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Our November Service Theme is Attention...

 

November 3 | 9:30am & 11:30am  Tending Our Memories.  The Memory Altar

Our memory altar draws on the Christian tradition of All Souls Day, a time held to honor the loved ones (human and not) and ancestors who have gone before us in death, and begin transforming precious memories into sources of strength? We invite you (children, youth, and adults alike) to bring a memento, photo, small object, or memorabile in honor of these loved ones and build up the altar.

 

November 10 | 9:30am & 11:30am "Stay Tuned"

When 100 stories insist on every second of our heart's attention, where in this world do we start? Tools for discernment, priorities, and sustainability when every cause is worthy, no one can wait, and today's just begun.

 

November 17 | 9:30am & 11:30am Mending the Rending and New Member Recognition

Spiritual approaches to manage, renew, and deepen the capacity to be present to love's work in the 21st century. Spiritual guidance for justice seekers.

 

November 24 | 9:30am & 11:30am Practice What We Preached

Can we attend whole truths, even in the broken places? Can we resist oversimplification, refuse to cast off the inconvenient, move deeper than guilt? Can we remember the horrible truths, revive the gift of gratitude, and censor neither? Preparing today's Unitarian Universalist for another day of Thanksgiving.

 

 

 



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Unity Group Series - Curiosity, Conversation, Covenant: The Unity Group has scheduled programs, usually on the 4th Sunday of each month following the services (in the Fahs Chapel) addressing the theme "Talking Across the Divide". To see information about earlier programs and find links to reference materials, visit the Unity Group web page.

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Sunday, November 17th: 'Michigan Poor People's Campaign Work in Washtenaw County and Beyond'
Rev. Joe Summers, Eric Krawczak and John Hollingworth, Michigan Poor People's Campaign

1 - 2:30 pm, Fahs Chapel

Co-sponsored by UUAA's Unity Group and Challenging Racism Group

 

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Sunday, Nov 24th: 'Conflict Management: Talking Across the Divide Part II'
Reese Havlatka, UM Office of Student Conflict Management

1 - 2:30 pm, Fahs Chapel

In September, Reese Havlatka gave a very enthusiastically received workshop on conflict management (see below). Reese very graciously offered to return and continue this work together. You do not need to have attended the September workshop to come to part II. A summary will be provided at the beginning of the workshop.

You can also download the materials from the September workshop: the presentation slides, including references and  the handout on culture based perspectives on conflict.

Co-sponsored by UUAA's Unity Group and Shared Ministries Team