Sound, Light and Movement

Facilitator: Aaron Ford and Stuart Silverman

Time and Date: Saturdays, September 23 – November 4 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM in the Sanctuary
No class on October 7

 

In this course we will be exploring the creative arts to promote personal and collective awareness, empowerment and healing. Using the modalities of art, music and dance/movement, we will immerse ourselves in guided explorations, improvisation, and discussion. The integration of these expressive art forms creates a synergy which helps to raise our personal and collective consciousness. Our explorations will be a combination of individual and group work. We will also examine how our intention can raise awareness on a more global scale.

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Exploring Your UU Identity

Facilitator: Rev. Margret A. O’Neall

Time and Date:

Sunday Nights, October 8 through November 12 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM in Annex B

 

What does it mean to be a Unitarian Universalist? In this six-session class we will explore the theology, history and organization of our UU religious tradition, along with our faith’s core commitments to lifelong learning and social justice. Participants will be encouraged to discover and articulate their own Unitarian Universalist identity through the various “lenses” of our historic and open-ended way of faith.

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Rise Up and Call Her Name

Facilitator: Brenda Nelson

Time and Date:

Monday Nights
October 9 – November 13 (Fall Session)
January 22 – March 5 (Spring Session)
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM in Annex B

 

A Woman-honoring Journey into Global Earth-based Spiritualities in 13 sessions that explores numerous religious and spiritual traditions through artistic expression, music, visuals, creative ritual, dialog and rich information from a variety of sources.

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Beginning Ukulele for UU’s

Facilitators: Carolyn Allenby and Joan Gale

Time and Date: Thursdays, starting October 12 – November 16, from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM in Annex H.

 

We meet on six Thursdays to explore the meditative and community making possibilities of this portable four stringed instrument. We’ll help you shop locally for your own (around $50.00). A few loaner instruments are available. We’ll use “Come Sing a Song with Me,” available for $14.00 at class. Books can be borrowed, but it’s better to write tips in your own copy. Please email carolyn.allenby@gmail.com for information.

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Women’s Ritual

Facilitators: Pat Reed, Donna Talbot & Brenda Nelson

3rd Thursdays of the month, Oct-Apr beginning Oct. 20 at 6:45 – 8:30 PM

Join a group of women for earth-centered rituals that honor the season, the phases of the moon and personal spirituality. Each month, a different participant will plan a ritual for everyone to engage. For more information, contact Pat Reed at lbrpat@yahoo.com

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Couples Enrichment

Facilitators: Bonnie White & Ed Cernek

Time and Date:

Wednesday Nights, February 7 – March 14 from 6:45 PM – 8:45 PM in the Johnson Room

 

This workshop is for couples who want to work on their relationship. Couples of all genders, length of time together and relationship status (married, partnered, engaged, cohabitating or not) are welcome. Explore how to strengthen and rejuvenate your connection. Topics include healthy communication, respecting differences, resolving conflicts, healing past hurts, relating to your larger community. Couple also explore how the 7 principles of UUism can create a more compassionate and deepening connection to each other.

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World Wisdoms in Dialogue

Facilitator: Gary Ezzell

A six part class to explore core teachings and understandings of different spiritual and religious traditions and how they relate to Unitarian Universalism. We will look at quotes, poetry, songs, and other literature from Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Indigenous, and Unitarian Universalism.

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Boundary Setting and Negotiating

Facilitators: Mary Dawes and Natalie Fabert

Thursday, March 22 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Two hour workshop to learn and practice skills that you can apply in the workplace and in relationships. One essential part of healthy and productive relationships is establishing good boundaries. Boundaries can be rules and principles that guide you and establish what you will or won’t allow in a relationship. Negotiation is a dialogue between people over one or more issues, intended to reach a constructive outcome. Developing these skills will reduce conflict and promote results that satisfy both/all participants.

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