Feb. 19th and 26th
Deep Green Conversations
Landscape Work Day UUCM
Seder Dinner UUCM
Congregational Development/Leadership Council
Oakland Airport Hilton
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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 10:30 service.
REFRESHMENT HOUR in the Courtyard or
Fireside Room follows the services.
There are 4 "Sunday First Time Visitor" parking spots at the top of the parking lot.
Come, join us!
Director of Religious Education: Linda Haumann email@example.com
Administrator: Janette Morrow
Director of Music: Philip Hildreth firstname.lastname@example.org
Pianist: Milton Wong email@example.com
Chair: Carol Littrell 883-9676
Partial Resource List
Rev. Chip Wright
Tues., Wed., Thurs.
10am to 3pm
Rev. Chip: firstname.lastname@example.org
February 23, 2012
|Sunday Worship Service
Feb. 26, 10:30 am: "Our Weeping Earth" - Part Two
Rev. Chip Wright with Worship Associate Karen Auroy
Further insights on our struggling planet and human ingenuity and responses to our mounting challenges.
February Sunday Service Flyer
March Sunday Service Flyer
Our Lay led Contemplative Service is from 9:00-10:00 am on Sundays in the Fireside Room.
Readings introduce a silent period to reflect on a topic or idea, followed by an opportunity to share individual thoughts.
| DRE search|
|The Search Committee for the Director of Religious Education is now accepting applications. Please see the job posting and description for more details.|
| Pledge Canvassers Needed!|
Want to help UUCM and get to know a few of your fellow congregants better? Become a pledge canvasser!
We need canvassers for our March pledge drive, and hope that new and long-standing members alike will help out again this year. E-mail Susan Ingersoll at email@example.com to sign-up and get more information. Please plan to attend our canvasser training on Wednesday, February 29, 6:30 - 7:30 in the Clara Barton Room.
|Help Wanted: Weekly Newsletter Editor|
We still need one person to assist our weekly editors for 2 weeks a month for at least 5 months. Do you have any experience using Constant Contact or would you like to learn? Word processing ability is needed. Copying, pasting, formatting and inserting images and links are the basic skills used. If you are interested contact firstname.lastname@example.org
| Note from the Auction Committee |
The Auction Committee hopes everyone had a fine time at the Auction/Crab Fest on Feb. 11. A special thank you to the congregants who donated gifts and services, which we will enjoy all year. As you redeem your purchases, please be sure to express appreciation to church donors, and also to community vendors for their donations of dinners, tickets, services and other items. We hope they will want to make donations in the future!
In addition, try to patronize our sponsors if you can. We had 4 caterers. Alta Cuisine, Delicious Catering and Stacy Scott provided appetizers, and ETC Catering desserts. The Novato Chamber of Commerce gave all the wine, and Trader Joe's provided non-alcoholic beverages. Linens, flatware and outdoor heating lamps were all donated by JRB Event Services. These companies generously donated all items, and delivered most of them to our door!
Congratulations to the raffle winners!
John & Jan Quinley - Champagne and Chocolate Truffles
Rodney Gothelf - Electronic Photo Frame
Norman Davidson - $75 Gift Card to Whole Foods
Linda Haumann - Fresh Starts Catering Basket and Two Cooking Classes
Susan Greenwood - Two Tickets to the Marin Symphony and Dinner at Benissimo's.
| How to receive your service items |
|Donors of auction event service items, such as sailing trips, dinners, etc. should contact winning bidders to make final arrangements (set date, time, etc. if not predetermined).|
Following the auction, Phil Smith will send out a list of the winning bidders to auction donors. If the winning bidder doesn't hear from the auction donor, they should contact the donor directly.
Donors or winning bidders may contact either Lori Smith or Phil Smith if they have any questions.
| Deep Green DVD|
Discover and discuss....
DEEP Green with Rev. Chip
Sundays: Feb 26th noon-3pm Fireside Room
We will discuss the DVD, Deep Green which points out some interesting things about global warming and how we can help to make its impact lighter on the planet. A light lunch is provided. The plan is to make this a positive conversation with an eye towards what we could do as a religious community to join in and help. RSVP Linda email@example.com
| Pastoral Care Class CHANGE|
|We are redesigning the class scheduled for March 4th for a future date. Those who wish to pursue the changes & expansion of transportation services in Marin & the Bay Area will want to attend the program on March 21 sponsored by Marin Transit from 9-12 in San Rafael. We will post more info as we receive it. |
Therefore, Pastoral Care will not be
sponsoring a class after the March 4th Sunday Service.
We shall be participating in the 10:30 service March 4 on "Taking Care of One Another".
UUCM Emergency Women's Shelter Dinner
This week, shelter dinner thanks go to Caroline B., Grace D., Joyce R., and Lizette R.
To participate in this rewarding spiritual practice, sign up on the board in the UUCM foyer or Contact: Joan Nelson 453-6221 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Concerns Items
1. If you care about an issue or cause that you want UUCM members to know about,
please bring it to our attention at the Social Concerns information table at refreshment time.
3. March 8: Laura Stivers, PhD, a professor of philosophy and ethics at Dominican University of California, will speak Thursday, March 8, 7pm, at CCC Tiburon, 145 Rock Hill Drive, Tiburon. Her book about Homelessness is used in ethics and religious studies classes all over the country. Contact Joan Nelson if you'd like to carpool.
|Balázs Scholars Program|
Spring Transylvanian Tea March 17, 2012
|The Balázs Scholars Program at Starr King School for the Ministry cordially invites you and your friends to our spring Transylvanian Tea fundraiser on Saturday, March 17, 3:30pm at Starr King School for the Ministry, 2441 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley.|
The program will feature Rev. Zoltán Kopándi-Benczédi, 2011-2012 Balázs Scholar, Minister in the Zsil Valley in Transylvania and Rev. Dr. Gabriella Lettini, Starr King School for the Ministry Dean of the Faculty, Aurelia Henry Reinhardt, Director of Studies in Public Ministry and Professor of Theological Ethics speaking on, "War, Oppression and Moral Injury: Perspectives from Transylvania and the United States".
Suggested donation is $25.
RSVP to ArlissUngarBalazs@ungar.us; 925-283-3288
The Balázs Scholars Program brings a Transylvanian Unitarian minister to study each year at Starr King School for the Ministry and the Graduate Theological Union and to preach throughout the country.
|Annual Women's Retreat|
The Women & Religion PCD 2012 Annual Women's Retreat
Unitarian Universalist Association
From Our Humble Beginnings in 1977 - Our 35th Year
March 2-4, 2012 at Enchanted Hills Camp in the hills above Napa, California
| District Assembly April 27 - 29, 2012 |
| SAVE THE DATE!!!|
There is something for everyone at the
Pacific Central District - UUA's Â District Assembly 2012
Oakland Airport Hilton Hotel
Transforming Ourselves and the World!
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Pacific Central District - UUA!
Join 400 Vibrant & Vital Unitarian Universalists for a weekend of laughing, learning, networking and worship.
Please Register ASAP
Early Bird Special: $80 to April 4th
Regular Registration: $100 to April 18th
Late Registration: $115 to April 23rd
Children & Youth Registration Deadline: April 13th
Click this link for all of the registration information!