UPCOMING UUCC EVENTS

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REFLECTIONS

 Immediately after services each Sunday (approx. 11:00 a.m.)

Co-facilitated by Susan Ford and Deanna Lack, Reflections is an informal, non-judgmental, small-group discussion of the sermon topic. 

Participants share thoughts and insights or just listen -- your choice. All are welcome.


Compassionate Communication 

First and Third Wednesdays at 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Compassionate Communication, based on Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication method, is a tool for resolving differences. Lead by Ivan Cordrey and Susan Ford, this training will aid you in better understanding other people and in having other people better understand you. CC meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month.


Social Justice Committee 

Second Sunday of the Month at approximately 11:30 a.m.

Unitarian Universalists have a legacy of “deeds not creeds.” Our work for a better world calls us to unexpected places as we harness love’s power to stop oppression.  UUCC's two focus areas are justice for the LGBTQ community and immigrant rights.  For further information, contact Ivan Cordrey, Social Justice Committee chair, at fcchurch@charter.net.



Chalice Circle

ON HIATUS THROUGH THE WINTER

Co-facilitated by Rochelle Turner, Jeanne Schmitzer, and Dylan Eralie, Chalice Circle is a small-group ministry. Meeting each second and fourth Sunday of each month at 5:00 p.m., this informal group will discuss topics of common spiritual interest.

This small group is the perfect place to meet new people and come to understand mutual life concerns. As we progress, our hope is to build deep connections with one another, with the congregation, and with the sacred.

Whether the topic is “religious timelines,” “living simply” or “the mystery of healing,” the conversation is respectful and caring and leads to greater understanding. Every participant has opportunities to share their perspectives, tell their stories, and listen mindfully. Our time together is structured with opening words, check-in, discussion of the evening's topic, likes and wishes, and closing words. Sessions will end at approximately 6:00 - 6:30. All are welcome.  


Meditation

First and Third Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. 

Second and Fourth Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.

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Tuesday sessions are traditional sitting meditations, part guided and part silent. Our focus will be on encouraging one another to develop a regular meditation practice, with some instruction on how to do that. You may sit on a chair, on the floor, or bring a cushion. Young adult and adult oriented.

Saturday sessions, titled "Mindfulness for Everyone," are family-focused, kid-friendly sessions that will be just as fun and use for adults. They will be a little more adventurous than our Tuesday sessions. We'll explore a variety of meditation traditions and techniques both ancient and modern, and talk about ways to bring mindfulness not only to a meditation practice but to everyday life. All are welcome.

All sessions are facilitated by Deanna Lack.


First-Sunday-of-the-Month Potluck Lunch

First Sundays, 11:00 a.m. 

Bring a cooked dish, and/or bring a store-bought item, and/or contribute $3 in the donation tin, and/or clean the dishes. When you bring food, please bring enough to serve all who wish to enjoy your dish. And EVERYBODY wishes to enjoy your tasty morsels!


Private Music Rehearsals

Fridays, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Reserved for private music rehearsals.  


Directory Update

On-Going

Please be sure to get in touch with Barbara Ryan about whether you want to be in the directory. Traditionally, some of the info included are: name, address, phone number, e-mail, and other important contact information. The "other important contact information" is used by people who may need someone else contacted if there is a most unfortunate health incident while at church (heart attack, etc.). You may wish to include some or all of the information. Just let Barbara Ryan know.



Congregational Meeting

Sunday, December 10, 11:00 a.m. - 11:30ish a.m.

This UUCC Congregational Meeting is called to discuss and vote on the proposed 2018 budget. If you have any questions concerning the meeting or the budget, please see any Board member (Holly Hanson, president; Tracie Craighead, president elect; Charles Zuller, treasurer; Susie Zuller, secretary; Deanna Lock, member-at-large; or Kathy Perdue, member-at-large).


Potluck Welcoming Table

Saturday, December 9, 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

"I'm gonna sit at the Welcoming Table one of these days, hallelujah!" goes this UU song. In honor of the many holidays (a.k.a. holy days) of the season, we're hosting a Potluck Welcoming Table. If you cook, please bring a card with listed ingredients. If you bring packaged food, we still love you. If you can do neither, you may donate $3 in the donation tin, and we'll still love you. Please bring enough goodies for about 30 people. Doors open at 3:30ish. Sit down meal is at 4:30ish. Board games, video games, conversation, coffee, desserts, and noshing will continue until 7:00ish. All are welcome at the UUCC Welcoming Table.


UCC BOARD AND COMMITTEE SCHEDULES:

Social Justice Committee:  2nd Sunday of each month

Board of Directors:  Contact a Board Member for Each Month's Date & Time.  

Minutes of the Board meeting are posted on the Board board above the conference table.  

All meetings are open to members and friends of UUCC. 

Social Justice meetings begin at 11:30ish after Fellowship Hour.

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