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Soul Circles

Share the gift of spiritual connection in Soul Circles, a small group (6-9 people) that meets monthly for sharing, listening, inner life discoveries, and creating community. Each meeting focuses on the Soul Matters theme our whole congregation is exploring that month. Inspirational readings or video, and reflection questions help participants discover new truths about their [...]

2019-09-19T17:13:49-05:00September 19th, 2019|E-News|

How Do I Become a UUCW Member?

Let’s say that you’ve been coming to UUCW on Sundays for a while — a month or two, perhaps… Or maybe it’s been longer. And now you wonder, “Is there something I need to do to make my relationship with the UUCW community official?” The answer is YES! You need to sign the Membership Book. This is how people [...]

2019-09-12T15:10:57-05:00September 12th, 2019|E-News|

Soul Circles are Seeking Facilitators!

This is a great opportunity for those who have participated in a Soul Circle in the past. Facilitators are participant-members of a Soul Circle who model deep listening and open participation. Each Soul Circle typically has two co-facilitators who work in tandem to guide the group. The dates and time of group will be dependent [...]

2019-08-29T17:36:29-05:00August 29th, 2019|E-News|

Construction Cautions – Take Care!

The lower level construction area has been made safe for viewing so you are welcome to visit and look at the progress. Please take care when visiting the area. We apologize for the inconveniences and are making every effort to ensure everyone’s comfort and safety. IMPORTANT: Asbestos Abatement on August 28 and 29. The removal of [...]

2019-08-22T13:21:18-05:00August 15th, 2019|E-News|

Do We Need a Committee on Ministry at UUCW?

This question and many others will be explored by the new Committee on Ministry Task Force. During their June meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the formation of a Task Force to study the topic of Committee on Ministry (CoM), especially as it pertains to the needs of our congregation. The members are Chair Laurie [...]

2019-08-14T16:41:02-05:00August 14th, 2019|E-News|

UUCW Ends Common Ground Membership

UUCW has been a member of the Common Ground community organization since it started over 10 years ago.  However, at their June 2019 meeting, the Board accepted a recommendation from the Social Action Council to end our official membership. This decision was not made lightly and was carefully considered by the Social Action Council over [...]

2019-08-14T16:11:09-05:00August 14th, 2019|E-News|

2019 Summer Writers’ Group

Six Members and Friends have been writing together since the first Wednesday in June – and we’re half-way through the six sessions. We want to share how we’re doing. Participants include Allan Johnson, Barbara Glasgow (facilitator), Irene Heideman, Lynn Beaudoin, Mike McCrossin, and Susan Endes. This experience develops the writers’ voices – whether the goal [...]

2019-08-05T09:57:44-05:00August 5th, 2019|E-News|

UUCW Presents Annual Trustee Awards

The Long Term Service Award goes to an individual who has exhibited, over time, commitment to a service or project, or for an individual who contributed to multiple activities or projects over a significant period of time. Almuth Soffee was presented with the Long Term Service Award for the 2018-19 church year. Almuth is a [...]

2019-07-25T19:56:11-05:00July 4th, 2019|E-News|

Earth Ministry Focuses on Climate Change

In the interest of confronting the threat of global warming, the Earth Ministry Team will now focus on sharing information on some of the community and national efforts which are working to reduce Climate Change. Energy consciousness via the cars we drive and other conservation efforts we make in our homes and community do have [...]

2019-06-13T00:08:48-05:00June 13th, 2019|E-News|

New Library Book Arrivals

New books are available in the library for your summer reading. Several books have been donated and added to the African American History Collection and the Welcoming Congregation Collection. In addition, the library has purchased a copy of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer. This book [...]

2019-05-29T23:23:10-05:00May 29th, 2019|E-News|

Final Pledge Drive Results – What You Give Matters

A message from your Treasurer and Stewardship Team In early March, we launched our Pledge Drive for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, which began on May 1. You might remember that our goal for the "Bold Vision, Bright Future" campaign was $420,000. This modest figure represented no budget increases over the last year (May 1, 2018 [...]

2019-05-29T12:49:15-05:00May 29th, 2019|E-News|

Laundry Love Says Thanks to UUCW

Patti McKeithan, volunteer with Laundry Love, a recent Split the Plate recipient, thanks the UUCW congregation for their support. Patti says: "On behalf of myself, Pat O'Brien and the Laundry Love community, thank you for such a warm welcome. We are very proud of the Laundry Love program and our community. It is a blessing [...]

2019-05-08T17:54:28-05:00May 8th, 2019|E-News|

Pledge Drive Update

Thank you for your generosity! One hundred and forty-nine (149) households have pledged so far to support UUCW's operations and programming for 2019-2020 — $320,775.00 has been pledged. The Pledge Goal is $430,000 — we have $109,225.00 still to raise. We have brought in 75% of what we need — only 25% left to go… [...]

2019-03-14T16:29:27-05:00March 14th, 2019|E-News|

Spring Chancel Flowers

Help create a beautiful Easter symbol of spring and rebirth at UUCW ‒ make a donation for a spring flowering plant. The chancel table team will do the shopping and assemble a beautiful chancel table for April 21st Easter Sunday — then you may take the flowering plant home after the second service. With your [...]

2019-03-14T17:21:05-05:00March 7th, 2019|E-News|