Lay Ministries
1972-73
Dan and Barbara Willard
Bruce Bashore
Bob Koehl
1973-74
George Calden: Marriage, Music and Madness
Pat Cautley: A look at some of the problems of society
Orie Loucks
1974-76
Al Nettleton and Steve Friedman: Community, Myth, and Society
Richard Perry: Binding Together
Joe Hoffman: The Meaning of Life as Revealed through the Works of the Great Masters
Annis Pratt:
1976-77
Mike Briggs:
Warren Hagstrom:
Pat Watkins:
1977-78
David Carson & David Lisman: Idealists Confront Authority
Basic Choices, Inc.:
Theron Caldwell:
1978-79
Laura & John Smail:
Metje Butler & Lois Hagstrom:
Mary Lou Munts:
1979-80
Rod Stevenson:
1980-81
George Calden: Marriage, Music & Miscellaneous
John Grindrod: Issues Facing Society in the Area of Medicine
Peg Stevenson: the family
1981-82
Dave Zakem: Various Aspects of Culture & Personality
Alice & Lee Bullen: The Magnificent Invention: The U.S. Bill of Rights
Barb Park: The Disagreements that Unite Us
1982-83
Bob West: Contemporary Problems in American Society
Shirley Grindrod: Aging
Mary Mullen:
1983-84
Marty Drapkin: Criminal Justice System
Lois & Warren Hagstrom: Music & Art
Diane Worzalla: History of Feminist Issues
1984-85
Les Lyons:
Geoff Bonser, Marty Drapkin, David McKee:
Doleta Chapru:
1985-86
Elizabeth Jones: Spirituality & Intellect
Judy Spring: Unanswered Questions
Marty Drapkin and Pat Watkins: Working
1986-87
Barbara James: Bureaucracy; A Deeper Look
Carolyn DeJoie: Tackling Tough Topics
George Calden: Eight Who Dared
1987-88
Lynda Lewis: Children of Change
Lance Green: A Humanist Search for Religion
Julie Bonser: Alcoholism / UU Concept of Evil
1988-89
Alan Nettleton: Unitarian Universalist Principles
Jack Jallings: Fundamental Changes are Necessary
1989-90
Warren Hagstrom:
Orange Schroeder: Biophilia
Mike and Norma Briggs: Man, Woman, and Machine
1990-91
Orton Gray: Death
Ann Forbes and Jim Lorman: Focus on the Environment
1991-92
Scott Savage: Spirituality
Dave Zakem:
Peg Barratt: on the theme "let us reach out to touch and be one with the natural world, and with one another"
Judy Skog:
1992-93
Dick Bonser:
Terry Krause:
1993-94
Anne Urbanski:
Judy Skog:
Barb Park: Universalism
1994-95
Warren Hagstrom:
Doleta Chapru:
Cinda LaMar:
Jack Jallings: Welfare
1995-96
Barbara Rames: Harvest
Michael Sheehy: Web of Life
Betty Jallings:
1996-97
Al Nettleton: the benefits and dangers of information technology
Mary Mullen: The Welcoming Congregation
Reid Miller:
1997-98
Gail Coover:
Barbara Golden:
Karen Gross:
1998-99
Rick and Marilyn Ruecking: Hunting for Hope
Steve Pierce: Poverty in Dane County
Cindy Haq and Gary Giorgi: Health and Social Justice
Anne Pryor: Art and Religion
1999-2000
Kay Frazier: Hunting for Hope
Pat Watkins: Going About Denominational Business
2000-01
Robin Carré: Our Whole Lives (OWL)
Lisa Glueck and Larry Nahlik: Eastern Religions
Nancy Schraufnagel: Healthy Congregations and Conflict
Susan Hagstrom: Skepticism
2001-02
Jean Matos: Creativity and the Arts
Deep Ecology Study Group
Sandy Ingham: UU Connections

Uncovered by the Prairie History Committee in 2017
Sunday Programs 1967-70 (PDF)
Sunday Programs 1970-71 (PDF)
Sunday Programs 1971-72 (PDF)
Sunday Programs 1972-73 (PDF)

Some Prairie Sunday Programs Before June 1976

DatePresentersTopicEndnotes
April 23, 1969 Kite flying at the Prairie site
Sept. 17, 1969Pat Cautley"The Psychologist Looks at Community Problems"
Oct. 19, 1969George Calden"Fiddler on the Roof Revisited - A Discussion of Jewish Folk Music and Culture"oos
Feb. 22, 1970George Calden"Beethoven - Is He Relevant Today?"
April 5, 1970Betty Jallings"The Thing and I"
May 3, 1970Hugh Iltis"Biological Roots of our Aesthetic Appreciation"
May 24, 1970Al & Aileen Nettleton"Go Fly a Kite" at Prairie site
Nov. 29, 1970George Calden"Does the Afterlife Start at 30?"
Jan. 17, 1971George Calden"Let Beauty, Truth and Good Be Sung"
Dec. 5, 1971George Calden"A Tribute to Minos Theodorakis, composer of 'Zorba the Greek'"
April 30, 1972 Gala Mayday Celebration
Nov. 26, 1972George CaldenUnstructured good time. (Music, informal conversation.)
Dec. 3, 1972Dan and Barbara Willard"It Ain't Got Us Yet"L1
March 25, 1973Hermine Davidson"Dance"oos
Sept. 9, 1973George Calden"Marriage: I Count, You Count"L2
Sept. 16, 1973Al Nettleton and Steve Friedman"Prairie Roots - Deep and Shallow"L5
Sept. 23, 1973George Calden"Brave New Marriage"L2
Sept. 30, 1973Tim Fast and Rosemary Dorney"It Just Won't Go Away"
Oct. 7, 1973George Calden L2?
Oct. 14, 1973George Calden et al."The Gospel According to the Prairie Chicken Pluckers"oos
Oct. 21, 1973Davidson, Parrish, Meyer and Nettleton21st U.N. Family ServiceIn
Oct. 28, 1973George Calden"The Personal Meaning of Music"L2?
Nov. 11, 1973Hugh Iltis"The Myth of the Ecological Santa Claus"
Nov. 25, 1973George Calden"Our Strongest Religion"L2?
Dec. 2, 1973Pat Cautley"Let the Bastards Freeze in the Dark"L3
Dec. 9, 1973Pat Cautley"What Do We Really Want, Anyhow?"L3
Dec. 16, 1973Roland Parrish"Let Heavens Proclaim the Glory of God"
Dec. 23, 1973Aileen and Pat CautleyFamily Christmas ProgramIn
Feb. 24, 1974Pat Cautley"Putting it All Together"L3
March 3, 1974Orie Loucks"Beauty and Obscenity: A Multi Media Presentation"In L4
March 10, 1974Orie Loucks"Ethical Issues in Madison"L4
March 31, 1974Orie Loucks"Love, Fear, and Agression in the Development of Young Primates"L4
April 14, 1974 Easter - Passover - Spring Sharing - Second Annual All-Prairie Easter Morning Pot Luck BrunchIn
May 5, 1974Orie Loucks"Death Squared #1: Studies of a Population Explosion"L4
May 12, 1974Orie Loucks"Death Squared #2: The Search for Alternatives"L4
May 19, 1974 A Morning on the Prairie SiteIn
July 28, 1974 Water Festival at the Davidsons'In
Aug. 4, 1974 Prairie wedding of Debbie Doob and Bob Park
Sept. 8, 1974Mayor Paul Soglin"Power, Politics, and the Civic Center"L
Sept. 15, 1974Theron Caldwell"Focus on Prairie"In L
Sept. 22, 1974Al Nettleton/Steve Friedman"An Expert is Someone From Out of Town with Slides"L5
Sept. 29, 1974Aileen Nettleton"The Post-war War: Continuing Unrest in Indo China"
Oct. 6, 1974Steve Friedman"People in Cities"L5
Oct. 13, 1974 "Harvest Celebration"In
Oct. 20, 1974Al Nettleton"Violence and Violation"L5
Oct. 27, 1974George Calden 
Nov. 17, 1974Dan Willard"Eulogy for the Train"
Nov. 24, 1974Al Nettleton"Power and Other Worldly Virtures (sic)"L5
Dec. 1, 1974Richard Perry"Looking Through the Lens: A Philosophy of Photography"
Dec. 22, 1974Steve Friedman and Al NettletonFamily Christmas ProgramIn
Jan. 5, 1975Pat Watkins"Gold Fever: Then and Now"
Jan. 19, 1975Social Action Committee"Person to Person Action"
Jan. 26, 1975Long Range Planning Committee"Prairie Horizons: Leadership:
March 16, 1975George Calden"Music: Alive and Kicking"notes
March 23, 1975Ceremonies Committee"Death and Dying: The Dead and the Bereaved"
April 13, 1975Joe Hoffman"Michaelangelo's Conception of God"
April 27, 1975Warren Hagstrom"Homage to Leopold Mozart, Parent: with Music by his Son"oos
May 11, 1975Middle school AYS classFamily fun at the Prairie siteIn
May 18, 1975 Picnic at Theron Caldwell'sIn
June 22, 1975 Solstice picnic at the Carsons'In
July 6, 1975 Water fete at the Davidsons'In
Aug. 3, 1975 Prairie-site picnic with First Unitarian SocietyIn
Sept. 7, 1975Richard Perry"Binding Together"L7
Oct. 17-19, 1975 Fall Retreat - Upham WoodsIn
Oct 26, 1975Rita Wlodarzcyk and Social Action Committee"One World: A Celebration for the United Nations and Glen Turner"
Nov. 9, 1975David Wiley"Humanism and African Religions"
Nov. 23, 1975Richard Perry"Community in Ritual"In L7
Nov. 30, 1975Richard Perry"Bringing it All Back Home"In L7
Dec. 7, 1975Joe Hoffman"The Meaning of Life as Revealed through the Works of the Great Masters - Da Vinci"L6
Dec. 14, 1975Joe Hoffman"The Meaning of Life as Revealed through the Works of the Great Masters"L6
Jan. 11, 1976Joe Hoffman"Bernini: The Exaltation of Vulgarity" or "Why the Italians Love the Opera"L6
Jan. 25, 1976Joe Hoffman"Caravaggio: His Brutal Realism and His Unpopularity"L6
Feb. 1, 1976Joe Hoffman"Rembrandt: From Rags to Riches to Rags"L6
Feb. 8, 1976 Cross-country skiing at the Carsons'
Feb. 22, 1976Joe HoffmanFamily ServiceIn
Feb. 29, 1976Joe Hoffman"Frank Lloyd Wright Changes the Face of Architecture"L6
March 7, 1976Annis Pratt"Everything Goes in a Circular Motion"L8
March 21, 1976Robyn Costello"Ourselves Alone...Songs of the Irish"
March 28, 1976Joe Hoffman"Order and Chaos"
April 4, 1976Annis Pratt"You Can Be Anything You Want Yourself to Be"L8
April 11, 1976Ruth Calden"Shaker Life and Rituals"
April 18, 1976Annis PrattFamily Easter ServiceIn L8
May 2, 1976Jane Cloak, David Carson, and Henry Pratt"Social Concerns and Political Responsibility"
May 16, 1976Annis Pratt"Strange Things That Go in a Circular Motion"L8
May 23, 1976 "Final Spring Ritual and Prairie Ceremony"
May 30, 1976 Picnic at the Prairie Site

