This Sunday: Our program will be a presentation of the “The Gift of the Magi”, a short story written by O. Henry in 1906. The story is about a young married couple and how they deal with the challenge of buying secret Christmas gifts for each other with very little money.
This Sunday: On this Sunday before Winter Solstice, we’ll acknowledge dark and welcome returning Light in a multi-generational program of readings, candle lighting, singing, and dancing with Raven and special guests. Children of all ages are then invited to carve out a snow angel (weather permitting) and come back in to warm up with hot chocolate, apple cider and Yule.
This Sunday: Speaker Bob McGuire & Soaring Eagle Drum This program will explore Native American spiritual experience, through the performance of the Soaring Eagle Drum, an inter-tribal powwow drum group that does Northern and Southern style powwow and traditional Alaskan Native songs.
This Sunday: On October 30, 2010, The Rally To Restore Sanity was held on our the Mall in our Nation’s Capital to bring attention to the polarizing extremes in our country’s political and social life. Sponsored by comedians, the Rally sent a message consistent with several UU principles. Members of the fellowship are urged to bring signs to demonstrate their support for the inherent worth and dignity of every person, justice, equity and compassion in human relations, and our acceptance of one another. Lay leader, Kathryn Dodge.
The first Sunday of the month is Low Carbon Sunday/Recycling Communion.
This Sunday: The American Dream as we have known and practiced it in the U.S. for the last several decades threatens the very livability of the ecosystems on which we all depend. Progressives across the country are starting to “dream a new dream”. What should that new dream look like? Join the conversation! Speaker: Libby Roderick. Lay Leader: Brian Rogers.
This Sunday: Volunteers are often the lifeblood of a nonprofit organization – many nonprofits find it hard to thrive without a dedicated and committed cadre of volunteers. Find out how to make the most of your own volunteer energy, and how your organization can be sure it is doing everything to attract and retain incredible volunteers. Speaker, Mike Walsh. Lay Leader, Monte Jordan.
UUFF will hold a general membership meeting at 12:00 noon, Nov. 7, after the service. The main topic for the meeting will be a vote of eligible members on whether to hire Rev. Sarah Schurr as our 1/4-time minister for the rest of the fiscal year, which ends June 30, 2011. Please attend this special membership meeting to help determine the future direction of our fellowship. In order to vote at a general meeting Read More »
The Great War, “the war to end all wars,” officially ended on the 11th month/day/minute nearly 100 years ago. What did we really learn? Why do we still have war? How can the UU Principles help prevent humans from fighting with each other? The service will include a reading of “Flander’s Fields, plus collection of books for recycling Sunday. Children are invited to hand out poppies at the beginning of service. Any child wishing to participate simply needs to be present by 10:30 a.m. Lay leader: Jeanne Olson. Various speakers.
This Sunday: The Celtic festival of Samhain celebrated the closeness of worlds of the living and the dead, and an opportunity to experience communion with our ancestors and friends who have passed. Join us in celebrating those who have passed before us. Lay Leaders: Stephanie Sandberg & Bre Griffin.
This Sunday, Murray Richmond will speak about Michael Servetus who was burned at the stake as a heretic by John Calvin in 1553 for expressing anti-Trinitarian beliefs. His writings heavily influenced early Unitarian thought beginning in Transylvania and Poland, and ultimately influencing English and American Unitarian movements. Lay Leader, Monte Jordan.