Sundays at 10:00 a.m. unless stated otherwise
March 1st - UU Pathways: Christianity
~~ Rev. Eva Cameron, Krista Saylor (WA)
One in our series exploring the pathways we Unitarian Universalists take to live and grow in our faith. This Sunday we celebrate and explore the deep roots we have in the Christian faith, and how this pathway provides meaning and direction for Unitarian Universalists of today.
March 8th - Journey to Selma
~~ Lynda Sutherland, John Miller (WA)
The 1965 civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, is remembered as a pivotal moment in moving this country toward more racial equality. Today, UUs will join the people of Selma on the Edmund Pettus Bridge to commemorate the 50th anniversary of that march. Our congregation will join UU congregations across the country in remembering the important lessons of that day.
March 15th - UU Pathways: Humanism
~~ Rev. Eva Cameron, Bill Chene (WA)
Another in our series exploring the pathways we Unitarian Universalists take to live and grow in our faith. This Sunday we celebrate and explore the history of the Humanist movement within Unitarian Universalism, and what it has to offer to people today.
March 22nd - Festival Sunday: Spring Equinox
~~ Festival Sunday Team, Maureen Murphy (WA)
Join us for a fun celebration of spring in this service which will be for young and old alike.
March 29th - Palm Sunday: On Entering the Gate
~~ Rev. Eva Cameron, Sam Saylor (WA)
One of the important boundaries we cross in our lifetime is choosing the mantle of leadership. Sometimes we are followers, and sometimes life invites us to lead. What does that look like, and what can we do to assure ourselves we are leading people in a meaningful direction, with compassion and strength? Join us for a celebration of Palm Sunday. We will share Communion together as a community, and the ever-joyful parade of palms!
Mystery Friends sign-up will start March 1st. Please sign up in the Fellowship Hall. Look for the green box labeled “Mystery Friends”.
The weeks Mystery Friends will run are from March 29th until April 26th, with the Meet Your Mystery Friend during coffee hour on the 26th.
What is Mystery Friends?
Mystery Friends (MF) is where a child in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade will be matched up with an adult from our congregation. During the dates of March 29th to April 26th, the adult will leave mystery messages for their friend, without letting them know who they are. You can provide small gifts during this time or just notes. On April 26th, the mystery friends will meet and share a small gift with each other.
What are the requirements to be an MF? You will need to be able to send notes to your friend throughout the weeks of the event and be able to attend the reception on April 26th.
How do I sign up to be matched with a Mystery Friend? Starting March 1st there will be sign-up sheets in the Fellowship Hall and online. Please fill out the appropriate form. You MUST have signed up by the deadline on March 22nd or you will not be matched up. Click here to download the form.
Applications for two Marie Robinson Memorial Scholarships are currently being accepted by the Cedar Falls Business and Professional Women’s Organization. The scholarships are open to any non-traditional undergraduate students who live in the Cedar Valley and are attending or plan to attend an area college. They are given on the basis of financial need and merit.
Applications are available at the financial aid offices of the University of Northern Iowa, Kaplan University, Wartburg College, Allen College, Hawkeye Community College and Upper Iowa University--Waterloo Center.
Applications are due by April 10th. For more information call 277-3780.
Changes due to spring break and Easter season:
Due to Spring Break, there will not be Children’s RE on Sunday, March 15th and Sunday, March 22nd. We are in need of one or two volunteers to offer to watch kids that are school age during the service. The nursery will be open for children five years and younger. Please email Angie if you are able to help on March 15th. <email@example.com>
During the week of Spring Break, March 15th – March 22nd, Angie will not be in the office. For the remainder of March, her hours are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m., as well as Sunday mornings. If you need to contact her, she can be reached by phone via text, a call or email. Her email is <firstname.lastname@example.org>; her cell is (319) 230-0210.
There will be no adult forums on March 15th or March 22nd. The March 29th forum will be our Congregational Life meeting. This is being moved from it's normal 1st Sunday time slot, since that would conflict with the Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt.
Our newly constituted Caring committee has been connecting people with needs to people willing to help. If you learn of someone who needs some care, whether it’s a card, a visit or a meal, please let our contact person know.
March’s contact person is Lynda Sutherland who can be reached at <email@example.com>.
Contact the Office
10:15-11:00 Children's RE
11:30- 12:15 Adult Forum & Children's Alternatve Activities
10:00-12:15 Nursery open for children 5 and under
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Note: the charge will come thru using our old name: Unitarian Universalist Society of Black Hawk County.