Interesting MenMarch 1, 2018
I don’t know about you, but I felt Michael Eselun’s sermon last Sunday was fantastic! Michael is one of our regular guest-speakers whom we are so lucky to feature once or twice a year. He is a hospital chaplain for oncology patients, and he weaves their stories as well as his own into the fabric of his presentation. He speaks about the ...
You Go Girls, in Parkland, FL!February 22, 2018
There will be a lot going on this Sunday at church. We are welcoming back a beloved guest preacher, the inspirational Michael Eselun. Then immediately following the service, we will "Ingather" outside in The Woods (the grassy area under the tall trees by the playground) to welcome Jason Taksony Hewitt as our new Director of Religious Exploration. This is a chance to ...
Congregation News and Events
Due to a scheduling conflict March Family Night has been canceled. But check back for information for April Family Night: Hamiltunes! For more information please contact Brian Bielanski at email@example.com.
"75 and Still Going Strong"
Steward Drive Kickoff
"75 and Going Strong" is the official name for this year's Steward Drive. Help us meet our goal! The drive begins on March 18 and ends on April 22, 2018. Visiting Stewards will be contacting members to arrange to meet in your home or any other convenient location. This is an opportunity for you to talk in general about the church, your financial support for reaching our goal, and other ways you would like to give to the church with your time, talent and treasure. May we count on you to give generously, so that we can continue our wonderful programs?
Please join us for a mini-brunch on March 18, right after the service.
"Islam for Inquisitive Minds"
Curious about Muslims and Their Religion? This 6-class series covers the Five Pillars of Islam, the Prophet Muhammad, the Quranic Worldview, Islamic Law and Mysticism, Women in Islam, and more. Classes meet at 6:30-8:30 PM Tuesday, March 20, 27, and April 3, 10, 17, 24 at Neighborhood UU Church, 301 Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91103. Instruction is via videos, expert guest speakers, and small group discussion with Muslims in every group. Each evening includes Magrib (sunset prayers) and a delicious buffet (vegetarian options). A suggested $30 donation covers materials and food. Scholarships are available. To register contact Kurt ASAP at BuildingBridgesTaskForce@gmail.com. Accessible classroom and restrooms. Space is limited and classes are open to the public.
March for Our Lives
Join the UUCSC Gun Violence Prevention Promise Group and others in a rally at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles to support the Florida students' March on Washington. Take the Redline from the North Hollywood or Universal stations. For more details, contact Dorothy Wait: firstname.lastname@example.org
UUCSC Passover Celebration
Yes, it’s time for that UU biennial favorite. Come join us in the Sanctuary for an audience participatory Seder led by our awesome UU Teens, complete with a Sephardic feast and the hiding of the matzah! Please RSVP to Stacie Foster at email@example.com.
Date to be determined
Interested in Film Events for Youth and Adults?
You may have heard that "The Black Panther" is a box office smash, as well as a turning point for African Americans in the world of film. We are measuring interest for a viewing organized by the church, followed by an inter-generational discussion focused on what we can learn as youth and adults from these films. What do you think about "A Wrinkle in Time" for the next film? After the service this Sunday, please stop by the RE table and write your name on our "Interest List"or email Jason Taksony Hewitt at firstname.lastname@example.org. If we get enough names, Jason and Rev. Hannah will organize it!
04/09/18 and 04/16/18
The UUCSC Cabaret is coming in May! We are holding auditions for singers for our exciting annual musical event on April 9 and 16 from 5-7:00 PM. This year's theme is LOVE - so performers, start getting your songs ready! Ticket prices will be announced soon. To sign up for an audition, please contact Julia Nizinski at Julia@nizinskihypnotherapy.com.
For ticket information, please contact Marilyn Shield at email@example.com. For any other questions, contact Jon Bassinger-Flores at firstname.lastname@example.org.