Cedar Lane is a congregation made up of 750 or so congregants. In order to provide interconnectedness and truly celebrate our diverse community, we strongly urge all members to find a place within one of our Small Group Ministries, specifically our Soul Matters programming.
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Interested in starting a new group at Cedar Lane?
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Cedar Lane centers our worship life on a timeless spiritual theme each month (e.g. Intention or Perseverance.) Part of our thematic ministry includes our Soul Matters Sharing Circles. Participants gather monthly for opening/closing words, personal check-in, and engagement with the monthly theme. These groups are a great way to connect with other members of Cedar Lane, whether you're a newcomer or a long-time member.
Cedar Lane offers a variety of support groups. Please view the resource link under this for a full listing of current support groups we either run or offer space for with their times/locations.
The Alliance originally started as The Women's Alliance in the 1950s and invited men to join later on. There are currently 80 or so members. Membership is open to all who wish to join, but since most of the activities are during the day, most members are retired. The members help to serve the needs of the group and to the general congregation. The general meeting is a potluck lunch on the 2nd Thursday of each month from September through June. Examples include a December Holiday Sing-along, check-ins with our local delegates, etc.
Would you like to meet with other Cedar Lane congregants who identify with Judaism or Jewish culture? Janet Goldberg is planning to organize a Cedar Lane Jewish Affinity Group, with regularly scheduled potlucks, so congregants that identify with Judaism, or Jewish culture, can talk about how we came to Cedar Lane, what parts of Jewish identity we retain and cherish, and what it means to be a hyphenated/"both" UU (or whatever label you choose, or don't choose, for yourself). Children are welcome. (Janet is a single parent, so her 6-year-old son will be there, and he'll appreciate having playmates. And, she will appreciate him having playmates.)