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Championing Alaska Native Culture and Resilience

Speaker: Charlene Ostbloom Lay Leader: Jana Peirce Music: Marsha Sousa
How do we bridge the gap between rural and urban, Alaska Native and non-Native, to work more effectively? In her roles at Doyon, TCC, Alyeska, and now the owner of Bloom Communications, Charlene Ostbloom has been instrumental in showcasing the … read more.

“Hospitality as a Spiritual Practice”

Speakers: 3 UUFF Speakers  Lay Leader: Dave Frey  Music: Marsha Sousa
Three UUFF members will share heartwarming stories about acts of hospitality that made a difference in their lives and the lives of others. This service also serves as a launchpad for recruiting hosts for our WhaleCoast Alaska summer fundraising tour … read more.

Trans Day of Visibility: Lifting the Veil

Speaker: Shepard and Lexy Santillan Lay Leader: Erin Morotti Music: Marsha Sousa
The Transgender Day of Visibility is a day to celebrate transgender, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming people of the past, present, and future. Transgender people and people outside the binary of “male” and “female” have historically existed in cultures … read more.

Balance, Equinox, and Saint Patrick’s Day

Speaker: Amy Taylor Lay Leader: Laura Volmert Music: Holly Fox
Come contemplate balance as we head out of winter and anticipate the lively, greening time soon to come. We will hear about tips for living a joyful, balanced life. You may expect seriousness and silliness. Since this will be an … read more.

The Climate Scholars Program at UAF

Speaker: Dr. Alexander Hirsh  Lay Leader: John Davies Music: Holly Fox
The Climate Scholars Program at UAF program head, Dr. Alexander Hirsh and one of his students will introduce the program and discuss the hopeful impact it is having in developing young scholars to address the great challenges of climate … read more.

Environmental Justice and Climate Change in Alaska

Speaker: Rick Thoman  Lay Leader: Jana Peirce   Music: Holly Fox

Alaska’s climate and environment are changing rapidly but in different ways across our vast land and seascapes. Similarly, resources to adapt to these changes vary greatly. Alaska Climate Specialist Rick Thoman will offer some personal reflections … read more.