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  • Monday Menu offerings for February 9th | South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society
    you ve missed classes you re still welcome to join us YOGA Do something positive for your Body Mind and Soul by taking our weekly YOGA class You ll leave feeling centered and stress free ready to take on the week ahead Learn how YOGA transforms your physique toning and strengthening your body Breathing techniques and Meditaton practices are proven to lower stress levels Wear comfortable clothes and bring your own mat Extra mats available upon request Taught by Marinda with InBody Every Monday Valentine s Day Crafts We ll be making Valentine s Day Cards and adorable crafts frosting sugar cookies and more 2 9 by Amy Vetterli Coming Soon The Sacred Balance Rediscovering Our Place in Nature Based on the book The Sacred Balance Rediscovering our Place in Nature by David Suzuki Suzuki is a renowned biologist geneticist and conservationist who expresses a world view towards which the human species must shift in the 21st century This important and fascinating class will meet in four sessions We ll watch a complementary DVD on the topic and hold discussions 2 16 2 23 3 2 3 16 Taught By Joe Gates The Spyglass Groups on March 9th There will be no other class offerings during this very important event Everyone is encouraged to attend and participate in focus groups discussing our experience as members and friends of SVUUS This is your chance to bring up issues important to you Suggest your ideas for implementing programs you d like to see offered at SVUUS See if others share your concerns or suggestions for change Work together and BE THE CHANGE We hope you ll be there You are the heart of our community and we want to hear your voice and value your feelings and opinions Let your heart and soul speak We re listening We will still meet 6pm for Soup Spyglass groups will meet 6 30 Childcare Available Additional Spyglass groups will meet in the Sanctuary on Thursday March 19 th 7 8 30 P M and Sunday March 29 th 12 15 1 45 Compassionate Communication Do you ever wonder how to express your disagreement without being disagreeable Come and learn ways to frame your truth so that conflict can even strengthen rather than destroy relationships These classes are based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg Co facilitated by Linda Reed and Rev Patty 2 23 3 2 20 14 2015 Unitarian Universalist Common Read Reclaiming Prophetic Witness Liberal Religion in the Public Square by Paul Rasor Skinner House Books 2013 In this clarion call to action leading Unitarian Universalist theologian Paul Rasor dispels the myth that conservative Christianity is the only valid religious voice in the national debates on social policy Showing that religious liberals are more numerous than many realize he calls on them to embrace their prophetic heritage and bring their religious convictions to bear on the issues of our time Reclaiming Prophetic Witness will lift your spirit while inspiring you to lift your

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  • Class Offerings for Monday, February 2nd | South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society
    you missed the first class you re still welcome to join us BEER BREWING 101 Come join us as we learn how to create our own beer as a group Learning how to make your own beer is fun and easy It s part recipe part chemistry biology experiment and part religious experience especially when done in the kitchen of a UU church We ll meet four times Week 1 1 19 Beer tasting appreciation pairing and discussion of ingredients Week 2 1 26 Beer chemistry biology physics recipes books and equipment Week 3 2 2 Let s make Beer Our 4th meeting will be a PARTY taking place on approximately Week 10 date TBA We ll unveil our creation critique it s taste and quality and enjoy the fruits of our labor Participants are encouraged to bring food to share for the final event Class taught in the Kitchen 1 19 1 26 2 2 Final BEER party TBA Taught by David Lane If you ve missed a class you re still welcome to join us YOGA has been cancelled until next Monday Coming Soon The Sacred Balance Rediscovering Our Place in Nature Based on the book The Sacred Balance Rediscovering our Place in Nature by David Suzuki Suzuki is a renowned biologist geneticist and conservationist who expresses a world view towards which the human species must shift in the 21st century This important and fascinating class will meet in four sessions We ll watch a complementary DVD on the topic and hold discussions 2 16 2 23 3 2 3 16 Taught By Joe Gates The Spyglass Groups on March 9th There will be no other class offerings during this very important event Everyone is encouraged to attend and participate in focus groups discussing our experience as members and friends of SVUUS This is your chance to bring up issues important to you Suggest your ideas for implementing programs you d like to see offered at SVUUS See if others share your concerns or suggestions for change Work together and BE THE CHANGE We hope you ll be there You are the heart of our community and we want to hear your voice and value your feelings and opinions Let your heart and soul speak We re listening We will still meet 6pm for Soup Spyglass groups will meet 6 30 Childcare Available Additional Spyglass groups will meet in the Sanctuary on Thursday March 19 th 7 8 30 P M and Sunday March 29 th 12 15 1 45 Compassionate Communication Do you ever wonder how to express your disagreement without being disagreeable Come and learn ways to frame your truth so that conflict can even strengthen rather than destroy relationships These classes are based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg Co facilitated by Linda Reed and Rev Patty 2 23 3 2 2014 2015 Unitarian Universalist Common Read Reclaiming Prophetic Witness Liberal Religion in the Public Square by Paul Rasor Skinner House Books 2013 In this

