Friday UU Update
Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington, Indiana
Friday, December 4, 2015

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Ready to Gather Good Karma? Come Help Tomorrow
We need 5 more stalwart helpful people to help us re-set the building after what we hope will be the wildly successful Bazaar this weekend, on Saturday, December 5 from 6-8 p.m.
Contact Julie today if you can help on Saturday, so she can sleep all night! [email protected]
Sunday, December 6    9:15 and 11:15 a.m.
"Special Music Sunday"
The Reverend Douglas Wadkins 
The UU Choir
Join us for our annual holiday music celebration with our choir and musicians. Selections by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Schubert will be shared.
Mega Bounty-Full Sunday Food Drive December 6
This Sunday, December 6, Help Feed Our Hungry Neighbors Task Force will be hosting a semiannual food drive for Monroe County United Ministries. Bring your nonperishable food items to the church first and second services.
This Sunday at the Connections Booth:  
Green Sanctuary Task Force
Check out our new Connections booth, inspired by Lucy's psychiatrist booth from the Peanuts comic, in Fellowship Hall on Sunday. This Sunday look for Marcia Veldman and Stephanie Kimball from our Green Sanctuary Task Force. Stop in to find out what we're doing to care for our earth, and how you can get involved!
First Steps Class - Sunday, December 6
First Steps is a 40-minute drop-in class for newcomers, one Sunday a month at 10:35am and 12:35pm in Room 207B.  It offers a brief introduction to Unitarian Universalism and our congregation.  Free childcare is available in Room 108 (substantial snack provided for children at 12:35 p.m.).  Questions? Contact Shari Woodbury, Connections Coordinator, 812-332-3695
Vigil at Planned Parenthood Sunday, December 6 at 1:00
Join us in support of Planned Parenthood on  Sunday, December 6, 1:00-2:00 p.m. at 421 South College Avenue, rain or shine.  The vigil will include reading the names of the victims in Colorado and a moment of silence. Questions, contact Wanda Savala.
Caregiver Support Network Meeting December 6
The Caregiver Support Network will meet this Sunday, December 6th from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the Library, If you are you caring for an elder or person with a disability either here or from a distance, please join us. Info contact Sharon Yarber or call 336-4427.
Our Whole Lives Sexual Education Classes - 
Required Parent Meetings Sunday, December 6
1st-2nd grade & 4th-5th grades classes begin in January. Parents must attend a mandatory meeting on: Sunday, December 6, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. OR Thursday, December 17, from 6:30 -7:30 p.m. Childcare will be provided. Please contact Adrienne Summerlot with any questions.
Ministerial Search Committee Info December 13
Come to the Congregational Meeting Sunday, December 13, at 4:00 p.m. to learn (1) what the search committee has done,(2) what is next, and (3) what we learned from the cottage meetings and survey responses.  Hope to see you there.
Homelessness Task Force Welcome Baskets
The Homelessness Task Force and one of our Chalice Circles are working with Shalom Community Center, with assistance to people who are moving from homelessness  to permanent housing. Needed are toiletries, cleaning supplies, dishes, sheets, blankets, shower curtains. Place in the macaroni collection basket in the Commons at church.
For More Information see the November 16 issue of our newsletter, The Prologue. 
Masthead photo by John Woodcock
Seeking the Spirit, Building Community, Changing the World
Contact Info
Carol Marks
Church Administrator