UUA Common Read

Questions? Contact Susan Bennett. Join the UUA Common Read! Copies of “Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity and Power in Ministry” will be for sale after services Feb. 25 at the Racial Justice Steering Committee table in the Commons or online from the Unitarian Universalist Association bookstore. A discussion group will begin Mar. 10.

Mau a Malawi: Stories of AIDS performance

Sun., Feb. 25, 3 p.m., Sanctuary. All ages welcome. Buy tickets: General, $15; seniors, $12; families, families of three or more $30 max. Peter Mawanga is one of Malawi’s most well-known musical ambassadors. Andrew “Finn the Fiddler” Magill has carved out a name for himself in Irish, American and Brazilian music. In 2009, Magill received a Fulbright-MtvU Fellowship to co-write and co-produce an album with Mawanga that musically captures 10 experiences of HIV/AIDS through song in Malawi, Southern Africa. Mau a Malawi has been a platform for years of musical collaboration between the two artists who now tour blending the traditional sounds of their native continents in exciting original music.

Bystander Intervention Training

Sun., Feb. 25, 2-4 p.m., Social Hall. Open to teens and adults. Space is limited. Please RSVP to Karen Wolf. Suggested donation: $10/person. The Racial Justice Steering Committee will host CASS (Collective Action for Safe Spaces) for Bystander Intervention Training, which will focus on interrupting acts of racism and other oppressions, and being an effective ally in the moment.

SR&R – Feb. 25

Science, Reason & Religion. Einstein’s Breadcrumbs with Dr. Albert Nekimken. Sun., Feb. 25, 12:30-2 p.m., Sanctuary. Meets most Sundays October through May. Open to the public. Contact Don Yacoe. Albert Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity (STR), published in 1905, established the idea that we exist not in time but in “spacetime,” because time and space are relative and not absolutes. Furthermore, we live driven ever forward by the arrow of time – even though we now know that, in the vast universe around us, the rate at which time flows (at least from our perspective) can change. We now know that, in the universe as a whole, there is no “now.” […]

Equality UUCF

Mon., Feb. 26, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Meets the fourth Monday of the month, unless otherwise noted. All are welcome. Questions? Email equality@uucf.org. Rev. David A. Miller will lead this planning meeting. Participants will brainstorm what an LGBTQ UU group should be in the age of both marriage equality and a Trump presidency. We invite everyone, old and new participants, to help set priorities and revitalize the group.