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The Prairie Fire is published by Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society on the 6th and 21st of every month. View past issues at newsletter/

Input Deadlines:
Calendar items, announcements, and program descriptions are due on the 1st and 15th of each month. Please send to Dan Klock at or call 271-8218.

November 4, 2011

Sunday, November 6, 2011
8:45 Choir rehearsal.
10:00 Service - "Get Moving! An Introduction to Dance / Movement Therapy, " presented by Tara Converse Rollins.
11:45 Humanist Union meets to discuss newest book by Richard Dawkins.

Sunday, November 13, 2011
8:45 Choir rehearsal.
10:00 Service – “John Coltrane and the Truly Religious Life,” presented by James Galasinski.
11:15 Soup Sunday – Women's Bean Project
11:45 Auction

Monday, November 14, 2011
6:30 Spanish Speakers' Potluck at the home of Kate Tucker
7:00 Prairie's Board meets. 

Sunday, November 20, 2011
8:45 Choir rehearsal.
10:00 Service – Intergenerational Thanksgiving service

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
1:30 Prairie Elders meets at Oakwood Village West. The topic will be Earliest Memories.

Sunday, November 27, 2011
8:45 Choir rehearsal.
10:00 Service

Sunday, December 4, 2011
10:00 Service
11:45 Humanist Union meets.

Sunday, December 11, 2011
10:00  Service

Upcoming Programs
Sunday, November 6, 2011, 10:00 a.m.  "Get Moving! An Introduction to Dance/Movement Therapy," presented by Tara Converse Rollins.

This service will highlight the history, philosphy, and healing techniques of dance/movement therapy.  Dance/movement therapy is the use of movement to help children and adults expand their emotional, cognitive and physical integration.  This form of therapy is used with people who have medical, developmental, social, physical, or psychological impairments.  Come lear about and experience directly the healing power of dance!

Contact Us:
Barbara Park

Director of Religious Education
Rebecca Malke-Eliganti

Editor/Administrative Assistant
Dan Klock
Office hours: M – F
10:00 to 1:00

Prairie Websites:
Home Page

News Group com/group/prairie news/

Views com/group/prairie views/

Social Action http://socialaction.

Humanist Union http://humanist.

News & Announcements
PRAIRIE ELDERS MEETING:  Tuesday, November 22nd at 1:30  pm.  We begin with a “round robin” for all who wish to share personal news.  Topic discussion from 2:00 to 3:20.   Site:  Nakoma Room, Heritage Oaks building, Oakwood Village West. Call contacts for directions, parking or a ride.  If convenient, bring your own beverage cup and a few snacks. Newcomers welcome.

TOPIC:  Earliest Memories. This may well be another sharing session full of surprises.  Sure, we may have unwittingly added creative touches to our memories over the years but who among us will know the difference?  If photos help trigger memories, bring a few.

ABOUT US: Prairie Elders aims to provide good times and mutual support for Prairie UU Members and Friends over 65 and UUs living at Oakwood. Contacts: Donna Murdoch 238-3802, Gordon Cunningham 230-3367, Rosemary Dorney 238-4382 or Rose Smith 233-3363.  Call Donna to add your name to the mailing list.

The next Spanish Speakers Potluck will be held on Monday, November 14 at 6:30 pm at the home of Kate Tucker.  All are welcome to attend.  Please call Kate at 221-2168 for directions or Rosemary Dorney (in advance) at 238-4382 to arrange a ride.

Logo: OPEN hearts, OPEN minds
Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society
2010 Whenona Dr.
Madison, WI 53711