finding yourself at eruuf We invite each person who arrives at ERUUF to embark on pathways of spiritual growth and engagement in our liberal progressive faith.

The Finding Yourself At ERUUF courses are designed to support your commitment to personal and spiritual growth, while also deepening your understanding of our UU faith and the values we hold as a covenantal community. Throughout the process, you’ll likely find that your relationships at ERUUF will become stronger as well.

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Connect

 

The Inquirers Series covers basics about the values, culture and ministries of the Fellowship.

Engage

 

Members can begin their journey with courses designed to support a commitment to personal and spiritual growth.

Transform

 

Leaders and stewards of the congregation choose and offer courses that support the growth of their UU identity.

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  • The Inquirers Series is offered each Sunday morning to welcome and inform visitors and friends about ERUUF. Members are welcome as well. You will converse with ministers, staff, and lay leaders as you learn about ERUUF’s values, culture and ministries, along with basics about Unitarian Universalism. Eight topics are covered, one per session, and then repeated throughout the year.

  • Roots

    Roots

    Roots is a brief introduction to Unitarian Universalist ideas and history. This 90-minute single session course takes place on a Wednesday evening once in the Fall, Spring and Summer.

    To register, see upcoming classes at the calendar below. 

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  • Beyond Inquirers

    Beyond Inquirers

    Beyond Inquirers is a 4-session course that goes deeper in addressing commonly asked questions among new members. It takes place once in the Fall, Spring, and Summer.

    1. What Do UUs Believe?
    2. Is This a New Religion?
    3. How Do We ‘Do Church’?
    4. How Do We Live Our Values?

    To register, see upcoming classes at the calendar below. 

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  • Spiritual Practice

    Spiritual Practice

    Spiritual Practice is a 12-session series that helps participants develop regular disciplines of the spirit – practices that help us connect with the sacred. Spiritual Practice affirms religious diversity while seeking unity in our communal quest for meaning and wholeness. Each session offers a forum for learning, sharing, and growth that can enrich our personal faith journeys.

    1. Defining Spiritual Practice
    2. Finding Your Spiritual Practice
    3. Keeping Sabbath
    4. Prayer
    5. Meditation
    6. Mindful Walking & Eating
    7. Worship & Ritual
    8. Discernment & Devotional Reading
    9. Hospitality & Belonging
    10. Work & Service
    11. Retreat
    12. Life As Spiritual Practice

    To register, see upcoming classes at the calendar below.

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  • UU Elevator Speech

    UU Elevator Speech

    UU Elevator Speech is a 3-session course that guides participants in developing a short statement about our Unitarian Universalist faith. It is called an “elevator speech” because, on an elevator ride when someone asks, “What is Unitarian Universalism?” you only have a short time to make a meaningful statement!

    1. It’s Not a Credo
    2. Writing Your Elevator Speech
    3. Sharing Your Elevator Speech

    To register, see upcoming classes at the calendar below.

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  • UU Theology

    UU Theology

    UU Theology is a 6-session introduction to theological concepts through a Unitarian Universalist lens. Each session asks: What does our Unitarian Universalist tradition teach about this theological concept, and how does that help me clarify and act on my own beliefs? UU Theology is designed for those who have attended some or all of the following: Inquirers Series, Roots, Beyond Inquirers, Spiritual Practice, UU History 101, and UU Elevator Speech. You are encouraged to participate in UU Theology as a series, attending all the sessions, in order to get the most out of the course.

    1. What Is Theology?
    2. What Are God & Spirit?
    3. What Is Our Purpose?
    4. Who Are We?
    5. What Are Our Sources?
    6. What Saves Us?

    To register, see upcoming classes at the calendar below. 

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  • Coming of Age for Adults

    Coming of Age for Adults

    Coming of Age for Adults is a 6-session series designed for adults of all ages to explore their spiritual journey and religious identity. You will reflect on how you got to now, engage with texts as they relate to your spiritual life, and craft a statement about who you are as a person of faith. 

     

    1. Coming of Age...For Adults?
    2. Stages of Faith
    3. Your Spiritual Journey
    4. Statements of Faith
    5. Developing Your Statement of Faith
    6. Sharing Your Statement of Faith

    To register, see upcoming classes at the calendar below. 

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  • Transform

    Transform

    Deepening the exploration
    As leaders and stewards of the congregation, Long-term Members can choose from courses and programs that support the growth of their UU identity. They also use their knowledge and gifts to lead classes and programs. Course offerings in:

    Adult Personal & Spiritual Growth

    UU Faith, History, & Theology

    Justice

    Racial Equity & Inclusion

    Saging and Pastoral Care

    Covenantal Community Skills

    Leadership Development

    To register, see upcoming classes at the calendar below. 

    CALENDAR