In = intergenerational service or activity
L1 = lay ministry - Dan and Barbara Willard
L2 = lay ministry on Marriage, Music and Madness - George Calden
L3 = lay ministry on some of the problems of society - Pat Cautley
L4 = lay ministry - Orie Loucks
L5 = lay ministry on Community, Myth, and Society - Al Nettleton and Steve Friedman
L6 = lay ministry on The Meaning of Life as Revealed through the Works of the Great Masters - Joe Hoffman
L7 = lay ministry on Binding Together - Richard Perry
L8 = lay ministry - Annis Pratt

Prairie Sunday Programs June 1976 - May 1977

DatePresentersTopicEndnotes
June 19-20, 1976John LewisCanoe trip on Wisconsin River
July 18, 1976 Water Fete and picnic at Davidsons'
Sept. 12, 1976Mike Briggs"Roots"L1
Sept. 19, 1976Avis Parrish and Mike Briggs"No Place Like It"
Sept. 26, 1976Mike Briggs"The People Sing"
Oct. 3, 1976Mike Briggs"The Land & the People"L1
Oct. 8-10, 1976 Retreat at Camp Upham Woods
Oct. 17, 1976John and Laura SmailIndonesian Gamelan Music
Oct. 31, 1976Terri Laurence"Halloween, Holidays and Other Diversions"In
Nov. 7, 1976David Lisman"Our Religious Roots"
Nov. 14, 1976Anne Gaylor"Why Do We Need Freedom from Organized Religion?"
Nov. 21, 1976 Joint Meeting with the Community of John XXIII
Nov. 28, 1976Mike Briggs"Ethical Concerns and the Law"L1
Dec. 5, 1976Warren Hagstrom"The Devil is the Spirit of Gravity: Friedrich Nietzsche Against and for Religion"L2
Dec. 12, 1976Warren Hagstrom"The Decline of the Saturnalia, from Ancient Rome to Contemporary Office Xmas Parties"L2
Dec. 19, 1976 Family Christmas ServiceIn
Dec. 26, 1976George Calden"Varieties of Christmas Music: From Pope Gregory to Odetta"
Jan. 2, 1977David Lisman"Controversial Life Styles"
Jan. 9, 1977Warren Hagstrom"Religion and Social Classes: The Relevance of Karl Marx"L2
Jan. 16, 1977Warren Hagstrom"Four Hindu Holy Men"L2
Jan. 23, 1977Warren Hagstrom"What Does Religion Mean to You? Do You Define Yourself as Religious?"L2
Jan. 31, 1977Warren Hagstrom"Religion and the Decline of Magic: The Relevance of Max Weber"L2
Feb. 6, 1977Warren Hagstrom"Fantasy - Realism - Despair"L2
Feb. 13, 1977Jane Farwell"Fun and Games"
Feb. 20, 1977Lois Hagstrom"Nature and the Americans"L2
Feb. 27, 1977Warren Hagstrom"Music Among Friends: Franz Schubert"L2
March 6, 1977Pat Watkins"Where I Come From is What I Am: Five Generations of a Black Family"L3
April 3, 1977Fred and Ann Seidl"The Human Sexuality Sunday School Curriculum"
April 10, 1977 Family Service and Ceremony to Welcome New Members, Potluck BrunchIn
April 24, 1977Hugh Iltis"Man, Plants, and Land: An Excursion in Latin American Ethno-botany"
May 1, 1977Austin McClendon"Alternatives to Prison"
May 8, 1977Barbara Carson"Ballet Potpourri"
May 14, 1977Betty Jallings in charge"Why We Boycott"
May 22, 1977 Spring Festival at the Prairie site

In = intergenerational service or activity
L1 = lay ministry - Mike Briggs
L2 = lay ministry - Warren Hagstrom
L3 = lay ministry - Pat Watkins

