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A note about the Christmas Eve service on December 24th

This year Christmas Eve is on a Sunday! Therefore, our Christmas “Eve” service will be on Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. So join us for Christmas “Eve” at our regularly schedule service time.  

CUUPS Yule Ritual

Join the Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans (CUUPS) group for a Yule Ritual on Sunday, December 17th. The ritual will be held at First Unitarian, please plan to arrive between 6 – 6:15 p.m. The ritual will start at 6:30 p.m. Lead by Cassi Moucka, Yule will be an ecstatic dance celebration of the birth of … Continued

End of Year Giving Reminder

Please remember: Your 2017 donations to the Church must be received by 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 27th to be recorded for the 2017 Tax Year. By the end of January the Treasurer will send you a summary of your 2017 recorded financial contributions. Please save this statement for your tax records. If you have any … Continued

December Teen Movie Night – It’s a Wonderful Life

December 17th, at 4:30 p.m. in the sanctuary, the 2nd Unitarian teens will watch the holiday classic It’s a Wonderful Life. This movie was filmed in 1946 but remains relevant today. It is a shining example of our UU principle of the inherent worth and dignity of every person. An angel is sent from Heaven to help a … Continued

2U Pen Pals – Friendships formed & stories shared

2U Pen Pals will launch in January. We will pair children with adults and each of you will exchange a letter with your secret pen pal twice a month. The drop off and pick up location will be in the sanctuary at Second Unitarian, (but you have the option of mailing your letters to us). … Continued

Community Ally Social Justice Event

Join Black Men United and Nebraska Appleseed to see how you can use your voice and take action on important community issues in the 2018 Nebraska Legislative session. Get a quick training on ways to be an advocate and learn about important bills in the upcoming session that could affect your community’s health care, food security, and protecting the … Continued

Retirees’ Group – December Luncheon

Please join Retirees’ Group for our annual December Luncheon on Tuesday, December 12th. As is our tradition, we’ve chosen a local and minority owned restaurant – another way to act on our Unitarian Universalist principles. We’ll meet at 11:30 a.m. at Quick Bites Soul Food, 105 W Mission Ave in Bellevue. Parking is on the … Continued

First Hour Book Series

Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living In Becoming Wise, Krista Tippett has created a master class in living for a fractured world. Fracture, she says, is not the whole story of our time. The enduring question of what it means to be human has become inextricable from the challenge of … Continued

2017 Reel to Real Sustainability Film Festival

BlueRiver Can fashion save the planet? Through awareness, we evolve  Join Green Omaha Coalition (GOC) December 6th for a screening of the new documentary RiverBlue. Explore how “fast fashion” is negatively affecting the planet and hear from panelists about how this issue is being addressed locally and what you can do. The event includes socializing, food & … Continued

Fair Trade Products on Sale for the Holidays

Fair Trade Products make wonderful house warming gifts for the holidays. Coffee, chocolate, olive oil and more are sold on Sundays after service. We even accept credit cards for those impulse purchases of $10 or more. Stops by the Coffee Altar during the Fellowship Hour. Purchase of fair trade products help support small farmers and … Continued