June 20, 2018

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 Services

Sunday, June 24, 2018

ONE SERVICE @ 10 a.m.

“Glittered Capes and Rhinestone Tiaras: Celebrating LGBTQ* Wisdom” by Rev. Catharine Clarenbach           

Music: Joyful Noise 

Programs for Children and Youth: Program Hiatus.  Children may attend service with adults.

Toddler Room: Open from 10:00 to 11:15 a.m. for children    ages 6 months to 3 years.

 

Sunday, July 1, 2018

ONE SERVICE @ 10 a.m.

“Coming Out Religious: Revelation and Reason in Post-Truth Times” by Victoria Poling           

Music: Kathleen Bennett, Abbie Modjeska and Susan Senft

Programs for Children and Youth: Mixed-age program for children.  Youth in service.

Toddler Room: Open from 10:00 to 11:15 a.m. for children    ages 6 months to 3 years.

 

Gatherings and events

UU 102 Class

Sunday, June 24 at 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in The Friarplace

UU 102, the second of two classes for adults interested in learning more about Unitarian Universalism and our congregation, will begin after the 10 am service. Lunch will be served and childcare will be provided with advanced notice. UU 102 focuses on EUUC: our history, governance, mission and vision, as well as the many activities that help us connect with one another, have fun, and contribute to making the world a better place. Sign up online or contact Nancy Gladow.

Announcements

QUUE Breakfast

The monthly Pride of Edmonds (QUUE) breakfast is moved up one week to coincide with Seattle Pride weekend. Please join us at the Pancake Haus on Saturday, June 23, 9:30 a.m.

EUUC has a new copier

A brand new Kyocera copier has been delivered and installed in the office.  Your old copier codes still work.  Stop by the office to see how easy this machine is to operate.

I-1631 signature totals – You are helping create a just transition to a clean economy

You have helped us exceed our goal. 89 EUUC folk turned in 1345 signatures, and EUUC climate stewards gathered over 1200 more in community events, for a total that will end up well over 2500. EUUC has contributed a quarter of the Snohomish County goal. Statewide numbers are on target to qualify this initiative for the fall ballot. Whether you turned in a couple, or many, Thank you for acting on the moral imperative of our Congregational Stand on Global Warming.

Call for Capital Needs Proposals

In accordance with the board’s recently approved Capital Needs Policy (#00090), the Finance Committee is calling for proposals for Capital Needs funding. “Capital Needs” are funds for major maintenance, furniture or equipment purchases, and general repairs that were not otherwise anticipated in the annual budgeting process. Calling for proposals, reviewing them and making a recommendation to the board is a new process that the Finance Committee will conduct twice a year. If you have thoughts on areas or items that need sprucing up, repair or replacement, please submit a proposal to the Finance Committee by Friday, June 26, 2018 that includes the following information:

Attend a Summer Mini-Potluck

Come for good conversation and tasty food. Two potlucks will be held in a member’s home this summer. One will be July 21 in Edmonds. The other is August 25 in Shoreline. Meet old friends and greet new members. To attend contact Cyndy Norman. Cyndy will also be available in the Narthex before and after each Sunday service.

Chalice Lighters

There is an article in The CommUUnicator this month on the Chalice Lighters.  The Pacific NW District has more news on this vital program.  For more information, please send an email to Will Wilcox.

Preparing brunch for Neighbors in Need

On, Saturday, June 23, volunteers from our congregation will be providing brunch at Neighbors in Need at Trinity Lutheran Church. If you would like to volunteer to help cook and serve please contact Barb Chessler, socialconcerns.rsvp@euuc.org.

EUUC’s new website

EUUC has moved to a new website.  It will be reached at the same web address- euuc.org. It is based on a website template produced by the Unitarian Universalist Association, which is used by many other Unitarian Universalist congregations. It can be viewed easily on many different devices – tablets, smart phones, laptops, desktop computers. We wish to thank our retiring webmaster, Nancy Samuels, who has spent the past 12 years creating and maintaining our content-rich website. We owe Nancy a huge debt of gratitude for her dedication and countless hours maintaining the EUUC presence on the web, and setting up a technical infrastructure that supports many operations of our congregation.

Here’s where you’ll find the form on the new website for submitting announcements to this publication

Flumoxed at how to find the “Submit an Announcement” form on the new website? Follow this chain to the new form:

Sunday Offering for June

Mujeres de Maiz Foundation is Sunday Offering’s cause for June. Founder, Judith Pasco, spoke to us on June 3 during, bringing us up to date on scholarships she will be awarding to indigenous women and children to continue their education. Judith will be going to Chiapas, Mexico, this summer as she does every year, to award these scholarships and catch up on students’ progress and the impact this effort has had on several communities. Sunday Offering has given support to Mujeres on a regular basis because Judith is a UU who has brought education opportunities to many with very little in the way of resources.

Weekly Family Email

Our Minister for Faith and Justice, the Rev. Cecilia Kingman, sends out a weekly email update about the week’s programs and other special announcements. If you have children under 18 and would like to receive this weekly message, email Cecilia and include your children’s names and ages, and your name and contact info.

Registration Open for Children and Youth

Registration is now open for Programs for Children and Youth. Please visit our website to register your child or youth, or stop by the office for paper registration. All children ages one to 18 should be registered.