Rev. Meghan Cefalu
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Connie Barlow and Rev. Michael Dowd, will be speaking on “Big Picture Inspiration for Chaotic, Challenging Times” at UUFSD on Sunday, February 19, at both the 9:00 AM and the 11:00 AM services.
This couple, known affectionately as America’s “evolutionary evangelists,” live permanently on the road, teaching and preaching an awe-inspiring, inclusive, science-based message of hope and possibility in churches and schools all across North America.
Since April 2002, Connie and Michael have delivered talks for more than 400 UU congregations, summer camps, and minister retreats, as well as for other religious and secular groups. Their work was featured as the cover story of our national membership magazine, UU World, in the spring of 2006.
This month we bagged over 8,500 pounds of veggies that went to local people who need just a bit extra. So proud of this group who put Service is our Prayer IN ACTION each month!
Contact Sara@SaraOhara.com if you’d like to help sometime. It’s always the 1st Thursday of each month, from 6:00 – 8:00, and anyone over 10 years of age can help!
Enjoy your favorite wine, homemade treats, and lovely music featuring UUFSD’s own Monique Kunewalder and Lynne Talley, with Jorge Roman Kurth. Sip and Savor Piano and Violin Concert will be held in Founder’s Hall on March 4, 2017, from 7:30 to 9 pm. Come early for wine and snacks. Doors open at 7 pm. Proceeds from the concert benefit the UUFSD Concert Fund.
You can purchase tickets discounted early bird tickets at https://sipandsavor2017.eventbrite.com. Or, you can pay $20 at door. Childcare is available.
Monique started her musical career early, playing with Arthur Fiedler and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra at age 12. Both Monique and Lynne have undergraduate degrees in music from Oberlin College & Conservatory followed by graduate piano studies in the US and abroad. Jorge studied violin at the Catholic University in Santiago, Chile, and has performed in Chile, France, Italy, and the US. Both Lynne and Jorge combine art and science. Lynne holds a PhD in physical oceanography, and is a professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UCSD). Jorge is an engineer, has a Masters degree from Carnegie Mellon University, and works for Qualcomm.
UUFSD is a thriving, growing community and we welcome you with open minds and hearts. Becoming a member is an exciting commitment – one that we hope will enrich your life.
UUFSD encourages all members to:
Learn and ask questions about Unitarian Universalism and UUFSD. This informal session lasts about an hour. All are welcome to attend these orientations, which are offered once a month after the second worship service. Attendance does not constitute a commitment to join UUFSD.
Next scheduled ‘New to UU’ Orientation dates: Sunday, January 29th 12:30-1:15, Sunday, February 19th, 12:30-1:15
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
This session, offered several times throughout the year, provides prospective members with the opportunity to learn more about Unitarian Universalism, UUFSD history and programs, and what being a member means. Hosted by Reverend Meghan Cefalu and the Membership Engagement Team, this two and half hour workshop is a wonderful way to deepen connections at the fellowship.
At the end, they may sign the Membership Book, make their pledge of financial contribution, and have their picture taken for the member directory.
Next scheduled session is Saturday, March 4th 10:30 am-1:00 pm.
New members are introduced and formally welcomed to the community through an ingathering ceremony during a Sunday service.
For more information, contact email@example.com.
Have you ever notice how much fun folks are having in the kitchen on Sundays–well guess what, you can join in on the fun. Just follow this link http://www.signupgenius.com/findasignup, enter firstname.lastname@example.org and you’re almost there.
From preparing the snacks, to refreshing between services, to clean up (and yes there are people who enjoy even doing that), we have something for you. The Sign Up Genius website describes the few easy task for each shift. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask anyone in the kitchen, or use the e-mail above. Also remember even if you don’t sign up–walk-ins are always welcome.
It is incredibly important that we stand in support of all immigrant communities–now more than ever given the national political climate. The California Values Act will uphold our core values of equal treatment, community, family unity, and common humanity, and send a powerful message of inclusion across the nation.
The California Values Act will do the following:
PLEASE PASS BY THE SOCIAL JUSTICE ACTION TABLE ON SUNDAYS AND SUPPORT SB54
If you are upset about the recent election results and interested in taking action, please come to an Indivisible Group formation meeting on Saturday, February 4 at 11:00 am in Palmer Library. Let’s utilize the democratic process to promote our UU values of equality, diversity and social justice.
Please review the Indivisible Guide at www.indivisibleguide.com prior to the meeting, if possible. E-mail Karen Reimus at email@example.com with any questions.