Upcoming Events: May 2020

Daily Check-In: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am

Members are hosting a Daily Check-in via Zoom for anyone who wants to join. Every weekday (M-F) 9:00-9:30 a.m. Keep connected with church members during this time of social distancing; share joys, concerns, and needs with one another; click here or room 569 071 839

Tuesday Night Happy Hour: Tuesdays, 6:00 pm

Join us for Happy Hour to continue Community Night! Nicole Duff will greet anyone who wants to bring a drink, snack, or meal and virtually share with others how you are doing. Come one, come all! Zoom in to room 272 580 349.

Parents Meetup for RE Families: Thursdays, 8:30 pm

Parents Meetup is for anyone with a kid or youth in our program. Zoom meeting ID: 483 385 002.

Zoom Testing: Fridays, 10:00 am & 1:00 pm

We also know, some of you may still be unsure, so we are going to offer two “trial” runs with our Membership Development Manager Nicole! She will be in the same Zoom room used for worship (Zoom in using room number 873 515 4944) every Friday at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. She will go over how to mute/unmute, use both private and public chat, and let you know if you can be seen. All are welcome to join, even if it’s just to see a friendly face!

Virtual Coffee Hour: Sundays after Worship

To virtually attend, please Zoom in using room number 873 515 4944 (the same room as worship). Stay after and we will put you in small groups of 4-5 people for you to connect with over your own cup of coffee or tea.

Additional Options for Children & Youth

There are multiple Zoom options for children and families during the week. To learn more about those, please contact Aisha Hauser or Amanda Uluhan.

Women’s Perspective Movie Night: Sunday, May 3, 4:00 pm

Please join a Zoom movie night and conversation to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage movement in Washington State. Join us at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom and we will watch Courage in Corsets: Winning the Vote in Washington State, a PBS special and have the chat box open for conversation and connection. At 5:30 p.m., we will begin our discussion of the special. All those who identify as women are welcome, in fact, bring the whole family! Zoom Meeting ID 333 049 635

East Shore Reads: Braiding Sweetgrass: Wednesday, May 6, 7:00 pm

Please join zoom discussions of Robin Wall Kimmerer’s award winning Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants on Thursday, April 16th, and Wednesday, May 6th, at 7:00 p.m. Wall brings together her scientific training as a botanist and her indigenous wisdom as a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation to share her understanding of plants and animals as our oldest teachers. Kimmerer passionately explains the development of her ecological consciousness as she helps us to acknowledge and celebrate our own reciprocal relationship with the rest of the living world. All are welcome! For information on how to attend via zoom, email Lynn Roesch or Marilyn Mayers.

Introduction to Compassionate Communication: Tuesdays, May 12-June 16, 6:30-8:30 pm

This is a 6-week, 2 hour Compassionate Communication foundations zoom call. You will learn tools to enhance connection. How to speak your truth in ways more likely to be heard; understand others with more clarity; trust building skills; transform judgments to address what really matters you; and effectively ask for what you want. Learn more and register here. Scholarships available.

Non-Violent Communication and Self Compassion: Thursdays, May 14-June 18, 5:00-7:00 pm

In this 2 hour, 6 weeks weekly zoom workshop series, we will explore the stories we tell ourselves, or maybe have been told to us, and the limiting beliefs and fears that cloud our thinking. We will learn steps to fully grieve regrets, losses and unmet needs to let them go, and to celebrate who we are. Learn more and register here. Scholarships available.

A Space for Parents: Saturday, May 16, 1:00-3:30 pm

This is a drop in 2.5-hrs zoom call for parents to engage in some empathy practices; deepen self connection; and get clarity about what really matters in the chaos. We will look at some basic brain science to support our understanding of what anxiety does in the body and how it can impact our behavior and reactivity. It’s a space to get clear about how we want to move forward in ways that speak to our values and meet more needs. Learn more and register here. Scholarships available.