Speaker: Anne Rostosky

What’s a Mitzvah?

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
What's a Mitzvah?
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On March 17, join us for an abbreviated service. Members of the Social Action Committee will be talking about helping others and how it makes us feel. The service will consist mostly of music and readings. Learn about the non-profit organization Mitzvah Circle and how the work that it does transforms the lives of others. … Continue reading What’s a Mitzvah?

Unbox Your Barbie

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Unbox Your Barbie
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As we come together as a fellowship for the first time in 2024, let’s celebrate our unique attributes. A new year can involve pressure to change. Instead, let’s use this time of year to commemorate current aspects of your life that are worth sharing with our supportive community. Bring ALL of yourself into 2024, the … Continue reading Unbox Your Barbie

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
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On the night before Christmas, join us in celebrating the wonder of this holiday. We will sing beloved carols, share stories and hold a few quiet moments of candle light on this special night. This is an intergenerational service and ALL are welcome.

Guest At Your Table

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Guest At Your Table
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For many years our congregation has supported the “Guest at Your Table” project of the UU Service Committee. We will be doing so again this year. This service will give us an opportunity to learn about all the great work that the organization does and what partner organizations they will be supporting this year. UUSC’s … Continue reading Guest At Your Table

Celebrating Rosh Hashana and the Autumnal Equinox

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Celebrating Rosh Hashana and the Autumnal Equinox
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This year, the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, ends at sundown on September 17. This is followed by 10 days of atonement culminating in Yom Kippur. Sherry Milke will talk about Rosh Hashanah and the history and meaning of the Jewish High Holy Days. This year, the Autumnal Equinox falls on September 23. The equinox … Continue reading Celebrating Rosh Hashana and the Autumnal Equinox

Thomas Paine’s Oneness Blessing Meditation

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Thomas Paine's Oneness Blessing Meditation
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Originally facilitated and led by guest speakers Eduardo Porro and Patricia Carlson, this service will provide both information and an experience of the Oneness Blessing Meditation that we established here at the Fellowship before the pandemic. For those of you that are not familiar with Deeksha, or the ONENESS Blessing, it is a Divine intelligent … Continue reading Thomas Paine’s Oneness Blessing Meditation

Is Doctor Who a UU?

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Is Doctor Who a UU?
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Doctor Who is a popular British TV program that has been on the air  since 1963. It has also become a cult phenomenon in the US. The  character Dr. Who represents the contemporary hero who defeats evil  without using violence. His only weapons are his intelligence and a sonic screwdriver which he uses creatively to … Continue reading Is Doctor Who a UU?

Love that Calls Us to Serve Needs Greater Than Our Own

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Love that Calls Us to Serve Needs Greater Than Our Own
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You may wonder where the impulse to love and care for other people to whom we are unrelated originates. We will learn the answers and find out the current status in the world of those feelings. Research shows that altruism is everywhere! This will be an abbreviated service because a number of us will be … Continue reading Love that Calls Us to Serve Needs Greater Than Our Own

The Wonder of Mysticism

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
The Wonder of Mysticism
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December’s Soul Matters theme is “Wonder”. We will be exploring the places where Wonder and Mysticism intersect. That may be nature, and it may be personal experiences. All the world’s great religions have some element of mysticism.  And yet the Transcendentalists rejected organized religion. We claim some of them as Unitarian Universalists. Please join us … Continue reading The Wonder of Mysticism

Happy 100th Birthday, Kurt Vonnegut!

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Happy 100th Birthday, Kurt Vonnegut!
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Kurt Vonnegut was a counterculture hero, and one of the most influential writers and novelists of the 20th century. He is best known for writing “Slaughterhouse Five”, Cat’s Cradle”, and “Breakfast of Champions”. His works are a blend of science, satire, and black comedy. Vonnegut was an atheist, a humanist and a freethinker. He once … Continue reading Happy 100th Birthday, Kurt Vonnegut!