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Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Welcome to the Bismarck Mandan Unitarian Universalist Fellowship & Church!
A Welcoming Congregation
Church is a place where you get to practice
what it means to be human. ~James Luther Adams
Sunday, March 1
What's Ailing the Land
Sunday, March 8
Change is a natural phenomenon in concert with time. Tamera will talk about how patterns of change give perspective to life experiences. Tamera worked as a speech-language pathologist for several years in the ND public schools and currently works as the communications/office manager at the Bismarck Mandan UU Fellowship & Church
Sunday, March 15
Karen Van Fossan
Is "wealth addiction" a real phenomenon afflicting millionaires and billionaires in particular? If wealth addiction is real, what, if anything, can those of us who struggle for economic justice do from here? Seasoned UU congregation member, Karen Van Fossan is a writer, licensed counselor, advocate for children, and seminarian -- due to graduate in April of this year.
Sunday, March 22
Life's Continuum: The Importance of the Segue
Beginnings? Endings? A continuum? In music, a segue is a smooth transition from one section or composition to the next. Segues in life can keep our spirits calm. Valerie is a long-time Unitarian and the recently retired superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. When she is not traveling, she lives in the Black Hills of South Dakota and continues to work on North Dakota issues.
Sunday, March 29
Scatter My Ashes
What happens to us when we die? What do we tell ourselves and others at the end of our lives? How do we live in hearts and minds? This service is devoted to a Unitarian Universalist understanding of death, dying, hope, and immortality. David Kraemer currently serves All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church in Sioux Falls, S.D. He is a graduate of United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities and has served in ministerial internship and field work placement in UU congregations in Fargo-Moorhead, Rockford, Ill., and Rochester, MN. He is a former journalist, and been enjoying the life of a modern-day circuit rider throughout the Midwest.