E-News January 17, 2020

UUCHTheme: What does it mean to be a people of integrity?

Upcoming Service:

Sunday January 19th, 2020 – Rubi Quiroz Franco, co-founder of Apoyo, will share her journey as an activist to partnering with UUCH

Upcoming events:

January 18, 2020 – MLK Banquet; 25th Anniversary Black and Silver Gala.  4pm.  More information here.

January 18, 2020 – DRUMM (Diverse & Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural Ministries) is hosting a dinner and facilitated meeting in Raleigh for UU people of color to discuss some of the historical development of UU People of Color and anti-racism efforts, and learn more about what the community needs and interests are among those who attend.   More information here.

January 19, 2020:  RE Team Meeting, 9am.  RE room or the yurt.  (RE Team meets on 3rd Sundays of each month).

January 20, 2020 – MLK March, 9am; Commemorative Program at 10:30.  More information here.

UUCH Game night January 25 at 6:00 pm.  Please bring snack and/or drink and a game to share.

Share The Plate for January is Food For All.  Food For All connects hungry people with a free meal Monday through Thursday. We prepare and distribute approximately 50 meals for hungry people. We are responsible for the 5th Monday. This year our average expenditure per month was 100 dollars. There are 4 – 5th Monday’s in 2020.

Other News:

The UUCH Children and Youth are making Blessing Bags for the Orange County homeless population. Our goal is to create 75 bags. For this Sunday, we are asking for one gallon Ziplock bags (we need 15-20), bottled water (8 ounces), and energy/granola bars. Every week or so we will make a specific request as we collect items to assemble into the bags. A box will be placed in the entryway at Church. Questions? Contact Jenn Hancock (jenn.hancock@mebtel.net, 919-906-7512) or Aimee Tattersall (abt@mebtel.net or 919-522-1845)

Faith Journeys New Program:  Science vs. Religion? The God controversy is over.  Michael Dowd explains the new synthesis of reality.  It’s called CREATHISM.  We can all follow this option as Faith Journeys launches into its new course of study.  Open to all at 7:00 PM Thursday, February 6 at UUCH.  Contact Jean-Michel Margot or Ron Belcher for info.

From Buildings and Grounds:  B&G will re-install our church sign that was recently run over.  The Membership will also be asked whether they would like to replace the old sign with a much-enhanced, new sign or signs, maybe one on NC10 and one on Lawrence.  Your input is welcome!  Contact Pal PalmoreDavid Yelton or Ron Belcher.

The UUWomenspirit Spring event is coming up this April! Please share the attached flier with your CUUPS, Women’s groups, and members in your fellowship. If you have any questions or would like further information, you can email Gail Stephenson directly, or go to the website, uuwomenspirit.org.

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