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Jun 2017 Service Opportunities

North TX Food  Bank:   Join other Unitarians, bring family and friends (10 years & older) and have exercise and fun while you make a big impact on getting food out into our community where it’s most needed. Wednesday, June 7; and Saturday, June 17, 1:00 to 3:30 pm.  4500 S. Cockrell Hill Rd.  Wear close-toe shoes.  … Continued

A Short History of Myth

By Karen Armstrong Sundays 10:00 am in Room 305 The history of myth is the history of humanity, our stories and beliefs, our curiosity and attempts to understand the world, which link us to our ancestors and each other. Heralding a major series of retellings of international myths by authors from around the world, Armstrong’s … Continued

One Year Later: Answers in Equity

Sunday, June 4th from 2:00-5:00pm at First Unitarian Church of Dallas Join racial equity and justice trainer Heather Hackman for a community conversation and workshop on race, justice and the future of Dallas. Nearly a year has passed since the July 7th shootings in Downtown Dallas. As we remember and honor those we lost in the … Continued

May 2017 Minister’s Message

Sabbatical is a gift few receive. As far as I can tell, ministers and professors might be the last professionals who can take sabbaticals. In both cases sabbaticals are opportunities to step back, study or write, and get perspective on the work we do. In the last ten years I have taken three months of … Continued

May 12 Journey Toward Wholeness Film

JTW Movie Nights 7 pm Friday May 12 “Within Our Gates” Journey Toward Wholeness on Friday May 12 will show director Oscar Micheaux’s “Within Our Gates.” one of th earliest extant “race films” made in 1919. The silent film is a passionate portrayal of the African-American struggle to gain education and cope with Jim Crow … Continued

May 2017 Service Opportunities

Latvian Orphanage Clothing Drive: Dana Russell will be visiting an orphanage in Latvia from June 6 – 19, and she is asking for donations. The Director of Naujenes bērnu nams in Krauja has a Wish List: Gently used children’s clothing (all sizes); shorts are especially needed New socks and underwear Also, if anyone has a … Continued

Quarterly Roots Class – Spring 2017

… a very brief introduction to Unitarian Universalist ideas and history. Recommended for inquirers, this one evening introduction to Unitarian Universalist history and practice is offered quarterly on weeknights. Anyone interested in learning more about our church and its roots are cordially invited to join us Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7pm in Hallman room … Continued

May First Sunday ~ Family Gateway

The mission of Family Gateway is to provide stability and life-changing supportive services to children and families affected by homelessness. Family Gateway believes in providing housing first and then wrapping trauma-informed services around families to help them break the cycle of poverty. At Family Gateway, families of all kinds are welcome. The interventions provided at … Continued

Becoming: for emerging adults 18-mid 20s

Facilitated by Rev. Beth Dana May 28 – June 18 1:00pm in Room 304 Based on the book Becoming: A Spiritual Guide for Navigating Adulthood by Kayla Parker, these new sessions are for YRUU alumni and UUs in the early phases of young adulthood. Facilitated by Rev. Beth Dana, this small group ministry focuses on … Continued