- How do we want to be together?
- How do we hold one another?
- How do we sustain ourselves?
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On Friday, April 2, 2021 @ 7:00 PM we will hold a Zoom meeting to discuss the works you found most memorable and inspiring. Schedule for that discussion is below. Join us when you can, leave when you must. Register by clicking on the flier below.
- 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM: Discuss Non-Fiction Works
- 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM: Discuss Fiction Works
- 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM: Discuss Movies & Videos
Fourth Friday Tad TalksLike a Ted Talk, but a tad different... Our church, and indeed our city, is filled with experts. Join us for this monthly program, brought to you by Adult Faith Development, to hear one of these experts share their wisdom a la Ted Talks. With 15 minutes allocated to presentation, and 15 minutes allocated to moderated discussion, this is a quick and easy way for adults and youth to live into our third principle: "We're free to learn together!" Please note, all sessions will be recorded, and posted on First Church's YouTube channel for later viewing.
Announcing, Songs, Stories, and the Spirit of Music, by Brian Rivers. It has been said that music is "the essence of life," "medicine for the soul," and "the universal language of mankind." It has certainly played an essential role in the life of Brian Rivers. For this Tad Talk, Brian will share stories, songs, and insights from his experience as a musician and music educator.
Talk will take place March 5 @ 7:00 PM. PLEASE NOTE THIS A NEW DATE.
Register now by clicking on the flyer below.
With March marking one year since the Covid-19 pandemic was officially declared a national emergency, LFD is honored to announce a very special Tad Talk by Epidemiologist Beth Whelan: A Year in the Life. With years of experience at NIOSH (National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health), Beth Whelan will discuss how many workers are faced with direct exposure to the Covid-19 virus plus a variety of other stressors.
Talk will take place March 26 @ 7:00 PM. Please note, this will be recorded. Register by days end on March 25 by clicking on the flyer below.
Harvest the PowerLeadership in a congregational setting can and should be a deeply spiritual experience. Harvest the Power, was created not only to strengthen the skills of those who have accepted the responsibility of leadership in our congregations, but also to help those who may be interested in future leadership model healthy personal and leadership practices.
This program kicks off Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 7:00 PM, and will run through Tuesday, May 18. Participants should expect each workshop to last about 2 hours. Registration deadline is Monday, April 12, so if you are interested, you better act now! Register by clicking the flyer below.
Game Night!Calling all adults and teens 16 and older! Mark your calendars for April 24, from 7-9 p.m., for a fun, fast-paced game night via Zoom. You’re bound to stretch your brain, unleash your competitive instincts, and laugh at the same time. Three digital games will be offered, and participants can choose to be players or audience members.
For best game play, participants should log onto Zoom with their tablet or computer, and bring their phone. Participants should also come with a basic understanding of how to use the internet on their phone.
Spirit in PracticeSeeking spiritual grounding during these turbulent times? Spirit in Practice was created to help Unitarian Universalists develop regular disciplines, or practices, of the spirit—practices that help them connect with the sacred ground of their being, however they understand it. Spirit in Practice affirms religious diversity while seeking unity in our communal quest for meaning and wholeness.
This program will be offered on the Second Saturday of every month, starting in October, from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM via zoom (connectivity information to be sent before each session). Consistent attendance is not required. Register once, attend when able! Just click the flyer below to register.
This program will be offered the third Wednesday of every month, starting in October, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM via Zoom. Register by clicking on the flyer below. Again, consistent attendance is not required, but it is encouraged. Register once, attend when able! Connectivity information will be sent the morning of each session.