January 13: “On Fire With Possibility” (Rev. Elizabeth Greene)

REMINDER:

We are now meeting at our new location:

160 9th Avenue East in Twin Falls

Presented by Rev. Elizabeth Greene

The Magic Valley Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship is in its first owned-by-us home! On this second Sunday in our building, we will joyfully celebrate the great possibilities that now open to us, expected and undoubtedly unexpected.  Rev. Greene will reflect on the hopes and fears and happiness that go into taking big new steps. We will also celebrate with a “Fire Communion”, where we will write our dearest thoughts about possibility, then light them, to send them forth.

Unitarian-Universalism honors the differing paths we each travel. Our congregations are places where we celebrate, support, and challenge one another as we continue on our spiritual journeys. Unitarian-Universalists covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person;  justice, equality and compassion in human relations; and acceptance of one another. Newcomers of all religious paths, or none at all, are always welcome.

We are handicapped-accessible. Please park in the rear of the building or on the street in front or the side of the building in a way respectful of the neighborhood and its residents.  Child care is available.

Join us at 10:30 AM at our new location: 160 9th Avenue East in Twin Falls.

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January 6: “Living as a Spiritual Hypocrite” (REMINDER: New Meeting Place Address)

REMINDER:

We will now meet at our new location:

160 9th Avenue East in Twin Falls. See you there!

(Still at 10:30 AM)

Presenter: Michael Becerra

We are all at our very best when our thoughts and actions are fully aligned with our spiritual beliefs. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done. Very few of us can consistently walk this narrow path, even by our own definition. Some diversions are small, some are very large — and we must have a means to reconcile this within ourselves.

This week Michael Becerra will discuss his experience “Living as a Spiritual Hypocrite” and the challenges he chooses to take on or ignore as he strives to be fully authentic in his spirituality.

Unitarian Universalism honors the differing paths we each travel. Our congregations are places where we celebrate, support, and challenge one another as we continue on our spiritual journeys.

Unitarian Universalists covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person; justice, equality and compassion in human relations; and acceptance of one another. Newcomers of all religious paths or none at all are always welcome. We are handicapped accessible. Please park in the rear of the building or on the street in front or the side of the building. Child care is available.

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December 30, 2018: Past and Future (Discussion)

Discussion Leader: Dale Bostock

This Sunday will be our last service at 588 Addison Avenue West. Members will reflect our past and discuss our future.

The following Sunday, January 6th , we will meet at our new permanent location 160 9th Avenue East in Twin Falls. 

After over 25 years, the Magic Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship has finally found a place to call home. We invite members, past and present as well as friends to visit Sunday to join this discussion to perhaps reminisce and perhaps also to discuss what the future holds for Unitarian-Universalism in the Magic Valley.

Unitarian-Universalism honors the differing paths we each travel. Our congregations are places where we celebrate, support, and challenge one another as we continue on our spiritual journeys.

Unitarian-Universalists covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person; justice, equality and compassion in human relations; and acceptance of one another.

Newcomers of all religious paths or none at all are always welcome. We are handicapped accessible. Please park in the rear of the building. Child care is available.

Join us at 10:30 AM for our final service at the Vendor Blender and Event Center, 588 Addison Avenue West in Twin Falls.

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December 23, Rev. Jenny Peek: “Welcoming the Return of the Sun: A Solstice Celebration” December 24: Christmas Eve Service

Pastor-Jenny_cWe welcome Rev. Jenny Peek from the Pocatello UU Fellowship as she joins us again this Sunday to bring us her reflection on the pre-Christian seasonal celebration of winter solstice. A modern variation of preparing for the next growing season includes letting go of things we no longer want or need.

If you have items in this category, now is a good time to clear the clutter! Members and friends will enjoy this quiet celebration, with ritual for letting go and readying ourselves for Life anew! Come, let us worship, together.

Please note that on the following day (Monday) there will be an additional evening service.

Christmas Eve Service on Monday, December 24:

Please join us Monday, December 24th, beginning at 7:00 PM for our annual Magic Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Christmas Eve service at the Vendor Blender & Event Center, 588 Addison Avenues West in Twin Falls.

Refreshments will be provided and a collection will be taken for Heifer International.

Unitarian Universalism honors the differing paths we each travel. Our congregations are places where we celebrate, support, and challenge one another as we continue on our spiritual journeys.

Unitarian Universalists covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person; justice, equality and compassion in human relations; and acceptance of one another. Newcomers of all religious paths or none at all are always welcome. We are handicapped accessible. Please park in the rear of the building. Child care is available.

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December 16: “Dark Mystery” – Rev. Elizabeth L. Greene

“Dark Mystery,” a sermon by Rev. Elizabeth L. Greene

Winter Solstice is almost upon us, that day when we have less light and more dark than any other day of the year. Also, days are pretty short all around this period, letting us reflect upon the mysteries of light and dark in our lives, how such things affect our spirits and our spiritual outlooks.

When we are in darkness, we also live in the hope of lighter days, of the Christ Child and stars and angels, of miraculous oil-burning lamps of an ancient people. In the mystery that dark can bring, we can grow our hearts in love.

Please Note, There will be a potluck meal following the service.Please join us. All in attendance, including visitors, are welcome!

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Unitarian Universalism honors the differing paths we each travel. Our congregations are places where we celebrate, support, and challenge one another as we continue on our spiritual journeys.

Unitarian Universalists covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person; justice, equality and compassion in human relations; and acceptance of one another.

Newcomers of all religious paths or none at all are always welcome. We are handicapped accessible. Please park in the rear of the building. Child care is available.

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Sunday, December 2: “Ingredients for transformation: Reflections and insights from stories, poems and science”

Presenter: Collete Hoglund

This Sunday, we will explore what it means to change and transform, what prompts us to begin and stay on the journey of transformation and what are some of the key ingredients facilitating change.

Illustrations from the book/movie “Wonder” poetry by Mary Oliver and Anais Nin and the neuroscience of Dr. Joe Dispenza will be used to assist in this exploration of transformation. How transformation applies to us all personally and to our spiritual community will also be addressed.

Please remember our non-perishable food collection for the Idaho Food Pantry continues all this month.

Unitarian-Universalism honors the differing paths we each travel. Our congregations are places where we celebrate, support, and challenge one another as we continue on our spiritual journeys.

Unitarian-Universalists covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person; justice, equality and compassion in human relations; and acceptance of one another.

Newcomers of all religious paths or none at all are always welcome. We are handicapped accessible. Please park in the rear of the building. Child care is available.

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November 25: “Who would meet us at the table?” Rev. Jenny Peek

Join us this Sunday as Rev. Jenny Peek, visiting Unitarian Universalist minister from Pocatello, shares a post-Thanksgiving message of breaking bread together.

How do we decide when and where to share a meal, and who do we invite? Let’s expand that invitation, in love and with fierce commitment to building a better world, one neighborhood at a time.

Please remember our non-perishable food collection for the Idaho Food Pantry continues all this month.

Unitarian-Universalism honors the differing paths we each travel. Our congregations are places where we celebrate, support, and challenge one another as we continue on our spiritual journeys.

Unitarian-Universalists covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person; justice, equality and compassion in human relations; and acceptance of one another.

Newcomers of all religious paths or none at all are always welcome. We are handicapped accessible. Please park in the rear of the building. Child care is available.

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