Join Us This Sunday @ 11 a.m. March 8 / 8 de Marzo
Service in English / Servicio in Inglés
March Theme: Brokenness / Tema de febrero: el amor
Arrive early to enjoy Albanza at 10:15 a.m.
The Senior High Youth Group offers their annual worship service to
the congregation on the theme of journeys. Come and hear from our
articulate and spirited youth as we contemplate together our journeys
of body and spirit. The special collection for March, voted on by the
senior high youth group, will be dedicated to offsetting the expenses of
our youth who will be going on the partner church trip to Hungary and
Romania this summer.
Worship Leaders: the Rev. Geoff Rimositis with Ruby Delgros and
Senior High Youth
El Grupo juvenil de Preparatoria ofrece su servicio annual a la
congregación en el tema de los viajes. Vengan y oigan desde nuestra
articulada y animada juventud mientras contemplamos juntos nuestros
viajes de cuerpo y espíritu. La colecta especial para marzo, votada por
el grupo juvenil de preparatoria se dedicará a compensar los gastos de
nuestros jovenes quienes estaran en el viaje a iglesia hermana a Hungría
y Rumania este verano.
Dirige: el Rev. Geoff Rimositis con Ruby Delgros y Senior High Youth
Venga Este Domingo /
Servicio en Espanol y Inglés
Todos los domingos / Every Sunday @ 10:15 a.m.
Alabanza: Half-hour Multicultural Small Group Ministry Gathering
Come join us for this simple half-hour prayer-meditation service (without sermon) at 10:15 a.m. in a mixture of English and Spanish in the library. Accessible and welcoming to all, this service provides time to sing, meditate, and reflect in a small group in preparation for the service at 11:00.
Alabanza: Media Hora de Reunión del Pequeño Grupo del Ministerio Multicultural
Venga a unirse a nosotros para este servicio simple de oración-meditación de media hora (sin sermón) a las 10:15 horas en una mezcla de inglés y español en la biblioteca. Accesible e incluyente para todos, este servicio ofrece tiempo para cantar, meditar y reflexionar en un pequeño grupo en preparación para el servicio de las 11:00.
Children & Youth Spiritual Growth & Learning Programs
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Sunday, March 8, 2015
Nursery: Birth - four years
Location: Nursery, Church’s Lower Level
Our paid staff provide a loving presence and engage children in games, stories and crafts with seasonal and holiday themes.
3-5 Year Olds —
Spiritually Growing Child: Henry Works
In this week’s story, the protagonist is Henry Bear, an individualist (with a strong community spirit) who emulates the teachings of his famous namesake—Unitarian Henry David Thoreau. Henry likes to take his time and soak up the nature he sees everywhere around him. He does favors as he walks to Mr. Emerson's, Mr. and Mrs. Hawthorne, and Mrs. Alcott's. Youngsters will appreciate Henry's endeavors, and understand him, having had the opportunity to combine work and play in creative ways.
Goal: To encourage children to value creative work, helping others and simplicity.
1st – 4th — Seek Truth
Friend, I have lost the way.
The way leads on.
Is there another way?
The way is one ... .
I cannot find the way.
The way leads on.
Oh, places I have passed!
That journey's done.
And what will come at last?
The way leads on.
— excerpted from "The Way" by Edwin Muir, in Singing the Living Tradition
The session introduces our fourth Unitarian Universalist Principle, a free and responsible search for truth and meaning, through the story of Egbert Ethelred Brown, a Jamaican man who converted to Unitarianism. Though he experienced many hardships to fulfill his calling to the Unitarian ministry, Brown devoted his life to inviting others to learn about our free faith.
In this session the children explore the basics of a Unitarian theology. They engage in their own search for truth and meaning and investigate the concept of a call to ministry.
5th – 8th Grades — World Religions
NO CLASS TODAY AS YOUTH ATTEND THE SENIOR HIGH LED SERVICE AT FIRST UNITARIAN
9th – 12th Grades
The senior high youth group created and will lead this Sunday's 11 a.m. service on the theme of journeys. Come and see how Unitarian Universalism empowers our youth to be religious leaders.
Check out Rev. Geoff’s blog on The Spiritual Journey of a Child through Our Faith Community and to see descriptions of our children and youth programs for 2014-15.
Please contact Rev. Geoff, GRimositis@gmail.com if you would like to learn more.
Church Office Hours
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., but closed at noon for an hour break.
Tuesday and Thursday: Closed