Are nones are "reinventing religion" as a natural rather than (necessarily) supernatural phenomenon? Join author and SCU Professor Elizabeth Drescher to talk about setting aside arguments and doctrinal beliefs as measures of religion. Learn about more meaningful indicators of what religion is and does.
What will Silicon Valley leave behind? Many of us feel powerless and worried about the world we are helping to shape and the impact it will have on the next generation. Come learn about philanthropy and our community's role in leaving a legacy of empathy and beauty.
We'll sing pop songs, share news from our community, and celebrate being alive!
Our guest speaker will be local brewer Matt Hartenstein from Taplands. Learn about home brewing and try lots of new and classic games. Plus, assembler and wonder host Jon Selover will bring his home brew along for a tasting - plus root beer, too!
Doors open at 10:30am for coffee and snacks, and at 11:00am on the dot we will have great talks, live music and secular celebration. Stick around afterward for food.
We will be collecting coats. Please bring any new or gently-used warm jackets or coats.
As well as this fascinating talk, we will hear real life stories from the community, sing some awesome songs with our live band, and share great coffee and cookies. Babysitters provide supervised activities for the kids.
We will be setting up a mimosa station in the assembly with complimentary mimosas for moms and donations/tips requested from everyone else with all funds going directly to Sunday Assembly SV after expenses are covered. Please bring cash and tip generously. (Non-alcoholic drinks will also be available at the mimosa station.)