Classes

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At First Unitarian Society we believe learning and spiritual exploration are life-long practices. Throughout the year we hold events and classes to provoke the mind, enrich the soul, and engage in community. If you are interested in teaching a class at First Unitarian Society, please email Janet Swanson.

Fall 2018 Registration

To register for Fall Courses, download a paper form by clicking here. Or you can register online by clicking on the course listing below.

To register for a Spiritual Practice Group click here. A description for each group can be found by clicking the name of the group from the list below.

Fall Courses

The Awakening Joy Experience: Continuing the Journey

The Awakening Joy Experience: Continuing the Journey

with Rev. Kelly Crocker and Suzanne Buchko

Dates:  Wednesdays, once a month; October 24, and November 28, 2018; January 23, February 27, and April 24, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

No prior experience or knowledge of the material is necessary.

Fee: $40

Click here to register.

Fall Movie Series: UU Principles and the Silver Screen

Fall Movie Series:  UU Principles and the Silver Screen

facilitated by various FUS members

Dates: Tuesdays, October 9, 16, 23, 30, and November 6, 2018

Time: 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm

Has Hollywood produced movies that touch on our Seven Principles? What do films abroad, or Indie productions here and worldwide have to share?

Fee: $25

Click here to register.

Journey Through Transition

Journey Through Transition

with Jeanne Bowman, SoulCollage Facilitator

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018

Time: 9 am – 12 pm

This is an invitation to those who have experienced a personal change or loss.The process begins with what was lost, moves to the deep inner work of reorientation and ends with anticipating what new beginning might emerge.

Fee: $35

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The Value of a Third Space

The Value of a Third Space

with Sagashus T. Levingston, Founder/CEO Infamous Mothers

Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018

Time: 2 pm – 4 pm in the Atrium Auditorium, followed by book signing and light refreshments Free and open to the public.

Donations will be accepted for the organization Infamous Mothers.

Ms. Levingston’s talk will focus on the importance of rethinking space and place in the fight for racial justice.

Click here to register.

Inspired! A Five-Week Class in Creativity and Divination

Inspired! A Five-Week Class in Creativity and Divination

with Nancy Vedder-Shults and Sarah Sadie

Dates: Tuesdays, October 23, 30 and November 6, 13 and 20, 2018

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

Learn techniques for tapping your inner wisdom and explore possibilities to grow and nurture your creative ideas and projects. Nancy and Sarah co-facilitate this class in divination and creativity. Come bloom with us!

Fee: $50

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Prayer and Its Role in Our Lives

Prayer and Its Role in Our Lives

with Carin Bringelson, FUS Student Minister

Dates: Tuesdays, October 23, 30 and November 6, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm – 8 pm

This class is an opportunity to delve into the questions of what, why, when, how, and who as they relate to prayer. You are welcome, whether you identify as a pray-er or not.

Fee: $25

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"Beneath the Surface" Documentary

“Beneath the Surface” documentary

Sponsored by FUS Partner Church Ministry Team

Date: Friday evening, November 2, 2018

Time: 5:45 pm – 9 pm; includes supper for all, and a child-friendly movie.

Join us to learn the history of this beautiful and haunting place and about the resilience of the community of Unitarians who once lived there.

No fee; donations for food appreciated.

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Spiritual Practice Groups at FUS

Centering Prayer

Meets every Tuesday from 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm.

Free and drop-in. Open and welcoming to all.

Join us if you are looking for a way to begin your practice or to companion with others in the practice.

Contact Kim Stege at kimstege@gmail.com or 608-244-5875.

Insight Buddhist Meditation

Sunday evenings from 6 pm – 8 pm

Free and drop-in. Open and welcoming to all.

An introductory session is offered the second Sunday of each month.

Contact Lori Creswell for more information at loricres@charter.net.

Japanese Crane Meditation

Two weekly sessions held at FUS through May.

On Wednesdays, Bobbi Zehner and Joan Heitman lead sessions at 12:15 pm in the Atrium Auditorium.

On Thursdays, Ann Schaffer leads sessions at 5 pm.

Free and drop-in. Open and welcoming to all.

Japanese Crane Meditation is a gentle standing set of movements with a quiet musical background. It is appropriate for a wide range of ages and abilities.

For more information, contact Ann at schafferann00@gmail.com.