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Sunday, March 12th

Risk

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László Moholy-Nagy (American (born Hungary), Borsod 1895–1946 Chicago, Illinois)


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Caterpillars (Nursery-Preschool)

(Warm and loving care for our very little ones and Celebrating Me and My World for our preschoolers. This curriculum teaches our children to celebrate their own personal gifts and talents. From a place of feeling special and worthy, the curriculum asks our children to expand their new sense of appreciation to people and things around them.)

  • Last Sunday: My World Has Trees!
  • This Sunday: My World Has Flowers! Come on Spring…let’s explore the flowers that will soon be coming to the PNW. Flowers are the graceful gifts of love and light to our earth. Lets expand our awareness to never forget to look at the beautiful flowers in our world.
  • Next Sunday: My World Has Seeds!

Staff this Sunday: Jennifer Ikeda (supervisor)

Volunteers: Rebecca Guthrie

Youth: Collier and Avery


Spirit Jam/Kindergarten-5th Grade

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(In Spirit Jam! our youth will alternate Sundays between experiential and embodied learning based workshops and children’s worship services led by Rev. Jamil.)

This Month

Risk Jam! 

This month we will explore the theme risk. In ArtJam we explore risk by creating sculptures in clay, in BodyJam we will do “Horrific Tai-Chi” and in Story Jam we learn about the story of Unitarian explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson and try new and exciting treats together.

Journey Guides this Sunday: Guests Candace Lewellen, Cora Goss-Grubs
Guides: Rev. Jamil
 

Jr. Youth 

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(Building Bridges is a world religions program to deepen youth’s understanding of the dynamic, fascinating, and varied world in which they live. It seeks to broaden their knowledge of humanity and embolden their spiritual search.)


  • Last Sunday: Visit to the LDS Temple
  • This Sunday: Early American, Quakers, Shakers, etc. (UU Puritan & Quaker roots). What do we have in common with the quakers and shakers. What are our roots in early American religion.
  •  Next Sunday: Full Community Worship with the Social Justice Committee

Advisors this Sunday: Danny and Erin Cohen



Sr. Youth 


(This year our youth will be focusing on project-based social justice learning. They will choose a project around either environmental justice, racial justice, lgbt equality, or some other topic. Together they will formulate a project and work together to learn about each issue while practically engaging the topic through project based learning.)


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  • Last Sunday: Gender Justice
  • This Sunday: SPAG CON and GA Discussion 
  • Next Sunday: Gender Justice

Advisors this Sunday: Michael Cruz

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Announcements: 

PNWD SPRING CON — RUUTS

APRIL 7-9, 2017

CAMP COLLINS, GRESHAM, OR

Early Bird Registration Deadline: March 8

Final Registration Deadline: March 22

Go here for more information and to register!

We do not want the cost of Con to keep anyone from attending. To apply for a scholarship, go here.

RUUTS: Ground, Connect, Grow

Join youth and their adult sponsors from all over the PNWD for a weekend of fellowship, learning, and spiritual rejuvenation. Dig deep to discover how our roots–heritage, culture, race–influence ourselves, our relationships, and our communities. How do we talk about and learn from the pain and the privilege we inherit? Together, let’s ground, connect, and grow in our diversity.


PARENTS/ADULTS/YOUNG ADULT 

(Soulful Exploration for Adults is a thriving education and small group ministry program at WUUC. We have offerings each week for adults and teens. If you would like childcare to attend one of the events, please email Rev. Jamil at dll@wuuc.org)


Join us to field test an exciting new curriculum! Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education for Older Adults

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We are an approved field test site for an innovative series of workshops tailored to the needs and interests of adults aged 50+. We have a unique opportunity to test the draft curriculum and provide input for the final edition. Our feedback will ensure that Our Whole Lives: Sexuality Education for Older Adults continues the tradition of excellence for which the lifespan series is known.

Workshop dates: Wednesday mornings on 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, & 5/24 (must commit to attend all meetings barring unforeseen circumstances)

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Location: Portable 2, WUUC

Cost: Free to WUUC, $25 to outside members

Registration deadline and details: register here! Deadline 3/15/17.

Our Whole Lives: Sexuality Education for Older Adults explores sexuality through values, wisdom and experiences gained over a lifetime. You will enhance your understanding of healthy relationships, age-related changes, sexual health, sexual identity, communication, and other interesting topics.

This is sexuality education like you’ve never had it before!


Racial Justice Wednesdays: Third Reconstruction

March 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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Third Reconstruction

Each year, the UUA designates a book as the year’s “common read.” The idea is to suggest that many of us UUs read something that helps us understand the issues of our day.  This year’s common read is The Third Reconstruction by Rev. Dr. William Barber.  Rev.  Barber is, among other things, the main organizer of North Carolina’s “Moral Mondays.”  He tells an interesting and instructive story.  You are invited to read the book and to join in a study group at church, facilitated by…

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WUUC Nonfiction Book Group 

March 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Strangers

We will meet to discuss “Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right” by Arlie Russell Hochschild. Choose hope, not anger.  Seek out people you don’t usually talk to, and listen to their stories. Recognize each other’s humanity. Read this book. In Rev. Lois’ sermon of Nov. 27, she advised us to try to understand the viewpoints of those we feel at odds with, to stop trying to convince others to change their mind with facts…

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