Prairie Sunday Programs June 1977 - May 1978

DatePresentersTopicEndnotes
June 12, 1977 Potluck supper at Carsons' farmIn
June 26, 1977 Potluck lunch with the Sauk City Unitarian fellowshipIn
July 10, 1977 Water party at the Davidsons'In
Aug. 28, 1977 Joint meeting with First Unitarian Society
Sept. 11, 1977David Carson"Ho Chi Minh confronts Woodrow Wilson"L1
Sept. 18, 1977David Carson"Margaret Sanger"L1
Sept. 25, 1977David Lisman"Personal Testimony: Listening to Our Inner Voices"L1
Oct. 2, 1977 Family SundayIn
Oct. 9, 1977David CarsonEugene DebsL1
Oct. 16, 1977 "Voices from the Depression"
Oct. 23, 1977John OhligerService at Upham Woods RetreatIn
Oct. 30, 1977David Carson?Rachel Carson?L1?
Nov. 6, 1977David Lisman"Self-Help Psychologies"L1
Nov. 13, 1977David Carson"Conflict Resolution in Our Prairie U.U. Society"
Nov. 20, 1977Doleta Chapru and Rose Smith"The Smokey Mountian Pioneers"
Nov. 27, 1977David Lisman"Voluntary Simplicity"
Dec. 4, 1977David Carson and panelIdealists Confront Authority: Prairie members speak of their pastsL1
Dec. 11, 1977Warren Hagstrom"J. S. Bach"oos
Dec. 18, 1977David Lisman"The Role of the Church as an Instrument of Social Policy"
Dec. 25, 1977, 4 pm "A Christmas Memory"In
Jan. 1, 1978 No service
Jan. 8, 1978George Calden, Clark Wright EdWards"Zen & the Path from Psychopath to Cyclepath"notes
Jan. 15, 1978Annis Pratt"Aunt Jennifer's Tigers: Embroidery as a Subversive Act"
Jan. 22, 1978 "Prairie Families and Their Music"In
Jan. 29, 1978Norma Briggs"The Texas Convention"
Feb. 5, 1978Arthur Lloyd, John Ohliger"Why Basic Choices?"L2
Feb. 12, 1978Basic Choices"The Search for Intimacy"L2
Feb. 19, 1978Basic Choices"Education and the Corporate State"L2
Feb. 26, 1978 "Prairie Dances"In
March 5, 1978George Cramer"My Turned on Teacher"L3
March 12, 1978Arnie Clay, Theron Caldwell"The Way We Are, Now That We Mention It"L3
March 19, 1978Warren Moon"Akhenaten; Monotheist With a Hidden Agenda"L3
March 26, 1978 Dedication ServiceIn oos
April 2, 1978Rod Stevenson"Social Action and the Church: The Role of UUA"
April 9, 1978Basic Choices"Working (for Pay) - Survival and/or Change?"L2
April 16, 1978Basic Choices"The Big (and Abstract?) Word - Technology"L2
April 23, 1978Basic Choices"The Politics of Response and Change"L2
April 30, 1978Rosemary Dorney"Tenth Anniversary Festival"
May 7, 1978Theron Caldwell"I feel and That's fine!"L3
May 14, 1978 "A Question of Time"
May 21, 1978 Family ProgramIn

In = intergenerational service or activity
L1 = lay ministry on Idealists Confront Authority - David Carson & David Lisman
L2 = lay ministry - Basic Choices
L3 = lay ministry - Theron Caldwell
oos = link to order of service

Prairie Sunday Programs June 1978 - June 1979

DatePresentersTopicEndnotes
July 2, 1978 Wedding party at the Diehls' after the wedding of Martha Willard and Tim Diehl
July 9, 1978 Waterfront party at the Davidsons'In
Aug. 20, 1978 Joint picnic with First Unitarian Society at Canyon ParkIn
Sept. 10, 1978Metje Butler, Mary Lou Munts, John Smail, Laura Smail, Lois Hagstrom"Prairie Preview"
Sept. 17, 1978Laura Smail"Distant Places - The Farthest Place"L1
Sept. 24, 1978 "Distant Places - Getting There and Back"L1
Oct. 1, 1978Al Kadushin"Child Abuse as Parenting?"
Oct. 8, 1978Paul Zindell"The Effect of Gamma Rays on Me in the Moon Marigolds"
Oct. 15, 1978Lois Hagstrom"Mexican Revolutionary Prints and Music - and Mexican dancing"L2
Oct. 22, 1978 Upham Woods RetreatIn
Nov. 5, 1978Mike Briggs"The Risks and Joys of the Small Business Owner: Prairie Owners Tell All"
Nov. 12, 1978Fran Remeika, Pat Cautley, Mike Lyman"A Roof Overhead"
Nov. 19, 1978 "The Home Front"
Nov. 26, 1978 "Prairie Foxfire"
Dec. 3, 1978Metje Butler"Design in Everyday Life"L2
Dec. 10, 1978Metje Butler"Six Approaches to Design"L2
Dec. 17, 1978John Smail"Epic"L1
Dec. 24, 1978 Family Christmas ProgramIn
Jan. 7, 1979John Smail"Mysticism"L1
Jan. 14, 1979 Cancelled due to snow
Jan. 21, 1979Laura Smail"Fairy Tales: Where They Came From & Why They Stick Around"L1
Jan. 28, 1979Mary Lou Munts"Time Perspective of the Role of the Legislature and Executive in State Government"L3
Feb. 4, 1979Lee BullenFamily ProgramIn
Feb. 11, 1979Mary Lou Munts"A Legislator's Personel Perspective"L3
Feb. 18, 1979Charles Uphoff"Food for Thought"
March 4, 1979Terri Lawrence"Share a Creation"
March 11, 1979Mary Lou Munts"Lobbyists in the Legislature"L3
March 18, 1979David Lisman"Is Humanism Arrogant?"
March 25, 1979Warren Hagstrom"Give Me That Old-Time Religion - - Pythagoreanism! or: One of My favorite numbers iS u= 1.618034"
April 1, 1979Annis Pratt"Celebrate Lost Authors"
April 8, 1979Lois Hagstrom"Sandro Botticelli --- Renaissance Art, Religion & Magic"L2
April 15, 1979Holly Loring, Eileen NettletonFamily ProgramIn
April 22, 1979Lois Hagstrom"The Nude: A Study of Ideal form in Art"L2
April 29, 1979Julie Bonser"The Moral Dilemma of Welfare"
May 6, 1979Norma Briggs"Today's Wisconsin Law and Marriage"
May 13, 1979Alice BullenFamily ProgramIn
May 20, 1979Jack Jallings"Will You still Love Me When I'm 64"
May 27, 1979 "In Memoriam"
June 3, 1979Mike Briggs"Summer Time Is Comin' In", at the home of Dick and Julie Bonser
June 17, 1979George Calden"Is Marriage an Endangered Species?", at First Unitarian Society

In = intergenerational service or activity
L1 = lay ministry - Laura & John Smail
L2 = lay ministry - Metje Butler & Lois Hagstrom
L3 = lay ministry - Mary Lou Munts

Prairie Sunday Programs September 1979 to August 1980 (383 KB PDF) - 3/30/80 oos

Prairie Sunday Programs September 1980 to August 1981 (403 KB PDF)

Prairie Sunday Programs September 1981 to August 1982 (431 KB PDF)

Prairie Sunday Programs September 1982 to August 1983 (442 KB PDF)

Prairie Sunday Programs September 1983 to August 1984 (426 KB PDF) - 12/11/83 oos; 2/5/84 oos; 2/26/84 oos
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Prairie Sunday Programs September 1984 to August 1985 (475 KB PDF)
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Prairie Sunday Programs September 1985 to August 1986 (526 KB PDF)
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Prairie Sunday Programs September 1986 to August 1987 (428 KB PDF) - 3/22/87 oos
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Prairie Sunday Programs September 1987 to June 1988 (387 KB PDF) - 10/25/87 oos; 5/1/88 oos
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Prairie Sunday Programs Summer 1988

DatePresenterEvent
June 26, 1988 Potluck picnic, hiking and outdoor sports day at Brigham County Park
July 17, 1988 Service at Unity Chapel in Spring Green
July 24, 1988 Afternoon Ice Cream Social and Dixieland Jazz music at Free Congregation of Sauk County
July 31, 1988 Afternoon beach party at the Grindrods'
Aug. 28, 1988 Potluck picnic and theater trip to American Players Theatre in Spring Green
Sept. 11, 1988 "Prairie 'Olympics' and Brat Fest" at the home of Bob and Barb Park on Lake Wisconsin
Sept. 18, 1988Warren Hagstrom  "Singing Together" at Garner Park, outdoor games, potluck lunch

