Tandem Travelers

Ardith and Ken? Man and Machine? Returning Sunday Morning Forum Facilitators Ardith Chambers and Ken Goodrich delivered double the benefit via their tandem presentation: "Cybernetics: The Interface between Man and Machine." This terrific twosome led us in quite the excursion through "the scientific study of control and communication in the

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May 28, 2017: A Mosaic in the Making

What pleases your palate? Is it the American "melting pot" representing heterogeneous cultures blending together to form a singular, homogeneous society, or the "salad bowl" metaphor denoting the integration of many different cultures, each retaining its unique characteristics, yet combining to create a more robust whole? As we contemplate the

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“Fit for a ‘King'”

    Sunday Morning Forum, in content and scope, continues to give the royal treatment to its participants. UUFP Member Steve King was no exception in the transparency and authenticity with which he delivered his story: "From the Mind of Steve: the King's Way." From a place of deep introspection

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HEROES—THE ORDINARY & EXTRAORDINARY

  Astonishing heroes in history—the pioneers; the creative geniuses; courageous risk-takers of all ages, backgrounds and experiences who have made an impact on the world! No doubt each of us could name several, as did Sunday Morning Forum* Facilitator Rich Glenn-Albiez when he spoke about the "Heroes I Have Known."

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Mosque Visit

In these chaotic times, taking action can be an antidote; so, consider reaching out to others of faith within our community. The Adult Religious Education Committee and the Social Justice committee are sponsoring a visit to the Mosque and Islamic Center of Hampton Roads (hamptonmosque.com/). Dr. Noor, Trustee, extended the

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July 2 & 9, 2017: Bridges–Not Stumbling Blocks

In that raising awareness and education are stepping stones toward eradicating prejudice, we thank Adult Religious Education Chair Kathryn Ozyurt for her initiative in facilitating a two-week Sunday Morning Forum on "Classism." May these excerpted statements (ref. image) from Dr. Suzanne Zilber peak your interest in the "Class Conscious" workshop

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April 23, 2017: What’s in a Word?

The words we select and the manner in which we communicate them make a profound difference! A sincere thank you to Sunday Morning Forum's astute guests, Bob and Megan Tschannen-Moran, Co-Founders of LifeTrek Coaching International and the Center for School Transformation. Megan's articulate delivery capsulized Marshall Rosenberg's internationally acclaimed process--Nonviolent

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April 16, 2017: Agents of Change!

Social Justice Committee Co-chairs Carey Hall-Warner and Pam Luke enthusiastically affirm that each one of us in the UUFP is an important component of our congregation's social justice ministry. Sunday Morning Forum's discussion, "Social Action—Living our UU Principles," reached beyond the numerous social action opportunities in which individual members are

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