Tuesdays | Drop-In Discussion: Prisoner for Truth
Phil Ebersole will do a presentation and lead a discussion about Julian Assange, who has been pursued, imprisoned and tormented for the crime of telling unwelcome truths. 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!
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jan. 17, 2021 | The Jim and Eunice Eckberg Racial Justice Memorial Film Series| “The Hate You Give”
Discussion, led by Melissa Parrish, will be held from 2- 3:30pm. Please preview the film: it can be found on Hulu, HBO, YouTube, & Amazon Prime. Note: This entire series features films that address racial justice through history, music and spiritual avenues.
Third in the series of four dialogues that provide a forum to
learn, grow, and act toward antiracism. This discussion,
"Rochester’s History of Systemic Racism", will take place
(virtually) from 7-8:30pm.
Donations are now being accepted! It’s January—and Auction Amnesty is upon us! What would you normally be doing to prepare for our annual Service Auction? Planning an event? Making some food? Well, we’ll save you work this year. Please consider making a financial contribution to Auction Amnesty instead! Auction Amnesty donations are now being accepted! Please send a check payable to First Universalist Church, and write “Auction Amnesty” in the memo line; or donate online at uuroc.org, and select "Auction Amnesty" from the "Use This Donation For" dropdown menu, or leave a note stating such. We ask for your donation by January 25, so that we can announce the total on January 31, when we’ll gather via Zoom to celebrate and have some fun!