News for the Week of July 18th-24th
What's happening at the UUCG? July 18th-24th
Tuesday, July 19th- Board Meeting 6:30pm
Thursday, July 21st- Newsletter Submissions Due 5pm
Thursday, July 21st- Grandmother's Circle 7pm
Saturday, July 23rd- Memorial for our dear friend and church member, Judith Meyers 3pm
Sunday, July 24th- Service with Rev. Dr. Stephan Papa
RE: Play Sunday
Other News and Reminders
Announcing our new Minister
We are thrilled to announce that Rev. Barry Bloom will be the next Minister for the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greeley.
Rev. Barry Bloom was previously the Minister of the Columbine Unitarian Universalist Church. Then he was the Minister of Spiritual Life at the Jefferson Unitarian Church, while the current UUA President Rev. Peter Morales was the Senior Minister, and has continued as Community Minister at the Jefferson Unitarian Church.
We cannot wait to introduce Rev. Barry Bloom to the congregation. A picnic/potluck is being scheduled later this summer as a first introduction for you to meet him and his family. His official start date will be September 1. I am sure we shall all wish Rev. Barry and his family a warm welcome.
LFS Backpack Drive-
For those of you who aren’t aware, the Lutheran Family Services Refugee & Asylee Program office is a ½ block from our UU church and has been using classroom space at the church for job readiness classes on Tuesdays and Wednesday afternoons. The UU church of Greeley has also participated in a winter attire drive last winter and helped Sarah Gostenik provide baby carriers to refugees in Greece this last March. Now, gearing up for the upcoming school year, LFS is hosting a backpack drive for refugee and foster care students in our area. If you’d like to participate, please see the flyer on the bulletin board in the foyer for details and you can drop off at the LFS office (1502 9th Ave) by July 22nd, or contact Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org, 970-336-2208. You may also contact Sarah if you have an interest in volunteering with LFS or learning more about refugee issues. Thank you for supporting our refugees from Somalia, Burma, Cuba and Eritrea and making them feel welcome in Greeley as they work towards self-sufficiency!
New Social Event: UU Sunday Afternoon Brewery Fun
Join us to meet and mingle with friends while checking out the local breweries in town. Beer, craft root beer and other non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase. These will be family friendly events with board games/bean bag toss, snacks and root-beer floats for the kids. Click HERE for the official flier!
How can I contact our Board Members?
Board President Daniel Blum: email@example.com
Board Vice President Marika Barth:
Board Secretary Josette Schaffer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Board Treasurer Erika Coan: email@example.com
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