What's happening at the UUCG?
Mar. 12th - Mar. 18th, 2019
Jim & Kathy Vaughn have 2 NEW baby Buff Ducks, they hatched on Thursday March 7th, 2019. You could be the proud owner of your very own Buff Duck, for a donation. If you know anyone or if you are interested in owning ducks please email Kathy Vaughn at firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
Community Events this Week
Refugee 101 / Volunteer Training: This is the first step to volunteering with our refugee programs. During this session you will learn about the current refugee situation and what it takes to get involved.
Tuesday March 12th from 6:30pm - 8:00 pm.
LFSRM Refugee & Asylee Office
1102 5th St. Greeley, CO 80631
Quiz for a Cause Trivia Nights: Free to play and beer to be won! $1.00 per pint sold will go towards helping refugees in our very own Greeley community! Donations will also be accepted!
Wednesday March 13th and 27th from 6:00-8:00 pm
Green Earth Brewing Co.
725 10th st. Greeley, CO 80631
Want to learn how to play Mah Jong? or looking for a group to join? We meet on Thursdays at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greeley at 12:30 pm. Next meeting March 14th. If you have any questions email Kathy Vaughn at: email@example.com.
Worship This Week
March 17th - St. Patricks Day
Sunday Mar. 17th – “Pagan Spring”- UUCG Pagan Circle
This service will be a celebration of Eostre or Ostara. Eostre was the goddess of spring and of the dawn in many pagan traditions, and the Christian religion built upon this tradition in the Easter story of Jesus’ return to life.
RE: Celebrations of Spring
Board Meeting March 18th @ 6pm / Monthly Unifax Information Due.
Other News and Reminders
March Service Item to be auctioned: Two 9-inch square baking pans of Julie Miller’s Almost Famous Lasagna. If you are lucky, you tasted it at our Lasagna Luncheon, now own some yourself and share with your family or friends and help keep the mission of UUCG. She will provide two meat lasagnas or two vegetable lasagnas, or one of each - baked or with baking instructions to do it yourself. Delivery will be arranged with her, once you have secured the item. The current bid in $25.00.
The book club meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month, at 1:30 pm @ Your Place Coffee. Anyone is welcome to drop in. Our selection for March 21st will be Waiting For Snow in Havana by Carlos Eire.
Our March designated organizations for are:
1)Gifts From The Heart, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those less fortunate in our community gather clothing, household items, and information pertaining to other community resources. Regardless of race, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, creed, religion, or background.
2)Boys and Girls Club of Weld County’s mission statement is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
3) Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) is a non-profit, nonsectarian associate member organization of the Unitarian Universalist Association that works to provide disaster relief and promote human rights and social justice around the world.
The writing group meets on the the LAST Friday of the month from 3 pm - 5pm. Next meeting is March 22nd, 2019 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greeley. Call Ruth Zachary at 970-378-0876 for information or to join the group.
Taste of Weld Co: Join us for a night of family fun to benefit LFS programs including Care-House, Parenting Education & Support, and Safe Touch. Enjoy unlimited samples from more than 30 local restaurants, tastes from local breweries, live music from Aaron Kantor and Ben Pu, face painting, and silent auction.
Thursday March 28th from 5:00-8:00 pm
Island Grove Exhibition Hall
525 N. 15th Ave. Greeley 80631
Looking for way to contribute to UUCG on Sundays?
You don't have to speak in public or have the best voice in the world, as there are a number of ways in which you can help UUCG on Sundays.
Goodness! Gracious! Great Bowls of Fire! Chili and Salsa Challenge Pledge Dinner.
Saturday March 23rd, from 5:30 PM to 7:00PM
Please mark your calendars for our Annual Pledge Drive and Chili Cook-off. We will be having two divisions in the Chili portion of the competition - the "seasoned cooks" for those 15 years or older and for those under 14, a Youth Competition. And, if you aren't into chili, please bring us your best Salsa, as there will be a Salsa Competition, as well. And yes, there will be trophies for each category! Dress in your best 50's costume and come ready to pledge and play! There will be a sign-up sheet to get a count of those who will be able to attend and for those brave enough to take on the challenge. At the latest Board of Trustees meeting, the gauntlet was thrown down between the Board President and the Minister. Whew! It's gettin' hot in here!
If you need to set up a meeting with Reverend Aaron Norris please click on : my calendar link to make an appointment.
***Minister@greeleyuuc.org is Rev. Aaron's Email
Margaret's Office Hours : Mon, 10 am - 12 pm
Tues 1 pm - 3 pm
Fridays 1 pm - 3 pm
If you have an announcement or corrections you would like to see in our weekly announcements, please email Margaret at firstname.lastname@example.org by10 am on the Tuesday you wish to see the announcement in!