January 25: Body Image, Beauty Pageants, and UUs

9:30 a.m. Forum – State of the Union/State of the State, facilitated by Patricia Ice

We will reschedule the Social Justice Book Club as soon as possible.

9:30 a.m. Forum – Social Justice Book Club, facilitated by Patricia Ice

Please read Acts of Faith by Eboo Patel  prior to this discussion. Learn about the upcoming books.

11:00 a.m. Worship – Body Image, Beauty Pageants, and UUs, with Ann Maclaine

How does our UU principle of respect for the inherent worth and dignity of every person operate within a  culture that seems obsessed with narrow, unachievable notions of physical “beauty” and idealized body types?  How can we raise awareness of the dangers to ourselves and others of making judgments based upon appearances?  Will there ever by a UU Miss America?

12:30 p.m. – Lunch Bunch

UUCJ Young People

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Childcare provided in Religious Education Building, unless specified below.

  • Chalice Children (ages 3-6): Babies
  • UU Kids (ages 7-11): Judeo-Christian traditions
  • YUUTH: The middle school and high school youth will continue their Cosmos curriculum this week by discussing  the survival advantages during the gradual evolution of the eye.