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220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
585-271-9070

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January 2018

Deepening Meditation

January 17 @ 1:30 am - 2:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30am on Wednesday, repeating until February 14, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation and Mindfulness with Jan Cook, MS Ed. Deepening meditation is for those who want longer practice sessions and quiet guided introspection in community with others. To register or inquire contact Carolyn: livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

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Beginning Meditation

January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 14, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation and mindfulness with Jan Cook, MS Ed. For those who want to explore meditation for the first time, or return with beginner’s mind. To register or inquire contact Carolyn at livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

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Tai Chi for Beginners

January 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

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Buddhism Study Group

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Weekly meetings involve a brief check-in, meditation, and study of Buddhist philosophy and practice. The bulk of the meeting is devoted to a detailed discussion based on a Buddhist book chosen by the group. Discussion often involves personal life reflections. The group spends about two months studying one Buddhist book. Please contact Hugh Mitchell at goshawk@frontiernet.net for more information.

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Immigration and Refugee Task Force Meeting

January 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

For additional information, contact Paul Minor at minorarch@aol.com.

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Ongoing Meditation – Living the Dharma

January 18 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:45pm on Thursday, repeating until February 15, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation & Mindfulness with Jan Cook MS Ed. A meditation community for non-sectarian Buddhist practice and application. 30 minute sittings, Dharma Talk and discussion. To register or inquire contact Carolyn: livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Qi Gong

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

This old gentle Chinese practice has great benefits for your health. It is for anyone who hopes for healthier and more active years ahead. Even people who are not athletic or who have some disabilities can gain from it. All are welcome. Fridays: 10:00-11:00am Newcomers, please come at 9:45am for Orientation. Cost is $10 per class (no one turned away for lack of funds). Contact: Carmen Ramos 1-585-576-5435

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Williams Gallery Opening Reception – works by Casey Cardillo

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Our next exhibit in the Williams Gallery runs from January 18 to February 26 and features paintings by Casey Cardillo, a teacher in the Creative Workshop at the Memorial Art Gallery. An advocate for animals and lover of nature, she uses color and form to explore and express her appreciation for the beauty of life, nature, and imagination. All are welcome to attend the opening reception, Friday, January 19, 6:00-8:00pm.

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Intermediate Tai Chi

January 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

Find out more »

Tai Chi for Beginners

January 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

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Worship Service

January 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

"This Dangerous Congregation: First Unitarian's First 193 Years," by Rev. Joel Miller.  Suzy Farrell, worship associate.

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UU101

January 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2018

One event on December 3, 2017 at 10:30am

One event on December 31, 2017 at 10:30am

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

New to First Unitarian? Interested in getting more involved? UU101 answers your questions and more. This one-time session provides a brief overview of UU beliefs and church activities – a great way to find “your place” at First Unitarian. Children welcome. No fee, no pre-registration necessary. Contact Shannan Foos, Membership Coordinator, for additional information.

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Worship Service

January 21 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

"This Dangerous Congregation: First Unitarian's First 193 Years," by Rev. Joel Miller.  Suzy Farrell, worship associate.

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UU101

January 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

New to First Unitarian? Interested in getting more involved? UU101 answers your questions and more. This one-time session provides a brief overview of UU beliefs and church activities – a great way to find “your place” at First Unitarian. Children welcome. No fee, no pre-registration necessary. Contact Shannan Foos, Membership Coordinator, for additional information.

Find out more »

Vipassana Meditation

January 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Vipassana, from the Buddhist tradition, is a simple form of mindfulness and breath awareness. You need not be familiar with Buddhism or sit on the floor! Benches, bolsters, and pillows are provided. Participants take part in a 40-minute meditation that may involve sitting and/or walking. This is followed by a closing and then a time for discussion. All are welcome.  For additional information, contact Gail Wilder, ggcitygirl2251@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Introduction to Buddhism

January 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

First Unitarian Buddhist Fellowship is a growing practice community that welcomes people of all faith traditions. Unitarian Universalist (UU) experience with Buddhism has a long history that is rich and varied. Both traditions honor the beliefs people hold based on their own experiences and understandings. In neither tradition will anyone tell you what you ought to believe. Lama Surya Das writes about our shared values in Buddhist Voices in Unitarian Universalism. For information or to become involved Contact: John Solberg at johncsolberg@gmail.com or Gail Wilder at ggcitygirl2251@gmail.com.

