On April 15th, we will be having a very special worship service titled The Promise and The Practice. The service will be composed entirely of elements – sermon, opening words, closing words, readings, hymns – by Unitarian Universalist people of color. This service will not be addressing white supremacy in our faith through learning, but … Continued
Every month Second Unitarian donates one half of our offering to a local non-profit organization. This month we will “share the plate” with Financial Hope Collaborative. The Financial Success Program (FSP), the main program of the Financial Hope Collaborative, is a 100% grant funded financial education platform. It is a year-long comprehensive financial education and … Continued
Rev. Simpson is offering a unique adult faith development opportunity via the wonderful curriculum – The Shared Pulpit. This is an eight-session class on developing your own sermon. A large part of the curriculum is learning about worship in general, as well as what makes for a good sermon. If you think you might have one … Continued
Mark your calendars for Sunday, April 8th, as the Property Improvement Team we be unveiling the bathroom design right after the service. Our own Justin Short will be reviewing the architect’s drawings.
All are welcome to join us Tuesday, April 10th at 1 p.m. in the church sanctuary for a presentation by Mary Anna Anderson about the Andersons’ experiences at the Rose Parade in Pasadena. Mary Anna and Clyde were not merely parade viewers, they were behind the scenes and assisted in the decoration of a float. Come … Continued
Break out your Easter basket and join us this Sunday, April 1st for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! Weather permitting the children will meet outside after the service. If the weather is bad, we will hunt eggs in the sanctuary! All eggs contain tickets that can be exchanged for prizes.
Friday March 23rd at Creighton University Project Homeless Connect Omaha is a one-day event dedicated to serving individuals experiencing homelessness by providing health screenings and access to community resources in one convenient location. At least two members of 2nd Unitarian participated in this event in 2017. Jim Poleshuk and Pete Miller would be happy to … Continued
Join us Sunday, March 18th at 5 p.m. for this month’s Teen Movie – Coco! Coco is an animated film about aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. A movie review and discussion will follow. Snacks, drinks, and … Continued
Thanks to all of you who have turned in your Stewardship pledges! If you have not, be sure to get your pledges turned in this week. Pledge forms are available on the church website, and at the back of the sanctuary. A generous donor has offered to match pledge increases over last year dollar-for-dollar, or … Continued
On February 26th, we were selected as one of the Chalice Lighters projects to be funded! Our project is to build two Americans with Disability Act (ADA)-compliant and gender-neutral bathrooms on the upper (Sanctuary) level of our congregation’s building. They received 8 applications, and decided to fund 3. They are still anticipating the usual $18,000, … Continued