– Forum Adult Discussion
– Forum Room
Forum members not out of town for the holiday are invited to a group
discussion about the year past and the year to come in politics, social
issues, and matters Unitarian-Universalist.
– Meditation in Nature
– Gans Creek Wildlife Area
Come into the peace of wild things.... If you are seeking a more
inward expression for practicing your faith, Meditation in Nature may be
just for you. Meetings take place at the Gans Creek Wildlife Area the third
Sunday each month from 9 to 10 a.m. and are sponsored by the UUCC
Green Sanctuary Team and Friends of Rockbridge.
More information including directions.
– Worship Service
– "Season of Miracle and Resistance"
– Rev. Molly Housh Gordon
We will consider the stories of Hanukkah and Christmas in their historical
context. Could we see both as stories of joyful resistance to dominant
culture and oppression?
Our December worship theme is "Joy!"
December worship schedule.
– Children's Religious Education
– Lower Level
Our children's R.E. program offers classes for pre-schoolers through high
school students, as well as nursery care for infants.
Also, sign-up for "Mystery Friends" will continue in the R.E. hall downstairs.
– Book Table Greeting Area
The Book Table is open on the third and fourth
Sundays only after worship. There are lots of good books that need to be
read, mulled over and discussed, including books for new UUs on UU history
and beliefs. This will be your last chance to buy a gift from the Book Table
– R.E. Third Sunday Lunch and Sing-a-Long
– Lower Level
R.E. children and adults will meet at 11:45 a.m. in the Thoreau
classroom for a simple lunch. They will then move to the Centering Room to
flex their vocal cords, try out the church's Christmas songbooks, and
nibble on some cookies. The gathering will run from 11:45 a.m. until 1 p.m.
– No Meeting
YRUU (Young Religious Unitarian Universalists), our
high school youth group, will not meet on Dec. 21 because of their lock-in
the previous evening. YRUU Schedule.
Also, check the YRUU
Facebook Page for updates.
The Advent Vespers service on Dec. 17 has been
cancelled because of lack of attendance at the two previously scheduled
Advent Vespers services.
– Wednesday, Dec. 24 - Two Services
at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
– 6 p.m. – Join us for
the traditional carols and candlelight, and a family-friendly pageant with
an accessible message of hope.
– 8 p.m. – Join us
for the late service, with the traditional carols and candlelight, and a
Christmas homily from Rev. Molly.
Hospitality Team Request
– Please bring a plate of cookies, a box
of candies, or another treat to share during coffee time on Christmas Eve.