First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County

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Weekly News for August 4, 2019

This Sunday:  
August 4, 2019

Worship Service: 

Life in the Shape of Justice

Worship Associates: Lauren Fritz & Terri Bridgwater

This Sunday we will explore what 'Life in the Shape of Justice' truly looks like when inspired on a personal and individual level. We'll hear about true-to-life stories from John Pavlovitz and maybe even about a few of our own!

Children's Programming: 

Children's Programming August 4, 2019

All Ages Summer RE Theme: Roots Hold Me Close

Activity: Pipe Cleaner Roots, Tree craft.

Volunteers: 
Message from the Office: 
Our Community: 

Volunteer Needed to Help Organize Music

If you would like to volunteer to help organize the church choir music please contact Rachel Gutzler at 610-781-6044. This is a great opportunity for a teen in need of volunteer hours! No experience necessary!

Also- if you have a metal filing cabinet that you are willing to donate, we are looking for one for the church music- Thanks!

Bag Blessings Help!

It’s the time of year we are beginning preparations for the school/work/church year ahead. If you would be willing to lend a helping hand with our Bag Blessings project, we would greatly appreciate it.

Ways to help:

LGBTQ/Allies Caucus Meeting

The LGBTQ/Allies Caucus will meet in the back of the chalice house on August 18th after coffee hour. All are welcome.

News: 

sUUmmer Fun opportunity for middle school youth

June 20, 2019

Do you have a UU middle schooler?  Do you want to support a UU middle schooler you know?  The Philly area churches just published a rsvp for a middle school hang out afternoon in August.  This is a great opportunity for your middle schoolers to meet and hang with area UUs their age.  

Seeking a Picnic Team Leader

June 18, 2019
Are you (or you and a church friend) willing to head up the church picnic team? There are plenty of people who love to help, but we need a team leader or co-leaders to organize this church community event. If you are interested, please contact the church office to get started assembling a team of volunteers, scheduling the picnic, and making plans for Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. 

Rev. Sandra's Summer Schedule

June 18, 2019
Rev. Sandra's summer schedule includes a restorative retreat, study time, and vacation. She is available through Wednesday, June 26 and will return August 13. During this time, if you have a pastoral need, please contact the Church Office or a member of the Caring Circle. They will contact Rev. Sandra, as needed. Other inquiries can be directed to the Church Office and will be directed to the appropriate person or committee.

Your Summer Caring Circle

June 18, 2019
Are you celebrating an anniversary, purchase of a new home, or expecting an addition to your family? Have you lost someone dear to you or are you experiencing a loss? Let our Caring Circle know. Our summer coordinators are:
June-Stephanie Hullinger
July-Carol Gonzalez
August-Pat Getz
September-Liz Eshleman
Upcoming Events: 
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