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Sunday, April 8th Schedule

9:15 FORUM: HOW BACTERIA TALK

We will be watching a Ted Talk about the chemical language used by bacteria to coordinate defense and mount attacks

10:30 SERVICE: THE 7TH PRINCIPLE

This week we will welcome back Jane Shoup, who will lead the service about a freethinker’s perspective on what ‘respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part’ means.

11:30 Coffee, tea, snacks, and good company!  We hope you will join us downstairs for a super laid back social time 🙂

12:00 BOARD MEETING, ALL INVITED

Sunday, April 1st Schedule

9:15 FORUM: UUA SOCIAL JUSTICE WORK

April will be leading the discussion forum this week on the topic of social justice work that the Unitarian Universalist Association has done and is doing in our world.

10:30 SERVICE: SPIRITUALITY

Bob will be leading the service with reading of the 7 UU principles, local announcements, joys and concerns, reading and singing some moving material from the UU hymnals, and his message on spirituality.

11:30 Coffee, tea, snacks, and good company!  We hope you will join us downstairs for a super laid back social time 🙂

Sunday, March 25th Schedule

9:15 BOOK DISCUSSION: “A CRACK IN CREATION”

This week’s discussion group will be meeting downstairs so our musical guests are able to set up for the service.  The group will be discussing the book “A Crack in Creation” and how gene editing poses both tremendous positive potential as well as some serious ramifications to consider.

10:30 SERVICE: THE LAMP BESIDE THE GOLDEN DOOR: WELCOMING IMMIGRANTS TO AMERICA

BHUU will once again host musicians Phil and Susan from February Sky.   The guitar and mountain dulcimer music of Phil Cooper and Susan Urban will be combined with a service titled The Lamp Beside the Golden Door: Welcoming Immigrants to America.  There will be live music and song as well as a lively service.

11:30 Coffee, tea, snacks, and good company!  We hope you will join us downstairs for a super laid back social time 🙂

Sunday, March 18th Schedule

9:15 BOOK DISCUSSION: “DARING DEMOCRACY”

Discussion of the anti-democracy movement, ways to save our democracy, and the potential for our civic life

10:30 SERVICE: EMERGING HUMAN CAPABILITIES

Enhancing our lives through the subconscious connection between the heart and the brain

10:30 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

11:30 POTLUCK:  All are welcome to join us for a hearty potluck after the service. Please visit BlueHillsUU.org for more information

 

Wednesday, March 14th Forum

6PM FORUM: LIVING BY THE LAW IN JUDAISM

Our Forum at Blue Hills UU this Wednesday evening will be led by Judith Barisonzi:

“Living by the Law in Judaism”

Judy’s rich history and knowledge of traditions in Jewish dietary law and Sabbath regulations offers an insightful understanding of the concept of a religion based on laws — and in particular, what our reactions to such might be.

Sunday, March 11th Schedule

9:15 BOOK DISCUSSION: A CRACK IN CREATION

Delve into the history, implications, and potential benefits of gene editing now and into the future.

10:30 Service: OUR WILD RIVERS

Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wild Scenic Rivers Act of 1968, as we review its history through historic pictures and film.

11:30 Coffee, tea, snacks, and good company!  We hope you will join us downstairs for a super laid back social time 🙂

Sunday, March 4th Schedule

9:15 FORUM: kOREA

Continuing discussion of Korea, including its history, people, and future.

10:30 Service: UUA’S COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL JUSTICE

How the Unitarian Universalist Association and our congregation seek to “break down divisions, heal isolation, and honor the interconnectedness of all life.”

11:30 coffee, tea, snacks, and good company!  We hope you will join us downstairs for a super laid back social time 🙂

Sunday, February 25th Schedule

10:00 Ted Talk: a stroke of insight

Come to BHUU this Sunday, Feb 25, to watch and discuss what brain scientist Jill Bolte Taylor learned and who she became after her “Stroke of Insight”

10:30 Service: speaking of the universe

“What do we see when we look at the night sky?” Judy Barisonzi will take us on a short tour of our current understanding of the universe, and a long look at the spiritual questions raised by star-gazing.

11:30 coffee, tea, snacks, and good company!  We hope you will join us downstairs for a super laid back social hour 🙂

Sunday, February 18th Schedule

9:15 FORUM: THE CHEMISTRY OF CLIMATE CHANGE

A lot of climate science is disputed, but there are some facts that just can’t be ignored. Join us in discussing the greenhouse effect and what role humans are playing in it.

10:30 SERVICE: THE WISCONSIN IDEA

Since 1905, the University of Wisconsin system has been dedicated to offering programs and resources to the community. Out of this relationship came not only the UW-Extension, but many progressive new laws. Jude Genereaux will lead a service on how the “Wisconsin Idea” impacts us today and why it’s still important.

11:30 POTLUCK:  All are welcome to join us for a hearty potluck after the service. Please visit BlueHillsUU.org for more information.

Wednesday, February 14th Forum

6:00PM FORUM: HOW TO LEAVE YOUR RELIGION

Join us for an hour this Wednesday, we will be having a discussion on deconversion, and *How to Leave Your Religion*. Please come and join us for an evening of thoughtful dialogue and sharing of personal stories.  We will have juice, water, tea, cookies, cheese, and crackers for us to snack on.

Discussion will be facilitated by one of our members, Ken Hood. Ken is a former Christian interested in sharing the insights he has gained while leaving the faith he was raised in.

If you have left a religion or changed your religion, you may be wondering…

How can I explain this decision to my friends and family?

Is it OK for me to be sad or upset about my loss of faith?

What does my life look like now?

Where can I find purpose?

We’ll be covering these questions and more! Guests and visitors are welcome.