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The Public is Invited to our Holiday Service & Potluck!

-Gathering around 6:00 pm
-Service at 6:30 pm
-Potluck at 7:00 pm
Remember, you may bring non-alcoholic beverages. Skip will have a nice selection of wines available to purchase that evening, by the bottle. Please bring a dish to share and musical instruments, board games, or cards for evening entertainment.
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A Virtual Geological Tour!

A Virtual Geological Tour!

Unitarian Universalist Fellow­ship of the Firelands, meeting in the lower level of First Congregational Church, 431 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Nathan Fuller will present “A Geological Tour of the Marblehead Lighthouse Area.” Children’s Religious Education available. Enter through glass doors at rear of church and take elevator down. A liberal religion that embraces diversity.

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Love your Mother

Love your Mother

Mary’s topic will be “Love Your Mother” – On this Sunday between Earth Day and Mother’s Day, we explore our 7th UU principle, “Respect for the interdependent web of life, of which we are part” (and to which we are accountable): Indra’s net. The Great Mother. And Father. And Friend. And Self. The Beloved. Service led by Rev. Mary Grigolia.

Stay for lunch and a mini-workshop, exploring the many facets of experience with the great web.

Unitarian Universalist Fellow­ship of the Firelands, meeting in the lower level of First Congregational Church, 431 Columbus at 10:30 a.m. Children’s Religious Education available. Enter through glass doors at rear of church and take elevator down. A liberal religion that embraces diversity.

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Why Religion Matters

Why Religion Matters

This week, Rob Smith’s topic is “Why Religion Matters”. He will discuss the functions of religion particularly on the transformation of culture.

Unitarian Universalist Fellow­ship of the Firelands, meeting in the lower level of First Congregational Church, 431 Columbus at 10:30 a.m. Children’s Religious Education available. Enter through glass doors at rear of church and take elevator down. A liberal religion that embraces diversity.

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The Future Success of the U.S., Part 2

The Future Success of the U.S., Part 2

Unitarian Universalist Fellow­ship of the Firelands, meeting in the lower level of First Congregational Church, 431 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Jon Carver will present “The Future Success of the U.S., Part 2” at 10:30 a.m. Children’s Religious Education available. Enter through glass doors at rear of church and take elevator down. A liberal religion that embraces diversity.

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The Sixth Prinicple

The Sixth Prinicple

Service with Rev. Mary Grigolia, Potluck & Workshop
Please enter through the glass door on back of church, and take elevator to the lower level. Join us for a potluck and workshop after the service. New friends are always welcome to attend!

– (6th Principle) – The Goal of World Community. How do we balance a vision of world community, a recognition that we are dependent and interdependent on each other, with respect for cultural difference?

When Sun Apr 6, 2014 10:30am – 1:30pm Eastern Time
Where 431 Columbus Ave. Sandusky (Lower level of 1st Congregational UCC) (map)
Calendar eriecountyuu@gmail.com
Who

UUFellowship ErieCounty – organizer

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Unitarian Universalist Fellow­ship of the Firelands, meeting in the lower level of First Congregational Church, 431 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Jon Carver will present “The Future Success of the U.S., Part 1, at 10:30 a.m. Children’s Religious Education available. Enter through glass doors at rear of church and take elevator down. A liberal religion that embraces diversity.

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ACLU Update

ACLU Update

Unitarian Universalist Fellow­ship of the Firelands, meeting in the lower level of First Congregational Church, 431 Columbus Ave., Sandusky welcomes Christine Link, Executive Director of the Ohio ACLU, who will present an update of ACLU issues. at 10:30 a.m. Children’s Religious Education available. Enter through glass doors at rear of church and take elevator down. A liberal religion that embraces diversity.

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Breakthrough

Join us to Breakthrough the Status Quo this Sunday!

Unitarian Universalist Fellow­ship of the Firelands, meeting in the lower level of First Congregational Church, 431 Columbus Ave., Sandusky will present “Breakthrough Congregation Sunday” with Don Leake, Membership Chair, at 10:30 a.m. Children’s Religious Education. Enter through glass doors at rear of church and take elevator down. A liberal religion that embraces diversity.

What is a Breakthough Congregation?

Harlan Limpert, Vice President of Ministries and Congregational Support, introduced breakthrough congregations at the 2011 General Assembly this way:

When President Peter Morales talks about the role the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) staff can play in the life of congregations, he sometimes says he wishes the UUA had created the slogan that Home Depot has made so popular in recent years: “You can do it, we can help.” This cute and catchy slogan conveys a belief that congregations already have the capacity to do all those things that enable it to live out its mission in the world. They sometimes just want help, and sometimes we can provide it.

At other times the role of UUA staff becomes that of lifting up the good work of congregations and encouraging other congregations to learn directly from them.

That is the idea behind the Breakthrough Congregation initiative. Created seven years ago, it was an effort to identify those congregations that had achieved significant and sustained numerical growth and give them an opportunity to share at General Assembly what they’ve done, and how they’ve done it. Why not look to the experts—those lay and professional leaders who have already “cracked the nut” around growth—and give them the opportunity at general assembly to share their wisdom?

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Holiday Service and Potluck

Holiday Service and Potluck

This Sunday:
Join the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Firelands (fomerly “of Erie County”) this Sunday, Dec. 22nd at Sandusky Sailing Club. Service will begin at 5:30pm, followed by a potluck at 6:00. Bring a dish to share. (musical instruments and games are encouraged, too)! We are a liberal religion that embraces diversity.