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2018-2019 UUCWC Concert Series

Announcing the official line-up for the 2018–2019 UUCWC Concert Series! Erin Busch has set up four shows for this year, two of which are repeats of last year (the South Philly Big Band and Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five), and two of which will be new events (Alex & Anya and the meditation … Continued

Visions for a New Church Year with the Racial Justice Initiative

by Mary McKillip, Chair, Racial Justice Initiative As new chair of the Racial Justice Initiative, I want to express my excitement and anticipation for the year ahead! The monthly theme of vision is timely as I think about what I envision in the coming year and beyond for the racial justice work in our congregation. … Continued

Welcome Back! This Year’s Children’s RE Program

by Robin Pugh, Director of Lifespan Religious Education Welcome back to those families that I haven’t seen this summer. Our full Religious Education (“RE”) program begins on Sunday, September 16. The RE teachers and I have planned an exciting year for UUCWC’s children. Here is what each class will be studying: First Service (9 am … Continued

Welcome Table Wednesdays

Rev. Kimberly Wildszewski Each year the staff gathers throughout the summer to think wholeheartedly about UUCWC: individual congregants, groups and ministries, anxieties and excitements; the discernment goes on. It is from such conversations that we were able to introduce Faith Forward last year, the Coming into Connection curriculum, and think more critically about the need … Continued

Your Food Donations Help

Every month UUCWC’s Food Ministry delivers 200 nutritious meals to those affected by homelessness and hunger. This month’s meal is Turkey tetrazzini, Garden Salad, Bread/Rolls, Butter & Dessert. Donations needed for the hot meals are: ziti or penne pasta frozen mixed vegetables fruit cups These items are needed by September 9th. Can’t get these items? You … Continued

UUCWC Hits Kansas City by Storm—General Assembly Reflections

By Holly Bussey and Jim Sanders It seems like only yesterday that approximately 3,000 UU’s descended on Kansas City, Missouri for the 57th Annual General Assembly. What is General Assembly? It’s a time when for about 5 days (or any portion thereof), you get to be with fellow UUs throughout the country AND the world! … Continued

RJI Praxis Group Update – August 2018

by Dan Tuft Hello again everyone and as promised in this final installment of the updates from the Racial Justice Initiative (RJI) Praxis Group that ended after our June meeting, I am combining highlights of our May and June meetings below. Read through to the end of this article for what is happening next! 4. … Continued

UUCWC Members Donate 34 Backpacks to HomeFront Back-to-School Project

by Pam Wallace This year members, groups and friends of the congregation donated a record number of backpacks, all stuffed with school uniforms and school supplies, to help 34 HomeFront kids start the school year off right and have a brighter, happier year at school. In addition, The Dancing Spirits group donated $160 directly to … Continued

Food Ministry Continues in the Summer

Monetary donations to purchase other needed supplies are always welcome.  Please submit donations to the church office and write “Food Ministry” on the memo line.