When you or your loved ones are in need of spiritual care, here are the various ways to reach out. 

If you are concerned you are feeling low enough to harm yourself or others,
please call 911 or the national suicide and crisis lifeline: 988. 

If you are grieving a loss and in need of support, here’s a list of Grief Resources.

Individual Pastoral Meetings

Our Minister, Rev. Jen Youngsun Ryu is available for Pastoral Counseling, and can be reached at 541-686-2775 X1 or minister@uueugene.org.

Lay Pastoral Associates

The Lay Pastoral Associates are laity at UUCE who have been trained in pastoral care.  Each brings something unique to pastoral care – you can read more about them  here.

Online Joys & Sorrows

Click here to Submit your Joys and Sorrows. These will be shared only with the Minister.

Joys & Sorrows Book in the Sanctuary

You may write in the Joys and Sorrows Prayer Book at any time.  We will read those entries during Sunday morning worship services.

Joys & Sorrows in the Zoom Chat

Every week, a copy of the Zoom Chat transcript is shared with our Minster for appropriate follow-up.

Minister’s Discretionary Fund (also known as Pastoral Care Fund)

For assistance with financial crisis or difficulty, contact Rev. Jen directly.

Kindness Team

When community members need care, those who wish to can request and receive visits, periodic phone calls, meal trains, support for new parents. Use the form linked below, or contact kindness@uueugene.org to get in touch!

Click to Submit a Care Need to the Kindness Team