October 3rd service, Rev. Amy Brooks on “Living Into Our Potential”

Rev. Amy E. Brooks presents us with”Living into Our Potential”—We all want to be our best and be a part of something that makes a difference.  Our religious community is a place that can challenge and help us to live into our best selves.  Likewise, our religious community has a mission we hope will be realized.  How do our personal spiritual growth and congregational mission work together to help us live into our potential as individuals and as a community.
Rev. Amy E. Brooks is a Community Minister in the Unitarian Universalist Association, affiliated with the UU Church of Charlotte.  She worked for many years with the Regional AIDS Interfaith Network in Charlotte,  providing pastoral care and education .  Amy is currently enrolled in the GreenFaith Fellowship Program to explore and develop an environmental ministry while providing sabbatical ministry support to several area UU congregations.  She and her husband Chris enjoy an ongoing interest in local, organic food, cooking (and eating) delicious food.  They are particularly enamored with their daughter Evelyn who recently celebrated her second birthday.

Our service begins at 11:00 am and will be held in the conference room of Tomlinson Residence Hall on Davidson College Campus, (#11 on the Campus map). Doors open at 10:30.

  • Faith development for children. Ages 8-12 starts at 9:45 in the Basement room of the Multicultural House (# 12 on the campus map) which is next to Tomlinson, our service site. Ages 4-7 starts after story time during the service.
  • Faith Development for adults. This Sunday is the second installment of our seven part series titled “Plumbing the Depths of the Seven Principles”. Our focus will be the second principle of UU, Justice , equity and compassion in human relations. Lets have an in depth discussion of what we think this principle means and how it might influence our thoughts and actions. Class starts at 9:50 in Alvarez 313, in the Union on Davidson College campus (# 32 on the campus map).
  • Adopt-a-highway clean up is Sunday morning October 10th.  If you could not participate the last time here is a chance to help out.
  • Sunday October 31st is the day of our Social Action service project.  We will have a pot luck lunch from 11:30 – 1:30 in Tomlinson and then participate in Crop Walk, raising awareness and funds locally to fight hunger in the Charlotte community and around the world through the sponsorship of Church World Service.  Our Fellowship is forming a team and we need you on our side. You can sign up to be a team member this Sunday. Our goals if to raise $100.00 for this effort, so help us by sponsoring a team member.  Diane Cokerdem-Depriest is our team caption.
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