Hogwarts 2017 program for youth and children

Hogwarts, a weekly Youth Religious Education program on Sundays at 10:55 AM at UUCG.  Here is the schedule for June 11, 2017 to September 3, 2017.  UU principles are Hogwarts values! For more information, please contact the Director of Religious Education, Cindy Dillard. HOGWARTS @ UUCG JUNE 11 SOCIAL JUSTICE...

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Compassionate Communication Workshops

Continuing in June The Unitarian Universalist Church will host a series of workshops on Compassionate Communication based on Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication model. We will be joined by members of Guilford Anti-racism Alliance (GARA) who are interested in using these skills to help in their work. Classes will start at...

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The Wounded Optimist – Rev. Dr. Jay E. Abernathy, Jr.

The Wounded Optimist – Rev. Dr. Jay E. Abernathy, Jr. Empathy and optimism are often at odds, as we try to move resolutely ahead to accomplish our goals. Paying attention to the wounds of others may temper our optimism, but it need not turn us toward cynicism and despair.

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The Sins of the Father – Marie Houck

For this Sunday, the topic will be: The Sins of the Father:  Epigenetics and the First Nations. Marie Houck will share some of her own family’s history, and discuss the historical trauma of the people of the First Nations. There is new evidence that the effect of this sort of...

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Where Hunger and Passion Unite – Rev. Diane Dowgiert

Where Hunger and Passion Unite – Rev. Diane Dowgiert Volunteers are the lifeblood of a congregation. To celebrate the many volunteers who make UUCG a vibrant community of faith, we’ll consider the gifts and passions that call each of us to service in meeting the world’s deep needs and hunger...

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Worship in the Park – Rev. Diane Dowgiert

Worship in the Park 11:15 – 11:45, June 4, 2017, followed by potluck! Make plans to bring a chair and a dish to share for the short worship and long potluck. We will gather at Gibson Park in the shelters all the way in on the right. Gibson Park 5207...

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Wednesday Night Movies – R. O. A. R.

Wednesday Night Movies – R. O. A. R. (Resist, Organize, Advocate with Resilience) Join us for fun, a film, and popcorn at 7 PM after the Wednesday potluck.  These presentations highlight people and movements that strived to make the world a more just, compassionate, and democratic place. Discussion after the...

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Reel Racism – Justice Action Team

Anti-Racist White Folks serving Black Lives Matter Gate City presents: Reel Racism: The Cinematic Sins of “Birth Of A Nation”. Saturday, May 13 from 4pm-7pm in the UUCG sanctuary. Anti-Racist White Folks Serving Black Lives Matter Gate City will host a partial viewing and discussion of D. W. Griffith’s 1915...

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O Love Divine – Rev. Ilene Gillespie

Rev. Ilene Gillespie – Guest Minister Many Unitarian Universalists do not connect to the Judeo-Christian concepts of God as a master, a teacher, a disciplinarian, or a parent. What alternatives can Hinduism, one of the world’s oldest religious, offer us as spiritual seekers? This service will explore the concept of...

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