This week at First Church – November 18 – 24

ADULT PROGRAMS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
November 18-24, 2013

 
MONDAY 
MEDITATION

nullJames Hencke, 8-9 p.m., Library

In meditation practice, we allow ourselves to dwell in the present moment.
We find that by developing our awareness and compassion we can open ourselves, relax into situations, and enjoy our life!

nullJOBSEEKERS BUDDY GROUP
Teresa Howe, Tom Neel, Ed Yee, 9:30-11:30am., Library
The jobseeker buddy group is a small support group for people looking for new or better jobs.  We provide encouragement, feedback, ideas, resume suggestions, job leads, unemployment assistance, advice and networking opportuniites to each other.
 
 

 

KNITTING CIRCLE

Eva Patalas,  7:30pm, classroom #7

Come join us in the fun and fellowship of knitting with a genial group on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. Projects could include knitting for non-profit organizations such as Caps
 for Kids, making small gifts for the Holiday Fair or working on personal projects. Everyone is welcome and no committment is necessary. Contact Eva  with any questions.
 
 

HEARTBEATS TO HEARTBREAKS:

MILLENIA OF HUMAN MUSIC-MAKING

Roger H. Brown, 7:30pm, Parish Hall

Brief but wildly comprehensive history of music-making starting with the earliest evidence of human music-making and moving up through the present followed by a discussion of the importance of music in our lives.
Refreshments served. 

WEDNESDAY
THE FIRST CHURCH BOOK GROUP
Karl Klasson and Anne Stuart, 7:30pm, Library
The Book Group has changed its selection for November and will be discussing Malcolm Gladwell’sOutliers: The Story of Success. In examining the lives of outliers from Mozart to Bill Gates, Gladwell analyzes the conditions that help some people succeed spectacularly, while others with similar innate characteristics never reach their potential. In doing so, her presents an alternative narrative to the story line of the “self-made man.”
The Book Group is always open to new members.  There is no long term commitment.   Feel free to join us for a single evening’s discussion or to become a regular participant.  We ask only that you confirm your intention to attend on a particular evening by the Monday before each session.  Please contact Anne Stuart at: astuart@uubelmont.org or Karl Klasson at kklasson@uubelmont.org to confirm attendance if you are interested in participating or have any questions.

THURSDAY
SCIENCE AND SPIRITUALITY GROUP
7:30 Conference Room
Niti Seth will lead a discussion on the book “Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People” by Banaji and Greenwald. The authors claim to have developed questionnaires that reveal prejudices that each of us have, no matter how we view ourselves. Selectionf from “Blindspot” are on the website eftaylor.com/sands.
 

SATURDAY
MEN’S GROUP

1:30- 3pm, Library

 The new First Church Men’s Group will hold its second meeting. All interested men are invited to attend.  For more information contact Will Cordis (wcordis@uubelmont.org). 

    

       

Lillian Anderson
Adult Programs Coordinator
 
617-484-1054 Ext. 207
FCB Website: uubelmont.org
Adult Programs Brochure: Fall 2013
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