WUUC December, 2015 Email Newsletter

WUUC Monthly Theme: Expectation

A Brand New Newsletter

Welcome to the maiden voyage of our new newsletter. You can now find everything in here on our web site and link directly to the site for more detail.  Details for events should be sent to office@wuuc.com and will be added to church calendar and included in the newsletter as appropriate.  If you have a story or big news you want to share (on the web site, in the newsletter, and on the Facebook page) please contact marcom@wuuc.org. Let us know if you are interested in helping us communicate wuuc to our church community and the broader world.

Sincerest thanks to Jonah Keagan who has been our editor for the past several years! You will be missed. And please bear with us and we transition to a new way of doing things.

From Our Minister

The Gift

Author: Lori Varosh

From Rev.Lo Yesterday we had some folks from a Seattle area LDS church come to WUUC to attend services. Lifelong Mormons, they found themselves unable to accept the LDS’ latest proclamation that children of same sex parents “cannot become members of the LDS Church unless they are of legal age, are no longer living with their parents, and have disavowed …

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Connection Ministry

Call me sentimental, but I really wanted  my son to experience senior prom. It was such a memory for me and seemed like a rite of passage not to be missed. One final hurrah with friends before you head off into young adulthood. So I was disappointed when he initially said, “No, I’m not going to that!” About two weeks …

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Lifelong Learning

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Bridge or Bird’s Nest

June 14 marks our annual Transitions and Bridging service, where we honor the transitions of our children and bridge our youth into young adulthood. Bridging is an interesting word, as a bridge implies that there is solid ground to land on when you reach the other side. Yet, many of our youth leave our congregations and feel lost in an …

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Advocates for Social Justice

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Upcoming Events

If you are planning an event, please send the details including title, short and long description, date/time/location, contact information, and (optionally) an image to office@wuuc.org.

Annual Auction

Annual Auction – Nov 14th

THE BIGGEST FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR is only two weeks away.   Don’t be a quacker – RSVP now! NEW THIS YEAR! You asked for it and you got it! Some limited seating events will go to the highest bidders instead of a set price –  it will be a regular poultrygeist of bidding! New items and events offered …

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Poetry Night

Poetry Night

Like poetry? Not sure you like poetry but want to find out? Want to learn to write poetry or improve the poetry you already write? Then the WUUC poetry group is for you! We meet the second Sunday of the month from6-8pm in the library. The first hour is spent reading and enjoying poetry. You don’t have to be a …

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Hanging of the Greens

Hanging of the Greens

Hanging of the Greens & Winter Crafts: We need a crew who loves to be around the forest smell of fir and pine and hemlock to create and hang swags to decorate the church in honor of the winter holidays. Bring clippers, gloves, and a creative spirit to create evergreen swags for the sanctuary and wreathes for the church.Holiday Craft Making …

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Dances of Universal Peace

Dances of Universal Peace

The Dances of Universal Peace are simple, meditative, joyous, multi-cultural circle dances that use sacred phrases, chants, music and movements from the many spiritual traditions of the earth to touch the spiritual essence within ourselves and recognize it in others. Contact: Autumn Pease

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Upcoming Services

Whose Shoulders Do We Stand?

The writer Jarod Kintz wrote, “I am the now of the then. My body is the embodiment of all my ancestors who came before me. They live on in me.” Who lives on in you and what are the gifts of their lives?

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All Saint’s Service

A service in which we remember and honor our ancestors. Please bring a photo or a memento of those whom you wish to honor to place on the altar. Note that due to the nature of this service, there is no recording available.

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Letting Go

Letting go of the light; letting go of the gardens and their harvest; letting go when things don’t turn out as expected; letting go and only to find…

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