Speaker: Laura Gossman

Online Sunday Service: The Blessings of Animals

Join as we celebrate the blessings animals bring to our lives: the beloved pets in our homes as well as the animals we find in our neighborhoods and Wyoming’s wild spaces. The UU congregations in Laramie and Casper are collaborating on Sunday services. Click on “Attend an Online Service” on the uucasper.org main menu for information about how to join the service on Zoom. Everyone is welcome!

Remembering Viola Liuzzo

UU civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo answered Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s call to Selma to march for voting rights, and was killed by KKK members on March 25, 1965. What does her story teach us about racism and sexism in America? We will continue collecting food donations for Food For Thought throughout the month, and also be collecting tootbrushes and travel size toothpaste for the January 24th Project Homeless Connect event. Youth programming and childcare are available, and conversation and refreshments follow the service. Everyone is welcome!

Poetry in Winter

Robert Frost said “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” Everyone is invited to bring a favorite poem to share – your own or a poem from a favorite poet. We’ll also be collecting food donations for Food For Thought. Youth programming and childcare are available, and conversation and refreshments follow the service. Everyone is welcome!

Yuletide Traditions: Ancient Roots, Modern Relevance

We’ll explore the history of yuletide traditions, how yule is celebrated across many religions, and the joy and meaning that yule traditions and stories hold for us our modern times. As part of our holiday “Love Notes and Cookies” project, Cyndia Caravaggio will lead a Love Notes writing opportunity during and after the service. We’ll also be collecting food donations for Food For Thought. Youth programming and childcare are available, and conversation and refreshments follow the service. Everyone is welcome!

Celebrating the Legacy of James Reeb – Compassion in Action

Come hear the story of UU minister Reverend James Reeb, who grew up in Casper and was tragically killed in 1965 in Selma, Alabama, while protesting in support of voting rights. Let’s also celebrate the completion of the downtown Casper James Reeb Memorial Mural and honor the people whose vision and hard work made it a reality. Youth programming is available, and conversation and refreshments follow the service. Everyone is welcome!

Poetry in Summer

Thomas Hardy said “Poetry is emotion put into measure.” Everyone is encouraged to bring a favorite poem to share – your own or a poem from a favorite poet. Childcare and youth programming are available during the service, and refreshments and conversation follow. Everyone is welcome!

How Shall We Be Together? Exploring Covenant

Covenant is the silk that joins UU congregations, communities, and individuals together in a web of interconnection – among themselves and the greater world. “The practice of promising to walk together is the precious core of our creedless faith” (uua.org). We join in community not … read more.

Rev. Pearson’s Spiritual Path to Universalism

Pentecostal Bishop Carlton Pearson’s conversion to Universalism cost him almost everything, but his faith remained strong. We’ll share his journey, recently documented on the “This American Life” podcast and in the Netflix movie “Come Sunday.” Service leader Laura Gossman. A youth RE program and childcare are available during the service, and refreshments and conversation follow. Everyone is welcome!