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)
     


June 2018



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

Orange for Events, Purple for Groups.


Notices:  Please read here each time you seek out the website!

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(6/1)

Children's Event: Children's Welcome Summer Concert & Dance Party!

Description: concert & dance party with after school treats, 4;45-6:15 Friday June 1.

Outdoors or in new SE building space acoustic live performance by Will Hale,

well known performer for children who performed at the Children’s museum in Minneapolis on New Years this year.

See www.willhale.com

printable flyer

Contact Shirley Jane for more information.

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(6/3)

Service:  Shirley Jane Hobbs  at 10:30 am leads us in her introductory session of a series of "Success Strategies".

 Get a taste of success & plan to follow more strategies in the future.

 

(6/5)

Group:  Karuna Buddhist Sangha Dharma Seminar & Potluck All Tuesdays 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

(6/6)

Group: Live Poets Society at 3:00 pm

first & third Wednesdays of the month.

All Poets at heart are Welcome!

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(6/6)

Group:  UUSRF Men's Group at 6:30 pm

first Wednesdays of the month.

All Newcomers are Welcome!

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(6/7)

Group:  Garden Work Thursday (any time between 7:00 & 11:00 am) or any day really. 

for any to join Heidi, Shirley Jane, Jens and sometimes Vicki

to do our work or yours in the cool of the day.  

Other days remain unspoken for but people are coming to save the plantings.

(6/7)

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

All Thursdays - 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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(6/10)

Group: Mindfulness & Qigong

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2nd & 4th Sunday at 9:00 am

in the Gathering Room with Colleen Gray  .

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(6/10)

Meeting: Program Committee meets at 9:30 in the Gathering Room.

  Anyone interested is encouraged to attend.  We have a larger task.

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(6/10)

Service:  TBD 10:30 am

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(6/10)

Outside Event: "Music by Heart" 

A community sing along at 1 pm

Held in Hudson at the Bandshell, Lakefront Park

Click on Poster for a closer look!

Sponsored by Dementia Friendly Communities Coalition

on Demential Friendly Sunday

(6/12)

Group:  Karuna Buddhist Sangha Dharma Seminar & Potluck

 All Tuesdays 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

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(6/14)

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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(6/14)

Group:  Garden Work Thursday (any time between 7:00 & 11:00 am) or any day really. 

for any to join Heidi, Shirley Jane, Jens and sometimes Vicki

to do our work or yours in the cool of the day.  

Other days remain unspoken for but people are coming to save the plantings.

 

(6/14)

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

All Thursdays - 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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(6/17)

Inside Event:  Join us for a "Father's Day / Welcome Back Derek Breakfast" at 9:00 am

hosted by Hospitality & Membership Committees.

Get up early, bring your Dad and come to eat!

 

We attract a beautiful crowd of people so they must have the Best Dads Ever! 

Don't let him go hungry this morning. We'll have good eats!

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(6/17)

Service:  Pastor Derek Washington - First of two services upon his return from Peru and before his departure to parts unknown in a quest for deeper spiritual awakening.  He may speak of Peru, of Shamanism, fathers, of his Search for Awakening or how we can take control while he is gone.

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(6/17)

Meeting: Membership Committee meets following the service.  Anyone interested is encouraged to attend.

Contact Barb Glidden for more information

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(6/18)

Meeting: Caring Circle Meets third Mondays 1-2:30 pm

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(6/19)

Group:  Karuna Buddhist Sangha Dharma Seminar & Potluck

 All Tuesdays 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

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(6/20)

Meeting: Social Action Outreach Committee meets 

every third Wednesday at 2:00 pm

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(6/20)

Group: Live Poets Society at 3:00 pm

first & third Wednesdays of the month.

All Poets at heart are Welcome!

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(6/20)

Meeting: Communications Committee meets at 5:30 pm

Possibly Cancelled (keep checking here or ODT)

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Meeting:  UUSRF Board Meeting starts at 6:30 pm also.

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(6/21)

Group:  Garden Work Thursday (any time between 7:00 & 11:00 am) or any day really. 

for any to join Heidi, Shirley Jane, Jens and sometimes Vicki

to do our work or yours in the cool of the day.  

Other days remain unspoken for but people are coming to save the plantings.

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(6/21)

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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(6/24)

Group: Mindfulness & Qigong 

2nd & 4th Sunday at 9:00 am

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in the Gathering Room with Colleen Gray, or outside.

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(6/24)

      

Service:  Pastor Derek Washington - Last of two services upon his return from Peru and before his departure to parts unknown in a quest for deeper spiritual awakening.  He may speak of Peru, of Shamanism, his planned travels, his Search for Awakening or how we can take control while he is gone.

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(6/24)

Internal Event:  Potluck Lunch - "Happy Trails" to Derek's Big Adventure.  

Everyone, please bring ready to serve items.

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There may be some drumming as well, out beside the building!

(6/26)

Group:  Karuna Buddhist Sangha Dharma Seminar & Potluck

 All Tuesdays 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

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(6/28)

Group:  Garden Work Thursday (any time between 7:00 & 11:00 am) or any day really. 

for any to join Heidi, Shirley Jane, Jens and sometimes Vicki

to do our work or yours in the cool of the day.  

Other days remain unspoken for but people are coming to save the plantings.

(6/28)

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

All Thursdays - 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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(6/29 & 30)

Internal Events:  Life Visioning Workshop

For All Members and friends of UUSRF.  Will be held at UUSRF.

Friday June 29: 2 pm to 9 pm

And Saturday June 30: 9 am to 5 pm.

Contact Shirley Jane with interest or for more information.  Preregistration is required by June 25.