Relief is Not Joy

There is an old joke about seeing a man repeatedly hitting himself on the thumb with a hammer. You ask him why he’s doing that? “Because it feels so good when I stop!”

I was reminded of the joke earlier this week when I woke from … read more.

Faith Development 1.18 to 1.24.21

Sunday Workshop

Saying Yes, Saying No: 1/24, 1:00 – 2:30 PM

This Sunday, ages 14 and up are invited to join a workshop led by Heather Vickery of UU College of Social Justice. “Saying Yes and Saying No is built around a centering and discernment practice that … read more.

No Expectations, Bad and Good

In that period between Christmas and New Years, a colleague-friend and I talked about what it would be like after the holidays. We agreed that there most likely would be some blues among most of us, as the distraction of the holidays faded and reality … read more.

A Stuffie Slumber Party

Even though I loathed sleepovers as a child, I decided to join the party that’s happening all over Unitarian Universalist religious education programs! Live Oak is hosting a stuffie sleepover, and here’s your invitation. Be sure to RSVP so we know how many to … read more.

Faith Development 1.11 to 1.17.21

NEW – Online Book Group

A new online, asynchronous book group is in formation. Watch for how to join in the next couple of weeks. The focus is reading and reflection to build our anti-racism muscle (the heart is a muscle and responds to exercise!). There … read more.

And another thing …

What a week.

I mean, WHAT A WEEK! An attempt to get the Georgia Secretary of State to “find” more votes for one candidate, a nail-biter of a state election that will change the Senate, and an attempted insurrection.

And that was just by Wednesday.

Excuse my levity, … read more.

OWL and Online Learning??

It appears online learning will continue for the foreseeable future. Live Oak closed our building in the middle of 4th-5th grade OWL. Plans for 8th-9th grade OWL during this school year are cancelled. Here’s an update on Our Whole Lives (OWL), along with a request … read more.

Faith Development 1.4 to 1.10.21

 

If you are interested in an activity packet for January RE lessons, please register HERE. Deadline for registration is January 6. Pickup is on January 9 between 9 and 10 AM.

Faith Development for Families

RE Class Times: (subject to change with advance notice)
PreK – … read more.

Merry Christmas!

Christmas 2020

Dear Live Oak,

What a year it has been. What began as a fairly normal year for a church was turned upside down on March 15, when we had our last in-person worship service. By the following Sunday, we were gathering online for our worship … read more.

Twas the week before Christmas…

…and here’s what you need to know about faith development!

All are invited to join our Christmas Eve service on December 24 and 6:00 p.m. Bring your chalice and/or a candle to your sofa or bed or wherever you find yourself watching. The link for the … read more.