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Eclipse Field Trip

Dear Friends, It seems we do have folks who want to make an eclipse trip together, as I mentioned on Sunday. Several people suggested possible destinations – thank you, Russ and Phil P and Chris and Lynn A! What seems to be the best choice in terms of privacy, closeness, natural beauty and being right … Continued

What’s the Big Deal About the Eclipse? Retirees Group, August 8th

Please join us Tuesday, August 8th at 1 p.m. in the church sanctuary for a presentation about the upcoming total eclipse. Russ Alberts will present information on how an eclipse occurs, what to expect with the upcoming eclipse, how to safely watch (including a demonstration) and other astronomically valuable information. Bring your questions!   Retirees … Continued

What was your religious education like when you were young?

Rigid? Boring? Nonexistent? Inspiring? Exciting? Fun? Now what is it you want for the youth of Second Unitarian? Join us for a delicious brunch and idea sharing. Come tell us what you envision! Don’t have any ideas- hear others’ thoughts! Weigh in on this year’s curriculum. Find out what fun events will be going on … Continued

August Share the Plate – Omaha Permaculture

  Permaculture is a sustainable way of living in which you enhance the productivity of your land to potentially develop an edible landscape. It is an ecological design system for sustainability in all aspects of human endeavor. It teaches us how to build natural homes, grow our own food, restore diminished landscapes and ecosystems, catch … Continued

Attention Committees

Did your committee update its chair person?! Please send those updates to me. I can’t send you updates and announcements if I don’t know who needs to get that info!  

Retirees’ Group Tour of Baxter Arena

Please join the Retirees Group for a behind the scenes tour of Baxter Arena, 2425 S 67th St, on Tuesday, July 11th at 1 p.m. We will meet our tour guide in the box office area located inside the west doors of the arena. (These are the doors that DO NOT face Center Street—Look for … Continued

July Share the Plate – American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is our nation’s guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the United States Constitution and laws of Nebraska guarantee everyone in the Cornhusker state. These rights include: Your First Amendment rights – freedom of speech, association … Continued

Thank you

At our June 4th Annual Meeting, Steve Abraham and Lolly Thomas were elected to our Board of Trustees. We welcome them to the Board as we say “thank you” to Pat Caffrey and Anita Meyer who have served with dedication for 3 years. Officers for the 17-18 Church year have been elected: Carol Johnson, Chair; … Continued

Heartland Pride Highlights

2017’s Theme: Alive With Pride!  Unitarian Universalists were well represented from both First and Second Unitarian Churches this year in the Heartland Pride Parade in Council Bluffs. Above, Clyde and Tammy carrying our banner. Our High Five Brigade youth energized the crowd as they gave high fives to people along the parade route. Below, Sabrina, Jaime … Continued