St. Cloud Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

August 2017

Sunday, August 6—Two activities, timed so that you can participate in both. 

10:30 a.m.:  Meditation in the Buddhist tradition led by Ed Cacek *

12:00 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. YUM!!! Iced tea and water will be provided or you can bring your own beverage. 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. This 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 our UU Fellowship. Newer amenities in the park include four scenic overlooks, beautiful interpretive signs, and restroom facilities. For directions: go to  or call Brenda, 320-203-1339. Any other info needed, call Julie 320-252-2819. Hosted by Julie K Peters, Brenda Graves, and Children's RE Leaders Group.


10:30 a.m. Sunday, August 13: – Japan Program & Potluck
Steve and Linda Saupe share photos and stories from their recent semester in Japan, highlighting the culture and natural beauty of the country, followed by a potluck lunch (Japanese food is optional).  Sponsored by the Caring Committee.


10:30 a.m. Sunday, August 20:  Meditation led by Ted Stevens *

10:30 a.m. Sunday, August 27:  Food: Growing It, Eating It, and Sharing It – Discussion and Potluck—Ozzie Mayers
This service is dedicated to reflecting on how we relate to food in our lives.  Ozzie Mayers will lead us in a discussion about ways food nourishes not only our bodies but our emotions, our souls, our minds, and our communities. You are encouraged to think about how food--growing it, eating it, sharing it-- reflects your values, your relationships to one another and the natural world, and your spiritual insights.  For refreshments, it is requested that we each bring something to share from our gardens or from local farmers' markets.  

*Each Meditation has a topic and will be led by a designated volunteer.  Following the meditation time there will be a pot luck snack and conversation.  All interested adults are welcome.

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

Emergency Notification Policy (Events may be cancelled or postponed because of inclement weather or other unsafe conditions.  Whenever possible, a notice of cancellation will be sent to people who are on the SCUUF email distribution list and will be posted on this website and on WJON Radio.  (AM1240 )

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