Fourth Wednesday Book Club: Love and Other Consolations

Online Event

Please join us to discuss Love and Other Consolations by Jamie Ford on Wednesday, January 20, at 7:30 pm on Zoom. Inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle’s epic 1909 World’s Fair. For twelve-year-old Ernest Young, a charity student at a boarding school, the chance to go to the World’s Fair feels like a gift. But only once he’s there, amid the exotic exhibits, fireworks, and Ferris wheels, does he discover that he is the one who is actually the prize.

East Shore Reads: Decolonizing Wealth

Online Event

Join an East Shore Reads discussion group of Edgar Villanueva's book, Decolonizing Wealth - Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance. Villanueva is an expert on philanthropy and a member of the Lumbee Native American Tribe in North Carolina. He argues that the practices and funding sources used by the philanthropic sector serve to exacerbate the problems of the communities they intend to support. His solutions include giving communities control of the resources needed to empower and sustain them.

Reincarnation

Online Sunday Morning 12700 Southeast 32nd Street, Bellevue

Did you know that Plato, Benjamin Franklin, Tolstoy, Thoreau, Emerson, Whitman, George Patton, William Butler Yates, Jack London, and J.D. Salinger and countless other well known and highly respected people belied in reincarnation? Come to zoom church this morning and find out why.

The Story of Human Language

Online Event

Dr. John McWhorter, one of America's leading linguists and a frequent commentator on network television and National Public Radio, addresses these and other questions as he takes you on an in-depth, 36-lecture tour of the development of human language, showing how a single tongue spoken 300,000 years ago has evolved into the estimated 7,000 languages used around the world today.

Wednesday Wind Down Service

Online Event

Grab your PJ’s or tune in in the background while you’re making dinner at home for some extra loving company. Somatic practices and guided meditation restore our nerves and a read aloud from Alice in Wonderland to cleanse the imagination.

Nature Walks: Mountains

Online Event

We’ve all had powerful, sometimes transformative experiences of Nature, in our own explorations, with family and friends, any time we get a chance to get out and get into rhythm with our natural world. Nature Walks offer an opportunity for us to convene virtually and share experiences of many of the energies and environments that move us.

Wednesday Wind Down Service

Online Event

Grab your PJ’s or tune in in the background while you’re making dinner at home for some extra loving company. Somatic practices and guided meditation restore our nerves and a read aloud from Alice in Wonderland to cleanse the imagination.

February Soul Saturday

East Shore Unitarian Church 12700 SE 32nd Street, Bellevue

This month, plan on bringing a stuffed animal to attend our mid-winter break church stuffie sleepover! Your stuffed animals will have a fun time roaming around the church, classrooms, and who knows where! They’ll get to enjoy the whole week on campus, and be tucked in each night for a safe dream journey. They’ll be able to come to RE Sunday School and then worship service, too.

Black Lives Matter Flash Stance – Issaquah

Issaquah - BLM Flash Stance SE 56th St and East Lake Sammamish Pkwy, Issaquah

Join fellow Church members and other UU Churches in solidarity after Church service for a Black Lives Matter Flash Stance in Issaquah at the corner of SE 56th Street and Eastlake Sammamish Parkway SE by the McDonalds.

Wednesday Wind Down Service

Online Event

Grab your PJ’s or tune in in the background while you’re making dinner at home for some extra loving company. Somatic practices and guided meditation restore our nerves and a read aloud from Alice in Wonderland to cleanse the imagination.

East Shore Ruins…Homelessness

Online Event

In Washington, homelessness is a HUGE problem… but why? And how can we fix it? Adam will tell us why the “American Dream” is a myth and how many homeless charities actually hold people back from reaching their full potential. Special guests Carrie Bowman and Dean Dubofsky.

Nature Walks: Cathedral of the Pines

Online Event

We’ve all had powerful, sometimes transformative experiences of Nature, in our own explorations, with family and friends, any time we get a chance to get out and get into rhythm with our natural world. Nature Walks offer an opportunity for us to convene virtually and share experiences of many of the energies and environments that move us.

Wednesday Wind Down Service

Online Event

Grab your PJ’s or tune in in the background while you’re making dinner at home for some extra loving company. Somatic practices and guided meditation restore our nerves and a read aloud from Alice in Wonderland to cleanse the imagination.