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  • Monday Menus starting up on Monday, January 18th. | South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society
    Comprehensive Sexuality Education Our Connections Utah Congregations MDD Unitarian Universalist Association Stewardship Annual Fund Campaign Pledging at South Valley Endowment Online Donations Pledges Planned Giving Grocery Card Program Monday Menus starting up on Monday January 18th Patty Willis January 13 2015 Monday Menus On Monday we will be gathering at 6 p m for soup and bread followed by yoga and other offerings On Sunday after the service you will be able to sign up for classes Signposts Events Meeting Minutes Monday Menus News Sermons Service Recordings Uncategorized Upcoming Services What s New Exciting Mailing List Changes Community Chat Coming Soon February 21st after church Navigating the River Ahead Change is a Part of Life Rev Patty Willis and Rev Nancy Bowen 11 16 15 Inspiring Science Evolving Faith Realistic Hope Coming to Monday Menus on Feb 8th January 31 Ethical Eating January 24 Where Do We Find the Authority to Speak Truth to Power Rev Patty Willis Martin Luther King Jr and the Unitarians Rev Patty Willis 1 20 13 Premiere of a new song Calling for Sweet Justice on January 17th January 17 White Privilege Learning to See the Elephant in the Room Rev Patty Willis Monday Menus

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  • Monday Menus Schedule for October and November | South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society
    CLAIMING YOUR RELIGIOUS PAST and CREATING a NEW BEGINNING with Rev Patty and Rachel Doyle Junior High Room 10 13 is our third class You re welcome to come PAGANISM 101 10 6 10 13 10 20 10 27 Mary Norton SCIENCE and RELIGION 10 6 10 20 11 3 11 17 Jan Vanderhooft Upcoming Class Offerings CIRCLES OF HEART Sharing Our Spiritual Paths 10 20 and 10 27 Cheryl Altman Living our 3rd Principle Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations Whether you already identify as spiritual but not religious or you are still searching you will have the chance to share how your understanding of divinity has evolved This two session sequence is an opportunity for us to put voice to how our spiritual development integrates and sustains our lives from the inside out PATHWAYS to LEADERSHIP 10 20 10 27 11 3 11 10 Learn how our Unitarian Universalist congregation works and hone the skills that you need to become a successful leader BEER MAKING 101 11 3 11 10 11 17 Making your own beer is fun and easy It s part kitchen recipe part chemistry biology experiment and part religious experience especially when done in the kitchen of a UU church 11 3 Week 1 Beer tasting appreciation paring and discussion of ingredients 11 10 Week 2 Beer chemistry biology physics recipes books and equipment 11 17 Week 3 Let s make beer Approximately week 10 We ll meet again to taste and critique our creation This date will be planned in class The cost for the kit that we ll assemble on week 3 will be about 50 split between us we ll talk about it on the first day Signposts Events Meeting Minutes Monday Menus News Sermons Service

