TJMC FAITH DEVELOPMENT UPDATE

  Children four-years old through 4th grade (9:15 service) and Kindergarten through 4th grade (11:15 service) begin in the sanctuary for the first 20 minutes of the worship service.

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The Talk of TJMC – We welcome you…

During the Presidential campaign, then candidate Donald Trump called for a ban on Muslims entering the country.  To be “fair,” he has defended his ban as simply being a precautionary measure of banning for 90 days entry into the United States travelers from seven specific countries — Iran, Iraq, Libya,...

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Remembering James Reeb

Unitarian Universalist minister James Reeb answered Dr. Martin Luther King’s call to Selma after the violent shutdown of voting rights protests. While there, Reeb was assaulted by white segregationists and died of head injuries two days later on March 11, 1965. In April, four men were indicted in Dallas County,...

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ROAD – Responsible Old Age and Death

With the first waves of the Baby Boomer tsunami lapping at our shores, the time is right for us to begin thinking about how to avoid the over-medicalization of death and aging, so our society doesn’t become bankrupt.  The popularity of Atul Gawande’s book “Being Mortal”, and Susan Jacoby’s “Never...

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Words of Wikstrom – March 2017

The theme for this month is risk, and it seems like that could be the theme for every month, doesn’t it?  Life is full of risks.  There are physical risks, of course.  We also face psycho-social risks, emotional risks, political risks, career risks … Even institutions live with, and in,...

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IMPACT

IMPACT 2017 Update

We will be having a service at TJMC on Sunday April 9th to celebrate the work of IMPACT, Charlottesville’s interfaith organization for social justice. This year IMPACT has been working to achieve solutions to critical issues in Charlottesville, opening a substance abuse treatment center for women and tackling the availability...

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The Talk of TJMC – What Was Said and What Was Heard

Yesterday I preached a sermon which clearly had impact.  On the way out of the sanctuary a larger than usual number of people said that I’d really challenged them to think; others were quite clear that they wanted me to know that they disagreed (some quite vehemently) with what I’d...

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Racial Justice Activities

SIGN UP FOR RACIAL JUSTICE ADULT FAITH DEVELOPMENT OFFERINGS! Register here The Third Reconstruction Book Group, Sundays March 19, March 26, April 9 from 12:45-2:15 PM. Facilitated by Jaime McReynolds. Unitarian Universalists were electrified at General Assembly 2016 by Rev. Barber’s call for building and sustaining a movement for justice...

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Connect-hers February 21: Spirit Animals Session

Ever wonder what sorts of wisdom animals have to share with you?  Heard about “Spirit Animals, Power Animals, Totems” on all those online quizzes and want to go a little deeper?   Kiara (KEER-uh) McCadden of Honey Sweet Harmony will facilitate a simultaneously playful and meaningful group experience in connecting with our Spirit Animal Guides at...

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Racial Justice Conference

Showing Up: A Racial Justice Conference for Youth and Adults March 10-12, 2017 at Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church Join us in taking the next steps in showing up for racial justice. We are excited about this upcoming training event sponsored by the Tidewater and Blue Ridge cluster of Unitarian Universalist...

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