Prairie Sunday Programs September 1988 to July 1989 (580 KB PDF)
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Prairie Sunday Programs 1988 - 1992 with audio tapes or orders of service

DatePresentersTopicEndnotes/
Order of Service
Oct. 9, 1988Al Nettleton"Going to the Sources: An Introduction to UU Principles"oos
Oct. 16, 1988Al Nettleton"Inherent Worth and Dignity: UU PrincipIe #1"oos
Oct. 30, 1988Al Nettleton"Justice, Equity and Compassion in Human Relations"oos
Nov. 6, 1988Al Nettleton"Acceptance of One Another and Encouragement of Spiritual Growth in Our Congregations"oos
Nov. 20, 1988Al Nettleton"A free and Responsible Search for Truth and Meaning"oos
Dec. 4, 1988Al Nettleton"The Freedom to Say "YES" Even if Everyone Else Says "NO""oos
Dec. 11, 1988Al Nettleton"The Hope for One World United, Living in Peace/with Freedom and Fairness for Everyone"oos
Jan. 8, 1989Al Nettleton"The Interdependence of All Living Things"oos
Jan. 15, 1989Pat Watkins"White Women, Black Men, Brown Children"Tp
Jan. 22, 1989Mary Mullen"Japan and Us: Deep Differences - and Similarities?"Tp oos
Feb. 19, 1989Mary Mullen, Warren Hagstrom, Max Gaebler, Charles and Hermine Davidson, Jack Jallings, Lee Bullen, Al and Aileen Nettleton, Dick and Julie Bonser, Bob Park, Anne Urbanski, and Donna Murdock"Prairie: Past, Present, and Future"oos
Feb. 26, 1989Warren Hagstrom"Can a Secular Humanist Love Cats?"oos
May 14, 1989 "In Celebration of Prairies"oos
Aug. 6, 1989 Picnic excursion to American Players Theater at Spring Green for King Lear
Aug. 13, 1989 Potluck picnic at the home of Barb and Bob Park on Lake Wisconsin
Aug. 20, 1989 Service at Meeting House
Aug. 27, 1989 Service at Free Congregation of Sauk County in Sauk City
Sept. 3, 1989 No service at Meeting House
Sept. 10, 1989Warren Hagstrom"Does Religion Have Any Redeeming Value?"L1 Tp
Sept. 17, 1989Warren Hagstrom"Can a U-U Be a Christian?"L1 Tp
Sept. 24, 1989Warren Hagstrom"St. Paul and Power"L1 Tp
Oct. 1, 1989Warren Hagstrom"Bible Stories-Good, Bad, and Awful"L1 Tp
Oct. 8, 1989Malcolm Williamson and Deb Servia"Palestine, Israel, & the Intifada"Tp
Oct. 22, 1989Pat Cautley, Norma and Michael Briggs"The U.N.-A Toothless Giant?"Tp
Oct. 29, 1989Warren Hagstrom"The Devil is the Spirit of Gravity-Through Him All Things Fall"L1 Tp
Nov. 5, 1989Warren Hagstrom"The Politics of Original Sin"L1 Tp
Nov. 12, 1989Richard Ringler"A Personal View of Buddhism"Tp
Nov. 19, 1989Warren Hagstrom"U-U's and Other Denominations - Are We Still All that Different?"Tp
Nov. 26, 1989Julie Bonser"The Fruits of Our Labor", an intergenerational Thanksgiving serviceTp
Dec. 3, 1989Anne Pryor"No War Toys"Tp
Dec. 10, 1989Mary Mullen and Fredericka Schilling"Sounds Suspiciously Like Homophobia to Me"Tp
Dec. 17, 1989Mary Mullen and Fredericka Schilling"Better Gay than Grumpy-But what about the rest of the family?"Tp
Jan. 7, 1990Rick Ruecking"Prairie-Year 2000: Resolutions For the Next Decade"Tp
Jan. 14, 1990Mary Mullen and Fredericka Schilling"Dark Days and Dawn: Not a Straight History"Tp
Jan. 21, 1990Mary Mullen and Fredericka Schilling"'We Are a Gentle, Angry People', But Are We Ready To Be a Welcoming Congregation?"Tp
Jan. 28, 1990Sam Day"The Road to Peace Begins at the Prairie UU Society"Tp
Feb. 4, 1990 "Wisconsin Treaty Rights: Can We Be Partners in Resource Management?"Tp
Feb. 11, 1990Orange Schroeder"These Are a Few of My Favorite Things"L2 Tp
Feb. 18, 1990Orange Schroeder"Out of Our Hands"L2 Tp
Feb. 25, 1990Mike Briggs"Good Times Music"L2 Tp
March 4, 1990Channing-Murray Students"Transylvania and Back: A Journey of Religious Freedom"Tp
March 11, 1990Ted Swetz"The Play's the Thing"L2 Tp
March 18, 1990Social Action Committee"Sharing a Vision of Justice - UUSC's 50th Anniversary"Tp
March 25, 1990Mike and Norma Briggs"Women, Men, and Machines"L3 Tp
April 1, 1990Matt Joseph"The Automobile: Boon, Bane, or a Bit of Both?"Tp
April 8, 1990Peg Stevenson"Window From the West: A foreigner's view of Japan"Tp
April 15, 1990Mike and Norma Briggs"The Dodo and the Easter Bunny", an intergenerational serviceL3 Tp
April 22, 1990Mike and Norma Briggs"The Death of the Worker"L3 Tp
April 29, 1990Mike and Norma Briggs"When Shall We Pull the Plug on Grandma?"L3 Tp
May 6, 1990Mike and Norma Briggs"Techno-Cops"L3 Tp
May 13, 1990Mike and Norma Briggs"Who Owns Life?"L3 Tp
May 20, 1990Erin Bosch"Transitions: Celebrating Our Prairie Community"Tp
June 3, 1990George Calden"A Prairie Stir Fry"Tp
June 10, 1990Julie Bonser"Sacred Space, Holy Ground"Tp
June 17, 1990Mike Briggs"People of the Book"Tp
July 1, 1990Chuck Irish"Who Really Runs the World?"Tp
July 15, 1990Marcia and Dave Johnson"Peace Corps Work in Paraguay"Tp
Aug. 12, 1990Ruth Gibson"Life-span Religious Education"Tp
Aug. 26, 1990Irwin Knoll"The Gulf Crisis: A New Perspective"Tp
Sept. 9, 1990Orton Gray"The Bright Side of Death"L4 Tp
Sept. 16, 1990Orton Gray"The Fear of Being Dead"L4 Tp
Sept. 23, 1990Orton Gray"Madison AIDS Support Network"L4 Tp
Sept. 30, 1990Orton Gray"Hospice Care"L4 Tp
