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

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November 2017

Vipassana Meditation

November 20 @ 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

November 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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Tai Chi for Beginners

November 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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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Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

First Unitarian Church is the host site this year, for this long-standing Thanksgiving tradition, which began in 1874 by First Unitarian Church of Rochester and Temple B'rith Kodesh. The purpose of the hour long service is to bring folks of multiple faiths together in celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday while honoring and experiencing the other religions in the community.

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Thanksgiving Dinner

November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States

More details coming soon. If interested in helping to plan, please contact Fritz Lange.

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Qi Gong

November 24 @ 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

November 25 @ 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

November 25 @ 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

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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Vipassana Meditation

November 27 @ 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

November 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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Beginning Meditation

November 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

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

Three times a year, ordained Dharma Teacher Jan Cook offers classes and practice sessions, for our growing meditation practice community. She is ordained in a Tibetan lineage, but embraces all paths as foundation for her teaching. Jan offers Beginning, Deepening and Ongoing Meditation classes. For more information, click here.

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Deepening Meditation

November 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

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

Three times a year, ordained Dharma Teacher Jan Cook offers classes and practice sessions, for our growing meditation practice community. She is ordained in a Tibetan lineage, but embraces all paths as foundation for her teaching. Jan offers Beginning, Deepening and Ongoing Meditation classes. For more information, click here.

Find out more »

Tai Chi for Beginners

November 29 @ 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

November 30 @ 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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Writers Group

November 30 @ 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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Ongoing Meditation: Living the Dharma

November 30 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:45pm on Thursday, repeating until December 28, 2017

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

For those wanting ongoing practice, teachings and a supportive circle. Focus on integrating practice and its benefits into everyday life. For more information, click here.

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December 2017

Qi Gong

December 1 @ 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

December 2 @ 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

December 2 @ 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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Cafe Veritas

December 2 @ 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

December 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until December 10, 2017

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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UU101

December 3 @ 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

December 3 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Sunday, repeating until December 10, 2017

First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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UU101

December 3 @ 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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Environmental Task Force: Project Drawdown

December 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on November 12, 2017 at 6:30pm

One event on December 3, 2017 at 6:30pm

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

Our Environmental Task Force along with Pachamama Alliance are offering an extensive 4-session series to enable you to go more deeply into the solutions we need to pursue to bring down the global greenhouse gas concentration.  It started Sunday, October 29, and continues on three additional Sundays, November 5, 12, and December 3.  For more information, contact John Keevert at jkeev@frontiernet.net.

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Vipassana Meditation

December 4 @ 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

December 5 @ 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
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Beginning Meditation

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

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

Three times a year, ordained Dharma Teacher Jan Cook offers classes and practice sessions, for our growing meditation practice community. She is ordained in a Tibetan lineage, but embraces all paths as foundation for her teaching. Jan offers Beginning, Deepening and Ongoing Meditation classes. For more information, click here.

Find out more »

Deepening Meditation

December 6 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

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

Three times a year, ordained Dharma Teacher Jan Cook offers classes and practice sessions, for our growing meditation practice community. She is ordained in a Tibetan lineage, but embraces all paths as foundation for her teaching. Jan offers Beginning, Deepening and Ongoing Meditation classes. For more information, click here.

Find out more »

Tai Chi for Beginners

December 6 @ 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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Buddhism Study Group

December 7 @ 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

December 7 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:45pm on Thursday, repeating until December 28, 2017

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

For those wanting ongoing practice, teachings and a supportive circle. Focus on integrating practice and its benefits into everyday life. For more information, click here.

Find out more »

Qi Gong

December 8 @ 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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LAVA

December 8 @ 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

December 9 @ 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

December 9 @ 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

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 7, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on November 18, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on December 9, 2017 at 7:00pm

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

Join house band Orange Sky for the kick-off of Soul Assembly, our new monthly celebration of music and arts, where our core mission is "Joy as Resistance." Come ready to sing, dance and socialize!

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Greater Good Worship Service

December 10 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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Our Common Life

December 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on December 10, 2017 at 12:30pm

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

Our Common Life is a class to learn more about what is involved in being part of a UU congregation, specifically as a parent.  Sheila Schuh, Director of 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.

