SJ/PW — 02/19/23

Sunday — this week

At 3, what looks to be a delightfully kid-friendly event is taking place at the Interfaith Center in Oxford; learn about the tradition of floating lanterns in different parts of the world! 16 S. Campus Ave, Oxford OH 45056; RSVP here

Or join Side with Love at 4 for the first of their spring skill ups, Facilitation: Leading Gatherings with Grace. Presented by Rev. Cathy Rion Starr and Elisse Ghitelman, these 90 minute sessions are interactive and fun! Register here.


Tuesday at 1pm, join Side with Love for Planning the Energy Future of your Congregation, a webinar to learn about the importance of benchmarking your facilities’ energy use to shape your congregation’s plan to cut energy costs and care for sacred Earth. Contact here. This is the first step to making a plan to take advantage of federal funding, like the Inflation Reduction Act. Hosted by Interfaith Power and Light as well as UUA; register here.

Tuesday at 7, the Indigenous Issues Group at Heritage UU screens Dawnland, a PBS documentary about an indigenous community in Maine whose truth and reconciliation commission investigated the practice of separating children from their families and communities to erase their culture; Heritage is located at 2710 Newtown Rd, Cincinnati OH 45244.


Thursday at noon, AIR will host Aftab Pureval to discuss critical issues confronting Cincinnati in 2023 at Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. 4th St. Bring a lunch or buy on-site.

Then at 7:30, join Side with Love for an hour of spiritual sustenance and grounding; drink in music, meditation and prayer. Register here.

Next Sunday

Next Sunday, 2/26, St. John’s Unitarian Universalist Church, 320 Resor Ave. in Clifton, is hosting the GenOUT LGBTQ+ choir from Washington, DC. St. John’s invite all UUs and LGBTQIA+ advocates to attend their worship service at 11 am and to stay for a reception afterwards. GenOUT is an outreach ensemble of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC. Nearly the entire worship service at St. John’s will be led and sung by them!

Then at 4, you can attend GLOBAL STEWS – Potluck Dinner and Celebration for immigrants, refugees, allies, and advocates at Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church. This free celebration will include music, activities for children and translators for international attendees. Hosted by our partner IJPC Cincinnati.

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