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!
Introduction to the September Theme “Open Hearts”
Reverend Kee will introduce September’s worship theme “Open Hearts” (Elements of Covenant Series). As part of the UU Casper “Care N Share” program, this is a “Share the Plate” Sunday benefiting Platte River Trails. Childcare and youth programming are available during the service. The service will be followed by the annual UU Casper End-of-Summer picnic! UU Casper will provide a main course, and those who wish to may bring a side, salad, or dessert. Everyone is welcome!
Annual Water Communion Service
Waters of adventure, waters of peace, waters of joy, waters of struggle, waters of hope.Those who wish to are asked to bring water from (or symbolizing) a special place they have visited during their recent physical or spiritual journeys. The water will be poured into a common bowl to symbolize diversity and unity, and to celebrate coming together in a sharing, loving community. The RE kids will stay in for this service. Childcare is available during the service. Everyone is welcome!
Saturday Earth-Centered Service at Crimson Dawn: Mabon – The Second Harvest
Self-guided museum tours and hiking at 4 pm, potluck at 5 pm, and meditation/devotional activity at 6 pm. Following on our Lughnasadh celebration, the first harvest festival in the sabbat calendar, we will continue to celebrate the themes of harvest and dive deeper into the esoteric and personal meanings of harvesting in our lives and community. Please remember to bring water and jackets, and blankets are recommended to cover the log benches at the Theater. Everyone is welcome, including well-behaved and leashed pets. Those who wish to may bring a covered dish to share at the potluck dinner.