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Deepening Meditation

January 24 @ 1:30 am - 2:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30am on Wednesday, repeating until February 14, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation and Mindfulness with Jan Cook, MS Ed. Deepening meditation is for those who want longer practice sessions and quiet guided introspection in community with others. To register or inquire contact Carolyn: livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Beginning Meditation

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 14, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation and mindfulness with Jan Cook, MS Ed. For those who want to explore meditation for the first time, or return with beginner’s mind. To register or inquire contact Carolyn at livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Tai Chi for Beginners

January 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

Find out more »

Buddhism Study Group

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Weekly meetings involve a brief check-in, meditation, and study of Buddhist philosophy and practice. The bulk of the meeting is devoted to a detailed discussion based on a Buddhist book chosen by the group. Discussion often involves personal life reflections. The group spends about two months studying one Buddhist book. Please contact Hugh Mitchell at goshawk@frontiernet.net for more information.

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Writers Group

January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Writing along with the monthly worship theme, we deepen our spiritual lives and connection to each other. You need not be a professional writer. You just need to enjoy writing and listening to others’ writing. All styles are encouraged (poetry, diary entries, meditations, short prose). Contact: Martin Fass watchstop@frontiernet.net

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UU Writers

January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Writing along with the monthly worship theme, we deepen our spiritual lives and connection to each other. In this committed group, you need not be a professional writer. You just need to enjoy writing and listening to others’ writing. All styles are encouraged (poetry, diary entries, meditations, short prose). Contact: Martin Fass watchstop@frontiernet.net

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Ongoing Meditation – Living the Dharma

January 25 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:45pm on Thursday, repeating until February 15, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation & Mindfulness with Jan Cook MS Ed. A meditation community for non-sectarian Buddhist practice and application. 30 minute sittings, Dharma Talk and discussion. To register or inquire contact Carolyn: livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Qi Gong

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

This old gentle Chinese practice has great benefits for your health. It is for anyone who hopes for healthier and more active years ahead. Even people who are not athletic or who have some disabilities can gain from it. All are welcome. Fridays: 10:00-11:00am Newcomers, please come at 9:45am for Orientation. Cost is $10 per class (no one turned away for lack of funds). Contact: Carmen Ramos 1-585-576-5435

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Immigration & Refugee Task Force Presentation

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Details to follow. Questions? Contact Paul Minor: minorarch@aol.com

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Intermediate Tai Chi

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

Find out more »

Tai Chi for Beginners

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

Find out more »

Worship Service

January 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Rev. Kristen Harper. Music by Orange Sky.

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Worship Service

January 28 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Rev. Kristen Harper.

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Vipassana Meditation

January 29 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Vipassana, from the Buddhist tradition, is a simple form of mindfulness and breath awareness. You need not be familiar with Buddhism or sit on the floor! Benches, bolsters, and pillows are provided. Participants take part in a 40-minute meditation that may involve sitting and/or walking. This is followed by a closing and then a time for discussion. All are welcome.  For additional information, contact Gail Wilder, ggcitygirl2251@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Introduction to Buddhism

January 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

First Unitarian Buddhist Fellowship is a growing practice community that welcomes people of all faith traditions. Unitarian Universalist (UU) experience with Buddhism has a long history that is rich and varied. Both traditions honor the beliefs people hold based on their own experiences and understandings. In neither tradition will anyone tell you what you ought to believe. Lama Surya Das writes about our shared values in Buddhist Voices in Unitarian Universalism. For information or to become involved Contact: John Solberg at johncsolberg@gmail.com or Gail Wilder at ggcitygirl2251@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Deepening Meditation

January 31 @ 1:30 am - 2:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30am on Wednesday, repeating until February 14, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation and Mindfulness with Jan Cook, MS Ed. Deepening meditation is for those who want longer practice sessions and quiet guided introspection in community with others. To register or inquire contact Carolyn: livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Beginning Meditation

January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 14, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation and mindfulness with Jan Cook, MS Ed. For those who want to explore meditation for the first time, or return with beginner’s mind. To register or inquire contact Carolyn at livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Tai Chi for Beginners

January 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

Find out more »
February 2018

Buddhism Study Group

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Weekly meetings involve a brief check-in, meditation, and study of Buddhist philosophy and practice. The bulk of the meeting is devoted to a detailed discussion based on a Buddhist book chosen by the group. Discussion often involves personal life reflections. The group spends about two months studying one Buddhist book. Please contact Hugh Mitchell at goshawk@frontiernet.net for more information.

