SCHEDULE ARCHIVES I, 2005 through 2012

September 11, 2011. Fall Organizational Meeting
Donald Heiter Community Center
100 North Fifth St., Lewisburg.

September 18, 2011
Trail Maintenance – Meet at the Peeler’s House at 10:00 to convoy - bring a lunch.

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JPUUF Schedule 2011–2012
Sep 11 — Fall Organizational Meeting (Heiter Center)
Sep 18 — Trail Maintenance – Meet at the Peeler’s House* at 9:30 to convoy - bring a lunch.
Group I —Sep 25, Oct 2, Oct 9, Oct 16
Group II —Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 6
Group III — Nov 13, Nov 20, Dec 4, Dec 11 (Dec 11: Cookie Bake: Hannaford/Stryker)
(Nov 27 – Thanksgiving Weekend)
Dec 18 — Solstice Reading (Location: ???)
Dec 25, Jan 1 — Winter Break
Group IV — Jan 8, Jan 15, Jan 22, Jan 29
Winter Camp will be held on the weekend of February 5th at ???.
Group V — Feb 12 (Heiter Center), Feb 19, Feb 26
Group VI — Mar 4, Mar 11, Mar 18, Mar 25
Group VII — Apr 1 , Apr 15, Apr 22, Apr 29, (Apr 8 – Easter)
May 1 — Trail Maintenance – Meet at the Peeler’s House* at 9:30 to convoy - bring a lunch.
May 8 — Annual Meeting (Woodruff’s cabin: Weikert)
Summer Camp will take place at ??? on the weekend of August 3–5.

 

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GROUP 1 JPUUF SCHEDULE

25 September – 16 October 2011
Meetings will begin at 10:00am with coffee and socializing.
Programs begin at 10:30am.

Group 1: Elizabeth Armstrong, Erik Lofgren, Susan Waggoner, and Chris and Neal Woodruff

25 September: Armstrong/Lofgren home

This will be a two-activity meeting, the second part of which we see as explicitly intergenerational. We will first have a brief presentation by Annie Smith of the SUN Area Chapter of the American Red Cross who will explain the changes in the organization's structure and describe the chapter's efforts to assist area flood victims. We will then continue our efforts of this summer to learn/practice songs that are not as frequently sung by our fellowship. Led by Erik and Elizabeth

2 October: Heiter Center

What's a Uni to Do? Conservative Christianity is increasingly a part of the political and social scene, invading and prospectively pervading every aspect of our daily lives. How does a liberal humanist, often an atheist or naturalist, function in this atmosphere? What are the challenges for Unitarians, and how should we meet them? Led by Susan, Chris, and Neal

9 October: Armstrong/Lofgren home

Reading Together: an experiment among willing readers and listeners in passing a story round a circle. Led by Susan, Chris, and Neal

16 October: Armstrong/Lofgren home

Ms. Cynthia Peltier will give a presentation on CARE as a way of helping the Fellowship understand a local organization we support with a donation. Led by Erik and Elizabeth

Directions:

Armstrong/Lofgren Home: (522-0668), 38 Heatherbloom Drive, Lewisburg

From southern locations coming north on Rt. 15:
Turn left onto Beagle Club Road, follow for about a mile until the road tees into Hardscrabble Lane. Turn left onto Hardscrabble and take the first right onto Rosemont Place. Continue on and around a 90° left turn. It is the light green cape cod with a burgundy door. Park along the road.

From northern locations coming south on Rt. 15:
Turn right onto Smoketown Road. and go about a mile to a stop sign. Turn left onto Hardscrabble Lane. Bear left at the top of the hill and go next stop sign. Continue straight on Hardscrabble and take the first right onto Rosemont Place. Continue on and around a 90° left turn. It is the light green cape cod with a burgundy door. Park along the road.

Donald Heiter Community Center: 100 N. 5th Street, Lewisburg

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GROUP 2 JPUUF SCHEDULE
10/23/11 – 11/6/11
Meetings will begin at 10:00AM with coffee and socializing.
Programs begin at 10:30AM.

Group 2: Grundstrom - Anderson - Richards

October 23, 2011 – “The Challenge of Living with Difference” led by Allan and Ann at Owen Anderson’s home.
The challenges of living with difference: Thinking aloud together about how we practice tolerance in our society and nation. Tolerance is an important element of social justice. Do we merely tolerate or fully accept others as they are? Are there limits to our tolerance? How do we deal with people who are intolerant of us? Is the American “melting pot” still an ideal?


October 30, 2011 - “Occupy Wall Street”, led by Stacy and Owen at Anderson’s.
A discussion of the populist, civil demonstrations being held in NYC and other locations, including Lewisburg on 10/15 to advise Congress that corporate-dominated politics is capitalism run rampant, not democracy. We will share our knowledge and understanding of the demonstrations and speculate on which goals, strategies and tactics that will be most effective.


November 6, 2011 - “Religious Monuments of India”, led by Owen at the Heiter Center.
There will be slides from an Elderhostel tour of southern India, a visit with Rohit Sangi’s family in Indore, and a tour of Rajasthan. We will begin with a brief tour of special places of historical religions in India with a very brief introduction to those religions geared especially for the kids. After the kids are released the tour will continue.

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Donald Heiter Community Center: 100 N. 5th Street, Lewisburg

Owen lives at 2099 Beaver Run Road. From Lewisburg go west on Rt. 45 and turn right on Beaver Run just before you enter Vicksburg. When you come to the sign (0.9 miles) on the left indicating a tree farm, with the name Anderson, turn left into what is the Anderson's driveway. It is a loop with a wider parking area in front of the garage and space for a few more cars further on, assuming you have taken the right hand fork before the shed.

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JOSEPH PRIESTLEY UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP
Group 3 Programs
(Peeler and Sisson)
Social hour starts at 10:00; program starts at 10:30

November 13
"Balancing Dance" Judy Peeler. For some time I have
been intrigued by the implications of the lyrics to
“The Circle of Life” as sung by the Gaia women’s
Choruses…questions about our choices for words and
actions. We’ll use those lyrics as a reading and take
off from there.
Location: Kit Sisson, 5 Market Street, Lewisburg

November 20
“Shock and Awe vs. Aw Shucks: Bush & Obama Taking Out
the Bad Guys,” John Peeler (see attached essay)
Location: Judy & John Peeler, 129 Pine Street,
Lewisburg
November 27 Thanksgiving

December 4
“Bedtime Stories” (intergenerational program) Kit
Sisson. Kit will tell one story from her mother and
one she made up for her children. Feel free to bring
your own to tell.
Location: Donald Heiter Community Center, 100 N. 5th
Street, Lewisburg

December 11
Cookie Bake
Bring cookie fixin’s and lunch. Soup & beverages will
be provided
Location: Kathi Hannaford & Peter Stryker, 89 Anlyn
Drive, Lewisburg

December 18
Solstice Reading
Location: Judy & John Peeler, 129 Pine Street,
Lewisburg

December 25, January 1 Holiday break

DIRECTIONS:
Peelers: From intersection of US 15 & PA 45 (Market
Street, go east on Market 1 block to 8th, south on 8th 1
block to St. Louis St., west on St. Louis 1 block to
Pine. Left on Pine. Third house on right.
Sisson: Last house on south side of Market before the
bridge over the river.
Hannaford-Stryker: From the light on US 15 at Bucknell
campus, go west on Smoketown Road, bearing right at
intersection with Hardscrabble Road and crossing Stein
Lane. One block beyond Stein, turn right on Anlyn
Drive. House is on the corner, on the right.

Shock and Awe versus Aw Shucks:
Taking Out the Bad Guys
John Peeler
On the same day (October 21, 2011), President Obama was able to remark upon the
killing of Moammar Qaddafi in Libya and to announce the final withdrawal of American
troops from Iraq by the end of this year. This fortuitous conjuncture invites a comparison
of how presidents Bush and Obama dealt with the tyrants in those two countries.
Obama, who gained many votes by his promise to end the war in Iraq, nonetheless
bought into Bush’s commitment. He also did what Bush may never have intended: he
honored the agreement Bush concluded in 2008 with the Iraqi government to withdraw
American troops by the end of 2011. Similarly in Afghanistan, where Obama saw the
conflict as legitimate, he bought into Bush’s commitment but demanded that it be limited
in both size and duration. As a result, the U.S. commitment to that conflict will also wind
down in the next year.
In short, Obama has set a major contrast in style and strategy with George W. Bush: he
does not grandstand, he does not order massive military interventions. He doesn’t
question Bush’s commitments, but he set up the rules of engagement and the negotiating
positions to allow him to dial them back.
Obama is no dove, however, as he made clear in his Nobel Peace Prize address. He has
used unmanned drones far more than Bush, and to deadly effect in combating al Qaeda
and the Taliban, in Afghanistan, in Yemen, and in Libya. Again, he has accepted Bush’s
definition of the struggle, but adopted tactics much less costly in both lives and dollars.
Confronted with the turmoil of the Arab Spring, Obama has resisted the temptation to
intervene on a large scale, though we should not doubt that the CIA is discreetly active in
Syria and Yemen, at least. In Bahrain and the rest of the Persian Gulf oil states, Obama
has given no encouragement to the protests. Only in Libya (led by a chronic bad boy
disliked not only in the West but also among Arab leaders) did he respond to pressure to
lend support to the anti-Qaddafi rebels. And rather than take the lead in a major invasion
like that in Iraq, Obama chose to orchestrate a NATO air war, supported by the Arab
League and mandated by the Security Council for the exclusive purpose of protecting
civilians. In practice, as we know, the air war was coordinated with the rebels to
gradually erode the regime’s capabilities and allow the rebels’ territorial advances.
It was a fitting end to the Libyan conflict that Qaddafi was finally driven into a culvert by
a drone strike on his convoy as he was trying to flee the rebel forces capturing his last
redoubt. His unfortunate death by an apparent lynching cannot really be laid at Obama’s
door, but may nonetheless be useful to the administration in persuading the leaders of
Syria and Yemen to be more reasonable.
Somewhat surprisingly for a president who is coming to be regarded as politically inept,
it appears that at least in the Middle East he is showing a good deal of what Machiavelli
called virtù. That is, he seems to grasp how he can best maximize his power and achieve
his objectives, whether by doing good or evil. Without bluster, without excessive force,
he contrives to move toward where he wants to be, even when it is not obvious that he
has moved at all

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Joseph Priestley Fellowship schedule Group IV
Jan. 8,15,22 and 29
Committee: Dorothy Dickey, Margaret Moyer, Arden Miller and Roy Swazey
All meetings will begin with 10 a.m. social hour, with formal gathering about 10:30

January 8: Heiter Center
Amanda will lead a program on Special Olympics

January 15: Margaret Moyer (see directions below)
Topic: Human\Environmental Interaction
Speaker: Janet Jones

January 22: Margaret
Topic: Jesus: Some Basic Issues
Bill Becker will lead, with discussion to follow

January 29: Margaret
Topic: Hunger, Here and Around the World
Be prepared to have lunch, but don't bring food. Arden and Margaret
will lead, with some facts, some discussion and some role play to help
us learn more about hunger.

Heiter Center: 100 N. 5th Street, Lewisburg
Margaret Moyer: Travel west on Rt. 45, through Mifflinburg and Hartleton. West of
Hartleton you will pass the Rolling Hills Nursing Home on the right. Shortly after that,
turn left on Fairground Road. There is a stop sign in about a mile; bear left and pass two
houses on the right. The third house is Margaret’s. Better yet, if you haven’t been here
before call someone to car pool.


February 3-5: Winter Camp, Owen Anderson's. This will be the 40th anniversary of our first winter camp, a weekend of fun, games, fellowship and good food. If you can join us, let Erik(elofgren@bucknell.edu) know which meals you will attend and how many people.

Owen lives at 2099 Beaver Run Road. From Lewisburg go west on Rt. 45 and turn right on Beaver Run just before you enter Vicksburg. When you come to the sign (0.9 miles) on the left indicating a tree farm, with the name Anderson, turn left into what is the Anderson's driveway. It is a loop with a wider parking area in front of the garage and space for a few more cars further on, assuming you have taken the right hand fork before the shed.


 

Joseph Priestley Fellowship schedule Group V
Feb. 12, 19, and 26th
Committee: Sam Pearson, Val Grahn, and Pat Longley

Meetings begin at 10 a.m. with the formal gathering beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Feb. 12: The Spirit of Adventure

Sam Pearson Location: Heiter Center

Intergenerational program. Everyone come prepared to share an adventure they dreamed of as a child and (where applicable) an actual adventure they’ve had.

Feb. 19: Working as a Volunteer in Rural Nicaragua

Guest Speaker: Hannah Bowen Location: Sam’s home (see directions below)

Our guest, Hannah Bowen, will discuss her year abroad as a volunteer worker with ProNica in rural Nicaragua.

Feb. 26: Economic Inequality: How Should We Slice the Pie?

Pat Longley Location: Heiter Center.

When the fellowship last dealt with OWS, Erik Lofgren commented that the issue for him was not inequality, per se, but “How much inequality is too much?” Let’s explore that question: for you, what would be the ideal distribution of national wealth and income? Why? How does the U.S. compare to that ideal? What are the human consequences of economic inequality? What is the conservative perspective on and the liberal response to inequality in America? Is the liberal solution adequate or realizable? Reading: Rana Foroohar’s “What Ever Happened to Upward Mobility?” (to be e-mailed; hard copies available at prior meeting)

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Heiter Center: 100 N. 5th St. Lewisburg

Sam’s home: 200 N. 3rd St., Lewisburg. There is on street parking available. In the event of snow, program will be cancelled because of difficulty of parking.

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Joseph Priestley Fellowship, Group 6

Schedule: March 4, 11, 18, and 25th
Kathi Hannaford, Peter Stryker, Lucille Davis, and Mary Howe
Meetings begin at 10 a.m. with the formal gathering beginning at 10:30 a.m.

March 4: UUSC : What do they really do?
Led by: Kathi Hannaford Location: Heiter Center

For many years the Fellowship has contributed generously to the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, but some of us have little idea of what the UUSC actually does on the ground. Kathi will give a short presentation and lead a discussion to investigate what the UUSC is about today, and how it is driven by our UU principals.

March 11: Joseph Priestley Day at UUCSV
Location: UUCSV

We will join the UUCSV in celebrating the life and contributions of Joseph Priestley, in honor of his birthday, which is March 13. The service will include Priestley flavor and a couple of readings. The service begins at 10:30, lasts about 45 minutes, and will be followed by a potluck. Children are welcome to join the regular Religious Education groups or remain with their parents. Afterwards those interested can visit the Priestley House for free (begins at 1 PM), and the Priestley Chapel which will be open after 1 pm, and the Priestley gravesites in Riverview Cemetery. Please contact Jen Schneidman jen.schneidman@gmail.com or Kathi Hannford hannafrd@bucknell.edu if you have questions.


March 18: How Serious Are the Attacks on Public Education?
Led by: Mary Howe Location: Mary's House

Mary will lead a discussion on some current media narratives regarding public education, schooling trends, and education funding trends. We will read a short primer, which was written by Michael Payne and distributed to Bucknell Faculty in February 2012.


March 25: Cooking for Haven Ministries. More information to follow.
Everyone. Location: Kathi and Peter's house.

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Donald Heiter Center: 100 N 5th St, Lewisburg

Mary's House: 449 S 19th St, Lewisburg

UUCSV (UU Congregation of the Susquehanna Valley): 265 Point Township Dr (Rt 11), Northumberland - follow US 11 NE out of Northumberland, the Congregation building is on the left shortly past the Weis warehouse. http://www.uucsv.org/uucsv/welcome.html

Kathy and Peter's house: 89 Anlyn Drive, Lewisburg

 

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UU program for April 2012. Our overall theme for the month will be:


LIVING IN A DARK TIME
And the Lights we See in the Darkness

Meetings will begin at 10:00AM with coffee and socializing.
Programs begin at 10:30AM.

