Rev. Gil Caldwell, guest minister

Regardless of how one views the Bible, it is filled with illustrations appropriate for today. Matthew 18:12 in the King James Version “speaks” of “90 and 9 sheep and the 1 who has gone astray.” The 99% Wall Street Occupiers seek to bring the 1% who have financially gone astray, back into the fold. “The more things change, the more they remain the same.” Music by Helen Kho.


Gilbert H. Caldwell is a retired African American United Methodist Church minister. He was active in the Civil Rights Movement and was acquainted with UU Minister Rev. Jim Reeb who was attacked in Selma and died a few days later. He was one of the founders of Black Methodists for Church Renewal and United Methodists of Color for a Fully Inclusive Church.

MONTHLY THEME:

MARCH - BALANCE

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. ~ George Santayana

NEWS & NOTES:

Eggs!

Sunday, April 5th

Kids!! Join us on Sunday, April 5th for our Annual Egg Hunt. We will have an activity following both multigenerational services. At 10am we will have an "Egg Roll"and at noon we will have an "Egg Hunt".

WAGO Wednesdays

We Are Getting Older (WAGO) Series

Wednesdays in April

A series for adults of all ages on all 5 October Wednesdays. WAGO begins at noon in the Community Room with people bringing a brown bag lunch. Juice and fruit are provided. Then there is a speaker or program which begins around 12:30 and is often followed by discussion.

April 1st: Community discussion of good people to know in case... Liz Dean-host to the group, retired teacher, business owner in the community. Read more...

Social Action Film Series

Race to Nowhere:

The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture

Sunday, March 29th, 5pm, Community Room

Race to Nowhere calls us to challenge current thinking about how we prepare our children for success. Named by TakePart.com as one of “10 Education Documentaries You Don’t Want to Miss”, Race to Nowhere brings communities together to spark dialogue and galvanize change in America’s schools. Click here or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info.

COMMON READ

Next UUCMC Common Read

Thanks to Jan Boyarin for nominating our next selection: "The Invention of Wings", an historical novel by Sue Monk Kidd. We'll discuss the book at the end of April.

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UUCMC PAS STORY SLAM

UUCMC Performing Arts Series

Story Slam

Sunday, April 19th, 3pm

Come to a wonderful performance experience...listen to the adventures of being alive, told by folks you know, and some you don’t know, who are generous and daring enough to offer a small tidbit of their life’s journey. A time to laugh with, perhaps shed some tears for, and certainly admire and honor each person’s story. This is a fundraiser for UUCMC; come support the congregation and the storytellers!

Suggested donation: Adults $15.00 Senior/students $10.00 Children $5.00

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UU History Film Series

The Long Strange Trip  

Even if you have missed other films, each one is worth seeing.

A six-part film series detailing the history of Unitarian and Universalist thought from the beginning of the Christian era to what we know today as Unitarian Universalism. Each session starts at noon; bring a brown bag lunch. The films are one hour with a short discussion following. Led by Michelle McKenzie-Creech; Charly & Jean Nelson.

Remaining Saturday: March 28th

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