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Sunday, October 16th


Announcements for all this week: 

* October 30th is our Samhain service as well as UNICEF trick-or-treat, dress in your Halloween best and parents break open the piggy bank to offer to our kids during service!

* TC4 thanks our little ones for helping prepare the soup for the cold, rainy Sunday meal. They loved the soup!

*Family Night!

November 5th 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at WUUC

Join us for family fun for everyone at the next family night. Bring a game to share and dish to share.

Please RSVP on the sign-up sheet to let us know you’ll be coming.

Long description:

Please join us for the next WUUC Family Night.  Bring your family’s favorite games to share. There will be activities for children of all ages and it’s a great opportunity for the adults to catch up while the kids play.  The games and socializing will start at 4:30 and we will have a potluck dinner starting around 5:30.  If your last name begins with A-N please bring a main dish to share.  If your last name begins with O-Z please bring a side dish to share.  Also feel free to bring drinks to share. Please RSVP on the sign-up sheet.

Questions? Contact me @ or 612-702-2422

* OCTOBER IS NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION AWARENESS MONTH Click Here for 3 tips on identifying bullying!

Blog Highlights

Find your child’s section below!

Caterpillars (Nursery-Preschool) questionsgod

(Warm and loving care for our very little ones and Celebrating Me and My World for our preschoolers. This curriculum teaches our children to celebrate their own personal gifts and talents. From a place of feeling special and worthy, the curriculum asks our children to expand their new sense of appreciation to people and things around them)

Volunteers this Sunday: Jennifer Ikeda (supervisor) and Barbara Ramey

Youth: Anna and Collier  

  • Last Sunday: I  Can Taste, we explored the wonderful world of our taste buds with healthy treats and a great story!
  • This Sunday: I Can Say Thank You! Now we start to use our senses, our bodies, and our new awareness to interact in the world kindly and responsibly.
  • Next Sunday: I Can Ask Questions, Now we are real UU’s, holy inquiry begins in Preschool.

Announcements for Caterpillars: Parents please make sure you register all children, including babies.

Spirit Jam/Kindergarten-5th Grade


(In Spirit Jam! our youth will alternate Sundays between experiential and embodied learning based workshops and children’s worship services led by Rev. Jamil)

  • Last Sunday:  Justice Jam: Stone Soup, we prepared yummy food for TC4!
  • This Sunday: Story and Media Jam: Through Story and Media we will explore healing from Bullying.
  • Next SundaySamhain Chapel with Rev. Jamil: Wear your costumes
Journey Guides this Sunday: Lead: Stephanie Priest, David Blomberg, Barbara Hammond, and Candace Llewellyn
Announcements for Spirit Jam:
  • We are starting a weekly children’s collection, please provide a coin or two for your child’s offering.

Jr. Youth 


(Building Bridges is a world religions program to deepen youth’s understanding of the dynamic, fascinating, and varied world in which they live. It seeks to broaden their knowledge of humanity and embolden their spiritual search.)


  • Last Sunday: Judaism wrap-up, Kosher foods, Sukkah making
  • This Sunday: The Simpsons are back, this time what do they have to say about Judaism
  •  Next Sunday: Introduction to Islam

Announcements for Jr. Youth:

  • Oct 29 – JRUU Overnight at WUUC, 6pm in P2 until 10am Sunday.  We need two parents (at least one male) to volunteer to spend the night with the youth and advisor, Erin Cohen.  Please RSVP to Erin if you can help.  If we don’t have the adult headcount required, we’ll need to postpone the overnight.  If we don’t already have a background check and code of ethics signed for any adult volunteers, we will need to have that before 10/29.
  • Oct 30 – Full Community Worship (no youth group, attend service)

Sr. Youth 

(This year our youth will be focusing on project-based social justice learning. They will choose a project around either environmental justice, racial justice, lgbt equality, or some other topic. Together they will formulate a project and work together to learn about each issue while practically engaging the topic though project based learning.)



  • Last Sunday:  Cooking for TC4
  • This Sunday: CON YAAY!
  • Next Sunday: Normal YRUU Meeting and begin work on our project!

Announcements for YRUU:

  • We are narrowing the project ideas for this years’ SYG project and want everyone’s input. Please take the survey in the link below- this will allow you to rate the top 9 topic ideas. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Morgan Mason!!

Looking Ahead to the Winter Holiday Season: uuxmas


December 3 Hanging of the Greens: We will make swags out of greens and holly to hang around the church to welcome our winter holidays!

December 4 Re-Gifting Fair: This is our annual event that allows our children to “shop” for family and friends. Please save up and bring to church on that day, your gently used items that are gift worthy so that our children may participate in their own gift giving. We mark items from $.25 to $5 to make the event accessible. Adults may shop AFTER the children are done!

December 11 The Annual Holiday Gift Fair: Members and Friends of WUUC sell their homemade wares.

December 16 Carol Sing! Miss those drinking- whoops- Christmas carols?! This is the chance to sing them all. All ages welcome!

December 17 Solstice Labyrinth Walk: A meditative inward journey to welcome the solstice. From 7:00-9:00 p.m. All ages are welcome.

December 18 The service will be for all ages with a “No Rehearsal Pageant.”

December 24 Christmas Eve: We will have a 4:00 service geared towards family and children. Our 7:00 service will be more meditative filled with stories and music by Johanna Ebanks and Terry Levitt.

December 25 11:00 Brunch and Hymn Singing. Come dressed comfortably and bring your holiday leftovers to share for a Christmas Day brunch. This is a full community service. This takes the place of the regular 10:00 a.m. service.

January 1 Burning Bowl Service. Bring in the New Year by letting go of the old year and setting your intentions for the New Year.