California Events

Our Volunteer lead Santa Cruz Sweaty Sheep Program continues to grow, but not without you!!!  

 Email Ryan@sweatysheep.com if you’d like to learn more about the program or have an interest in leading any number of fun, formative, playful meet ups/intentional communities!    We want everything from board games to dancing, Art to hiking, sailing and surfing to knitting and sipping… Get creative and playful… and help us create a holistic community of intentional recreation.

Our Goal is to create a culture of ‘Compassion’ by uniting in ‘Common-Passions’… Using play as the “Common-Unity’ of a more cohesive ‘Community!” 

Don’t read any further before you Facebook “Friend” us … everyone loves friends and you don’t want to miss an impromptu surf, sail, or hike invite!!!!

  • Keep up with our new art initiative!!! Follow: Click 4 the TGIF event page!
    • EVERY FRIDAY AT 6PM JOIN OUR ZOOM TGIF ‘CREATING WITH CREATOR’ HAPPY HOUR ART SERIES! 
    • Take a look at our puppet making playday from May 8th and don’t miss a TGIF happy hour moving forward! https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/3fR7cvb0xGFLGLfy12P1ZZ4AOaq9eaa82ygW-vAOnU1ogl5yc16wLWkrKNN7TOKT Password: 1W%6%#=5
  • Unbuntu Acres Gardening days at ‘Common Roots Farm‘:  Tuesdays and Fridays 10-2pm.    (activities for all!!!).  335 Golf Club dr.      (ON HOLD FOR COVID… contact us to order strawberries in the meantime!!)
  • Wednesday Reflective Sails!    No sailing experience needed and first come first serve (12 spots every week… so sing up today!!) Devotion and cast off AT 5:30PM (yes, late arrivals result in tears or a swim:). Text Ryan @ 443-223-7334 to save a spot!   (ON HOLD FOR COVID)
  • Thursday Special Needs Sailing! 145pm Help us make the bay accessible to all! Text Ryan to volunteer! (ON HOLD FOR COVID)
  • 1st Sundays worship at the Unitarian Universalist church on Freedom Blvd, 10am   (ON ZOOM FOR COVID)
    • This is exciting!  Each first Sunday we will engage in a shared service where Rev Ryan (your sweaty sheep guru) and Rev Russ of the uua take 10 min each to reflect on a topic such as doubt, human nature, transcendence etc…
    • This time also includes an amazing organic lunch and full array of formative supplemental breakout sessions for each age group centered at diverse faith exploration and inclusivity.
  • South Lake Tahoe ski and art retreat… a playful but purposeful learning experience on mental illness! Feb 7-14th (Mental illness retreat!!!)
    • Yes… this already happened but we are doing it again this fall so take a look!!
  • April 10th: Good Friday Sunset Yoga at Seabright Beach (look for the Sweaty Sheep Banner and bonfire!!   text/call Ryan at 443-223-7334 if lost.   Yoga 7pm-8pm (all inclusive and bring a mat if you don’t like getting Sandy!).   Bonfire and reflective conversation on the easter observance (all faith inclusive) 8pm
  • April 12th:   Easter Sunday Sail!! 1pm! Text Ryan at 443-223-7334 to reserve a spot (limited to 15ppl)
  • May 3rd:    Social Distance ending bonfire 6pm Moran Beach
  • May 10th:  UUA Zoom church : Credo Sunday! (writing your statement of faith)
  • May 11th:  Shelter in Faith-  Rev Ryan is interviewed along with the Santa Cruz zen center swami by legislator John /leopold! 10-1130am- https://www.santacruzpl.org/news/post/1050/
  • May 17th: zoom UUA 10am atheism vs agnosticism discussion
  • May 24th: Trinity church takeover:  Puppet show Sunday! 10am
  • Keep up via Facebook “Sweaty Sheep Santa Cruz”


By | February 27, 2016 | | Comments Off on California Events

Runpossible

RUNPOSSIBLE:

1029 S Preston St.

In Louisville, Sweaty Sheep launched RunPossible, a program partnered with St. Vincent De Paul that provides mentorship and wellness opportunities to individuals facing homelessness and/or working towards sobriety and self-sustainability by pairing each with local community members such as YOU.  Through running and walking, Yoga, Zumba, nutritional education, and personal relationships RunPossible initiates a self-transformation process through exercise and wellness that aids in the development of life changing friendships and self-confidence.
Every Tuesday we meet for a walk/jog at 6pm and on Fridays at 5:30pm we host Yoga with KY Yoga Initiative or Zumba with a skilled instructor. All located at 1029 S Preston Street in the SVDP Family Success Center.  

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Tuesdays 6PM Walk/runs
Fridays 5:30pm Free Yoga or Zumba

 


By | February 27, 2016 | | Comments Off on Runpossible

Ironman!

louisville cropjpgIt’s that time of year again! Ironman is October 15th, and there’s a ton of ways to get involved! First of all – if you’re doing Ironman, let us know on Facebook or by sending us an email.


By | July 19, 2014 | | Comments Off on Ironman!

Pinkerton Raid Concert

Come out this Thursday for a concert and bourbon cook-off! Jesse DeContoJesse DeConto, writer for Christian Century and indie musician, will share his stories through song. Come listen to his band, Pinkerton Raid, eat some great food, and taste home-brewed beer at Calvin Church, 2501 Rudy Lane, this Thursday at 6:00!


By | May 28, 2014 | | Comments Off on Pinkerton Raid Concert

Puerto Rico!

Sweaty Sheep is sending a mission trip to Puerto Rico March 17-24. Pray for them as they work with Presbyterians around San Juan, and click the donate button on this page if you’d like to support them!


By | March 9, 2014 | | Comments Off on Puerto Rico!