Sunday, July 23rd Schedule

10:30 FORUM: FALSE NEWS

The time is right for a discussion on false news and how to spot it.  Fake news is nothing new, but now it can take on so many forms and reach new levels of deceitfulness.  Judy Barisonzi and Irene Asp will lead this forum that will help us make sense of the many types of news we are exposed to on a daily basis

11:30 coffee, tea, and snacks

And good company 🙂

Sunday, July 16th Schedule

10:30 FORUM: IS “FAIRNESS” A BASIC VALUE?

The Forum this Sunday will be a discussion of what basis we can see for a common set of values/beliefs that would allow our country to transcend the polarization we increasingly see affecting our political and social lives.

Attached are 2 articles that may serve as thought-stimulators for the interchange.

11:30 tHIRD SUNDAY POTLUCK

As always, wholesome food, hot coffee, and enlightening conversation will be had at our third Sunday potluck!  Bring a dish to pass if you please 🙂

 

Sunday, July 9th Schedule

10:30 FORUM: HOW TO TALK TO PEOPLE YOU DISAGREE WITH

How do you communicate with those who you mildly or strongly disagree with?  How do we find common ground with people who hold personal, political, or world views that are drastically different from our own? Colten Schmidt will tell a couple stories and ask questions such as these in order to provoke a mindful discussion on getting along and communicating with people whose belief systems seem to be at odds with our own.

Sunday, July 2nd Schedule

10:30 SERVICE: HOW CHRISTIAN SHOULD UU BE?

Brian Rude will lead the fellowship in joys & concerns, announcements, calls for social action, live music and joyful singing, and his thoughts about the question “How Christian should Unitarian Univeralists be?”

11:30 coffee, tea, and snacks

And good company 🙂

 

Sunday, June 18th Schedule

10:30 WORKSHOP

All are invited to learn about green and cheap household cleaners. Participants will have the chance to make their own solutions to take home, without the harmful chemicals found in so many store-bought products. Ingredients will be provided; just bring a glass bottle and lid to get started!

The hour-long workshop, presented by Nadine Wetzel-Curtis, will begin at 10:30 am. Coffee, tea, and potluck will follow at 11:30. We look forward to seeing you at the UU!

11:30 tHIRD SUNDAY POTLUCK

As always, wholesome food, hot coffee, and enlightening conversation will be had at our third Sunday potluck!  Bring a dish to pass if you please 🙂

Sunday, June 11th Schedule

10:30 SERVICE: DEALING WITH HISTORICAL GRIEVANCES AS THIRD PARTIES

Brian Rude will lead the fellowship in joys & concerns, announcements, calls for social action, live music and joyful singing, and his ideas on how to overcome the guilt, sadness, and shame that comes with historical injustices.

11:30 COFFEE, TEA, AND SNACKS

And good company 🙂

Sunday, June 4th Schedule

10:30 sERVICE: THE END OF THE WORLD

Judy Barisonzi will lead the fellowship in local announcements, calls for social action, joys and concerns, live music and singing, and her thoughts on a very thought provoking topic.

11:30 COFFEE, TEA, SNACKs

And good company 🙂

Sunday, May 28th Schedule

9:15 FORUM: home safety

Valerie Rude will be leading a discussion about making your home safe and accessible to older adults.

10:30 SERVICE: deaths and resurrections

Bob Hasman will be leading the service and giving his ideas about deaths and resurrections.

11:30 COFFEE, TEA, SNACKS, AND GOOD CONVERSATIONS ♥🙂

Sunday, May 21st Schedule

9:15 FORUM: POEMS FROM THE MARCH NEWSLETTER

Poetry discussion: The focus will be on “The Presence,” by Maxine Kumin, but will also consider “A Limited Degree” by Leonard Cohen, and “The old me” by Ken Hood.

10:30 SERVICE: REACHING OUT

“Science has changed what we know about our external world while human beings must still deal with the same human organic emotional quests as people in the 1st Century tried to deal with in their creations of Christianity.  I will base my message on case studies in a “Bible Belt” community.”

Our guest speaker, Rev. Nels Oas, has a master’s degree in theology from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, and a PhD in behavioral science. Rev. Oas has been a UU minister for 30 years in California and Florida, and is a snowbird who spends summers in Wayzata, MN.

10:30 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: ISLAM

11:30 tHIRD SUNDAY POTLUCK

As always, wholesome food, hot coffee, and enlightening conversation will be had at our third Sunday potluck!  Bring a dish to pass if you please 🙂

 

Sunday, May 7th Schedule

9:30 POTLUCK BREAKFAST

Dana and Colten will be coming early to whip up some sourdough pancakes and fruit salad and other people will be bringing delectable food items too.   If you’re interested in checking out the UU, this potluck breakfast will be a chill way to meet some of the members and philosophize about life with each other.

10:00 ANNUAL MEETING

The annual meeting includes adoption of the budget for next year, election of the board, recognition/reflection on the year just ending, and thoughts about the year ahead.

11:00 SPRING CLEAN UP

If you can, please stay after to help with the annual spring clean up!  Together we will make spring yard work enjoyable.