IN THIS ISSUE
New Summer Office Administration hours: Tuesday & Thursday 9:00am-2:00pm. Location 435 San Juan Drive above Bowman Hall. Starting May 22nd - August 31st.

UUFD's Annual Meeting will be held immediately after the service on Sunday May 20th.
We will vote on the budget for 2018-19, changes to the by-laws, and new Board and  Nominating Committee members. All who have been members of UUFD prior to April 20th are eligible to vote. To insure that we have a quorum for those votes, we invite your attendance to do this important work of the Fellowship. If you cannot be there in person, please make a written request of a fellow member to serve as your proxy (one per person) and have them bring it to the meeting.   

No Fellowship Coffee or Snacks on Sunday, May 20th.
Just a reminder that there will not be a Fellowship Coffee hour after service this Sunday, May 20th due to the Annual Meeting being held immediately after the service.  

Annual UUFD Bridging Celebration 
All are invited to celebrate UUFD high schoolers bridging into young adulthood. This year we recognize Grace Wilmes, Saturday May 19th 1:30-3:30 pm in Bowman Hall. Bridging is a UU rite of passage that welcomes youth into adult life.

Join the UUFD Immigration Team for four-session 
monthly online course from American Friends SC, UUA and UUSC focused on immigration 6:00-8:00 pm June 5th, July 10th and 4:00-8:00 pm August 7th in Bowman Hall. Info/register EMAIL MAUREEN or 970-903-0957. MORE INFO

Board of Trustees Nominations
Please take a moment to learn about our new nominees for the Board of Trustees. Go to:  NOMINATIONS. We will be voting on these nominees at our Annual Member Meeting on May 20th.

A Celebration of Life 
Memorial Service will be held for our dear member, Dave Rich on Saturday June 2nd at 10:00 am in the Sanctuary followed by a reception in Bowman Hall.  If you would like to help with the reception, please EMAIL ILONA. Help is needed with setup and cleanup as well as bringing small floral bouquets for the tables.
 
Constituent Group At-Large Meeting 
Sunday May 27th 12:15-1:15 pm in the Sanctuary to evaluate architect's summary of facility needs discussion. All members not involved with other constituent groups are invited to participate. Read the SUMMARY.

Love Out Loud 
Watch for brochures available beginning May 20th that describe projects to choose from for the June 8th-10th Love Out Loud community service weekend. Available at SRJ table.

DAYS FOR GIRLS SEW SESSION
Help make sustainable feminine hygiene kits for school girls in developing areas. Sewing and non-sewing tasks available. Wednesday May 30th 1:00-4:00 pm in Bowman Hall. Sign-up after worship service at Social Responsibility and Justice table or   EMAIL TERESA

National Gun Violence Awareness 
June 2-3 wear orange to support keeping our communities safe.  Rally on Sunday, June 3rd 2:00 at Buckley Park.  Can you help with UUFD booth? Contact  EMAIL BONNIE.

Environmental Team meeting Sunday June 10th 12:00 pm
in Admin conference room, access from Bowman Hall. What's next after recycling? If you have questions? Contact Elizabeth Long, 713-443-0579 or EMAIL ELIZABETH.

Join in the annual Pride Parade and the festival in Buckley Park June 23rd.  
We'll march together in our yellow tee shirts behind our Standing on the Side of Love banner. More details will be coming soon.

Magickal Charms Thursday May 24th 6:30-8:30 pm in Bowman Hall 
CUUPS member Jamie Pickering is going to lead us on a class of creating our own magickal charms at the CUUPS regular meeting.

Board Meeting Tuesday June 26th 3:00-5:30 (this month only) in Bowman Hall.
All are welcome to attend to experience leadership in action.

Save The Date: 4 Corners UU Retreat July 13th -15th 
Multigenerational camping retreat located on the Pine River in Vallecito, CO. A meaningful & connected weekend of programming, play, worship, food & fun.  REGISTRATION

Beloved Conversations
Series on Race and Ethnicity, coming to UUFD in October . Building community, growth and wholeness. More to come! Sponsored by the Healing Racism Team.

Purchase your book of UUFD's 50th anniversary and history
A free e-book download is available and hard copies can be purchased. WEBSITE

Sunday Coffee Team
Become integrated and involved. UUFD  Hospitality would welcome your service on the Sunday Coffee Team. It's an easy and rewarding way to meet and greet others while serving coffee. Serve as often as once a month or once a year. Check out the signup sheet in Bowman Hall on Sunday or  EMAIL ILONA

Overflow Parking 
Available for UUFD services at Needham Elementary School.  Leave a close-up space for visitors and enjoy a healthy walk.

Put Your Announcement on the Whiteboard
Use the whiteboard after the Service for UUFD and community announcements. You are welcome to list your announcement or attach a flyer. 

DEADLINE 
UUFD e-announcements & bulletin deadline is Tuesday 12:00 pm for the following Friday & Sunday. 40 words or less with contact info.  EMAIL JEANNE.
L I F E S P A N   F A I T H   F O R M A T I O N

Children's Classes (Age Specific)
Children meet in a supportive, fun, and open environment to engage in faith exploration through art, games, writing, play, and pondering.

Infant and Toddler Nursery Class 
Enjoy snacks and playtime in a friendly environment. 
       
Two Youth Groups (Middle School & High School)
 
We continue to explore faith and philosophy, empower individuals and inspire through deep discussion, play and service work. Contact EMAIL LISA

Adults
Educational, social, and spiritual practice opportunities for adults abound here at UUFD. See the calendar for a complete listing, or contact Lisa at EMAIL LISA
 
F E A T U R E D   G R O U P

Game Night
Second Fridays at 6:30 pm in Bowman Hall
 (check calendar)
 Bring snacks, drinks, & games. 
RSVP   
EMAIL ALLISON


To see a full listing of all our Ongoing Classes & Groups, visit our Website and click on Connection and Affinity Groups.

F A C I L I T Y   U S E
For more  information, UUFD policies, or to make a request to use UUFD facilities for an event, please see our facility use request page .
S T A F F   A N D   O F F I C E   H O U R S

Jeanne MacKenzie, 
Office Administrator, T, W, Th 9 am-3 pm

Rev. Katie Kandarian-Morris, T/Th 9 am-2 pm & Wed by appointment

Marilyn Garst , Music Director - by appointment only

Alane Brown, Choir Director - Wed. 1-3 pm

Lawrence Nass, Accompanist - by appointment only

Lisa McCorry , Lifespan Faith Formation - Tues. 9 am -12 pm & by appointment 

Tricia Bayless, Finance Clerk
financeclerk@durangouu.org

Tara Frazer, Congregational Life Coordinator
congregationalLife@durangouu.org

UU Fellowship of Durango | information@durangouu.org | (970) 247-1004
419 San Juan Drive I Durango, Colorado 81301