First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church

Newcomer Classes

Welcome, Visitors!
Our Membership Committee invites you to attend the workshops outlined below in order to learn more about First Jefferson Church and Unitarian Universalism. Lunch provided. Childcare provided with registration.  Religious Education Office.  This series of classes is repeated twice a year.  See Tina Harmuth and Jean Bruttell for information.

Newcomer Class Schedule -  Fall 2017

Sundays in October
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

October 1
First Jefferson 202—Doing Theology, Sharing Meaning
We “do” theology by sharing our faith journeys and responses to life’s
questions. We explore worship as opportunity to celebrate our highest
values and align our lives with our aspirations, and examine our theological
“house.”

October 8
First Jefferson 203—Of Heretics and Promises
We learn of courageous people and revolutionary ideas that created
a religion based on human goodness. We learn how our community of
people with diverse religious beliefs can nurture one another by making
and keeping promises to each other, and seeking and giving forgiveness for
broken promises.

October 15
First Jefferson 204—Building on Faith, Making a
Difference + Membership, Privileges and Expectations
The search for truth and meaning goes on throughout our lives, equipping
us to respond to all life presents. We learn how our lifespan religious
education employs a relational, developmental approach. Because we focus
on this life, and embrace justice and compassion, we feel compelled to live
out our values by working for social justice to make a positive difference in
this world.

New Member Ceremony and Reception, Sunday TBD
11:00 am Ceremony
12:00 pm Reception
During the service, our brief ceremony welcomes and introduces our
newest members noting that we gather in church seeking a higher purpose
and deeper life than we could find alone Directly after the service the
congregation enjoys food, fellowship and a chance to meet one another.

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