Used Book Sale fundraiser

Sat., Apr. 29, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Accotink UU Church, 10125 Lakehaven Ct., Burke. Questions? Contact coom@accotinkuu.org. You’ll be sure to find something for everyone among our huge selection of books, CDs, DVDs, games and puzzles. The last hour of the fundraiser (1-2 p.m.), fill a paper grocery bag for only $5.

“Pattern of Love” Washington premiere

Fri., Mar. 24, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church-Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd., Arlington. Free and open to the public. After a screening of the award-winning indie film “Kushuthara: Pattern of Love,” UUCA will host an interview with director Karma Deki, the first female director in Bhutan, who will share the challenges and rewards of making her film. The film stars English actor Emrhys Cooper and Bhutanese actress Kezang Wangmo, now politician and member of parliament in Bhutan. The movie gives a glimpse of life and love in one of the most secluded cultures in the world. It’s a story of love and its mysteries when the present and past collide – exploring […]

Seder service and potluck

Sun., Apr. 9, 5:30 p.m., Sanctuary. Sign up here to help with this event and indicate the side dish or dessert you will bring. (Note: Nothing with leavening agents typically found in baked goods should be used.) Questions? Contact Steve Gold. Our UUCF Seder team will lead a Seder service based on UU Haggadahs. Potluck dinner to follow. Chicken entree provided along with table settings, ceremonial plates and other necessities for the expected 60 participants.

The Responsibility to Play it Well

by Director of Music and Arts Laura Weiss. What if someone were to film a documentary of your voice? Your voice would be the star of the show. What if a producer were to tell your story based on the life of that voice? I wonder what we might hear; what might we see? The film might begin with your first infant cry – then perhaps a close-up of your first words with mom or dad. Perhaps it might then pan out to your first sentences or first questions about the world. Were you to show the documentary to your friends, you’d be joyous remembering certain moments as you watched […]