Sunday Services

NOTICE: Effective 3/12/2020, the church building is closed. Church services and meetings will happen online via Zoom. 
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Sunday, May 16 at 10:30am

Annual Congregational Meeting
The 152nd Annual Congregational Meeting of First Unitarian Church of Omaha will take place online via Zoom on Sunday, May 16 at 10:30am in place of the regular Sunday service.  Eligible voting members* of the church will adopt an operating budget for the 2021-2022 church year; elect a President-elect, members of the Board of Trustees, a Trustee of the Trust Fund, two Right Relations Committee members and  Nominating Committee members; hear  select reports from church leaders and celebrate our annual awards winners.  Due to the ongoing pandemic, we will host the meeting via Zoom using the same Zoom link we use for our regular Sunday worship services. We encourage your participation.  If you need assistance with Zoom, please email zoomhelp@firstuuomaha.org.  To learn more, click here

The Zoom event link is the same one we use every Sunday:

https://zoom.us/j/99486929188

Sunday, May 23 at 10:30am

"Transformational Welcome"

By Zr. Alex Kapitan

As Unitarian Universalists, we are called to form communities of difference, and to engage with what a difference our differences make. Building relationships across lines of difference means that “welcome” must be about more than opening our doors (or Zooms) and being friendly; instead, welcome requires transformation: of our awareness, our hearts, our congregation, and our world. In this service guest speaker Zr. Alex Kapitan, a queer and trans UU leader, will preach on what it takes to practice this sort of welcome—the kind of welcome that can ultimately transform us all.

More information about our guest speaker: Zr. Alex Kapitan is a lay community minister, educator, editor, consultant, and organizer. A trans and queer lifelong Unitarian Universalist, Alex does interfaith LGBTQ work and supports congregations in becoming places of radical welcome for all. Ze is the co-founder of the Transforming Hearts Collective, the co-leader of the program Trans Inclusion in Congregations, and the founder of Radical Copyeditor, an anti-oppressive language project.

The Zoom event link is the same one we use every Sunday:

https://zoom.us/j/99486929188

Sunday, May 30 at 10:30am

"The Stories We Tell”

By Rev. Shari Woodbury
“The universe is made of stories,” poet Muriel Rukeyser tells us. Which stories are we listening to? Which ones do we want to tell? Meet Skywoman

and hear a new take on Eve.

The Zoom event link is the same one we use every Sunday:

https://zoom.us/j/99486929188

Sunday, June 6 at 10:30am

“The Eighth Principle”

By Rev. Shari Woodbury and the Sister Church Team
As part of the living tradition of Unitarian Universalism, we are on a journey of Becoming: the practice of continual growth. When the Unitarians and Universalists first merged in the 1960s, we adopted six principles affirmed by member congregations. With a rise in earth-consciousness, in the 80s a 7th principle was articulated. Today, UUs are in various stages of exploring the addition of an 8th principle, expressing our commitment to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community. Learn more about the 8th Principle Project and join the conversation about how it might further our becoming.

The Zoom event link is the same one we use every Sunday:

https://zoom.us/j/99486929188

Please arrive to the Zoom event 5-10 minutes early. We will be using the Zoom waiting room feature to screen out any uninvited intruders. Please be sure that you put your first and last name as the Zoom username so the host will know that you are someone who should be allowed in. If you need the dial-in instructions, please email MTC@firstuuomaha.org and include your phone number so we can send you the Zoom number and access code, and let the host know your number belongs to an invited guest.

Need help with Zoom? Email zoomhelp@firstuuomaha.org

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