Upcoming Sermons

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June 25, 2017

Pastor Jaime Bouzard, Christ Chapel

"Sacred Texts"

Most religious traditions have sacred texts or stories, ones held in reverence and transmitted through generations as normative for a tradition's life. The Torah holds that place in Judaism, the New Testament for Christians, the Vedas for Hinduism and so on. What makes a text sacred? Why are some sacred and others not? What texts are sacred in your own life? These are the questions we'll explore in this Sunday's sermon.

 
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July 2, 2017 

Rev. Scottie McIntyre Johnson

"Toward a True Patriotism"

Liberals and progressives have always been justifiably wary of an uncritical “my country right or wrong” kind of patriotism. But, could it be that our reluctance to “wave the flag” has actually contributed to the rise of the radical right? During these unsettled and unsettling times, it is more important than ever for every citizen of our nation to engage in a true form of patriotism that works for a country “with liberty and justice for all”. Two days before Independence Day, come to church to think about this, sing some patriotic songs, and wave the flag!

 

Wednesday, June 21: Sewing Guild

10:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. @ Ann Allen’s home in Martindale. Contact: Ann Allen (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Wednesday, June 21: WUUHOO's Summer Solstice Gathering

6:30 P.M. @ Laura and Marc Haygood's home in Wimberley. Bring a dish to share and beverages of your choice. All are welcome! Contact: Laura Haygood (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Friday, June 23: Summer Dialogues on Activism

LBJ Museum, 131 N. Guadalupe in San Marcos – 8:30 A.M Coffee - 9:00 A.M. “Sanctuary and Refugees” - 10:45 A.M. “Fight for $15” – Karl & Karen Brown will be on the 9:00 panel. Contact: Jeff Helgeson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

* Adult Religious Exploration is taking a break for the summer. Watch this space for updates


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A great way to get involved at SMUUF is by joining a Hospitality Team. For one month approximately every 7 months, each team provides the refreshments for the SMUUF service, sets up the building, and cleans everything up afterward. Then on the last Wednesday of that month, the team prepares and serves dinner for diners at the Southside Community Center. It's a wonderful way to meet other SMUUF members and get right into service with us. You may click here to download a copy of the Hospitality Team duties. For information about how to join, contact Lisa Cradit at (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or call 512-393-9054.


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  1. If your bank has bill pay, you can set up an automatic monthly check to SMUUF directly from your bank. It's simple, and it costs you and SMUUF nothing, it should be a free service if offered by your bank.
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  3. You can authorize a regular charge on a credit card that SMUUF can process.

Click here to download the authorization form, then return the completed form to our Treasurer, Judy Telford or our minister.

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