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Inquirer Series

Sunday, November 18 - 11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Q&A with Rev. Lora from the Inquirer Series

Thanksgiving Day Meal -  Join other Horizon members at the church for a Potluck Thanksgiving Day meal on Thursday, November 22 - 1 PM to 3 PM in Fellowship Hall. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or sign up in  Fellowship Hall or just come and bring your favorite dish to share.  $2 donation per family appreciated. 

SAVE THE DATE!  Tree Trimming Party Sunday, December 2

11:45-1:30 Fellowship Hall and sanctuary

Kick off the holiday season with Horizon at the annual Tree Trimming Party – create ornaments, trim the tree and kids can visit with Santa. Your help is needed to make the day a success! Please bring heavy hors d’oeuvres and cookies. Sign up here to tell us what you’re bringing: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0449AAAF29A0FC1-tree1

Horizon Community Garden Chosen for Fall Chalice Call by the Southern Region UUA

Horizon is grateful to be chosen for the Fall Chalice Lighter Call by the Southern Region of the UUA. Funds raised will help launch a new community garden. Our goal is to raise $11,500 and start planting 18 beds in February 2019. We will be mentored by the Giving Garden of Carrollton, which currently operates 32 beds rented out on a yearly basis to nearby neighbors. Our shared goal is to provide a sustainable community garden opportunity for the citizens of Carrollton and neighboring communities, without regard to demographic or socioeconomic status. Community service will be an integral goal of Horizon’s Community Garden. Gardeners will donate 50% of their garden produce to Christian Community Action (CCA) in Lewisville and to Metrocrest Services.

How to contribute:

Online donations may be made via PayPal here: https://www.horizonuu.org/index.php/community-garden (look for the "Donate" button on the right side of the web page; you do not need to have a PayPal account to use this method) or use PayPal to "Send Money" to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Donations by check, payable to "Horizon UU Church" with a memo "Chalice Lighter/Community Garden," may be mailed to Horizon UU Church, Attn: Chalice Lighter/Community Garden, 1641 W. Hebron Parkway, Carrollton, TX 75010.

In addition to monetary gifts to build the garden, we will also accept in-kind donations. For more information about in-kind donations, contact Horizon Administrator Rebecca Stanczak This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you would like to be put on the email list for garden volunteers and committee members send an email titled “Horizon Community Garden Volunteer” to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

This Chalice Lighter call will close on December 15, 2018.

SUNDAY SERVICE 

Horizon Unitarian Universalist Church encourages you to attend
weekly worship here within your community

1641 W. Hebron Pkwy, Carrollton TX 75010                                                                       

Sunday, November 18, 2018  10:30 am  

What Happens at Heifer Ranch Shouldn't Stay at Heifer Ranch

All ages worship service led by Heifer Ranch trip participants

Come hear from our youth who visited Heifer Ranch this summer as they reflect on their experiences, relay the lessons they learned, and lead us in activities to raise awareness of global income inequality and hunger.

Sunday, November 25, 2018  10:30 am  

Transforming Painful Memories: Can It Be Done?

Lee Riley, Ministerial Intern

“The mind has the marvelous capacity to relive the emotions connected to a memory over and over again, each time you recall it. By creating a healing memory, you ensure that whenever the original memory arises in your awareness, it won't cause you as much pain as it used to.”

                                                                                         - Ronald Alexander, PhD

“Memories can be greatly distorted by strong, painful emotions from a trauma and can create unwholesome, distorted self-judgments. Returning to the original ordeal from the safety of the present, particularly with a supportive therapist or a wise and trusted friend at your side, can allow you to look again at how the events unfolded, using your logical mind to make sense of what you see with your mind's eye. When immersed in the original experience, you probably overlooked evidence that contradicted your emotional reality.”

                                                                                                     - Ronald Alexander, PhD

Sunday Services at Horizon UU

Horizon encourages you to attend weekly worship here within your community, on Sundays at 10:30 am
 
December 02  - Dwelling in Uncertainty
                         Rev. Lora Brandis
December 09  - The Opposite of Knowledge
                         Rev. Lora Brandis
December 16  - Mystery Beyond Naming
                         Rev. Lora Brandis
December 23  - Stories and Songs of the Season
                         Rev. Lora Brandis and the Horizon Choir
                         Under the Direction of Mr. Stanley Moody
December 24  - Instant Christmas Pageant (Service at 4:00pm)
                         A family Christmas Celebration
December 30  - Sharing Service
                         Worship Arts 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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