April 1) 1. How Dark Is Our Time? It is easy to feel discouraged and even despairing about many destructive trends in our time, such as climate change, environmental degradation, food and water scarcity, violence, corruption, the decline of the US, and so on. It might be argued, though, that we Americans (and Europeans) tend to exaggerate the "darkness" because of the serious political dysfunction and economic decline we presently face, or for other reasons. We will discuss the questions: How dark is our time? What are the most powerful forces of "darkness" we face? Group discussion will be followed by some personal reflections on the overall issue. Led by William Becker. Location: Heiter Community Center.

April 15) 2. Facing the Darkness, Seeing the Light: Joanna Macy. We will listen to "A Wild Love for the World", a podcast by Joanna Macy, philosopher of ecology, a Buddhist scholar, and an exquisite translator of the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke. We chose Joanna Macy because she is very inspiring as a person who speaks about the need to acknowledge the darkness and face our grief about the damage that has been done to the world, in order to free ourselves to work towards the light, overcoming and repairing the damage. Led by Dave Kristjanson-Gural. Location: Home of William Becker, 195 Fairmount Drive, Lewisburg.

April 22) 3. Lights in the darkness: Examples. An Inter-generational sharing of the ways we recharge ourselves and fill our spirit when we are feeling overwhelmed. What do you do or read or remember to lift your spirits? If it involves an activity or an object or something in writing, please bring it to share. We will also share what are things we do when we feel recharged that bring light back into the world? Bring examples of those things to share as well. It might be an article you wrote or a project you worked on or a story to tell of a gift of your time and talents you shared with someone else. Led by Kathy Kristjanson-Gural and Farida Zaid. Location: Senior Citizens Center, 116 N. 2nd St., Lewisburg.

April 29) 4. Brief Summary discussion, followed by Covered Dish Potluck, with food provided by all. Discussion led by William. Location: Senior Citizens Center, 116 N. 2nd St., Lewisburg.

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Directions to 195 Fairmount Drive: On Route 15 going S., proceed through the Rte. 45/Market St. intersection, and jog immediately to the right on Stein Lane (right behind Bastian Tire). Go about 5 blocks on Stein until you come to Jean Blvd. Turn right on Jean, proceed about 150 feet, turn left onto Fairmount Drive, go up the hill to the top, 195 is on your left, a red brick house with white trim. "195" is on the mailbox, and "Becker" on the light post at the end of the drive.

On Route 15 going N., turn left at Smoketown Road (a traffic light, at the Bucknell stadium), wind around the Bucknell golf course, cross Stein Lane, proceed 2 blocks to the top of the hill, turn right at the sign for Fairmount Drive. My house is the second one on your right.

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6 May, 2012: Annual Meeting, normal time. No pot luck (tentative
location: Heiter Center)

13 May, 2012: JPUUF 50th Anniversary Celebration. Gather at 10 am at Owen
Anderson's house. Pot luck lunch to follow.

20 May, 2012: Trail Maintenance. Car-pool from Peelers at 10:00am, or meet
at trail head at 10:30 am. Picnic lunch for those who wish afterwards.

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JPUUF Summer Schedule
2011

June 12, 2011
Practice of Songs from our New Song Book
With Potluck
Margaret Moyer's

July 3, 2011 (Rain date July 10)
Swimming with Potluck
Bill Becker's

August 5-7, 2011
Details TBA
Owen Anderson's

August 14, 2011
Pot-luck pool party and (continue to) work on learning new
music @ Bill Becker's. Rain date: 21st. From 11:00am to 5:00pm.

Locations:

Moyer:
West on PA 45 past Hartleton. Left on Fairground Rd. Left on PA 235. House is on right after you pass the West End fairgrounds.

Bill Becker's house (195 Fairmount Drive):
On Route 15 going S., proceed through the Rte. 45/Market St. intersection, and jog immediately to the right on Stein Lane (right behind Bastian Tire). Go about 5 blocks on Stein until you come to Jean Blvd. Turn right on Jean, proceed about 150 feet, turn left onto Fairmount Drive, go up the hill to the top, 195 is on your left, a red brick house with white trim. "195" is on the mailbox, and "Becker" on the lightpost at the end of the drive.

On Route 15 going N., turn left at Smoketown Road (a traffic light, at the Bucknell stadium), wind around the Bucknell golf course, cross Stein Lane, proceed 2 blocks to the top of the hill, turn right at the sign for Fairmount Drive. My house is the second one on your right.

Owen Anderson: 2099 Beaver Run Road.
From Lewisburg go west on Rt. 45 and turn right on Beaver Run just before you enter Vicksburg. When you come to the sign (0.9 miles) on the left indicating a tree farm, with the name Anderson, turn left into what is the Anderson's driveway.

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JPUUF Schedule 2010–2011


Sep 12 — Fall Organizational Meeting (Heiter Center)

Sep 19 — Trail Maintenance – Meet at the Peeler’s House* at 10:00 to convoy - bring a lunch.

Group I —Sep 26, Oct 3, Oct 10, Oct 17

Group II —Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 7

Group III — Nov 14, Nov 21, Dec 5, Dec 12 (Dec 12: Cookie Bake: Location:Hanaford-Stryker’s home )
(Nov 28 – Thanksgiving Weekend)

Dec 19 — Solstice Reading (Location: ???)

Dec 26, Jan 2 — Winter Break

Group IV — Jan 9, Jan 16, Jan 23, Jan 30

Winter Camp will be held on the weekend of February 6th at Margaret Moyer's.

Group V — Feb 13 (Heiter Center), Feb 20, Feb 27

Group VI — Mar 6, Mar 13, Mar 20, Mar 27

Group VII — Apr 3 , Apr 10, Apr 17, (Apr 24 – Easter)

May 1 — Annual Meeting (Location: ???)

May 8 — Trail Maintenance – Meet at the Peeler’s House* at 10:00 to convoy - bring a lunch.

Summer Camp will take place at ??? on the weekend of August 5-7.

Group I
Peeler - Swazey/Miller - Moyer

Group II
Howe - Sisson - Hannaford/Stryker

Group III
Kristjanson-Gural - Waggoner - Richards

Group IV
Spiro - Davis - Woodruff

Group V
Armstrong/Lofgren - Dickie

Group VI
Knight - Anderson - Zaid

Group VII
Pearson - Grahn - Longley


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Joseph Priestley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Group 1 Program, 2010
Arden Miller, Roy Swazey, Margaret Moyer, Judy Peeler, John Peeler

September 26, "Our Place: Central PA natural and constructed human habitat"

Family Activity followed by potluck picnic. Meet at Shikellamy Overlook picnic area 10:30. If you enjoy using your digital camera, bring it. Bring a clipboard if you have one handy. Don't forget to bring potluck picnic dish and your eating utensils.
Host team will provide drinks.
In the event of very bad weather (e.g., hard rain), the October 17 program will be held at Peelers’, and this program will be postponed to October 17.

October 3, "Uncovering cryptic governmental racial discrimination using GIS", Professor Ben Marsh, Geography, Bucknell.

Location: Donald Heiter Community Center, 100 North Fifth Street, Lewisburg

October 10, "Service in Guatemala (Intergenerational),"

Location: Moyer’s, 1350 State Route 235, Laurelton
Reed, Mary, Julia and Graham Moyer will talk about their recent trip volunteering and touring in Guatemala. Slides will be shown. Children welcome for as long as they want to stay, and can then explore outdoors or work on a craft project.

October 17, "Nasty and Brutish: Why Are Politics So Ugly Right Now?", John Peeler

Location: Peelers’, 129 Pine Street, Lewisburg

Directions:

Shikellamy State Park Overlook: From Lewisburg go S on Rt 15. Turn left onto County Line Rd. which is 1.8 mi after the Winfield traffic light. Follow County Line Rd across the highland. As the road is heading down to the river and Rt 11, go left at the Y and steeply up the hill, following signs and prohibitions

Moyer: West on PA 45 past Hartleton. Left on Fairground Rd. Left on PA 235. House is on right after you pass the West End fairgrounds.

Peeler: From intersection of US 15 and PA 45 (Market St) in Lewisburg, take Market east one block to Eighth Street, right on South Eighth one block to St. Louis Street, right on St. Louis one block to Pine Street, left on Pine. House is third on right.

 

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Schedule for JPUUF Group 2

Kathi Hannaford, Peter Stryker, Mary Howe, Kit Sisson


Oct. 24
The Grandmother Hypothesis
Location: Mary Howe’s home (449 S. 19th St, Lewisburg), 522-9196

Mary Howe will lead a discussion of a group of ideas often called “The Grandmother Hypothesis.” Of the great apes (chimps, bonobos, gorillas, humans, and orangutans), humans are the only group to have an extended “post-reproductive” lifespan in females. Several groups of researchers attribute the emergence of this phenomenon in our lineage to the care that women past childbearing years give to young children and their mothers.


Oct. 31
Halloween and the Day of the Dead
Location: Kit Sisson’s home (5 Market St, Lewisburg, at the bridge), 768-2951

Everyone is welcome to come in costume. After the discussion, we will decorate skull biscuits and share a witch’s cauldron of soup.


Nov. 7
Early Thanksgiving
Location: Hannaford/Stryker home (89 Anlyn Dr), 523-6672

A short program and potluck Thanksgiving meal in thanks and celebration for 50 years of friendship and fellowship in JPUUF. We will provide the turkey and a vegetarian main dish.


All of the programs are in Lewisburg, and should be easy to find. If you have questions call the respective resident at the phone numbers given after their address.

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Joseph Priestley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Group III
Kristjanson-Gural - Waggoner - Richards

Here is our group's schedule through December.

 

Date Topic for Adults/Location Children's Fellowship Helper(s) w/ Kids
14-Nov Life Changes & Qigong- Arlyne/ Heiter Ctr Intergenerational & playing in the gym sitter/Judy P
21-Nov Sense of Place-/K-G's Susan W Bible Stories and Craft Elizabeth
5-Dec Humane Education- Zoe Weil (Kathy)/ Heiter Ctr Intergen? Bikes Against Poverty? & gym sitter?
12-Dec Cookie Swap & Decorating/Hannaford's Intergenerational  
19-Dec Solstice Readings/Margaret's Solstice story (15 min) & Scavenger Hunt Kathi H

I think everyone knows how to get to Kathi and Peter's and Margaret's. The Kristjanson-Gural's address is 27 Brown St in Lewisburg (S 2nd turns in to Brown St. ).

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JPUUF GROUP IV SCHEDULE

January 9, 2011 at the Heiter Center at 10:00

It seems timely to begin the new year--and decade--with a meeting devoted to our "place." We suggest that we have an informal round-table discussion of the current condition of our Union/Snyder locale as a human habitation. We intend it as an opportunity to voice prospects, questions, concerns, problems--any thoughts about the state of the place where we live and its near future that seem worth sharing and perhaps mooting.

Neal will begin the discussion and will moderate it.

January 16, 2011- Heiter Center -The Value of Play

Mark will lead an intergenerational discussion on the continued importance of play throughout our lives for our emotional, social and intellectual development. Please share stories of your childhood and your most memorable play experiences.

January 23, 2011 - Sam Pearson - The Music of Van Wagner

Mark Spiro's home - 327 High St. New Berlin

January 30, 2011 - Heiter Center - Thinking about Transitions--Midlife and Beyond

A conversation about changes in life circumstances that we either have faced, are currently facing, or will face in the future. Chris will lead the discussion

Donald Heiter Community Center, 100 North Fifth Street, Lewisburg

Mark Spiro's home - 327 High St. New Berlin

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GROUP 5 JPUUF SCHEDULE
02/9/11 – 02/27/11
Meetings will begin at 10:00AM with coffee and socializing.
Programs begin at 10:30AM.

Group 5: Elizabeth Armstrong, Erik Lofgren, and Dorothy Dickie

February 13 at The Heiter Center
Pocket Wisdom
We will read and discuss the life lessons as written by Regina Brett, a 90-year old who published her guiding principles in the Plain Dealer. Please come ready to think about short aphorisms or sayings that have guided you in your life so far. Group discussions and joint discussion led by Elizabeth. The text is attached to the e-mail.

February 20 at Armstrong/Lofgren Home

The CEO of Transitions (formerly known as SVWIT), DiAnn Baxley, will be our guest speaker. She will give us an overview of how Transitions has transformed itself, where it is today, where she expects it to go in the coming years. Please join us as one of our gestures of support for this organization.

February 27 at the Hannaford/Stryker's house instead of at the Armstrong/Lofgren house.

Erik will lead a discussion about why we read. We will start with a conversation about a riddle presented by the children’s book Three Ladies Beside The Sea, and then move to our larger topic. Please come prepared to describe a story/book/poem that has had special meaning for you.

Location: 89 Anlyn Drive, Lewisburg
Tel: 523-6672


Directions:
Armstrong/Lofgren Home: (522-0668), 38 Heatherbloom Dr., Lewisburg

From southern locations coming north on Rt. 15:
Turn left onto Beagle Club Road, follow for about a mile until the road tees into Hardscrabble Lane. Turn left onto Hardscrabble and take the first right onto Rosemont Place. Continue on and around a 90° left turn. It is the light green cape cod with a burgundy door. Park along the road.

From northern locations coming south on Rt. 15:
Turn right onto Smoketown Road. and go about a mile to a stop sign. Turn left onto Hardscrabble Lane. Bear left at the top of the hill and go next stop sign. Continue straight on Hardscrabble and take the first right onto Rosemont Place. Continue on and around a 90° left turn. It is the light green cape cod with a burgundy door. Park along the road.

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GROUP VI JPUUF SCHEDULE
03/6/11 – 03/27/11
Meetings will begin at 10:00AM with coffee and socializing.
Programs begin at 10:30AM.

Group VI: Knight - Anderson - Zaid

March 6, 2011. Kerry Walters, William Bittinger Professor of Philosophy; Peace & Justice Studies, Gettysburg College will be our guest. He will discuss his recent book "Atheism: a Guide for the Perplexed".

We will meet at the Donald Heiter Community Center: 100 N. 5th Street, Lewisburg.

March 13, 2011 - Joseph Priestley Birthday Celebration at UUCSV
Join everyone at UUCSV for a Joseph Priestley themed service on March 13 at 10:00 AM to celebrate
his birthday (March 13, 1733). Following the service join in the birthday potluck lunch. After lunch,
visit the Priestley House Musuem at 1:00 to continue the celebration (free admission). Enjoy chemistry
demonstrations in the Pond Building by Priestley re-enactor Ron Blatchley at 1:30 and 2:30 pm. UUCSV
is located at 265 Point Twp Drive (aka Rt. 11), Northumberland.
http://www.uucsv.org/uucsv/Directions.html

March 20, 2011 - The Unitarian Bible @ Owen Anderson’s
Following up on Kerry Walter’s visit with us on March 6, Jim Knight will lead a discussion on biblical
passages and Christian tenets that remain relevant to Unitarian Universalism. Feel free to bring
examples of scripture, from Christian or other faith traditions, that you find meaningful and which
offer “common ground” with other faiths.

March 27, 2011 - Positive Psychology @ Heiter Center
Farida Zaid will share some thoughts on the pursuit of happiness.

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Donald Heiter Community Center: 100 N. 5th Street, Lewisburg

Owen lives at 2099 Beaver Run Road. From Lewisburg go west on Rt. 45 and turn right on Beaver Run just before you enter Vicksburg. When you come to the sign (0.9 miles) on the left indicating a tree farm, with the name Anderson, turn left into what is the Anderson's driveway. It is a loop with a wider parking area in front of the garage and space for a few more cars further on, assuming you have taken the right hand fork before the shed.

