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                December 2019   Theme: Awe 
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
              1  2  3  4  5  6  7  
              8  9 10 11 12 13 14 <-- NO SSC Meeting
             15 16 17 18 19 20 21 <-- Winter Solstice Dec 21, 10:19 pm CST
             22 23 24 25 26 27 28 <-- Hanukkah/Chanukah - Dec 23-30 
             29 30 31              



        Dec  1  "'Tis the Ancestors' Breath" Speakers: Birch Spick, member First Unitarian Church, Des Moines, IA    [53,35]
                                             Shepherd: Jane Runneals
                                             Board Welcome: Molly Helmers, Chris McClure
                                             Facilitators: Ralph Gandy, Jane Runneals
                                             Accompanist: Cynthia Marten
                                             Special Music: Ethy Cannon and Chris Hopkins, viols
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley 

             There is something profound and awe-inspiring at the
             cross-roads between the familiar and foundational. Often our
             literal, physical, and metaphorical ancestors and forebears
             can be found there. How do the people, beings, and things that
             have gone before us inspire us with a sense of awe?
             
             
        Dec  8  "The Power of Awe"           Speakers: Rev. Kent McKusick   [85]
                                             Board Welcome: Sue Koehrsen
                [Annual Meeting]             Facilitators: Nichole Ose & Pegi Bevens
                                             Accompanist: Ginny Molgaard
                                             Special Music: Women in the Round; Recorders in Fireside Room before Annual Meeting
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley 

             As a universal experience, awe can be found in a variety of
             experiences from common place to extraordinary. How does the
             experience of awe impact us? Does awe have the power to change
             us?


        Dec 15  "Spirituality for the Unspiritual"  Speakers: Rev. Kent McKusick
                                             Board Welcome: 
                                             Facilitators: Jan Cook, Dan Haug
                                             Accompanist: Barb Evenson
                                             Special Music: Zach Witherspoon, instrumental
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

             Have you ever felt in a moment of awe that the Holy might be
             present? What happens when we experience something that
             challenges the separation of the sacred and the profane?


        Dec 22  "Winter Solstice: A Time of Giving"  Speakers: Rev. Kent McKusick 
                                             Board Welcome: Sue Koehrsen, Sarah Carlson
                                             Facilitators: Amy Slagell, Sarah Carlson
                                             Accompanist: Peggy Earnshaw
                                             Special Music: Fellowship Voices, "Ave Maria", by Franz Biebl, Sam Wormley, Directing
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

             The solstice brings a time of awe, self-reflection, and
             renewal. It is a time to celebrate the gifts from the Earth
             and the time for new beginnings. Celebrate the returning
             light!


        Dec 24   "Christmas Eve Service"     Speakers: Rev. Kent McKusick 
          5pm                                Facilitators: Karen Bates, Amey Slagell
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

             Please join us for a traditional Christmas Eve service with
             seasonal music, carols, holiday readings, a sermon offering a
             UU perspective on the birth of Jesus, and the comforting glow
             of candlelight.  


        Dec 29    "Awesome Gifts"            Speakers: Lay Service
                                             Shepherd: Ralph Gandy and Karen Bates
                                             Board Welcome: Angie Poole, Dennis Dake
                                             Facilitators: Karen Bates, Ralph Gandy, Kitty Fisher
                                             Accompanist: Cynthia Marten
                                             Special Music: Clark Wolf, instrumental
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley




1.  Beginning January 2020, 3rd Sunday each month, a Generosity Moment.    A member will share what they appreciate/why they come to the UUFA.  Similar to this year but requesting written copy (about 150 words) in advance to control length.

2.  1st Sunday each month, a representative of the offering recipient organization will speak briefly about the work of the group.  This may be a UUFA member who works with the organization when that is appropriate.  

3.  Beginning late spring, a member testimonial 2nd, 3rd, 4th Sundays leading up to and through our pledge drive.  The 1st Sunday continues to be a representative of the offering recipient organization.

4.  Sam will continue to coordinate these speakers and to provide guidance on length and focus and transitions.   We hope to include children and youth periodically as well as some of our newer members.


