What's happening at the UUCG?
Mar. 19th - Mar. 25th, 2019
Friday, March 22, 2019 Unitarian Universalist Church of Greeley Office Hours will be 11am - 1pm. Just this week. Sorry for the inconvenience this might cause.
Graduation coming up? Need some ideas for gifts? Consider purchasing a gift card from our Scrip program. Walmart, Target, Kohls, Best Buy.... All things a new graduate could want from numerous stores. Oh, you might even want a new Sprouts card, or something for Mom on Mother's Day. Check out the possibilities at http://shop.shopwithscrip.com. Place your order with Josette by April 14!
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 email@example.com, for more information.
March Service Item Auction WINNER: Two 9-inch square baking pans of Julie Miller’s Almost Famous Lasagna. The winning bid was made by Carol Brickley! Thank you to all who took interest and made a bid. We will be announcing our next item up for bid very soon!
Community Events this Week
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.
The writing group meets on the the 4th 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.
Worship This Week
Sunday, Mar. 24th – “Climate Justice & Essential Rythm” - Rev. Aaron Norris
With spring now sprung, Rev. Norris delivers his message to the Greeley Church in concert with other Unitarian Universalist congregations around the country who are called by the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee on this Justice Sunday to witness for climate justice.
RE: Class #4 – The Weight of a Snow Flake
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 With LIVE Entertainment!. We will be having two divisions in the Chili portion of the competition - the "seasoned cooks" for those 15 years or older and a Youth Competition for those under 14. 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!
Other News and Reminders
Our March designated organizations for are:
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.
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.
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.
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!