Additional Sunday Programming

Sunday, November 19

Social Justice Roundtable, 9:30 am in the Lower Assembly Hall. Are you concerned about the level of gun violence in Minnesota? Come hear Rev. Nancy Nord Bence, executive director of Protect Minnesota, on Preventing Gun Violence in Minnesota. Consider joining our FUS chapter of the Interfaith Alliance for Gun Safety.

Gender Creative Workshop, noon, with Michael Grewe. Join Michael Grewe, Director of LGBTQIA+ Student Services at Augsburg University, he/him/his pronouns, in a workshop on the Gender Creative population.  This workshop will focus on the role of gender in our lives and in society, with a focus on the non-binary population.

Winter Solstice Casting Call, noon: The Seasonal Celebrations Team wants YOU-would be actors, quarter readers and poetry readers-for the Midwinter Revels show on Dec. 21 and 22. No-stress casting session; no experience necessary; no memorization required for performance. Middle schoolers – adults. We’ve got parts for everybody!

Holiday Cards for Incarcerated UUs, 1:00pm. Join Rev. Kelli and Terri Burnor from the UU Church of the Larger Fellowship (CLF) to send holiday greetings to some of the 825 members of CLF who are incarcerated. Cards and pens provided, you provide holiday cheer. Terri will share more about the Worth Now Prison Ministry Network and how FUS can get more involved.

Sunday, November 26

Stress Reduction with the FUS Mental Health Awareness Team, 9:30. Many people experience increased stress during the months of November and December because of multiple events, relationship dynamics, and expectations. The FUS Mental Health Awareness Team (M-HAT) has put together information and strategies to help you cope with stress. Learn skills to reduce your stress and share with others your own unique strategies.

Fourth Sunday Mindfulness, noon. Ministerial intern Jane Smith and member Rebecca Chesin will lead us in an activity on gratitude. Learn a variety of gratitude practices while we engage in writing gratitude lists and participate in deep discussion.

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