Category: Adult Learning

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Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, August 5, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom The Puyallup Tribe’s Fight Against Puget Sound Energy’s Tacoma Liquefied Natural Gas Project Our presenter will be Maddie Smith, Operations Manager at Earth Ministry which organizes people of faith...

Time to Get Your Ducks in a Row?

Thursday, August 13, webinar at noon Have you started your health care directives or end-of-life planning paperwork a thousand times, only to get discouraged part way through and abandon the effort? Confused about what...

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Online UU Wellspring Enrollment for 2020-21

UUC was one of the early UU congregations to offer “UU Wellspring,” a year-long program for spiritual deepening. Its offerings over 20 years, in the initial program (“Sources”) and the advanced courses, have been...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, July 28, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will discuss the first half of Jennifer Eberhardt’s Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do (2019). Jonathan Tweet will again facilitate. If you would...

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Report from 2020 GA

Here’s a concise summary of the UUA’s first “virtual” General Assembly (GA), which was conducted entirely online this year. 28 members and friends of UUC registered to attend, including 11 voting delegates appointed by...

Elizabeth Banse

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, July 15, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Climate Communications—How to Cut Through the Doubt Our speaker will be Elizabeth Banse of Resource Media on some of the “best practices” used by those advocating for...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, July 14, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will finish our discussion of Michael Pollan’s How To Change Your Mind, 2018. Jonathan Tweet will facilitate. (Thanks, Jonathan.) If you haven’t yet, please cast your vote for...

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, July 1, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom An opportunity to talk about how you are processing the Black Lives Matter movement: how is  it affecting you and your extended family, what does it bring...

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Scholarships Available for GA

If you’re eager to participate in the UUA 2020 General Assembly (GA), but could use some financial help, there are newly-announced scholarships available from the Board of the Pacific Northwest District (which includes AK,...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, June 23, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will begin discussion of Michael Pollan’s How To Change Your Mind, 2018. We will discuss the first half this time, and the second half on July 14....

Jonathan Tweet

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, June 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Jonathan Tweet will be sharing a video clip of UU leaders Rev. Ashley Horan, Rev. Meg Riley, and others discussing radical and liberal approaches to social justice,...

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Covenanting in Virus Times

Our Covenant Group of six started in January at a home on Capitol Hill.  Sitting next to the fireplace we studied Listening Hearts by Christine Robinson and Alicia Hawkins, chapter by chapter. We contemplated outward...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, June 9, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will finish our discussion of Origins: How Earth’s History Shaped Human History by Lewis Dartnell. Sandy Briggs will again facilitate. (Thanks, Sandy!) If you would like to be...

Steve Carlson

Wednesday Forum: #UUtheVote

Wednesday, June 3, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Our speaker will be Steve Carlson, who has been coordinating a hearty band of over 70 UUC democracy enthusiasts with the national #UUtheVote initiative. If you are looking for a...

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Active Hope: Zen Book Study

Starting Tuesday, May 26 UUC’s Zen Meditation & Study group will begin its summer book on May 26, taking up Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in without Going Crazy, by Joanna...

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Wednesday Forum – May 27

Wednesday, May 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom We will have a general discussion of topics presented by those members who wish to bring what is of interest to them to the attention of...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, May 26, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will discuss the first half of Origins: How Earth’s History Shaped Human History by Lewis Dartnell, 2019, 346 pages. Sandy Briggs will facilitate. (Thanks, Sandy!) If you...

David Fenner

Wednesday Forum – May 20

Wednesday, May 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic: “Red Sea Security, ” (Chapter 3 in Great Decisions) We will show the Great Decisions video and then our speaker will be UW Affiliate Lecturer, David Fenner. David Fenner is...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, May 12, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will finish the discussion of How Language Began: The Story of Humanity’s Greatest Invention by Daniel Leonard Everett, 2017. David Beatty will again be facilitating. Our next book...

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Wednesday Forum Online – May 13

Wednesday, May 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic: “Artificial Intelligence and Data, ” (Chapter 8 in Great Decisions) The video for this chapter will be shown at our meeting and we will have a...

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Wednesday Forum Online – May 6

Wednesday, May 6, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Join us for our weekly online/phone meeting. This will be an “open mic” session. We will have a general discussion of topics presented by those members who...