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)
     


Notices!

Expect a partial shutdown of this website,

starting about November 15.


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

Orange for Events, Purple for Groups.


November 2017

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Group:Live Poets Society meets at UUSRF at 3:00 pm (11/1)

First and Third Wednesdays.

Newcomers always Welcome!

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Group:  UUSRF Men's Group cancelled at 6:30 pm (11/1)

(may have been cancelled)

first Wednesdays of the month.

All Newcomers are Welcome!

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Outside Event:  The Power of Community: Film on Hunger in America &

Community Meal - Thursday, (11/2)5:30 Free Community Meal (sign up by Oct. 27)

 6:30 Film: A Place At the Table.  The film examines the issue of hunger in America

 through the lens of three people struggling with food insecurity.

 Facilitated community discussion to follow film.

Sponsored by Whole Earth Market Co-op and River Falls United Methodist Church.

 Location: RF United Methodist Church, 127 S. 2nd St.

All are invited.     Please RSVP for the dinner at www.WEmarket.coop

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Group: "Soup Night" (& vegetarian potluck)

All Thursdays 6:30 - 8:30 pm

in the home of Robert and Michelle Smith.  

On first and third (11/2) Thursdays

focus will be on "The Chalice & the Blade".

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

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Event: Medicinal Herbs Class at UUSRF

with Heidi Nemcek and Lisa Mosbey

9 - 11:00 am each first Saturday (11/4)

See you there!!

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Be Certain your clock is set BACK before leaving for church!!

Service: Pastor Derek Speaks (11/5) at 10:30 am.

Plus - New Member Recognition Sunday

with treats after the service!
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S.E.: Children's Spiritual Formation classes start at 10:45 am 

in the Gathering Room with new Teacher Traci Langan.

Welcome Children!  Welcome Traci!

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Group:  Karuna Buddhist Sangha Dharma Seminar & Potluck

 All Tuesdays (11/7) 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

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

All 2nd Thursdays from 11:00 to 1:00 pm

for lunch and conversation with a mixed group.  

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

All Thursdays (11/9) - 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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Outside Event: Proud Theater Performance  

(11/11) 1:00 pm in the Black Box Theater

Kleinpell Fine Arts at UWRF

Details here

+Event: Beckham's are having a Birthday Celebration for Dick.

Would you believe he is 80? Come join them at the NEW house.

 (345 N. 8th Street in RF) from 5:30 - 930 pm

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We will have the new version of the Tin Pan Alley Cats playing music suitable to dance to.   

We will have  some refreshments both edible & potable.   

Guests are welcome to bring more --- NO gifts, but cards and greetings are welcome.  MORE LATER

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Group: Mindfulness & Qigong - Sunday  

2nd & 4th Sunday at 9:00 am

in the Gathering Room with Colleen Gray  (11/12).

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Service: This Sunday's Service is one of our "This I Believe" services

when our members or friends share the process of their spiritual journeys

& we get to know them better.  Sarah Singer

& another of our numbers will share this time. (11/12) at 10:30 am.
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S.E.: Children's Spiritual Formation classes start at 10:45 am 

in the Gathering Room with new Teacher Traci Langan.

Welcome Children!  Welcome Traci!

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S.E. The Young Rivendell Youth Group,

(middle school and high school age youth)

meet on second (11/12) 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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Group:  Karuna Buddhist Sangha Dharma Seminar & Potluck

 All Tuesdays (11/14) 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

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Group: Live Poets Society meets at UUSRF at 3:00 pm (11/15)

Newcomers always Welcome!

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Meeting: Communications Committee meets at 5:30 pm (11/15) &

Meeting:  UUSRF Board Meeting starts at 6:30 pm

Visitors are Welcome at all board meetings.

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Group: "Soup Night" (& vegetarian potluck)

All Thursdays 6:30 - 8:30 pm

in the home of Robert and Michelle Smith.  

On first and third (11/16) Thursdays

focus will be on "The Chalice & the Blade".

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

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Our Event:  Goods & Services Auction

November 18 - 2017

5:00 pm for great Treats & Beverages 

Auction  fun  starts at 6:00 pm

Have Questions? Contact Don Leake  (715) 410-8737

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Instant Choir to meet at 9:30 with Martha

to bring our Sing-A-Long together for next week!

All with music in their hearts welcome!

You-tube videos of songs found on the Facebook page!

Service: Pastor Derek Speaks (11/19) at 10:30 am.

Expect something Interesting!
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S.E.: Children's Spiritual Formation classes start at 10:45 am 

in the Gathering Room with new Teacher Traci Langan.

Welcome Children!  Welcome Traci!

Group:  Karuna Buddhist Sangha Dharma Seminar & Potluck 

 All Tuesdays (11/21) 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

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

All Thursdays (11/23) - 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: The Rose Ensemble | Land of Three Faiths :

Voices of Ancient Mediterranean Jews, Christians, and Muslims

Saturday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m.

The Phipps Center for the Arts
 Website
715.386.2305 | Email

Recommended by Jim & Carol Moenke

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Meeting: Membership Committee Meets some time today! (11/26)

(Barb says: How about after breakfast - we'll talk.)

It's a busy day!

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Group: (Cancelled for this time for we can EAT!)Mindfulness & Qigong  

2nd & 4th Sunday at 9:00 am

in the Gathering Room with Colleen Gray  (11/26).

Service: We will start early on (11/26) with our Pancake Breakfast with

"potatoes by Brad" and flap jacks galore.  Kids could help serve

and perhaps next year, take over!?! (a donation fundraiser)

Expect to eat hearty!  Martha TerMaat is planning a Sing-A-Long to follow!

Drummers Drum on the last Sunday of each month.  

Perhaps they can help us.
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S.E.: ​​​​​​​Children's Spiritual Formation ​​​​​​​

(Cancelled for this time so they can EAT & Help?!)

Children's Spiritual Formation.

Welcome Children! 

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S.E. The Young Rivendell Youth Group,

(middle school and high school age youth)

meet on second (11/26) 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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Group:  Karuna Buddhist Sangha Dharma Seminar & Potluck

 All Tuesdays (11/28) 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

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

All Thursdays (11/30) - 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.