Online Small Group Fellowship during the Time of the Coronavirus: Tuesday, March 24, 7:30-8:10pm: TOPIC-Aloneness.
Zoom meeting link: https://zoom.us/j/275483517. Meeting Host: Connie Green
About Online Small Group Fellowship during the Time of the Coronavirus: The program committee has organized a series of small-group meetings online using the Zoom videoconference platform and drawing on the UUA covenant group model. You can find instructions for downloading and using Zoom (which is free for those who join a meeting) here: https://foothillsuu.org/resource/zoom-resources/ .
Sunday, March 22, 11:00am-12:15pm: Community in times of crisis. Zoom meeting link: https://zoom.us/j/480320688. Meeting Host: Catherine Fountain. Join us at the time of our regular Sunday service for fellowship and conversation. This online meeting will not look like a typical Sunday service, but we will light a chalice, share readings and joys and concerns, and then have a discussion around the topic of community and solidarity in times of crisis. We welcome participants to share thoughts and readings around the theme of community during this Zoom-based meeting. If you'd like to share a specific reading please contact Catherine at firstname.lastname@example.org beforehand; this will help with planning for time. You can find instructions for downloading and using Zoom (which is free for those who join a meeting) here: https://foothillsuu.org/resource/zoom-resources/ . Here is a frequently asked question page about Zoom from the Manhatten UU. The description and link for the March 29 service will be uploaded here next week.
Adult Forum: Sunday, March 8 at 9:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary - Faces of Poverty, Chapter 7: Wilkes County and Mountain Poverty, by Gene Nichol. Note: Dr. Nichol will be our Sunday service Speaker later this month! Learn more about Adult RE.
***Please note your calendars: our meetings have changed to the March 15th and 29th THIS MONTH! 12:30-1:30 p.m. ***
TOPIC: "When is Enough, ENOUGH? Wants vs. Needs"
"To live content with small means;
To seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion;
To be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich;
To listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages with an open heart;
To bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry, never.
To let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common,
This is to be my symphony. " by William Henry Channing.
A carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gases (including carbon dioxide and methane) that are generated by our actions.
The average carbon footprint for a person in the United States is 16 tons, one of the highest rates in the world. Globally, the average is closer to 4 tons. To have the best chance of avoiding a 2℃ rise in global temperatures, the average global carbon footprint per year needs to drop under 2 tons by 2050.
Lowering individual carbon footprints from 16 tons to 2 tons doesn’t happen overnight! By making small changes to our actions, like eating less meat, taking less connecting flights and line drying our clothes, we can start making a big difference.
Calculate your Carbon Footprint, at: https://www.nature.org/en-us/get-involved/how-to-help/carbon-footprint-calculator/
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