Morning Meditation on Zoom - Mondays thru Fridays, 7:30-8:00 a.m.

lotus transYou are invited to join Rev. Linda Anderson and the Stony Brook Sangha in a Zoom morning meditation. On Mondays through Fridays, a number of us gather to meditate from 7:30-8:00 a.m. We start with a guided meditation and then finish in silence. It’s a great way to start the day. If you are interested in joining, please contact Linda at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Qigong Classes Offered Online Starting July 1

UUFSB is offering a session of five Zoom classes on Wednesdays, July 1-29, 10:00-10:30 a.m. The total cost is $40 for all five classes. Our teacher is Judith Budd Walsh. She has been teaching at our Fellowship for many years and is highly respected in this field.

“Qigong” (CHEE GONG) is an ancient practice of integrative mind and body healing. Using breathing and flowing movement exercises, Judith will guide you toward cultivating your Qi (an invisible life force) to improve your health and vitality. This program may be practiced while sitting or standing. This session is open to beginners and seasoned practitioners. Class may be done in a seated position.

Email Linda Mikell if you are interested in this class: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Checks should be made out to “UUFSB” with "For Qiugong" in the Memo field and mailed to UUFSB, 380 Nicolls Road, E. Setauket, NY 11733. 

In-Person “Parking Lot” Tai Chi - Mondays, July 6-27, 9:45-10:45 a.m.

tai chi transTeacher Judith Budd-Walsh is offering a session of four Tai Chi classes from 9:45-10:45 a.m. on Mondays, July 6-27  (Rain dates August 3 & 10).The cost is $44 for the session.  Please wear masks, use social distancing, and bring a chair from home, if you’d like to sit.  This class is open to beginners AND people who prefer to exercise in a chair. (Be sure to bring your own chair.) NOTE: Building and bathrooms are closed.

This ancient art has been recognized as improving balance, mindfulness and joint health. Let Linda Mikell know if you are interested: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please send checks, made out to "UUFSB" and with “Tai Chi” in the Memo field, to UUFSB, 380 Nicolls Road, E. Setauket 11733.

Humanist Discussion Group Online Meeting - Tuesday, July 7, 7:00 p.m.

humanist greenThe next Humanist Discussion Group Zoom meeting is at 7:00 p.m. on Tues. July 7. We will discuss the proposed eighth UU Principle that calls for UUs to dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions.  All are welcome.  If you are not already on the distribution list and would like to join, please contact Gil at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the Zoom meeting information.

Related to this, Trevor Noah shares his thoughts on the dominos of racial injustice and police brutality, and how the contract between society and black Americans has been broken time and time again. 

Essentrics Second Summer Session Starts July 21

Essentrics new transEssentrics is a gentle, full-body workout that promotes healthy aging and a pain-free body. It activates all muscles, frees joints, hydrates connective tissues and increases mobility. You'll experience more energy, release of tension, and relief from chronic pain. Come and see what Essentrics can do for you!

The one-hour classes are offered at 10:00 a.m. on these dates:

  • July 21, 23, 28, 30
  • August 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

The cost of two classes a week is $88, and one class a week is $48.  Checks should be made out to UUFSB and mailed to: UUFSB, 380 Nicolls Road, E. Setauket, NY 11733. Or you can pay online on the UUFSB website using the Donate button. Be sure to indicate in the check Memo line or the Paypal Note field that the money is "For Essentrics"!

voices-of-liberal-faith-video-screenshotThis video was created by the Unitarian Universalist Association to give people an introduction to Unitarian Universalism.

If you are interested in Unitarian Universalism, we hope you’ll visit us to learn more. If attending our services doesn’t fit your life, you might want to investigate the Church of the Larger Fellowship, a virtual congregation of Unitarian Universalists, with more than 3,500 members around the U.S. They hold online services on Sundays at 8 p.m., and on Mondays at 9 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. 

You can find them at clfuu.org.

Further Reading

A Precarious Path: The Bold Experiment of the Fellowship Movement

Unitarian Universalist Origins: Our Historic Faith (Mark W. Harris)

UU History in 8 Minutes

History of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook

Thank you for making a donation to UUFSB.  When you click on the button below, you will be taken to Paypal, where you can make a donation with your PayPal account, or with a major credit card. (PayPal account is NOT required.)

Please specify how you want your donation to be applied:

  • your UUFSB pledge
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March 30 - 7:30 p.m.

Maureen and BethanyThere’s a lot to do in this world, and we need each other to do it! Join us for an evening of musical inspiration with Songs of Hope and Empowerment (SHE) with Maureen Shaiman, Bethany Riddle and friends. This event will take place on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook. This will be a night of Broadway, folk, pop, and country songs with the common thread of inspiration and hope, and featuring songs written by women.

Pay-What-You-Wish-Tickets: For this concert, we will accept Pay-what-you-wish donations to benefit the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook (UUFSB). The suggested donation is $15, but we invite you to contribute the amount that fits into your budget and we will accept any donation over $1. Paypal will give you the option to include a note. Please specify how many tickets you want at that level if you are purchasing more than one ticket.

If you can give $25 or more per ticket, you'll be entitled to special treats. See below.

To purchase multiple tickets at one of the levels below, click one of the buttons and then the appropriate amount. Paypal will give you the option to include a note. Please specify how many tickets you want at that level.

uu chalice cookieDonations of $25 or more will receive a UU chalice-decorated cookie prepared by Bethany.

 

unicorn cupcakeDonations of $50 or more will receive the cookie and a unicorn cupcake prepared by Bethany.

Donations of $75 or more will receive the cookie, the cupcake, and a decorated chair at the concert.

Donations of $100 or more will receive the cookie, the cupcake, a decorated chair, and the ability to make a song request (must be received by March 1, 2019). Note: Maureen and Bethany have veto power.

To get your ticket(s), click on one of the Paypal links above and make your donation. Please multiply your donation by the number of tickets you want and specify the number of tickets in the message portion of the paypal screen. You will not receive a physical ticket, but your name will be placed on the 'ticket holders' list and held at the front door for you. Please print out a copy of your receipt.

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Thank you! We can't wait to see you March 30!"

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