Sixth Sunday of Easter – May 6, 2018

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Bible Study – 8:15 a.m Worship – 9:30 a.m. Childcare is available for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5 for morning and evening services Sunday School for Children and Youth – after worship Seminar on the Ways Easter in Celebrated in Orthodox Church – 11:00 a.m. Communion at Clark-Lindsey – 1:30 p.m. Walk among the Wildflowers …

Seminar Series: Challenges to Sustainability in Central Illinois

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Upcoming Seminar: “Challenges to Sustainability in Central Illinois”, Sundays, April 8, 15 and 22 at 11:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. From the time European immigrants first settled the rich prairies of Central Illinois, the area has offered its inhabitants a livable environment with diverse flora and fauna, highly productive farmland, space for development, and abundant clean water. But the …

Driftless by David Rhodes

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Driftless by David Rhodes If you put this book on your “to read” list after hearing a selection read at the Epiphany seminar, here is an incentive to check it off your list. A group will meet at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, to discuss the first half of the book. Those meeting will then decide on a time …

Field Trip to Pembroke Nature Preserve, IL and Kankakee Sands, IN

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Field Trip to Pembroke Nature Preserve, IL and Kankakee Sands, IN: Sponsored by the Land Conservation Foundation (LCF). Join us Sunday, November 19, 2017. Meet at 8:00 a.m. to carpool at Schnucks, 109 N. Mattis Ave., Champaign. Return by 4:30 p.m. Visit rich remnants and new restoration efforts in the fascinating area featured in the film “Everglades of the North: …

Film Screening of National Geographic’s “Before the Flood”

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A riveting account of the dramatic changes occurring around the world due to climate change. Monday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m. at the Channing Murray Foundation (1209 West Oregon St., Urbana). Film screening, food, and Q & A with Ann Burger, retired Presbyterian minister and activist. (Sponsored by Wesley United Methodist Church, Unitarian Universalist Church of Champaign-Urbana.)

The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability Final Seminar

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A full house of 55 attendees today for the final of this powerful seminar series: The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability. Extinction and Biodiversity in the Modern Era: Worrisome Trends and Practical Solutions. Jeffrey Brawn: Professor and Department Head, UI Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. The rate at which our planet is losing species is unusually …

The Challenge of Sustainable Fresh Water Availability

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Seminar Series: The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability. Sundays, 11:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall. Two sessions remain: October 29: The Challenge of Sustainable Fresh Water Availability Ximing Cai: Professor, UI Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Associate Director of UI Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Environment Water is our most vital resource. Due to the effects of global warming …

The Challenge of Sustainable Food Availability

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Seminar Series: The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability. Sundays, TODAY through November 5, 11:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall. Pick up a flyer in the narthex or see the Open Door for more details. Next Sunday, October 22: The Challenge of Sustainable Food Availability. Evan DeLucia: Professor, UI Department of Plant Biology, and Director of UI Institute for Sustainability, Energy …