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The Pendulum

Newsletter of the UU Church, Odessa, Texas

403 E. 42nd St, Odessa, TX 79761

Updated 4/6/2018

                                      (432)366-7337                            Worship at 10:00 am                                www.uuodessa.org

 

Worship Schedule for April 2018

 

 Date Title Presenter
April 1  American Transcendentalism  Jim
April 8  Native American Spirituality Cliff
April 15  The Enlightenment with Alan Kors Don
April 22 The Triumph of Christianity   Ehrman David
April 29 TBA

News and Notes  

Cliff spent the Easter weekend at a men's retreat near Abilene.

  David spent the week before Easter visiting his daughter, who teaches at Stanford.

  Corrine is worried about her brother-in-law, who lives in Canton, Ohio, who has had a heart attack. Meanwhile, since she is a member of the Opera Board, she is looking forward to the Board's production of  Puccini's Tosca on April 20.

  Jim is also involved in the production of  Tosca. He has volunteered to be a super in the opera. He will attend several rehearsals and will see to some extent how an opera is put together. He will represent a cardinal in Act 1 and a judge in Act 2. He will probably actually be on stage only about 10 minutes.

  Jim is concluding his opera class that he has taught this spring at MC. The last class will meet April 5. Corrine has been in the class. He is already thinking about how to teach the class again next fall. The operas will all be different.

  Bear: If anyone wants to contact Megan Siepak, here are her addresses:

            email:               jessy8celeste@gmail.com

              US mail:          Box 17

                                  SUNY

                                    735 Anderson Hill Rd.

                                    Purchase, NY  10577-1499  

  Even better, Megan was home and at church on Sun. Jan. 7. It was so great to see and hug her! Megan's school is just a short distance from the village near Sleepy Hollow where my son Eric now lives and works, so they should be able to talk and possibly meet.

    Find copies of the up-dated Membership roster on the credenza by the front door.

  If you have news &/or notes to share, please email them to Bear at  swimbear@cableone.net for the newsletter and to dmeengr@gmail.com  for our website. We can now make web site updates quickly and easily.

The Clan of the Frog Pond menís group meets each Thursday evening at 8 PM at David Egglestonís home, 1605 W. Tennessee, Midland. Men are invited to share their life experiences and feelings in a secure, supportive atmosphere following Native American tradition. For more information contact David at 352-3681, or Cliff at 550-3302.

 

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