                 January 2020   Theme: Integrity    
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
                       1  2  3  4 <-- Pat Trimbell's Memorial Service
              5  6  7  8  9 10 11 <-- SSC Meeting 10-11:30  
             12 13 14 15 16 17 18  
             19 20 21 22 23 24 25 <-- Interfaith Service Jan 19 
             26 27 28 29 30 31     



        Jan  5                               Speakers: Rev. Kent McKusick 
                                             Board Welcome: Sarah Carlson
                                             Facilitators: Sarah Carlson, Nichole Ose
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley 

        Jan 12                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome: Melissa Niesen
                                             Facilitators: Peggy Earnshaw, Ralph Gandy
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Jan 19                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome: Angie Poole
                                             Generosity: 
                                             Facilitators: Dan Haug, Kitty Fisher
                                             Accompanist: Barb Evenson
                                             Special Music: Fellowship Voices, "For This We Stand", by Jim Scott, Susan Posch, Directing
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Jan 26                               Speakers: Courtney Dufford (AMOS)
                                             Shepherd: Sarah Carlson, Karen Bates
                                             Board Welcome: Sarah Carlson
                                             Facilitators: Jane Runneals, Sarah Carlson, Karen Bates
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley
  
  
                                   
                February 2020   Theme: Resilience
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
                                1  
              2  3  4  5  6  7  8 <-- SSC Meeting 10-11:30  
              9 10 11 12 13 14 15  
             16 17 18 19 20 21 22  
             23 24 25 26 27 28 29  



        Feb  2                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome: Dennis Dake
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley 

        Feb  9                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Feb 16                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Generosity: 
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist: Barb Evenson
                                             Special Music: Fellowship Voices, "Give Us Hope", by Jim Papouls, Susan Posch, Directing
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Feb 23                               Speakers:
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley



                  March 2020   Theme: Wisdom
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
              1  2  3  4  5  6  7  
              8  9 10 11 12 13 14 <-- SSC Meeting 10-11:30  
             15 16 17 18 19 20 21 <-- Spring Equinox  Mar 19, 10:50 pm CDT
             22 23 24 25 26 27 28  
             29 30 31              



        Mar  1                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley 

        Mar  8                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Mar 15                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist: NOT Barb Evenson
                                             Special Music: Fellowship Voices, "Simple gifts", by Darrell Douglas (a cappella), Sam Wormley, Directing
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Mar 22                               Speakers:
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Generosity: 
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Mar 29                               Speakers:
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley
  


                  April 2020   Theme: Liberation      
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
                       1  2  3  4  
              5  6  7  8  9 10 11 <-- SSC Meeting 10-11:30  
             12 13 14 15 16 17 18 <-- Easter Apr 12
             19 20 21 22 23 24 25 <-- Ramadan Apr 24 through May 23 
             26 27 28 29 30        



        Apr  5                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley 

        Apr 12                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist: Barb Evenson
                                             Special Music: Fellowship Voices, "That Lonesome Road", arranged by the King's Singers, Sam Wormley, Directing
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Apr 19                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Generosity: 
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Apr 26                               Speakers:
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley
             
             
                   May 2020   Theme: Thresholds       
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
                             1  2  
              3  4  5  6  7  8  9 <-- SSC Meeting 10-11:30  
             10 11 12 13 14 15 16 <-- Mothers Day
             17 18 19 20 21 22 23  
             24 25 26 27 28 29 30 <-- Ramadan Apr 24 through May 23 
             31                    


        May  3                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        May 10                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist: Barb Evenson
                                             Special Music: Fellowship Voices, "We've Come So Far", Words by Larry Gertz, Music by George Wilkins, Arranged by Ed Lojeski, Susan Posch, Directing
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        May 17                               Speakers:
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Generosity: 
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        May 24                               Speakers:
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        May 31                               Speakers:
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley
  
             
             
             
                  June 2020   Theme: Play
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
                 1  2  3  4  5  6  
              7  8  9 10 11 12 13 <-- SSC Meeting 10-11:30  
             14 15 16 17 18 19 20 <-- Summer Solstice Jun 20, 4:44 pm CDT
             21 22 23 24 25 26 27 <-- GA, June 24-28, 2020 in Providence, RI 
             28 29 30              


        Jun  7                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist: NOT Barb Evenson
                                             Special Music: Fellowship Voices, "Sing, Ye, Merrily" -- by Mary Donnelly (a cappella), Sam Wormley, Directing
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Jun 17                               Speakers:
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Jun 24                               Speakers:
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Generosity: 
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Jun 31                               Speakers:
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley
  
             

                  July 2020    
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
                       1  2  3  4  
              5  6  7  8  9 10 11  
             12 13 14 15 16 17 18  
             19 20 21 22 23 24 25  
             26 27 28 29 30 31     


