This week at First Church – May 12 -18

ADULT PROGRAMS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
 May 12 – May 18, 2014 
 
Spring Adult Programs Brochure is

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MONDAY
JOBSEEKER BUDDY GROUP

Theresa Howe, Tom Neel, Ed Yee, 9:30-11am, 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.

 

 
MEDITATION

nullJames Hencke, 8-9 p.m., Classroom #5

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!

 

WEDNESDAY 
BELMONT UNITARIAN ALLIANCE
12 noon, Upper Hall

 Lobster Roll Lunch & Annual Meeting 

The Belmont Unitarian Alliance closes its 2013-14 church year with our Annual Meeting and Lobster Roll Lunch.  Contact Susan Street (617.484.1054 x201) very soon to register yourself and friends for the lunch so we will have enough Lobster Rolls for everyone. (The final deadline for signing up for a Lobster Roll is Thursday, May 9.) This lovely once-a-year Lobster Roll Lunch includes: salad, chips, and angel-food cake with strawberries and ice cream. The price for this luncheon is $12/person.

 

Our Annual Meeting will begin at noon. We will review and vote on the recently revised Alliance By-Laws and elect the officers of the Alliance. You must be a member to vote. If you have not yet paid for your 2013-14 membership and wish to vote, please bring an additional $15 to pay for your membership, so that you can vote on the By-Laws revisions and elect the officers. Lunch will be served following our annual meeting.

 
THURSDAY
SCIENCE AND SPIRITUALITY
 7:30pm, Conference Room 

Edwin Taylor will lead a discussion on two draft chapters of Edmund Robinson’s book, “Evil for Evil.” Robinson, former senior minister of UU Belmont, started as a lawyer; at midlife he graduated from Harvard Divinity School and became a UU minister. Before this professional shift, he had taken on on the case of a convicted murder. His first chapter recounts this case, leading up to his client’s execution. That experience led Robinson to write hisbook on evil. His first two draft chapters are at the website (eftaylor.com/sands)

     

 

 

 
KNITTING CIRCLE
8-9:30pm, Classroom #4
Nancy Davis and Eva Patalas
 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.

 

 

     

 
FRIDAY  
WOMEN’S SPRING POTLUCK SUPPER      

 7pm, Upper Hall

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Join with new friends and old for good food, laughter

and deepening connections.

Bring a main dish, appetizer, salad or dessert AND a

beverage of your choice.

 

RSVP via e-vite or to Lillian Anderson at

landerson@uubelmont.org to let us know you’ll be attending.

COMING UP:
 
GRANDPARENTING NEAR AND FAR      

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Thursday, May 22, 7:30pm, Library

Lillian Anderson

Share stories, joys, fears and concerns about the challenges of grandparenting. We’ll look at the changing role of grandparents this month. Bring pictures to share.

 

 

 

 

   
FIRST CHURCH BOOK GROUP      

Wednesday, May 28, 7:30pm, Library

Karl Klasson and Anne Stuart

 

The Book Group will meet to discuss The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout.  

“Elizabeth Strout’s first two books, Abide with Me and Amy and Isabelle, were highly thought of, and her third, Olive Kitteridge,won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. But The Burgess Boys, her most recent novel, her best yet.” —The Boston Globe

 

The Book Group is always open to new members with no continuing commitment required. Please contact Anne Stuart at: astuart@uubelmont.org to confirm attendance if you are interested in participating.

 

Looking ahead: on June 25, the Book Group will be holding its third annual Potluck Supper and welcoming recommendations for books for the upcoming church year.

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