Adult-attendance / RE for children

Children attend beginning, and leave to RE before main service.

"How to communicate across divides"

Datetime: 
02/19/2017 - 10:15am - 11:30am
Speaker: 
Marin Martin
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Communication

Marin Martin will lead the service, which will be centered aroudn the idea of communicating with people with different views.  Robb Wiler's TED talk titled "How to have better political conversations" will be shown with a discussion to follow.  The description of his talk from the TED website: "Robb Willer studies the forces that unite and divide us.

Celebrating our Poet Laureates

Datetime: 
02/05/2017 (All day)
Speaker: 
Josh Galster
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Poetry

Our nation has had a poet laureate for the past 31 years. Their job has been to promote poetry, both theirs and the works of others. We'll examine some of our recent poet laureates and share their poetry. 

Staying Active and Having your Voice Heard

Datetime: 
01/29/2017 - 10:15am - 11:40am
Speaker: 
Marin Martin
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Social Action

Sunday we continue our discussion of what actions we can take individually and as a group to share our UU values during this troubling time in America.

 

 Marin Martin will share some concrete ideas and we will do some postcard writing.

 

30 Days of Love

Datetime: 
01/22/2017 (All day)
Speaker: 
Jennifer Palmer
Type: 
Lay-led

This Sunday the 22nd we will begin 30 Days of Love-sponsored by the UUA. At our 10:15 service we will discuss this program and how we as a congregation can participate as individuals and as a group.

Celebrating Religious Freedom

Datetime: 
01/15/2017 - 10:15am - 11:30am
Speaker: 
Josh Galster
Type: 
Lay-led

On January 13th, 1568 the first proclamation of religious freedom wa made in Transylvania.

Cuba Experience

Datetime: 
01/08/2017 (All day)
Speaker: 
Beatriz Marquez
Type: 
Guest Speaker

Former SUUF member Beatrice will speak about her experiences in Cuba.

Despacho Ceremony

Datetime: 
12/04/2016 - 10:15am - 11:30am
Speaker: 
Julie Groth
Type: 
Guest Speaker

We will have a Despacho ceremony in which we create a group prayer bundle. For the Q’ero people of Peru the Despacho ceremony is performed as an expression of gratitude, to heal physical and emotional ailments, to restore balance and harmony, or when there is a specific request of the spirit world. 

Atheism

Datetime: 
11/13/2016 - 10:15am - 11:30am
Speaker: 
Tony Van der Mude
Type: 
Lay-led

Tony Van der Mude will give a presentation about what atheism really is, some atheist organizations and movements of interest, and theist viewpoints on atheism.

 

There will be an extended period for joys and concerns.

Atheism

Datetime: 
11/06/2016 (All day)
Speaker: 
Tony Van der Mude
Type: 
Lay-led

tony Van der Mude will give a presentation about what atheism really is, some atheist organizations and movements of interest, and theist viewpoints on atheism.

 

There will be an extended period for joys and concerns.

Five Minutes to Live

Datetime: 
10/23/2016 (All day)
Speaker: 
Josh Galster
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Reflection

We will revisit a now-famous sermon delivered by Rabbi Kenneth Berger reflecting on the then recent tragedy of the space shuttle Challenger and the fact that the crew most likely survived after the explosion for about 5 minutes.  Where might your thoughts go if forced to focus on what is truly important and central to you, if all you had was 5 minutes left?

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