This Month's Services
“Stoicism 101” – Dan Lampert
What can we learn from the ancient Greco-Roman philosophy of Stoicism? Foremost is dealing with life’s difficulties and avoiding rash reactions, but we can also reduce stress and build virtue. The presentation will include the timeless wisdom of Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius, plus new link between Stoicism, Judaism and Buddhism. Dan is a software engineer by trade and also the organizer of Orlando Stoics, a local group that reads and interprets the classic and modern Stoic texts.
“Honoring Indigenous Peoples of the Americas” – UUUS Members
November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to educate and inform the public. Today, three UUUS members, Kathy Parry, Kathy McCambridge, and Beatriz Reyes-Foster, share from their personal experiences to help us understand cultural clash, dispel misconceptions and stereotypes, and honor our shared histories.
Potluck After Service: Native American Theme
"Individual Rights or Communal Responsibilities: Which Comes First?" – Rudolph Cleare
A session in which we will try to understand what ought to be the impetus that drives human persons to act on behalf of one another. Should it be an appeal to recognize/honor the rights of individuals? Or should an argument for the duties and obligations that shape a just society be our starting point? Rudolph Cleare, a favorite thinker at UUUS, will help us explore the intersection of these perhaps confluent streams.
Quarterly Meeting after Service
“Seeking True Freedom in your Life” – Bassem Chaaban
In the midst of the uncertainties of our world, how do we maintain a sense of peace and tranquility in our lives? How do we reach the principles of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness that we hold dear as Americans? How do we define the real essence of freedom within ourselves and surroundings? Seeking true freedom in our lives is possible. Bassem Chaaban, Executive Director of the Center for Peace Outreach Center at the Islamic Society of Central Florida, helps us understand how.
We invite you to visit...and we hope you will visit more than once, because each week offers a different speaker and a different focus. One thing is the same every week, though – our principles, values, and warm welcome!
We are a"lay-led" congregation with a different speaker every Sunday morning. We hear from a wide variety of academic, spiritual, and social justice speaker. Our Sunday Services are designed to illuminate different spiritual paths and strengthen our sense of self, family, and community.
11648 McCulloch Rd.
Orlando, FL 32817
Note: UUUS is accessible only from McCulloch Rd. Some GPS and maps show a non-existent second entrance, so don't be fooled!
Every Sunday, UUUS offers:
- Sunday Service at 10:30 a.m.
- Childcare for infants on up beginning at 9 a.m.
- Adult Religious Education "Inquiring Minds" at 9 a.m.
- Religious Education for Children Pre-K–5th at 9:30 a.m.
- Religious Education for Middle Schoolers during service
- Informal coffee and conversation after service
Our Lifespan Religious Education program teaches adults and children about the great faiths of the world, social justice, wonders of the natural world, and ethical decision-making.
We are a welcoming community! We welcome all to our Sunday services and programs — regardless of age, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, or sexual orientation.