Committee News

Racial Justice Study Group – Feb. 26

The first discussion and organizational meeting of the Racial Justice Study Group will be on Monday, February 26, 7pm – 9pm. (Bring your dinner if you have difficulty making that time slot). This group will meet monthly to learn about racial injustices and formulate ideas to work to remedy them.  A book selected by the … Continued

ISLES Gardening Info Calendar 2018

UUCWC, through its Earth Ministry, is a supporting member of ISLES and participates in and supports its gardening programs.   We receive their garden info – please see attachment for their calendar. [IGSN Calendar 2018

2nd Annual Chili Cookoff! – Feb 25

UUCWC’s Community Building Ministry Announces the 2nd Annual Chili Cookoff! Sunday, February 25 at 12 PM – 2 PM Calling all Chefs and Tasting Connoisseurs! Bring your best chili in your crock pot (or 6-8 quart container) Plug in your crock pot before the 11 AM service in the kitchen to keep it hot Everyone … Continued

Have you Noticed? Little Things Can Make a Difference!

While big changes to UUCWC’s facilities understandably get the most attention, often it’s the little things that go unnoticed that can make a difference. See if you noticed these small improvements at UUCWC over the past few months: Special window film has been applied to west facing windows in the Sanctuary, thanks to an Endowment … Continued

Crossing Paths

by Andrea Kalb How do we as Unitarian Universalists address the problem of separation from each other? How do Jewish people address the problem of exile? And how do Christians of all denominations address the problem of sin? Ask one of our current 6th- or 7th-graders taking part in this year’s Crossing Paths class and … Continued

The ARE Path at UUCWC – Winter/Spring 2018

By Susan Colket, Chair, Adult Religious Education Our adult religious education (ARE) programs are a natural way to navigate our lives as Unitarian Universalists. At the final session of the first Coming Into Connection program last month, Steve Saddlemire, captured this as he shared his experience as a CIC participant, “You come to church when … Continued

UU’s UNITE: General Assembly is Coming!

This past year, we’ve been learning more and more about how this faith is one of change and dynamic process and learning. Just recently an email was sent for you requesting you to consider and ‘vote’ on the topics for discussion at our annual gathering as a faith. HERE’S an OPPORTUNITY to continue that learning … Continued

Volunteers Needed for a Grounds Spring Cleaning

With sunny, warm weather right around the corner it’s time to start thinking about a GROUNDS SPRING CLEANING! Winters are always hard on vegetation, lawns and outdoor equipment and this year is no exception. Whether it’s snow plows tearing up the grassy parking area, freezing weather affecting bushes and trees, or just nature dropping branches … Continued

Appropriate Use of Social Media

 by Christine Lynch, Right Relations Committee “I wish I could take that back!” Have you ever had that thought moments after you hit send on a social media site such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat ,etc… The fact is: once you post, you can’t take it back. Someone once shared good advice with me. She said … Continued

Update from the Racial Justice Initiative Praxis Group, February 2018

5. Theological Reflection. The congregation sees racial justice work as a natural expression their tradition’s values and beliefs, can articulate a theology of racial justice, and are able to evaluate issues and actions through the lens of their faith. The above assessment point was the focus of our December 2017 Praxis Group meeting and it … Continued