May 5, 2018: Rev. Jason Shelton at the All Church Retreat
May
5
9:00 AM09:00

May 5, 2018: Rev. Jason Shelton at the All Church Retreat

MAY 6, 2018 - Guest, Rev. Jason Shelton - Rev. Jason Shelton is a composer, arranger, conductor, singer and multi-instrumentalist who performs in churches and concert halls throughout North America. Rev. Shelton’s workshops for ministers, musicians and choirs are helping to redefine music ministry in the liberal religious tradition for the 21st century.

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May
4
to May 6

Annual Church Retreat Schedule

  

Revised 4/26/18

9th Annual Church Retreat
May 4-6, 2018
"How Can We Keep From Singing?”
Special guest, Jason Shelton

All events are for all ages - Parents are responsible for their children

Friday
3:00 pm         Arrival and Check-In – Group Lodge
            Charles, Keymeister
            Bring-Your-Own Brown Bag Supper           
7:00 pm        Welcome and Socializing – Lodge
            Make Paperbag Mailboxes
            TV Theme Song Game
            Scrabble, jigsaw puzzles, games
9:00 pm        Campfire
            Hotdogs and s’mores; bring an instrument
               
Saturday
8:00 – 9:00 am    Breakfast by Sarajane - breakfast bread, fresh fruit, juice, breakfast egg casseroles (meat and vegetarian)
Banana Dogs for young-at-heart
9:15 – 9:30am       Ingathering, welcoming of Jason Shelton
9:30 – 11:00am     Music Workshop with Jason Shelton
                             Part 1 - Foundations
11:00 – 11:15am      BREAK
11:15-12:30pm        Music Workshop with Jason Shelton

Part 2 – Sources as Promissory Note

12:30 – 1:30pm    Lunch by Sarajane - vegetarian soup, sandwiches with egg salad or tuna salad, chips, fresh vegetables, lemon supreme cake
1:30-3:00pm        Music Workshop with Jason Shelton
-or-                Part 3 – Hymn Sing!
1:30-6:00pm        Outdoors: hike, swim, kayak
6:00pm            Dinner –  Taco Bar by Denise

FOLLOWED BY:
Scavenger Hunt
I Scream for Ice Cream Social
Talent Show, Thena, Emcee
Campfire

Sunday
8:00 – 9:00 am    Breakfast by Youth
9:00 – 10:00        Worship, led by Thena & Fran?
10:00 am        Clean-up and Check-out, by Everyone

PROGRAM DETAILS
Foundations – Role of congregational singing in faith formation & congregational identity, including a tour of our hymnals as our evolving story.
Sources as Promissory Note – Visitors know within 4 minutes if we’re true to the values we’ve professed on our websites. How does the music we sing help us convey our message with integrity?

Hymn Sing! – Choosing 12 songs to help us sing who we are.

  

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Apr
21
9:00 AM09:00

Saturday, April 21, 2018: Memorial Garden Weeding Party

  • Greater Nashville UU Congregation (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

All hands, all ages, on deck!  We will spend the morning pulling weeds and sprucing up the Memorial Garden.  Please bring garden tools, wheelbarrows, gloves, hats, drinking water, sunscreen, and bug spray.  Stay as little or as long as you can.  Your helping hands will be greatly appreciated!  Please RSVP to Caren Spencer-Smith, Nathanael Reveal, or Mary Hinton.

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The 2018 GNUUC Online Auction is now OPEN!
Mar
5
to Mar 16

The 2018 GNUUC Online Auction is now OPEN!

  • Greater Nashville UU Congregation (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our largest fundraiser is right around the corner! On-line bidding and registration are now available! The auction is a fun social event for the entire congregation. Childcare is provided and fun events for the children have been planned. Consider it a parents night off! charityauction.bid/gnuuc2018

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Mar
4
12:30 PM12:30

March 4, 2018: Land Stewardship Committee

An Ad Hoc Committee for Land Stewardship is forming to maintain the Memorial Garden, the wooded area, the trail, and the meditation area. A call is going out to all church members who are interested in helping to form the Land Stewardship Ad Hoc Committee, under the Buildings & Grounds Committee. The first meeting will be on Sunday, March 4 at 12:30 pm.

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March 4, 2018: UU Welcome & Belonging Class
Mar
4
9:30 AM09:30

March 4, 2018: UU Welcome & Belonging Class

Led by our minister, Rev. Carmen Emerson, join us for a conversation about personal theology, UU history, congregational life at GNUUC, and where all of these things may intersect for you. A conversation for those new to Unitarian Universalism, or those who've been around awhile and want to know more, and to know more deeply what it means to be a person of UU faith.

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February 21, 2018 : Evening GNUUC Book Group
Feb
21
7:00 PM19:00

February 21, 2018 : Evening GNUUC Book Group

  • 125 Morton Mill Circle Nashville, TN, 37221 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History by Kurt Anderson will be discussed on February 21, at 7 pm at the home of Arleen and Jack Yeager, 125 Morton Mill Rd, 615-679-0145. Guests bring snacks to share, hosts provide beverages.  Everyone welcome!

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