Whether you are seeking spiritual development and/or practice, tools to face life’s challenges, alternative ways of being present  and aware in this world, intellectual stimulation, an in-depth exploration of our faith history or values, or an outlet for body/mind/spirit integration… our congregation offers an array of diverse and flexible opportunities for you to advance your journey.


Adult Spiritual Growth

Chalice Circles, our most popular groups for adults, are groups of six to 12 people who meet for two hours twice a month to share their lives and discuss the big questions of life. Want to know more about Chalice Circles? Want to participate? Email administrator@saltwaterchurch.org for more information.

The Writers’ Group meets Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. – noon, to share original pieces of writing with each and to offer encouragement and constructive criticism to each other. For more information, contact Debra Valpey at (206) 243-5566 or via administrator@saltwaterchurch.org

The Art Wall showcases art of members and friends of the congregation.  Check out the current installation in the Welcome Room, or contact Debra Valpey to schedule an exhibit of your work, or that of a friend or family member.

The Storytelling Group meets monthly on 2nd Sundays from 12-2 p.m. in the church office.  Share your story.  Hear other people’s stories.  Contact Arlene Stelzer at 425-584-7944 or okarlene@msn.com


Classes for Adults

Classes are listed below by the date of the first class. If it’s necessary to sign up for a class, use the registration form or call the church office at (206) 651-7358.

UU and You

Date and Time:   October 15, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Facilitator:   Rev. Helen Carroll

Are you curious about Unitarian Universalism or membership at Saltwater Church?  Join us from 12 noon until 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 15.  Recent guests considering membership and those in the Saltwater Community interested in learning more about Unitarian Universalism and activities at Saltwater Church are all welcome. For more information about the class contact: Rev. Helen Carroll (minister@saltwaterchurch.org). The deadline to request childcare is Monday October 9th (RSVP to:  childcare@saltwaterchurch.org)


Looking for further resources for Adult Growth and Learning?

Check out the UUA Bookstore, the Saltwater Church library, and our growth and learning resources section.  Also see our Community Petal page for additional opportunities for fun and fellowship, as well as caring and support.

Don’t see what you’re looking for?  Want to offer a new class or start a group?  Contact Director of Family Ministries, Melinda Einander with your Growth and Learning questions and suggestions