This week at First Church – December 2-8

ADULT PROGRAMS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
December 2 – December 8, 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 #4
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 commitment is necessary.
 
 

WEDNESDAY
PREFACE TO MAJOR MUSIC
7:30pm, Parish Hall
Ian Garvie and Shannon Rose Garvie
Come and listen to and understand the beauty and
complexity of the Magnificat, which is just one of Vivaldi’s
many contributions to sacred music.  Ian and Shannon
will help us to appreciate more fully the power of this
wonderful piece of choral music.

 
THURSDAY
CARING FOR OLDER ADULTS
 7:30pm, Conference Room
Deborah Blumberg and Miriam Baker
Many people are juggling jobs, families and their parents
or other family members’ increasing medical needs,
frequent emergencies and ongoing need for care.  How
do we cope with the needs of our loved ones and find
some balance in our own lives?  What do we need to
learn as we take on this task?  How do we find information
and community?  If you find yourself in this position, you
are welcome at this group for discussion and support.
This is a drop-in group so please attend when it is
convenient for you.

SUNDAY 
PARENTING KIDS WITH CHALLENGES 

 2:30-4pm, Library

Andrea Prestwich

 Does your child have special challenges?  Has he/she been
diagnosed with Aspergers, ADHD, or sensory problems?
 We will offer support and share experiences in a non-
judgmental space.  Childcare upon request.
Snacks provided.
 

    

       

COMING UP: 
TUESDAY WOMEN’S GROUP 

Tuesday, Dec. 10, 7:30pm, Library

Linda Malik and Pegeen Wright

 All women are welcome to attend this gathering as well as future meetings.  We will discuss the holidays- the good and bad, happy and sad, what a great holiday would look like, or one you would never want to repeat.  Optional cookie exchange: bring
two dozen cookies and share with others who want to participate.
Contact Linda Malik (lmalik@uubelmont.org) for more information.
 

       

 
LIVING WITH SERIOUS ILLNESS  

Thursday, Dec. 12, 7:00pm, Library

Kathy Lind

 Our lives are constantly changing and facing changes that involve
illness makes us fee vulnerable.  Holidays can be especially challenging.
This ongoing support group provides a space and time to understand
and process feelings and circumstances related to dealing with serious
illness, both for caregivers and people in all stages of discovery and
recovery.
 

 
SCIENCE AND SPIRITUALITY  

Thursday, Dec. 19, 7:30pm, Conference Room

Ken Bernstein and Edwin Taylor

Jack Dennis will lead a discussion of The Origins of Virtue by
Matt Ridley.  A reading is available at

eftaylor.com/sands.
This reading contains a website about Matt Ridley on
Wikipedia.
 
Lillian Anderson
Adult Programs Coordinator
 
617-484-1054 Ext. 207
FCB Website: uubelmont.org
Adult Programs Brochure: Fall 2013
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