The Drummer – Weekly Beats

The Drummer

Weekly Beats

December 12, 2014

Welcome to the weekly update version of the UUCGB Drummer!

  • Learning Opportunity

Whether you are a newcomer to our UU faith or a convert of many years, you may wonder when and where our faith first came into being and how it evolved. This historical information can help you better understand UUism and explain it to your family and friends. It is a truly fascinating story that is illuminated in the six-part film series entitled "Long Strange Trip", detailing the history of UU (more…)

The Drummer – Weekly Beats

The Drummer

Weekly Beats

December 5, 2014

Welcome to the weekly update version of the UUCGB Drummer!

 

·         Cookie Cafe

Our annual Cookie Cafe will take place tomorrow, 12/6 from 10am-12pm. 

Anyone who wishes to drop off cookies, tins or crafts for the Cookie Cafe can do so today, Dec. 5th from 9am to noon or from 5pm to (more…)

Upcoming collage service – Seeking speakers

The Worship Weavers are seeking speakers for a 12/14 collage service entitled,
"Statements of Grace".

As the holidays approach, many of us will spend time with extended family and friends.
This can be a great joy, but also a challenge. 

Have you had the experience of sitting down to a meal with family and friends and someone, usually a person perceived as religious in a traditional sense, is asked to say grace? 

Why wasn't I, the Unitarian Universalist, asked to say grace? 

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Upcoming Events

COOKIE CAFE:  Anyone who wishes to drop off cookies, tins or crafts for the Cookie Cafe can do so THIS Friday, Dec. 5th from 9am to noon or from 5pm to 7pm or Saturday morning (Dec 6th) starting at 8am.  Anyone who wishes to help set up for Cookie Cafe can come starting at 5pm this Friday.  We still need tins along with all the cookies you are willing to bake.

Annual Cookie Cafe

Our annual Cookie Cafe will take place this Saturday, 12/6 from 10am-12pm. 

Our Cookie Cafe features hundreds of homemade cookies available for purchase in holiday tins. 
For those looking to volunteer, please use the link below to sign up. It is important that volunteers use this form so that we can be sure we have enough help for all aspects of the Cookie Cafe. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Zv_2umRX93FHGIavPyHLhMiGA1l2KN-Z4MbyuUr1rc8/viewform

Please spread the word of our Cookie Cafe by inviting family and friends! For those who (more…)

Did you know …

Did you know that UUCGB has a Members Assistance Fund
 

Now and then members of our own community fall upon hard times and need a little help, perhaps with paying their heating bill, perhaps filling an emergency prescription. This fund exists to help those of us who, on occasion, find themselves in a short-term financial bind.  

Watch this space next week for more on the Members Assistance Fund.


Sue Rosen

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