72425 Via Vail
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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Resources for Uncovering Wonder Labyrinth Walk

Labyrinth

Greetings to All Labyrinth Walkers!  Join us on the first Saturday of every month at UUCOD’s own Peace Labyrinth.   We often have inspirational readings and sometimes music while we walk. Labyrinths are an ancient tool used across many lands and religions. They are an easy yet powerful path of unity, prayer, relaxation and mediation. Please […]

Food on the First

Every First Sunday of a month, our congregations collects a food and clothing offering for Galilee Center and their overnight shelter. The center serves the needs of seniors & families, migrant farm workers & asylum applicants in the Mecca area.

Sunday Worship: “Equity and Accessibility”

Sancturary and Livestream on our Website 72425 Via Vail, Rancho Mirage, CA

Worship Leaders: Rev. Ian W. Riddell
Worship Associate:
Bryna Blum
The value we’re focusing on this month is Equity. How can we continue to expand our practice of radical inclusion and joyous welcome.

Create Your Own Crafting Time

Community Room 72425 Via Vail, Rancho Mirage, CA, United States

Our on-going first Wednesday crafting time now includes a mix of skill sets including laughter, camaraderie & a break from routine. Mark your calendar to join us the first Wednesday of each month as we morph into broader directions beyond just painting rocks (which continues). Exploring Creativity is energizing. Bring your project, lunch & beverage & drop in between 11:30 - 2:00 to participate. No host; no RSVP needed; set-up/clean-up is shared; just roll on over & see what is born.

Drop-In Scrabble

Community Room 72425 Via Vail, Rancho Mirage, CA, United States

Interested in joining other UUCOD members in a friendly game or two of scrabble?  ALL ARE WELCOME-FROM NOVICE TO EXPERT!  We will meet the first and third Thursday of the month at 11:00am. Please contact Carol Lavoie for more information.

Socks on the Second

On the Second Sunday of the month we collect a sock donation for the clients of Well in the Desert. The Well serves the population of the Coachella Valley in poverty prevention, intervention and advocacy.

Sunday Worship: “Thought and Action: Al-Ghazali and Adams”

Sancturary and Livestream on our Website 72425 Via Vail, Rancho Mirage, CA

Worship Leader: Rev. Ian W. Riddell
Worship Associate: Julia Alberg-Burbank

Join us as Rev. Ian explores the ideas of two theologians: one an 11th century Sufi and one a 20th century Unitarian. What might these two thinkers separated by time and culture share with us about doing good in the world?

Women’s Night Out

Join us for Women's Night Out at a different local restaurant on the 2nd Monday of each month.

Women’s Night Out

Join us for Women's Night Out at a different local restaurant on the 2nd Monday of each month.

Weed Pull Party

Sacred Grounds 72425 Via Vail, Rancho Mirage, CA, United States

For the fifth year, we're having a Weed Pull Party! These are lots of fun including a chance to socialize, enjoy some music and refreshments, and tend our lovely grounds. In the first year or two we hauled out dead brush and construction debris, fought invasive Saharan mustard,  fountain grass and bermuda grass, cleared undergrowth, […]

80+Seniors Meet-Up (OFU)

If you are 80+ please join us for a senior meet-up.  We'd love to see you here! Set up at 10:30 and the meeting will begin at 11:00 am.

Afternoon Book Club: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

All Members and Friends are Welcome! Somewhere out beyond the edge of the universe there is a library that contains an infinite number of books, each one the story of another reality. One tells the story of your life as it is, along with another book for the other life you could have lived if […]

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Share the Plate

On the third Sunday of every month from October to June we share half of our plate collections with a non-profit 501c3 organization. The Share the Plate recipients have been nominated and elected by members and friends from a pool of non-profits organizations serving the Coachella Valley and surrounding desert cities.

Sunday Worship: “The Mission of Laundry Love”

Sancturary and Livestream on our Website 72425 Via Vail, Rancho Mirage, CA

Worship Leader: Michael Mullins
Worship Associate: Rev. Ian W. Riddell
Join us as we welcome Michael Mullins, Deacon in Training at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Palm Desert. Michael is leading the creation of Laundry Love here in the valley, offering people offering people in need access to laundry services. Join us as Michael shares his story and the grounding of this needed work.

Board of Directors Meeting

Community Room and Zoom

Members, feel free to show up in person or online during the Voices of the Congregation portion of the meeting to ask your questions or tell us your thoughts!

Drop-In Scrabble

Community Room 72425 Via Vail, Rancho Mirage, CA, United States

Interested in joining other UUCOD members in a friendly game or two of scrabble?  ALL ARE WELCOME-FROM NOVICE TO EXPERT!  We will meet the first and third Thursday of the month at 11:00am. Please contact Carol Lavoie for more information.

Formula on the Fourth

Introduced by the Social Justice Committee in January 2023. Donate formula, which will be given to Galilee Center for distribution to their families with babies.

Why donate formula rather than money? Due to shortages, stores have been setting tight limits on the number of cans per purchase. Our donations help Galilee Center hand out more formula each month to families with babies who are unable to buy it on their own.

Click through to see images of the only powdered formulas they will accept....

Sunday Worship: “Equity-The Key Ingredient of Morality, Justice, Compassion and Peace”

Sancturary and Livestream on our Website 72425 Via Vail, Rancho Mirage, CA

Worship Leader: Lauren H. Nile
Worship Associate:  Bryna Blum
The concept of equity is as crucial today to our American society, to the world, and to our future, as it ever has been. But what is equity? Why is equity so critical to both our future as a nation, and as a species? What risks does continued inequity in economics, education and other important areas pose to our future? What are the unimaginable results of a world in which equity is valued and practiced? What are we, as moral, ethical people, called to do in humanity’s maturation toward greater global equity?

Full Moon Soundbath and Labyrinth Walk

Labyrinth

Join us for a casual full moon sound bath at our UUCOD Peace Labyrinth, just as the full moon is rising. Explore this beautiful desert space to connect with the offerings of the desery night sky, the moon, and the healing vibrations of singing bowls! This is an informal gathering and whether you decide to […]

Free

Sunday Worship: “Doing and Being”

Sancturary and Livestream on our Website 72425 Via Vail, Rancho Mirage, CA

Worship Leader: Rev Ian W. Riddell
Worship Associate:  Steven Toporoff
Join us as we celebrate the volunteers that help our community grow and thrive. We’ll also welcome new members to the congregation and celebrate the arrival of new life!