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The sanctuary is open for quiet meditation for ten minutes before the beginning of worship (10:50-11:00 a.m.)

September 7
The Ripple Effect
Rev. Michelle
Water Communion

September 14
Sources of Unitarian Universalism, Part 1: Transcending Mystery and Wonder
Rev. Michelle

12:15 Communion


September 21
Higher Ed and Religion: A View from the Chaplain’s Office
Rev. Jason Loscuito


September 28
Calling All Brave Souls
Featuring the 28th Saints Alive Gospel Choir
Rev. Michelle













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Welcome to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spartanburg, a welcoming and affirming congregation that is committed to a love beyond belief!

We hope you will join us as we worship together on Sundays at 11:00 a.m. and at Wednesday Vespers at 6:30 p.m. Lifespan Faith Development and other learning opportunities are available before and after church on Sundays and on Wednesdays, afternoon and evening. Our programming is rich and diverse and theologically expansive. We are a congregation that is committed to social justice and making a difference. We aspire to live up to our principles and the affirmation we teach our children: “We are Unitarian Universalists, with open minds, loving hearts, and helping hands. Together we care for the earth and work for friendship and peace in our world.”

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This Week at UUCS

Tuesday, September 16, 6:00-7:00, West African Drumming Class
Page Rogers, Instructor. Cost:  $20 for 3 classes. No experience needed. All levels welcome. Drums provided (limited number available; please register early), or bring your own. Phone or Email Page Rogers to sign up. Phone: 864-612-1218    Email: pagerogers@charter.net

Wednesday, September 17, 2:00-3:30:
Theological Discussion Group
The UUCS Theological Discussion Group will meet to share ideas, understanding, and responses to sermons, essays, or readings written by 19th- and 20th-century theologians. We will choose material which  helps us look at the questions: “Is a UU theology possible? Does it matter? How does the reading material inform our own theological response to life?” In September, Cindy Howe and Monnie Cannon will lead the discussion on Paul Tillich’s book The Dynamics of Faith. This short book is available at amazon.com for $5.00 to $12.00. We look forward to hearing your ideas and responses to Paul Tillich’s material.

Wednesday, September 17, 6:30. Vespers: Mixed-Up Vespers (Full Participation)

Wednesday, September 17, 7:00 Pickin' and Grinnin'

Wednesday, September 17, 7:00 Choir Rehearsal-Sanctuary

Wednesday, September 17, 7:15 Reading the Bible from the Margins: Room 5

A basic guide to reading the Bible from the perspective of the poor, oppressed, and marginalized. This is provocative introduction to hermeneutics that emphasizes how issues of race, class, and gender influence our reading and understanding of the Bible. Reading the Bible from the Margins begins where other texts fail to go: with the perspectives of those who society ignores. In this class we will explore how   traditional or standard ways of approaching the Bible can be   unacceptable to those who are discriminated against, and that the insights and understandings of biblical texts "from the “margins" are enriching and valuable to all.

 
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