October 2, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. Online and in-person
Rev. Dr. Matthew Johnson
The second in our year-long series on 10 big ideas that have changed or expanded my thinking in the last 15 years as your minister. Non-binary gender identity is far more public and known today than it was a generation ago – even though people who are not only “man” or “woman” have existed throughout human history. What is gender, anyway? How can reconsidering the gender binary be a courageous act of freedom – for everyone?
Volunteers for Sunday, October 2
Ushers: 2 Volunteers Needed
Greeters: Trevor Booth & Neita Webster
Guest Table: Rev. Joyce Palmer & Ann Caskey
Coffee Hosts: 2 Volunteers Needed
Please note that if you volunteer for coffee host you will need to clean up afterward and run the cups through the sanitizer.
We will Share the Plate with The Liam Foundation
The Liam Foundation provides services for all persons within our LGBTQIA+ community by offering safe and welcoming facilities for our community; providing support, services and resources that take special consideration to the needs of our community; mentoring our community in life skills to persons with special needs, and or at-risk behaviors and or circumstances in our community; promoting the overall health and well-being of our community; continually educating ourselves and the community at large on issues that pertain to our community; and sponsoring, hosting and or participating in events and activities that promote our community. Click Here to Donate
Join Us in Saying Goodbye
Long-time Rockford UU members Sue and Duane Wilke are about to move to their new home in Boston. The Unicantors and the Caring Team invite everyone to give the Wilkes a warm send-off at an informal reception in Deale Hall after the Sunday morning service on October 2.
Drag Queen Story Time
Wednesday, Oct 5th, 6pm
Join local performer Anchantris Diamond for Drag Queen Story Time. This program, for all ages, celebrates freedom, creativity, and fun. There will be stories and songs about how great it is to be fully yourself. In the sanctuary.
Past Sunday Services
Did you know you can watch past Sunday services anytime? We have them on our website under past worship services so you never have to miss a Sunday! Click here to find a service that you haven’t seen yet! You can also always go to our Facebook and YouTube pages.
The Board of Trustees:
President: Judy Gustafson
Clerk: Bob Spelman
Vice-President: Spitty Tata
Treasurer: Steve Blomgren
Trustees: Shoko Chien, Sarah Greer, Jami Edmonds
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