UUCSV is located at 265 Point Twp Drive (aka Rt. 11), Northumberland. http://www.uucsv.org/uucsv/Directions.html

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JPUUF
Group VII Schedule
Becker, Grahn, Longley, Pearson/Buonopane

All Meetings start with coffee, snacks and mingling from 10 to 10:30. Programs run from 10:30 to noon.


April 3 – Donald Heiter Community Center, 100 N 5th St, Lewisburg, – “Remember to Die,” Bill Becker will lead a discussion on mortality.

April 10 – Walking Tour of the Bucknell Arboretum with Mark Spiro. We will assemble between 10 and 10:30am in the Campus Greenhouse at the top of the Biology and Chemistry building, Rooke Hall. From there, be prepared to walk around the campus. Dress appropriately. We will meet in rain, but thunder will cancel.

April 17 – Val Grahn's House, 213 River Road, Shamokin Dam. -- Marcellus Shale Fracking and Water Treatment, a talk by Visiting Professor Kevin Gilmore, Civil Engineer at BU, plus time on the water in canoes and kayaks afterward.

DIRECTIONS:

DHCC: The Donald Heiter Community Center is located at the intersection of North 5th Street and St. John St. in Lewisburg. Turn north off Market St. onto North 5th and
proceed to the corner of St John St. and 5th; DHCC is on your right.

Greenhouse: The biology greenhouse is located on the 4th floor of the biology building at Bucknell University. Enter the biology building through the 7th St entrance (adjacent to the O'leary center) and take the elevator or stairs to the 4th floor.

Val Grahn’s House: From Lewisburg go south on 15 then 11&15. Just past the Susquehanna Valley Mall, go right onto the Susquehanna Valley Mall Drive exit, at the stop sign turn left, at the red light go straight and pass Sheetz, at the first intersection on your right turn right onto River Road, go straight over the rail road tracks, turn right at the T in the road and turn left into the first driveway. It is white. Phone- 374-3476.

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The annual business meeting and potluck of the JPUUF will be held on
Sunday, May 1st, at the Woodruffs' cabin near Weikert in western
Union County.

We suggest that the group gather as usual between 10:00 and 10:30.
The meeting will begin about 10:30 and the potluck once the meeting
has concluded, hopefully around 11:30 to noon. The Woodruffs will
furnish snacks to stay morning hunger and drinks--coffee, tea, juice,
and soft drinks. Please bring your contribution to lunch and your
plate and utensils. The kitchen stove and refrigerator are
functioning in case they are needed.

Parking space is limited, so car pooling will be very helpful. Also,
consider the weather and your garb: since the triple red oak in front
of the porch was downed by a storm, the porch is no longer shaded and
grows warmer than in the past, especially if there is bright
sunshine, when it can grow uncomfortable. Arrangements have been made
to have the metal roof painted white to reflect sunlight, but there
hasn't been enough warm, dry weather yet for the job to be done. So
consider your comfort.

Mark Spiro has kindly consented, as in past years, to take the
children on a nature walk to see what's coming up and out in the
woods in springtime.

Here are directions to the cabin from Lewisburg, about 25-26 miles,
roughly a 40-minute drive: Drive west on PA 45 through Mifflinburg
and on to Hartleton. The latter, it is well to remind you, is a speed
trap, and it is very important to observe the 35-mile speed limit
through the town from east edge to west edge lest one be nabbed by
the Hartleton police, who are alert to the town's financial needs. As
you approach the west end of Hartleton on PA 45, slow and watch for a
street to the left named LAUREL RD., and turn onto it. (Don't be
deceived by any street signs on your right.) Drive 3-4 miles on
Laurel Rd. to a 4-way stop in the middle of Laurelton where you will
cross PA 235 a few hundred yards south of Margaret Moyer's home.
Drive directly across the intersection and you will be headed to
Weikert on WEIKERT RD. In about 6 miles you will pass through the
small village of Weikert. Continue on the same road through and
beyond the town, up a hill, and then past a large horse farm on your
right. As you pass the driveway into the horse farm, look to your
left, where you will see Hironimus Church just ahead--a small white,
green-trimmed building, possibly thronged with Sunday communicants.
As you pass the church, glance at your odometer, for you will need to
make a left turn in just half a mile. Drive past the cemetery and
picnic grove beyond the church, and on past several houses and
cabins. After a curve and dip over what was once a railway crossing,
watch for BUICK BLVD. (!) on your left, and when you reach it, turn
on it down into the woods. The cabin you seek is at the end of the
first drive you reach on your left. The drive is marked by number 47
and a fading sign with the Woodruff name on it. Drive to the brown
cabin at the end and look for a good place to park.

If you have a problem, you can phone the cabin at 922-1946.

Sunday, 8 May 2011
Trail maintenance at 10:00am (trail head) or 9:30am (Peeler's for
caravanning); bring lunch if you wish.

 

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Joseph Priestley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

SUMMER 2010

June 13 (Sunday) Walk/hike and Picnic (Weikert)

We will first gather at the Woodruff's cabin at 10:15am, and set out for a walk/hike along Penns Creek.
From the cabin we plan to drive to the end of Weikert Rd., park in the parking lot and walk from there. That will be the "flat" walk. (If there are those who wish to make a hike up White Mountain, there may be a group that opts for that.) We will return to the parking lot according to our metabolism of the day (an hour or so), and return to the Woodruff's cabin where we will have a picnic. Please bring your lunch and something to share.

Directions to the Woodruff's cabin in Weikert:
From Lewisburg or other points east: It takes about 45 miniutes to drive from Lewisburg.
Take Route 45 west through Hartleton, to State Route 235, which appears on your left as you near the former Laurelton State Village. (If you pass the Village, you have missed the turn.)
Turn left on 235, proceed into Laurelton (As you arrive in Laurelton you will have the West End Fairground on your left). Go on to Weikert Rd., a crossroad at a 4-way stop with the Laurelton P.O. on one corner.
Turn right on Weikert Road, proceed about 6 miles. As you near Weikert you will pass the Sportsmen’s Club on your left. Go on straight through the village, ide ntifiable by the defunct general store and the P.O. on the right.
Continue on a couple more miles, watching for a small white-painted church on your left. As you pass the church, notice your odometer and continue for .5 mi. At the half-mile point watch for Buick Blvd. (a simple country lane) on your left.
Turn left on Buick Blvd. and go slow, watching for # 47 and a sign for Woodruff on your left.
Turn in and press on--it’s not far to the cabin. (If you pass a house with a large, well-manicured lawn, you have gone past our place, for sure.)
NOTE: As far as Weikert, you can follow signs to Wesley Forest, if that helps. Just don’t turn off Weikert Rd. til you get to Buick Blvd.
Phone 522-0472

July 18 (Sunday) Outside Fun at Bill Becker's house

We will gather at Bill's house for outside fun (I believe he has a pool) and a picnic potluck. Our time frame will be from 11:00am to about 4:00pm. It will be a nice time to catch up with each other and find out what the summer has brought each of us. Food will be the usual wonderful JPUUF potluck style, and Bill has offered to provide beverages. In the event of inclement weather the rain date with be July 25.

Directions to Bill Becker's house (195 Fairmount Drive):
On Route 15 going S., proceed through the Rte. 45/Market St. intersection, and jog immediately to the right on Stein Lane (right behind Bastian Tire). Go about 5 blocks on Stein until you come to Jean Blvd. Turn right on Jean, proceed about 150 feet, turn left onto Fairmount Drive, go up the hill to the top, 195 is on your left, a red brick house with white trim. "195" is on the mailbox, and "Becker" on the lightpost at the end of the drive.

On Route 15 going N., turn left at Smoketown Road (a traffic light, at the Bucknell stadium), wind around the Bucknell golf course, cross Stein Lane, proceed 2 blocks to the top of the hill, turn right at the sign for Fairmount Drive. My house is the second one on your right.

August 6-8, Summer Camp at R.B. Winter State Park

We have reservations for 5 camp sites at R.B. Winter State Park for the weekend. We did not get the cul de sac that we had last year, so it was a good opportunity to experiment with a different set of sites. Three sites are regular camp sites, and two allow pets, and the 5 are all adjacent to each other. Erik Lofgren (the chair for next year) will send out all the information about the site numbers and meal schedules as we approach the dates.

 

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JPUUF Schedule 2009-2010

September 6 – Fall Organizational Meeting (Heiter Center)

September 13 – Trail Maintenance - Meet at the Peeler’s House* at 9:30 to convoy - bring a lunch.

Group I - Sept 20, Sept 27, Oct 4, Oct 11

Group II – Oct 18, Oct 25, Nov 1, Nov 8 (October 25 – Old Time UU Hymn Program at the Senior Center in Lewisburg)

Group III – Nov 15, Nov 22, Dec 6, Dec 13 (Cookie Bake - Hanaford-Stryker’s home)
(Nov 29 – Thanksgiving Weekend)

Dec 20 – Solstice Reading (Val’s house)

Dec 27 – Winter Break

Group IV – Jan 10, Jan 17, Jan 24, Jan 31

Winter Camp will be held on the weekend of February 7th at the Anderson’s home.

Group V – Feb 14, Feb 21, Feb 28

Group VI – Mar 7, Mar 14, Mar 21, Mar 28

Group VII – Apr 4 , Apr 18, Apr 25, (April 11 – Easter)

May 2 – Annual Meeting (Woodruff’s Weikert camp)

May 9 – Trail Maintenance

Summer Camp will take place at R.B. Winter State Park on the weekend of either July 30st or August 6th (Elizabeth will confirm)

Group I - Pat, Judy and Owen, Susan Wagoner

Group II - Dorothy, Judy and John, Stacy, Mary Howe

Group III - Lucille, Arden, Roy and Amanda, Val

Group IV - Farida, Sam and Steve, Frances, Pat McCormick

Group V - Kit, Kathy and Peter, Laurie and Jim

Group VI - Margaret, Kathy and Dave, Chris and Neal

Group VII - Elizabeth and Erik, Dina and Mark


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Joseph Priestley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Group I Schedule September 20 – October 11, 2009
Pat, Susan, Owen, Judy and Bill

We will convene for our social hour at 10:00 am and begin the program at 10:30am, except where otherwise indicated.

September 20 at Owen and Judy Anderson's. The discussion, which will be led by Bill Becker, is entitled "Spirituality and Spiritual Struggle."

September 27 Owen and Judy Anderson's. A brief photo review of our Fellowship history followed by group participation on “This is what I believe” and/or “How I came to join this group.”

October 4 at Heiter Center. Pat will lead a discussion on Health Care, facetiously entitled “Are you sick of it yet? – US Health Care in the 21st Century.”

October 11 at the Buffalo Creek Water Quality Restoration facility on Buffalo Flat Road. This intergenerational program will include a guided tour of the site with an explanation of its operation and a demonstration of its effectiveness. There is a short walk (200 yards) from Buffalo Flat Road to the site. The initial discussion and the follow up adult discussion will take place at the sign on Buffalo Flat Road. The program will be followed by a “bring your own” picnic lunch. Bring lawn chairs. Meet at Anderson’s at 9:30 to caravan to the site. If the weather is expected to be bad, a late Saturday email or possibility a Sunday morning one will anounce the decision to stay at the Anderson's.l


The Andersons live on Beaver Run Road. Go west on Rt. 45 and turn right on Beaver Run just before you enter Vicksburg. When you come to the sign on the left indicating a tree farm, turn left into what is the Anderson's driveway.

Buffalo Flat Road site. On PA 45 go 17.8 miles west of Lewisburg and turn right onto Stony Run Road (Just before PA 235 and Laurelton Center.) Continue on Stony Run Road for 3.2 miles to Buffalo Flat Road. Turn right on Buffalo Flat Road and go 1.6 miles to the site.

Donald Heiter Community Center: 100 N. 5th Street, Lewisburg

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Joseph Priestley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Group 2 Schedule, 2009
Dorothy Dickie, Mary Howe, Judy & John Peeler

Social hour starts at 10:00, program starts at 10:30.


October 18 Inter-Generational Program: A Conversation about Soul/Spirit followed by Pumpkin-Carving (bring your own pumpkin and carving tools) Location: Val Grahn’s, 213 River Road, located in Shamokin Dam. Directions: From Lewisburg go south on 15 then 11&15. Just past the Susquehanna Valley Mall, go right onto the Susquehanna Valley Mall Drive exit, at the stop sign turn left, at the red light go straight and pass Sheetz, at the first intersection on your right turn right onto River Road, go straight over the rail road tracks and turn right at the T in the road. My house is the first house on the left. It is white. Phone- 374-3476.

October 25 Old Time UU Hymns, Reverend Richard Speck (Joseph Priestley District Executive), accompanied by Charlie Phelps. Dr. Speck will lead us in singing hymns going back to the 1840s. There will be a comparison of our current Commonly Held Unitarian Universalist Principles and “The Things Most commonly Believed Among Us,” by William Ellery Gannett, 1887. Invitations have been sent to Williamsport and Northumberland.
Pot luck to follow.
Location: Lewisburg Senior Center, 116 N. 2nd Street, Lewisburg. Children have play with sitter.

November 1 UUSC Partnerships in Action in Kenya, Al Benford, at Heiter Community Center, 100 N. 5th Street, Lewisburg. Children’s program: discussion of “Pennies for Peace,” and what to do with the remaining Heifer Fund money.

Al Benford is a long-time friend of Judy and John, a member of the Manchester, CT, UU Society, and a frequent participant in UUSC programs. Here is his description of his talk:

The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee is an international human rights organization, working with partners in many countries. UUSC sponsors JustJourneys so that participants can learn about the work of the partners and return home to tell about it and engender support for UUSC. On this trip to Kenya, participants met advocates for the “poorest of the poor,” learned of their work and saw how UUSC is putting our UU principles into action, working with partners to promote positive social change.

November 8 What Went Right (or Wrong) with Health Care Reform? John Peeler will build on Pat Longley’s program October 4, updating developments in the intervening month and, he hopes, analyzing the final outcome. Location: John & Judy Peeler, 129 Pine Street, Lewisburg. Children have play with sitter.
Directions to Peelers: From intersection of US 15 and Market Street, go 1 block east, right on South 8th Street for one block, right on St. Louis 1 block to Pine Street. 129 is 2nd house on right.

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Joseph Priestley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Group 3 Schedule, 2009
Val Grahn, Lucille (Myra) Davis, Arden Miller, Roy and Amanda Swazey
Social hour starts at 10:00, program starts at 10:30.

