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Sunday Assembly November

Sunday, November 22nd 2015, 10:00 a.m.   This month’s Sunday Assembly theme is HAPPINESS, where we’ll be focusing on things like what is happiness, exactly? And how do we go about getting it? Science has shown that just the simple act of focusing on things that make us happy increases our overall sense of wellbeing. […]

Sunday Assembly October – NEW VENUE and TIME!

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 10:30 a.m. [map id=”25″]   BIG NEWS!!! Beginning with this month’s October Assembly on the 25th, we’ll be moving our location to The Concourse at The International! It is a concert venue downtown in the back of Ft. Sanders (formerly The Valarium) they are kindly allowing us to use. The Charles […]

Sunday Assembly September

Sunday, September 27th 2015, 11:00 a.m.   We’re excited to announce that at September’s Sunday Assembly we will be celebrating our first birthday!!! We’ll be taking a look at where we’ve been, including all the different activities we’ve done over the past year like group outings, volunteer work and a synopsis of all the great […]

Sunday Assembly August

Sunday, August 23rd, 11:00 a.m.   August’s Sunday Assembly will be about “Radical Inclusivity,” a concept at our very core as we strive to welcome people from all walks of life. It is particularly relevant in light of recent events regarding the legalization of same sex marriage, and controversy over the Confederate flag. Our featured […]

Sunday Assembly July

Sunday, July 26th, 11:00 a.m.   We had SUCH a great time and turnout for the Laughter-themed assembly in June – we hope to have a repeat of that every month! For July, we’re going with a “Wonder” theme to remind us all of how lucky we are to be here, and the amazing things […]

Sunday Assembly June

Sunday, June 28th, 11:00 a.m. We’ve planned an awesome assembly for June, with the focus being on laughter. Prepare to smile and laugh until your cheeks hurts! What better way to Live Better? We’re going to have some stand up comedy, singing Weird Al and playing some pretty funny games too. As always, bring a […]

Sunday Assembly May

Sunday, May 24th, 11:00 a.m. May’s Sunday Assembly will be about Imagination! noun imag·i·na·tion \i-ˌma-jə-ˈnā-shən\: the act or power of forming a mental image of something not present to the senses or never before wholly perceived in reality. Please join your freethought comrades in celebrating this cerebral phenomenon! It will be Nan Woodbury’s first time […]

Sunday Assembly April

Sunday, April 26th, 11:00 a.m. Since this winter was particularly grueling, we thought it would be appropriate to celebrate the arrival of spring during the April Assembly. We’re fortunate to have a master gardener as our speaker this month who will be providing practical tips you can use at home on a topic such as […]

Sunday Assembly March

Sunday, March 22nd, 11:00 a.m. The theme of the March Sunday assembly will be “Wellness.” Emam Fatah will be MCing, and in keeping with the theme, will be talking about his adventures in extreme weight loss, working out and the strict diet he adheres to. We’ll also be showing another cool TED Talk by Jane […]

Sunday Assembly February

Sunday, February 22, 2015, 11:00 AM   Our theme this month is peace. We’re excited to have a Cherokee Crow Caller with us who will share Native American short stories on their approach to conflict resolution and why they chanted for peace. We will also be singing peace-themed songs, hearing a great TED Talk by […]