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A Personal View From a New Board Member

by Nina Todor, Trustee I have attended many committees meetings before for church and work, never a board so this was something new for me…At the first meeting I was immediately struck by the efficiency of the meetings; the agenda is followed (amazing) there is a recorder and a time keeper. We are a midsized … 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

UUCWC June Outdoor Adventure

A Walk in Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve Sunday June 17th (Weather Permitting)   1635 River Road, New Hope, PA http://www.bhwp.org/ The Preserve’s 134-acre site features nearly 800 species of Pennsylvania native trees, shrubs, ferns, vines and herbaceous perennial wildflowers. The collection includes more than 80 native species designated as Plants of Special Concern in Pennsylvania, … Continued

June Food Needs

The meal for HomeFront and Luther Arms in June is: Pasta & Meat Sauce, Garden Salad, Bread/Rolls, Butter & Dessert. Donations needed for the hot meals are: Ziti or Penne pasta, & 85% Ground Beef. Donations needed for the supper sandwich bags are: 100% juice boxes, fruit cups, & granola bars. Monetary donations to purchase … Continued

Listening Circles about Proposed Bylaws Change

On June 3, 2018, UUCWC members will vote at the annual meeting on proposed Bylaw changes.  The Bylaws to which change is proposed are those regarding Public Expression, specifically Article III Congregation, Section 3 and Article VII  The Ministry, Section 1.  The current Bylaws and the proposed changes are detailed on the attached, along with … Continued

Loaves and Fishes 2018 – March 30 & 31

For more than 30 years, UUCWC and the Princeton UU Congregation have joined together to feed 600 working poor and homeless people once per year. There are two phases to this effort: On Friday night March 30, we’ll make 600 bagged lunches (peanut butter and jelly sandwiches) for distribution on Saturday. We also need brownies … Continued

RJI Praxis Group Update – March 2018

by Dan Tuft, Co-Chair, Racial Justice Initiative 3. Interfaith/Intercongregational Partnership. The congregation cultivates cultural and spiritual humility, develops deep and mutually-fulfilling partnerships with other faith communities and coalitions working for racial justice. The above assessment point was the focus of our January 2018 Praxis Group meeting. While UUCWC supports groups such as UU Faith Action … Continued

Choirs Bring a “Heart Connection” – Part Two

(Excerpted from “Choirs Bring a ‘Heart Connection’” by Donald E. Skinner in the Fall 2010 edition of UU World. Reprinted with permission of UU World © UUA) What would our Sunday mornings be like without our choir[s]? Fortunately, most of us will never have to find out. All across the country there are friends and … Continued

MUUsic for UU – March 10

Where can you hear six Unitarian Universalist Choirs plus our own Crossings Chorale in one place? Right here at UUCWC! On Sunday, March 10th the 4th Annual UU MUUsic Festival will be held in the Sanctuary at UUCWC. You’ll be able to hear many styles of choral music from classical to jazz-inspired works. Best of … 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