November 15 Inter-generational program: Discussion of memories of grandparents, being a grandparent, emotional and physical warmth, during the discussion the group will be making no-sew fleece blankets to donate to the American Red Cross; Val will provide fabric for several blankets; (Note: To accommodate the needs of Sunday School, the topic of spirituality was postponed to the second meeting)

Location: Val Grahn’s, 213 River Road, located in Shamokin Dam. Directions: From Lewisburg go south on 15 then 11&15. Just past the Susquehanna Valley Mall, go right onto the Susquehanna Valley Mall Drive exit, at the stop sign turn left, at the red light go straight and pass Sheetz, at the first intersection on your right turn right onto River Road, go straight over the rail road tracks, turn right at the T in the road and turn left into the first driveway. It is white. Phone- 374-3476

November 22 The Spirit of Music; special guest Beverly Conrad; Children will be doing legislative work with Stacey to pass the “Pizza Bill”; location: Val Grahn’s house (see above)

November 29 No program

December 6 Inter-Generational Program: In honor of The National Day of Listening; we will create our own StoryCorps recordings; Come with an idea of who in the Fellowship you may wish to interview and a set of questions; several people may share an interview of one or more others and the interviewee many turn tables and ask questions; recordings made today will be shared at winter camp; the loan of digital tape recorders for the session would be appreciated; www.storycorps.org/
Location: Heiter Community Center, 100 N. 5th Street, Lewisburg

December 13 Cookie Bake at Kathi Hannaford/Peter Stryker’s house
Bring-- a cookie dough ready to roll/drop, pot holders, cooling racks, cookie sheets, cookie cutters and other baking utensils, containers in which to carry home a share of the baked cookies, a sandwich to eat with the soup we will provide
Location:89 Anlyn Dr Lewisburg, PA- from the corner of Market St. and Rt 15 take Stein Lane south; at the intersection of Stein Lane and Smoketown Rd turn right; Anlyn Dr is the next right; their house is the house on the corner; (570) 523-6672

December 20 Inter-Generational Program: Solstice Readings
Share the spirit of the season by bringing a reading, music or something else of your choice to share;
Location: Val Grahn’s house (see above)

December 27th and January 3rd- no meetings

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JPUUF Group IV 2009-2010 Program Schedule

All Meetings start with coffee, snacks and mingling from 10 to 10:30. Programs run from 10:30 to noon.

January 10
The Work That Reconnects in Context
Joanna Macy Meets Barbara Ehrenreich
Led by Sam Pearson
At the DHCC

January 17
Drumming Circle and Pot Luck
Led by
At Farida Zaid’s house

January 24
Brain-Healthy Lifestyles
Led by Farida Zaid
At Pearson/Buonopane house

January 31
On Spirituality
With Guest, Anne Keeler Evans
At Farida Zaid’s house


Directions:

To Farida Zaid’s:
102 N Front St
From 45 east, turn north onto Front St. The house is on the corner one full block down on the right, at the intersection with St John St. The house is red brick. There is on-street parking. The side door off St Mary St will be open.

To the Pearson/Buonopane’s:
200 N 3rd St
522-8159
From 45 east, turn north onto 3rd St. The house is on the corner two full blocks down on the right, at the intersection with St Mary St. The house is red brick with two large trees in front. There is on-street parking everywhere except for eastbound on St Mary St. The door will be open.

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JPUUF Group V -- February 2010 Program Schedule

All meetings start with coffee, snacks and mingling from 10 to 10:30. Programs run from 10:30 a.m. to noon.


Feb 14
Tai Chi for Everyone (a family inclusive program)
Led by Kit Sisson.
At the Donald Heiter Community Center

Feb 21
Stuart Young, Asst Professor of Religion at Bucknell, will speak about the teachings, practices and history of Buddhism in general, before going into some of the major features that distinguish Tibetan Buddhism in particular.
At the Hannaford/Stryker residence.

Feb 28
Gary Gill and Donovan Inch, both of the Juniata Vegetarian Society, will be our guest speakers. Gary will discuss how we can heal the planet by the food choices we make and Donovan will discuss various religions and their connection to vegetarianism.
At the Hannaford/Stryker residence.



Locations:
Donald Heiter Community Center: 100 N. 5th St, Lewisburg

Hannaford/Stryker residence: 89 Anlyn Dr, Lewisburg
From the “Bucknell” light at US 15 and Moore Ave/Smoketown Rd: go west (away from Bucknell campus) on Smoketown Rd., continue on Smoketown around the golf course. At the 2nd stop sign (Stein Lane), continue on Smoketown up the hill 1 block, turn right on Anlyn Dr., 89 is right there on the corner of Anlyn Dr and Smoketown Rd (brick house). 523-6672

Group V: Kathi Hannaford, Peter Stryker, Jim and Laurie Knight, Kit Sisson.

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JOSEPH PRIESTLEY FELLOWSHIP SCHEDULE FOR MARCH Group VI

Hosts: Chris and Neal Woodruff, Kathy and Dave Krisjanson-Gural, Margaret Moyer
All meetings will begin with the usual social time at 10 a.m.

March 7 Heiter Center Members of the LWV Study Group will talk about the pros and cons for Pennsylvania of Marcellus Shale activity.

March 14 Host: Margaret Moyer Rituals of Spring, an intergenerational program Led by Chris and followed by potluck and a wetland walk, weather permitting. Bring your thoughts on how you greet the spring and why we love spring so much.

March 21 Heiter Center Afghani student Palwashi Siddiqui, will speak on her work here, and about her country To prepare by seeing her documentary film, go to the Campus Theater at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 28. Announcement attached.

March 28 Hosts: Dave and Kathy K/G Speaking of Faith--Listening and discussing. Led by Dave and/or Kathy.

DIRECTIONS:
Heiter Center: 100 N. 5th Street, Lewisburg

Margaret: 1350 State Route 235, Millmont. Travel west on Route 45, through Hartleton, to
Fairground Road. Go about a mile, past the fairgrounds and on to white house with green trim

Dave and Kathy: 27 Brown Street, Lewisbug

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JPUUF Group VII -- April 2010 Program Schedule
(Elizabeth Armstrong, Dina El-Mogazi, Erik Lofgren)

All meetings start with coffee, snacks and mingling from 10 to 10:30. Programs run from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

April 4 No Meeting (Easter)

April 11 (Heiter Center)
John Dramazos, former pastor at the Beaver Memorial Methodist Church in Lewisburg, will lead a discussion about “spirituality” in its most universal sense. He will engage all of us in a investigation and inspection of spirituality in concept and practice.

April 18 (Armstrong/Lofgren residence)
Erik Lofgren will offer a program on Japan. He will present a slideshow of photos during his year in Japan and talk about his impressions and experiences.

April 25 (Local park. Location to be announced)
This will be on outdoor picnic potluck. Dina El-Mogazi will lead us in “talking the forest”. Please come and bring good weather with you. We are going to choose a location which also has shelter so we can still gather in the event of foul weather.

May 2 (Woodruff cabin in Weikert)
Annual Meeting – Please join the whole group at Chris and Neal’s camp in Weikert to close out the official year of our Fellowship meetings. We will address old and new business, and elect officers for the coming year, as is our custom. A potluck will follow the meeting. The Woodruffs have a great deal of downed limbs and whatnot around the cabin. Please stay and help clean up a bit for them. Bring along saws, trimmers and work gloves to give them a helping hand. We hope Dina will lead a walk in the woods with the children.

May 9 – Trail Maintenance for the Merrill Lynn Trail
For those who are car pooling or do not know the way, we will leave from the Peelers house on Pine Street at 10:00am with an ETA of 10:30 at the trail head. Please bring appropriate tools and a lunch.

Directions:
HEITER CENTER is located at the intersection of North 5th Street and St. John’s in Lewisburg. Turn north off Market St. onto North 5th and proceed to the corner of St John’s and 5th; Heiter Center is on your right.


ARMSTRONG/LOFGREN HOME: (522-0668), 38 HEATHERBLOOM DR., LEWISBURG
From southern locations coming north on Rt. 15:
Turn left onto Beagle Club Road, follow for about a mile until the road tees into Hardscrabble Lane. Turn left onto Hard Scrabble and take the first right onto Rosemont Pl. Continue on and around a 90° left turn. It is the light green cape cod with a burgundy door. Park along the road.

DIRECTIONS TO WOODRUFF CABIN, PAST WEIKERT
From Lewisburg or other points east: It takes about 45 miniutes to drive from Lewisburg.
Take Route 45 west through Hartleton, to State Route 235, which appears on your left as you near the former Laurelton State Village. (If you pass the Village, you have missed the turn.)
Turn left on 235, proceed into Laurelton (As you arrive in Laurelton you will have the West End Fairground on your left). Go on to Weikert Rd., a crossroad at a 4-way stop with the Laurelton P.O. on one corner.
Turn right on Weikert Road, proceed about 6 miles. As you near Weikert you will pass the Sportsmen’s Club on your left. Go on straight through the village, ide
ntifiable by the defunct general store and the P.O. on the right.
Continue on a couple more miles, watching for a small white-painted church on your left. As you pass the church, notice your odometer and continue for .5 mi. At the half-mile point watch for Buick Blvd. (a simple country lane) on your left.
Turn left on Buick Blvd. and go slow, watching for # 47 and a sign for Woodruff on your left.
Turn in and press on—it’s not far to the cabin. (If you pass a house with a large, well-manicured lawn, you have gone past our place, for sure.)
NOTE: As far as Weikert, you can follow signs to Wesley Forest, if that helps. Just don’t turn off Weikert Rd. til you get to Buick Blvd. Phone 522-0472

 

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JPUUF Schedule 2008-2009

September 7 – Fall Organizational Meeting (Spiro/El-Mogazi House)

September 14 – Trail Maintenance - Meet at the Peeler’s House* at 9:30 to convoy - bring a lunch.

Group I - Sept 21, Sept 28, Oct 5, Oct 12

Group II – Oct 19, Oct 26, Nov 2, Nov 9

Group III – Nov 16, Nov 23, Dec 7, Dec 14 (Nov 30 – Thanksgiving Weekend)

Dec 21 and Dec 28 – Winter Break

Group IV – Jan 4, Jan 11, Jan 18, Jan 25, Feb 1

Winter Camp will be at the Hanaford/Stryker house on the weekend of either January 30th or February 6th

Group V – Feb 8, Feb 15, Feb 22, Mar 1

Group VI – Mar 8, Mar 15, Mar 22, Mar 29

Group VII – Apr 5, Apr 19, Apr 26, (April 12 – Easter)

May 3 – Annual Meeting

May 10 – Trail Maintenance

Summer Camp will take place at R.B. Winter State Park on the weekend of either August 1st or 8th


Group I; Judy and John, Laurie and Jim

Group II; Judy and Owen, Pat, Susan Waggoner

Group III; Val, Arden Roy and Amanda, Frances

Group IV;Sam and Steve, Kit, Stacy

Group V; Farida, Kathy and Peter, Dorothy

Group VI; Margaret, Kathy and Dave, Lucille

Group VII; Dina and Mark, Chris and Neal

Directions to Peeler’s House:
Judy and John live at 129 Pine Street, Lewisburg, which is located behind the high school.

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JPUUF 2009 Summer Schedule


June 14- Hike and picnic at Tall Timbers

We will have a walk and picnic Snyder-Middleswarth State Park (aka Tall Timbers)
Hikers show up about 10; others can come later. Bring a picnic lunch.

To get there, take Rt. 235 south past Margaret's house and over the
mountain to Troxelville. In center city Troxelville there is a sign
for the park, which is a few miles northwest of town.

July 4 - Pot luck and barbeque at Mark and Dina's

July 31 - August 2 Summer camp at Half Way Dam

August 23 - Songfest at Margaret's.

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Group 1: Judy & John Peeler, Jim Knight

September 21, St. Mary's Street Park, Lewisburg, Meet at picnic pavilion near St Mary's St
(rain date September 28; meet at Peelers' in case of rain)
Planning a Green Community - If you could plan a community from scratch, what would you include (or exclude) to make it more livable and sustainable? Program will include a hands-on exercise in planning the redevelopment of a not-so-hypothetical abandoned industrial site.
Bring a picnic if you wish

September 28, Peelers, 129 Pine Street, Lewisburg
Moral psychology and why people vote as they do
Text: Jonathan Haidt, "What Makes People Vote Republican?" <http://www.edge.org/documents/archive/edge256.html#haidt>

October 5, Donald Heiter Community Center, 100 N. 5th Street, Lewisburg
Testaments: A Poetic Take on Remembering Presidents

October 12, Peelers
Breaking the Galilean Spell: Indeterminacy and creativity in nature and human society.
Text: Stuart Kauffman, "Breaking the Galilean Spell," <http://www.edge.org/3rd_culture/kauffman08/kauffman08_index.html>

Directions to Peelers: From intersection of US 15 and PA 45 (Market Street) in Lewisburg, go east 1 block to 8th Street, right on 8th one block to St. Louis Street, right on St Louis one block to Pine Street, left on Pine. House is on right in middle of the block (#129).

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Joseph Priestley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Group 2: 10/19/08 – 11/9/08 Judy & Owen Anderson, Pat Longley, Susan Waggoner
Meetings will begin at 10:00 A.M. with coffee and socializing. Programs begin at 10:30 AM.

October 19 at the Heiter Center
Creation Care – Review /discussion of a lecture by Rev. Richard Cizik on "Climate Change," October 16, 7 pm at the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center, Bucknell University.
Background watching: “Is God Green?” by Bill Moyers,
http://www.pbs.org/moyers/moyersonamerica/green/index.html
Background reading: UUA statement on Global Warming/Climate Change.
http://www.uua.org/socialjustice/socialjustice/statements/8061.shtml

October 26 at Andersons

Pot Luck and walk in the woods

November 2 at Heiter Center

The Financial Crisis – its Effects; Locally, Nationally, and World Wide
Led by Steve Stamos, International Relations, Bucknell University

November 9 at Andersons

“This Present Paradise”, by Rita N Brock and Rebecca A Parker; from the UU World, Summer, 2008. For almost 1,000 years, the Christian church emphasized paradise, not Crucifixion. How we can rediscover paradise today.

Directions:
Anderson: From Lewisburg at the intersection of US 15 and PA 45 go 5 miles west on PA 45. There, at the east end of Vicksburg, as you are starting down the hill turn right (North) on Beaver Run Road and go 0.9 of a mile. The lane is on the left (West) at a tree farm sign and “ANDERSON” just below it, in white on a brown sign. If you get to Keefer Rd on the left you have gone 200 feet too far. (966-3686)

Donald Heiter Community Center: 100 N. 5th Street, Lewisburg

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GROUP 3 JPUUF SCHEDULE 11/16/08 - 12/14/08

Meetings begin at 10:00A.M. with socializing and coffee.

Programs begin at 10:30 A.M.


November 16 – Program – Why Amanda Is Happy Obama Won The Election
Funding services for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Information presented and discussion led by Arden Miller and Amanda Swazey.
Location – Val Grahn’s house

November 23 – Program – Intergenerational Member Sharing
A time to tell about our current interests, activities, volunteering,studies, endeavors, and adventures. Bring photos, brochures, recordings, demonstration materials etc.
Location – Val Grahn’s house

November 30 – No meeting Thanksgiving break

December 7 – Readings – Bring a story or poem to share with the group (Very early Solstice Reading)
Location – Heiter Center

December 14 – Cookie Bake
Location – Hannaford/Stryker home

December 21 and 28 – No meeting Christmas Break

Heiter Center is located at 100 North 5th Street , Lewisburg , PA

Valerie Grahn – 213 River Road , Selinsgrove – From Lewisburg: South on 15 then go right onto the Susquehanna Mall Drive exit which is just past the stoplight by the entrance to the mall and WalMart. At the stop sign turn left. Proceed across ll&15 past Sheetz a short distance to where the road curves to the left and Turn Right onto River Road . Go over the RR tracks and turn right at the T in the road. It is the first house on your left, white house with a white mail box. Park in the driveway or in the field directly across the street.

Hannaford/ Stryker home is located at 89 Aylin Drive , Lewisburg , Pa.

Group 3 members – Arden, Roy and Amanda Miller/Swazey; Frances Stover; Valerie Grahn

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JPUUF Group IV Program Schedule, January 4-25, 2009
Sam Pearson, Stacy Richards, Kit Sisson

All Meetings start with coffee, snacks and mingling from 10 to 10:30.

Programs run from 10:30 to noon.

January 4
Slide show of Egypt – DHCC

January 11
SNOWED OUT!

