FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY OF WESTCHESTER
THE SCOOP
Sunday Worship - Dec 3
God of Flesh
Rev. Peggy Clarke
10:30 am
Here are the latest opportunities to deepen
your faith and connect with our community.
Listening Conversations

Thursday, November 30, Tarrytown, 10:00 am
Join our facilitated group conversation to explore who we are, why we attend, and how we should move forward. Contact Sarita Roy .
First Friday Daytime Women's Group Luncheon

Friday, Dec. 1, 12:30 pm
(Bring your own lunch.) Contact: Adelaide DiGiorgi .
Weekly Drumming Circle

Friday, Dec. 1, 7:00 pm
Contact: Andie Kimerling .
Monthly Meditation Group

Sat, Dec. 2, 11:00 am
Contact: June Sidman .
Dance Party with Rock & Soul Revue

Saturday December 2, 7:30 pm
Led by keyboardist Ray Castoldi, the Rock & Soul Revue promotes community, fun, and self-expression through music. With a repertoire of Motown, soul, funk, and other classics sure to make you want to get on down, a Rock & Soul Revue dance party is not to be missed! Check it out HERE .
Party Volunteers Needed

We need volunteers to bring baked goods to the Rock & Soul Dance Party. Please email Amy Jo Neill with what you are bringing. Thank you!
Religious Education
Visit the RE pages for the calendar of classes and youth group, information for families, and resources for volunteers.
RE Helping Hands Needed
Helping Hands needed in the Pre-K-1st Grade and 6th-8th Grade classes this Sunday. Helping Hands also needed December 10 and 17.
Contact Tracy to volunteer.
Holiday Gift Collection

Through Sunday, Dec. 3
We are collecting holiday gifts for the Hour Children Center of the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility . Bring new, unwrapped gift donations to Tracy's office (Room 5). Click HERE for wish list.
Youth Soup Lunch Fundraiser

Sunday, December 3
Join us for a soup lunch to benefit the next Coming of Age class trip to Boston. Enjoy warm soup and fellowship following worship. Suggested donation is $5/bowl.
If you would like to contribute a soup to this youth fundraiser and community hour, we welcome it! E-mail Tracy with the type of soup you'll bring.
Path to Membership Meeting

Sunday, December 3, after worship
Thinking of becoming a member or simply want to learn more? Join congregation leaders in the minister’s office after service this Sunday. Refreshments served and childcare available. Questions? Ask a Greeter or Rev. Peggy Clarke .
The 2017 Auction Has Begun

This year, EVERYBODY is in charge! We are focusing on the food and asking people to form teams. Each team will commit to raising $500. Signup continues until Saturday, December 9; bidding runs Sunday December 10 to Sunday December 24. See the flyer HERE . Contact: Marin Shunick .
Weekly Community Coffee - New Locations

Meet Rev. Peggy Clarke for coffee or tea and a chat! 3:00 - 5:00pm.
  • First Tuesday of the Month: Wobble Café, Ossining
  • Second Tuesday of the Month: Starbucks, Ardsley
  • Third Tuesday of the Month: Starbucks, New Rochelle (Wykagyl)
  • Fourth Tuesday of the Month: Reading Room, Katonah
Grocery Gift Card Fundraiser

Holidays = food = grocery shopping = $$ for FUSW! Simply buy a gift card from us and use it for food at Stop and Shop. FUSW gets 5% of your total purchase! Contact: Marin Shunick .
Office Update

Our old admin email, admin@FUSW.org, is not currently in use.To reserve a room or add an announcement to the newsletter, contact Pam Parker, our communications coordinator, at pam.fusw@gmail.com .
Midnight Run

Friday, December 8, 7:00 pm
What better way to demonstrate our thanks for the blessings we have received than to share food, clothing, and human warmth with those less fortunate. Contact: Art Lowenstein .
Limited Time Only - 10% Matching Opportunity for Planned Giving

If you name FUSW as a beneficiary in your will, your IRA, or other legacy gift, we will receive a 10% matching donation from the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) up to a maximum of $10,000. Find details at Wake Now Our Vision Legacy Challenge . For more information, contact our Planned Giving Committee: Rob Carroll , Bob Kinney , Diane Guernsey , and Bill Reynolds . (Personal information will be kept confidential.)
Social Justice Reminder

Thanksgiving is over but more holiday dinners are to come with more opportunities to have conversations about race and justice. Help start the discussion with a Placemat for Indigenous Justice - see the FUSW Social Justice web page HERE .
Have News to Share?

The Scoop e-newsletter is distributed each Wednesday. Submit articles to pam.fusw@gmail.com by Tuesday at noon. Send updates to the FUSW Calendar to pam.fusw@gmail.com.
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