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“A Yuletide Pageant”
The Children of RE
Decorating a Christmas tree this year? Hanging up some holly and ivy to adorn your fireplace? Join us on the Winter Solstice as the children of the Religious Education program present a pageant on the story of Yule. Be amazed by the connections with our present-day celebrations of Christmas.
WEEKLY NEWS and EVENTS
Gift Card Fundraiser
Congratulations to Elaine Lau and Carol Razem, winners of our Gift Card Drawing! As always, gift cards will be on sale after the service in the Fellowship Hall . This is an easy fundraiser for the UUFCC. Gift cards can be used for food, gas, beer, in the store pharmacies, and to purchase gift cards for other stores at Giant. They make excellent gifts and are always welcome as donations to local nonprofits. Come armed with your checkbook or cash and buy a few! Once you start you'll be hooked.
Books, Games Needed for Local Inmates
Because their library already contains many romance and other types of fiction, the inmates are requesting non-fiction donations (no textbooks, please). The women are specifically requesting non-fiction material, self help and parenting books.
Also, if anyone is interested in presenting a program such as travel, hobbies, general information at the prison, teaching parenting skills, starting a reading group, teaching pilates, or yoga, some type of craft or artwork. Anything that would shore up the minds or spirits of the female inmates, it would be most welcome. There are very nice classrooms available. You don't have to go into any of the cell blocks. Doris, Janet or Peg would be with you while you are at the prison.
Guest At Your Table/Fellowship Supper TONIGHT! (Dec 17)
Tonight! Guest At Your Table Fellowship Supper beginning at Come share a simple meal with your fellow UUs and learn about the people we support who lead grassroots humanitarian and social justice organizations in Kenya, Haiti and Honduras. Sponsored by the Social Action Committee.
Passage Meditation TONIGHT! (Dec 17)
Join us at in Rm 6 of the Fellowship on the first, third, and fifth Wednesdays of each month (we will not meet on ). We are a group who share a commitment to the practice of passage meditation and the allied disciplines described in Eknath Easwaran’s books.
Two Bell Ringers Needed for One Open Time!
Inner Transition, and
Join us in Rm 2 at as we continue to explore and support the inner dimension of creating a sustainable and just world. Facilitated by Bob Flatley and Kelle Kersten.
Mindfulness Meditation, , Jan 5
Christmas Eve Refreshments
Ron & Sue Smith will be hosting the Christmas Eve refreshments between the services. They will provide the punch and do the decorations...and ask that you please bring a plate of cookies or other treats that DO NOT REQUIRE FORKS (finger food, please!). Food may be dropped off before the first service (see below).
Christmas Eve Services, Dec 24
A Family Christmas Eve Service
Refreshments & Socializing in Fellowship Hall
-- please bring “finger food” treats to share!
A Contemplative Christmas Eve Service Featuring Carols and Readings
Holiday Office Schedule
Fifth Game Night,
Join us New Year’s Eve for a special “Animal, Vegetable, Mineral” themed Game Night! We meet in Fellowship Hall from . (Please note there is NO Game Night on !)
Getting to Know UU,
Support the UUSC through its Guest At Your Table Program
in Room 6. All are welcome to attend and participate in our informal discussions. Please share with us anything you have read recently and read some excerpts. For further information call Marlee Erwin at 234-0897 or Reinhard Graetzer at 238-5239. Save for the following meeting!
“Stories of Light and Hope”
Worship Associates: Lois Durran & Debby Ellenberger
Join us for a service of stories and poems to usher out the old year and bring in the new. Music by Daryl Durran, bassoon.
“New Year, New Beginnings”
Rev. Mark Hayes
We reflect on these words from the Rev. Kathleen McTigue: “The new year can be new ground for the seeds of our dreams. Let us take the step forward together onto new ground, planting our dreams well, faithfully, and in joy.”
NO SOULFUL SUNDOWN ON
We're only meeting once in January () but will be back to our regular schedule in February.
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