Everyone is welcome to come to any or all of the Discovery Circles scheduled.
Discovery services are led by Amanda Tarling of the Capital UU Congregation in Victoria BC. Amanda is known on Salt Spring for facilitating a very successful 8-session Building Your Own Theology course last year.
October 7, 2012 – Unitarian Thanksgiving.
Pondering the history of this day, how can we pay it forward? Gratitude is a marvelous thing – how can we embrace giving thanks?
November 11, 2012 – Remembrance and Peace.
While remembering war, can we be at peace and can we create peace?
December 30, 2012 – A Unitarian-fest.
Dwali, Hanukah, Winter Solstice, Yule, Christmas and Kwanzaa; while we as Unitarians variously acknowledge and celebrate these multi-faith and multi-cultural days, what do we do to celebrate being a Unitarian in the festive season?
January 13, 2013 – Full of Grace
The word “grace” comes from the Latin gratia, ‘pleasing, thankful’. Grace has a rich theological history and is used to describe the words we say over food before a meal. Come explore graces from other cultures and how we can create Unitarian grace on many levels.
February 3, 2013 – How does being Unitarian affect our brain?
A look into how we process ritual and how our worldwide web of religion makes us human.
March 24, 2013 – International Women’s Day
Today Amanda will be leading us in reflections in consideration of International Women’s Day (which was March 8th).
April 21, 2013 – Compassion.
Compassion: the influential work of Karen Armstrong.