Archives: Services

Full Community” Approach to Homelessness

Presenter: Gabrielle Clowdus

Moderator: Leticia Smith

The standard approach to homelessness is called Housing First: “providing four wallsand a roof” and offering professional services. This approach falls short because the problem of homelessness is not a lack of housing and professional help alone, but just as critically, … read more.

UU Theologies Through Song

(YouTube video presentation at Dakota UU Church) – Online ServiceOnly – watch from home

Presenter: Emily McKown

Moderator: Alan Lando

Emily McKown, 1st year Seminarian at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities will share stories and songs inspired by her theological studies this year.

Emily grew up attending … read more.

Recent Promising Solutions to Climate Issues

Hybrid Service
 (In person & on Zoom)

Presenter: Huron Smith

Moderator: Ceile Hartleib

After two years of study, Project Drawdown released in late summer 2022 an update of its 82 climate solutions and added analyses of 11 additional technologies and practices with the proven ability to reduce … read more.

Loving Kindness

Hybrid Service (In person & on Zoom)

Presenter: Lois Hamilton

Moderator: Rose Dorer

Last February, Patrice Koelsch led a service on Mindfulness and Loving Kindness at Groveland UU Fellowship. Her inspirational and insightful presentation led Lois Hamilton to start studying a book suggested by Patrice, called Loving Kindness, … read more.

Quaker Prison Ministry- Hybrid Service 

Presenter: Terry Kayser

Moderator: Ceile Hartleib

Since 1975, Quakers have been active in US prisons, both state and federal, providing workshops in non-violence.  Called The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP).  Terry has been involved in Minnesota and nationally since 1995, doing most of his workshops in Stillwater Correctional … read more.