Dec
1
Thu
Sacred Breath Choir Rehearsal
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Upcoming rehearsals:

See you for the next rehearsal this Thursday December 1st at 7pm
On December 8th at 6:15pm! Please note this time change.
On December 15th the choir meets with Rev. Karen for Winter Solstice Rehearsal
Winter Solstice Celebration is Saturday Dec. 17th at 5pm, choir arrival time TBD

Dec
2
Fri
Rev. Karen @ Reeb – Office Hours
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Karen would love to see you at Reeb or meet you there for a walk around the neighborhood! Please contact her by phone or email revkaren@jruuc.org to let her know you’re coming and what you’re comfortable with. Fridays noon-3 pm.

Dec
4
Sun
Sunday Service
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

See our upcoming services page for more information, or sign up for our weekly email with this form. Services are available at this Zoom Link and in person with prior registration encouraged.

Celebration of Heather – Coffee Hour
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ll have a ceremony of release for our Music Director Heather Yonker with music offered by our Sacred Breath Choir during our December 4 service, followed by a celebration of Heather’s time with us during coffee hour. We hope you’ll be there!

1st Sunday RE – Fellowship for Families
Dec 4 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 am

1st Sunday of the month- Fellowship for Families – During this week, young people will be encouraged to come to church, sit at the Busy Hands table if they choose, and then meet afterward for 30 minutes in two age groups- elementary and youth. Youth will be with Rev. Karen and the younger ones will go with Mandy. During this time, parents are encouraged to help themselves to coffee and some adult conversation.

Quarterly Listening Circle – In Person
Dec 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Please join Board representatives and Rev. Karen to talk together about our congregation. We’ll be asking you to share what’s going well for you and what concerns you have, as well as any questions you have for us.

1. Virtual Option: Wed 30-Nov-22 from 7:15-8:15 – see your weekly newsletter for zoom link.

2. In person Option: Sun 04-Dec-22 after coffee hour (11:30 ish-12:30 ish)

If you are not able to attend either meeting, please feel free to send any comments to the board via this email..

We are planning to have listening sessions quarterly going forward, so if you are not able to attend, please watch for a future announcement.

Dec
5
Mon
Journaling Group (Drop-in)
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

11/7 only – Meeting in person at Reeb to work on decorations for Reeb Rave (instead of journaling this week only). Contact Jean Skinner with questions.

Usual schedule: Every other Monday 7-8pm – Journaling with Jean Skinner

This is an informal group that has a good time connecting with each other and looking inward. No experience necessary. All you need is something to write on and something to write with.

Check your weekly newsletter for the zoom link. For the rest of this year, most meetings will be virtual, with some multiplatform meetings.

Hope you can join us!

Click here to listen to reflections from group members from our 8/21/22 service

Dec
6
Tue
Rev. Karen’s Office Hours @ Victory Cafe 11-1
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Meet Rev. Karen at the Victory Cafe between 11am and 1pm on Tuesdays. Please call or text ahead to let her know you are coming.

Rev. Karen’s Zoom Office Hours 5-6
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Meet with Rev. Karen on Zoom on Tuesday between 5pm and 6pm. The Zoom link is in your weekly newsletter. Please call or text her ahead if you can.

Dec
7
Wed
Blue Holiday Vespers
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The winter holidays are usually framed around peace and joy and hope, and if you’re not feeling those themes right now, you’re not alone. You’re invited to this evening service, where we’ll share and ritualize the losses, fears, regrets, and sorrows we’re feeling this holiday season, in the space we make sacred together. This service will be streamed via Zoom, and in-person participants will be asked to sign in at the door.