm.