Our Schedule of Services and Events

 

Our Services begin at 11 am on Sundays with fellowship and refreshments following.  Please remember to bring donations of shelf-stable foods and canned goods to add to our greater collection for our local food bank and feminine hygiene products for the Homeless Period Project.  

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  • Dr. Nils Rauhut – The Religion of Socrates
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    02-04-18

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

  • First Sunday Potluck!
    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    02-04-18

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

    We like Food! You like Food! Now that’s a reason to fellowship!

    Okay folks… Bring your dribbles and your nibbles and join us for a First Sunday Potluck following our weekly service. Keep in mind we are an earth centered congregation and prefer to limit unhealthy and highly processed food and wasteful paper products. Fresh locally sourced meats, cheese, fruits and vegetables are welcome. If you you can jot down on a label your recipe name and ingredients, it helps others who have dietary restrictions.

    By the way, don’t be shy if you cannot bring anything! We love to share and there is always more than enough for everyone. Your company is all we request!

     

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  • Homeless Period Packing Party 6pm
    6:00 PM-8:30 PM
    02-07-18

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

    Join us for our monthly packing party. Donations welcome throughout the month.

    You may think of your period as an annoyance but can you imagine not having pads/tampons every month? Did you know that feminine hygiene products are the least donated products to homeless shelters? Did you know that many girls in our schools do not have access to these necessities? For many the implications of living without these necessary supplies are serious… it’s the difference between attending school or work, between peace of mind and humiliation or between infection and health.

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  • Carli Harlowe: All You Need is Love
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    02-11-18

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

  • February Monthly Board Meeting
    12:30 PM-1:30 PM
    02-11-18

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

    Show your love for our congregation and join us for our February Monthly Open Board Meeting to follow service 12:30pm to 1:30pm. All are welcome… especially if you bring snacks 🙂

     

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  • Mardi Gras for the UU
    All day
    02-13-18

    Enjoy your Fat Tuesday!

    Be safe and have fun! Associated with Shrovetide celebrations before the fasting and religious obligations associated with the penitential season of Lent. In countries such as England, Mardi Gras is also known as Shrove Tuesday, which is derived from the word shrive, meaning “confess”.

    Rev. Melanie Morel-Ensminger’s Mediatation (UU minister – New Orleans)

    Spirit of life and love
    We feel your presence here
    As we celebrate with enthusiasm Fat Tuesday.
    We do not see the House of God as a House of Sorrow (*)
    A place to whisper faintly and
    sadly walk in black with long-drawn faces
    between empty walls lined with a few flickering flames.

    Yes, there is much grief and sorrow in this world
    Yes, we are a stiff-necked people
    who forget the sacred and the holy
    Yes, we lead busy lives
    today preoccupied with falling housing prices
    and choosing our Presidential primary candidate.
    Yes, we often turn away
    and neglect the hollowness in our heart,
    Lusting after the illusion of future satisfaction.

    Ash Wednesday will arrive soon enough
    a reminder of the value of humility, remorse
    and the spirit of communion.

    These days of celebration before Ash Wednesday
    Have a different purpose
    Today, we feast on the abundance of life
    The delight of hearing, seeing, smelling, tasting and touching
    In a celebration that unites
    the diversity of all races, classes and faiths
    at the common table of fellowship

    Let us prepare
    by enjoying the fullness of today.
    Let us feel deeply
    our gratitude for the abundance we enjoy right now;

    Even as we prepare to reflect on the poverty of others,
    the poverty in our own heart
    and hear the cry of the poor on our doorstep,
    Let our experience of fullness
    inspire the offering of gifts and commitments
    of greater generosity that feed our heart and spirit.

    So may the beads and treats,
    the music and song,
    the colors and the costumes,
    the masks and the surprises,
    the pomp and parades,
    awake in us an appreciation of
    the gracious gifts of being alive today,
    gifts we did not earn, buy, steal, own or create.
    May the appreciation of these gifts expand our hearts
    and make room for more light, more love, and more hope
    to strengthen us for the spiritual journey ahead.

    (*) borrowed from TS Eliot’s poetry
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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
  • Valentine’s Day for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18

     

     

    The first Valentine’s Day is a very old tradition, thought to have originated from a Roman festival. The Romans had a festival called Lupercalia in the middle of February – officially the start of their springtime. The festival was originally known as Februa (Latin for the “Purifications” or “Purgings”) after the februum which was used on the day.


    The name Lupercalia was believed in antiquity to evince some connection with the Ancient Greek festival of the Arcadian Lykaia, a wolf festival (GreekλύκοςlýkosLatinlupus), and the worship of Lycaean Pan, assumed to be a Greek equivalent to Faunus, as instituted by EvanderJustin describes a cult image of “the Lycaean god, whom the Greeks call Pan and the Romans Lupercus,” as nude, save for a goatskin girdle. It stood in the Lupercal, the cave where tradition held that Romulus and Remus were suckled by the she-wolf (Lupa). The cave lay at the foot of the Palatine Hill, on which Romulus was thought to have founded Rome.


    The Legend of St. Valentine. The history of Valentine’s Day–and the story of its patron saint–is shrouded in mystery. We do know that February has long been celebrated as a month of romance, and that St. Valentine’s Day, as we know it today, contains vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition.

    To begin with there is more than one St Valentine. Valentinus was a priest in Rome and a physician in the 3rd century AD. To be a Christian at this time was a crime punishable by death. Despite this, Valentinus would not renounce his faith and he was beheaded by order of Emperor Claudius II on February 14 270 AD.

  • Ash Wednesday for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18

    ashes in hand

    A Unitarian Universalist Pagan’s Thoughts on Ash Wednesday

    “I think most UU’s come to us because they’re tired of all that external ritual stuff. They want something simple.”

    “I really miss the liturgy and ritual of Catholicism, but I can’t stand the theology or the politics.”

    I heard each of these sentiments on the same day from members of the same congregation, both lay leaders, both emotional about what they were sharing with me.

    For my part, I come from a Roman Catholic background, began practicing in a Pagan way in 1991, and spent 12 years involved with an interfaith, Pagan organization before I started regularly attending a UU congregation.

    Ritual is in my bones, in my heart, in my blood. I love the left-brained intellectual rigor and clarity of much of the Unitarian Universalist tradition, and I bring a history of ritual. Liturgy is the word I use to talk about UU worship and Pagan ceremony—liturgy, “the work of the people.” While I honor the relative simplicity of most of our worship, I also recognize—even in that simplicity—that it is liturgy. It is the shared work of the people come together.

    This week is a big one for litrugy in the Catholic tradition (as well, nowadays, in some other Christian traditions). Tuesday was Mardi Gras, Wednesday is Ash Wednesday. The season of Lent begins.

    Partly as a result of my post-Catholic, Pagan, UU identities, I have been ambivalent about Ash Wednesday for some years. Not because I don’t approve of Lent, mind you—a season to return to the heart of one’s tradition, to consider one’s relationship to social justice (particularly poverty), and to deepen one’s spiritual practices? I’m all over that.

    But there’s this bit: “Remember, man, that thou art dust and unto dust you shall return.” Yes, we are children of Earth. And yes, She will be our tomb as she has been our cradle. Yes, we are born of the dust of Earth, of soil and bugs, of butterflies and beetles. As the Seventh Principle of Unitarian Universalism reminds us, we are all a part, all interbeing, as Thich Nhat Hahn says, of the interconnected web of existence. And that’s all great. It’s great!

    As a priestess, I fully embrace this ceremonial emblem of connection with the close and holy darkness of Earth.

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    But, but, but, see….There is the historical diminishment of Earth in the Christian tradition. There is the historical sense that to be of dust is to be less-than or to be worthy only of being trampled upon. To be associated with Earth, to be Earth and to return to Earth is to be the lowest of the low.

    Again, there’s nothing wrong with a little humility. But often, as many of us have experienced first-hand, the whole low-humility-repentance-penitence thing gets taken to an absurd, unhealthful, even abusive degree. So I propose a corrective.

    As my colleague, Jonathan White reminds his students of Wicca year after year, we are children of Earth, yes, and of Starry Heaven.

    Children of Earth and Starry Heaven.

    Whatever our theology, that is true. Simple, clear, and true. We are of Earth. And we are of black holes and supernovae and red dwarfs and yellow stars (especially our own star, Sol). We are (as is Earth herself, come down to it) the children of hydrogen exploding, of molecules coming into being, of all that the universe contains. The interconnected, interdependent web of existence is not only Earthly, but universal.

    “Remember you are a child of Earth and Starry Heaven.” So it is not only ashes that remind us who we are and who we need to be…it is also glitter, a sweet, postmodern reminder of the stars.

    One year in seminary, one Ash Wednesday, I went to my friends who had ashes on their foreheads and asked them whether I could offer them another blessing. Every one of them said yes. I had a small, carved box full of very fine glitter. I opened the box, and pressed my finger to the glitter just a tiny bit, then pressed that finger onto the backs of my friends’ hands. “Remember,” I said, “you are of the dust of Earth and the dust of stars, a child of Earth and Starry Heaven.”

    Both low and high, high and low. Both dark and light, light and dark. Full of both humility and pride. Paganisms are, at their best, traditions that embrace the whole of human—and non-human—experience.  That broad embrace is something that Unitarian Universalism writ large may learn more deeply, or in new ways, from its Pagan practitioners.

    In Unitarian Universalism, we can fall prey to thinking that “most UU’s” are like us. That “most UU’s” want more ceremony or less, more social justice or less, more ministerial involvement or less. But Unitarian Universalism has the chance to live into our Principles, as well as our Sources. To acknowledge our Protestant roots, our humanist middles, and the practices that have come into our traditions later on.

    earth and heavenNot all of us want to make Pagan ritual. Not all of us know who Curtis Reese is. Not all of us are interested in our Puritan ancestors or even in the Transcendentalists.

    Nonetheless, if we embrace one another in all our beautiful uniquenesses, then we will find ourselves made more spacious of heart. There will be more room in us to learn and to welcome those who now feel like the “stranger among us.”

    Blessings on you and on your house.

    images courtesy of shutterstock.com

    Read more at http://www.patheos.com/blogs/naturespath/2015/02/a-unitarian-universalist-pagans-thoughts-on-ash-wednesday/#ujtrE8OCTREsYHpL.99

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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
  • Chinese Lunar New Year for the UU – The Year of the Dog
    All day
    02-16-18

     

    According to tales and legends, the beginning of the Chinese New Year started with a mythical beast called the Nian. Nian would eat villagers, especially children. One year, all the villagers decided to go hide from the beast. An old man appeared before the villagers went into hiding and said that he’s going to stay the night, and decided to get revenge on the Nian. All the villagers thought he was insane. The old man put red papers up and set off firecrackers.

    Image result for chinese fireworks

    The day after, the villagers came back to their town to see that nothing was destroyed. They assumed that the old man was a deity who came to save them. The villagers then understood that the Nian was afraid of the color red and loud noises. When the New Year was about to come, the villagers would wear red clothes, hang red lanterns, and red spring scrolls on windows and doors. People also used firecrackers to frighten away the Nian. From then on, Nian never came to the village again. The Nian was eventually captured by Hongjun Laozu, an ancient Taoist monk. The Nian became Hongjun Laozu’s mount.

    According to legend, the emperor invited the calendar in 2637 BCE. This calendar predates the Gregorian calendar, which was introduced in 1582. The Chinese lunar calendar is used to determine festivals, so the dates of these festivals vary each year.

    Previous year’s animals:

    Rat: 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960

    Ox: 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961

    Tiger: 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962

    Rabbit: 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963

    Dragon: 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964

    Snake: 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965

    Horse: 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966

    Goat: 2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967

    Monkey: 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968

    Rooster: 2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969

    Dog: 2018, 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970

    Pig: 2019, 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971

     

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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
  • Shellie Rabon: Caleb’s Dragonfly Dreams
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    02-18-18

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

    Caleb’s Dragonfly Dreams is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization that provides positive events and activities to abandoned, abused and neglected children that reside in shelters and group homes.

    Changing the lives of children who are currently living in three residential facilities in Horry & Georgetown Counties of South Carolina. We visited our first group home (Horry County Shelter Home) in 2008 and our goal is to branch out into other counties in South Carolina and one day touch every group home in the United States.

    Caleb’s Dragonfly Dreams provides lots of activities to these wonderful children, too many to list but some examples are tie dye shirts, trips to the water park in the summer, jewelry making, pizza & movie night, Birthday presents, and when we have the budget an awesome winter trip to go snow tubing in North Carolina and hiking to water falls.

    These activities are just a mere stepping stone to get to know the children and form a bond that last long after they are displaced from the group home.

