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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!
Rev. Chip Wright
Rev. Chip Wright
Tues., Wed., Thurs.
10am to 3pm
or email Rev. Chip: email@example.com
Director of Religious Education:
Friday Noon - 4:00pm
Tues., Wed., Thurs
Sunday Worship Service
Feb. 24, 10:30 am: Glimpsing Love
Ministerial Intern Irene Stefanko with Worship Associate Bev Munyon
The red mylar balloons rise high into the air at local stores. Love is in the air. Come explore love in all its manifest beauty!
Note: For those who are sensitive to chemicals, Fellowship Hall has been refinished this week due to recent damage. Several coats of polyurethane have been applied.
Our Lay led Contemplative Service is from 9:00-10:00 am on Sundays in the Fireside Room.
The Contemplative Service is a small circle gathering that includes short readings and time for discussion and sharing of joys and concerns.
All are welcome to join us.
| UUCM Congregational Retreat |
May 3-5, 2013
The deadline for signing up for the Retreat is fast approaching. We need to know who is coming in order to complete plans for the Retreat. Please access the links below and complete your registration. You can place completed forms in the Retreat box in the Community Room or turn them in to Thomas Ervin, Dianne Estrada, or Janette Morrow on Sunday mornings until the 24th of March. You can pay your fee by submitting a check with your form or by accessing the church web site and using the donate button. If you pay online, please note that on your form.
Release form for attendees under 18
| Crab Feed/Raffle a success|
The crab feed/raffle was a success with over a 100 guests including 40 volunteers. Thanks to all who came and all who helped. The music was wonderful and congratulations to all the raffle winners. See you at the next one. More photos on our facebook page.
If you liked the music at the crab feed view the video
that Natalie and Dan made at UUCM.
| Social Justice Luncheons |
| Luncheon and speaker, 12 noon. A $6 donation is suggested, no one turned away. |
March 17 - Bridge of Understanding
Jes Richardson, creator of the ten foot tall Gandhi Puppet, is building a "bridge of hearts" between the people of the United States, Israel, and Iran. The Dear Iran Project, established after his second trip to Iran in 2010, cuts through politics by creating direct people-to-people connections. Find out how you can participate by joining Jes on March 17.
| Youth Advisor Position open|
| Lead YRUU Advisor Sought - We are in search for a paid Youth Advisor for our Young Religious Unitarian Universalists (YRUU).|
UUCM Lead Youth Advisor Job Description
|Memorial for Art Rosvold March 16 - 3 pm|
The memorial will be held in Fellowship Hall. Please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org or call 425 479-4131 so the family will know how much food is needed.
Art's photos will be displayed in the Fireside Room in March.
| Pastoral Care - Tax Assistance|
Here is more information on Tax Aide Services
sponsored by AARP. Free Tax Assistance for low & middle income taxpayers from Feb. 1 through April 15
. Special attention to Seniors!
Mill Valley 383-1370 Mill Valley Community Center 180 Camino Alto: Tues & Thursdays 9:30am-1:30pm through April 11.
Novato 897-4147 Novato Human Needs Center 1907 Novato Blvd. Monday & Thursdays 10am-2pm through April 15.
San Rafael 485-3348 San Rafael Community Center 618 B Street, Tuesdays & Fridays 9:30am-2pm through April 12.
Northgate Marin Non Profit Resource Center 555 Northgate Dr. (near Sears) Tuesdays 10am-3pm, Wednesdays 4-7:30pm, Saturdays 10am-3pm through April 13.
Fairfax 453-8151 Fairfax Library, 209 Sir Francis Drake
Mondays & Wednesdays 10am-2:30am through April 15.
Pt. Reyes 663-8361 Dance Palace Community Center
503 B Street. Sat. Feb.23 10am-3:30pm *Spanish & Mandarin speaking counselors available, & Individual Tax Id Number.
Your tax return will be electronically filed at no cost.
| Young Adult Climate Justice Workshop|
| The UU young adult network of UU Ministry for Earth is hosting our first PCD regional young adult gathering on climate justice this March 1-2 in Berkeley, at the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists. |
What: UU young adult Climate Justice Workshop
When: March 1: 6-9pm, including pot luck dinner
March 2: 9-5pm, brown bag lunch
Where: Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA, 94709
This is our first regional gathering, and we hope you can make it!!! Please contact email@example.com; 718-290-6399 with any questions and RSVP to her.
Jennifer Nordstrom, UU Ministry for Earth Young Adult Intern
| Summer UU youth program|
| The UU College of Social Justice is advancing our mission to engage the next generation of Unitarian Universalists - and you can help. |
This summer, we're offering our National Youth Justice Training (NYJT) program, building on the success of our summer 2012 youth training. NYJT is a transformative three-week experience for high-school-aged youth. It will be held in Boston, Mass., June 30-July 21, 2013. The program will include interactive social justice education and real-world internships, grounded in Unitarian Universalist values and practices.
Apply today through our online application. We are accepting applications now through April 15. See more.
|Women and Religion Retreat|
| The Women and Religion retreat is happening on March 1-3, 2013, at the Enchanted Hills Camp in the foothills above Napa, open to all UU women and friends. Our theme this year is "Courageous Women". You can learn more about Women and Religion and the retreat itself, or download forms at our website. View event flyer and registration form.|
UUFNB WOMEN (NAPA, ST. HELENA, SONOMA, VALLEJO, ETC.) CHALLENGE YOUR UU WOMEN !
UUFNB HAD 13 WOMEN ATTEND 2012 W&R RETREAT FROM A TINY CONGREGATION!
HOW MANY FROM YOUR CONGREGATION ATTENDED? HOW MANY WILL ATTEND MARCH 1-3, 2013?
WILL YOUR UU WOMEN WIN THE BASKET OF WINES WE'RE OFFERING TO THE GROUP WITH THE HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF INCREASE IN ATTENDANCE????????
Social Justice Education/Action Activities
Anyone can volunteer to prepare food for the women at the Sunday night homeless shelter.
Invite friends and neighbors to join you in this rewarding project. Food preparation is all that's really needed. However, it's always a rewarding experience to actually come to the REST shelter and dine with our lady guests.
Extra food is needed on first Sundays for the Mill St. shelter. Sign up on the board in the foyer or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 453-6221
The homeless ladies seem to crave hugs. They light up at the mention of hand reflexology, foot rubs, manicures and hair stylings.
If you're interested in doing this kind of hands-on outreach, contact email@example.com - 453-6221.
Please remember to buy white socks and nonperishable food items for our homeless friends. Just leave them in the foyer. And rest assured that they will be appreciated.
Shelter volunteers this week include: Lee, Kristen, Bev, Jes, and Candace.