What’s Happening at UU Bay de Noc

Update 8/21: Due to both the Sunday Service Committee and the Social Action Committee meetings being scheduled at the same time, The Social Action Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday August 26th instead..It is at 6:30 at Bobbie Stacey’s house. See you there with your ideas and concerns.The Social Action Committee will meet on Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 6:30PM,

at the Stacey home, 1509 Lakeshore. One of the most valued contributions UUs make to our local and world communities are our good works in the arenas of social action/social justice. This is where we really put our 7 Principles into practice. Discussion will include proposed activities for this season. Bring your suggestions.

No FORUM this Sunday – Forums will begin again in September.

FIRST FRIDAY

September 5: Margaret Carignan, 602 South 16th Street, Escanaba, MI. (906) 786-4189

 

FORUM: Sept. 14 “Why You Can’t Reconcile God & Evolution” Join us for the first Forum of the fall presented by Gerry Nelson. Please see the attached thought-provoking article on this subject and get geared up for discussion!


REMINDER: Our annual in-gathering service is scheduled for September
14th this year. This water service marks our annual tradition of gathering together
after summer and celebrates summer excursions and memories along with hopes
and preparations for the coming fall and winter. Members are invited to bring a
small amount of water from places they have visited this summer to merge with
others’.

 

UPCOMING BOARD AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The Sunday Service Committee will meet on Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 6:30PM, at the Fosmo home, 1408 South 14th Street. If you have an interest in helping out with Sunday Services, whether to organize the physical space, assist with media, lead services or present the homily, please attend this meeting. This committee is also in need of a chairperson.  Agenda will include: acquiring leadership, discussion of supporting roles, and scheduling services.

 

The Board will meet September 25, 6:30 PM at the Stacey home: 1509 Lakeshore.  Meetings are open to the membership.  Anyone with agenda items should contact Joseph Mold two weeks in advance at josephmold@gmail.com.

Remember that our fellowship has a subscription to Tricycle magazine online. There is much of interest at this website. Each week one part of a 4-part video “retreat” is offered. Past retreats can be accessed as well. One thought provoking film each month is also available (Past films cannot be accessed). You can view it and other items of interest with the following log in: (call Gene)

 

The Little Bay Zen Buddhist Sangha will be meeting every Tuesday night at 6:30-7:30pm at the Bonifas arts center (enter at the door on the parking lot side). We will be chanting the Heart Sutra, practicing ZaZen (seated meditation), kinhin (walking meditation) and Dharma discussions. If you which to learn more about the Zen Buddhist way please join us.   ~ Joseph Roshin Mold

Website:

https://sites.google.com/site/escanabazen/

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Little-Bay-Zen-Sangha/298084263568771?ref=hl

In this world the wise person,

Becomes themselves a light,

Pure, shining free.

~ Buddha

 

UU Bay de Noc Fellowship Board

President: Joseph Mold

Vice-Pres: Bobbie Stacey

Secretary: Debbie Ayers

Treasurer: Erik Lacey

Member-at-Large: Dan Young