Host A Virtual Game Night

Just because we're social distancing doesn't mean we can't have fun! This webinar will give you all the information you need to host a Virtual Game Night for your congregation. Topics will include: using Zoom video conferencing features like polling and break out rooms and the best games to play online.

Hosted by Phil Lund and Sharon Dittmar

Originally presented March 31, 2020


Let the Games Begin! (Online Games for all Ages)

Games that can be Played without a Board

  • Clue
  • Trivial Pursuit
  • Charades

Games that involve Finding Things

  • Scavanger Hunt (in your home – have to find things)

Picture Games for use with the Zoom WhiteBoard Feature

  • Pictionary
  • “Spaceship” the non-violent gender-neutral way to play a game some of us know as “Hangman”
  • Caption the Cartoon

Polling Feature

  • “Would You Rather”

Other Games

  • “Two Truths and a Lie” – show an object and share two true things about it and a lie and make people guess or vote on the lie
  • Karaoke (to YouTube videos)
  • 5 Games to Play on Zoom (YouTube)

UU Trivia Games

Victorian Parlour Games

About the Authors

Phillip Lund

Phillip Lund has almost twenty years experience serving congregations in the areas of faith formation and spiritual growth, first as a religious educator in Bloomington, Indiana, New York City, and Chicago, Illinois, and most recently as a congregational life consultant working for the MidAmerica...

Sharon Dittmar

Reverend Dittmar graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1997. She served one year as Interim Minister at the Gathering at Northern Hills (Cincinnati, OH 1997-1998), and eighteen years as Minister at First Unitarian Church of Cincinnati (1998-2016). In 2016 she began work as Congregational Life...

MidAmerica Region of the UUA

For more information, see the page about the MidAmerica Region.

For more information contact .