Welcome to UUSRF

Unitarian Universalist Society of River Falls - 

N8010 Hwy 65 

River Falls, WI 54022

If you seek a religious home in which wisdom, compassion and justice are the guiding principles, you have come to the right place! With members from throughout the St. Croix Valley, UUSRF is a welcoming, liberal, religious congregation that strives to nurture our community, to help our children learn, and to grow spiritually. We invite you to join us for a Sunday service. If you have children ages 2-13, they are welcome to visit our Spiritual Education program; during the school year, classes begin shortly after the start of service.  After service, join us for a cup of coffee, treats and conversation.  Thanks for visiting!

Sunday Services: 10:30 AM

Spiritual Education classes: (September through May) 10:45-11:40 AM

     Bas Sona from our Pastor,    

     Derek Washington    

     derekwashington@me.com     
     715-220-6122  (cell)    
     715-425-6711   (9pm-6am)    
     (I text too)
     


February 2018


RED for Services, Green for Youth & SE, Black for Meetings, 

Orange for Events, Purple for Groups.


Event: First week's study of Brene Brown's Book 

Braving the Wilderness and Soup as well !

First session on (1/29) and continuing weekly on Mondays at UUSRF.

See you there !  Imagine the Deepening !

We'll come out a Soul-Tribe !

(That was one good talk we had!  A dozen or more, with a great supper of soup and bread and condiments, snacks and fruit too! We had a great first meeting with lively discussion. I'm looking forward to next Monday!)

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Buddhist Sangha Dharma Seminar & Potluck

 All Tuesdays (1/30) 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

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Lunar Event: A Super Blue Blood Full Moon and Total Lunar Eclipse

Super Moon  -  The moon is closest to the earth in its Perigee orbit – 15 % 

Blue Moon  -   The second full moon in a month.

Blood Moon  -  A non-scientific term, it is used to refer to a total lunar eclipse, because a fully  eclipsed moon often takes on a reddish color.

Total Lunar Eclipse   -  The full moon takes on a reddish color as it is eclipsed by the earth.

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Group: "Soup Night" (& vegetarian potluck) - 

All Thursdays (2/1) - 6:30 until 8:30 pm

in the home of Robert and Michelle Smith.  

It is a sharing evening for poetry, song, mystic insights,

good thoughts and conversation.

Please call your first time at 715-531-3515 for address & introduction.

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Meeting:  Program Committee meets at 9:30 am before the service on (2/4).

Service:  Pastor Derek Washington Speaks (2/4) at 10:30 am with

Pizza with the Pastor for newcomers and visitors after the service.  

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S.E.: Children's Spiritual Formation class starts at 10:45 am 

in the Gathering Room with Teacher Traci Langan.

Welcome Children!  

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Event: Second week's study of Brene Brown's Book 

Braving the Wilderness and Soup as well !

Second session on (2/5) and continuing weekly on Mondays at UUSRF.

See you there.  Imagine the Deepening !

We'll come out a Soul-Tribe !

Group:  Karuna Buddhist Sangha Dharma Seminar & Potluck

 All Tuesdays (2/6) 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

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Group:  Live Poets Society meets at UUSRF at 3:00 pm (2/7)

First and Third Wednesdays.

Newcomers always Welcome!

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Group:  UUSRF Men's Group at 6:30 pm (2/7)

first Wednesdays of the month.

All Newcomers are Welcome!

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Group: Ladies Who Lunch at West Wind Restaurant in RF.

All 2nd Thursdays from 11:00 to 1:00 pm (2/8)

for lunch and conversation with a mixed group.  

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Group: "Soup Night" (& vegetarian potluck) - 

All Thursdays (2/8) - 6:30 until 8:30 pm

in the home of Robert and Michelle Smith.  

It is a sharing evening for poetry, song, mystic insights,

good thoughts and conversation.

Please call your first time at 715-531-3515 for address & introduction.

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Event:  SATURDAY MATINEE at UUSRF - "Batteries Not Included"

with Lunch by Cathy Cliffe! (2/10) A Fun Event for all ages! 

Lunch at 12:30, Movie at 1:30

and Afterwards...GAMES!!

