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North Pinellas religion briefs for July. 31

Isabella Rossellini and Jeff Bridges star in Fearless, the first film in the “Meaning, Ethics, and Theology through Film” course, will be playing Friday at Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater.

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Isabella Rossellini and Jeff Bridges star in Fearless, the first film in the “Meaning, Ethics, and Theology through Film” course, will be playing Friday at Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater.

Seth Andrews, author of Deconverted: A Journey From Religion To Reason, will be the guest speaker at a UUC Humanist meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Octagon Room of the Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road, Clearwater.

A former religious fundamentalist and Christian radio station DJ, Andrews came out as an atheist in 2008. He now has his own podcast/radio show called The Thinking Atheist.

Free and open to the public, the presentation will include an audience Q&A and a book signing. No reservations are required.

The event is sponsored by UU Humanists and the Center For Inquiry.

For more information call (727) 531-7704 or email mail@uuclearwater.org.

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"Meaning, Ethics, and Theology through Film," a course featuring six to eight films, will be offered August through November by UUC Adult Enrichment.

The first film, Fearless, will be presented 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday in the Patio Room of the Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road, Clearwater.

Written by Rafael Yglesias, directed by Peter Weir and starring Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rosselini and Rosie Perez, the 1993 release tells the story of a man whose personality is dramatically changed after surviving a major airline crash. The film has an R rating.

Home viewing is recommended before the group gathers for a second viewing and guided discussion in the Patio Room. All scheduled titles are available through Netflix or libraries.

An RSVP is requested for this free event. Call Ray Williamson at (727) 372 0346 or email raywilliamson@verizon.net.

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The Kirk of Dunedin Community Church, known for its pipe organ concerts, has moved the excitement outside this weekend.

The entire family is invited to Splash Day, an afternoon of summer fun for all ages 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday featuring giant water slide rides, a bungee run, children's crafts, snow cones, cotton candy and live music by the band Captive.

Admission is free.

For more information call (727) 733-9305.

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North Pinellas religion briefs for July. 31 07/30/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 4:45pm]

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