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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 28, 2010|
|Sunday Worship Service
|Sunday, January 31, 11:00 AM|
Rev. Chip Wright with Rodney Gothelf, Worship Associate
So neglected and yet so unique.View and Print February Services
Read Past Sermons Online
Most recent sermon available online: Jan 10th: "The Bear, the Brook & the Bird"
January 31st, 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.
|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 BYO non-alcoholic
Help Wanted: Know how to do the Twist, the Mashed Potatoes or the Monkey? Can you
help serve light refreshments? Can you DJ? (We have the music
courtesy of Ray White.) Can you help with setting up for the evening?
Share your expertise for this fun event! Please sign up on the poster
board in the foyer.
Questions? Ask Judith Pomeroy. Thank you!
Most of all - come and join the fun! View & Print Flyer
|Meet the Remarkable People of UUCM
|Remarkable People is on February 12, at 7:30
p.m. Come and hear Burr Cavan and Edna Lingenfelter talk about their
lives. This is a great opportunity to get to know our members more
Carolyn Bopp and Carole Rosvold host and provide light snacks
between the speakers.
Hope to see you up on the hill!
|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.
|UUCM Book Club Reads "Stones into Schools"
|Our UUCM Book Club meets monthly, |
third Wednesday evening,
7:30 to 9 PM, in the Clara Barton Room.
We welcome interested members and friends.
The book to be discussed on February 17 is Stones into Schools by Greg Mortenson.
Contact Nani Ranken for more information.
|New Adult Education Class Forming:
"Exploring Spirituality"New adult education class starts on Thursday Feb. 25th.
Explore spiritual practices and rituals from a variety of faith traditions such as Buddhism and I-Ching.Meets monthly on Thursday evenings from 7-8:30 at UUCM
Includes meditation, altar-making, music, discussion, writing, sharing.
Co-facilitated by Judith Pomeroy and Linda Haumann.
Please register with Linda Haumann
|Women and Religion Annual Retreat
The Women and Religion's Annual Retreat
is around the corner. This year's retreat is
"Creating Peace in a Chaotic World"
The retreat features a variety
of workshops, conversations with like-minded women, great food and great
surroundings. March 5 - 7 in Enchanted Hills, Napa.
Retreat is $230 if paid in
full prior to February 2, 2010. $250 if paid after February 2, 2010.
Scholarships are available and NEW THIS YEAR only $125 for first-time
attendees. For more information email Jewel Whitaker or call: 209-683-8072. Rooms are
filling up fast, so don't delay.
|Learn How to Keep UUCM Humming
|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
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. This co-chair position runs itself, Walker Creek Ranch staff are a pleasure to work with. 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).
|Partner Church Committee Invites You to
Plan a Trip to Szovata, Transylvania
News from the Partner Church Committee Our latest letter from Rev. Levente Lazar, pastor of our partner church in Szovata, includes an invitation to the Inauguration Ceremony for the new church in Sept. 2010.
We are forming a group of interested people go on a tour to Transylvania for this and also to see World Heritage buildings, important places of Unitarian history and lovely landscapes. Now that the bustle of Christmas activities is over, and you plan for future vacations --think about Transylvania!
Contact anyone in the Partner Church Committee, also see the bulletin board in the lobby.
Marilyn Nelson, Scott and Terry Merrick, Lou Anne Needels
Emergency Shelter Update 1/24/10
Thanks this week go
John and Peter Blickensderfer, Blair Gray, Linda Haumann, Sean
Prendiville, Valerie Taylor, and...Joyce Slick, who
was a UUCM member many years ago. She contemplated going to
Haiti to help. But she thought that because of her advanced years,
she wouldn't be of much help there. Then she realized there was
need right here in her own back yard. Several other non
UUCM members will be volunteering during the coming
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.