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SPECIAL EVENTS

RE Carnival, Sunday May 21, 10:45 -11:45 am, Chalice Room. Photo booth, Bean Bag Toss, and Face Paint – OH MY! Come help us celebrate the end of the RE program year with our annual carnival! If you are interested in volunteering to help with the carnival, please .

Saturday, May 27 Humanist symposium

 


SUNDAYS

FUS University — noon, Dietrich Room

  • May 7 — “1967 and 2017: African-Americans and Unitarian Universalism.” Exactly 50 years ago, issues of racial justice strongly divided Unitarian Universalists across the country, in ways that never healed. With the UU movement again in the midst of upheaval around race and whiteness, come get an overview of what happened back then and learn how our past informs the current situation. Rev. Jim Foti will be presenting, with a focus on voices of color.
  • May 14 — Talk of the Talk, Dietrich Room. Do our Sunday talks get your mind going? Raise philosophical or theological questions? Remind you of stories from your own life? Join Rev. David for a quick post-assembly discussion of that day’s talk.

Second Sunday Science

May 14 at 9:15 am, Frank Lloyd Wright Room.
Our next book is A Brief History of Creation by Bill Mesler and H. James Cleaves II. This very readable book explores what people thought about the origins of living things throughout history, from flies in rotten meat to the understanding of DNA. We’ll learn how science moves from incorrect notions to more reasoned conclusions. Kristen Albinson will lead this discuss of chapters 1-7. Questions? For more info, contact .


Third Sundays, Dietrich 100 Address-of-the-Month Discussion

Noon, Heritage Room
To mark the 100-year anniversary of Rev. John Dietrich’s arrival at FUS, we are looking in-depth at one of his addresses each month on the third Sunday. Participants will benefit from reading at least an excerpt or full transcript of the talk beforehand. For more from our “Humanist Pulpit” blog, click here. Schedule-to-date:


TUESDAYS

The Big Read 

Tuesday, May 9, 7pm — Join us for a discussion of Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness, by Richard Thaller and Cass R. Sunstein. The Guardian described this as “never intimidating, always amusing.”  Our focus this time will be on Part IV, Freedom.


THURSDAYS

Anti-Racism Book Group

scheduling to come