Pledge Drive Launch Dinner
Walker Creek Retreat
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welcome among us
people of all races,
GUESTS are always welcome.
Sunday worship is a time for
inspiration, renewal, and connection.
CHILDREN AND YOUTH
Join adults during the first part of the
service, and then attend Religious
Education classes. Nursery and
toddler care is provided during the
REFRESHMENT HOUR in the
Fireside Room follows the services.
Come, join us!
Rev. Chip Wright
Director of Religious Education:
Director of Music:
Chairs: Carol Littrell 883-9676
|Tues., Wed., Thurs.
10:00am to 3:00 pm.
Or available by appt.:
Email Rev Chip at: email@example.com
|January 21, 2010|
|Sunday Worship Service
|Sunday, January 24, 11:00 AM|
"The Well in your Heart: A Much-needed Perspective."
Guest speaker Jane Hills with Joan Nelson, Worship Associate
UUs are looking for ways to tap the well of compassion and justice deep
in our hearts. Jane Hills will give us a timely and much-needed
perspective as we link with PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbian and Gays.)
View and Print Upcoming Services
Read Past Sermons Online
Most recent sermon available online: Jan 10th: "The Bear, the Brook & the Bird"
January 24th, 9:00 AM Service
Our Lay led Contemplative Service is from 9:00-9:50 am on Sundays (not available in summer), Readings introduce a silent period to reflect on a topic or idea, followed by an opportunity to share individual thoughts.
|UUSC-UUA Joint Relief Effort for Haitians
In the wake of devastation wrought by the earthquake which struck the island of Haiti on January 12, 2010, the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) and the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) are launching a joint relief effort to bring aid to the impoverished island nation.
The Haitian Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance (OCHA) estimates 2.2 million people are immediately affected in this nation of 9 million people.
|UUCM AcoUUstic Café Saturday Night
UUCM AcoUUstic Café
Saturday Jan. 23
Three Great Musicians Perform!
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Performances 7 to 9 p.m.
Veteran Jazz Pianist John King Liberal Lyricist Sam Neff, a frequent Poetry Farm performer&Rock n Roll Songwriter Kevin JoycePhil Hildreth & Rev. Chip will emcee.
Tickets are $15; $5 for
Volunteer to help! (Volunteers get in free.)
Invite your friends to come and hear great
original music by Bay Area musicians! Expect liberal lyrics, awe-inspiring jazz, and humorous takes on middle class guilt! More Info.
Volunteers still welcome.
help, email Jennifer Gennari
your friends who is performing up on the hill in January, February & March.
|Sock Hop to Benefit Marin Street Chaplaincy
Plan on rockin' and rollin'
with family & friends at the Sock Hop
Saturday, February 6
7-10 pm at UUCM!
Classic 50s and 60s Rock and
Roll (recorded) and snacks provided. Wear your white bucks or your
poodle skirt if you want. Do the Lindy Hop, Stroll, Twist and Cha-cha
- think American Bandstand - or just listen.
Bring a package of white
for the Marin Street Chaplaincy
a little cash ($5 per
person, $10 per family)
and your favorite beverages.
looking for some special help to put this all together. If you can teach some dance steps or just help
with the usual set up/clean-up, please contact Judith Pomeroy. Thank you!
Most of all - come and join the fun! View & Print Flyer
|Crab Feed Feb. 13th - Reserve Now!
Decorators & Music Compiler Wanted
Feb. 13, Crab Feed, 6:30 pm, @ UUCM
All You Can Eat: San Francisco Dungeness Crab, Sher's Boston Clam Chowder, Caesar Salad, and Sourdough Bread.
No Host Beer and Wine
Corkage fee $15
Reservations Please by Wed. Feb. 10 firstname.lastname@example.org
Childcare available by request
Pasta alternative $10.00 Adult, $7.00 Child
Flyer for your friends.
Call for Help:
We need a group of volunteers to decorate the room with a Valentines
We also need a volunteer to put together a CD of romantic songs.
Please Contact Sher Sheldon
if you can help.
|Pledge Drive Launch/Dinner March 13th
Members and Friends, please join us for a
Complimentary dinner at UUCM
Launching the 2010-2011 pledge drive.
Save the date!
March 13, festivities begin at 6 pm
A Wonderful Meal
Live Music and Comedy
Child care will be provided
Most importantly, this exciting event
will provide an opportunity for you to make your pledge of financial support to
maintain the viability of our Unitarian-Universalist community.
Details regarding this event will be
provided in future notices.
Sheldon and Don Beck - Co-chairs
|Call for Walker Creek Ranch Retreat Chair
|The annual UUCM retreat at Walker Creek Ranch is scheduled for April 23 - 25. Two magical days together in a beautiful setting with hills, wildflowers, wildlife, play and workshops. |
We have one co-chair looking for a partner. There are many committee members all ready to go. We need that special someone who can co-lead a coordinated effort, providing our congregation with the best retreat possible.
If you are interested in chairing this year's retreat please contact Henry Kingdon (last year's co-chair with Debra).
|Sunday Refreshment Provider Reminder
responsible for refreshments for the next 4 weeks:
1/31/10 Julie and Dan VanWinkle
2/7/10 Scott and Terry Merrick
2/14/10 Kristina and Ben Gale, Jenine Betschart
2/21/10 Lori and Phil Smith, Alison Clayton
If you are unable to fullfill this obligation please find your own substitute and notify Joanne Derby of any changes.
|Office Volunteer Needed
|The UUCM office needs a volunteer who can come in and assist
the administrator on a weekly basis. |
In the past this has been a
Thursday, but Wednesday or Friday could also work. The hours are flexible
- in general we are looking for someone who can come in once a week for
about 4 hours (or more if you want!). I need to fill this position by the
beginning of February.
PC computer skills including Microsoft Office, Windows and
Internet. Basic office skills such as filing and answering phones. Good attention to detail. Ability to lift up to 20 lbs (for example a box of printer
paper) is desirable but not required. Prior database experience desirable but not required. Basic knowledge of UUCM Committee structure is desirable. Confidentiality is of utmost importance.
This position reports to and is supervised by the administrator. Please contact Janette for a description of
John and Peter
Blickensderfer, Bev Munyon, Suzi
Ellen Thurmond and
Emergency Shelter Update 1/17/10
ladies came to the shelter Sunday night. (One of them is a
refugee from Katrina.) They are beginning
to feel more comfortable with us and are opening
up and telling us more of their
Much appreciation this week is
Future Volunteer Opportunities:
who deliver food for future Sunday sleep-overs may leave the
dish (clearly labeled "Shelter") in the kitchen before 5:30. Volunteers
who stay to break bread with our guests should read the following
There will be at least one professional shelter staff person with us at all times. Safety and privacy are paramount. On Sunday nights, UUCM is a true "sanctuary:" A "Safe House."
View the OFFICIAL SIGN-UP SHEET with complete details for each job.
After viewing the sign-up sheet tell Joan - 453-6221 or email Joan which Sunday nights (12/20 - 3/28) you
will be available, and for what shifts.