(“Unconscious favoritism toward or prejudice against people of a particular race, gender, etc. that influences one's actions or perceptions.” Oxford Dictionaries). Presenter, activist, consultant and teacher, Melissa Parrish. Drop-In Discussions are virtual now! We meet on Tuesday nights from 6:30-7:30pm. Look on the First Universalist homepage for details and a link, or click the Zoom meeting link on the title of this description!
First Universalist Church will be hosting Midweek Meditation services with Rev. Lane and Rev. Michelle on Wednesdays from 11:30am-noon. On second Wednesdays, an extra half hour of meditation and sharing will follow the traditional format. An extended time to connect for deep breathing, meditation, singing, and silence. Look on the First Universalist homepage for details and a link, or click the Zoom meeting link on the title of this description!
Staff Holiday Bonus
The Board of Trustees invites you to join in thanking our staff by contributing toward a Holiday bonus for them. If you are able to join in this effort, please mail a check to church, donate online at uuroc.org, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Be sure to label your contribution “staff bonus.” We ask that you send your contribution no later than Sunday, Dec. 13, to allow time for us to process the funds and distribute them to the staff prior to the holiday.
Grief Support Group - 8 Weeks Beginning Jan. 14
A semi-structured support group for congregation members who are experiencing grief, following the loss of beloved family members. The group will be limited to 12 members who are asked to commit to attending all sessions. Facilitated by Theo Munson, Rev. Lane Campbell & Rev. Michelle Yates virtually via Zoom. The group will meet for 8 weeks on Thursday mornings from 10am to 11:30am beginning January 14, 2021. To sign up, please email Rev. Michelle at email@example.com
Eastman @ Washington Square Update!
Eastman @ WS concerts will be streamed from the Karen Rettner Community Music Center of Messinger Hall in December. Performances are on Thursdays at 12:15pm and will be streamed live!
- December 10: Flute Duets with Hayley Grainger and Katie Uetz
- December 17: Letitia Jap, violin and E-Na Song, piano
Nester Street Food Cupboard Collection
Katherine Flynn will collect food for Nester Street on December 19 from 10–10:30am in the Church parking lot. You can pick up your Christmas bag at the same time!
Items Most Needed:
- Canned meat, hash, stew, tuna
- Vegetables: regular and low sodium
- Peanut butter
- Soup: regular and low-sodium
- Baked Beans
- Fruit: regular and low sugar
- Milk: canned/ dried
- Jams and jellies
- Pasta, potatoes, rice
- Cereal: hot and cold
- Soap, personal hygiene products
- Paper products
Cash is always welcome. Community Food Cupboard of Rochester, Inc. 11 Nester Street, Rochester, NY 14621