2023 Theme Speaker: CB Beal!

The Call is Coming from Inside the House* Preemptive Radical Inclusion and Practices for Witness, Self Examination and Change CB Beal (they/them/theirs) is a storyteller, educator, and speaker who is…

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Job Applications for CERSI 2023 are now Open!

We need a wide variety of time and talents to help make Summer Institute happen, and many of the jobs we need to fill come with a campership to offset…

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Workshop Proposals and Artwork for 2023 Needed!

Workshop Proposals for 2023 Do you have a creative idea for ways that the community can play, explore, or learn together? We want to see your proposals for morning seminars…

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Theme Speaker 2022

Question the Unquestionable and Answer the Unanswerable Kazim Ali  will be our Theme Speaker in 2022 at CalU.    The title of Kazim's highly-anticipated series of talks is “Questioning the…

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CERSI 2021 – Food for Your Soul

Join us for a virtual buffet! July 11-17, 2021 Even though we cannot offer an in-person SI this year, we will be keeping the spirit alive and offering everyone a…

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Theme Speaker: Dr. Ysaye M. Barnwell

CERSI’s Morning Theme Speaker in 2019 will be Dr. Ysaye Barnwell, an inspiring and beloved workshop leader in the UU community. Barnwell, a former member of the vocal group Sweet Honey in the…

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Morning Seminars

Inter-culture Competency for UU's The Rev. Dr. Matthew Johnson Have you ever found yourself in a culture that wasn't your own? Have you always lived in a wider culture that…

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Early Afternoon Workshops (1:30– 3:00)

Children’s Choir Joe Schafer The Children’s Choir meets 12:45 to 1:30 in the church sanctuary. School aged Children 6th grade and under are welcome to drop by to join and…

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Late Afternoon Workshops (3:15—4:45)

Water Play TBA Young children are welcome to participate in a magical experience of water play. Theme Afternoon Discussion Have questions for Dr Barnwell? Now is your chance to ask…

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