Dandelion Pagan Collective

Dandelion Collective event

Sunday, December 16, 4:30 – 6:00 pm, Sanctuary

Every 1st and 3rd Sunday!

 Co-hosts: Rei Myers & Sarah Rose

The Divine Body
The soul in mainstream Christianity is seen as separate from the body along with the holy being separate from the natural. This separation of the soul from the body and the spiritual and natural tends to isolate us and separate us from nature. In pagan religions, the soul is part of the body and in particular, in Faery tradition, creativity is the force that integrates the body and tri-partite soul. We will explore how creativity can be used as an integrative force for us as individuals and as a group in shared magickal experiences.

Dandelion Pagan Collective is an intersectional, open and accepting group about Paganism, Wicca, Witchcraft, Shamanism and other related paths for people in and around Tallahassee, Florida. Our meeting include discussion, workshops, presentations, rituals, and community building. We are open and accepting of all people regardless of their race, gender, age, culture or ability.

After the meeting, at 6:00 pm, we will have social time and share food. Please bring a potluck dish to share.

 

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Tuesday, December 18 , 7:00 pm, Room L

Every Tuesday!

Presenter: Gary Whittenberger

Where We Go From Here?

Bernie Sanders has written a new book — Where We Go from Here. Recently, he spoke at George Washington University and gave an overview of his book which includes a progressive agenda for the USA. At this FF session Gary Whittenberger will show most of Sander’s speech and lead a discussion about it.

 

Yoga in the Sanctuary!yoga

a series of warm-up postures at the beginning and a guided relaxation at the end.

Thursday, December 20, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Every 1st and 3rd Thursday!

 Instructor: Delilah Thomas

Grab your mat and join us! All skill levels welcome!
No registration needed! Just show up!  Donations are welcome!

Childcare provided in the nursery

Contact Suzanne Ripka for more information.

Delilah began her journey with yoga in 2013 and received her Certified Yoga Teacher Training 200-hour with Horizon Blue Yoga in 2015. She is also registered with Yoga Alliance -RYT200, which encourages continuing education within the yoga community. Delilah shared that “Yoga has provided me with many profound benefits, those of which include increased flexibility and strength due to the physical practice, as well as emotional, mental, and spiritual benefits. Yoga is a very holistic practice. What I do on the mat often transfers off the mat into other areas of my life. One of the best benefits that yoga has provided for me is learning the practice of self-care. I am genuinely excited and committed to sharing the tools of yoga with others and to help them find their own benefits from the practice.”

 

Emergent Strategy Discussion

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Thursday, December 20, at 7:00 pm, Room 3
Every 3rd Thursday!

As our congregation moves through transitions, builds relationships for the work of social justice in the community, and commits to an intentionally anti-racist, anti-oppressive, multicultural beloved community, we face many challenges for “how to do the work” and stay in right relation with each other.

We invite you to read the book Emergent Strategy by writer and pleasure activist Adrienne Maree Brown (or review online summaries) as time permits, but definitely don’t let that hold you back from joining the discussion.

We’ll unpack the rich wisdom of incorporating an emergent, adaptive, and growth mindset into our personal lives, how we relate to each other as a congregation, and how we can leverage these values in our work for justice in the wider world. You can purchase the book through the inSpirit UUA Books & Gift store. Contact Anna Bethea for more information.

 

Friction Farm in Concert!farmhorizontal

Community Connections Event

Saturday, December 22, 7:30 pm, Sanctuary

Contact person: Ed Oaksford
etoaksford@gmail.com

Tickets are only $15 each and kids under 12 are FREE!  There is a limited amount, and we will soon be advertising to the general public, so act now!

You can purchase them on the Veranda after the service, by sending a check to the church “UUCT Concert Event”, on Vanco (select concert/CCE), or via the Give Plus App (must 1st download to your phone):

  • Download the “Give Plus” (or “Give Plus Church”) mobile app from the App Store or Google Play.  
    • Open the app on your phone.
    • At the prompt, enter UUCT’s zip code: 32312, then the Search button.  Select the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tallahassee
    • Select “Give Now”, then the “+” sign at the upper right of the screen.   
    • Select “Concerts/CCE Fund” and follow the prompts.  
    • Screen shot or write down your confirmation number to present at the concert as your ticket – make sure to do this before selecting “Continue”.

Modern-folk music duo Friction Farm, is a husband and wife team of traveling troubadours. Aidan Quinn and Christine Stay, combine storytelling, social commentary and humor to create songs of everyday life, local heroes, and quirky observations. They have been Kerrville New Folk Finalists, Falcon Ridge Emerging Artists, and South Florida Folk Festival Songwriter winners. Friction Farm’s latest CD, “So Many Stars” was inspired by their travels across the country witnessing the collision of strong political polarity with personal kindness, the intersection of fragility and breathtaking beauty. From ballads to anthems each song is filled with harmony and hope.

You can see a sample of their music at frictionfarm.com.

 

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Sunday, December 23, 9:30 am, Room C

Every 4th Sunday!

Members, friends, and visitors of color at UUCT are welcome to our monthly meetup! We will be deepening our relationships with each other, Unitarian Universalism, and our congregation through sharing spiritual practices and stories of showing up with our whole selves.

Contact Anna Bethea at anna.bethea@gmail.com for more information.

 

Getting to Know UUCT 

UUCT Chalice 2016 4C PATH

Sunday, January 6, at 12:15 pm, Room K
Every 1st Sunday!

What is UUCT all about? Learn more by joining the Welcome Team. In less than an hour, we will introduce newcomers to UUCT, answer questions, and invite you to share what brings you here. To learn more about this session, contact Sally Andersen, or Terri Martin.

 

Church Workday!

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Saturday, January 12, 9:00 am
Every 2nd Saturday!

Coordinator: Bonnie Abellera, Community Connections Chair

Refreshments & tools provided!
Come for an hour or join us all day. There are no rules for how long you should stay! No time is too short, and no job is too small! We welcome your help!
We appreciate it all!

Potluck!kiisi potluck

Sunday, January 13, 12:15 pm, Sanctuary/Veranda
Every 2nd  Sunday!

Bring a dish to share and enjoy in fellowship with other members, friends, and guests!  Everyone is welcome!  Contact Will Adkins, or just jump in and lend a hand, if you would like to help set up and/or clean up!

 

Directory Photos!Church-Directory

Sunday, December 9, 12:30pm, 

Memorial Garden
Every 2nd  Sunday!

Photographer: Katie Clark

Members and supporting friends who have not had their directory photo taken, please do so. Wear what you normally wear to church. Will be re-scheduled in the case of rain.