January 18
Voluntary Simplicity – Living More with Less
Led by Sam Pearson
At Kit Sission's, see directions below

January 25
Race in the Region: Race in the Race to the White House
Professor James Peterson
At Pearson/Buonopane home

Directions:

To Kit Sission's:

From 45 west, turn south on Bull Run Crossing, west on Fair View, south on Valley View, west on Mountain View to 2nd house on right, a brown chalet-like house. Or turn south on Fairgrounds at the light to west on Smoketown to south at the stop sign onto Valley View to west at Mountain View

To the Pearson/Buonopane's:

200 N 3rd St
From 45 east, turn north onto 3rd St. The house is on the corner two full blocks down on the right, at the intersection with St Mary St. The house is red brick with two large trees in front. There is on-street parking everywhere except for eastbound on St Mary St. The door will be open.

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JPUUF Group V Schedule

Feb 1 – Mar 1, 2009

Group V is: Kathi Hannaford, Peter Stryker, Dorothy Dickie, Farida Zaid

February 1: at Heiter Center

Free the slaves – an organization seeking to end slavery worldwide Program led by Farida, including a 12 minute video “Slavery 101”, and information on slavery in the world, including the United States.

February 6 – 8: at Hannaford/Stryker’s

WINTER CAMP!

See Mark Spiro for sign-up sheet. Hope to see you there, and don’t forget the laughter. Also, you can be a gamma tester for a new board game “Playing Gods”

February 15: at Farida Zaid’s

Simplicity, Poetry, and You: Bring a favorite poem, or two or three; something about the poet if you like; around the theme of simplicity. Your own poems are most welcome – perhaps a haiku, the essence of simplicity.

February 22: at Hannaford/Stryker’s

Cooking for Haven Ministries. We’ll get a sign-up going beforehand. We’ll also have soup, you can bring accompaniments, for ourselves after we’ve prepared the meal for Haven Ministries.

March 1: at Heiter Center

Topic in the energy/conservation area TBA.

Directions:

Heiter Center is located at 100 North 5th Street , Lewisburg , PA


The Hannaford-Strykers live at 89 Anlyn Drive, a curving one-block street running between Stein Lane and Smoketown Road south of Lewisburg. It can be reached via either street.
From Stein Lane, if one is headed south, Anlyn is the last right turn before Smoketown, which is a four-way stop anticipated by a sign. The house is the last one on the left. If one is headed north on Stein, turn left on Smoketown and take the first right turn. The house is the first one on the right.
From Smoketown, if one is headed east, Anlyn is the last left turn before the intersection of Smoketown with Stein Lane, and the house is the first one on the right. If one is headed west on Smoketown, Anlyn is the first right turn after the intersection of the two major streets.

Farida Zaid is at 102 N Front Street, Lewisburg, PA


 

JPUUF Group VI Schedule

March 8 – Mar 29, 2009
Meetings will begin at 10:00 A.M. with coffee and socializing. Programs begin at 10:30 AM.

Group V is: Margaret, Kathy and Dave, Lucille

Below is a brief description of each week's topic (including the children's
program) and location. Directions to Margaret's and Kathy and Dave's
are below. We look forward to seeing you.

March 8: International Women's Day, led by Kathy
Location: Margaret Moyer's house
Please bring a story to share about a woman who has influenced your life. She may be a relative or friend, living or dead who has influenced you or it could be someone you have met or read about and been inspired by.

Children's fellowship: Older children: Evolution, Charles Darwin, & women in science (Mary Howe, leading) younger children: Ethics story
(Judy Peeler, leading)

March 15: A history of Unitarian Universalism, led by Margaret
Location: Kathy and Dave's house
Margaret will initiate a discussion of some of the early developments of Unitarian Universalism and their significance for our group.

Children's fellowship: Older children: Stories of Birth Younger children: Ethics story

March 22: Singing and Potluck led by Margaret
Location: Margaret Moyer's house
The Song committee is working on an update of the songbook. Margaret would like to take this opportunity to (re)learn a few of the songs that we may be less familiar with. Weather permitting a walk in the woods will follow.
Please bring a dish to share with the group.

Children's fellowship: Older children: Topic to be announced Younger children: Ethics story

March 28: Mondragon Co-op Bookstore and Meeting Place
Location: Kathy and Dave's
Dave will provide some background concerning a highly successful system of worker co-ops in the Basque region of Spain and how a new co-op bookstore in town intends to embody these ideals of workplace democracy. He will ask us to consider the extent we believe that the 5th UU principle - the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large - ought to be extended to include the workplace.

Children's fellowship: Older children: to be with adults for first 1/2hr Younger children: Ethics story


Group VII; Dina and Mark, Chris and Neal

April 5: Heiter Center

Farming in Our Neighborhood: Findings of a study of The Future of Agriculture in Union County--some current facts and attitudes concerning our primary industry, and some implications for our economy, environment, and diet. Discussion led by Chris and Neal (who participated in the study).

April 12: Easter Sunday - No meeting

April 19th: Sustainable landscaping: Discussion and work party at the Bucknell University Environmental Center native plants garden, led by Dina.

We will be meeting at the Bucknell University Environmental Center (BUEC) at 10:00am. The BUEC building is the small brick ranch house across from the Observatory. You can park either in the Observatory parking lot, along Fraternity Rd. in the marked parking spaces, or in the large parking lot behind BUEC.

We will have a short presentation on sustainable landscaping and then, weather permitting, a short work session in the garden. I'll see if I can cajole Mark into giving us an apple tree pruning demonstration as well. Please bring any of the following that you have available: gloves, trowels, rakes, pruning shears.

April 26th: Topic TBA, at El-Mogazi/Sprio house.

May 3rd: Annual meeting, Woodruffs' cabin and it will be a POT LUCK.

DIRECTIONS TO WOODRUFF CABIN, PAST WEIKERT

From Lewisburg or other points east: It takes about 45 miniutes to
drive from Lewisburg.

Take Route 45 west through Hartleton, to State Route 235, which
appears on your left as you near the former Laurelton State Village.
(If you pass the Village, you have missed the turn.)

Turn left on 235, proceed into Laurelton (As you arrive in Laurelton
you will have the West End Fairground on your left). Go on to Weikert
Rd., a crossroad at a 4-way stop with the Laurelton P.O. on one corner.

Turn right on Weikert Road, proceed about 6 miles. As you near
Weikert you will pass the Sportsmen’s Club on your left. Go on
straight through the village, identifiable by the defunct general
store next to the P.O. on the right.

Continue on a couple more miles, watching for a small white-painted
church on your left. As you pass the church, notice your odometer and
continue for .5 mi. At the half-mile point watch for Buick Blvd. (a
simple country lane) on your left.

Turn left on Buick Blvd. and go slow, watching for # 47 and a sign for
Woodruff on your left.

Turn in and press on--it’s not far to the cabin. (If you pass a house
with a large, well-manicured lawn, you have gone past our place, for
sure.)

NOTE: As far as Weikert, you can follow signs to Wesley Forest, if
that helps. Just don’t turn off Weikert Rd. til you get to Buick Blvd.

Phone 522-0472 If we’re out at the cabin, call forwarding will work
(if we’re in earshot).

May 10th: Trail maintenance. Merrill Lynn Trail.
Depart from Peelers' 129 Pine Street, Lewisburg, 10:00 am, or meet at
parking area at 10:30.
DIRECTIONS: North on US 15 to I-80, West on 80 to exit for Jersey
Shore. Right at exit, about 1 Mile to Ohnmeiss Gap Rd on left.
Proceed up hill, right onto Zimmerman Rd. then left on Mohn Mill Rd.
In about 1 mile, look for marking area on left at junction with
Pipeline Rd.

Directions:

El-Mogazi/Spiro Home: From Lewisburg take Route 15 south to Route 304 at Winfield. Follow Route 304 approximately 7 miles to New Berlin. At the four-way stop in the center of town, turn right on Vine Street, and proceed one block to High Street. We are the red brick house with white trim at the corner of High and Vine. You may park on our side of High Street, or proceed down Vine and park in the driveway behind the house. Please do not park in the neighbor’s spaces across the street from us (the Showers will appreciate it!)

Moyer's house: West on Rt. 45 through Mifflinburg and Hartleton, which is a speed trap; be careful. About 1 1/2 miles past Hartleton, look for Rolling Hills Manor on the right, then a bar and sporting goods store on the left. Immediately after the sporting goods store (in an old house) turn left onto Fairgrounds Road. Go nearly a mile to a stop sign, then continue on, bearing left on Pa. 235. Pass two houses; Margaret’s is the 3rd on the right after the stop sign. 1350 State Route 235, 922-1342

Kristjanson-Gural's house, 27 Brown St, Lewisburg 523-8919
From Market St in Lewisburg head 3 blocks south down S 2nd St to the intersection with St. George. Continue straight as S 2nd turns into Brown St. The 4th house on the right is the Kristjanson-Gural's. It's a white house with green shutters.

Heiter Center is located at 100 North 5th Street , Lewisburg , PA

 

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JPUUF Summer 2008 Schedule

May 11- Trail Maintenance. Gather at the Peeler’s at 9:30 AM or go directly to the trailhead. Bring lunch to eat at trail head.

June 1- End of Life meeting and potluck at Woodruff’s cabin in Weikert. Meeting at 10 AM; 10:30-12:00 discussion of end-of-life issues. Potluck at noon. Mark will explore the creek with children and others not taking part in discussion.

June 22- Game Day at Val’s. Games to begin at 10:30AM. Games organized by Kathy and Emma K-G, Alex and Margaret. Cookout and potluck; bring meat to grill and a dish to pass. River play after the meal.

July 27th- Hike and Picnic at Tall Timbers. Group to gather at 10 AM. Hike with picnic afterwards.

August 22nd-24th- World’s End State Park.

Directions:

Peeler’s:

129 Pine St., Lewisburg.

Woodruff’s cabin:

From Lewisburg or other points east: It takes about 45 miniutes to drive from Lewisburg.

Take Route 45 west through Hartleton, to State Route 235, which appears on your left near Laurelton State Village. (If you pass the Village, you have missed the turn.)

Turn left on 235, proceed into Laurelton (As you arrive in Laurelton you will have the West End Fairground on your left). Go on to Weikert Rd., a crossroad at a 4-way stop with the Laurelton P.O. on one corner.

Turn right on Weikert Road, proceed about 6 miles. As you near Weikert, you will pass the Sportsmen’s Club on your left. Go on straight through the village, identifiable by the defunct general store and the P.O.

Continue on a couple more miles, watching for a small white-painted church on your left. As you pass the church, notice your odometer and continue for .5 mi. At the half-mile point watch for Buick Blvd. (a simple country lane) on your left.

Turn left on Buick Blvd. and go slow, watching for # 47 and a sign for Woodruff on your left.

Turn in and press on--it’s not far to the cabin. (If you pass a house with a large, well-manicured lawn, you have gone past our place, for sure.)

NOTE: As far as Weikert, you can follow signs to Wesley Forest, if that helps. Just don’t turn off Weikert Rd. til you get to Buick Blvd.

Phone 522-0472

Val’s home: From Lewisburg, go south on Rt. 15 past Susquehanna Valley Mall, turn right on Susquehanna Valley Mall Drive, then at the stop sign turn left. The left turn will bring you back across Rt. 15 (Sheetz is on the left) on Susquehanna Valley Mall Drive; follow this road until the road curves; turn right onto River Rd. Go straight on River Rd. until a “T” in the road and turn right at this point; Val’s is the first house on the left.

Tall Timbers:
Here are two possible routes from Mifflinburg:

1. Proceed south on PA 105 to the village of Penns Creek. Turn right on Troxelville Road. After about 8 miles, PA 235 comes in from the right and joins Troxelville Rd on the eastern edge of Troxelville.

2. Proceed west on PA 45 through Hartleton. Turn left at the Stagecoach Stop store, onto Fairground Road. After about a mile, at the West End Fairgrounds, turn left onto PA 235. This route goes through Laurelton, crosses Penns Creek at Glen Iron, & goes over Jacks Mountain. After a little more than 7 miles, Rt. 235 reaches a T with Troxelville Road on the eastern edge of Troxelville.

ALL TOGETHER NOW! Continue west on Troxelville Rd 0.2 miles and turn right on Timber Rd, which goes gently uphill & becomes gravel. At 3.7 miles, turn left onto Swift Run Rd. You will shortly pass the Rock Spring Picnic area. Proceed to 4.6 miles, & turn right into the entrance of Snyder-Middleswarth Picnic area (sharply downhill & over the creek).

World’s End State Park:

Take I-180 toward Williamsport until Exit 13 for Muncy/Hughsville. Take that exit and turn right onto PA 405 E. Then turn left onto PA 405 (these are MapQuest Directions…if anyone can explain it better, please do so); PA 405 becomes US220 which you should follow until PA 154. The park is off Rt 154.

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JPUUF 2007-08 Program Schedule

All meetings at 10 a.m. unless otherwise indicated. The first meeting of each month, October through April, will be at the Heiter Center. Other meeting places to be announced.

Kathy and Dave Kristjanson-Gural will plan the religious education program, along with the children.

September 9 Organizational meeting at Margaret Moyer’s home, 1350 State Route 235, Millmont.
Call 922-1342 for directions if needed.

There will be a potluck meal after the meeting. Bring a family favorite, either current or from your past, and be ready to share, briefly, why you chose the dish you brought. Drinks provided.

September 16, 23, 30 and October 7, 14. One of these Sundays will be Merrill Lynn Trail Maintenance. .
Group 1 – Pat Longley, Jim and Laurie Knight, Kit Sisson


October 21, 28, November 4
Group 2 – Elizabeth Armstrong, Eric Lofgren, Emily Knight, Frank Chase

November 11 and 18, December 2 and 16.
Group 3 – Kathy Hannaford, Peter Stryker, Chris and Neal Woodruff.
This group will plan a solstice celebration for December 16.

December 9 Annual Cookie Bake.

January 6, 13, 20 and February 3.
Group 4 - Margaret Moyer, Sam Pearson, Steve Buonopane, and Lucille Davis

January 25-27 Winter Camp

February 10, 17, 24, March 2
Group 5 - Arden Miller, Roy Swazey, Val Grahn, Farida Zaid

March 9, 16 and 30, April 6
Group 6 - John and Judy Peeler, Owen and Judy Anderson, Dorothy Dickie
This group will plan a spring celebration, probably on March 16.

April 23, 20 and 27
Group 7 - Mark Spiro, Dina Elmagazi, Frances Stover, Stacy Richards

May 4 Annual Meeting

May 11 Trail Maintenance (in case of bad weather deferred to June)

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JPUUF – Group 1 Schedule, 2007

Meetings begin at 10:00 with coffee and socializing, program begins at 10:30.

September 16 – “The Hundred Mile Diet” – Laurie Knight will lead a discussion of the politics and practicalities of eating locally based on the article by the same name in the September 10 edition of The Nation and Barbara Kingsolver’s book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. (You can read the Nation article on-line at http://www.thenation.com/doc/20070910/ketcham).

? Please bring an edible item foraged from your yard (not your garden) to share with the Sunday School class, who will join us for the first 15 minutes of the program. Location: Kit Sisson’s

September 23 – “Cultivating Community: A Plan for Union County’s Future” – Kit Sisson will lead a discussion and group work session dealing with Union County’s upcoming master planning process. Location: Kit Sisson’s

September 30 – Trail Maintenance at the Merrill Linn Trail

October 7 – Discussion of immigration in the United States led by Pat Longley. Location: Heiter Center

October 14 – Jim Knight will lead a brief discussion of the background of UUism and what attracted each of us to this unique religious practice. The discussion will be followed by a potluck dinner. Location: Kit Sisson’s

Directions:

Heiter Center is located at the intersection of North 5th Street and St. John in Lewisburg. Turn north off Market St. onto North 5th and proceed to the corner of St John and 5th; Heiter Center is on your right.

