Temple of Leaves, Church of Grass: A Special Worship Service, July 22

Please Join Us in a
Special Sunday Worship Service
July 22 at 10 a.m.

Temple of Leaves, Church of Grass

Featuring the poetry and wisdom of  Walt Whitman

With live performances by

Sven Hansen, Guest Worship Associate    
Bonnie Anderson, UUFD Pianist
Aboud Agha, Guest Lutist




Experience  Hansen's interpretive performance of Walt Whitman's poetry from his most famous work, Leaves of Grass, illustrating how Whitman fathomed a cosmic level of truth, and how he created a universal expression that is more riveting and relevant today than ever.

Learn about the transcendentalist period of American history—about how it changed the world, and about its powerful connection to the Unitarian Universalist Church.

Enjoy piano works from Whitman’s time performed by Bonnie Anderson.

Participate in a sound healing.

Feel moved by a musical performance by master Lute (Oud) player Aboud Agha from Syria.

Be inspired by a spiritual space created through music, poetry, and community.


Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb
158 North Fourth Street
DeKalb, IL 60115


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