This Sunday 

Hillel and the Foundation of Rabbinical Judaism 

Lay Leader: Mike Walleri Speaker:  Dr. Liz Ross

Dr. Ross will discuss Hillel, a famous Jewish religious leader, scholar and teacher who lived in the first century before the common era. He is often credited as one of the foundations of Rabbinical Judaism, but his teaching clearly laid the foundations for both Christianity and Islam.

My Year of Service 

Lay Leader: Dave Frey Speaker: Mikayla Eager

This program focuses on why service is important and the affect it has on a community and the individual. Mikayla will also share her personal experiences in AmeriCorps NCCC.

Water Communion 

Lay Leader: Laurie Walton

This is an ingathering multigenerational service. Bring waters that represent significant events that you have experienced over the summer. It is a symbolic way for us so reconnect and gather again into community as we start into the new congregational year.

Taking Care of Mother Earth: Recycling and Low Carbon Sunday 

Lay Leader: Susan Grace

A multigenerational service learning about why we have a  recycling communion and why we honor low carbon Sunday the first Sunday of every month!

Krishna 

Speaker: Jane Trainor Lay Leader: Susan Grace Stoltz

Come learn about who Krishna was.  Join us in chanting and singing in celebration of Krishna.

Building Community 

Lay Leaders: Frida Shroyer, Jana Peirce, and Bre Griffin

A Multigenerational Gathered Here Service. We will explore some of the many ways we make our community better.  Come prepared to share your insights in small groups as this is an interactive service.  Since we are talking about community, we are looking forward to hearing from members of all ages, as we all make up this UUFF community.

Broken Buddha 

It’s okay to fall short. The Spirit moves through cracks in our hearts and in our lives. We do our best, and it is in doing small things that most of us change the world. Lay Leader: Rev. Sarah Schurr. Special Guest Minister: Meg Barnhouse.

What I learned at GA 

Celebrant: Rev. Sarah Schurr

This summer thousands of Unitarian Universalists assembled in Phoenix Arizona for Justice GA, including our minister Rev. Sarah Schurr.  Come hear what she learned about doing Justice Work as Unitarian Universalist people of faith.  You might even hear a funny story or two.

Handicapped Parking as Progressive Politics 

Lay Leader: Phil Osborn  Speaker: Doug Toelle

54 million Americans experience disability, it is the equal opportunity minority group, a group that you can (and a pretty good chance you will) join anytime. What is the intersection of disability and politics and why would progressives care? Come learn about disability history, culture and politics.

Celebrating the Power of Words 

Lay Leader: Susan Grace

Bring your favorite poem (or two) to read and share with the Fellowship and share what this poem means to you. Poetry can be powerful, delightful, dreamy, funny, stir emotions and make us think.

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