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  • “New to UU” Reading List for Session II | South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society
    are eighteen compelling stories from the lives of some of the nineteenth century Transcendentalists and reformers who played key roles in Unitarian Universalist history Each story is preceded by introductory material to provide context and followed by quotations that give a fuller picture of the life and work of the subject These Live Tomorrow 20 Unitarian Universalist Lives 2nd ed Clinton Lee Scott 228 p 288 32 Sco Biographical profiles of George de Benneville Joseph Priestly John Murray Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Rush Hosea Ballou Theodore Parker as well as Clara Barton and Susan B Anthony Unitarian and Universalist Women Liberating History Unitarian Universalist Women s Heritage Society 242 p 288 09 Uni The collection includes biographies of 119 Unitarian Universalist and Unitarian Universalist women from the United States Canada Britain and New Zealand The biographies span more that two centuries from Anna Laetitia Barbauld 1743 1825 to Laurel Clark 1961 2003 It includes famous women like Clara Barton and Louisa May Alcott and women whose stories will be new to many readers Unitarian Universalism a Narrative History David E Bumbaugh 226 p 288 3 Bum Bumbaugh provides an overview of Unitarianism Universalism and Unitarian Universalism from their beginnings in Europe to the end of the twentieth century and he tells the story in a readable and accessible way The author is currently an associate professor of ministry at Meadville Lombard and a minister emeritus of the Unitarian Church in Summit New Jersey The Unitarians and the Universalists David Robinson 368 p 288 973 Rob Offers a comprehensive look at the history of Unitarianism and Universalism and their joining in recent times Emphasizes names dates and movements Universalism in America a Documentary History of a Liberal Faith Ernest Cassara 289 p 288 73 Uni Useful overview of the development of the doctrine that God will eventually save all souls either in this world or the next over the two hundred year history of the Universalist Church Cassara has compiled selections from the sermons books journals and essays of Universalists from the eighteenth to the twentieth century Some of the selections are theological some of them are political and some social They show how a single idea such as universal salvation worked itself out in the history of a single American denomination The book provides an excellent brief commentary and historical background for each selection Universalists and Unitarians in America a People s History John A Buehrens 274 p 288 73 Bue John Buehrens begins his new history with the observation that Religion is people While previous accounts of Universalism and Unitarianism have focused on a few great men this history shines a light on the contributions of many both exalted and obscure whose stories illustrate the texture of lived religion Both faiths are chronicled in parallel development through their consolidation in 1961 Beyond presenting Universalist and Unitarian history in America as more than a list of luminaries Buehrens weaves a historical tapestry rich in color and meaning that will serve to

