All are welcome to attend all programs and events!
Church of Universal Fellowship
This year’s plans
Adult Spiritual Growth Team Announces Fall Schedule The CUF Deacons Adult Spiritual Growth Team is again planning our program year, September-May. The schedule includes the monthly Monday Book Group, monthly Friday Movie Nights, weekly Thursday Bible Studies at 2:00 pm, and the popular #Noon (formerly #12:10) after worship forums. More presentations will be scheduled and announced in the coming months. The theme for Lent will focus on ways we as individuals and groups of interested people can make the world a little (or a lot) better. Stay tuned for details! FALL EVENTS—ALL WELCOME!
Sept. 16, Sunday, 12:00 pm #Noon: Kid’s Summer Vestry Host: Rachel Dobbs
Sept. 28, Friday, 6:30 pm Movie Night! MacKenzie Room Hosts: Adult Ed Team After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson), the town’s revered Chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Sam Rockwell), an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing’s law enforcement is only exacerbated. (X-rated language) All welcome! If able, please bring a goodie to share!
Oct. 1, Monday, 7:00 pm Book Night! Gathering Place Host: Lorna Grenfell
Tailspin: The People and Forces Behind America’s Fifty-Year Fall-and Those Fighting to Reverse It by Stephen Brill
Oct. 14, Sunday, 12:00 pm #Noon: Living with Lyme Disease MacKenzie Room Host: Hannah Barry
Oct. 19, Friday, 6:30 pm Movie Night! MacKenzie Room Hosts: Adult Ed Team A documentary about cultural survival and stolen children: inside the first truth and reconciliation commission for Native Americans. All welcome! If able, please bring a goodie to share!
Oct. 21, Sunday, 12:00 pm #Noon: Living in Nepal MacKenzie Room
Host: Ted Taylor
Oct. 28, Sunday, 12:00 pm #Noon: Death and Dignity 1 Library
Host: Reverend Emily Taylor
Nov. 4, Sunday, 12:00 pm #Noon: Death and Dignity 2 Library
Host: Reverend Emily Taylor
Nov. 5, Monday 7:00 pm Book Night! Gathering Place Host: Judy Kuhns-Hastings Book: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance
Nov. 23, Friday, 6:30 pm Movie Night! MacKenzie Room Hosts: Adult Ed Team From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville, this documentary takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination. All welcome! If able, please bring a goodie to share!
Nov. 25, Sunday, 12:00 pm #Noon: Making Handsewn Booklets Vestry Host: Nancy Leavitt
Dec. 3, Monday, 7:00 pm Book Night! Gathering Place Host: Barbara Turner
Book: The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon
Dec. 28, Friday 6:30 pm Movie Night! MacKenzie Room Hosts: Adult Ed Team 11-year-old orphan, Félicie (Elle Fanning) has one dream – to go to Paris and become a dancer. Her best friend Victor (Nat Wolff), an imaginative but exhausting boy with a passion for creating, has a dream of his own – to become a famous inventor. In a leap of faith, Victor and Félicie leave their orphanage in pursuit of their passions…