Darwin and Religion, presented by Bruce Jarvis

Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection have been the targets of pious people for over a century. The latest critics are those who believe in Intelligent Design. Little known is that Darwin was educated to become a prelate. Bruce Jarvis teaches general biology and microbiology at Normandale and Carleton Community Colleges.

“Cabbage Town” presented by Rev. Karen Hutt

Class bias among Unitarian Universalist has often been seen and an impenetrable reality of our association. Is it or can we explore why? This sermon will explore the history and current realities of class bias in America and pose some suggestions to address this schism.   Reverend Karen Hutt is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister, a credentialed … Continued

Water, presented by Jerry Kettunen

780 million people do not have potable water which can easily be provided with a propane heat source, also many of those people are off the grid and small solar powered systems can provide light and power. Jerry Kettunen, a retired 3M engineer and life-long Unitarian, is a member of Groveland Fellowship and also  volunteers … Continued

Rachael Cavegn on “The Body Keeps The Score” and how to help yourself move forward as you deal with trauma or mental health struggles.

Rachael Cavegn is a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who has worked extensively with trauma, addiction, grief/loss and relationship dynamics over the past 8 years at various community-based clinics throughout the Twin Cities metro area.   www.bodywisdom.abmp.com/mental-health-services

Thawing the Polarized Ice Between Us, by Tom Esch

We live in a world that is increasingly polarized and politically frozen. It seems harder than ever for us to relate to, to understand and get to know those who vote differently than we do. And the stakes for our planet, our nations and our local communities could not be higher. We know that being … Continued

April 1st – No Service – Potluck

Check the Groveland UU E-Wire for location and number to call to RSVP

Diversity, presented by Margaree Levy

Margaree Levy is the Director of Multicultural Initiatives at ARTS: The Arts in Religious and Theological Studies (magazine).

TBD, presented by Karen Belling

Hearing People to Speech – Ted Bowman

There are ways of listening that evoke others to say more than they might have been said. Caring use of literary resources can do the same. When a line or story conveys permission or compassion, that use invites another account. Stories are contagious! For over forty years, Ted has worked in human service, educational, spiritual … Continued

InterPlay Twin Cities – Come Play with Us

Do you want to learn how to really play again? Would you like more self-confidence, ease and flow as you move through life? Have you ever wanted to perform, dance, sing or spin stories but didn’t feel you could? InterPlay is an active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of the body. We use it … Continued

Poetry Café, by Kath Jesme


Flower Communion