Virtual Coffee Hour May 10, 2020

Directly following the service this week, we invite you to click the link below to join us for virtual coffee hour. This will be a meeting format so that we can see each others faces and take turns sharing.  If the group is large we will form smaller breakout groups. Participants

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Class Cancelled! – Neurodiversity

This class has been cancelled due to issues of providing the content online via Zoom.  It will be rescheduled to a time that it can be provided in person.   Neurodiversity is a recent social justice, medical and philosophical theory and movement, including within the UUA, that believes that humans

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Beloved Leadership: A Practice Space for the Leadership Curious

Leadership development is an on-going faith formation practice, beloveds. You are invited to bring your holy curiosity and your hopes to this online workshop created for Unitarian Universalists interested in the possibility of deepening our faith through leadership within the Westside UU Congregation. Leader/Facilitator:                              Rev. Deanna Vandiver Contact Info:                                       minister@wsuu.org

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Mrs. Beazley’s Hair: In Between Races, a Special Caste– Melungeons, Family Stories, Medical System Risks and Other Not-Quite-White Conundrums

In southern and central Appalachia, there have existed scattered communities and clans of darker-skinned people generally known as Melungeons, whose origins have puzzled scholars for at least 160 years. Prior to the Civil War, they were usually considered free people of color and were subject to the Colored Laws in

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Antisemitism in Left Politics

This class and discussion look at and discuss the question and issue of antisemitism in modern American and British progressive and left politics. Many Jewish religious leaders, academics, and lay Jews are concerned that some movements and theories on the far left have adopted troubling age-old stereotypes and theories about

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Stoping (not a misspelling) for Word Power

This class will teach the fun “No Word Left Behind” method to increase your word power. This method works with general vocabulary, as well as medical and legal terms. The system has been approved by the Departments of Court Interpreters of Washington and Oregon for the credits needed by professional

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Introduction to Mindfulness

We all encounter anxiety and fear in daily life. During this current crisis, it is crucial to cultivate inner resources of safety, strength, and connection. Drawing on these resources, we can practice staying present when fear arises and meeting the situation with courage, intelligence, and care. We can practice responding, rather than

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Virtual Coffee Hour May 3, 2020

Join Us Following the Service for Virtual Coffee Hour on Zoom Directly following the service this week, we invite you to click the link below to join us for virtual coffee hour. This will be a meeting format so that we can see each others faces and take turns sharing.  If

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