Zooming in to Services in April

In the service of the health and safety of congregation members and guests, Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalists is extending our moratorium on public, in-person services through at least May 3.  All activities are canceled and services will be conducted via Zoom , a video conferencing platform.   Our scheduled services for April, all starting at 11am , are shown below.

Zoom In

Here are the instructions to  watch any of them and participate remotely, every Sunday at 11am:

  • First, get a cup of coffee or tea, then
  • Open your laptop or desktop – camera and mic on or off (although muted during the service is good manners) are optional, depending on the level of engagement you’d like, then
  • Go to:  https://us04web.zoom.us/j/4127843650 – You may have to download the application if you have not used it before. It’s a safe app. You can find Zoom tutorials here, if interested in exploring the platform further.
  • Enter Meeting ID: 412 784 3650

Then sit back and enjoy!

April Line Up

Here’s what you’ll be able to enjoy in April:

April 5 – 11am
Virtual Flower Communion
Led by Bonnie Dassing, a founding member of Spirit of Life UU
Zoom in and hear the history of one of our two uniquely Unitarian Universalist holidays.

Saturday, April 11 , join us at 4 P.M. via Zoom for our virtual Passover Seder. Recipes & service format will be sent out in advance.

April 12 – 11am
Honoring Passover
Led by Spirit of Life UU president, Diana Dechichio
Passover is an eight day spring holiday in Judaism. It celebrates the Jewish people’s escape from Egyptian slavery. Join us to hear its relevance and impact today.

April 19 – 11am
Earth Day: Celebrating 50 Years
Led by Spirit of Life UU founding member, Rick Hallmark

Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.  As we prepare to mark 50 years of Earth Day in 2020, we’ll take a look at the last half-century of mobilization for action.

April 26 – 11am
Celebrate The Buddha’s birthday
Led by guest minister, Rev. Bob Murphy

Join us to learn more about Vesak Day also known as Wesak Day and Buddha Purnima,  Buddha’s Birthday is a major Buddhist festival celebrated by all the Buddhists throughout the world, with great ceremonial rituals. This day actually memorializes the birth, enlightenment (nirvana) and passing away (Parinirvana) of the Lord Gautama Buddha on one day.

About Spirit of Life UU

Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalists is covenantal and eclectic faith community located in Odessa, FL that welcomes seekers from all spiritual, theological and philosophical backgrounds who wish to join in a free, rational and responsible search for truth and meaning in their lives.

Please join us remotely each Sunday at 11am through May 3, or until we can join together in health and safety once more.