First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County

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August 2018 News

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Vigil at the Berks Family Detention Center

Shut Down Berks Interfaith Witness, Shut Down Berks Coalition & Make the Road will be holding a vigil at the Berks Family Detention Center will be held Sunday August 12th at 3:30pm. The vigil will be led by Family Doctors against Family Detention. The detention center is located at 1040 Berks road in Leesport.

Board Gratitudes and Splinters

The board would like to express their gratitude to:
Lauren Fritz for leading the June 24th worship service
Joe Plageman and Shelley Kauffman for their work on the pledge drive
Carol Gonzales for leading the Caring Circle in July
Splinters from the Last Board Meeting:
The board receive a report on General Assembly from two of our congregational delegates - Pat Uribe-Lichty and Kristi Lado - and thanks all those who participated in GA.
The board approved an evote to allow the Social Justice Committee to use the congregational banne

Beloved Reunion

August 25th- 9am
Participants in a Jubilee and/or Beloved Conversations at First UU, will participate in a Racial Justice Beloved Reunion. 

The Passing of Sam Tyson

Long time member Sam Tyson passed away on July 18th. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on September 22 at 11am at The Highlands at Wyomissing, 2000 Cambridge Ave., Wyomissing, PA 19610. Reverend Sandra Fees will officiate.11 Further details will be provided closer to the date.

Upcoming Classes: 
Upcoming Events: 
Wed, January 16, 7:00pm

Sanctuary Choir meets every Wednesday night September - May.  Members have a willingness to learn and listen to eachother as we prepare both sacred and secular pieces to enhance Sunday morning worship and other special moments durring the year. 

Please contact music department at berksuumusic@gmail.com with any questions. 

Fri, January 18, 7:00pm
Sun, January 20, 12:00pm

RE Committee meeting to make possibilities reality. 

Mon, January 21, 7:45pm

Those interested in playing strummed stringed instruments (guitars, bass, uke, etc) for the fourth Sunday of each month are welcomed to play through hymns and special music for an hour each Monday night.  This is a collaborative learning environment.  Some of the music is learned by ear, some by chords/tabs, we are happy to teach eachother and grow from one another - don't count yourself out! 

For more information please contact director of music, Ebee Bromley, berksuumusic@gmail.com   

Wed, January 23, 7:00pm

Sanctuary Choir meets every Wednesday night September - May.  Members have a willingness to learn and listen to eachother as we prepare both sacred and secular pieces to enhance Sunday morning worship and other special moments durring the year. 

Please contact music department at berksuumusic@gmail.com with any questions. 

Sun, January 27, 12:00pm

Mentors and Mentees come together to explore how their faith informs how they lead.  Participents bring brown bag lunch. 

Mon, January 28, 7:45pm

Those interested in playing strummed stringed instruments (guitars, bass, uke, etc) for the fourth Sunday of each month are welcomed to play through hymns and special music for an hour each Monday night.  This is a collaborative learning environment.  Some of the music is learned by ear, some by chords/tabs, we are happy to teach eachother and grow from one another - don't count yourself out! 

For more information please contact director of music, Ebee Bromley, berksuumusic@gmail.com   

Wed, January 30, 7:00pm

Sanctuary Choir meets every Wednesday night September - May.  Members have a willingness to learn and listen to eachother as we prepare both sacred and secular pieces to enhance Sunday morning worship and other special moments durring the year. 

Please contact music department at berksuumusic@gmail.com with any questions. 

Sun, February 3, 12:00pm

Share some of your time and talents to help us make sure our younger learners have all supplies they need to explore their spiritual world. Contact Mike Mannix to help.

Mon, February 4, 7:45pm

Those interested in playing strummed stringed instruments (guitars, bass, uke, etc) for the fourth Sunday of each month are welcomed to play through hymns and special music for an hour each Monday night.  This is a collaborative learning environment.  Some of the music is learned by ear, some by chords/tabs, we are happy to teach eachother and grow from one another - don't count yourself out! 

For more information please contact director of music, Ebee Bromley, berksuumusic@gmail.com   

Wed, February 6, 7:00pm

Sanctuary Choir meets every Wednesday night September - May.  Members have a willingness to learn and listen to eachother as we prepare both sacred and secular pieces to enhance Sunday morning worship and other special moments durring the year. 

Please contact music department at berksuumusic@gmail.com with any questions. 

Sat, February 9, 8:00am

Our Coming of Age Youth and Teachers along with special guests will embark on designing a service project to live out their faith. 

Mon, February 11, 7:45pm

Those interested in playing strummed stringed instruments (guitars, bass, uke, etc) for the fourth Sunday of each month are welcomed to play through hymns and special music for an hour each Monday night.  This is a collaborative learning environment.  Some of the music is learned by ear, some by chords/tabs, we are happy to teach eachother and grow from one another - don't count yourself out! 

For more information please contact director of music, Ebee Bromley, berksuumusic@gmail.com   

Tue, February 12, 7:00pm