Oct. 14, 1990Orton Gray and Rachel Siegfried"Final Choices: Living Wills, Burial Options, Costs"L4 Tp
Oct. 21, 1990Orie Loucks"Lifeboat Ethics"Tp
Oct. 28, 1990Orton Gray"Bereavement"L4 Tp
Nov. 4, 1990Peg Stevenson"Unplug the Christmas Machine"Tp
Nov. 11, 1990Annis Pratt and Ruth Calden"The Magical Child and the Art of Birdwatching"Tp
Nov. 18, 1990Annis Pratt"Prairiemonies: A Reprise and Farewell"Tp
Dec. 2, 1990Middle school class"Afterlife: What Do You Believe?"Tp
Dec. 9, 1990Mark Wagler"Personal Growth Through Storytelling"Tp
Dec. 16, 1990Mark Wagler"Building a Community With Stories"Tp
Dec. 23, 1990Mike and Norma BriggsIntergenerational Holiday ServiceTp
Dec. 30, 1990Jean Matos"Making Books", an intergenerational serviceTp
Jan. 6, 1991Al Nettleton"Prairie Resolve"Tp
Jan. 13, 1991Roger Faulkner"Hidden Issues in the Environmental Policy Debate"Tp
Jan. 20, 1991Mary Mullen and Julie BonserMartin Luther King - intergenerational serviceTp
Jan. 27, 1991Robert Willoughby"Homelessness"Tp
Feb. 3, 1991Lee Bullen"Freedom of Conscience in America"Tp
Feb. 10, 1991Elizabeth AlexanderValentine's Day serviceTp
Feb. 17, 1991Bill Robbins and Michelle Honore"'Results' World Summit for Children"Tp
Feb. 24, 1991Lee Bullen"Adventures in Conscience"Tp
March 10, 1991Al Nettleton and Rosemarie Lester"The Music of Kurt Weill"Tp
March 17, 1991Middle school class"First Amendment Rights"Tp
March 31, 1991Orange Schroeder"Family Spring Celebration"Tp
April 7, 1991Mark Wagler"Where Do I Fit In?: Stories of Being Outsiders"Tp
April 14, 1991Ann Forbes and Jim Lorman"Sharing the Commons: Use and Misuse of Natural Resources"L5 Tp
April 28, 1991Marsha Huemoeller"The Head Start Program"Tp
May 5, 1991Prairie middle schoolers"Role Models"Tp
May 12, 1991Erin Bosch"Transitions Sunday"Tp
May 19, 1991Douglas Strong"For My Eyes Only: on Censorship"Tp
June 2, 1991Beth Kaplan and Karen Timberlake"Reproductive Health Issues: What can be done at the Capitol?"Tp
June 16, 1991 "Role Models: The Adults Turn to Talk"Tp
Aug. 4, 1991John Grindrod, Rachel Siegfried and Beverly Theilman"The Business of Dying: A Graceful Exit"Tp
Aug. 11, 1991Karen Gross"Essays About Early Religious Thinking"Tp
Aug. 25, 1991Warren Hagstrom"Celebrating Our German Free Thought Heritage" (joint program with the Free Congregation of Sauk County)
Sept. 8, 1991Scott Savage"An Exploration of Spirituality"L6 Tp
Sept. 15, 1991Scott Savage"Another Perspective on Spirituality"L6 Tp
Sept. 22, 1991Warren Hagstrom"Spirituality and its Antithesis"Tp
Sept. 29, 1991Melinda P.?"Native American Spirituality"L6 Tp
Oct. 13, 1991Julie Bonser"The Stigma of Mental Illness"Tp
Nov. 10, 1991Warren Hagstrom"In Celebration of the Life and Music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)"Tp oos
Nov. 24, 1991Lynette Delgado"Gandhi and Eco-feminism"Tp
Dec. 8, 1991Cindy Haq"Reflections on a Year In Pakistan"Tp
Dec. 15, 1991Marty Drapkin"Prairie Photographers"Tp
Jan. 12, 1992Annie Booth"Loving Life: Ecofeminst and Native American Perspectives"Tp
Jan. 19, 1992 "Celebrating America's Black Heritage in Story and Song"Tp
Jan. 26, 1992Judy Skog"Abortion: Is It a Life or a Potential Life?"Tp
Feb. 2, 1992John Patrick Hunter"The Bill of Rights"Tp
Feb. 9, 1992Pat Watkins"It's Love that Makes the World Go Round", intergenerational serviceTp
Feb. 16, 1992Dave Riley"The Role of Social Support In Our Lives"L7 Tp
March 1, 1992Peg Barratt"Programs that Provide Personal Support"L7 Tp
March 15, 1992Dave Zakem"Mayan Art and Culture, Past and Present"Tp
March 22, 1992Peg Barratt"Our Ties To Nature" intergenerational serviceL7 Tp
April 12, 1992Michael Schuler"Unitarian Universalist Haven't Got a Prayer"Tp
April 19, 1992Susan Hagstrom and Metje Butler"The Flowers that Bloom In the Spring, Tra-la", an intergenerational serviceTp
April 26, 1992Peg Barratt"Let Us Reach Out to Touch and Be One With the Natural World, and With One Another"L7 Tp
May 31, 1992Shirley and John Grindrod  "Mission to Moscow"Tp
June 14, 1992Ruth Gibson"Pentecostal Revival"Tp
June 21, 1992Mike Briggs"Life Without Father"Tp
July 5, 1992Erwin Knoll"Patriots and Scoundrels"Tp
July 12, 1992Jean Feraca"Not Just a Way to Make a Living: Why I Like My Job"Tp
July 19, 1992Julie Bonser"Building the Global Village: A Report from General Assembly"
Aug. 2, 1992David Clarenbach"Who Needs Congress?"
Aug. 9, 1992Channing Murray students"Women Ministers"
Aug. 16, 1992Ada Deer"Who Needs Congress?"
Aug. 30, 1992Mike Briggs"Making a Poem"
Sept. 20, 1992Michael Fox"Old Testament Woman: A New View"Tp
Oct. 4, 1992Hugh Danforth"Columbus - Myth and Reality"Tp
Oct. 11, 1992guest speaker"Homophobia"Tp
Oct. 25, 1992 "Gee, It Doesn't Seem that Long....Prairie's 25th Anniversary Celebration"Tp
Nov. 1, 1992Jackie Ziegler"Our Honored Dead" intergenerational serviceTp
Nov. 22, 1992 "Dear Bill...a letter to the president elect"Tp
Dec. 6, 1992Metje and Geoff Butler"We Are the World"Tp?
Dec. 13, 1992Mike Briggs"Epithets: Putting Down and Lifting Up"Tp

