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June Share the Plate – Tai Chi for Balance

Tai Chi for Balance is a program for Seniors offered through a partnership with Friendship Program, Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging, and CHI Health.  The classes are twice a week at Senior Centers in Omaha.  Suggested voluntary donation is 50 cents per class.  This allows low income Seniors to participate. Tai Chi for Balance teaches … Continued

Flower Communion is June 4th

Flower Communion is an annual ritual that celebrates beauty, human uniqueness, diversity, and community. Originally created in 1923 by Unitarian minister Norbert Capek of Prague, Czechoslovakia, the Flower Ceremony was introduced to the United States by Rev. Maya Capek, Norbert’s widow. Each Celebrating the Flower Ceremony is an excellent opportunity for Unitarian Universalist congregations to … Continued

Omaha Gives Fundraiser Update

We raised $3840! Plus a bonus $535 from an hourly drawing from Omaha Gives! That gives us a grand total of $4375! Thank you to everyone who gave. (Even though we did not meet our $7000 goal, donors gave more than last year. Last year we had a $3500 matching gift. We didn’t have match this … Continued

2U Youth – Join in the fun June 3rd with the Ames UU youth!

The UU youth group from the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ames are coming to visit the first weekend in June. Spend Saturday showing the Ames visitors around our Zoo. We will meet up at 10:30 a.m. The Ames UU’s last visited in 2015 and great fun was had between all the youth!

Help decide the future of your church. Your vote is needed!

After the service on Sunday, June 4th is our Annual Congregational Meeting. At least 35% of our membership must be present to conduct business on behalf of the congregation. We will adopt a budget for the upcoming church year, elect officers to lead the congregation and decide other important matters.  

Can we raise $7000 in just 24 hours?!

Second Unitarian is proud to be participating in Omaha Gives!, a 24-hour charitable challenge organized by the Omaha Community Foundation. We will be joining more than 800 local nonprofits to raise money together and compete for prize money—the more donors we get to give to us, the more likely we are to win prizes.  The … Continued

Teen Movie Night for May – “MILK”

The Second Unitarian teens (7-12 graders) will be viewing Milk on Sunday May 21st at 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: Milk is the story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California’s first openly gay elected official. (Parents should be aware that Milk is rated R.) … Continued

Meditation Group

A wonderful group meeting takes place on the third Wednesday of each month. The Meditation Group is a loving, caring, and spiritually nurturing group of people who learn about and practice meditation. Meditation is a practice that can be easily learned by anyone and is very helpful in dealing with negative emotions and an over-active mind. Please … Continued

1:1 Training with Marshall Johnson

Wednesday, May 17th, 7 p.m. One on one (1:1) conversations are intentional, relational meetings to help an individual learn about another person’s self-interest, concerns, and motivations. It is important to listen and to reciprocate by sharing about oneself. It is a time-limited conversation, usually 30-45 minutes. Multiple conversations by a variety of individuals are building blocks … Continued

May Share the Plate – National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Nebraska provides statewide support to families and friends of individuals with mental illness. We also educate the public about mental illness using literature, speaking engagements, videos, workshops, conferences and this website. In addition, through ongoing communication with mental health professionals and public officials, we are seeking to improve and … Continued