Committee News

The Great Spirit Gave Us Each a Song

The Great Spirit Gave Us Each a Song (Native American Proverb) I have a drawing with this proverb hanging in my office. It inspires me to continue to encourage everyone in our community to sing their “song” through music. Whether singing along with the hymns chosen for a sermon, singing specific songs that the choir … Continued

A Changing Landscape, Familiar Ground

By Marianne Chopp Alt, President, Board of Trustees “This land is your land, this land is my land.” It’s been 67 years since Woody Guthrie penned this song as a protest against Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” which was written in 1918 and often performed on the radio by Kate Smith. A lot has changed … Continued

Wake Now Our Vision Challenge – A Legacy Opportunity

The Wake Now Our Vision Challenge provides an exciting opportunity for the members of UUCWC to take advantage of special funding that will strengthen and enhance our financial stability for the future. Jim Erb, Chair of the Endowment Committee, will provide the details of the WNOV Challenge during the Middle Hour (10:00am) and again after … Continued

What White People Can Do About Racism – Nov 4

UUCWC’s Racial Justice Initiative and Council for Faith in Action are co-sponsoring the workshop What White People Can Do About Racism Fundamentals, Part 2 How to act against racism from a position of unearned (and unwanted) racial privilege Saturday, November 4, 2017 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Unitarian Universalist Church at Washington Crossing Presented by … Continued

Thanksgiving Dinner Drive 2017

Thanksgiving Baskets should include: Grocery store gift card for a turkey (Your local Shop Rite or Acme offers these gift cards.) Canned vegetables, fruit, and cranberry sauce Dry boxed mashed potatoes and stuffing mixes Fruit juice Dessert items Anything else you would like to include Please – No perishable items! Send Questions to: socialjustice@uucwc.org  

Turkey Tetrazzini Ingredients and Soup

The Food Ministry is making Turkey Tetrazzini this month. Please drop off these items by Sunday,  November 5th. The Morrisville Food Pantry is collecting soup. Can you help?

Women’s Spiritual Retreat at Murray Grove: Nov 3 – 5

Joyous Women Spiritual Retreat A Weekend of Spirituality, Self Care and Fun November 3 – 5, 2017 Murray Grove   Offering a series of spiritual workshops by Rev.Craig Hirshberg: Connecting with Spirit Illuminating Challenges with Light Unholy Contracts Other workshops: Dream Workshop Meditative Forest Walks Full Moon Bonfire and Rituals Estatic Dancing History of Women … Continued

Fall Clean-up: October 21

The Grounds Committee is looking for a huge response for a fall clean-up on Saturday, October 21 at 10am to prepare the gardens for fall/winter. The whole effort should be done by noon with enough helpers; bring whatever yard “toys” you have to make the effort as painless as possible. For info or to help, … Continued

Building Relationships on Sunday Morning

One of the first things I tell our RE teachers during their annual teacher training in September is what the goal is in their classrooms on Sunday morning. New teachers are surprised when they hear me say that the number one goal in RE on Sunday is to allow each child to leave the class … Continued