Monthly Archives: November 2017

Dec. 3 Adult Discussion

Adult Discussion topic is “The Pagan Origins of Christmas.” Facilitator: Laura M. We meet weekly at 9:00 a.m. in the Curtis Room. If you are interested in leading a discussion, talk to Richard H. at church. Childcare is available.

Enroll now – ACA is still in place!

  Only a few days are left to buy health coverage for 2018! “Consumers will see fundamental changes this year when it comes to signing up for 2018 Affordable Care Act insurance. Open enrollment runs until Dec. 15. Americans can buy health insurance through private companies or through government-run “exchanges” or marketplaces. Plans offered cover essential health … Continued

Nov. 26 Adult Discussion

ADULT DISCUSSION GROUP This Sunday’s Adult Discussion has no theme and will be “Open Topic.” No Facilitator: Those present can discuss whatever they wish. Meets Sundays at 9:00 a.m. in the Curtis Room. If you are interested in leading a discussion, talk to Richard Horwege at church. Childcare is available.

23 November Minister Moment

Thanksgiving Greetings, I hope you get some time off over the holiday and can spend it enjoying the autumn.  I am away this next weekend, having a short break and getting ready for my next assignment.  The service Sunday sounds wonderful – In preparation for World AIDS Day, our team will speak about caring for … Continued

19 November Minister Moment

I’ve been away at a ministers’ retreat in West Virginia. Rev. Dr. Rebecca Parker, Minister of Adult Spiritual Development at All Souls Church in Washington, DC led a two-day workshop on how Joyous Christianity turned to Lamenting Christianity. For example, early church art did not include depictions of the crucifixion. None are found until AD 900 or so! … Continued

Nov. 19 Adult Discussion

ADULT DISCUSSION GROUP Attendees will discuss “Chance Encounters That Enhanced Your Life.” Facilitator: Richard Horwege Meets Sundays at 9:00 a.m. in the Curtis Room. If you are interested in leading a discussion, talk to Richard Horwege at church. Childcare is available.

Street Requiem

(Unitarian Church of Norfolk’s choir) Saturday’s Street Requiem performance was a spectacular display of unity and beauty by the multifaith choirs that came together outside Freemason Street Baptist Church to perform “Street Requiem.” The 39-degree, blustery cold provided a fitting backdrop for the more than 150 voices uniting to honor those who have died nameless, homeless … Continued

We support transgender service members in the U.S. military

As Unitarian Universalists, we honor the inherent worth and dignity of every person and advocate for justice, equity and compassion in human relations. At a Special Congregational Meeting of the Coastal Virginia Unitarian Universalists, Oct. 8th, we adopted the following resolution: “The Unitarian Church of Norfolk/ Coastal Virginia Unitarian Universalists condemns any policy that restricts, in … Continued

10 November Minister Moment

Today is Veterans Day Observed, so the office is closed, and staff has the day off. This Sunday we will be talking about Building Bridges, new connections and new understandings. The weather should be back to normal by then, so come on out and enjoy, 10:30 a.m., just like normal. Congratulations to all who voted, … Continued

3 November Minister Moment

Nov. 3, 2017 From the first century of the Common Era comes these words of wisdom: “If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” – Rabbi Hillel This Sunday we will explore ways that we fail to be … Continued