Tp = audio cassette available.
L1 = lay ministry - Warren Hagstrom
L2 = lay ministry on Biophilia - Orange Schroeder
L3 = lay ministry on Man, Woman, and Machine - Mike and Norma Briggs
L4 = lay ministry on Death - Orton Gray
L5 = lay ministry on Focus on the Environment - Ann Forbes and Jim Lorman
L6 = lay ministry - Scott Savage
L7 = lay ministry - Peg Barratt

Memorial services
Sunday, February 11, 1990  Dorothy Lee Wetherby, Esq.oos
Saturday, April 17, 1993  A Celebration of the Life of Betsy Caton Robertsoos

Prairie Sunday Programs in 1993-1996 with audio tapes or orders of service

DatePresentersTopicEndnotes/
Order of Service
Jan. 3, 1993Rosemarie Lester"Cowboys, Injuns, Hogan's Heroes: What Images About the 'Other' Tell Us About Ourselves"Tp
Jan. 10, 1993Dave Zakem"Somalia: A Withered Beautiful Flower"
Jan. 17, 1993Cheryl and Isadora Knox"The Message of Martin Luther King"Tp
Feb. 7, 1993Judy Skog"Taking Chances: Contraceptive Risk Taking"Tp
Feb. 14, 1993Mike Briggs"Valentine's Day Intergenerational Service"Tp
Feb. 28, 1993Dick Bonser"Modern Rites of Passage: Coming Out Stories"
March 7, 1993Julie Bonser"Menopause/Crone - Rites of Passage"Tp
March 14, 1993Dick Bonser"Modern Rites of Passage: The First Time Ever"Tp
March 21, 1993Peg Barratt"Small is Still Beautiful"Tp
March 28, 1993Terry Krause"Megaskills"Tp
April 11, 1993Barbara Rames"Three Immortalities"oos
April 18, 1993Terry Krause"Breaking Out of Our Stockade: problem solving techniques"Tp
April 25, 1993Jackie Ziegler"Unitarian Universalists Walking With Confucianism and Taoism"Tp
May 2, 1993Terry Krause"Advice to the Needlorn: words to live by"Tp
May 9, 1993Sam Day, Jr."Mordechai Vanunu, Israel's Nuclear Weapons Whistleblower, and the Problem of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East"Tp
June 6, 1993Randy and Kathy Converse"Living In Tune With the Environment"Tp
July 11, 1993George Calden"Everyone Should Leave Tracks"Tp
July 18, 1993Nancy Graham"Women Peacemakers in Northern Ireland"Tp
July 25, 1993Mark Bernstein"The Latest in Big Bang Cosmology"Tp
Aug. 1, 1993Julie Bonser, Dick Bonser, and Cinda LaMar"Universalism/Racial Justice: For Such a Time as This"Tp
Aug. 29, 1993Doleta Chapru"Introducing - Singing the Living Tradition"Tp
Sept. 12, 1993Anne Urbanski"In the Beginning: A Look at Creation Myths"Tp
Sept. 19, 1993Anne Urbanski"The God as Archetype - Part I: The Great Goddess and the Supreme Being"Tp
Oct. 17, 1993Anne Urbanski"Myths In Modern Drama"Tp oos
Oct. 31, 1993Pat Cautley"The International Year of the World's Indigenous People: UN Sunday"Tp oos
Nov. 7, 1993Judy Skog"Unplug the Christmas Machine: Holiday Inventory, or Who Does What?"Tp
Nov. 14, 1993Judy Skog"Unplug the Christmas Machine: What's Really Important?"Tp
Dec. 5, 1993Judy Skog"Unplug the Christmas Machine: Plans for Change"Tp
Dec. 12, 1993George Calden"Precious Memories"Tp oos
Dec. 19, 1993Rick Ruecking"Why the Pygmy Dance"Tp
Jan. 9, 1994Barb Park, Dick Bonser, Jackie Kaplan, Karen Shevet Dinah"Evolving Religions: Reconstructionist Jews and UU"Tp
Jan. 16, 1994Bob Reuschlein"Honoring Martin Luther King"Tp
Jan. 23, 1994Warren Hagstrom"Music and Madness in the Family: The Schumanns and Brahms"oos
Jan. 30, 1994Nancy Graham and Rosemary Dorney"White Privilege"Tp
March 20, 1994Pat Watkins"The Ranking Game"Tp
March 27, 1994Judy Skog and Nancy Graham"Environmental Justice"Tp
April 10, 1994Barb Park"Roots: Our Personal Religious Heritage"L1 Tp
May 1, 1994Aileen Nettleton"Celebrate the Earth"oos
May 8, 1994Peg Barratt"Raising Our Voices for Children"Tp
May 15, 1994Barb Park"Is There Still Meaning for Today in Universalist Ideology?"L1 Tp
May 22, 1994Erin Bosch"Ages and Stages"Tp
June 26, 1994Caryl Terrell"Planning for the Land"Tp
Sept. 11, 1994Warren Hagstrom"Everyday Morality: Misrepresentation"oos
Sept. 18, 1994Warren Hagstrom"Everyday Morality: Embarrassment, Poise and Tact"oos
Oct. 9, 1994Warren Hagstrom"Everyday Morality 111: Vicious Circles of Deviance"oos
Nov. 20, 1994Warren Hagstrom"Music in the Family: J.S. Bach (1685-1750)"oos
Dec. 4, 1994George Calden"Lifestyles of the Not So Rich or Famous"oos
Jan. 8, 1995ellsworth snyder"Seeing the Aesthetic: Can It Be Religious?"Tp
Jan. 29, 1995Cinda LaMar"The Path To Creativity"Tp
Feb. 5, 1995Rachel Siegfried"Who's Calling the Shots?: Responding Effectively To Children;s Fascination With War and War Toys"Tp
Feb. 12, 1995Prairie middle schoolIntergenerational serviceTp oos
Feb. 19, 1995Alice and Lee Bullen"Housing for All"Tp oos
Feb. 26, 1995Tomoko Ukei"Never Again Campaign: Hiroshima Testimony through Paintings"Tp oos
March 5, 1995Jonalu Johnstone"Been In the Storm So Long: African-American Unitarian Universalists"Tp oos
March 12, 1995Ruth Conniff"What's Wrong With Welfare Reform?"L2 Tp oos
March 19, 1995Panel: Nancy Anderson;
Kathleen Crennizk;
with Betty Jallings
"Handicapped Access;" "Domestic Violence"L2 Tp oos
March 26, 1995Nan Brien"Issues in Welfare Reform"L2 Tp oos
April 2, 1995Jackie Ziegler"Process Philosophy and Theology: A Unitarian Universalist Spirituality for the 21st Century"Tp
April 9, 1995Louise Trubek"Experiences In Legal Defense of Welfare"L2 Tp oos
April 23, 1995Charlotte Zieve"Report from Cairo Population Conference"Tp
April 30, 1995Warren Hagstrom"Strike Up the Band! The Life and Music of George Gershwin (1898-1937)" oos
May 7, 1995Pat Watkins"A Jury of One's Peers? What's wrong with the jury system and what Dane County is doing to fix it"Tp oos
May 21, 1995Erin Bosch and Anne Pryor"Transitions", an intergenerational serviceTp oos
June 11, 1995Robert Alpern"Speaking Truth To Power"Tp oos
June 18, 1995Dietrich Gruen"Fathers"
June 25, 1995Dave Johnson"Fifteen Years In the Developing World"Tp
July 9, 1995Sam Lin"American Society Through Chinese Eyes"Tp oos
July 16, 1995Anne Pryor"Visions of the Virgin Mary"
July 23, 1995Channing-Murray"A Celebration of Friendship"Tp oos
July 30, 1995Jackson Tiffany"The Allied Drive Neighborhood"Tp oos
Aug. 6, 1995Julie Bonser, Cinda LaMar, and Pat Watkins"UU General Assembly"Tp
Aug. 13, 1995Rick RueckingSauk City joint service
Aug. 20, 1995Pat Watkins"Neither Abridged Nor Denied"Tp oos
Aug. 27, 1995Barb Park and Rosemarie Lester"Summer Music Special"Tp oos
Sept. 10, 1995Barbara Rames"The Road...Taken"L3 Tp
Sept. 17, 1995Michael Sheehy"Ecological Theatre"
Sept. 24, 1995Mike Boehm"Vietnam: Healing and Reconciliation"Tp oos
Oct. 1, 1995Barbara Rames"Wisdom in One Sentence"
Oct. 8, 1995Michael Sheehy"Can Humans Save the Earth from Humans?"L4 Tp oos
Oct. 15, 1995Greg Schultz"1000 Years"Tp oos
Oct. 22, 1995Pat Cautley"UN 50th Anniversary"Tp oos
Oct. 29, 1995Jane Lind and Susan Munkres"Beijing Women's Conference"Tp oos
Nov. 5, 1995Spencer Black"Ecology Politics "
Nov. 12, 1995Upham Woods fall retreat
Nov. 19, 1995Ed Lanphier"A Philosophy of Life"
Nov. 26, 1995Paula Pachciarz & Mary MullenThanksgiving Intergenerational
Dec. 3, 1995Robert Dahl"Land Stewardship: The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin"Tp oos
Dec. 10, 1995George Calden, Barbara Rames and Mike Briggs"Let Every Little Light Shine"Tp oos
Dec. 17, 1995John-Brian Paprock & Erin BoschChristmas intergenerational serviceTp
Dec. 24, 1995Barbara Park & Mike BriggsA program of traditional Christmas readings and carolsTp oos
Dec. 31, 1995Bob Reuschlein"That Was the Year That Was"Tp oos
Jan. 7, 1996Barbara Rames"Emerson"L3 Tp
Jan. 14, 1996Cephus Childs"Million Man March"L2 Tp oos
Jan. 21, 1996Arliegh Birchler"Early Unitarians"Tp oos
Jan. 28, 1996Anne Urbanski"What Does It Mean to Be A Religious Liberal in Madison, Wisconsin?"Tp
Feb. 4, 1996Hugh Iltis"How To Be a Good Ancestor: An Ecological Look at Life Being Trashed"L4 Tp oos
Feb. 11, 1996Judy Skog"Speak Out for Children" - Valentine's Day
Feb. 18, 1996Leona Balek"Countering the Religious Right"Tp oos
Feb. 25, 1996Gene Farley"Community"Tp oos
March 3, 1996Betty Jallings"The Bible and the Koran"Tp oos
March 10, 1996Barbara Rames"Of Babies and Bathwater"
March 17, 1996Warren Hagstrom"Mendelsohn"Tp oos
March 24, 1996Nancy Vedder-Shults"Spring Equinox"Tp oos
March 31, 1996Betty Jallings"The Chalice and the Blade"Tp oos
April 7, 1996Doleta Chapru"Fun is a Family Value", intergenerational serviceTp oos
April 14, 1996Betty Jallings"Das Capital", intergenerational service
April 21, 1996Sam Day"Mordecai Vanunu"Tp oos
April 28, 1996Nancy Vedder-Shults"Beltane: Celebrating Passion and Partnership"Tp oos
May 5, 1996Betty Jallings"Uncle Tom's Cabin"Tp oos
May 12, 1996Mike Sheehy"Nature and Philosophy" - at Picnic Point
May 19, 1996Erin Bosch"Transitions" intergenerational serviceTp

