St. Cloud Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

2018 August EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES



Note varying times.  All events and activities will take place at the Fellowship building
unless otherwise specified.


August 5, Sunday at 10 a.m.: “There’s No Place Like Home” Karen Burzette, new Housing Coordinator for CentraCare and the United Way, will outline issues of Housing and Homelessness in the St. Cloud area and suggest ways we can help.  Karen has over thirty years of experience in community collaboration.  Bagels and other refreshments will be served promptly at 10 a.m., followed by the presentation and time for questions. Sponsored by the Social Justice Committee.
 
August 12, Sunday at 10:30 a.m.:  Meditation
Each Meditation has a topic and will be led by a designated volunteer.  Following the meditation time there will be pot luck snacks and conversation.

August 18, Saturday at 8:30 a.m.:  UUF Building clean-up Please join your Fellowship friends and neighbors for our annual end-of-summer clean-up and chore-up Saturday. For those who wish, we will offer bagels, fruit, juice and coffee at 8:15 a.m. At 8:30 we’ll start on our list of inside and outside chores to get done. Come join in on getting the UUF building ready for another year. Any questions please contact Tom Hergert at tom.hergert@gmail.com .  Hosted by Building and Grounds Committee.

August 19, Sunday at 12 noon: Annual PB&J Picnic at Bend in the River Regional Park We will have fresh, local artisan breads, locally grown fruits made into jellies and jams by local vendors along with freshly ground organic peanut butter. Iced tea and water will be provided, or you can BYOB. You may also want to bring lawn chairs, insect repellent, and lawn games.  Croquet and bocce ball will be available, and there may be a nature hike for children and adults. The park is south of Rice on the Mississippi River.  It's the former home of Ann and Stewart Graves, part of the original group who started SCUUF. For directions: go to https://www.co.benton.mn.us/Facilities/Facility/Details/Bend-in-the-River-Regional-Park-2

August 26, Sunday at 10:30 am: "The Animals Among Us" Ozzie Mayers will lead us in a consideration of ways the various relationships we humans have with animals/birds/insects, etc. reveal our moral, spiritual, ethical, and ecological values.   For refreshments for this service, those who come are invited to bring a dish prepared from ingredients from their gardens or from local farmers' markets.

August 26, Sunday at 5:30 pm: Sturgeon Moon Ritual "August's Full Moon, the Full Sturgeon Moon, Some Native American tribes called the August Moon the “Sturgeon Moon” because they knew that the sturgeon of the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain were most readily caught during this Full Moon. They also called August’s Moon the “Full Green Corn Moon.” - Old Farmer's Almanac. Hosted by Central MN Circle of the Chalice.


Weekly Sunday services will resume September 9 at 10:30 a.m.






 

















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