Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019: Guest Speaker, Jesse Spencer-Smith, "Beyoncé: The World Transformed"
Sep
22
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019: Guest Speaker, Jesse Spencer-Smith, "Beyoncé: The World Transformed"

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Jesse Spencer-Smith will lead the service on Sunday, September 22, 2019.

We view the world through a lens shaped by our conscious and unconscious experience. Our view of the world can be transformed by exposure to powerful images, sometimes without our even noticing.

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Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at 9:00 AM: Nashville Cares AIDS Walk/Run. We need you! Donate to Share the Plate. Walk/Run. Volunteer at the Booth.
Oct
5
9:00 AM09:00

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at 9:00 AM: Nashville Cares AIDS Walk/Run. We need you! Donate to Share the Plate. Walk/Run. Volunteer at the Booth.

Go team “Greater Nashville UU”!! Support the Nashville Aids Walk on October 5 by donating to Share the Plate in September, joining our team to walk or run, or volunteering at the GNUUC booth. Click to find out how!

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Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019: Family Service: What does it mean to be a people of Belonging?
Oct
6
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019: Family Service: What does it mean to be a people of Belonging?

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October Soul Matters Theme: What does it mean to be a people of Belonging? First Sundays are Family Services. During these Sundays, children and youth stay in the service. These services are specifically designed to be children friendly and often involve stories, media, age appropriate songs, and inter-active content. Each family service will be an introduction to the monthly Soul Matters theme.

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Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, ARE: Bhagavad Gita Class taught by Rev. Cynthia Stewart
Oct
13
9:30 AM09:30

Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, ARE: Bhagavad Gita Class taught by Rev. Cynthia Stewart

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This fall we are offering a 4 Sunday Faith Formations class on the Bhagavad Gita facilitated by Rev. Cynthia Stewart, one of our community affiliated ministers. Classes are on the 2nd Sundays in September through December from 9:30 - 10:30 AM in the RE Building main room. All are welcome!

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 Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019:  ARE: Beloved Community Covenant Group
Oct
20
9:15 AM09:15

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019: ARE: Beloved Community Covenant Group

GNUUC invites you to bring your vision for beloved community and your questions, fears, hopes, and full humanity into a new group that will advance the work of this congregation in building towards racially just, multicultural, anti-oppressive community within and through GNUUC. NOTE NEW MEETING DATE: 3rd Sundays at 9:15 AM in the RE Main Room.

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Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019:  ARE: Beloved Community Covenant Group
Oct
20
9:15 AM09:15

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019: ARE: Beloved Community Covenant Group

GNUUC invites you to bring your vision for beloved community and your questions, fears, hopes, and full humanity into a new group that will advance the work of this congregation in building towards racially just, multicultural, anti-oppressive community within and through GNUUC. NOTE NEW MEETING DATE: 3rd Sundays at 9:15 AM in the RE Main Room.

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Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019: CRE:  Fall Festival!
Oct
27
11:15 AM11:15

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019: CRE: Fall Festival!

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Join us for a fun-filled Fall Festival during Children's Religious Education time. We will have fun stations for this children to rotate between plus a scavenger hunt on the playground. In the past, we have decorated pumpkins, painted rocks, painted faces, made paper flowers, dressed a scarecrow, made a haunted house and more! The Youth Group hosts this event and will be planning this year's event soon! Wear your Halloween costume!Youth Group show up at 10:15 to set up for the event.

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Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019: Family Service: What does it mean to be a people of Attention?
Nov
3
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019: Family Service: What does it mean to be a people of Attention?

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November Soul Matters Theme: What does it mean to be a people of Attention? First Sundays are Family Services. During these Sundays, children and youth stay in the service. These services are specifically designed to be children friendly and often involve stories, media, age appropriate songs, and inter-active content. Each family service will be an introduction to the monthly Soul Matters theme.

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Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019: Family Service: What does it mean to be a people of Awe?
Dec
1
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019: Family Service: What does it mean to be a people of Awe?

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November Soul Matters Theme: What does it mean to be a people of Awe? First Sundays are Family Services. During these Sundays, children and youth stay in the service. These services are specifically designed to be children friendly and often involve stories, media, age appropriate songs, and inter-active content. Each family service will be an introduction to the monthly Soul Matters theme.

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Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at 5:30 PM: Chili Dinner / Hanging of the Greens / Coffeehouse
Dec
7
5:30 PM17:30

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at 5:30 PM: Chili Dinner / Hanging of the Greens / Coffeehouse

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Saturday, December 7, 5:30 PM: Join us for chili dinner as we decorate the church for the holidays. Afterwards, entertainment will be provided - a family friendly open mic night! Youth Group provides the chili dinner (both meat and vegan options) and everyone else bring a dessert to share. Sign up for your coffeehouse act here.

