Welcome 

We are welcoming, open and affirming to all. Our services begin at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Religious exploration for school-age children and childcare for preschoolers are available from September to May. Learn more about us and what happens Sundays at UUFF.

Our growing Unitarian Universalist fellowship is led by a interim minister, Rev. Beatrice Hitchcock, who travels to Fairbanks one week each month from her home in at the base of Sheep Mountain off the Glenn Highway. In between visits, she is available for consultation and pastoral care by phone and email. Other services are lay led or feature guest ministers, ensuring a diversity of topics and voices.

Meditation for Every Day

Lay Leader: Mike Bonilla  Speaker:  Kirsten Nielson

Dr. Kirsten Nielsen received her doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University. She has received advanced training in psychology, nutrition and reproductive health. She received training in meditation and biofeedback as treatments for a wide variety of chronic illnesses. Recognizing the impacts of stress and mental-emotional imbalance on the development of illness, Dr. Nielsen regularly includes meditation and other stress management techniques with her patients. She has had years of personal experience with the benefits of meditation and stress management in her own life. Dr. Nielsen currently practices at the Alaska Center for Natural Medicine.

 


Understanding Gender/Increasing Compassion

Lay Leader: Lisa Sporleder  Speaker:  Hayden Nevill

Gender in our society is a deeply personal experience, and perceptions of gender color our social interactions. Understanding gender variance can be difficult even for the most compassionate of us. Joi us in challenging our notions of gender, and learn more about social and legal challenges faced by transgender people.

 


Global Peace Makers

Lay Leader: Loquin Britton  Speaker:  Susan Grace

Come learn about some of the Martin Luther King Jr., Peace Pilgrim’s and Gandhi’s of the world today…look and see them all around us!

Celebrating Simple Gifts

Lay Leader: Frida Shroyer  Speaker:  Susan Grace

Come enjoy fellow UU members as they perform “Star Mother’s Youngest Child” as a play, based on the book by Louise Moeri.  Bring a simple gift wrapped for re-gifting if you would like to share with others.  We will have a gift swap and sharing at the end of the service.

The Road Not Taken

Lay Leader: Hayden Nevill  Speaker:  Jana Peirce

There are clear points along the history of our life where we have stood squarely at a crossroads. Two paths beckoned, but we had to choose a particular path. As we look forward to the new year, we’ll start by looking back to explore the interesting paths we’ve taken that got us where we are. Come with your story. This service will be a discussion that all can participate in.

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