Sunday, January 22nd Schedule

9:15 Forum: Renewing LoveImage result for uu

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 FutureEdvard Munch The Sun

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!

Sunday, January 15th Schedule

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.

12:00 Potluck

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.

Sunday, January 8th Schedule

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.

January 2017 Calendar

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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.

Sunday, December 18th

9:15 Forum:

In Transcendentalism, Part 6 “Thoreau, an American Original” we will learn about Henry David Thoreau’s lasting influences on politics and culture.

10:30 Service

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.

11:30 Potluck

Join us for great food and enlightening conversation!

Sunday, December 11th

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.

Sunday, December 4th

9:15 Forum:Image result for emerson educATION quote

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.

10:30 Service:Image result for unitarian universalist principles

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)