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Supporting Ukraine Relief Efforts

The UU Service Committee recommends donations go to the following places:

  • the Hungarian Unitarian Church - you can support directly (click here for details) in its effort to care for refugees
  • the UUSC Emergency Relief Fund for Ukraine Response (write for Ukraine on the memo line) 
  • the International Women’s Convocation’s Faithify Campaign.

Humanist Discussion Group - Tues., Oct. 4, 7:00 p.m.

humanist greenThe Humanist Discussion Group meets online at 7:00 p.m. Tues., Sept. 20. The general topic: "Is the United States heading toward a dictatorship?" The topic for the coming meeting is "Why should we be concerned about QAnon?"  All are welcome. 

Join Zoom Meeting:
https://stonybrook.zoom.us/j/2189272259
Meeting ID: 218 927 2259

bookFriday Book Group Discussion - Fri., Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m.

The Fellowship Book Group meets via Zoom at 7:30 p.m. on the first Friday of the month. On Oct. 7 we will be discussing Dancing in the Mosque: An Afghan Mother's Letter to Her Son by Homeira Qaderi. Click here to read about the author.

Looking ahead: On Nov. 4 we will discuss The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes. Click here to read about the author.

Please contact to receive the Zoom meeting invitations. Newcomers are very welcome!

Evening Labyrinth Walk – Tues., Oct. 11, 8:00 p.m.

CharlesHoldenerFluteCome for peace, meditation, clarity, and community. Our walk begins in beautiful candlelight. We listen to the soft tones of the American Indian Flute wonderfully played by Charles Holdener. Sometimes he quietly beats a low-toned drum.

The walk is limited to 15 people, so if you wish to come, you must make a reservation with Linda Mikell at . Looking forward to seeing you on the path.

Grounds & Sounds Is Back! With Our Beloved Claudia Jacobs Band - Fri., Oct. 14

CBJGrounds & Sounds' favorites, the Claudia Jacobs Band, continue to up their game and sway and morph through genres from country to Americana to Jazz and Blues. The band, with Dr. Dan Weymouth on keys (and often bass) and Greg Galluccio on guitar, have been playing together for over 10 years, bringing Claudia’s compositions to life and offering new arrangements to some of their favorite songs.

Come to laugh, feel, think and maybe even dance. We'll have coffee and snacks for sale. Remember, bring your own wine. There is a small corking fee.

ticketTickets are $15.00; click here to  purchase yours online. Click here to view the flyer with details about all the upcomig G&S performances.

Meditative Arts and Wellness - Fall 2022 Classes

Registration has begun for the fall semester of our Tai Chi, Essentrics, and Kripalu Yoga classes. Click here for the class schedule. Click here for class descriptions.

Morning Meditation on Zoom - Weekdays at 7:30 a.m.

lotus transYou are invited to join the Stony Brook Sangha in a Zoom morning meditation. On Mondays through Fridays, a number of us gather to meditate from 7:30-8:00 a.m. We start with a guided meditation and then finish in silence. It’s a great way to start the day. If you are interested in joining, please contact Denise Stevenson at .

Proposed 8th Principle of Unitarian Universalism

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This is the proposed 8th Principle which is being talked about and voted on in congregations throughout the UUA. For more information, please go to the website www.8thprincipleuu.org or speak or write to one of the members of the 8th Principal Task Force (8PTF): Laura Lesch, Joan Rubinstein, Barbara Coley, June Cerveny, and Joanne Hammer
(Click here to read the current 7 Principles of Unitarian Universalism.)