Kit Sisson lives at 62 Mountain View, off Valley View. From Rte 45, west of Lewisburg, turn south at Bull Run Crossing (near Smeltz Mobil), 1st right (Fairview), next left (Valley View), next right (Mountain View) 2nd house on right. (524-2094)

The Merrill Linn trail directions are too complicated to for me to explain. Those who wish to car pool or caravan to the trail should meet at John and Judy Peeler’s, 129 Pine St., Lewisburg, at 10:00 AM. Others should meet at the trailhead at 10:30.

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JPUUF- Group 2 Schedule

Elizabeth Armstrong, Emily Knight, Erik Lofgren

October 21 November 4, 2007
Meetings to begin at 10:00AM for coffee and socializing; 10:30 for programming

Date: October 21
Location: Armstrong/Lofgren home
Topic: What if there were no religion?
Moderator: Elizabeth and Erik

Date: October 28
Location: Armstrong/Lofgren home
Topic: Pot luck for local food
Moderators: Elizabeth and Erik

Date: November 4
Location: Heiter Center
Topic: Guest speaker, G. C. Waldrep, poet

Date: Novenber 11
Location: the home of Kathi Hannaford and Peter Stryker.
Topic: Guests Gail and Manuel Duque will share with us information about Hospice services and their own experiences as Hospice volunteers. They will be accompanied by their charming little dog, Milo, who is also a trained volunteer.

Directions:
Heiter Center is located at the intersection of North 5th Street and St. John’s in Lewisburg. Turn north off Market St. onto North 5th and proceed to the corner of St John’s and 5th; Heiter Center is on your right.


Armstrong/Lofgren Home: (522-0668), 38 Heatherbloom Dr., Lewisburg

From southern locations coming north on Rt. 15:
Turn left onto Beagle Club Road, follow for about a mile until the road tees into Hardscrabble Lane. Turn left onto Hard Scrabble and take the first right onto Rosemont Pl. Continue on and around a 90° left turn. It is the light green cape cod with a burgundy door. Park along the road.

From northern locations coming south on Rt. 15:
Turn right onto Smoketown Rd. and go about a mile to a stop sign. Turn left onto Hardscrabble Ln. Bear left at the top of the hill and go next stop sign. Continue straight on Hardscrabble and take the first right onto Rosemont Pl. Continue on and around a 90° left turn. It is the light green cape cod with a burgundy door. Park along the road.

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JPUUF PROGRAM, GROUP 3 SCHEDULE

As usual, informal gathering will begin at 10, program at 10:30

NOV. 18 Energy Review.
After a brief review, Peter Stryker will lead a discussion. He wonders whether the citizens of the US are ready to mend our ways. What do you think?

Meet at the Hannaford/Stryker’s house, 89 Anlyn drive.

DEC. 2 Bees and our food supply. Bucknell biologist Beth Capaldi, whose specialty is bees, will share information about their importance to what we eat. She has also kindly offered a chance for us to sample some actual bee produce, in a honey-tasting!

Meet at the Heiter Community Center, 100 N. 5th St.

DEC. 9 Annual cookie bake and exchange.
Bring your raw materials, cookie sheets or pans needed, and a hot mitt or spatula--so there will be plenty when things start flying out of the oven. Don’t forget a container to take some cookies home.
Please also bring a sandwich or whatever for lunch; soup will be provided.

Meet at the Hannaford/Stryker’s

DEC. 16 Solstice Celebration.
Val Grahn has graciously offered her home for this occasion. She lives at
213 River Road, Selinsgrove

DIRECTIONS:
The Hannaford-Strykers live at 89 Anlyn Drive, a curving one-block street running between Stein Lane and Smoketown Road south of Lewisburg. It can be reached via either street.
From Stein Lane, if one is headed south, Anlyn is the last right turn before Smoketown, which is a four-way stop anticipated by a sign. The house is the last one on the left. If one is headed north on Stein, turn left on Smoketown and take the first right turn. The house is the first one on the right.
From Smoketown, if one is headed east, Anlyn is the last left turn before the intersection of Smoketown with Stein Lane, and the house is the first one on the right. If one is headed west on Smoketown, Anlyn is the first right turn after the intersection of the two major streets.

Here are Val Grahn’s instructions to her house:
Phone: (570)374/3476
To all who have been to my house before, just come as usual. Some street names and house numbers were changed about a year and a half ago.

From Lewisburg:
Go south on route 15, it becomes 11&15 then Susquehanna Trail.
Turn Left onto Roosevelt Ave. ( The stop light just past Lowes)
Turn Right onto N. Old Trail (Stop sign at T in road)
Turn Left onto River Road
Turn Right at the T in the road. My house is the first house on the left, white mail box and white house.

From South or West:
Get onto 11&15 Susquehanna Trail (Straight north on Market Street in Selinsgrove. Left from 522 where it ends.)
Go over the green bridge and straight to the first stop light. (By Sheets)
Turn right onto Susquehanna Mall Drive.
Turn right onto River Road.
Turn right at the T in the road. My house is the first house on the left, white mail box and white house.

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JPUUF PROGRAM, GROUP 4 SCHEDULE
As usual, informal gathering will begin at 10, program at 10:30


January 6, at Donald Heiter Community Center, 100 N 5th St, Lewisburg
After We Die
There are still some options. A memorial service? What kind? What about the body? Those we leave behind might appreciate some guidance. Margaret will lead the discussion and bring some resources.

January 13, at the Senior Center in the Area Agency on Aging, 116 N 2nd St, Lewisburg
Union County Comp Plan (Suite)
Have you had a chance to weigh in yet? Did you forget to bring up something crucial? Can we help make the planning process more accessible for others? Sam will facilitate a brainstorming session. If people are willing, I'd like to open this up to others outside the fellowship and have those who have been engaged so far help with child care, running a children's brainstorming session, and facilitating additional small groups.

January 20, at Pearson/Buonopane Home, 200 N 3rd St, Lewisburg
SlowFood
What's that? To tie into our Ethical Eating focus for the year, we will learn about this international movement to strengthen regional foodways. Guest Brian Garthwaite will lead the discussion.

Feel free to stay on after the program to brainstorm about Memorial Services and put together information cards as a follow-up to the January 6 discussion. There will be soup and the children will make a couple pizzas. If you’d like to partake, please bring something to round out those offerings for yourself.

January 25-27, at Margaret Moyer's, 1350 State Route 235 Laurelton
Winter Camp
Start thinking about which meal you'd like to sign up for and what games you want to bring. Speaking of which, does anyone have Perquackey?

February 3, DHCC, 100 N 5th St, Lewisburg

Investing with Your Values

Catherine Scheib cannot come this week. So we are planning a morning of singing. Requests are very welcome, including for songs that are not in the book, if you know them or can find someone who does. We'll also review songs that we don't know well and want to learn better, and sing the ones we like most. In other words, it is very open, but I will come with a plan that can be followed or abandoned. We will finalize the date and place for Summer Camp.


DIRECTIONS:

DHCC, The Donald Heiter Community Center, is located at the intersection of North 5th Street and St. John St. in Lewisburg. Turn north off Market St. onto North 5th and
proceed to the corner of St John St. and 5th; DHCC is on your right.

The Senior Center is located on N 2nd St in Lewisburg. Turn north off Market St onto North 2nd and proceed to the corner of St Mary St. and 2nd. Turn right (east). The access to the parking lot is on the right behind Simon House. Please use the North Entrance (the side with the ramp).

Margaret Moyer's home is in Laurelton. To get there, travel west on Route 45, through Hartleton, past Rolling Hills Nursing Home. Just after the bar and tackle shop, turn left onto Fairgrounds Road. Go to stop sign at fairgrounds, keep to the left on Rt. 235, and go on to the third house on the right. White house with green trim, 1350 State Route 235.

The Pearson/Buonopane home is in downtown Lewisburg. Get to the center of town, at the intersection of Market St and 3rd St and turn north onto 3rd St (toward Cherry Alley). Go past two full blocks to the corner of St. Mary St. Number 200 is the red brick house at the corner of N 3rd and St. Mary. Parking is on-street.

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GROUP 5 JPUUF SCHEDULE 02/10/08 - 03/02/08
Meetings will begin at 10:00 A.M. with coffee and socializing. Programs begin at 10:30 AM.


February 10 - Cooking for Haven Ministries We will be making a meal for about 25 people. Committees are needed to plan and prepare each of the following; a main dish, a salad, a dessert. Since many people will be involved in the preparation, a few people may need to bring knives and cutting boards. Beverages and snacks will be provided for the JPUUF. Location: Val Grahn's

February 17 - Drum Circle and Potluck. Location: Farida Zaid's

February 24 - Drug Court 101, presentation and discussion led by Denise Bareiss. Location: Val Grahn's

March 2 - Industrial Energy Use - presentation and energy discussion led by Peter Stryker. Location: Heiter Center


Directions:

Heiter Center is located at the intersection of North 5th Street and St. John in Lewisburg.

Farida Zaid - 102 Front Street, Lewisburg

Valerie Grahn - 213 River Road, Selinsgrove - From Lewisburg: South on 15 then go right onto the Susquehanna Mall Drive exit which is just past the stoplight by the entrance to the Mall and WalMart. At the stop sign turn left. Proceed across 11 &15 past Sheetz a short distance to where the road curves to the left and Turn Right onto River Road. Go over the RR tracks and turn right at the T in the road. It is the first house on your left, white house with a white mail box. Park in the driveway or on the grass across the street.

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GROUP 6 JPUUF SCHEDULE 03/9/08 - 04/06/08
Meetings will begin at 10:00 A.M. with coffee and socializing. Programs begin at 10:30 AM.

Group 6: Judy & John Peeler, Judy & Owen Anderson, Dorothy Dickie

March 9 at Andersons
Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion and Sam Harris, The End of Faith

March 16 at Andersons
Easter/spring celebration: Egg dying, bring your eggs and supplies.
Bring a sandwich or alternative nutriment if you wish; we will provide soup.

March 23 Easter: no meeting

March 30 at Peelers
The Jackfruit Project: aiding an orphanage in Kerala, India

April 6 at Donald Heiter Community Center
Gretchen Lovas will read “Soul Lifts” by Tess Baumberge, and will speak on “Coming Home to Unitarian Universalism.”


Directions:
Anderson: From Lewisburg at the intersection of US 15 and PA 45 go 5 miles west on PA 45. There, at the east end of Vicksburg, as you are starting down the hill turn right (North) on Beaver Run Road and go 0.9 of a mile. The lane is on the left (West) at a tree farm sign and “ANDERSON” just below it, in white on a brown sign. If you get to Keefer Rd on the left you have gone 200 feet too far. (966-3686)

Peeler: 129 Pine Street, Lewisburg. From the intersection of US 15 and PA 45 (Market Street), take Market east one block to 8th Street, right on South 8th one block to St. Louis Street, right on St. Louis one block to Pine Street, left on Pine; house is in middle of block on right. (523-3820)

Donald Heiter Community Center: 100 N. 5th Street, Lewisburg

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JPUUF- GROUP 7 SCHEDULE, 4/13/08 - 4/27/08

Stacy Richards, Frances Stover, Mark Spiro, Dina El-Mogazi

All meetings to begin at 10:00 for coffee and socializing; programs will begin at 10:30.

April 13th
Location: El-Mogazi/Spiro Home
Program: Stream Clean-up on Penn’s Creek
Facilitator: Dina and Mark

Details: We will meet at the El-Mogazi/Spiro home for drinks and snacks, and then proceed to the New Berlin Commons to participate in a program called “The Great PA Cleanup.” We’ll be picking up trash along Penn’s Creek in New Berlin along a stretch of the creek that is located between two great playgrounds for the kids to enjoy. Feel free to bring a kayak if you want to “fish” for trash in the creek. For more info on this program see http://www.greatpacleanup.org/ .

Note: In case of rain we’ll stay in and Frances will lead a discussion about working for peace in our local area.

April 22nd
Location: Heiter Center, 100 N. 5th St., Lewisburg
Program: Working Together on Community Projects
Facilitator: Stacy Richards

Details: In Democracy in America, the Frenchman Alexis Tocqueville described his view of colonial America’s community-based involvement as a key contributor to the success of our young democracy. Involvement in activities that benefit our community and our world is very much second nature for most, if not all, UU Fellowship members. Through discussion, we will explore the mindfulness in which we make decisions to give our time and other resources to improve our communities, and share opportunities to increase our individual contributions.

April 27th
Location: El-Mogazi/Spiro Home
Program: Food and Mindfulness in the Zen Tradition
Moderator: Reverend Dai-En Bennage

Details: This year during our focus on food we’ve talked a lot about WHAT to eat but not HOW to eat. In our last program of the year, Reverend Dai-En Bennage, Abess of the Mount Equity Zendo in Pennsdale, will discuss a mindful approach to eating.

Upcoming common sessions:

May 4th: Annual Meeting at Margaret Moyer’s
May 11th: Trail Maintenance

Directions to El-Mogazi/Spiro Home: From Lewisburg take Route 15 south to Route 304 at Winfield. Follow Route 304 approximately 7 miles to New Berlin. At the four-way stop in the center of town, turn right on Vine Street, and proceed one block to High Street. We are the red brick house with white trim at the corner of High and Vine. You may park on our side of High Street, or proceed down Vine and park in the driveway behind the house. Please do not park in the neighbor’s spaces across the street from us (the Showers will appreciate it!)

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SUMMER 2007

JPUU FELLOWSHIP MIDSUMMER POTLUCK PICNIC

Where: The Woodruffs’ cabin west of Weikert

When: Sunday, June 24th from 10:00 am to whenever

Please bring a dish to share and your own plates and utensils. Drinks will be furnished as well as munchies to sustain us until lunch time around noon.

Margaret wisely suggested we gather at the usual time in the morning because it will be cooler then for physical activity. There are hikes to be taken by anyone interested--a pleasant flat one along the former railroad right-of-way by Penns Creek to the west, a stiffer climb up to Chimney Rock above the Creek to the southeast. Both trailheads can be reached by a short drive. Sitting on the porch is also an approved activity. Anyone who wishes to stick around after lunch is welcome, as well.

If you can arrange to carpool, that will not only conserve petroleum but adapt to the limited parking space at the cabin.

How to get there: First get to Laurelton, where Margaret Moyer lives. At the middle of town there is an intersection with a four-way stop, an intersection between PA 235 (roughly N-S) and Weikert Road (roughly
E-W). Take the road for about six miles to Weikert. (Up to that point, but not beyond, you can follow direction signs to Wesley Forest.) Continue straight through Weikert on the same road, up a hill, past a horse-farm on the right and a small white-painted church on the left. Exactly half a mile past the church a lane runs into the woods on the left--”Buick Blvd.” Take that turn. Woodruffs’ is the first place on the left, back in the woods--47 Buick Blvd.

Any questions? Phone 522-0472.


