Coming soon! TGIF: where everyone knows your name! TGIF deepens our connections to others, ourselves, and God through small group interaction (8 – 12 people). We meet four times. The first two meetings focus on sharing our life experiences and faith journey. In the last two meetings, we look at our lives through the lens of Extravagant Welcome, expressed in Luke 15. Our goal is to build a sense of community, so it is important for each person to be at each meeting.
Saturdays, May 12, 19, 26 and June 2nd, 10:30-noon or 3-4:30pm.
Contact: Dave Sommer, davesommer@att.net, to express your time preference.

New Book Study! RETHINKING OUR FAITH is beginning a new book study. Join them to discuss Walter Brueggeman’s INTERRUPTING SILENCE. Newcomers welcome!
Sundays, 9am, Commons.
Contact: Marybeth Holliday, mb92103@gmail.com

Notice the new time! HERSTORY (Women’s Book Group) is reading Courtney Sullivan’s SAINTS FOR ALL OCCASIONS. This best-selling author tells the story of two sisters who immigrate to America from Ireland—their hopes, sacrifices, love and a secret that drives them apart. Newcomers always welcome!
Monday, May 14th (2nd Monday of odd months), 1pm, Commons.
Contact: Sharon Peterson

Coming this Fall! NEW MEXICO DESERT PILGRIMAGE. Wanting to explore your spiritual landscape with fellow MHUCC pilgrims and friends? We’ll experience spiritual sites around Santa Fe and Taos; visit Ghost Ranch Retreat Center; and become a part of monastic life at Christ in the Desert Benedictine Monastery. Being apart from the demands of daily life gives space and time to tap into our authentic selves—where God dwells. Total cost is approximately $1,500; and a $500 deposit is due by May 15th. Each participant is responsible for transportation to/from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Transportation throughout the Pilgrimage will be by van. Two required meetings for Pilgrimage preparation will be announced.
Saturday, October 20th through Saturday, October 27th
beginning and ending in Albuquerque
Contact: Linda Wallis or Pastor Scott for further information or sign up.

UCSD: Burke Lectureship on Religion and Society: “Building Beloved Community: Reconnecting Church and Community in the Midst of Racialized Chaos.” Lecturer is the Rev Traci Blackmon, UCC Executive Minister of Justice and Senior Pastor of Christ the King UCC in Florissant, MO.
Thursday, April 26th, 6pm, Great Hall, Roosevelt College, UCSD. FREE
For more information, click here

Monthly Guided Labyrinth Walk. Based on the design of the labyrinth at Chartres, France a guided walking meditation is offered monthly. It is open to all walkers as a simple spiritual practice that mirrors one’s faith journey and allows for quiet reflection.
Tuesday, May 8th (2nd Tuesday of every month),
Great Hall, St Paul’s Cathedral, Nutmeg/5th. Free.
Contact: Melanie Ekberg, melanie.ekberg@gmail.com

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