Adult Religious Education

Classes & Workshops – Spring 2017

Please sign up for all classes at the Adult RE table (unless drop in specified) or register below online. 


Bridging Impossible Differences:

A One Day Workshop with Rev. Cat Cox*:  Bridging the divides in our families, communities and world has never been more challenging – or more important.

  • Learn how to express what matters to you in ways others can hear and help others feel understood – even when you don’t agree!
  • Build collaboration and conflict resolution skills that will make a genuine difference
  • Find common ground despite your disagreements
  • Discover the difference between empathy and agreement
  • Melt resistance and get “outliers” on board
  • Open the door to real and lasting change
  • Ground your community-building work in your highest values 
  • Find the solutions that everyone can support!
When: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 9:00 to 4:00 pm
Where: Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 547 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, Room 545
Fee: $25 
Bring a bag lunch
Questions? Email:

*Rev. Cat Cox’s ministry supports spiritually and ethically committed people who want to give their best to others and the world without losing themselves in the process.  She guides them in engaging with others authentically and respectfully by communicating what matters most in ways others can hear. Rev. Cat holds masters’ degrees from Starr King School for the Ministry (M.Div.) and UC Berkeley (M.A.T.) as well as three California teaching credentials. She is certified by BayArea Non-Violent Communication in conflict resolution studies.

To register online for Bridging Impossible Differences, please click Register and fill out the form. (Or sign up at RE table)

Let Peace Begin with Me:

 Jane Beach will offer a four-session class to help you achieve inner peace when dealing with daily life, relationships, finances and uncontrollable situations. Jane teaches with an interactive style inviting significant class participation and discussion. She is a Religious Science Minister (retired), speaker, facilitator and author who has written 25 spiritual classes that are currently being taught throughout the US, Canada, UK and Mexico. She recently moved to Santa Rosa and is a new member of our UUCSR community.  

When:  June 1, 8, 15, and 22nd 2:00 -3:30.  Attend all or one class!

To register online for Let Peace Begin with Me, please click Register and fill out the form. (Or sign up at RE table)

A Long Strange Trip provides a history of Unitarian and Universalist thought and practice from the early, liberal strands  at the beginning of the Christian era to what we know today as Unitarian Universalism.  You can check out copies of the DVD’s to watch at home – alone or with a group.  Limit: 3 DVD’s at a time with a 3 week time limit. Contact Adult RE committee if you’re interested. 


Who We Are

Members of the Adult Religious Education Committee are:   Rev. Chris Bell, Nadene Carroll, Phil Harriman, Sarita Hazen, Helga Lemke (Chair) , and John Speck. 

Our Purpose
Guided by the Principles and rooted in the Sources of Unitarian Universalism and the Vision and Mission of the Congregation, the Adult RE Team strengthens community and facilitates spiritual growth by offering classes, activities, programs, training of facilitators and coordination of other UUCSR activities.

Contact Us
If you would like to volunteer to help with a workshop, have an idea for a new program, or have questions, please contact any committee member or visit RE table. Classes free for workshop volunteers.