Adult Religious Education: Current Offerings

Workshop: Preparing the Ground

Body-Based Practices for Our Work in the World
Rev. Bob LaVallee, First Unitarian member Kathryn Fearnside, and community member Mindy Grossberg invite you to participate in Preparing the Ground, a two-hour workshop focused on body-based practices that help nurture community. Through embodiment and improv exercises, we will explore grounding, resourcing, and connecting, and what happens within our bodies and nervous systems as we seek to work together toward a more just and loving world.
This workshop will take place on Sunday, December 5 from 3:00-5:00 pm, in the Social Hall. To register, send an email to Rev. Bob at Registration is capped at twenty participants, so sign up early!

Sunday Explorations

Join us for community and conversation on a variety of topics. Bring your tea or coffee and settle in for a sharing of ideas. Our meeting time is changing to 10:00 am starting September 12.
Meeting ID: 842 4289 2753
Passcode: 041625

December 5: The Language of Abundance, a sermon by the Rev. Lilli Nye Abundance, Gratitude and the Experience of Joy. Angela Merkert, facilitator.

December 12: Joy and Happiness in Our Lives “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” — Galatians 5:22-23, NASB. Reflections on “the fruit of the Spirit” and its relevance to our lives today. Are Joy and Happiness the same? Angela Merkert, facilitator.

December 19: Nature-Based Spirituality A theological option for UUs, nature-based spirituality may include a God concept or be non-theistic. Our good book is Reason and Reverence by William Murry, who enriches Humanism. When in Nature’s beauty, do you sense a Creative Force being involved OR can the findings of science, including evolution, explain all of the natural world? Ron Friederich, facilitator.

December 26:No Explorations