Breakfast Forum at UUCLV meets most Sundays before service to keep our congregation up-to-date with educational topics and social activism in line with our Principles. The Zoom meetings begin at 8:30am with a meet & greet. The presentations begin at 9:00am and end at 10:00am to allow preparation for the worship service.

If you would like to stay informed about Forum topics and presenters or if you would like to volunteer to give a presentation, please email Steve Wiggins.


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This Month’s Breakfast Forums

February 4

Banned From Berlin: The Story of the Last Great Performers in Nazi Germany
Presented by Tom Repasch

The Comedian Harmonists were a huge success in Europe and the rest of the world, until they were banned from Germany for their music and their Jewish members.

 

February 11

Karen and Nancy’s Excellent Adventure
Presented by Karen H & Nancy W

Karen H and Nancy W will share photos and stories of their November 2023 trip to D.C. to see the Afrofuturism exhibit at MAAHC (National Museum of African American History and Culture), Ayana Jackson’s THE DEEP installation at the African Art Museum NMAfA , the Civil Rights History Exhibit at the MLK,Jr. Library, and the MLK, Jr. memorial.

 

February 18

Easton Historic Cemetery
Presented by Hannah Ehret

On the National Register of Historic Places, this local cemetery is noted for its design, architecture, landscaping, and funerary art. Hannah, who is on the Cemetery’s Board, will share her enthusiasm for this special place.

 

February 25

HERstory Through Quilting: African American Quilting – Reprise
Presented by Nancy W

Women Quilters are HERstorians. Spanning Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), this presentation introduces us to exhibits from the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, KY: “Tribute to the Civil Rights Movement: Quilted Swing Coats;” “Say Your Piece – Black Women: Mothers, Martyrs and Misunderstood;” as well as the Gee’s Bend Quilting Collective in Alabama, Bisa Butler, and The Social Justice Sewing Academy. [This is a reprise of last year’s forum on the same topic; repeated due to unfortunate presentation interference.]