BFUU Sunday Services 10:30 AM

Fellowship Hall

1924 Cedar Street

(at the corner of Cedar St. and Bonita Ave. - ramp on Bonita Ave.)

 
April 23: The Myths We Live: The Fairy Tale Guide to Ever After

Rev. Dr. Carrie Knowles, Worship Leader
Fairy tales teach us profound lessons for the challenges of our lives. Rev. Dr. Carrie Knowles relates significant tales that speak to the issues of mid-life crises and ancient wisdom about how we may best cope.

April 30: Theatre of the Oppressed
Jiwon Chung, Guest Speaker
Theatre of the Oppressed (TO) is a set of techniques, games & practices for using theater as a vehicle for transforming individuals and their communities, and effecting social and political change. It is a method of harnessing the theatrical process as a powerful tool for healing communities and breaking cycles of oppression; resulting in empowered and engaged individuals and groups that have the tools to dialogue, educate, problem-solve, and effect change. TO is a collective, creative, whole-brained problem-posing/solving technique of learning and transformation.

Jiwon Chung, past president of the national organization for Theatre of the Oppressed, is the artistic director of Kairos Theater Ensemble and adjunct professor at the Starr King School at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, where he teaches Theater and Social Justice. The focus of his work is in the application of theater as a tool for social and political change, using Theatre of the Oppressed to challenge, resist and transform systemic oppression and structural violence, and to redress large scale historical atrocity and injustice.