ENEWS: February 7, 2020

UUCHTheme: Resilience

Upcoming Service: Sunday February 9, 2020

Our Community Partnership with Hillsborough PORCH:   Hunger in Northern Orange.  Rev. Patty Hanneman and Nancy Grebenkemper, co-director of Hillsborough PORCH.

Upcoming events:

February 8 – HkonJ Rally and March in Raleigh, gather at 8:30 am in UUCH parking lot to attend. Register for the NC UU Social Justice post-rally events here. 

UUCH Basics begins again this month, Sundays at noon!
February 9 – Session 1
:   Worship and Faith Development, 12:00pm  Re. Patty Hanneman leading.  The UUCH Basics series is required of all our new members, but we encourage all current members and friends to refresh their knowledge of how and why we gather by attending this one, and any of the following sessions

  • February 16 – Session 2: Covenantal Relationships, featuring the Healthy Communications Team
  • February 23 – Session 3: Community Outreach, featuring Allison Mahaley
  • March 1 – Session 4: Governance and Organization, featuring Linda Seligman
  • March 8 – Session 5: Stewardship, featuring Alicia Volkheimer
  • March 15 – no session due to pledge campaign kick-off
  • March 22- Session 6: Getting Connected, featuring Rev. Patty Hanneman & Wendy Calvin

February 9 – Parents Chalice Circle at 9 am. Topic: responding to questions about faith.

February 19 – Dinner at 6 pm, Living Room Conversations with Healthy Communications Team at 7 pm

February 20 – Faith Journeys Study Group at 7 pm

Share The Plate for February:  UU Social Justice Ministries of NC.  They are a progressive, faith-based, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that works to “give life the shape of justice”.

Other News:

The UUCH Children and Youth are making Blessing Bags for the Orange County homeless population. Our goal is to create 75 bags. Thank you all for your support of our children’s project.  We are asking for toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste. 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)


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.


Join in UUs across the state to get involved in voting rights actions. Contact Rev John Saxon or see this link for more information.


Voting for Orange County School Board and At-Large County Commissioners:

Feb. 13 – Feb. 29, 2020 – Early Voting Period

March 3, 2020 – Primary Election Day

For more information, contact Aimee Tattersall.


It’s not too soon to book your place for the UUCH Memorial Day Camping weekend at Hyco lake!  Tent camping location has been secured, and there are non-tent options available!  You will need to RSVP ASAP 🙂  See this page for more info.

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About ENEWS:  Your regular update from the UUCH community on UUCH services, events and related news – typically sent out once weekly on Friday.  For submissions to ENEWS, please send all relevant information by email to communications@uuchnc.org, and thank you!