July 14, Saturday, 5pm

Susquehanna Progress Potluck Picnic at Soldier's Memorial Park on N Water St in Lewisburg.
There's no program for the picnic other than food and fun. Please bring a covered dish, side or dessert to share and your own dishes, cups and silverware. (Also a good idea to bring plenty of water, sun screen, and bug spray.) If the bring-your-own-tableware policy is a hardship, we will be test-driving the growing, though still incomplete LAN stash of reusable tableware. The event is open to all. Parking is available on Water St or on the side streets. Water has a good deal of fast moving traffic, so use care in crossing to the park. Unfortunately the park is not wheelchair accessible. In case of rain, the picnic will still take place, but the venue will shift to the Senior Center at the Area Agency on Aging, 117 N 2nd St, Lewisburg. For more information, call 713.7275 or email Susquehanna.Progress@gmail.com


August 3-5 SUMMER CAMP at Poe Paddy

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JPUUF 2006-07 Program Schedule

September 10 Potluck/organization meeting (Peelers)
17 Trail maintenance
24 GROUP 1 (Peeler, Pearson)
October 1 GROUP 1 Heiter Center
8 GROUP 1
15 GROUP 1
22 GROUP 2 (Anderson, Sisson)
29 GROUP 2
November 5 GROUP 2 Heiter Center
12 GROUP 2
19 GROUP 3 (Hannaford/Stryker, Knight, Dickie)
26 THANKSGIVING (NO MEETING)
December 3 GROUP 3 Heiter Center
10 SOLSTICE READINGS
17 COOKIE BAKE
24 CHRISTMAS EVE (NO MEETING)
31 NEW YEARS EVE (PARTY?)
January 7 GROUP 3 Heiter Center
14 GROUP 3
21 GROUP 4 (Woodruff, Longley, Richards)
26-28 WINTER CAMP at Hannaford/Stryker House
February 4 GROUP 4 Heiter Center
11 GROUP 4
18 GROUP 5 (Miller/Swazey, Johnson, Grahn)
25 GROUP 5
March 4 GROUP 5 Heiter Center
11 GROUP 5
18 GROUP 6 (Zaid, Armstrong/Lofgren, Chase)
25 GROUP 6
April 1 GROUP 6 Heiter Center
8 GROUP 6
15 GROUP 7 (Moyer, Mogazi/Spiro, Davis)
22 GROUP 7
29 GROUP 7
May 6 TRAIL MAINTENANCE
13 ANNUAL MEETING (GROUP 7?)
20 BUCKNELL COMMENCEMENT
27 MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND (PARTY?)
August 3-5 SUMMER CAMP at Poe Paddy

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PROGRAM GROUP 1
2006
-7


John & Judy Peeler
Sam Pearson & Steve Buonopane

September 17 Trail Maintenance, Merrill Lynn Trail.
Depart from Peelers' 129 Pine Street, Lewisburg, 10:00 am, or meet at
parking area at 10:30.
DIRECTIONS: North on US 15 to I-80, West on 80 to exit for Jersey
Shore. Right at exit, about 1 Mile to Ohnmeiss Gap Rd on left.
Proceed up hill, right onto Zimmerman Rd. then left on Mohn Mill Rd.
In about 1 mile, look for marking area on left at junction with
Pipeline Rd.

September 24 Peelers', 10:00 gathering, 10:30 program
Judy Peeler will do a demonstration Sunday School class, followed by...
Sam Pearson, The Local Action Network.

October 1 Donald Heiter Community Center, 100 N. 5th St,
Lewisburg, 10:00 am
John Peeler, Welcoming Congregation Workshop #1

October 8 Peelers' 10:00
John Peeler, Politics: when and how much to stand on principle?

October 15
WAGGONER'S GAP, Hawk Watching
Leave from Peelers' at 9:00 am.
Bring lunch
Wear sturdy shoes that grip rocks
Wear layers: it could be either hot or cold
Bring a seat cushion
Bring binoculars


DIRECTIONS: US 11-15 South to I-81 West. Exit at Mt Zion ( a couple of miles) onto PA 944 West. Go to PA 74 North. Near the ridgetop, at a sharp bend in the road, there is a transmission tower on the left, with a small pull-off at a locked gate on the right. One car can stop to let off passengers who need a smoother trail (1/4 mile). Cars then proceed down the other side 1/4 mile to an Audubon sign on right. Parking lot is there. The trail from the parking lot is about 1/4 mile, rocky and uneven. The observation area is a rocky outcrop with plenty of flat, hard seats.

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JPUUF – Group 2 Schedule
Kit Sisson, Owen & Judy Anderson


Schedule October 22 – November 12, 2006
Meetings begin at 10:00 for coffee and socializing, 10:30 for program


Date: October 22, 2006
Location: Kit Sisson’s
Topic: POTLUCK and "Weaving our lives together" for the newer members of the Fellowship and others who have not woven a story into our wall hanging. Our tapestry was begun some time ago, and is being brought back by popular demand. If you wish to participate, bring an anecdote to share and a bit of cloth or yarn to add to the tapestry.

Date: October 29, 2006
Location: Anderson's
Topic: The second session in our year long project to become a Welcoming Fellowship. The first two workshops were done on October 1. We will do Workshop 3—The Common Elements of Oppression.

Date: November 5, 2006
Location: Heiter Center
Topic: Owen & Judy’s trip to Turkey, travel in a Muslim country, and pictures of archeological sites from the rise and fall of many ancient cultures.

Date: November 12, 2006
Location: Kit Sisson’s.
Topic: Bipolar & related diseases, and how families cope.


To Kit Sisson’s: 62 Mountain View, off Valley View. From Rte 45, west of Lewisburg, turn south at Bull Run Crossing (near Smeltz Mobil), 1st right (Fairview), next left (Valley View), next right (Mountain View) 2nd house on right. (524-2094)

To Anderson’s: From Lewisburg at the intersection of US 15 and PA 45 go 5 miles west on PA 45. There, at the east end of Vicksburg, as you are starting down the hill turn right (North) on Beaver Run Road and go 0.9 of a mile. The lane is on the left (West) at a tree farm sign and “ANDERSON” just below it, in white on a brown sign. If you get to Keefer Rd on the left you have gone 200 feet too far. (966-3686)

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JPUUF Group 3 Schedule

November 19, 2006 - January 14, 2007

Kathi Hannaford, Peter Stryker, Laurie & Jim Knight, Dorothy Dickie
Meetings begin at 10:00 with coffee and socializing, program begins at 10:30.

November 19 Hannaford-Stryker home, 59 Anlyn Dr., Lewisburg.
The 3rd session in our year-long project to become a Welcoming Fellowship. We will cover “Gender Socialization and Homophobia”

November 26 - No meeting. Happy Thanksgiving.

December 3 Heiter Center, 100 N. 5th Street, Lewisburg.
Dr. Jeremy Walter, Penn State University, will bring his program as a scientist and a Christian. Dr. Walter is the head of the department of Integrated Power Systems in the Applied Research Lab at Penn State.

December 10 Cookie Bake at Margaret Moyer’s, Laurelton
Cookie Bake bring your prepared dough and be prepared to shape, drop and roll. Also bring cookie sheets, rolling pins, spatulas, and hot pads.

December 17 Solstice Reading at Val Grahn’s, Selinsgrove
Bring your favorite seasonal readings to share with all.


December 24 No meeting.

December 31 New Year’s Eve (Day) Party at Elizabeth Armstrong’s. 10:30 AM

January 7 Heiter Center.
Jim will be leading a discussion titled "Moral Values - Finding Common Ground with Conservative Christians." The discussion will be loosely based on Jimmy Carter's recent book "Our Endangered Values," though no preparation is required on your part. The children have requested 15 minutes of our time at the end of the meeting, so we will try to wrap up the discussion by 11:45.

January 14 Hannaford-Stryker home.
Topic TBA. Maybe cooking for Haven Ministries.

Directions

Margaret Moyer: 1350 State Route 235, Laurelton. Take PA 45 west to PA 235. Take it south (left) about a mile to a white two story house close to the road. (922-1342)

Armstrong/Lofgren home: (522-0668), 38 Heatherbloom Dr., Lewisburg

From southern locations coming north on Rt. 15:  Turn left onto Beagle Club Road, follow for about a mile until the road tees into Hardscrabble Lane.  Turn left onto Hard Scrabble and take the first right onto Rosemont Pl.  Continue on and around a 90˚ left turn.  It is the light green cape cod with a burgundy door.  Park along the road.
From northern locations coming south on Rt. 15:
Turn right onto Smoketown Rd and go about a mile to a stop sign.  Turn left onto Hard Scrabble Ln.  Bear left at the top of the hill and go next stop sign.  Continue straight on Hard Scrabble and take the first right onto Rosemont Pl.  Continue on and around a 90˚ left turn.  It is the light green cape cod with a burgundy door.  Park along the road.


Stryker/Hannaford: 89 Anlyn Dr, near the intersection of Stein Ln and Smoketown Rd, Lewisburg area.

Heiter Center: 100 N 5th St, downtown Lewisburg.

 

Val Grahn’s home: (374-3476) 213 River Road, Selinsgrove, PA.
From Lewisburg:
South on 15, (11 and 15 will join) continue to Roosevelt and turn left. (Roosevelt is the intersection at the stop light after Lowes. You will see Swineford Bank on your right and and auto dealership on your left. Follow Roosevelt to a T in the road where it intersects with the Old Trail, turn right. From the Old Trail turn left onto River Road (this will be your first possible left turn). Go over the rail road tracks and make a right at the T in the road. Val's house is the first house on the left.

If you miss turning on Roosevelt. continue on 11 &15 past the next stop light and veer right onto Susquehanna Mall Drive. At the T in the road turn left. Proceed straight past the stop light and Sheetz. You will be on the Old Trail. Go for a short distance, the Old Trail will curve to the left. At that curve turn right onto River Road. Go over the rail road tracks and make a right at the T in the road. Val's house is the first house on the left.

From the South:
Go North on 11 &15. Turn right at the light just before Sheetz. You will be on the Old Trail. Go for a short distance, the Old Trail will curve to the left. At that curve turn right onto River Road. Go over the rail road tracks and make a right at the T in the road. My house is the first house on the left.

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JPUUF- Group 4 Schedule 2007

Chris and Neal Woodruff, Pat Longley, Stacy Richards
January 21-February 11
Meetings to begin at 10:00AM for coffee and socializing; 10:30 for programming

Date: Jan 21
Location: Kit Sisson’s
Topic: What is America’s Ethical Obligation in Iraq?
Moderator: Neal Woodruff

Date: Jan 26-28
Location:Stryker-Hannafords
Topic:Winter Camp

Date: Feb 4
Location: Heiter Center
Topic: Our Region’s Energy Future
Moderator: Stacy Richards

Date: Feb. 11
Location: Heiter Center
Topic: Religion and Gays (Workshop 8 for Welcoming Congregation Program)
Moderator: Pat Longley

Directions: Heiter Center is located at the intersection of North 5th Street and St. John’s in Lewisburg. Turn north off Market St. onto North 5th and proceed to the corner of St John’s and 5th; Heiter Center is on your right.

Kit Sisson lives at 62 Mountain View, off Valley View. From Rte 45, west of Lewisburg, turn south at Bull Run Crossing (near Smeltz Mobil), 1st right (Fairview), next left (Valley View), next right (Mountain View) 2nd house on right. (524-2094)

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Group 5 JPUUF Schedule 2007

All sessions will be held at Val Grahn's house except March 4th
All events are Intergenerational except Feb. 25th
Sessions start at 10 AM for coffee/tea/visiting with the program starting at 10:30 AM

February 18th Where we've come from; where we've been; we think the Sunday school students need to hear more of our stories. We would also like to hear more of their stories. To do this we would like everyone to bring a photo with story to share. We also would like photos from your childhood (preferably the age of our Sunday school children). Everyone is encouraged to participate. These photos will be displayed, with no caption, for all to guess the identity. This is definitely an activity for all ages.
At this session we will have Val's computer fired up and ready to accept any emergency information you feel the UUs need to know to help you in a time of illness or other crises. The information to share is entirely up to you.

February 25th Welcoming Congregation Workshop 9- Sunday school will be provided for this session.
We will have with us 3 students from Bucknell University and their advisor who have agreed to help us with this session. The stated goal is to learn about the experiences of bisexual, gay, lesbian and/or transgender (BGLT) people through face-to-face contact with someone who is BGLT and willing to talk openly about their life and answer questions. The students will each be giving us a brief autobiographical introduction. The session will then be open to questions and discussion. We need to remember the following during the session:
• We are to respect the confidentiality of any information shared.
• We are to remember that the students do not represent the views of all BGLT people- just their own.
• The students have the right to pass on any question that they feel is too personal or inappropriate.

March 4th at the Donald Heiter Center Musical Satire: Writing satirical or humorous lyrics to familiar songs or parodies of songs has been long been a method of celebrating, acknowledging or offering criticism of an event, a situation, an individual or a group in a clever manner. We would like you to share your favorite satirical song or song parody. We will then work in groups to write our own musical satires or parodies. This is an activity for all ages.

March 11th Cooking for Haven Ministries: We plan to break into groups to make a meal for those living at Haven Ministries. To ensure that all ages are engaged in cooking, we are planning on working with the Sunday school children on a fruit salad and individual hot cocoa mix. We also would like each person coming to bring an item that could be used to celebrate a birthday- anything from cake mixes, to party hats. The children will decorate a "birthday" box for Haven Ministries. We will have a pot of soup to share. Bring a sandwich if you wish.

Directions to Val Grahn's house: 374-3476-From Lewisburg take Rt15 South toward Selinsgrove. After the traffic light the traffic light at the Susquehanna Valley Mall (right) and WalMart (left), take the "Susquehanna Valley Mall" exit to your right. At the stop sign, turn left toward Route 15. At the traffic light, go straight across Route 15 (Sheetz on your left). At the curve in the road, take a right on River Road and cross the railroad tracks. At the T in the road, turn right. The house is the 1st house on the left with parking in the driveway or on the verge of the road across the street.

Directions to the Donald Heiter Center: 100 North 5th St. Lewisburg : at the intersection of North 5th Street and St. John’s in Lewisburg. Turn north off Market St. onto North 5th and proceed to the corner of St John’s and 5th; Heiter Center is on your right.

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JPUUF- Group 6 Schedule 2007

Margaret Moyer, Elizabeth Armstrong, Erik Lofgren, Frank Chase

March 18 ~ April 8
Meetings to begin at 10:00a for coffee and socializing; programs will begin at 10:30a.

 

Date: March 18
Location: Armstrong/Lofgren home
Topic: Welcoming Congregation Workshop: How does Homophobia hurt us all?
Moderators: Elizabeth and Erik

Date: March 25
Location: Margaret Moyer’s home
Topic: Wetlands walk and singing and potluck

Date: April 1
Location: Heiter Center
Topic: Prison Work at Allenwood Low Security
Moderator: Frank Chase

Date: April 8 Easter - No Meeting

Directions: Heiter Center is located at the intersection of North 5th Street and St. John’s in Lewisburg. Turn north off Market St. onto North 5th and proceed to the corner of St John’s and 5th; Heiter Center is on your right.

Armstrong/Lofgren Home: (522-0668), 38 Heatherbloom Dr., Lewisburg
From southern locations coming north on Rt. 15: Turn left onto Beagle Club Road, follow for about a mile until the road tees into Hardscrabble Lane. Turn left onto Hard Scrabble and take the first right onto Rosemont Pl. Continue on and around a 90° left turn. It is the light green cape cod with a burgundy door. Park along the road.
From northern locations coming south on Rt. 15: Turn right onto Smoketown Rd and go about a mile to a stop sign. Turn left onto Hard Scrabble Ln. Bear left at the top of the hill and go next stop sign. Continue straight on Hard Scrabble and take the first right onto Rosemont Pl. Continue on and around a 90° left turn. It is the light green cape cod with a burgundy door. Park along the road.

Margaret Moyer’s home:
Follow Rt. 45 west through Mifflinburg and Hartleton, being careful to abide by speed limit in Hartleton. After about 1/1/2 miles, look for Rolling Hills Nursing Home on the right, then a bar on the left. Cross the little bridge and take an IMMEDIATE left turn onto Fairgrounds Road. When you come to the stop sign, bear left. Margaret's house is 3rd on the right, 1350 State Route 235. If you reach a store on the left you've gone too far.