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Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019: CRE: 5th-7th Grade OWL Parents Mandatory Orientation Part 1
Sep
15
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019: CRE: 5th-7th Grade OWL Parents Mandatory Orientation Part 1

Do you have a 5th to 7th Grader? We have a special opportunity for RE this year! We are offering the Our Whole Lives (OWL) program. Our Whole Lives helps participants make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health and behavior. If you know you want to sign up your child for OWL, click the title above to find out about mandatory September Orientation sessions.

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Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019: Rev. Cynthia Cain, "Lower your expectations and find joy!"
Sep
15
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019: Rev. Cynthia Cain, "Lower your expectations and find joy!"

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Sometimes our distress is caused less by the events around us than by our expectations. We carry implicit and explicit expectations of people, institutions, and of leaders. Is the answer to become a cynic, hoping or expecting nothing? Let's explore this topic together.

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Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, ARE: Bhagavad Gita Class taught by Rev. Cynthia Stewart
Sep
8
9:30 AM09:30

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, ARE: Bhagavad Gita Class taught by Rev. Cynthia Stewart

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This fall we are offering a four Sunday Faith Formations class on the Bhagavad Gita facilitated by Rev. Cynthia Stewart, one of our community affiliated ministers. Classes are on the 2nd Sundays in September through December from 9:30 - 10:30 AM in the RE Building main room. All are welcome! Click to read more details…

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THIS SATURDAY! Sept. 7, 2019: 5:30 - 8:30: GNUUC Game Night! + Build a Burrito Bar
Sep
7
5:30 PM17:30

THIS SATURDAY! Sept. 7, 2019: 5:30 - 8:30: GNUUC Game Night! + Build a Burrito Bar

Bring your favorite: board games, cooperative games, puzzles, and more! Kids - Maybe we can continue our Dungeons and Dragons adventure! Let’s talk! We will also have a “Build a Burrito Bar.” The Youth Group will take care of the burrito ingredients, the rest of you bring a dessert to share!

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Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019: Family Service: Join Us for a Water Communion. Bring stories of holding on and letting go.
Sep
1
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019: Family Service: Join Us for a Water Communion. Bring stories of holding on and letting go.

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In September, join us for a water communion and introduction to September’s theme of expectations. Water reminds us that we can expect times when we need to resist the current and times when we need to let go and trust the current to carry us .If you have it, bring water from your summer travels. (We will also have a pitcher of water available.) Also bring your stories of holding on and letting go from this summer and as we change seasons into the Fall.

First Sundays are Family Services. During these Sundays, children and youth stay in the service. These services are specifically designed to be children friendly and often involve stories, media, age appropriate songs, and inter-active content. Each family service will be an introduction to the monthly Soul Matters theme.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019: Room In The Inn Winter Shelter Kick-Off & Open House
Aug
27
5:30 PM17:30

Tuesday, August 27, 2019: Room In The Inn Winter Shelter Kick-Off & Open House

So what happens during the day at Room In The Inn? Join us on August 27 for a self-guided open house to learn more about the programs and services offered at our downtown Campus. We will also be kicking off the 2019-2020 Winter Shelter season with tips and best practices for offering hospitality to your guests. Make plans to join us, and be sure to bring a friend!

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Sunday, August 25, 2019: Shared Ministries Meeting: All Team Leaders Attend
Aug
25
12:45 PM12:45

Sunday, August 25, 2019: Shared Ministries Meeting: All Team Leaders Attend

All team leaders plan to attend the Shared Ministries Quarterly Meeting on August 25. We will be reviewing the Fall Calendar plus review budgets and discuss the board’s ministry vision goals for the year. If you would like to schedule an event and/or request a budget for an event, fill out the Shared Ministries Project/Programming Planning Form for 2019-2020 Fiscal Year. Bring ideas on how to manage lunch scheduling!

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Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 2:00pm: Memorial Service at GNUUC for Dan Rosemergy
Aug
24
2:00 PM14:00

Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 2:00pm: Memorial Service at GNUUC for Dan Rosemergy

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All are invited to the memorial service at GNUUC for Rev. Dr. Dan Rosemergy, who died July 10th. Dan was minister of Brookmeade Congregational Church when GNUUC was founded in 1994 and he gave GNUUC not only a place to meet but encouragement in forming a new congregation—he was there at our birth. He remained close to us and when he retired from Brookmeade, he became our minister for nine years, giving us full-time service for half-time pay. When he retired again, he was elected minister emeritus.

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Sunday, August 18, 2019:  NEW DATE: ARE: Beloved Community Covenant Group
Aug
18
9:15 AM09:15

Sunday, August 18, 2019: NEW DATE: ARE: Beloved Community Covenant Group

GNUUC invites you to bring your vision for beloved community and your questions, fears, hopes, and full humanity into a new group that will advance the work of this congregation in building towards racially just, multicultural, anti-oppressive community within and through GNUUC. NOTE NEW MEETING DATE: 3rd Sundays at 9:15 AM in the RE Main Room.

