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This Sunday, September 16, 2018
9:15 and 11:00 am
Way-Finding: Practicing Intentional Imagination
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch and
Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson, Intern Minister

What happens when our way is blocked? Way-finding is the art of intentional imagination —
a practice of vision.

Today we welcome back the UUCW Adult Choir.
CHURCH LIFE
Welcome to a New Season of Religious Education

A Message from
our Religious Education Coordinator
Remembering
LaVerne Ferguson

Memorial Service at UUCW
2:00 pm, September 30

Let Vicki, our Church Administrator, know you can help usher, bake, or assist with the reception.
Check Out the
Book Table!
Sunday, September 16
in the Community Room
after services.
Greeters are Needed!

You can help make our church a warm and welcoming place.
Choose a hospitality area
that works best for you!
The "Making Memories" Auction is
Saturday, November 10th.
Your donations will make our auction a great success. Visit the Auction Table in the Community Room after service to find out how you can help.
Another Great Auction Item

Sunset Lake Get-a-Way

Helen Klimowicz has graciously donated a secluded escape to her A-Frame cabin located on a pristine lake in the glaciated terrain of Amherst Junction, WI. After a two and a half hour trip from Milwaukee, you will have access to the nearby the Ice Age Trails - great for hikes and bike trips. Kayaks, a canoe, and windsurfers are provided but you should bring your swim suit and fishing gear to utilize the lake to its fullest.
Soul Matters Sharing Circles Coming Soon!

Offering ways to connect with one another and nurture each other’s inner growth.
Now Hiring a
Sound and Set-Up Person

Responsibilities include operating the UUCW sound system, lighting, and, occasionally, audio-visual equipment for worship services and other events. 
FELLOWSHIP & LEARNING
Come to the YRUU Car Wash!
Sunday, September 16,
weather permitting

Bring your car to the west parking lot before service and our youth will give your vehicle a hand wash
while you enjoy UUCW’s wonderful Sunday service.
"Visioning, Improvisation
and Spirtuality"
is the discussion topic for
Tap Roots: A Pub Spirituality Group

Join us on Monday, September 24 at 7:00 pm at The Silver Spur, 13275 W Watertown Plank Rd., Elm Grove. 
Earth Ministry
Family Potluck and Movie Night
Friday, September 28 at 6:30 pm

Planet Earth II
Episode 1: Islands
Featuring rich and intimate views of the natural diversity of our planet. 
Join the Writing Circle!
Meetings start October 17

Sign up today!
Song Circle Gathering

Friday, September 21 at 7:00 pm

The Music Committee is hosting an adult “song circle” to share songs and singing together.
Piecemakers Group Meets Saturday, September 15
at 9:30 am

Join us!
All ages and levels of sewers and quilters
are welcome, from beginners to experts.
LIVING OUR VALUES
Food donations and
volunteer servers needed for Guest House
Saturday, September 15
Share your experience
of racial profiling.

Common Ground is investigating racial profiling in our communities. Whether your experience was positive or negative, we would like to know. Stop by the Social Action Table
in the Community Room
to tell us your story.
Black Lives Matter Reflection/Action Group Book Discussion

TWO OPPORTUNITIES:
Saturdays, September 15 & 22
9:00 – 11:00 am
Saving our JobLines

Every day, more than 1,000 riders rely on the JobLines to get them to work with more than 150 employers throughout Waukesha and Washington Counties. But the funding ends on December 31. Find out how you can help.
"Do Black Lives Matter?
The Hidden History Behind Today’s Headlines"
A free public lecture series by Mr. Reggie Jackson about the history and current impacts of the devaluation of Black lives.

Suitable for youth in middle
and high school students.

Childcare and carpooling available.
Saturdays,
Oct. 13, Oct. 27, and Nov. 13
Parklawn Assembly of God
3725 N. Sherman Blvd, Milwaukee
UUCW Donations Support the Pewaukee Food Pantry

Now is the most difficult time
of the year for food pantries to stock nonperishable food for those in need. 

Donate this Sunday!
September Split the Plate Recipient:
Women Veterans Initiatives

Working to increase public awareness of the increasing number of at-risk, homeless and under-served women veterans, and to help those women seeking information to help themselves and their families.
Photo of the Week
From the world’s four corners, from places of body and spirit near and far, we bring our waters and our lives to this place!
Last Sunday, members and friends poured their collected waters into a common bowl during the Water Communion Ceremony.
Next Sunday, September 23, 2018
9:15 and 11:00 am
“How to be a Bodhisattva”
Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson, Intern Minister

For Mahayana Buddhists, the Lotus Sutra contains the final teaching of the Buddha, complete and sufficient for salvation. Today we will explore what the Lotus Sutra tells us about achieving nirvana and becoming a Bodhisattva.

Enjoy special music today by Jennifer Nicolosi. 
UUCW also publishes a monthly newsletter, called the West Wind, which has more in-depth articles and announcements.

Download the September edition or previous editions.
Come  as  you   are  - leave inspired!