MAKE IT HAPPEN - August Assembly

  • Posted on: 15 August 2018
  • By: Gillian
Getting started can seem overwhelming, but you can make it happen. We are excited to welcome Justin Imamura. Justin (@TheTrashPunx) started The Trash Punx in 2017 as a response to the overwhelming amount of litter and trash accumulating in San Jose. The Trash Punx have organized over 20 events in San Jose since they begun in 2017 and have logged in over 1200 volunteer hours, collected 600+ bags of trash, eliminated gang related graffiti and engaged over 600 people to volunteer.

EXPLORE - July 8 Assembly

  • Posted on: 25 June 2018
  • By: Gillian
Summer is here and it is time to get inspired with the spirit of exploration and adventure. Bex and Gil are full-time adventure bloggers who are kick-scooting the entire length of the west coast–from Canada to Mexico! They are no strangers to adventure, having sailed the North Sea and hiked the length of Israel, and they hope that this "Kicking the States" expedition will raise $10,000 to build a school in Tanzania. Follow their journey to Mountain View here.

May Assembly - Dignity

  • Posted on: 2 May 2018
  • By: Gillian
On Sunday May 13, we will be exploring dignity. Lisa J Blanchard, founder of The Grateful Garment Project, will share ways we can return dignity to victims of sexual violence. It is her vision that no victim of sexual assault ever experience further suffering due to lack of resources. Please bring a sports bra (any size) or a pair of flip-flops to donate to the Grateful Garment Project. Read more about their needs here. http://gratefulgarment.org/wish-list/

April Assembly - Improv Your Life

  • Posted on: 2 May 2018
  • By: Gillian
On Sunday April 8, James Kopp from the Pear Theatre will be center stage to show you how the fundamentals of improv can improve your life. Be more positive and make some change for the better! Guaranteed laughs along the way.

To do your heart good, we'll have pop songs, readings, and socializing. Come and help us inspire each other–to live better, help often, and wonder more.

Sunday, April 8 at 11am (Drop in early for coffee and donuts.)

890 Church Street, Mountain View 94042

March Assembly - The Nature of Awe

  • Posted on: 7 March 2018
  • By: Gillian
How do you describe the feeling of watching a glorious sunset or hiking a mountain peak? Why is it about nature that elicits awe?

This Sunday we explore Awe with our guest speaker, Craig L. Anderson–a researcher broadly interested in the interplay between emotions, physiology, and social relationships.

February Assembly - Life On Mars?

  • Posted on: 7 February 2018
  • By: Gillian
Focus on your life with an uplifting assembly next Sunday. Our guest Dr Lynn Rothschild, an evolutionary biologist/astrobiologist from NASA Aames, will be talking about life just in time for Darwin Day. Did you even know there were astrobiologists? What kind of life is out there waiting for you?

To do your heart good, we'll have pop songs, readings, and socializing. Come and help us inspire each other–to live better, help often, and wonder more.

Sunday, January 14, 11am (Drop in early for coffee and donuts.)

890 Church Street, Mountain View 94042

January Assembly - Hearts and Minds

  • Posted on: 11 January 2018
  • By: Gillian
Tune up your brain with an uplifting assembly this Saturday. Our guest Sheldon Helms will be talking about your excellent brain. Knowing how you can be more like your brain can help you be more interesting.

To do your heart good, we'll have pop songs, readings, and socializing. Come and help us inspire each other. to live better, help often, and wonder more.

Sunday, January 14, 11am  (Drop in early for coffee and donuts.)

890 Church Street, Mountain View 94042

Celebrate the Winter Solstice with us!

  • Posted on: 29 November 2017
  • By: Gillian
Buy your ticket today at buytickets.at/sundayassemblysiliconvalley

Planet Earth is tilting and winter solstice is here! Join us to bid farewell to the longest night of the year and welcome back the sun at a rocking solstice celebration in Silicon Valley.

As candles are lit and extinguished, the revels will follow the rhythm of moving from darkness to light.

Thank you for coming to remember with us!

  • Posted on: 14 November 2017
  • By: Gillian
Thanks for coming out to remember with us on Sunday. It was a beautiful and poignant assembly. As Sanderson rightly said, our ancestors live on through us in our genetic makeup. It is within each of us to help often and improve the lives of others.

Some people asked for Marcela Davison Aviles' slides from her talk on Day of the Dead, please find them at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1z0HZAkAJfYhif3_BtGWcPeBRlZ5TeHw9/view.

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