Horizon News & Announcements

Who's on First???

Are you confused about the changes to how things get done at Horizon? Ever wonder who to ask when you have a question? Plagued by pesky uncertainties about the role of the board, the circle coordinators, the staff, volunteers, or the minister???? Join us Saturday, December 6 from 9:00am – 12:00pm for our Who’s on First workshop. Rev. Helen and the Circle Coordinators will lead participants through a round of discussions and presentations designed to help clear up some of that confusion. The workshop will also include an overview of policy-style governance. 

 

Horizon’s Transition Team
The Next Steps 

Horizon is about to meet our Interim Minister, Reverend Helen Carroll, and to welcome her with great expectancy and with as many different ideas about how our transition will progress as there are members and friends of our religious community. Reverend Carroll wants to hear them all, from your experience of Horizon’s history, your awareness of our strengths and weaknesses as you see them right now, to your dreams for our future. 

The Board of Trustees has appointed the Transition Team members. They are Beth Bargar, JuLane, MC MeadorMadira McKee, Acie Nobles, and Patsy Roe, all long-time Horizon members who have played many different leadership roles.  Working with Reverend Carroll, they will be taking the lead in projects and activities designed to help carry out interim tasks.

 

SUNDAY SERVICE 

Horizon Unitarian Universalist Church encourages you to attend
weekly worship here within your community
Sundays 10:30AM - 1641 W. Hebron Pkwy, Carrollton TX 75010

Sunday, November 23

The Shadow Knows

Rev. Helen Carroll 

In the late 1930's, a radio drama debuted and the invisible avenger known as The Shadow was born. In the introduction to the program, the narrator intoned, "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!" And who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of Unitarian Universalists???

 

Horizon By-Laws Rewrite

At the January Congregational Meeting, Horizon s members were asked to vote on a re-write of our By-laws. A task force of current and former Board Members has talked about and worked on the rewrite for almost two years, assisted and guided by Dennis and Lyssa.

The obvious questions are: “Why?” And “Why now?” 

The answer to “Why?” is that while our current By-Laws served very well for the first half of Horizon’s 26 years, requiring only one amendment in 1996, they have become cumbersome during our second 13 years, requiring 8 amendments. 

Sunday Services at Horizon UU

Horizon encourages you to attend weekly worship here within your community, on Sundays at 10:30 am
 
 
   

Future Sunday Services

November 30, 2014

David Martin
Reflections of the Season
                         

December 7, 2014

Rev. Helen Carroll

Home for the Holidays

Remember the closing scenes from The Wizard of Oz? Dorothy is clicking her ruby slippers, eyes closed, saying fervently, "There's no place like home. There's no place like home." Even so, home and holidays are often challenging experiences.

December 14, 2014

Music Service

December 21, 2014

Rev. Helen Carroll

Searching Through the Darkness

In the midst of holiday celebrations is the reminder that the Solstice is upon us. A sacred time for people around the world, a time, as Rev. Judith Meyer has said, that began in "fear and wonder". Ancient peoples were tied to the cycles of the season, honoring the natural world in a dance of myth and magic. And even in a 21st century world, the cycle of the seasons continues to unfold.

December 24, 2014

Rev. Helen Carroll

Lessons and Carols for Christmas Eve

Join us for a new Christmas offering, Lessons and Carols for Christmas Eve, at 7:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The service will celebrate the age old themes of the season in readings, music, and carols. Even though the music may be familiar, the readings will be decidedly Unitarian Universalist in spirit.

Horizon Unitarian Universalist Church
1641 W. Hebron Parkway
Carrollton, TX 75010
 
Sunday Service: 10:30AM
 

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1641 W. Hebron Parkway
Carrollton, Texas 75010
(972) 492-4940

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