Here is the latest information about our church and its beloved community. This information is being furnished as there was a suggestion for a note to be sent to advise congregants about our upcoming worship services and events. Hope that this is helpful to you.
If you would like to receive our weekly Summerland Church Meetings newsletter by email please add your name to the list here: https://www.summerlandchurchoflight.org/our-church-services.html#emaillist
••• Note about Zoom meetings •••
Zoom has recently updated their platform and you may have to update your Zoom account.
As a result it may take a longer time to log into a meeting. (originally posted on February 8)
Wednesday February 22 @ 7:00 PM
Meditation & Blessings with Debbie L.
Come join Debbie as she guides you through a peaceful, deep meditation.
Her words and the background music will take your troubles away. Donations accepted.
• Debbie's weekly meditation is offered every Wednesday evening unless otherwise specified.
Email her for the Zoom link for each meditation here.
• Note about Zoom meetings: Zoom has recently updated their platform and you may have to update your Zoom account. As a result it may take a longer time to log into a meeting. (originally posted on February 8)
Thursday February 23 @ 7:30 PM Zoom
Mediumship Development Meetup
** No class today **
Due to a personal celebration, there will be no class tonight.
Hope to see you at next week's class on March 2.
Saturday February 25 Zoom
Service @ 12:00 PM EST
NOTE OPENING TIME—12:00 PM: ROOM OPEN FOR
VERBAL CHAT AMONG PARTICIPANTS, ALL UNMUTED.
12:15 PM: START OF SERVICE, ALL ARE MUTED.
PLEASE BE ON TIME. THANKS!
Presider: Camille Johnson
Meditation: Debbie Losee
Spiritual Address: Suzanne Garrison-Terry
Spirit Messages: Rev. Frank Kotowski & others
BOARD MEETING AFTER SERVICE
• For the Zoom link please email our church in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
• Note about Zoom meetings • Zoom has updated their platform recently and you may have to update your Zoom account. As a result it may take a longer time to log into a meeting. (originally posted on February 8)
Thank you !!
We are asking for love donations at this time during our online church services to support our work and to allow us to continue through these troubling times. We are not meeting in person so can't pass around the offering plate to help us with ongoing operating expenses that need to be paid: partial rent, full insurance, Zoom fees, payment to the national organization, to name a few.
Scroll to 'Online Church Service'.
Monday February 27
International Polar Bear Day
For the 18th consecutive year, Polar Bears International (PBI), the only nonprofit organization dedicated solely to wild polar bears and their Arctic sea ice home, will host International Polar Bear Day to celebrate this special time of year when mother polar bears and their cubs are snug in their dens across the Arctic and to draw attention to the threats they face. This year the focus is protecting moms and cubs, giving them the best possible chance of survival, as denning is the most vulnerable time in a polar bear’s life. On average, less than half of all cubs reach adulthood, with even lower survival rates in the most vulnerable populations. In a warming Arctic, where polar bears already face enormous challenges, the survival of every cub is critically important. On February 27th, the group asks people to join them in taking action to protect polar bear families. Learn more about International Polar Bear Day here: https://polarbearsinternational.org/act-now/awareness-events/international-polar-bear-day/
Saturday March 4 Hybrid
Service at UUFSB @ 10:30 AM
Saturday March 11 Zoom
Service @ 12:00 PM noon
Message Circle follows service.
Saturday March 18 Hybrid
Service at UUFSB @ 10:30 AM
Saturday March 25 Zoom
Service @ 12:00 PM noon
In-Person Mediumship Meetups on Tuesday: We have decided to suspend in-person mediumship classes at UUFSB until there is more interest for those wishing to attend.
Two In-Person SCOL Services a Month Now: Our church is having two hybrid services (services that are in-person at UUFSB and also live-streamed on Zoom) a month now. They are usually on the first and third Saturdays of the month, but this may not always be the case.
Our next Hybrid services will be on March 4 and March 18. If anything changes concerning our in-person services, we will let you know.
At this point, we are not requiring you to wear a mask but you may certainly do so. (Health protocols may change due to changing NY state and UUFSB mandates.) The room for our services in the Religious Education wing has two portable air-purifying systems that will be used during the time we are there.
We require a minimum of four people to attend (not counting the platform workers and helpers). Please let us know if you can commit to coming, and how often, to our hybrid services. Also, we are looking for more people to serve at our hybrid services. If you have an interest in offering a Spiritual Address, offering a guided meditation, or being a greeter, please let us know in an email. Please email our church with your reply or for any questions you may have: firstname.lastname@example.org
Spiritual Healing Requests
Spirit healings result from law-governed forces being put into operation following the sending forth of a thought directive (prayer). Spirit guides and doctors will diagnose the trouble and its cause, attention being directed to overcoming the cause, and then removing the symptoms.
Please set time aside each day to send healing thoughts for each of those listed below, that they may receive from Spirit that which is for their highest and best needs. Your healing prayers are needed and benefit others in ways we may never know.
To request that a name or situation be placed on this healing list, please send a
note to email@example.com
Prayer for Spiritual Healing
I ask the Great Unseen Healing Force
To remove all obstructions
From my mind and body
And to restore me to perfect health.
I ask this in all sincerity and honesty
And I will do my part.
I ask this Great Unseen Healing Force
To help both present and absent ones
Who are in need of help
And to restore them to perfect health.
I put my trust and love in the power of God.
Christopher G. Ann G.
Ron G. Danielle S.
T Ronn M.
Amy V David B.
Diane C. Doris K.
Prayers for all those who have experienced violence and abuse.
Prayers for areas affected by recent natural disasters around the globe.
Prayer for Turkiye and Syria
We know You know of the pain and suffering
that are occurring in Turkey and Syria now.
Bring help, bring peace, bring healing.
Send Your angels to those who suffer
and comfort to those who grieve.
May our love
Pour forth upon the people of Turkey.
Give them hope in their desperate hour, dear God.
Send angels to be with them on this agonizing day.
Send miracles, send hope, send love.
In peace and harmony,