        Jul  5                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley 

        Jul 12                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Jul 19                               Speakers: 
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Generosity: 
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley

        Jul 26                               Speakers:
                                             Board Welcome:
                                             Facilitators:
                                             Accompanist:
                                             Special Music:
                                             Sound: Sam Wormley
             
             
                 August 2020  
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
                                1  
              2  3  4  5  6  7  8  
              9 10 11 12 13 14 15  
             16 17 18 19 20 21 22  
             23 24 25 26 27 28 29  
             30 31                 


                September 2020   Theme:
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
                    1  2  3  4  5  
              6  7  8  9 10 11 12  
             13 14 15 16 17 18 19  
             20 21 22 23 24 25 26 <-- Fall Equinox Sep 22 8:31 am CDT 
             27 28 29 30           


                 October 2020   Theme:
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
                          1  2  3  
              4  5  6  7  8  9 10  
             11 12 13 14 15 16 17  
             18 19 20 21 22 23 24  
             25 26 27 28 29 30 31  


                November 2020   Theme: 
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
              1  2  3  4  5  6  7  
              8  9 10 11 12 13 14  
             15 16 17 18 19 20 21  
             22 23 24 25 26 27 28  
             29 30                 


                December 2020   Theme: 
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
                    1  2  3  4  5  
              6  7  8  9 10 11 12  
             13 14 15 16 17 18 19  
             20 21 22 23 24 25 26 <-- Winter Solstice Dec 21  4:02 am CST
             27 28 29 30 31        


                 January 2021   Theme:      
             Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
                             1  2  
              3  4  5  6  7  8  9  
             10 11 12 13 14 15 16  
             17 18 19 20 21 22 23  
             24 25 26 27 28 29 30  
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             Backup ("hip pocket") Programs
               o  Singing Sunday (congregational member choose their favorites)
               o  Congregational Sharing (topical)
      

             Ref: UUA Resources
             Ref: Soul Matters Themes
             Ref: Index Of Hymn Titles In Singing The Living Tradition
             Ref: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singing_the_Living_Tradition 
             
             Ref: https://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/seasons.html?year=2000 
             
             Year    March Equinox           June Solstice           September Equinox       December Solstice
             2017    Mar 20   5:29 am CDT    Jun 20  11:24 pm CDT    Sep 22  3:02 pm CDT     Dec 21  10:28 am CST
             2018    Mar 20  11:15 am CDT    Jun 21   5:07 am CDT    Sep 22  8:54 pm CDT     Dec 21   4:23 pm CST
             2019    Mar 20   4:59 pm CDT    Jun 21  10:54 am CDT    Sep 23  2:50 am CDT     Dec 21  10:19 pm CST
             2020    Mar 19  10:50 pm CDT    Jun 20   4:44 pm CDT    Sep 22  8:31 am CDT     Dec 21   4:02 am CST
             2021    Mar 20   4:37 am CDT    Jun 20  10:32 pm CDT    Sep 22  2:21 pm CDT     Dec 21   9:59 am CST
             2022    Mar 20  10:33 am CDT    Jun 21   4:14 am CDT    Sep 22  8:04 pm CDT     Dec 21   3:48 pm CST
             2023    Mar 20   4:24 pm CDT    Jun 21   9:57 am CDT    Sep 23  1:50 am CDT     Dec 21   9:27 pm CST
             2024    Mar 19  10:06 pm CDT    Jun 20   3:50 pm CDT    Sep 22  7:43 am CDT     Dec 21   3:20 am CST
             2025    Mar 20   4:01 am CDT    Jun 20   9:42 pm CDT    Sep 22  1:19 pm CDT     Dec 21   9:03 am CST
             2026    Mar 20   9:45 am CDT    Jun 21   3:24 am CDT    Sep 22  7:05 pm CDT     Dec 21   2:50 pm CST
             2027    Mar 20   3:24 pm CDT    Jun 21   9:10 am CDT    Sep 23  1:01 am CDT     Dec 21   8:42 pm CST
             2028    Mar 19   9:17 pm CDT    Jun 20   3:01 pm CDT    Sep 22  6:45 am CDT     Dec 21   2:19 am CST
             2029    Mar 20   3:02 am CDT    Jun 20   8:48 pm CDT    Sep 22 12:38 pm CDT     Dec 21   8:14 am CST
             
             
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