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Sunday, August 11: CRE: First Day of Children's Religious Education!
Aug
11
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday, August 11: CRE: First Day of Children's Religious Education!

Join us for a new year of Children’s Religious Education! Click: 2019-2020 Children’s Religious Education Classes to read about classes. Click Online Children’s RE Registration to register your children online. On August 11 children will be helping clean up our classrooms for the new year. We will have special organizational and clean up projects for children of all ages. Teachers arrive at 9:30 to pre-prep your classroom so that we have defined projects for the children. Formal classes start on August 18.

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Sunday, August 4, 2019: CRE Parent-Teacher Orientation for the new year!
Aug
4
12:45 PM12:45

Sunday, August 4, 2019: CRE Parent-Teacher Orientation for the new year!

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We are very excited about the start of our new year in Children’s Religious Education! Come to an orientation meeting on August 4 at 12:45 in the RE Main room to learn about classes this year and to register your children for classes. We have an exciting new Soul Matters elementary curricula, OWL for grades 4-7, Crossing Paths (a neighboring faiths curricula) for the teen youth, and more! We will go over class options, the RE calendar, and register your children for classes. Click: 2019-2020 Children’s Religious Education Classes to read about classes. Click Online Children’s RE Registration to register your children online.

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Sunday, August 4, 2019 Lunch: First Sunday Potluck
Aug
4
12:15 PM12:15

Sunday, August 4, 2019 Lunch: First Sunday Potluck

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We'll just have to wait and see, we don't know what it's going to be! Bring an entree, side, or soup, a dessert, casserole, or that weird goop. Leave the salad and condiments to us; bring bread, not butter, have some trust! There's always something here for you, please come and join us! Bring a friend too!

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Sunday, August 4, 2019: Family Sunday Service, Traditions and Growth
Aug
4
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday, August 4, 2019: Family Sunday Service, Traditions and Growth

We need your childhood photos! As part of our Family Service on Aug. 4th, as we prepare to welcome our new minister, Cynthia Cain, we'll be talking about transitions and growth and we'd like to use your pictures as part of that joyful service. Please email your photo to Kristin Reveal or Jennie Gemignani, or bring them to church this next Sunday and they'll snap a picture. Thanks for being part of the service in this way!

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THIS Saturday, August 3, 2019:  1 pm - 6 pm:  Art Day!
Aug
3
1:00 PM13:00

THIS Saturday, August 3, 2019: 1 pm - 6 pm: Art Day!

Bring your creative spirits and join us for an afternoon of creating Art! We will have different stations setup with different types of media: Print Making, Paper Marbling, Pipe Cleaner Dolls and Button Bracelets, Design Your Own. Art Day is from 1 PM until 6 PM. Light appetizers and snacks will be served. Come for the entire time, or just for a couple of hours - just make sure to allocate time to finish your project! Questions? Contact Thena

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Sunday, July 28: CRE: Teachers, Classroom Helpers, and Facilitators Orientation Meeting
Jul
28
12:45 PM12:45

Sunday, July 28: CRE: Teachers, Classroom Helpers, and Facilitators Orientation Meeting

All teachers, classroom helpers, and facilitators join us for an orientation meeting on July 28, 2019. First we will review new procedures (walkie-talkie, new registration forms, etc). Then we will review the teacher calendar. We will get any outdated background checks (every 2 years.) Finally we will break into small class groups to make sure August and September topics are taken care of. Questions? Contact Kristin R.

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Sunday, July 21, 2019: Special Potluck Honoring Rev. Cynthia Cain
Jul
21
12:15 PM12:15

Sunday, July 21, 2019: Special Potluck Honoring Rev. Cynthia Cain

Post-service lunch on July 21st will be a potluck featuring special dishes by our members.
In honor of the visit of Rev. Cynthia Cain, and because our kitchen manager, Annie Terrell, is the Summer Song Presenter, the developmental ministry selection task force is planning a potluck for lunch on July 21st. We hope folks will bring their special dish, whatever that is. If you don't have a special dish or you don't cook, we want you to come anyway and enjoy the meal and fellowship. We will assure there is plenty of food. Please plan to participate.

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Sunday, July 21, 2019: Summer Song Sunday Speaker, Annie Terrell, "The Mean Girls Table"
Jul
21
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday, July 21, 2019: Summer Song Sunday Speaker, Annie Terrell, "The Mean Girls Table"

Summer Song Sundays are lay-led by members of the congregation. They are a time of sharing of stories from our experiences and life journeys. On July 21, Annie Terrell will speak on “The Mean Girls Table.” In addition, our new minister, Rev. Cynthia Cain will be visiting this Sunday. Join us to meet her!

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