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The Nursery is open for infants and preschoolers 10:15 – 12:15.

Universalist Recovery Church
with Rev. Barbara Stevens meets at 2 pm.
Online here:  urcpdx.org

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February 17, 2019
Am I? Humanist? Atheist? Agnostic?
Skeptic? Are You?

Rev. Patti Pomerantz

Many people who join Unitarian Universalist congregations identify as Humanist, Atheist, Agnostic, or Skeptic. I will begin a two-part exploration of these concepts and how they fit into Unitarian Universalism. Part of the exploration will involve conversing with you about your personal beliefs, so come ready to discuss!
Worship Leader: Kathie Loveall

Religious Education Program 10:30 a.m.

Love Surrounds Us – Session 1

“We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love.”
— Mother Teresa of Calcutta
This first session makes children aware of their capacity to “do small things with great love.” They learn that they are each an instrument of love in the world as they get to know each other and discover the strength of the word “love” in this beloved community.

Universalist Recovery Church (URC) 2:00 p.m.

Make No Assumptions

Another of Don Miguel Ruiz’s four agreements, making no assumptions means we must always “check it out,” as I was taught in my chaplain training. Yet it’s easier said than done. Can we remember that just because we think we know what’s going on in someone else, we really don’t Life would be much more peaceful if we did.

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February 24, 2019
Why It’s So Hard to Get Over a Painful Childhood
Shirley Jean Schmidt, MA, LPC

Many of us carry burdens from a wounding childhood. Whenever those old painful experiences get triggered, we can suddenly go from feeling like a confident adult to feeling like a sad, fearful, or angry child. Our friends and family may tell us to “just get over it”—as though it were as simple as making a decision—but it isn’t. Shirley Jean Schmidt, a seasoned psychotherapist, shares her knowledge about childhood wounding and how to help heal it. Worship Leader: Katie Larsell

Religious Education Program 10:30 a.m.

Love Surrounds Us – Session 2

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou

Children use positive words and actions as they learn and live our First Principle, affirming the inherent worth and dignity of every person. Participants will discover that these attitudes and actions are also taught in Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.

Universalist Recovery Church (URC) 2:00 p.m.

We Are Valuable, But Not Special

Not everyone accepts we humans evolved from simians. For some reason, the idea that we are created by God matters a lot to some people. Yet we all have ideas and beliefs we cling to because they make us feel okay in the world. They make us feel special. How can we learn to hold our beliefs lightly? Maybe it’s enough just to be valuable.

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March 3, 2019
Music is the Message
Reverend Patti Pomerantz

Join Lynn Mendoza Khan and Rev. Patti as we kick off Women’s History Month looking at the music that has informed and supported the Women’s Movement from the 1960’s to today. Worship Leader: Patty Walsh

Religious Education Program 10:30 a.m.

Love Surrounds Us – Session 3

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” — C.S. Lewis

We explore how every friendship is surrounded in love. To make a friend is to discover ways we are alike. To meet new people and look first for how we are alike, rather than different, can be a challenge.

Universalist Recovery Church (URC) 2:00 p.m.

Abstaining from Envy

Scripture is full of the hurtful results of envy. When we are unhappy with ourselves, we are prone to envy those who appear to have something we lack. How can we become content with who we are and what we do?


Our Sunday services begin at 10:30 a.m., and end at 11:45.

Coffee, tea, and conversation follow. On the first Sunday of each
month there is a potluck lunch for all.

Children attend the first 15 minutes of the worship service, then leave for their own program.
The Nursery is open for infants and preschoolers 10:15 – 12:15.

Led by Rev. Barbara Stevens, the Universalist Recovery Church invites you to share
readings and reflections that explore how the topic affects our lives. 

Online at: urcpdx.org.

If we need to close for the weather or other reason, we will use the flash alert network

and you can see it on this link: FLASHALERT.

You can also link to the closures reported on KGW.

No matter the weather, please take care of yourself and be safe.

Eastrose Fellowship Unitarian Universalist

1133 NE 181st Ave

Portland OR 97230

503-665-2628