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JPUUF- GROUP 7 SCHEDULE, 2007

Lucille Davis, Dina El-Mogazi, Mark Spiro, Farida Zaid

April 15-April 29
All meetings to begin at 10:00 for coffee and socializing; programs will begin at 10:30.

April 8 Easter - No Meeting

April 15th
Location: El-Mogazi/Spiro Home
Program: Honoring Our Parents and Our Parenthood
Facilitator: Dina El-Mogazi
Details: Please come prepared to share memorable lessons you have learned from parents and/or parenting. We will also share some rituals we encountered at the Kensington Unitarian Congregation in London.

April 22nd
Location: El-Mogazi/Spiro Home
Program: The Importance of Independent Radio in Central PA
Facilitator: Kathy Kristjanson Gural and/or guests
Details: We will listen to an address by Bill Moyers to the National Media Reform Conference, and follow with a discussion about what’s at stake in Central PA.

April 29th
Location: El-Mogazi/Spiro Home
Program: Ethical Wills
Moderator: Farida Zaid

Upcoming common sessions:


May 6: Trail Maintenance, Merrill Linn Trail. Leave from Peelers'
(129 Pine Street, Lewisburg) at 10:00, or meet at trailhead at 10:30.
Bring clippers, saws, gloves, picnic. Call 523-3820 if you need
directions.

May 13: Annual Meeting, at Peelers' (129 Pine Street, Lewisburg,
523-3820) social hour at 10:00, meeting starts 10:30. Call 523-3820
if you need directions.

 

Directions to El-Mogazi/Spiro Home: From Lewisburg take Route 15 south to Route 304 at Winfield. Follow Route 304 approximately 7 miles to New Berlin. At the four-way stop in the center of town, turn right on Vine Street, and proceed one block to High Street. We are the red brick house with white trim at the corner of High and Vine. You may park on our side of High Street, or proceed down Vine and park in the driveway behind the house. Please do not park in the neighbor’s spaces across the street from us (the Showers will appreciate it!)

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JPUUF 2005-06 Program Schedule

September 11 – Fall business meeting and potluck. Woodruff’s cabin in Weikert.

September 18 – Trail maintenance at Merrill Linn Trail. Meet at the Peeler’s at 10:00 to carpool or 10:30 at the trail head. Bring a picnic lunch and appropriate tools.

Group 1 - September 25 – October 23

Mark Spiro, Dina El-Mogazi, Jim & Laurie Knight, Kit Sisson

Group 2 – October 30 – December 4 (no meeting November 27)

Kathy Hannaford, Peter Stryker, Kathy & Dave Kristjanson-Gural, Pat Longley, Lucille Davis

December 11 – Cookie bake at Hannaford-Stryker’s

December 18 – Solstice reading, location TBD

December 25 / January 1 – no meeting

Group 3 – January 8 – February 12

Judy & Owen Anderson, Margaret Moyer, Farida Zaid, Beth Crombie

January 27-29 Winter Camp @ Anderson’s

Group 4 – February 19 – March 19

John & Judy Peeler, Frank Chase, Arden Miller, Roy Swazey, Emily Faust-Johnson

Group 5 – March 26 – April 30

Elizabeth Armstrong, Neal & Chris Woodruff, Val Grahn, Dorothy Dickie, Stacy Richards

May 7 – Trail Maintenance

May 14 – Spring business meeting & potluck

August 4-6 – Summer Camp, R.B. Winter state park

Meetings will be held at the Heiter Center, 100 N. Fifth St., Lewisburg on:

October 2

November 6

December 4

January 8

February 5

March 5

April 2

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JPUUF Group 1 Schedule

September 25 October 23, 2005
All meetings begin at 10:00 for coffee/socializing, 10:30 for program.

Date: September 25th
Location: El-Mogazi/Spiro’s
Topic: Religious education. Discussion led by Judy Peeler.

Date: October 2nd
Location: Heiter Center
Topic: Summer reading and frugal tips. Bring a book and/or a tip for frugal living to share with the group.

Date: October 9th
Location: Kit Sisson’s
Topic: The art of acupuncture. Speaker Trey Casmir.

Date: October 16th
Location: El-Mogazi/Spiro’s
Topic: The Republican war on science. Discussion led by Mark Spiro.

Date: October 23rd
Location: Kit Sisson’s
Topic: Fall celebration and potluck. Bring poetry or other readings appropriate to the season and a dish-to-pass from the fall harvest.

Directions

To the El-Mogazi/Spiro’s: From Lewisburg take US 11/15 south to jct. 304 (or for a short cut, take Stein Lane over the mountain take a right on Rt. 304). Proceed on 304 until you reach New Berlin. At the four-way stop in the center of town, turn right on Vine St. and go north one block to High St. We are the red brick house with white trim on the corner of High and Vine, 327 High St. Park in front on our side of High St. or proceed on Vine St. to the driveway in the back.

The Heiter Center is at 100 N 5th St, Lewisburg

To Kit Sisson’s: 62 Mountain View, off Valley View From Rte 45, west of Lewisburg, turn south at BullRun Crossing (near Smeltz Mobil), 1st right (Fairview), next left (Valley View), next right (Mtn View) 2nd house on right.

Or from Rte 45 turn south at light at Fairground Rd, 1st right to Smoke Town Rd, right at stop sign (Valley View),1st left (Mtn View).

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JPUUF – Group 2 Schedule


Schedule Oct 30 – Dec 4, 2005
All meetings begin at 10:00 for coffee/socializing, 10:30 for program


Date: October 30th
Location: Hannaford/Stryker’s
Topic: Factory Farms & local OUE response. Speaker Charles Sackrey, OUE activist.

Date: November 6th -- POTLUCK time again.
Location: Heiter Center
Topic: “… a time for every purpose” Dredge up your favorite antiwar/peace/protest songs. We need the practice! Kids included. Food to follow.

Date: November 13th
Location: Pat Longley’s
Topic: Energy issues – global, agricultural, alternative. Discussion led by Pat Longley, Lucille Davis, and Peter Stryker

Date: November 20th
Location: Kristjanson-Gural’s
Topic: Conflict of Science and Faith in Tennyson’s poem “In Memorium”. Speaker Virginia Zimmerman, Bucknell University. Advance reading will be necessary.

Date: November 27th
Thanksgiving weekend – no meeting

Date: December 4th
Location: Heiter Center
Topic: TBA

Directions
Stryker/Hannaford: 89 Anlyn Dr, near the intersection of Stein Ln and Smoketown Rd, Lewisburg area.

Heiter Center: 100 N 5th St, downtown Lewisburg.

Longley: 402 Lakeside Dr, off of Newman Rd, between Wm Penn Dr and Hospital Dr, Lewisburg area, the 2nd building on the left.

Kristjanson-Gural: 27 Brown St (S 2nd St becomes Brown St), downtown Lewisburg.

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JOSEPH PRIESTLEY UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP

 

JPUUF Schedule Jan 8 – Feb 12, 2006

 

Meeting time at 10:00 with the program beginning at 10:30 except where noted otherwise. We will continue to meet on the first Sunday of the month at the Heiter Center except, of course, this January.

 January 8:  Heiter Center. Founders Day (January 1962) Celebration. There will be a slide show from our past and our photo albums will be there. In the spirit of Sherm Wells there will be an opportunity to share stories of “How I became a UU”, and /or “How I joined the Fellowship”.

 January 15:  Potluck at Anderson’s – Please bring a picture from long ago of you and/or kids to share with those who haven’t know you that long.

 January 22: Margaret Moyer’s. Margaret, Judy, and Owen will lead a discussion of Jim Wallis’ book “God’s Politics: why the right gets it wrong and the left doesn’t get it”.

 January 27-29 Winter Camp.  Anderson’s House

 February 5:  Heiter Center. Bill Basom will join us for a discussion of “Who’s Afraid of Freedom and Tolerance” from the UUWorld, Fall 2005 p. 24-29. If you need a copy let us know.

 February 12: At Margaret Moyer’s. Farida will lead a discussion on “New Concepts on Living Well after Sixty”

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Margaret Moyer: 1350 State Route 235, Laurelton. Take PA 45 west to PA 235. Take it south (left) about a mile to a white two story house close to the road. (922-1342)

 Heiter Center: 100 North Fifth Street, Lewisburg.

Owen & Judy Anderson: 2099 Beaver Run Rd.

From Lewisburg at the intersection of US 15 and PA 45 go 5 miles west on PA 45. There at the east end of Vicksburg as you are starting down the hill turn right (North) on Beaver Run Road and go 0.9 of a mile. The lane is on the left (West) at a tree farm sign and “ANDERSON” just below it, in white on a brown sign. If you get to Keefer Rd on the left you have gone 200 feet too far. (966-3686)

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JOSEPH PRIESTLEY UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP
Schedule, February 19-March 19

February 19: Trip to Middle Creek Wildlife Refuge, Lancaster County. Good chance to see thousands of migrating waterfowl, including snow geese & tundra swans. Car pool from Peelers, leaving at 9:00. Bring bag lunches. If the weather is bad, we'll switch to the program for February 26.

February 26: Peelers. John will lead a discussion on Jimmy Carter vs. Samuel Huntington on the threats to American values. Fallback date for Middle Creek trip.

Sunday School: Joseph and His Brothers (Jealousy and Favorites) with Laurie

March 5: Heiter Community Center. Arden and Roy will show a video, "Barbara and Tibby, a Love Story in the Face of Hate," and lead discussion.

Sunday School: Joseph and His Dreams (Hurting and Forgiving) with Dave

March 12: Faust/Johnson. Potluck.

March 19: Location TBA. Cooking for Haven Ministries.

Directions:
Peeler: 129 Pine Street, Lewisburg 523-3820. From the intersection of US 15 and Market Street, go east one block to 8th Street, right on 8th one block to St. Louis Street, right on St. Louis one block to Pine Street, left on Pine, 3rd house on right.

Emily and John Johnson: Lepley Road, Winfield 374-9207; from Lewisburg either take Rt 15 south to Winfield and Rt 304 West to Stein Lane or take Stein Lane south; from Stein Lane turn left on County Line road; turn right on Lepley road (by the red farm buildings) and follow road down to creek; our house is a few houses in from the bend of the road and up on the hill; we share an access with two other families; look for a sign; information about parking will be given out at future meetings

Miller/Swazey: 122 Independence Street, Selinsgrove. 374-5369; from Lewisburg take Rt 15 south into Selinsgrove; at the third traffic light turn right, cross the railroad tracks and turn right onto Orange St., take the second left; we are a yellow house on the right near the opposite end of the block; park anywhere EXCEPT in front of the house to the right of us

Heiter Community Center: 100 North 5th Street, Lewisburg.

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JPUUF – Group 5 Schedule

Schedule March 26 – April 30, 2006

All meetings begin at 10:00 for coffee/socializing, 10:30 for program

Group members:

Elizabeth Armstrong, Erik Lofgren, Neal Woodruff, Chris Woodruff, Dorothy Dickie

 

March 26            "What judicial independence means and why it is important"

                           Guest speaker The Honorable Louise Knight, judge in the 17th Judicial District (Union and Snyder Counties)

 April 2                “The Uses of Reading”—a discussion to be led by Neal Woodruff

                           What kinds of reading matter do you choose?  Why?

                           What rewards do they yield you?

                                                      Location: Heiter Center

  

April 9                 “The Journey of Gay College Students”

                           Guest speaker Fran McDaniel, Director of the Office of LGBT Awareness

                           Fran will be accompanied by a few of the students who are active in LGBT awareness on the Bucknell campus.

                         

                           Location: Armstrong/Lofgren home

 

April 16               Easter   No meeting

 

April 23               Spring Equinox reading and pot luck

                           Please bring something to read (of manageable length) to the group, and a dish to share.                                   

                           Location: Val Grahn’s home

 

April 30               The Middle East:  An Update on the Current Situation 

                           Guest speaker Tony Massoud (Prof. of Political Science at Bucknell) will bring us up-to-date on the major issues of the day in the Middle East in general, and on specific issues he will highlight.   

 

                           Location: Armstrong/Lofgren home

  

Directions to meeting locations

 

Heiter Center: 100 North Fifth Street, Lewisburg.

 

Armstrong/Lofgren home: (522-0668), 38 Heatherbloom Dr., Lewisburg

From southern locations coming north on Rt. 15:  Turn left onto Beagle Club Road, follow for about a mile until the road tees into Hardscrabble Lane.  Turn left onto Hard Scrabble and take the first right onto Rosemont Pl.  Continue on and around a 90˚ left turn.  It is the light green cape cod with a burgundy door.  Park along the road.

From northern locations coming south on Rt. 15: Turn right onto Smoketown Rd and go about a mile to a stop sign.  Turn left onto Hard Scrabble Ln.  Bear left at the top of the hill and go next stop sign.  Continue straight on Hard Scrabble and take the first right onto Rosemont Pl.  Continue on and around a 90˚ left turn.  It is the light green cape cod with a burgundy door.  Park along the road.

 

Val Grahn’s home: (374-3476) From Lewisburg, take US 15 south.  Drive to the second stoplight past Tedd's Landing and approach it preparing for a left turn at that light.  (It is the intersection where you see Aldi's across on the left.)  After turning, go one long block to Old Trail Road and turn right on it.  Follow Old Trail for several miles.  Watch the numbers of intersecting streets as they decrease toward Tenth Street, which is what you want.  Just before you reach Tenth, Old Trail curves to the right, but you should follow, very briefly, a road that goes straight ahead to the intersection with Tenth.  Turn left on Tenth, cross over the tracks, and continue to the next cross street.  Val's is the white house just ahead and to the right. 

 

Dorothy Dickie: 966-017

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Summer activities:

June 24, Anderson's 50th wedding Anniversary Celebration

I think most of us showed up for Andersons' 50th anniversary party.

July 16, The next summer activity:Tall Timbers/Snyder-Middleswarth picnic area

Tall Timbers/Snyder-Middleswarth picnic area
If you haven't been there, Tall Timbers is a virgin stand of forest
in a narrow glen that avoided the clear cutting of a century ago.
It's a lovely place, especially on a warm summer day. Come as early
as you want, bring a picnic, & stay as long as you want. Judy & I
will try to get there early enough to claim the one pavilion, but in
any case there are plenty of tables. A hike will start at 10:30.

Here are two possible routes from Mifflinburg:
1. Proceed south on PA 104 to the village of Penns Creek. Turn right
on Troxelville Road. After about 8 miles, PA 235 comes in from the
right and joins Troxelville Rd on the eastern edge of Troxelville.

2. Proceed west on PA 45 through Hartleton. Turn left at the
Stagecoach Stop store, onto Fairground Road. After about a mile, at
the West End Fairgrounds, turn left onto PA 235. This route goes
through Laurelton, crosses Penns Creek at Glen Iron, & goes over
Jacks Mountain. After a little more than 7 miles, Rt. 235 reaches a
T with Troxelville Road on the eastern edge of Troxelville.

ALL TOGETHER NOW! Continue west on Troxelville Rd 0.2 miles and turn
right on Timber Rd, which goes gently uphill & becomes gravel. At
3.7 miles, turn left onto Swift Run Rd. You will shortly pass the
Rock Spring Picnic area. Proceed to 4.6 miles, & turn right into the
entrance of Snyder-Middleswarth Picnic area (sharply downhill & over
the creek)>

August 4-6, Campout, RB Winter State Park

There will be an initial sign-up sheet for the August 4-6 Campout, RB
Winter State Park, at the Tall Timbers outing. If you won't be at the picnic but do plan to be
at the camp-out & participate in meal preparations, please let John Peeler
know.

 

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