9:15 Forum: Renewing Love
How can the Blue Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship reach out to the community? Who are we and what can we do to engage people who may or may not know about Unitarian Universalism? Several members of BHUU will offer context and questions to help find our “sweet spot.”
10:30 Service: Norske Myths and Predictions about the Future
Waldo Asp delves into the timelessness of Nordic myths; of how they reflect what we believe to be true, and how myths have and will continue to facilitate our predictions for the future, especially for those discovering the planet and cosmos.
11:30 Coffee and Snacks
All are welcome!
9:15 Forum: The war that saved my life
Fifth-grader Rena Curtis will explore the First UU Principle in “The War that Saved My Life.” Taking place in London during WWII, the 10 year old hero of the story is in constant conflict with her own inherent worth and dignity. The lessons she and those around her learn throughout the story are both empowering and inspiring.
10:30 Service: Music and Poetry Sunday
Join us as we share and enjoy musical and poetic favorites! All are welcome to bring a piece to read, sing, play, or express in any way.
As always, wholesome food, hot coffee, and enlightening conversation will be had at our third Sunday potluck!
12:00 board meeting
As the board meeting on the 8th was cancelled, we will be meeting on the 15th instead. All are welcome to attend.
9:15 Forum: Transcendentalism, Part 7
We will watch and discuss “Thoreau at Walden and Beyond,” learning of the life of Henry David Thoreau and also his lasting impact on culture, education, and politics.
10:30 Service: Invisible Refugees
Bob Hasman will lead a service to help us realize that refugees of all kinds are living in our communities, and that we have the power to help them socially, economically, and politically.
Join us celebrating the new year!
The Blue Hills UU Fellowship will welcome 2017 with New Year Meditations on Sunday, January 1st at 10:30 am. (There will be no forum.)
Click here to download our January 2017 calendar of events.
The beloved Music and Poetry Sunday will be the service on January 15th, where all are welcome to bring their favorite poems and hymns to be shared and sung together.
On the 22nd and 29th, those who attended the “Love Reaches Out” workshop will give a forum inviting the entire congregation to help expand on the Blue Hills UU vision and create goals both internally and for our communities.
Happy Holidays and a Peaceful Solstice to everyone!
Join us for our Christmas celebration at 10:30 (there will be no forum) on Sunday the 25th. All are welcome for delicious treats and good times!
RE (Children’s “Sunday School”) programming has been canceled for tomorrow (12/18).
Please be advised that there is a Wind Chill Advisory in effect until 12 PM this Sunday. If you aren’t able to make it in to fellowship with us in Rice Lake we understand! Stay safe.
In Transcendentalism, Part 6 “Thoreau, an American Original” we will learn about Henry David Thoreau’s lasting influences on politics and culture.
Pat Shifferd will lead a service of Winter Solstice stories. The winter solstice will occur at 4:44 am on December 21st.
10:30 Religious Education
Youth will be exploring the meaning and ideas behind Judaism.
Join us for great food and enlightening conversation!
9:15 Forum: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
For the past century, the area now divided between Israel and Palestine has been in constant conflict over borders, culture, and politics. Judy Barisonzi will enlighten us to the history and current situation of this ancient land.
10:30 Service: The trilogy of prehistoric gifts compared with those about to come
What does this mean to you? As the title suggests, Ken Hood and Waldo Asp will likely inspire more questions than are answered as they put a philosophical spin on mankind’s past and future knowledge.
Our Transcendentalism video lecture series continues with “Emerson’s Influence,” how Ralph Waldo Emerson’s ideas spread into the fields of education, religion, and politics.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to raise a family with Unitarian Universalist values? Our own Valerie Rude will share her experience of “The Adventure of Growing Up UU.”
12:00 Board Meeting (all are invited to participate)