Activity groups are where you can meet others, have fun and connect!

These groups are drop in and can be of varying sizes. If you wish more information, email us or complete a contact form.

Artists and crafters work on their projects while sharing conversation and fellowship. Meets the first Monday of the month, 10:30am to 12:00pm, Fellowship Hall.

Book Group — Morning
Discuss a book each month and participate in shared leadership with the group. Meets on the third Friday, 9:45 am for socializing, 10 – 11:30 am for discussing the book.

Garden and Composting
Join planters, harvesters and composters to keep our outdoor laboratory vital. All year long, indoors and out, our congregational mission of education and service related to nature and the environment connects here. Events are announced in the eWeekly.

Food Ministry
Help create and build community through cooking, sharing meals, and fellowship by preparing meals for Congregational Care and congregational events. The eWeekly announces gathering times and locations.

International Dinners
If you like global flavors paired with interesting conversation, join in for fellowship at moderately priced international restaurants on the second Wednesday each month! Dates, locations, cost and reservation information are announced in the eWeekly.

LGBTQ Affinity Group (adults)
If you identify as a sexual minority — lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex or asexual (LGBTQIA+) — please send an email to Gail Henry (she, her) at to be added to the mailing list. We currently meet on the 4th Sunday of each month at 11:30 a.m. on Zoom.

Lunch and Learn
Be part of small supportive group discussions and learning experiences, including speakers on topics of interest to the group. Bring your lunch. Meets once a month. The eWeekly announces gathering times.

Music Outreach
Would you like to help bring the joy of music to the community in and around Washington, DC? The Music Outreach Program is looking for talented RRUUC musicians and singers who would like to perform occasionally around the community. Our performances for 2019 included Arden Courts, Chevy Chase House, and Friendship Terrace.

Mindful Knitters
Explore your spirit and participate in creating caring shawls and garments for our community and friends. Meets the first Tuesday of the month. The Sunday Knitting Circle is on the third Sunday of each month, after each service, during the coffee hour around a table in the Fellowship Hall.

Social Bridge
There is always room at the table for you to join in on an afternoon of friendly, social bridge. Meets every Monday, 2:00pm-4:15pm, Fellowship Hall.

WOW (Widows or Widowers Group)
Participate in support and fellowship with gatherings at River Road or at a restaurant for brunch after services. Other planned activities include museum visits, movies, and occasional home potlucks  Meets on scheduled Sundays after the second service. The eWeekly announces gathering times.