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Summer Food Ministry Items

The need for food doesn’t stop during the Summer. The Food Ministry and the Morrisville Food Center continue their work. Please place all non-perishables in the basket in the Lobby. Perishables go in the freezer or refrigerator marked Food Ministry. Thank You!

Meet Your New Board Members

At the 2017 UUCWC Annual Meeting we elected five new Board of Trustees members; Marianne Alt (President), Nathalie Edmond, Patrick Kahney, John Ueng-McHale and Colin Unsworth. Each of them brings a unique perspective and set of skills to the board enhancing the talents of continuing board members Ed Dobrowolski, Lynne Quinto, Peter Rafle, and Pam … Continued

Beloved Conversations Panel: General Assembly 2017

On the Friday of General Assembly, three leaders of congregations that took Beloved Conversations were asked to share their reflections having done this hard and sacred work. Robin was one of those three! Speaking before thousands in person, and more online, the full script that Robin shared is below. It can also be found online … Continued

Wake Now Our Vision Campaign: Legacy Opportunity

UUCWC has an exciting opportunity to take advantage of special funding that would strengthen/enhance our financial stability for the future! Further to the brief introduction at our Annual Congregational Meeting, the Endowment Committee would like to provide more details about the Wake Now Our Vision Campaign and we encourage UUCWC members to seriously consider how … Continued

Capital Campaign Preparation Update – We Need to Hear From You!

The Strategic Vision Task Force met June 27th to review the input received from the congregation so far, and to incorporate suggestions into the presentation for the future cottage meetings. Approximately 40 members have provided feedback and offered new ideas at the recent meetings. Meetings will continue through July (See below). The response for moving … Continued

Backpack Sponsors Needed for HomeFront Back-To-School Project

Please sign up to provide a HomeFront child with a Backpack of essential school supplies and clothing to get them started off right for school in the fall! You may sign up as an individual or in groups, and there is a sign-up poster in the lobby right now. Here’s how it goes: Sign up … Continued

Join the Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge has begun! This summer, we are exploring more intentionally the vast, rich territory of books by and about people of color. Capitalizing on the concept of summer reading, this is a low-pressure read-a-thon, where we set our own goals and read what we like. The idea is simply to challenge ourselves … Continued

Racial Justice Initiative Hosting Guest Speaker Dr. Ruha Benjamin – July 9

Racial Justice Initiative is hosting guest speaker Dr. Ruha Benjamin on Sunday, July 9th from 12 to 2 pm. Beautiful Struggle: Building Knowledge and Courage for a Better World In this talk, Professor Ruha Benjamin will pair social scientific insights on racism and inequality with spiritual insights on human oneness and justice which, taken together, … Continued

LGBTQ+ Potluck & Group Forming

UUCWC has a long history as a Welcoming Congregation; embracing and providing space for the LGBTQ+ community for decades. In this tradition, new efforts are underway to gather LGBTQ+ members and friends of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Over twenty members of all ages attended a potluck at the church in mid-May to break … Continued

At the 2017 Annual Meeting, We Faced Our Growth

Congregational growth — and how we can harness it for good internally and beyond our walls — was a recurring theme at the UUCWC Annual Meeting, June 4. Ninety-nine members attended the meeting, exceeding the count for a quorum. Three of the board’s goals this year related to our growth either directly or indirectly. At … Continued