First Parish Bedford UU

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Worship Service & Religious Ed. Program at 10:00am

Bedford Lyceum at 9:00am most Sundays

Our entire building is accessible –
use the elevator at the Elm St. entrance

 

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The Bedford Lyceum

A Forum on the Arts, Spirituality, Science and Justice

chaired by Ginny Packer

Sunday mornings from 9:00 - 9:50 

in the Common Room at First Parish

(unless otherwise noted)

  


 



February 2016

February 7: “Alaska: The Interesting and Incredibly Beautiful Trip from Barrow to Seward” with Carol and Ron Reynolds. Join Carol and Ron as they travel through the interior of Alaska from Barrow, 320 miles north of the Arctic Circle, through Fairbanks and Denali National Park. Then continue to Anchorage and on to the south coast to cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park. (Those who enjoyed their program last year about the national parks of the desert southwest know how skillful Ron and Carol are with their photography and the telling of their stories.)

 

February 14, 2-3:30pm in Room 202 Compassion and Choices.” Throughout our lives we make important decisions for ourselves: where to live, with whom to spend our life, what to do for a living. As we age, most of us want to continue making our own decisions about our health and wellbeing - even at the end of life. Please join us for a presentation and informative briefing about the aid-in-dying bill currently under consideration in the Massachusetts legislature, co-sponsored by 39 lawmakers. NOTE the special afternoon time 2:00 to 3:30pm – stopping in time for those who plan on attending the Valentine concert.

 

February 21“An Anthropologist Looks at Native American Art: Hopi Kachinas” with George Epple. This is the third in a series of presentations by George Epple, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Rhode Island College. In this program we will consider examples of "Kachina Dolls" made by the Pueblo-dwelling Hopi Indians of Arizona and the role of the Kachinas in Hopi life.

 

February 28When the First Peoples Lived Here Beside the Concord and the Shawsheen” with Sharon MacDonald. Town Historian Sharon McDonald’s current project is studying the history of Native Americans in Bedford. Evidence shows they were here 9,000 years ago! Come and hear her report on what she has learned so far.

  

 
March 2016

March 6 - Rotary Exchange Students - Come and learn about the Rotary Student Exchange program that is 18 years old and a program run by volunteers so there is no charge to the students or their family. Rotary even gives a small allowance each month to help them. Rotary tries to have three families for each student so they will have an experience of a typical America family. Each family would host for about 3 months. It is expected that the host family will treat the exchange student like their own child. Making their bed, cleaning up after themselves and doing chores like washing the dishes. Perhaps you will want to be a host family after hearing about the Rotary’s program.

 

 


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