First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County

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Weekly News for July 21, 2019

This Sunday:  
July 21, 2019

Worship Service: 

Mindful Embodiment

Rev. Sage Olnick

This Sunday we will explore how Mindful Embodiment can help us be our most authentic selves.

Children's Programming: 

Children's Programming July 21, 2019

All Ages Summer RE Theme of the Week:Move in the Hand

Activity:Hand Art


Message from the Office: 

Message from the Office July 21, 2019

Please be aware that if you had an outstanding balance on your 2018-19 pledge payments received up until 7/15/19 will be applied to that balance. Any payments received after 7/15/19 will be applied to your 2019-2020 pledge unless otherwise indicated in the memo line of your check. If you have any questions feel free to contact Melissa at

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!

The Reading Pride Organization Needs Our Help

The Reading Pride organization needs volunteers to help them prepare for this year's Pride Celebration. They need help unloading the supply truck and setting up the park for the vendors and etc. Please join me in lending a hand on Sat. 7/20/19 @ Centre Park on the 700 block of Centre Ave. 19601. I plan to be there from at least 9:30 AM-11:30AM.

(Sorry Reading City members. This is during the same time as your meeting.)

Thank you,

Bernice Hines- Corbit


UU Camping/Daytrip to French Creek State Park, August 23 and 24, 2019

July 3, 2019

What: Tent camping (optional), hike with ranger, hanging out in the woods, activities, potluck, campfire with songs and s’mores, good company! Please let us know if you would be interested in leading a group activity or have camping gear/equipment to share. You are welcome to join for a daytrip even if you don’t want to camp overnight. More information and details will be forthcoming.

When:  Friday, August 23 (evening) and Saturday, August 24, 2019

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
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