Find out more »

Ongoing Meditation – Living the Dharma

February 1 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:45pm on Thursday, repeating until February 15, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation & Mindfulness with Jan Cook MS Ed. A meditation community for non-sectarian Buddhist practice and application. 30 minute sittings, Dharma Talk and discussion. To register or inquire contact Carolyn: livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Qi Gong

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

This old gentle Chinese practice has great benefits for your health. It is for anyone who hopes for healthier and more active years ahead. Even people who are not athletic or who have some disabilities can gain from it. All are welcome. Fridays: 10:00-11:00am Newcomers, please come at 9:45am for Orientation. Cost is $10 per class (no one turned away for lack of funds). Contact: Carmen Ramos 1-585-576-5435

Find out more »

Immigration and Refugee Task Force Meeting

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

For additional information, contact Paul Minor at minorarch@aol.com.  

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Intermediate Tai Chi

February 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

Find out more »

Tai Chi for Beginners

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

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Cafe Veritas

February 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Information can be found at www.cafeveritas.org, or visit the Cafe Veritas Facebook page. To purchase tickets, visit here. Contact: Jackie Lange events@cafeveritas.org

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Worship Service

February 4 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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UU201

February 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on February 4, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on March 4, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on January 14, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on February 4, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on March 4, 2018 at 12:30pm

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Interested in becoming a member? Wondering how you decide if you are ready for the Step to Membership or what “joining” involves? UU201 offers the information you need to discern whether you are ready to make the commitment of membership. Contact Shannan Foos, Membership Coordinator, for additional information.

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Worship Service

February 4 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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UU201

February 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 4, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on March 4, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on January 14, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on February 4, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on March 4, 2018 at 12:30pm

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Interested in becoming a member? Wondering how you decide if you are ready for the Step to Membership or what “joining” involves? UU201 offers the information you need to discern whether you are ready to make the commitment of membership. Contact Shannan Foos, Membership Coordinator, for additional information.

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Environmental Task Force Meeting

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

This Task Force endeavors to educate the congregation on environmentally responsible activities, such as switching to renewable power, driving hybrid or electric vehicles, eating less beef/pork, and basically reducing consumption, reusing and recycling. We also advocate for legislation to reduce global warming. Contact: John Keevert jkeev@frontiernet.net

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Vipassana Meditation

February 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Vipassana, from the Buddhist tradition, is a simple form of mindfulness and breath awareness. You need not be familiar with Buddhism or sit on the floor! Benches, bolsters, and pillows are provided. Participants take part in a 40-minute meditation that may involve sitting and/or walking. This is followed by a closing and then a time for discussion. All are welcome.  For additional information, contact Gail Wilder, ggcitygirl2251@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Introduction to Buddhism

February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

First Unitarian Buddhist Fellowship is a growing practice community that welcomes people of all faith traditions. Unitarian Universalist (UU) experience with Buddhism has a long history that is rich and varied. Both traditions honor the beliefs people hold based on their own experiences and understandings. In neither tradition will anyone tell you what you ought to believe. Lama Surya Das writes about our shared values in Buddhist Voices in Unitarian Universalism. For information or to become involved Contact: John Solberg at johncsolberg@gmail.com or Gail Wilder at ggcitygirl2251@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Deepening Meditation

February 7 @ 1:30 am - 2:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30am on Wednesday, repeating until February 14, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation and Mindfulness with Jan Cook, MS Ed. Deepening meditation is for those who want longer practice sessions and quiet guided introspection in community with others. To register or inquire contact Carolyn: livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

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Wednesday Morning Book Club

February 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

First Wednesdays of the month. Members discuss fiction and nonfiction books chosen by volunteer presenters.  A great source of community and intellectual stimulation. All are invited. February's book selection is "The Known World," by Edward P. Jones. Contact: Joyce Henzel joycehenzel@gmail.com 

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Beginning Meditation

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 14, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation and mindfulness with Jan Cook, MS Ed. For those who want to explore meditation for the first time, or return with beginner’s mind. To register or inquire contact Carolyn at livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Tai Chi for Beginners

February 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

Find out more »

Buddhism Study Group

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Weekly meetings involve a brief check-in, meditation, and study of Buddhist philosophy and practice. The bulk of the meeting is devoted to a detailed discussion based on a Buddhist book chosen by the group. Discussion often involves personal life reflections. The group spends about two months studying one Buddhist book. Please contact Hugh Mitchell at goshawk@frontiernet.net for more information.

