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Events

Little Dinner Parties
Fridays, Saturdays April 20-21, 27; May 5
Coordinator: Susanne Lam
A great (and delicious!) way to get to know your UNS family at the homes of congregant hosts.  Hosts create the main dish and guests bring other dishes.  

'Bible Interpretation - Hebrew Scriptures' Class
Sundays, May 20 and June 3-24  from 12 - 2 pm
Class Fee: $25/class or $100 for 5-class series
Facilitator: Kate Jordan, LUT/CSE
Take a new look at the Old Testament through a metaphysical lens.  Find the deeper lessons in these ancient stories, and learn the steps to metaphysically interpret any Bible story and apply the meaning to your life.  SEE credit available.  Sign up in the Atrium.

'Conversation Skills' Class
Thursdays, May 24 - June 14 from 7 - 9:30 pm
Class Fee: $30/class or $100 for 4-class series
Facilitator: Rev. Kurt Condra
This course enhances effective communication skills to include the ability to stay in dialogue when emotions are driving us to "shout out" or "shut down."  Learn tools for listening, creating connection, and facilitating dialogue in tough, emotional situations, aligned in spiritual practice.  Based on the model of Nonviolent Communication (NVC), which includes: taking responsibility for our own experience; commitment to increasing our awareness of our own feelings and needs as well as those with whom we interact, while remaining authentic and compassionate.  SEE credit available.  Sign up in the Atrium.

 

Ongoing Events

Mid-Week with Megon
The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 7 pm
Singer/songwriter and spiritual practitioner, Megon McDonough, creates a mid-week oasis of peace, joy, and spirit on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday evenings of each month.  Each evening will include music, meditation, and a healing prayer treatment.

5th Sunday Potluck Fellowship Sunday
The 5th Sundays of the year (Next potluck is July 29)
We invite our congregants to bring in a dish, salad, or dessert to share during our time of fellowship after service.  No sign-up necessary; we'll remind you the Sunday before, and just bring whatever you'd like!  Homemade or store-bought, it's up to you!  In the interest of serving others, please plan to pitch in with either set-up or clean-up.  We'll also get updates on current UNS initiatives.

Time to Relax: Meditation, Reiki, Foot Massage
Quarterly, 30-Min. Sessions: 9:30 & 11:30 am, 12:15 pm  (next offered on May 20)
Facilitator:  Vivian Morrison
Would you like to feel more relaxed, calm, light, and at peace?  Nourish your soul and relieve stress during your Time to Relax.  During this blissful 30 minutes, you will have guided meditation, Reiki, and an energizing foot massage.  Sign up in the Atrium.  Sessions are $25.

Gentle Thursdays ~ Restorative Yoga and Meditation
Thursdays, 10 am
Love Offering: $10
Facilitator: Vivian Morrison
Find peace, calm, serenity and harmony with this deeply nurturing and restorative process facilitated by our very own Vivian Morrison. She will guide you through gentle restorative yoga poses and deepen your sense of peace and relaxation with her soothing guided meditations. Sign up in the Atrium today. For more information please see Vivian.

A Course in Miracles Study Group
Sundays, 8:30 am
Facilitator: Jerry Krizka
Love Offering

A Course in Miracles is a spiritual path that helps to remove the blocks that keep one from experiencing God's Love. The Course teaches how to heal our relationships with self and others through practicing its unique method of forgiveness. As a result of practicing forgiveness with the guidance of their Internal Teacher, participants expect to experience more peace in their lives and are led to an ever-deepening understanding of the Course's principles.