What's Happening at the UUCG? November 5th-November 12th, 2019
Worship This Week
Our Theme is Compassion
November 10th, 2019
For this Sunday's service, Rev. Aaron Norris will be speaking on this months theme of compassion. The Guadalupe Center will be the shared plate recipient.
Community Events this Week
Fermenting Spirituality Monday, November 11, 6 p.m.
Our monthly drop-in ‘spiritual symposium’ will focus on our monthly theme of Compassion. We will meet at High Brau Tap House, 915 16th Street, Greeley two blocks from the church. These discussions normally last for an hour and a half or a bit more.
Buddhist Class and Meditation Celebration
November 12, 11:30 Sherpa Grill
Buddhist and Meditation class students are reminded that they will be having a celebratory lunch for the end of class. Rev. Norris will be attending with us.
Community Events Later This Month
November 17th, 10:00 am Sanctuary
The choir will preform on the third Sunday of the month. The Performance song will be “A City Called Heaven”. Come out and support our singers!
Social Justice in November
November 18, 11:00 a.m. Barbara Bowles Room
Social Justice Ministry meetings are held the third Monday of the month at 11:00 am. If you are interested, but cannot come at that time, please contact Hollis at 970-590-3289. If no answer, please leave a message. Thanks, Hollis Berendt and Ana Schultz co-chairs.
Walk and Talks
November 25th; 12-1 p.m.
Well, we got snowed out in October, but the Theological Walks with Rev. Norris will continue weather permitting. All are welcome to join Rev. Norris on monthly theological walks the fourth Monday of every month at 12:00 p.m. on site. The walks will be a combination of historical tour, Socratic dialogue, walking meditation, and community building. Each walk will be about an hour. The topic of the walk will take into account the route chosen. Contact Rev. Norris if you are interested or arrive at the church at 11:40 to join him before he leaves for the walk. In the month of November, Rev. Norris will lead a walk around and in the immediate vicinity of Montview Park. Those interested can have lunch together to continue the conversation.
Other News and Events
Janelle Helling and her family have generously donated a ½ Cord of wood to the church for our November Service Auction Item. Contact Michele at the main office to put in a bid.
Pathways to Meaning & Membership Class
This class is designed to go over some of the basic history of Unitarian Universalism. It also helps you to better understand our congregation and see how you my deepen your involvement. It also is a great opportunity to meet others who are new to our church as well, but also have an interest in becoming more involved. While it is not required for membership, I highly recommend that you participate in this class as a first step to considering membership. The class is offered about once every six weeks or so and taught by our minister, Reverend Aaron Norris. The class takes about 90 minutes and are at noon on select Sundays. The next class date is December 15th. If you're interested in attending, please RSVP to Rev. Aaron or follow this link.
Holiday Craft Day
December 14 from 1- 4pm
Craft Fair and Children's Craft Activities
Art activities, make ornaments, listen to holiday music, eat cookies. Parents will have time to leave to shop while children stay. We are looking for people who want to sell crafts at this event.
Everyone has done a great job of getting their materials for the faith flags that we want to display in our entry, but we’ve all been a little slow in bringing them back in. Rev. Norris’ flag looks a little lonely up there by itself. As the flags come back in, we intend to get them up and show what the community at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greeley is all about. If you haven’t gotten your flag yet, contact Julie Miller or Michele Masters and they’ll arrange it. If you’ve got the material but haven’t brought it in, we want to see it! If you’re feeling a little intimidated by the whole artistic expression part, remember that Rev. Norris has some small stamps that you can use to make a flag without the need for much artistic skill; you’re welcome to use them after service!
Please bring non perishable foods to church to distribute to the Weld Food Bank. Most needed items are peanut butter, tuna fish, beans, pasta, rice, canned fruits and vegetables. Please do not donate expired cans or boxes as they will be thrown out.
An order will be placed on November 10th for gift cards available through Scrip. A percentage of the cards is donated to our chruch with each purchase. There are order forms available on the bulletin board and additional possibilities are available at shopwithscrip.com.
See Josette if you have any questions.
We need hosts on Sunday mornings and sign changers every two weeks in the beginning of the week.
Contact Josette Bond with any questions.
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 Unitarian Universalist Church of Greeley on Sundays.
Meetings with Reverend Aaron Norris
If you need to set up a meeting with Rev. Norris, the easiest way is to pick an in-person or phone call appointment that works for you on his calendar at my calendar link. You can also email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have an announcement or corrections you would like to see in our weekly announcements, please email the office manager at email@example.com by 10 am on the Tuesday you wish to see the announcement in!
Our email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out our website at greeleyuuc.org!
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