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Aging Gratefully

February 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 14, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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Ongoing Meditation – Living the Dharma

February 8 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:45pm on Thursday, repeating until February 15, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation & Mindfulness with Jan Cook MS Ed. A meditation community for non-sectarian Buddhist practice and application. 30 minute sittings, Dharma Talk and discussion. To register or inquire contact Carolyn: livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

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Qi Gong

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

This old gentle Chinese practice has great benefits for your health. It is for anyone who hopes for healthier and more active years ahead. Even people who are not athletic or who have some disabilities can gain from it. All are welcome. Fridays: 10:00-11:00am Newcomers, please come at 9:45am for Orientation. Cost is $10 per class (no one turned away for lack of funds). Contact: Carmen Ramos 1-585-576-5435

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LAVA

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

LAVA (Literature and Visual Arts) reads and discusses nine books per year. Our selections include fiction and nonfiction, with an emphasis on literary fiction. We visit a coffee shop after each meeting and enjoy occasional outings. Our schedule is at www.frontiernet.net/~wrfugate/lava. Contact: Bill Fugate wrfugate@frontiernet.net 585-381-5393

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Intermediate Tai Chi

February 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

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Tai Chi for Beginners

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

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Soul Assembly with Orange Sky

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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Worship Service

February 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

"Eros and Transgression," by Rev. Joel Miller.

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Our Common Life

February 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on February 11, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on March 25, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on March 25, 2018 at 12:30pm

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Our Common Life:  Being Part of a UU Community as Parents Learn more about what is involved in being part of a UU congregation, specifically as a parent. Sheila Schuh, Director or Religious Education, and Shannan Foos, Membership Coordinator, will team up to provide an overview of membership, programs, expectations, and common misconceptions! Children are welcome. Please contact Shannan at membership@rochesterunitarian.org if you are interested in attending. Drop ins also welcome!

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Worship Service

February 11 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

"Eros and Transgression," by Rev. Joel Miller.

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Our Common Life

February 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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One event on February 11, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on March 25, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on March 25, 2018 at 12:30pm

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Our Common Life:  Being Part of a UU Community as Parents Learn more about what is involved in being part of a UU congregation, specifically as a parent. Sheila Schuh, Director or Religious Education, and Shannan Foos, Membership Coordinator, will team up to provide an overview of membership, programs, expectations, and common misconceptions! Children are welcome. Please contact Shannan at membership@rochesterunitarian.org if you are interested in attending. Drop ins also welcome!

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Vipassana Meditation

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Vipassana, from the Buddhist tradition, is a simple form of mindfulness and breath awareness. You need not be familiar with Buddhism or sit on the floor! Benches, bolsters, and pillows are provided. Participants take part in a 40-minute meditation that may involve sitting and/or walking. This is followed by a closing and then a time for discussion. All are welcome.  For additional information, contact Gail Wilder, ggcitygirl2251@gmail.com.

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Introduction to Buddhism

February 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

First Unitarian Buddhist Fellowship is a growing practice community that welcomes people of all faith traditions. Unitarian Universalist (UU) experience with Buddhism has a long history that is rich and varied. Both traditions honor the beliefs people hold based on their own experiences and understandings. In neither tradition will anyone tell you what you ought to believe. Lama Surya Das writes about our shared values in Buddhist Voices in Unitarian Universalism. For information or to become involved Contact: John Solberg at johncsolberg@gmail.com or Gail Wilder at ggcitygirl2251@gmail.com.

