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a weekly newsletter
FINANCIAL TIMES OF FIRST U: IT MAKES CENTS
What do you get when you cross a joke with a rhetorical question?  Here at our illustrious publication, The Financial Times of First U, we're preparing for our summer hiatus, but still have one final edition of the church year: our Bad Jokes Edition and the premier of The Funny Pages of First U.

Program
Time
Location
Worship
10:30 am  Sanctuary
Children's Chapel
10:30 am
Begin in Sanctuary
Coffee Hour 
11:30 am Gathering Room
F IRST U COMMUNITY YARD SALE: TOMORROW!
It's not too late to join in - show up tomorrow ready to sell or buy! Have too much stuff? How about de-cluttering, having fun, and supporting First U all at once?  Join our First U Community Yard Sale!  Saturday, June 3, 9 am - 12 pm. Rain or Shine. 
LIVE YOUR VALUES: FEED THE HUNGRY AT PREBLE STREET
food.jpg Volunteers are needed to help serve dinner at Preble Street in Portland. On the first Tuesday of every month, we're committed to filling six slots. Can you help on June 6?
UPCOMING EVENTS
Saturday, June 3, 9 am - 12 pm
First U Community Yard Sale
Want to de-clutter and support First U? First U will provide the tables - you provide the stuff! Looking for some new treasures? Come and buy!

Sunday, June 11 at 10:30 am
Arts Festival Sunday
A participatory worship service for all ages! Sing, dance, create, or write during this special worship service. 

Sunday, June 18 at 10:30 am
Father's Day Service & 
Ice Cream Social
Our final Sunday of the church year will be in celebration of fatherhood. The service will be followed by an ice cream social. 

Sunday, June 29, 5 - 8 pm
Dinner at Gather
Save the date and join your friends for food and good company at Gather in Yarmouth. 
GIFT CARDS FOR GRADS & DADS
Teachers & Coaches, Weddings & Showers, Birthdays & New Babies - or just for you! You purchase a gift card and receive the full amount and the church gets a percentage of the total cost. Yes, it's like free money!  We have gift cards to Starbucks, Panera, Williams-Sonoma, Lowe's, Amazon, LL Bean, and iTunes - and can order others. Purchase your gift cards in the Gathering Room after worship. 
DINNER AT GATHER
Visit with old friends and new while you enjoy scrumptious food and drinks at Gather on Thursday, June 29. Sign-up after church or contact Nancy Dix at nbellehome@aol.com to reserve your spot. 
CLAM COUNT: 49 DAYS UNTIL CLAM FEST
Making summer plans? Don't forget about Clam Fest! Have fun with your friends, enjoy the summer days, and help raise money for the church. There are MANY shifts available and different ways to help. Your help is wanted and welcomed!
The First Universalist Church of Yarmouth is a  Welcoming Congregation .

WEATHER CANCELLATION INFORMATION
First Universalist services and event cancellations are announced by 7am on our website  and on WCSH Channel 6 (television station). 

PASTORAL EMERGENCIES
If you are experiencing a crisis, including needing a hospital visit, you may call Rev. Jennifer on her cellphone: 207.356.1467 any time. Please note that Friday and Saturdays are typically her days off - Rev. Jennifer does not check email on these days, but will answer any crisis or emergency calls.

ADD YOUR ANNOUNCEMENT TO CHANNELS
To have your church or community event included in this newsletter, please email the information to Gwen Matthews at gwenatfirstu@gmail.com by Wednesday at 12pm to have it included in that Friday's edition.