January MidAmerica Webinars
Whose History Is It Anyway?
Five Sessions Beginning Monday, January 27, 2020, 7:45 pm to 9:00 pm Eastern Time
How much do you know about the roots of our faith tradition? Explore the history of Unitarianism, Universalism, and Unitarian Universalism in this five-week class. Using an anti-colonialist, multicultural lens, we’ll look beyond the traditional, dusty facts of history and examine to see how our faith was born and how it has developed and evolved over the years.
Topics include: Whose story is it anyway, Why history matters, The Roots of Liberal Religion, The Universalists, The Unitarians, Transcendentalism, Westward Expansion, Humanism, Consolidation, Principles and Sources, Drawing the Circle Wider, Indigenous, Latinx, Black and Non-Black People of Color, GLBTQ, and Disability.
Presenter: Reverend Connie Simon
Cost: $25 individual, $60 for a congregational group
Dates/Times: The sessions are all at 7:45 PM Eastern, on:
January 27, February 3, February 10, February 17, February 24
Discussing the UUA’s 2020 Common Read: An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States
This 75-minute webinar will introduce you to this year's UUA Common Read, An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, as well as the accompanying discussion guide. We'll also talk about strategies for effective group facilitation you can use to lead a discussion of the book in your community. You don't have to have read the entire book to participate in this webinar, although it would be helpful if you have a copy and have at least read the introduction.
Presenter: Reverend Phillip Lund
Date/Time: January 21, 2020, 7:45 pm Eastern time/6:45 pm Central