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Board of Trustees Meeting

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 12, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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Deepening Meditation

February 14 @ 1:30 am - 2:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30am on Wednesday, repeating until February 14, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation and Mindfulness with Jan Cook, MS Ed. Deepening meditation is for those who want longer practice sessions and quiet guided introspection in community with others. To register or inquire contact Carolyn: livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

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Beginning Meditation

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 14, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation and mindfulness with Jan Cook, MS Ed. For those who want to explore meditation for the first time, or return with beginner’s mind. To register or inquire contact Carolyn at livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

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Currents Discussion Group

February 14 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:15pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

This monthly group discusses magazine articles about cultural and political “currents” and hot topics, selected by the group. This is a drop-in group. To get on the email distribution list and receive the articles prior to the meeting, email Gary at gpudup@gmail.com or Sue at srcalnek@aol.com.

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Tai Chi for Beginners

February 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

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Tarot Journey Group

February 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

We explore the monthly worship themes and bring the wisdom and imagery of Tarot to our topics. No previous Tarot experience necessary. Bring Tarot cards if you have them. Contact: Jenna Bernardi JBern929@aol.com 585-256-3249

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UUs Reading Non-Fiction

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

2nd Wednesdays: 7:00-8:30pm, October-June If you enjoy reading Non-fiction, we have great discussions! Drop-ins are welcome. Contact: Audrey Perry auperry066@gmail.com 585-244-4013

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Buddhism Study Group

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Weekly meetings involve a brief check-in, meditation, and study of Buddhist philosophy and practice. The bulk of the meeting is devoted to a detailed discussion based on a Buddhist book chosen by the group. Discussion often involves personal life reflections. The group spends about two months studying one Buddhist book. Please contact Hugh Mitchell at goshawk@frontiernet.net for more information.

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Ongoing Meditation – Living the Dharma

February 15 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:45pm on Thursday, repeating until February 15, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Meditation & Mindfulness with Jan Cook MS Ed. A meditation community for non-sectarian Buddhist practice and application. 30 minute sittings, Dharma Talk and discussion. To register or inquire contact Carolyn: livingandworkingwell.info@gmail.com.

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Qi Gong

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

This old gentle Chinese practice has great benefits for your health. It is for anyone who hopes for healthier and more active years ahead. Even people who are not athletic or who have some disabilities can gain from it. All are welcome. Fridays: 10:00-11:00am Newcomers, please come at 9:45am for Orientation. Cost is $10 per class (no one turned away for lack of funds). Contact: Carmen Ramos 1-585-576-5435

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Intermediate Tai Chi

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

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Tai Chi for Beginners

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

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Worship Service

February 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

"Soul Spaces," by Rev. Joel Miller

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UU101

February 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2018

One event on December 3, 2017 at 10:30am

One event on December 31, 2017 at 10:30am

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

New to First Unitarian? Interested in getting more involved? UU101 answers your questions and more. This one-time session provides a brief overview of UU beliefs and church activities – a great way to find “your place” at First Unitarian. Children welcome. No fee, no pre-registration necessary. Contact Shannan Foos, Membership Coordinator, for additional information.

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Worship Service

February 18 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

"Soul Spaces," by Rev. Joel Miller

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UU101

February 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2018

One event on December 3, 2017 at 12:30pm

One event on December 31, 2017 at 12:30pm

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

New to First Unitarian? Interested in getting more involved? UU101 answers your questions and more. This one-time session provides a brief overview of UU beliefs and church activities – a great way to find “your place” at First Unitarian. Children welcome. No fee, no pre-registration necessary. Contact Shannan Foos, Membership Coordinator, for additional information.

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Vipassana Meditation

February 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Vipassana, from the Buddhist tradition, is a simple form of mindfulness and breath awareness. You need not be familiar with Buddhism or sit on the floor! Benches, bolsters, and pillows are provided. Participants take part in a 40-minute meditation that may involve sitting and/or walking. This is followed by a closing and then a time for discussion. All are welcome.  For additional information, contact Gail Wilder, ggcitygirl2251@gmail.com.

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Introduction to Buddhism

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

First Unitarian Buddhist Fellowship is a growing practice community that welcomes people of all faith traditions. Unitarian Universalist (UU) experience with Buddhism has a long history that is rich and varied. Both traditions honor the beliefs people hold based on their own experiences and understandings. In neither tradition will anyone tell you what you ought to believe. Lama Surya Das writes about our shared values in Buddhist Voices in Unitarian Universalism. For information or to become involved Contact: John Solberg at johncsolberg@gmail.com or Gail Wilder at ggcitygirl2251@gmail.com.

