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Featured Events

Sunday, November 26 
Tamale Sales continue through Dec. 3rd
Benefiting Coming of Age
Fellowship Hall

Thursday, November 23 – 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Thanksgiving Day Potluck Meal
Fellowship Hall

Sunday, December 10 – 10:30am
Holiday Choir Concert
Horizon Choir under the direction of Mr. Stanley Moody
Pianist Ms. Carmen Doubrava

Sunday, December 24 – 10:30am
"Instant Christmas Pageant"
A family Christmas Eve celebration

Sunday, December 24 – 7:00 pm
"Christmas Stories"
Rev. Lora Brandis

Brighten the holidays for local families & seniors - Donate food, toys and coats to Metrocrest Services

Horizon Toy Drive for Metrocrest Services will run from November 26 through December 10 (only 3 weeks).

For many families the holidays can be a difficult time of year, buying gifts and putting extra food on the table is simply not possible. Some families are worrying about more important things, like how they will keep their lights on, or where their next meal will come from.
As Metrocrest Services prepares for our final distribution of the year, they ask for our support of food, toys, and coats donations. This is a community-wide effort, supported by generous donors and volunteers who help through local business, church, and individual contributions. 

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Horizon Unitarian Universalist Church encourages you to attend
weekly worship here within your community
Sundays 10:30 am  - 1641 W. Hebron Pkwy, Carrollton TX 75010                                                                       

Sunday, November 26, 2017

To Understand Love, We First Need to Understand Hate - What is Transphobia

Paula Minnie Ellis

There are many reasons transgender people, and especially transgender people of color, face such immense social problems. For example, 27% of adults surveyed in a recent YouGov survey are not willing to befriend a transgender person. That's a lot of people who aren't willing to even consider being friends with someone just because of who they are - before even meeting such a person! If we take it as a given that we are to love others, then why is this seemingly so hard for people to do with transgender people? What are the roots of the ostracism and other prejudices trans people face?

About Paula Minnie Ellis

Vice President, Trans-Cendence International

We are a support group for transgender people and their loved ones. We have chapters in Dallas, Fort Worth, Denton, and Oklahoma City. We are dedicated to providing safe spaces for trans people and their families to discuss their feelings, and to help keep families together when a family member transitions. We welcome transgender and gender diverse people regardless of identity and path. We welcome spouses, significant others, family, friends, and allies of the trans community. We welcome trans youth and their parents.

Sunday Services at Horizon UU

Horizon encourages you to attend weekly worship here within your community, on Sundays at 10:30 am

December 03 - Rev. Lora Brandis
“Waiting for Hope”

December 10 - Holiday Choir Concert
Horizon Choir under the direction of Mr. Stanley Moody, pianist Ms. Carmen Doubrava

December 17 - Rev. Lora Brandis
“Fear Not”

December 24, 10:30am - A family Christmas Eve Celebration
“Instant Christmas Pageant”

All ages are invited to participate in Horizon’s…


Sunday, December 24  10:30 am   (9:30 costume call)

Everyone is invited to attend and participate in a UU retelling of the story of the Nativity during the Sunday morning service Christmas Eve.  For this “instant/no-rehearsal” pageant, children, teens and adults are welcome to come with costumes or choose a simple costume from Horizon’s collection.  Want a major (non-speaking) role such as a Wise Person or a Friendly Beast?  An online sign up for specific roles will appear on Wednesday, November 29th on Horizon’s Facebook page and emailed to Horizon families. Questions?  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

December 24, 7:00pm - Rev. Lora Brandis
“Christmas Stories”

December 31 - Worship Arts Committee
Sharing Service

Horizon Unitarian Universalist Church
1641 W. Hebron Parkway
Carrollton, TX 75010
Sunday Service: 10:30AM

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1641 W. Hebron Parkway
Carrollton, Texas 75010
(972) 492-4940

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