IMPORTANT NOTE: We will continue to take donations for the Ada Jenkins food pantry at each meeting. There will be a buggy near our meeting room that you can drop your donations in. Some of things that they need the most are shampoo, deodorant, and toothpaste. Please check our web site www.uulakenorman.org under the Volunteer page for further info on what may be donated.
UU Fellowship of Lake Norman
Come and join us for spiritual nurturing, music, talk and discussion at our next meeting Sunday November 1st. Doors will open at 10:30 am with the meeting starting at 11:00 followed by refreshments and conversation. Our featured speaker for our upcoming meeting will be Rev. Elizabeth Kerman. The title of her talk is:
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
This sermon explores a centuries old practice of remembering dead ancestors which is observed in parts of Mexico and Guatemala. I believe remembering the past can have benefits for people and cultures. There will be an opportunity for you to speak the name of someone you would like to remember.
Bio – The Reverend Elizabeth Kerman has been a member of Unitarian Universalist congregations since 1962. She and her husband first joined First Unitarian Church in New Orleans, Louisiana and their four children were born in Louisiana. While there they helped to begin the West Bank Fellowship. In 1973 they moved to Houston, Texas and attended First Unitarian there. Following her husbands death, she worked as a social worker in Houston, and helped begin the Northwoods UU Fellowship. At age 50 she entered Harvard Divinity School to prepare for the ministry. She served The Winston Salem Fellowship for six years and six congregations as an Interim Minister. She is currently retired from active ministry and a member of the UU Church of Charlotte.
Don’t forget about
“Evensong” – 2nd session Sunday evening Nov. 1st 7 – 9 pm
Evensong is a combination of worship and sharing (emphasis on sharing) designed by UU minister Barbara Hamilton-Hollway as a way for small groups like ours, to deepen their personal, spiritual understanding and build community through active listening. Sharing is a big part of this program and The topics covered in the first 8 sessions are listed below. Donations will be accepted during the gatherings to help cover the cost of the 8 sessions. Also please try and arrive slightly before 7 so the session can start promptly.
“Evensong: An Eight Week Series of Gatherings”
2nd session – Religious and Spiritual Experiences
Led by Rev. Amy Brooks
1. Beginning Together: Show and Tell (bring something to share)
2. Religious and Spiritual Experiences
3. The Divine: What Do I Really Want?
4. The Human: What Limits Do I Encounter?
5. The Messiah, the Christ, the Buddha, The Divine Made Manifest: What Is Possible? What Keeps Me Going?
6. The Community: What Is Possible Together?
7. Endings: How Do I Live with Loss and Death?
8. Ministry: What Is My Ministry? What Am I Called to Do in the World?
All are welcome regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, ability or economic status
We are a liberal faith community.
Note: CHILD CARE IS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME