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December 2017 Calendar

 

RE COMMITTEE MEETING
Friday, December 1, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Activities Room

CHRISTMAS STROLL CRAFT SALE AND GRANDMA’S ATTIC SET-UP
Friday, December 1, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m., Activities Room

ACK-TION: DERBIE-BUILDING WITH THE U.S. COAST GUARD
Friday, December 1, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., Brant Point Light Station

CHRISTMAS STROLL CRAFT SALE AND GRANDMA’S ATTIC
Saturday, December 2, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Hendrix Hall and Activities Room

FARO DE LUZ SERVICE
Saturday, December 2, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hendrix Hall

December 3 – 10:45 a.m.
Rev. Linda Simmons – Hendrix Hall
Embodying Life’s Rhythms
The ongoing class A Year to Live here at the UU Meeting House is offering many gems that will be reflected in this sermon, from making life more precious, to deepening the practice of forgiveness of self and other, to learning to hold it all more lightly. There will also be a Table of Remembrance where we can bring pictures of loved ones who have died and light candles of remembrance.

FARO DE LUZ SERVICE
Sunday, December 3, 3:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hendrix Hall

SHIRAT HA ‘YAM HEBREW SCHOOL
Monday, December 4, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m., Activities Room

IMMIGRATION RESOURCE CENTER
Monday, December 4, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Activities Room

NICA MEETING
Tuesday, December 5, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Activities Room

“A YEAR TO LIVE” WORKSHOP
Wednesday, December 6, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Activities Room

FARO DE LUZ SERVICE
Wednesday, December 6, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hendrix Hall

FARO DE LUZ SERVICE
Saturday, December 9, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hendrix Hall

December 10 – 10:45 a.m.
Rev. Linda Simmons – Hendrix Hall
Living Beautifully in an Age of Vitriol*
Omid Safi, from Duke University’s Islamic Studies Center, writes about living beautifully in an age of vitriol. This sermon will explore some of his ideas and other aspects of civility and how we can maintain and reflect our and others’ dignity in this anxious, politically divisive time. *Could offer tools in preparation for the Holidays!

FARO DE LUZ SERVICE
Sunday, December 10, 3:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hendrix Hall

SHIRAT HA ‘YAM HEBREW SCHOOL
Monday, December 11, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m., Activities Room

NAMI DRAGONFLY EMOTIONAL WELLNESS GROUP
Monday, December 11, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Activities Room

FARO DE  LUZ SERVICE
Wednesday, December 13, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hendrix Hall

ACK-TION GROUP: CLAY-EXTRAVAGANZA
Friday, December 15, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., Activities Room

FARO DE LUZ SERVICE
Saturday, December 16, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hendrix Hall

December 17 – 10:45 a.m.
Rev. Linda Simmons – Hendrix Hall
Light Into Darkness
The solstice is upon us; the shortest day of the year descends. This sermon will explore the dance of light and darkness in our lives through poetry, song, and meditation. Come and celebrate the return of light and the blessing of darkness in this non-traditional service.

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING
Sunday, December 17, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Parsonage (10 Fair Street)

FARO DE LUZ SERVICE
Sunday, December 19, 3:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hendrix Hall

BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
Tuesday, December 19, 4:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m., Activities Room

FARO DE LUZ SERVICE
Wednesday, December 20, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hendrix Hall

FARO DE LUZ SERVICE
Saturday, December 23, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hendrix Hall

December 24 – 10:45 a.m.
Rev. Linda Simmons – Hendrix Hall
Birthing Peace
What can the holidays teach us about rekindling a commitment to peace, fostering goodwill, and participating in each other’s lives with more compassion? Join us for this Christmas Eve service of song and hope.

CHRISTMAS EVE CAROLING
Sunday, December 24, after the red ticket drawing

FARO DE LUZ SERVICE
Sunday, December 24, 3:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hendrix Hall

NAMI DRAGONFLY EMOTIONAL WELLNESS GROUP
Monday, December 25, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Activities Room

FARO DE LUZ SERVICE
Wednesday, December 27, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hendrix Hall

FOOD RESCUE MEETING
Thursday, December 28, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Activities Room

FARO DE LUZ SERVICE
Saturday, December 30, 5:30 p.m. – 2 a.m., Hendrix Hall

December 31 – 10:45 a.m.
Lay Led Service – Hendrix Hall
Creating Resolution
Lay Led Committee Members Ezra Descarfino, Paul Connors, and Val Hall will lead us in a service that focuses on the alternate definition of resolution: “the peaceful act of solving a problem or settling a dispute”. We will reflect on the world’s issues that deeply need resolution, and try to suggest some solutions.

FARO DE LUZ SERVICE
Sunday, December 31, 3:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hendrix Hall

 

Families Welcome!  Religious Exploration for Children in the Activities Room ~ Sundays, 10:45 a.m.

Kagan Painting

The Unitarian Universalist Meeting House is the home of Nantucket’s Second Congregational Meeting House Society, Unitarian Universalist, Nantucket’s liberal religious community. Sunday morning worship, music, and religious education begin at 10:45. Childcare for infants and toddlers is provided at no charge from 10:30 – noon. Children begin the morning with the congregation in the historic sanctuary then depart for circle time, a story or activity, and a snack as part of the cooperative Religious Exploration Program. Enjoy coffee and conversation following the programs in the Activities Room at 11:45. The Meeting House Choir rehearses on Sunday mornings at 9:30. Singers of all abilities are welcome.