    The residential facilities (we aren’t aloud to say orphanages anymore) have limited funding by the government. The funding barely covers clothing, food, and staffing. So extra activities are out of the question. We try to bridge the gap and make certain that these children have the opportunity to just be a normal kid.

    We understand that these activities cannot take away the hurt these children have endured, but we feel that exposure to new experiences can positively affect a child’s self- esteem and development. By just going to a football game and cheering them on from the sidelines or just giving a little girl a balloon for her birthday you can help shape a life.

    I have been asked many times to measure the success of our program, how can you measure a child’s a smile?

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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
  • ASWUU & Waccamaw Riverkeeper Swingbridge Park – Quarterly Clean-up
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    02-24-18
    120 Kenzgar Dr, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588, USA

    120 Kenzgar Dr, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588, USA

    Living our seventh principle:

    Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.

    Join us at the Socastee Swingbridge Park for a day of giving back to our beautiful community.  You River Rats may bring your kayak if you would like to navigate the nearby water’s edge to clean up trash. Land Lovers can help walk around and clean up the boat landing and the children’s park. Bring gloves and comfortable clothing/shoes. We will provide bags and pickers. Public restrooms are available onsite.

     

    For more info about the Waccamaw Riverkeeper Program please visit www.winyahrivers.org.

     

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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
  • Rev. Barry Stopfel
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    02-25-18

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

    All Souls Waccamaw UU Church, South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
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  • Lent for the UU
    All day
    02-14-18-04-01-18

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (in 2018: February 14th), marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

    Lent is the period of 40 days (which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar) set aside for reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. This year Lent starts on Feb 14th and Ends on Mar 29th.

    We encourage each other to join in out UU Lent Practice of focusing on a word a day for spiritual growth and insight.

    FEB 14 – FEB 18
    WED – MINDFULLNESS, THU – DEVOTION, FRI – QUIET, SAT – HUMILITY, AND SUN – LOVE
     FEB 19 – FEB 25
    MON – DIFFERENCE,  TUE – JOY,  WED – CURIOSITY,  THU – FEAR,  FRI – SUFFERING,  SAT – PRAYER, AND SUN – JUSTICE
     FEB 26 – MAR 4
    MON – GRATITUDE,  TUE – CREATIVITY,  WED – FRIENDSHIP,  THU – DREAMS,  FRI – MISTAKES,  SAT – HEAL, AND SUN – HOSPITALITY
    MAR 5 – MAR 11
    MON – POSSIBILITY,  TUE – ABUNDANCE, WED – HEART,  THU – FAILURE, FRI – MEMORY,  SAT – AWE, AND SUN – STRUGGLE
     MAR 12 – MAR 18
    MON – AWARENESS,  TUE – FREEDOM,  WED – PATIENCE,  THU – INSPIRATION,  FRI – HONESTY,  SAT – VULNERABILITY. AND SUN – HUNGER
     MAR 19 – MAR 25
    MON – ACTION,  TUE – HOME,  WED – TEAMWORK,  THU – WORSHIP,  FRI – COMMUNITY,  SAT – DOUBT, AND SUN – MERCY
     MAR 26 – APR 1
    MON – PASSION,  TUE – TRUST,  WED – HOPE,  THU – BELIEF,  FRI – CONNECTION,  SAT – FORGIVENESS, AND SUN – REJOICE
     
  • Purim for the UU
    All day
    02-28-18

    Purim is one of the most festive holidays in Judaism. Celebrated annually in either February or March, this joyous holiday commemorates the Jewish people’s rescue from extermination in ancient Persia.

    Based on the conclusions of the Scroll of Esther (Esther 9:22):  “that they should make them days of feasting and gladness, and of sending portions one to another, and gifts to the poor”

    Purim is celebrated by:

    Jewish people all over the world celebrate this holiday, and even if you don’t affiliate yourself with all the customs of Judaism, you can still join in on the unique observances of the holiday. Special activities, festivities, and meals are all part of observing Purim.

    Speaking of food, one of the best treats for Purim are hamantaschen: triangle-shaped cookie pastries with fruit or savory filling. The treat is said to look like Haman’s tri-cornered hat or his ears (“oznei Haman” in Hebrew). Sweet hamantaschen are most popular, with poppy seed, chocolate, date, apricot, or apple filling, but some bakeries are getting into savory fillings, like eggplant, mushroom, or different meats and cheeses.

March
March
March