Compassion Found

Jun. 25, 2018. By Outgoing Lay Minister for Caring & Wellness Linda Zack. I was raised Catholic and as such, I embraced many of the teachings I learned as a child and found truth in them. Yet, as I grew older, I felt more and more there was something missing. Was it really “wrong” if others didn’t believe as I did? What about people practicing other religions, or no religion at all? Were they forever damned? What about people not allowed to take communion in a Catholic Church? Why are they excluded from a vital part of the faith? I did have good spiritual experiences with the Catholic Church, and […]

Self-Care, Resistance & Resilience: Tales From UU History

Date: Sun., Jul. 22, 10 a.m., Sanctuary. Worship Leader: Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg, UU Congregation of Frederick (MD). Music: Dave Anderson, improvisational jazz pianist. Religious Exploration: Summer RE in session. Preschool and rising Kindergarten begin and end in class. Rising 1st-6th graders begin and end in the Chapel. Rising 7th-12th graders begin and end in Room 11 of the Program Building. Child care to age 3 available in the Sanctuary Nursery.

Spirit Play training

Sat., Sep. 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Bull Run Unitarian Universalists, 9350 Main St., Manassas, VA. Trainer: Rev. Emily Manvel Leite. Cost: $160/person, includes all materials with introductory story basket CD, light breakfast, lunch and snacks. Scholarships available upon request. Complete this registration form no later than Sep. 1. Training is limited to 15 participants. Contact Kristin Worthington.

Calling all artists and creatives

Deadline to submit a jpeg image and application is Aug. 13. Email to request more information or a submission form. Approved artwork will need to be delivered to UUCC by Aug. 26. The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia (UUCC) will be accepting work for its next art exhibit to open Sep. 9 at the Owen Brown Interfaith Center (7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD). This artwork will illustrate A Free and Responsible Quest for Truth and Meaning – the fourth UU Principle. All types of media qualify, including painting, photography, quilting, mixed media and the written word. Submitted artwork must fit in a square frame or be mounted onto a […]

Men’s Fellowship Group

Thu., Jul. 19, 7:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays. Accepting new members. Contact David Heagy. We offer a safe space for group members to be themselves and to discuss, in confidence, issues we face as men. Each member may determine the issues he wishes to discuss and whether he wants feedback from the group. We also discuss other topics of interest. Members are expected to attend regularly.