Tp = audio cassette available.
L1 = lay ministry on Universalism - Barb Park
L2 = lay ministry on welfare - Jack Jallings
L3 = lay ministry on UU History and Thought - Barbara Rames and Arliegh Birchler
L4 = lay ministry on the Web of Life - Michael Sheehy
oos = link to order of service

Prairie Sunday Programs June 1996 to May 1997

DatePresentersTopicEndnotes/
Order of Service
June 2, 1996Bob Reuschlein"Weather, Wealth and Wars" 
June 9Kathy Kelly"Iraq After the War" 
June 16Elizabeth Bardwell"Urban Sprawl" 
June 23Barbara Herrick"W-2 - Welfare Deform"Tp oos
June 30Andrew Somers"Northern Ireland"Tp oos
July 7 Picnic potluck at Shirley Grindrod's 
July 14Mike and Norma Briggs"Contra Dancing" 
July 21Fran Zell"The Truth About Fiction"Tp oos
July 28Ruth Gibson and Feketa Bela"Unitarians in Rumania Today"Tp oos
Aug. 4Nancy Graham"Sauk Free Congregation" joint four society program" 
Aug. 11Jonalu Johnstone"Margaret Fuller" 
Aug. 18Cinda LaMar, Barb Park, and Nancy Graham"UU General Assembly" 
Aug. 25Barb Park & Rosemarie Lester"Summer Musicale"oos
Aug. 31Arleigh Birchler"Founders' Day"Tp
Sept. 1 Canoeing at Wingra Canoe & Sailing Center 
Sept. 8Paul Soglin"Education Builds Futures"Tp
Sept. 15Reid Miller"Dance of the Storyteller"L3 Tp
Sept. 22Esther Heffernan"Criminal Justice"Tp
Sept. 29Bob Dopp"Virtual Chicken Soup"L1 Tp oos
Oct. 6Judy Faulkner"The Virtual Medical Record"L1 Tp oos
Oct. 12Mary Mullen"Introduction and Expectations" (at Upham Woods fall retreat)L2
Oct. 20Mary Mullen"Twenty Questions About Homosexuality"L2
Oct. 27Mary Mullen"Gender Socialization and Homophobia"L2 Tp oos
Nov. 3George Calden"A Prairie Stir Fry"oos
Nov. 10Doleta Chapru"A UU's View of Promise Keepers" 
Nov. 17Rick RueckingAnnual Meeting & serviceTp
Nov. 24Reid Miller"Thanksgiving Intergenerational"In L3
Dec. 1Hans Adler"Religious Dissidents in Nineteenth Century Germany" 
Dec. 8Max Gaebler"German Free Thinkers" 
Dec. 15Mary Mullen"Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Perspectives"L2 Tp oos
Dec. 22Nancy Graham"About Yule" - Symbol Tree service 
Dec. 29Michael Sheehy"Newspaper Sunday" 
Jan. 5, 1997Al Nettleton"Time and the Crystal"L1
Jan. 12Jean Darling"Should the Devil Take the Hindmost" 
Jan. 19Mary Mullen"Biblical Perspectives on Homosexuality"L2
Jan. 26Brent Haglund"Earth's Stewardship"Tp
Feb. 2Nancy Vedder-Shults"Brigid: Returning Sun" 
Feb. 9Warren Porter"UUA Resolution on Toxic Threats to Children"Tp oos
Feb. 16John-Brian Paprock"Valentine Tree" 
Feb. 23Al Nettleton"Gold Keys and Blue Ribbons: Internet Security and Censorship"L1 Tp oos
March 2Carole Doeppers"Jeopardies to Civil Liberties from New Technologies"L1 Tp
March 9Sunshine Jones"What About the Kids? Challenges of Gay & Lesbian Families"L2
March 16Mary Mullen"How Homophobia Hurts Heterosexuals"L2 Tp oos
March 23Dave Cieslewicz"From Porches and Sidewalks to 6-Lanes and Cul de Sacs: The Evolution of American Neighborhoods"Tp oos
March 30Reid Miller"Swing Into Spring" intergenerational serviceIn L3 Tp
April 6Rebecca Dumlao"Wellsprings: Movement to Classical Music" 
April 13Francis Hole"The Earth Beneath Our Feet" 
April 20Mary Mullen"This Little Light of Mine: Individual and Community Strategies Regarding Homophobia"L2Tp oos
April 27Al Nettleton"Being Digital Today"L1 Tp oos
May 4Gail Coover"Race in the 90s: Can't We All Just Get Along on TV?"L4 Tp
May 11Warren Hagstrom"How the Irish Saved Civilization with Music"Tp
May 18 "Transitions" intergenerational serviceIn Tp oos
May 25 Memorial Day weekend picnic at Carl & Marian Thompson'sIn

In = intergenerational service or activity
L1 = lay ministry on the benefits and dangers of information technology - Al Nettleton
L2 = lay ministry on The Welcoming Congregation - Mary Mullen
L3 = lay ministry - Reid Miller
L4 = lay ministry - Gail Coover
oos = link to order of service
Tp = audio cassette available

