This event spans Saturday and Sunday (Feb 24 - 25). Webguide at: UUFCC.com/imagine-dream Gallery of event flyers at: tinyurl.com/LFestFlyers24 All-ages Fellowship and Community events to celebrate and grow our abilities to imagine, dream, and create positive change. IMAGINE like John Lennon, DREAM like Martin Luther King Jr. Rekindle your dreams! Saturday Activities Imagine with Beans Potluck Dinner, 5:30-6:30 pm Imagine with Drums Drumming Circle, 6:45-8:15 pm Lantern-Making Activities & Religious Exploration UUseum Stations, 6:30-8:15 pm Community-Built Lantern Garden, 6:30-8:40 pm Lantern Walk, 8:15-8:40 pm Youth Group DIY-Music Meetup, 8:45-10:00 pm Sunday Activities Multigen Sunday Service: "Closer to be Free to be [...]
This lay-led service will search for wisdom and inspiration in the 35 year struggle for homosexuality to be considered natural and healthy by the medical establishment. Starting in 1952, a short paragraph in the American Psychiatric Association's influential Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders tragically listed homosexuality as a type of mental disturbance. Through readings, poetry and music we examine why this happened and the great injustices it caused; and we celebrate and learn from the inspiring history of how a small number of people overcame powerful biases and entrenched institutional forces to prompt removal of homosexuality from the APA’s [...]
In this workshop we will be expand on our first presentation to share concrete and substantive ways of being an Ally to the LGBTQ+ community. This will be a space where we invite you to come as and where you are in your understanding of gender diversity. We hope you’ll bring your questions and a willingness to learn. Pia Smal is an associate teaching professor in Rehabilitation and Human Services and Counselor Education and Supervision at The Pennsylvania State University. She holds a PhD in Counselor Education, a master’s degree in clinical Mental Health Counseling, and a bachelor’s degree in English and Women’s Studies. Clinically, she has worked with a wide [...]
The UUFCC Jazz Band is open to all. Rehearsals occur on Sundays in the Sanctuary, although occasionally the band may rehearse in Room 6 due to major church events. Contact David Morris if interested.
Many of us know how we feel about gun violence, are appalled by the tragedy of it all, and want to know what to do about it. We have assembled a panel of speakers to address just that issue. Our event will feature a guided discussion with a moderator, followed by an open Q&A period with the audience. Panelists will be prepared to help us - learn how to keep kids safe from gun violence - work with those struggling with mental health and the threat of gun violence - take legislative action on gun violence, and - think about the [...]