Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Members and Friends are invited to join the group for coffee and informal discussion in the Fellowship's Library on Thursday mornings. Questions may be directed to Pam Lepley at dre@uufws.org .
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
Library (except for 9/13 when the meeting will be in the Fellowship Hall)
The goal of the Membership Committee is to create a welcoming environment with a special emphasis on visitors and new members. Meetings are on third Thursdays at noon. Drop in or email membership@uufws.org with questions.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Fellowship Hall, Kitchen, John Murray room
Racial differences are real, and they impact every aspect of human life. It’s difficult to talk about, but there’s redemptive power in doing so. Rev. Lisa Romantum Schwartz is the organizer and facilitator of this discussion.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Emerson Thoreau rooms
“A religion, old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the Universe as revealed by modern science might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths. Sooner or later, such a religion will emerge.” -Carl Sagan That “religion” has emerged, and it’s called Religious Naturalism. Come join us for this introduction to Religious Naturalism, a compelling theological framework and spiritual orientation for 21st century Unitarian Universalists. Our meeting will be led by ministerial intern Mariela Pérez-Simons.
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fellowship Hall, Kitchen, Library, Whitney Young rooms
This one-day regional workshop for lay leaders and membership professionals will include sharing resources and making connections so we can continue to support each other in this important congregational work. Registration is open through October 16 to paid staff and volunteer leaders who work closely with members.
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Fellowship Hall
How do we reclaim our dignity, along with a sense of joy, safety and freedom after incidences of unwanted sexual contact (including everything from casual comments to violent assaults)? Today we’ll talk about addressing sexual violence by transforming the culture that surrounds sex. Rev. Lisa Romantum Schwartz will frame and facilitate the discussion, and lead the group in a body-affirming centering meditation.
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 9:15am to 10:15am
Emerson Thoreau rooms
Our complex world wracked with fear and war must find a way out of this quagmire. What is revolution and is it part of evolution? What forms can evolution take in human society? What are the solutions that you believe possible? Is it possible for a society to decay? Bring your tired souls that yearn to be free— Earl Scott will lead a discussion of social and political revolution.
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 9:15am to 10:30am
Susan B. Anthony room
Learn about the inner workings of a 21st century school and how you might become a part of a school's village from the Principal of Kimberly Park Elementary School.
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Library
Haven’t made your 2019 pledge yet? Having trouble with technology? Need a little bit of encouragement? We have volunteers standing by (in either the library or the foyer) to help you make your pledge of support for our 2019 budget.
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Whitney Young room
Join the YoUUngish group (ages 21-40ish) every Sunday in the Whitney Young Welcome Room for food and fellowship. Drop in between services! Child care is available in the Murray room (infants-age 5) from 10-10:30 am. Questions? Email Francis O'Donnell at youungish@uufws.org.

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