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Sunday Service: “The Sacred Necessity of Grieving”

July 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

“The Sacred Necessity of Grieving”
Speaker: Tree Moore, Pulpit Guest
Music: Alissa Rhode, Lead Music Director

Since everything we love we will eventually lose, grieving our losses is a part of life. Member Tree Moore will share insights she has learned about the incredible healing power of grief, take a look at human beings’ resistance to sorrow and explore Francis Weller’s “Five Gates of Grief.” She will share ideas about how to support a grieving process through simple rituals that we may not have considered before.

Tree, originally a UP-er, raised her family here in Milwaukee.  After years of parenting, and working professionally as a psychotherapist, she ran away from home, settling on an island in Puget Sound. For the last 20 years she has been involved in leading non-violent worships in a men’s prison, getting her hands into the muddy world of alternative building and creating a project of gleaning fruit trees for the folks at the food bank. Although Tree only became a member of the church in October, she has been visiting her three daughters and three grandsons for years here in Milwaukee, and while here, frequently attending First Church.

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First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee is a progressive church for spiritual community, social justice, and intellectual freedom, active in Milwaukee since 1842.

Visit us for Sunday services, forums, religious education for children & youth, and other programs and social activities. Visitors are welcome!

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July 10, 2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
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