Program Year Schedule (September through May):
Services are held at 9:00 and 10:45 a.m. on Sundays. Nursery care is offered at both services for infants to 4 year olds. Religious Education classes for preschool through 6th graders meet at the 9:00 and 10:45 a.m. services and 7th and 8th grade students meet at the 10:45 a.m. service. Breakfast Club for high school students meets from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Please join us!
November 5 Tell Them I Said Yes to Life by Rev. Christina Leone-Tracy
(ASL Interpretation available at 10:45)
As we head toward the “holiday season” when families will likely be spending more time with each other, let’s spend some time exploring ways to have meaningful conversations about life and end-of-life. These conversations are hard, but they don’t need to be painful. What does our faith say about the ways we face life, and death, with love?
November 12 Healing the Hungry Ghost by Shōjin Alford
In Buddhist mythology, the hungry ghost is depicted as having a long thin neck and a gigantic stomach. This leads to the feeling of never getting enough or being satisfied. Come experience healing music and meditations with Shōjin Alford to help heal the hungry ghost in all of us. Shōjin has been a member of the Fellowship since 1997 with her husband Tom Pynenberg. She is also an ordained Soto Zen priest with Clouds in Water Zen Center in St. Paul Minnesota.
November 19 Cabbage Town by the Rev. Karen Hutt
Let’s take a deep dive into the untold history of socio-economic class in the US. How do we as Unitarian Universalists become more inclusive, especially more multi-class? Join us to explore some answers in light of this month’s learning and worship theme of abundance.
The Rev. Karen Hutt has been a UU minister for 25 years and holds a degree from Meadville Lombard Theological School. She has served congregations in Chicago and is currently ACPE board certified hospital chaplaincy supervisor. Her eclectic background includes education and museum design. Karen wrote and edited the book The Call to Care: Essays by Unitarian Universalist Chaplains. She and her partner, the Rev. Ashley Horan, have two children and live in Minneapolis.
November 26 The Welcome Table by Rev. Christina Leone-Tracy
Thanksgiving has passed, but our welcome table is still set! Join us for a fun and engaging all-ages service of story, song, and ritual to remember the power of hospitality.