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)
Sunday’s November 27th schedule:
There will be no forum this Thanksgiving weekend.
10:30 SERVICE> Judy Barisonzi will continue the Thanksgiving spirit as she leads a service on “Giving Thanks.”
9:15 AM Forum
Nadine and Bryan Wetzel-Curtis will be providing Our Whole Lives training, helping people of all ages make informed decisions about their sexual health.
10:30 AM Service
We will investigate fasting as a spiritual practice, led by Linda Tollefsrud.
10:30 AM Religious Education (Sunday School)
Bob Hasman offers a kid-friendly exploration of Native Americans.
11:30 AM POTLUCK
Join us for our 3rd Sunday potluck! ALL are welcome.
9:15 AM Forum
We will be watching “Emerson and Transcendentalism,” Part 4 of The Great Courses video lectures, which will be followed by a group discussion.
10:30 AM Service
Join us as Linda Thompson speaks of Defying Hate, this year’s theme of the UU Service Committee. Inspired by the documentary, Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War, the program aims to increase awareness and support for human rights despite the hate and bigotry in our nation today.
Click here to download our November calendar of events (PDF).
On November 6 our guest speaker for the month will be Jane Shoup, from the Steven’s Point UU Fellowship.