The History and Archaeology of the Bible

Online Event

The class takes a journey through the Bible from Genesis to the Crucifixion, seen through the lens of the latest historical and archaeological findings. The course uses the latest archeological and histories findings to examine the seminal books of the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament) such as Genesis, Exodus, Prophets, Kings, and Samuel, as well as core events of the New Testament; it follows the arc of ancient civilization, reflecting on the majestic empires of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Assyria, Babylonia, Persia, Greece, and Rome.

Grief GroUUp

Online Event

Grief GroUUp
Wednesdays, May 12 & June 9, 4:00-5:30 pm
Rev. Furrer and Milly Mullarky are convening a Grief GroUUp we suspect may interest some of our membership and help meet their current emotional needs. These are people who have recently lost a loved one and are in various stages of grief. You or someone you know might benefit from a supporting/listening/caring small group where we can offer ourselves to one another, including insights and strategies gleaned, and shoulders upon which to cry.

UU Sources

Online Event

A six-part Adult RE series investigating each of the six sources of authority outlined in the Unitarian Universalist Association covenant. As it says in the Purposes and Principles statement, “the living tradition we share draws from many sources...”

ECAM: The New Climate War

Online Event

Would you like to learn more about climate politics and reality? Come join a group to discuss the book, “The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back our Planet” by Michael Mann, distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State. The book explains what has brought us to this point and how to address the systemic issues fueling climate change. We'll invite some guests who can speak to possible solutions and offer hope! Let's learn how we can fight on behalf of the planet! Come share your thoughts with us!

Middle School Youth Group

Online Event

For tweens ages 11-14ish, please join in our welcoming group. We enjoy having fun together, trying out new online activities including skits, at-home cooking, and art.

Community Circle: The 8th Principle at East Shore?

Online Event

Have you contemplated the value of growing the number of East Shore members, or the value of growth of our own individual and collective spirit(s) and awareness? Have you been curious about what others in our community have thought as well? How do we get where we want to go?

Sunday Morning Religious Exploration

Online Event

Religious Exploration is an engaging space where elementary-aged children and tweens can experience worship, spiritual practice, and values-based learning with their peers, parents, and ESUC volunteers. This includes chalice readings, joys and sorrows, stories, a presentation, and cooperative activities and games. This year, Religious Exploration classes will be focusing thematically on Holidays and Holydays and Earthland Creatures.

8th Principle and Building the Beloved Community

Online Event

Paula Cole Jones and Rev. Stephen Furrer will preach on the 8th Principle, a proposed addition to Unitarian Universalism's seven faith principles. Come hear a bit of history, context, and why we should covenant to build the Beloved Community free from racism and oppression. 

Margaret Fuller Tea

Online Event

Margaret Fuller was an early feminist “Influencer” in the 19th Century. Two sisters fulfilled her philosophy by becoming our nation’s first and third medical school graduates and then went on (among other inroads) to found a women’s hospital in New York City that continues to this day. These are the doctors Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell. Learn about them and about some of our current ESUC sisters who work in the medical field at our tea.

Parent & Caregiver Meetup

Online Event

Join a loving and restorative 45 minute call hosted by parent and congregant Leta Hamilton. Fill up your cup in the warmth of community. Each week features a different theme.

The History and Archaeology of the Bible

Online Event

The class takes a journey through the Bible from Genesis to the Crucifixion, seen through the lens of the latest historical and archaeological findings. The course uses the latest archeological and histories findings to examine the seminal books of the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament) such as Genesis, Exodus, Prophets, Kings, and Samuel, as well as core events of the New Testament; it follows the arc of ancient civilization, reflecting on the majestic empires of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Assyria, Babylonia, Persia, Greece, and Rome.

Budget Town Halls 2021

Online Event

Come learn about the proposed 2021-22 Operating Budget. We will review the numbers, answer questions, and listen to member comments. This is an important step in developing our annual operating budget that we will vote on in June. Members of the Budget Team, Finance Team, and Financial Stewardship Committee will be attending to help answer your questions.

Middle School Youth Group

Online Event

For tweens ages 11-14ish, please join in our welcoming group. We enjoy having fun together, trying out new online activities including skits, at-home cooking, and art.

East Shore Ruins… Native Rights

Online Event

America’s history books need a major update, especially when it comes to Native American history. Adam will show us some really messed up parts of the history and WHY that’s what we learn. Plus, there’s a very weird reason Mount Rushmore exists!

Sunday Morning Religious Exploration

Online Event

Religious Exploration is an engaging space where elementary-aged children and tweens can experience worship, spiritual practice, and values-based learning with their peers, parents, and ESUC volunteers. This includes chalice readings, joys and sorrows, stories, a presentation, and cooperative activities and games. This year, Religious Exploration classes will be focusing thematically on Holidays and Holydays and Earthland Creatures.