Lay-led

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Awareness, Advocacy and Activism

Datetime: 
03/12/2017 - 10:15am - 11:40am
Speaker: 
Maureen Bonner
Type: 
Lay-led

Join us as we reexamine the origins of Unitarian Universalism, our legacy of advocacy and activism and our continued commitment to translating our values into action. 

Luminescence (a UU-specific modern holiday)

Datetime: 
02/26/2017 - 10:15am - 11:30am
Speaker: 
Jennifer Palmer
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Holiday

Luminescence is a UU-specific holiday created within the last 10 years.  While UU draws guidance and strength from other religions and sometimes celebrates those holidays, this holiday is centered on UU principles.

"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.

Valentine's Day

Datetime: 
02/12/2017 (All day)
Speaker: 
Jennifer Palmer
Type: 
Lay-led

This service at SUUF we will have an intergenerational program celebrating "Standing on the side of Love" After a very brief service, we will make lots of Valentines and then disburse into groups to go distribute them. We have a planned visit to the House of Good Shepherd nursing unit cafeteria for a lunchtime distribution (we will need 30 cards) and other plans are underway.

 

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.

Solstice Celebration

Datetime: 
12/11/2016 (All day)
Type: 
Lay-led

We will be celebrating solstice and then making crafts.  We will then decorate our fellowship!  One of the funnest services of the year. There will be also be gingerbread houses decorating in the afternoon.

Giving Thanks

Datetime: 
11/20/2016 (All day)
Type: 
Lay-led

We will gather as a community to not only give thanks, but discuss what we are thankful for and why, and examine what the things we are thankful for says about us and UUs.

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