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Tai Chi for Beginners

February 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

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Buddhism Study Group

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Weekly meetings involve a brief check-in, meditation, and study of Buddhist philosophy and practice. The bulk of the meeting is devoted to a detailed discussion based on a Buddhist book chosen by the group. Discussion often involves personal life reflections. The group spends about two months studying one Buddhist book. Please contact Hugh Mitchell at goshawk@frontiernet.net for more information.

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Writers Group

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Writing along with the monthly worship theme, we deepen our spiritual lives and connection to each other. You need not be a professional writer. You just need to enjoy writing and listening to others’ writing. All styles are encouraged (poetry, diary entries, meditations, short prose). Contact: Martin Fass watchstop@frontiernet.net

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UU Writers

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Writing along with the monthly worship theme, we deepen our spiritual lives and connection to each other. In this committed group, you need not be a professional writer. You just need to enjoy writing and listening to others’ writing. All styles are encouraged (poetry, diary entries, meditations, short prose). Contact: Martin Fass watchstop@frontiernet.net

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Qi Gong

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

This old gentle Chinese practice has great benefits for your health. It is for anyone who hopes for healthier and more active years ahead. Even people who are not athletic or who have some disabilities can gain from it. All are welcome. Fridays: 10:00-11:00am Newcomers, please come at 9:45am for Orientation. Cost is $10 per class (no one turned away for lack of funds). Contact: Carmen Ramos 1-585-576-5435

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Intermediate Tai Chi

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

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Tai Chi for Beginners

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

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Worship Service

February 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Rev. Tina Simson and Orange Sky

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Worship Service

February 25 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Rev. Tina Simson and Orange Sky

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Vipassana Meditation

February 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Vipassana, from the Buddhist tradition, is a simple form of mindfulness and breath awareness. You need not be familiar with Buddhism or sit on the floor! Benches, bolsters, and pillows are provided. Participants take part in a 40-minute meditation that may involve sitting and/or walking. This is followed by a closing and then a time for discussion. All are welcome.  For additional information, contact Gail Wilder, ggcitygirl2251@gmail.com.

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Introduction to Buddhism

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

First Unitarian Buddhist Fellowship is a growing practice community that welcomes people of all faith traditions. Unitarian Universalist (UU) experience with Buddhism has a long history that is rich and varied. Both traditions honor the beliefs people hold based on their own experiences and understandings. In neither tradition will anyone tell you what you ought to believe. Lama Surya Das writes about our shared values in Buddhist Voices in Unitarian Universalism. For information or to become involved Contact: John Solberg at johncsolberg@gmail.com or Gail Wilder at ggcitygirl2251@gmail.com.

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Tai Chi for Beginners

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

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March 2018

Buddhism Study Group

March 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Weekly meetings involve a brief check-in, meditation, and study of Buddhist philosophy and practice. The bulk of the meeting is devoted to a detailed discussion based on a Buddhist book chosen by the group. Discussion often involves personal life reflections. The group spends about two months studying one Buddhist book. Please contact Hugh Mitchell at goshawk@frontiernet.net for more information.

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Qi Gong

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

This old gentle Chinese practice has great benefits for your health. It is for anyone who hopes for healthier and more active years ahead. Even people who are not athletic or who have some disabilities can gain from it. All are welcome. Fridays: 10:00-11:00am Newcomers, please come at 9:45am for Orientation. Cost is $10 per class (no one turned away for lack of funds). Contact: Carmen Ramos 1-585-576-5435

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Immigration and Refugee Task Force Meeting

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2018

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

For additional information, contact Paul Minor at minorarch@aol.com.  

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Intermediate Tai Chi

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that is a physical embodiment of the ideas in Lao-tzu’s (Laozi’s) Tao Te Ching (Daodejing). The smooth movements improve balance and relax the muscles in order to allow freer movement of the fundamental energy Ch’i (qi). The meditative aspect of the practice arises in repetition of familiar movements that calm and clear the mind. Tim Farnum teaches the 37-posture Yang-style short form of tai chi. There is no fee beyond investing time to…

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