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  • New to UU Reading List Session I | South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society
    Fre A radical and powerful reappraisal of the impact of Constantine s adoption of Christianity on the later Roman world and on the subsequent development both of Christianity and of Western civilization The Epic of Unitarianism Original Writings from the History of Liberal Religion David B Parke Ed 164 p 288 32 Par This collection of writings spanning the 16th through the 20th centuries provides a rich portrait of early Unitarian thought For Faith and Freedom a Short History of Unitarianism in Europe Charles A Howe 211 p 288 4 How Untangling Polish Transylvanian and English Unitarianism is a challenge even for the serious student Howe s lucid account reclaims for readers the heroic martyrdom of Michael Servetus the humane leadership of Faustus Socinus the eloquent conviction of Francis David and the literary genius of Harriet Martineau Ideal for anyone who wants a deeper look into our Unitarian heritage God and Religion in the Postmodern World Essays in Postmodern Theology David Ray Griffin 175 p 230 09 Gri Summarizes centuries of scientific philosophical and theological development If only as a history of ideas Griffin proposes a worldview that he claims is true to the methods of science i e experience and reason and serves as a modern day bridge to the religious concepts of naturalistic theism soul afterlife and fully human ethics In this effort he relies heavily on the work of Alfred North Whitehead and Charles Harthshorne A History of God the 4000 year Quest of Judaism Christianity and Islam Karen Armstrong 460 p 291 211 Arm Traces the history of how men and women have perceived and experienced God from the time of Abraham to the present From classical philosophy and medieval mysticism to the Reformation the Enlightenment and the modern age of skepticism Armstrong distills the intellectual history of monotheism An Introduction to the Unitarian and Universalist Traditions Andrea Greenwood 257 p 288 Gre This book will help the reader to understand the contemporary liberal religion of Unitarian Universalism in an historical and global context Andrea Greenwood and Mark W Harris challenge the view that the Unitarianism of New England is indigenous and the point from which the religion spread Relationships between Polish radicals and the English Dissenters existed and the English radicals profoundly influenced the Unitarianism of the nascent United States Out of the Flames the Remarkable Story of a Fearless Scholar a Fatal Heresy and One of the Rarest Books in the World Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone 353 p B Ser Michael Servetus is one of those hidden figureheads of history who is remembered not for his name but for the revolutionary deeds that stand in his place Both a scientist and a freethinking theologian Servetus is credited with the discovery of pulmonary circulation in the human body as well as the authorship of a polemical masterpiece that cost him his life The Chrisitianismi Restituto a heretical work of biblical scholarship written in 1553 aimed to refute the orthodox Christianity that Servetus old colleague John

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  • Monday Menus | South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society | Page 2
    Our Whole Lives Comprehensive Sexuality Education Our Connections Utah Congregations MDD Unitarian Universalist Association Stewardship Annual Fund Campaign Pledging at South Valley Endowment Online Donations Pledges Planned Giving Grocery Card Program Category Archives Monday Menus Monday Menus is Here from September 8th Posted by Patty Willis in Events Monday Menus On September 8th at 6 pm join us for delicious soup made by our new Adult Education Coordinator Amy Vetterli Read More 1 2 Signposts Events Meeting Minutes Monday Menus News Sermons Service Recordings Uncategorized Upcoming Services What s New Exciting Mailing List Changes Community Chat Coming Soon February 21st after church Navigating the River Ahead Change is a Part of Life Rev Patty Willis and Rev Nancy Bowen 11 16 15 Inspiring Science Evolving Faith Realistic Hope Coming to Monday Menus on Feb 8th January 31 Ethical Eating January 24 Where Do We Find the Authority to Speak Truth to Power Rev Patty Willis Martin Luther King Jr and the Unitarians Rev Patty Willis 1 20 13 Premiere of a new song Calling for Sweet Justice on January 17th January 17 White Privilege Learning to See the Elephant in the Room Rev Patty Willis Monday Menus for January 18th

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  • Pathway to Membership Class – October 25th | South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society
    Education Our Connections Utah Congregations MDD Unitarian Universalist Association Stewardship Annual Fund Campaign Pledging at South Valley Endowment Online Donations Pledges Planned Giving Grocery Card Program Pathway to Membership Class October 25th Lorri Quigley October 9 2015 Events News Do you wonder about UU history and how our congregation works Come join us after the service share your story with us and learn more about who we are Bring your questions and stories Rev Patty will facilitate the conversation Signposts Events Meeting Minutes Monday Menus News Sermons Service Recordings Uncategorized Upcoming Services What s New Exciting Mailing List Changes Community Chat Coming Soon February 21st after church Navigating the River Ahead Change is a Part of Life Rev Patty Willis and Rev Nancy Bowen 11 16 15 Inspiring Science Evolving Faith Realistic Hope Coming to Monday Menus on Feb 8th January 31 Ethical Eating January 24 Where Do We Find the Authority to Speak Truth to Power Rev Patty Willis Martin Luther King Jr and the Unitarians Rev Patty Willis 1 20 13 Premiere of a new song Calling for Sweet Justice on January 17th January 17 White Privilege Learning to See the Elephant in the Room Rev Patty Willis

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