$5.00 per person (Children under 8 FREE)

 

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Group: Mindfulness & Qigong

The Sacred Breath 

"Air-apy" 

2nd & 4th Sunday at 9:00 am

in the Gathering Room with Colleen Gray  (2/11).

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Service:  Shinko Rick Slone speaks - (2/11) 10:30 am

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S.E.: Children's Spiritual Formation class starts at 10:45 am 

in the Gathering Room with  Teacher Traci Langan.

Welcome Children!

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S.E. The Young Rivendell Youth Group,

On hiatus for a time while planning next year's program.

(middle school and high school age youth)

meet on second (2/11) and fourth Sundays,

4:00 to 6:00 pm at UUSRF in the community building.

Leaders are Robert and Michelle Smith.

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Event: Third week's study of Brene Brown's Book 

Braving the Wilderness and Soup as well !

Third session on (2/12) and continuing weekly on Mondays at UUSRF.

See you there.  Imagine the Deepening !

We'll come out a Soul-Tribe !

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Group:  Karuna Buddhist Sangha Dharma Seminar & Potluck

 All Tuesdays (12/13) 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

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Group: "Soup Night" (& vegetarian potluck) - 

All Thursdays (2/15) - 6:30 until 8:30 pm

in the home of Robert and Michelle Smith.  

It is a sharing evening for poetry, song, mystic insights,

good thoughts and conversation.

Please call your first time at 715-531-3515 for address & introduction.

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Service: Pastor Derek Washington speaks  (2/18) at 10:30 am.  

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S.E.: Children's Spiritual Formation class starts at 10:45 am 

in the Gathering Room with Teacher Traci Langan.

Welcome Children!  

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Event: Fourth week's study of Brene Brown's Book 

Braving the Wilderness and Soup as well !

Fourth session on (2/19) and continuing weekly on Mondays at UUSRF.

See you there.  Imagine the Deepening !

We'll come out a Soul-Tribe !

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Group:  Karuna Buddhist Sangha Dharma Seminar & Potluck

 All Tuesdays (2/20) 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

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Group: Live Poets Society meets at UUSRF at 3:00 pm (2/21)

First & 3rd Wednesdays - Newcomers always Welcome!

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Meeting: Communications Committee meets at 5:30 pm (2/21) &

Meeting:  UUSRF Board Meeting starts at 6:30 pm also (2/21).

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Group: "Soup Night" (& vegetarian potluck)

All Thursdays 6:30 - 8:30 pm

in the home of Robert and Michelle Smith.  

It is a sharing evening for poetry, song, mystic insights,

good thoughts and conversation.

Please call your first time at 715-531-3515 for address & introduction.

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Group: Mindfulness & Qigong 

2nd & 4th Sunday at 9:00 am

in the Gathering Room with Colleen Gray  (2/25).

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Service: This I Believe Service - Richard Purdy & Ashley Curnow (2/25) at 10:30 am

Join us to support our friends while they share the story of their journeys.

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S.E.: Children's Spiritual Formation class starts at 10:45 am

in the Gathering Room with Teacher Traci Langan.

Welcome Children! 

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S.E.: The Young Rivendell Youth Group,

On hiatus for a time while planning next year's program.

(middle school and high school age youth)

meet on second  and fourth Sundays,

4:00 to 6:00 pm at UUSRF in the community building.

Leaders are Robert and Michelle Smith.

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(2/25)

Outside Event: Rising Up - Reclaiming Our Democracy

1:30 pm at the River Falls Library

Anniversary of RiseUp 

Announcement details

(2/26)

Event: Fourth week's study of Brene Brown's Book 

Braving the Wilderness and Soup o well !

Fourth session on and continuing weekly on Mondays at UUSRF.

See you there.  Imagine the Deepening !

We'll come out a Soul-Tribe !

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Group:  Karuna Buddhist Sangha Dharma Seminar & Potluck

 All Tuesdays (2/27) 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

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Group: "Soup Night" (& vegetarian potluck) - 

All Thursdays (3/1) - 6:30 until 8:30 pm

in the home of Robert and Michelle Smith.  

It is a sharing evening for poetry, song, mystic insights,

good thoughts and conversation.

Please call your first time at 715-531-3515 for address & introduction.

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