Posted by: CCUUF | December 17, 2012

2013 Winter and Spring Schedule

Central Coast Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

2013 Winter and Spring Schedule

Sunday, December 23.  We do not meet.

 Sunday, December 30, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation.   Soapbox: New Year’s resolutions.  What are you going to do next year to make this world a better place?   Soapbox format.

Sunday, January 6, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation.   Religion without Revelation. Presentation by CCUUF member Brent Burford.

Sunday, January 6, 12:00 noon. CCUUF Board Meeting.

Sunday, January 13, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation.   An Interview withJack Woods.  Our presentation will be an interview with 92 year old Jack Woods, one of CCUUF’s oldest members.  Presentation by CCUUF members Brent Burford and Jack Woods.

Sunday, January 13, 10:15 am  Second Sunday Book Exchange. Have a book you no longer need but think others might want? Bring it to give to others in the fellowship.We have a “book exchange” at the fellowship on the Second Sunday of each month. Any books that you have that you wish to give away to others in the fellowship to read, bring the second Sunday. Maximum of five books per person.

Sunday, January 20, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation.  Journey’s End “Living Well through the End of Life: Conversations with yourself and those you love.”  Presentation on and discussion on end of life issues by the Rev. Brenda S. Wills, Chaplain at Samaritan Pacific Health Services, and Faye McLeland, R.N.

Sunday, January 20, 12:00 noon. 3rd Sunday monthly fellowship lunch.  Location to be announced later.

Sunday, January 27, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation.   Logical fallacies.  Missteps in logic in our lives.    Examples of logical fallacies from religion and politics. Presentation by CCUUF member and retired professor Tom Nelson.  “It isn’t what we don’t know that gives us trouble, it’s what we know that ain’t so. ” Will Rogers.

Sunday, February 3, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation.   From Jesus to Christ. How did the man Jesus turn into the mythological Christ? We’ll see how one turned into the other. Presentation by Clint Ayer.

Sunday, February 10, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation   Types of  intelligence.   Is there one measure of intelligence or many?  Presentation by  CCUUF member and retired professor Nancy Brawner-Jones and Brent Burford.

Sunday, February 10, 10:15 am  Second Sunday Book Exchange. Have a book you no longer need but think others might want? Bring it to give to others in the fellowship.We have a “book exchange” at the fellowship on the Second Sunday of each month. Any books that you have that you wish to give away to others in the fellowship to read, bring the second Sunday. Maximum of five books per person.

Sunday, February 17, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation    Homelessness:  “The Evolving Community Response to Poverty and Homelessness.”  Presentation by Bill Hall, Chairman of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners.

Sunday, February 17, 12:00 noon. 3rd Sunday monthly fellowship lunch.  Location to be announced later.

Sunday, February 24, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation  More Bible Stories with Brent.  We’ll continue the unvarnished look at the gritty heroes from the “round the campfire” stories of  the Bible.   Presentation by CCUUF member Brent Burford.

Sunday, March 3, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation.   Social JusticeIssues of Immigration, Presentation by retired professor Virginia Gibbs.

Sunday, March 10, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation  An Ode to Coffee.  A look at the drug of choice for many of us and what is a sacrament for many Unitarians:  Coffee!   Presentation by CCUUF member Richard Crosby.

Sunday, March 10, 10:15 am  Second Sunday Book Exchange. Have a book you no longer need but think others might want? Bring it to give to others in the fellowship.We have a “book exchange” at the fellowship on the Second Sunday of each month. Any books that you have that you wish to give away to others in the fellowship to read, bring the second Sunday. Maximum of five books per person.

Sunday, March 17, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation   Varieties of Unbelief. We don’t all “not believe” the same things.  Presentation by CCUUF member Brent Burford.  “Better to believe in no God than to believe in a cruel God, a tribal God, a sectarian God.  Belief in God is one of the most dangerous beliefs a man can cherish.  If the God he believes in is small and mean, the more intensely he holds his belief and cultivates it the small and meaner he will be. . . .  Some of the people who do not believe in God at all are more merciful, truth-loving, and just than are some who do.”  Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick, Baptist preacher from the early 20th Century, quoted in Challenge of a Liberal Faith, 3rd edition, by George N. Marshall

Sunday, March 17, 12:00 noon. 3rd Sunday monthly fellowship lunch.  Location to be announced later.

Sunday, March 24, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation.  Author Suzy Nelson reads from and discusses her new book.

Sunday, March 31, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation.  The Vernal Equinox.  We’ll look at the mythology of the vernal equinox and how it has woven into the traditions of different religions and cultures.  [For this Sunday, we meet upstairs in the THIRD floor meeting room at the Visual Arts Center.]

Sunday, April 7, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation.   To be determined later.

Sunday, April 14, 10:15.  Fellowship Presentation.   Life in the Wilderness.  Experiences in the Mountains of Washington.  Presentation by retired professor John Aylmer.

Sunday, April 21, 10:15.  Fellowship Annual Meeting and Potluck Lunch.    Our annual meeting for members of CCUUF will be held at the South Beach Recreational Center, 3024 Southeast Ferry Slip Road, South Beach, OR 97366.  Bring a salad, side dish, or dessert as we discuss the business of the fellowship.


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