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NOVEMBER 2018 WUUC NEWSLETTER

Theme: Memory


Memory
By Reverend Diana L. Smith, Interim Minister
Greetings Dear Ones,
As the calendar pages turn to November we’re encountering the theme of Memory. Memory, with all its warmth, wonder, pain, and complexity. Memory has been important to me for much of my life. I’ve wanted to know and remember where I come from and how I’m connected to so many people who went before me. And I’ve …
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In the Interim:


Smith, Diana

In These Times, Spiritual Practice is Critical


In the Interim: In These Times, Spiritual Practices are Critical
By Reverend Diana L. Smith, Interim Minister
I’m writing this to you at the end of a painful week, knowing that as November unfolds there will be even more happening in our country and the world. Depending on when you’re reading this, you may be remembering the events of the past week, when we learned of federal administration efforts to erase transgender identities and there was a horrific …
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It’s WUUC Auction Time!


It's WUUC Auction Time!

Listening Circles


Listening Circles [L]
Listening Circles for WUUC members to share their thoughts on the Board Narrative re: Staff Resignations will be held at 11:15 a.m. (full), 1 p.m., and 2:45 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 and at 11:15 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. To sign up for a session, please email office@wuuc.org.

homeless

Membership Committee Sponsors Meal for the Homeless

By Lauren Soliday On Sunday Nov. 25, the Membership committee will gather to prepare and serve a ham dinner with a special brussel sprouts casserole for the folks at Camp Unity Eastside (CUE). The momentum of different committees and groups coming forward to help with this social justice service project is noble and so appreciated. On Dec. 30, the worship …
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WUUC Concert to Support Poor People’s Campaign


Join us in Harmony for Hope
The Orca Concert Series continues its 2018-19 season on Friday, Nov. 23 at Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church with Trio Pathetique: Music of Glinka, Villa-Lobos, St. Saens, and Keller.
Proceeds from the concert will go to the Poor People’s Campaign. Admission is $25 general, $15 for students and seniors.
Trio Pathétique featuring: Byron Schenkman, Piano Carin Miller Packwood, Bassoon Sean …
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EVENTS of INTEREST

Dorothy Fulton Memorial, Sat. 11/3


Dorothy Fulton Memorial [s,k]
A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life for Dorothy Fulton will occur Saturday, Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. in the WUUC Sanctuary.

White Privilege 101, Sun. 11/4


White Privilege 101 [p2]
White Privilege 101 is held on the first Sunday of the month at 11:30 a.m. in Portable 2. Facilitators share experiences and understandings, and provide history and definitions for the curious and questioning regarding racial justice and anti-racist action. We welcome those new or returning to this work as well as those eager to share their journey — including rewards …
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Post-Election Meditation and Prayer Space, Wed. 11/7


Post-Election Meditation and Prayer Space [p1b]
Portable 1B will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, the day after the election for anyone who needs a peaceful space to meditate, pray, or process. There will be spiritual practices items available for individual use. Rev. Diana will be present in the space from 9-10 a.m. and 5:30-6 p.m. Lay pastoral associates may be present at other times.


“Though Poppies Grow in Flanders Fields,” a Time of Remembrance and Reflection

“Though Poppies Grow in Flanders Fields,” a Time of Remembrance and Reflection, Sun. 11/11

From “In Flanders Fields,” by Lt. Col. John McCrae, MD You are invited to share a few minutes of silence on the evening of Sunday, November 11th — starting at 7:15 pm — to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and to honor the memory of those consumed by that conflict. We will plan to …
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Interfaith Blood Drive [os]

Interfaith Blood Drive, Tue. 11/13

Please consider being a blood donor during the Interfaith Blood Drive on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 1-7 p.m. (dinner break: 3-3:45 p.m.) at Bear Creek United Methodist Church, 16530 Avondale Rd NE, Woodinville. Contact Dewey Millar for an appointment – not required but recommended for priority if there’s a crowd – at dewmillar@gmail.com (425) 867-1781.

men's breakfast

Men’s Breakfast, Sat. 11/24

Men of all ages gather to converse and eat breakfast on the fourth Saturday, at 8:00 a.m. at Haggen Grocery cafeteria, 17641 Garden Way NE, Woodinville. Information/RSVP: Brad Hull, bkhull@gmail.com

Golden Girls, Thu. 11/29


Golden Girls [os]
Golden Girls cordially invites you to join them for lunch on the last Thursday of each month. We will gather at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 for food and fellowship at Tres Hermanos, 12821 NE 85th St., Kirkland. We hope you will join us. Do watch for the e-mail reminder closer to the date and RSVP then so we will know how many will be at our table.
Questions? E-mail Stephana at ditzlers@gmail.com.

UPCOMING SERVICES

How We Remember, 11/4


How We Remember
– Reverend Diana L. Smith

Who We Remember, 11/11


Who We Remember
– Reverend Diana L. Smith


What We Remember

What We Remember, 11/18

– Reverend Diana L. Smith

To Be Announced

To Be Announced, 11/25


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