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Greater Good Worship Service

December 10 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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Our Common Life

December 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on December 10, 2017 at 12:30pm

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

Our Common Life is a class to learn more about what is involved in being part of a UU congregation, specifically as a parent.  Sheila Schuh, Director of 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.

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Vipassana Meditation

December 11 @ 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.

Find out more »

Introduction to Buddhism

December 12 @ 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
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Board of Trustees Meeting

December 12 @ 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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Beginning Meditation

December 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

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

Three times a year, ordained Dharma Teacher Jan Cook offers classes and practice sessions, for our growing meditation practice community. She is ordained in a Tibetan lineage, but embraces all paths as foundation for her teaching. Jan offers Beginning, Deepening and Ongoing Meditation classes. For more information, click here.

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Currents Discussion Group

December 13 @ 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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Deepening Meditation

December 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

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

Three times a year, ordained Dharma Teacher Jan Cook offers classes and practice sessions, for our growing meditation practice community. She is ordained in a Tibetan lineage, but embraces all paths as foundation for her teaching. Jan offers Beginning, Deepening and Ongoing Meditation classes. For more information, click here.

Find out more »

Tai Chi for Beginners

December 13 @ 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

December 13 @ 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

December 13 @ 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

December 14 @ 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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Aging Gratefully

December 14 @ 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

December 14 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:45pm on Thursday, repeating until December 28, 2017

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

For those wanting ongoing practice, teachings and a supportive circle. Focus on integrating practice and its benefits into everyday life. For more information, click here.

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Qi Gong

December 15 @ 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

December 16 @ 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

December 16 @ 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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Solstice Service

December 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on December 16, 2017 at 7:30pm

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

December 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 16, 2017 at 7:30pm

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

December 18 @ 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

December 19 @ 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
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Beginning Meditation

December 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

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

Three times a year, ordained Dharma Teacher Jan Cook offers classes and practice sessions, for our growing meditation practice community. She is ordained in a Tibetan lineage, but embraces all paths as foundation for her teaching. Jan offers Beginning, Deepening and Ongoing Meditation classes. For more information, click here.

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Deepening Meditation

December 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

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

Three times a year, ordained Dharma Teacher Jan Cook offers classes and practice sessions, for our growing meditation practice community. She is ordained in a Tibetan lineage, but embraces all paths as foundation for her teaching. Jan offers Beginning, Deepening and Ongoing Meditation classes. For more information, click here.

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Tai Chi for Beginners

December 20 @ 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

December 21 @ 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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Writers Group

December 21 @ 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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Ongoing Meditation: Living the Dharma

December 21 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:45pm on Thursday, repeating until December 28, 2017

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

For those wanting ongoing practice, teachings and a supportive circle. Focus on integrating practice and its benefits into everyday life. For more information, click here.

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Qi Gong

December 22 @ 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

December 23 @ 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

December 23 @ 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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Christmas Eve Service

December 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on December 24, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on December 24, 2017 at 9:30pm

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

December 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on December 24, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on December 24, 2017 at 9:30pm

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

December 24 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on December 24, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on December 24, 2017 at 9:30pm

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

December 26 @ 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
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Tai Chi for Beginners

December 27 @ 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

December 28 @ 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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UU Writers

December 28 @ 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

December 28 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:45pm on Thursday, repeating until December 28, 2017

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

For those wanting ongoing practice, teachings and a supportive circle. Focus on integrating practice and its benefits into everyday life. For more information, click here.

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Qi Gong

December 29 @ 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

December 30 @ 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

December 30 @ 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

December 31 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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UU101

December 31 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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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January 2018

Vipassana Meditation

January 1, 2018 @ 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

January 2, 2018 @ 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
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Tai Chi for Beginners

January 3, 2018 @ 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 4, 2018 @ 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

January 5, 2018 @ 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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Intermediate Tai Chi

January 6, 2018 @ 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

January 6, 2018 @ 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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Cafe Veritas

January 6, 2018 @ 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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UU101

January 7, 2018 @ 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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UU101

January 7, 2018 @ 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

January 8, 2018 @ 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

January 9, 2018 @ 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
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Board of Trustees Meeting

January 9, 2018 @ 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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Currents Discussion Group

January 10, 2018 @ 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

January 10, 2018 @ 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

January 10, 2018 @ 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

January 10, 2018 @ 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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