Theological Theme for December: Peace
*** December 1, 2013 - "Peace by Any Other Name" - Rev. Patrick Price
*** 9:15 a.m.: Inquirer's Class held the first Sunday of each month - Your chance to learn more about Unitarian Universalism and Community UU Church and to ask any questions you might have.
December 8, 2013 - "If There is to be Peace..." - Rev. Patrick Price
December 15, 2013 - “Who Creates Peace? We Do" - Readings and Songs about Creating Peace - Kathy Smith, DRE and our Children and Youth
December 22, 2013 - “Annual Yuletide Celebration ” - Rev. Patrick Price - This multigenerational, interactive service uses ritual, stories, and song to weave together Yule, Hanukah and Christmas - holidays from three of our six UU sources
Tuesday, December 24, 2013, @ 3 PM - Christmas Eve Service for Families
This is a lively, participatory service of familiar carols and rounds, beautiful descants and bells, readings and stories of the season. Adults, youth, families, children of all ages - all are welcome. Please bring mittens, gloves, hats and scarves to go to the Samaritan Inn shelter. Brief refreshments following the service.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013, @ 6 PM - Christmas Eve Lessons & Carols Candle light - Service led by the Rev. Patrick Price. Please bring canned goods for local food pantries.
December 29, 2013 - "Peace! Not as the world gives it..." - The Rev. James Cotton
Guest Speaker. Rev. Dr. James Cotten has been a minister in the Disciples of Christ denomination since 1995. After serving congregations across the U.S. and Canada, he has recently returned to Texas to serve Lakewood Christian Church in Waco. Pastor James is a storyteller who loves to engage listeners “in” the story rather than just having them just “hear” the lesson. He loves to teach and to inspire congregations to find the “real them,” building up self-esteem, creating an environment of healing and discovering their calling from God.
Future Theological Themes
January, 2014: Grace
February, 2014: Prayer/Spiritual Practice
March, 2014: Letting Go
April, 2014: Salvation
May, 2014: Truth
June, 2014: Joy
July, 2014: Creativity
August, 2014: Renewal
September, 2014: Vision
October, 2014: Evil
November, 2014: Covenant
December, 2014: God
January, 2015: Creation
February, 2015: Religious Authority
March, 2015: Redemption
April, 2015: Freedom
May, 2015: Mercy
September, 2014: Vision