Prairie Sunday Programs June 1997 - May 1998 with audio tapes

DatePresentersTopicEndnotes/
Order of Service
June 8, 1997Doleta Chapru and panel"Personal Strategies for Emotional Healing"Tp
June 15, 1997Rosemarie Lester and Nikki Bromberg"The Images We Live With I"Tp
June 22, 1997Rosemarie Lester and Nikki Bromberg"The Images We Live With II"Tp
June 29, 1997Joanne Seckman"An Indian Experience"Tp
July 13, 1997Social Action Committee"What Drum Do You March To?"Tp
July 20, 1997Jody Whelden"A Practical Experience In Conflict Transformation"Tp
Aug. 3, 1997Nancy Graham and Pat WatkinsReport on 1997 UU General AssemblyTp oos
Aug. 10, 1997Channing Murray members"Community, Village and Other Buzzwords"Tp oos
Aug. 17, 1997Phran Khru Warasak"Buddhist Philosophy"Tp
Aug. 24, 1997Nancy Vedder-Shults"Rise Up and Call Her Name"Tp
Aug. 31, 1997Midge Miller"Whatever Happened to Social Justice"Tp
Sept. 7, 1997Erin Bosch"Building Community at Prairie"Tp
Sept. 14, 1997Gail Coover"Racism from a Global Perspective"L1 Tp
Sept. 28, 1997Ray Allen"Issues in Public Education"L2 Tp
Oct. 5, 1997Gail Loder"The Homeless and the Hungry"Tp
Oct. 19, 1997Gail Coover"Interethnic Community and Identity"L1 Tp
Oct. 26, 1997Pat Watkins"Our Global Community: The UN and UUSC"Tp
Nov. 2, 1997Karen Gross"My Communion With Nature in Door County"Tp
Nov. 9, 1997Phoebe Rosebear"Tracing Jewish Life Through Cooking"Tp oos
Nov. 16, 1997Virginia Henderson"Issues of Diversity in Public Education"L2 Tp oos
Nov. 23, 1997Dave and Marcia Johnson"Abraham's Dream: Two and a half months in South India"Tp oos
Nov. 30, 1997Randy and Kathy Converse, Robin Carré, Mei Lien, Judy and Toby"Thanksgiving Intergenerational Program"In Tp
Dec. 7, 1997Rosemarie Lester"Christmas Eve: From the Outside Looking In"Tp oos
Dec. 14, 1997Matthew Menne"El Nino and Wisconsin Weather"Tp oos
Dec. 21, 1997Erin Bosch"Intergenerational Solstice and Symbol Tree Celebration"In Tp oos
Jan. 11, 1998Darlene Cole"Creating a Personal Journal"L3
Jan. 18, 1998Gail Coover"Revealing the Contents of Our Character: The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King"L1 Tp oos
Jan. 25, 1998Anne Pryor"About 'Living with Heart'"Tp
Feb. 1, 1998Dennis Presser"The Spirituality of Hunting"Tp
Feb. 8, 1998Pat Watkins"Suffer the Little Children"Tp oos
Feb. 15, 1998Eric Schroeder, Ian Park"Valentine's Day Intergenerational Program"In Tp
Feb. 22, 1998Keri Beheler-Amass"Woman the Hunter"Tp oos
March 1, 1998Barbara Rames"Welsh Voices in Unitarianism"Tp
March 15, 1998Jackie Ziegler"Extending Equality Beyond Humanity"Tp oos
March 22, 1998Kaleem Caire"Minority Student Education in Madison"L2 Tp oos
March 29, 1998Gail Coover"Political Correctness: Using language to include versus using language to censor"L1 Tp oos
April 5, 1998Rebecca Dumlao"Moving Through Conflict: Lessons from life and research"Tp oos
April 12, 1998Anne Pryor"Easter Intergenerational Service"Tp
April 19, 1998Al Nettleton"Who are you UU?"Tp oos
April 26, 1998Warren Hagstrom"Richard Rogers and his collaborators"Tp oos
May 3, 1998George Calden"To Life - L'Chaim!"Tp oos
May 10, 1998Gail Coover"Embracing Difference"L1 Tp
May 17, 1998Orange Schroeder"Taking Care of Business: The Soul of Selling"Tp oos
May 24, 1998Erin Bosch and Robin CarréTransitions Intergenerational ServiceTp oos

In = intergenerational service
L1 = lay ministry - Gail Coover
L2 = lay ministry - Barbara Golden
L3 = lay ministry - Karen Gross
oos = link to order of service
Tp = audio cassette available

Prairie Sunday Programs June 1998 - May 1999

DatePresentersTopicEndnotes/
Order of Service
June 7, 1998Zoe Murphy"Homelessness: Realities and Relationships"oos
June 14Zoe Murphy"Homelessness: Experiencing and Responding"Tp oos
June 21Doleta Chapru"The Boy Scouts of America and the Right of Conscience"Tp
June 28Metje Butler and Susan Hagstrom"Making Connection with the Natural World" 
July 5 Independence Day Picnic 
July 12Dave and Marcia JohnsonVolunteer work at Oxford federal prisonTp
July 19Molly Fifield Murray"The UW Arboretum - Green Prairie and the Savannah Project"Tp
July 26 Three U-U Societies' Joint Program at Sauk City 
Aug. 2Maria Hansa and Mark Rosenthal"The Realities of Sister City in the Post-Cold War Era: the Madison-Arcatao Project"Tp oos
Aug. 9Larry Nahlik"A Day in the Life of a Western Monk in Thailand"Tp oos
Aug. 16Bob Reuschlein"Why We Go To War"Tp
Aug. 23Nikki Bromberg"Vippassana Meditation"Tp oos
Aug. 30Pat Watkins"If I Were a Rich Man or Woman: What and to Which Causes Would I Give?"Tp
Sept. 6Betty Jallings and Karen Gross"Putting Labor Back in Labor Day"Tp
Sept. 13Erin Bosch"Introduction to Prairie People, Programs, and Religious Education"Tp oos
Sept. 20George Calden"Off the Top of Your Head"Tp
Sept. 27Bob Alpern"The UUA and the Struggle to Eliminate Land Mines"Tp oos
Oct. 4Cindy Haq"Health, Equity and Social Justice"Tp oos
Oct. 18Anne Urbanski"Sidney and God"Tp
Oct. 25Kathy Kelly"Medical Aid to Iraq"Tp oos
Nov. 1Ruth Calden"All Souls' Day"Tp oos
Nov. 8Steve Pierce"Poverty in Dane County"L3 Tp oos
Nov. 15Cindy Haq and Gary Giorgi"Doctor/Patient Relationships"Tp oos
Nov. 22Ngawang Chojor"Religion and Art: a Buddhist Perspective"Tp
Nov. 29Randy ConverseThanksgiving Intergenerational Service 
Dec. 6Gary Giorgi and Cindy Haq"Death and Dying"Tp oos
Dec. 13Deb Phelps and Mary Mullen"Transformations"Tp
Dec. 20Erin BoschWinter Solstice Intergenerational ServiceTp oos
Dec. 27Arleigh Birchler"I Remember the Year..." 
Jan. 3, 1999Rick & Marilyn Ruecking"Hunting for Hope" 
Jan. 10Ken Skog"Fulfilling the Promise"L1 Tp oos
Jan. 17Allied Drive-Dunn's Marsh residents and service providers"Getting to Know You"Tp oos
Jan. 24Anne Pryor(second in her lay ministry on art and religion)L2 Tp
Jan. 31Fran Zell"The Spirituality of Small Book Publishing"Tp oos
Feb. 7Steve Pierce and Jonathan Bader"Hunger and Food Security"L3 Tp oos
Feb.14Lisa Glueck and Rachel Long"Valentine's Day - Simple Acts of Love" (Intergenerational)Tp
Feb. 21Cindy Haq and Gary Giorgi"Ethical Issues and Quality at the End of Life"L4 Tp oos
Feb. 28Marilyn Feil"Homelessness in Dane County"L3 Tp oos
March 7Anne Pryor"Shrines and Grottoes of the Wisconsin Landscape"L2 Tp oos
March 14Will and Dot Williams"The Madison Gospelaires"L2 Tp
March 21Orange SchroederIntroduction to her series, "The Church Across the Street"L5 Tp oos
March 28Speaker from the BahaiAll About BahaiL5 Tp
April 4Warren Hagstrom and Co."Gonna Make This Garden Grow" (Easter Intergenerational) 
April 11Orange SchroederPrairie members visit other churchesL5
April 18Orange Schroeder Panel"Sharing in our Spiritual Community" (Panel discussion about our experiences April 11)L5 Tp oos
April 25David Giffey"Windows to the World"L2 Tp oos
May 2Doleta Chapru"Prairie People Serve: How Are We Living up to Our UU Principles?"Tp oos
May 9Warren Hagstrom, with music by members of the congregation"Franz Liszt: A Really Romantic Composer"Tp oos
May 16Ken Skog"Developing a Prairie Mission Statement"Tp oos
May 23Erin BoschTransition Sunday 
May 30 Picnic at the home of Carl and Marian Thompson, no service at Meeting House 

L1 = (for the mission statement project)
L2 = lay ministry on Art and Religion - Anne Pryor
L3 = lay ministry on Poverty in Dane County - Steve Pierce
L4 = lay ministry on Health and Social Justice - Cindy Haq and Gary Giorgi
L5 = lay ministry - Orange Schroeder (The Church Across the Street)
oos = link to order of service
Tp = audio cassette available