MVUU Newsletter
July 16, 2021
Weekly Calendar

Sunday, July 18
Sunday Service: UUCT Hosts Baja 4 Worship
10 am View on YouTube

Fellowship Hour
11 am Join Zoom
By Phone: (253) 215-8782
Enter Meeting ID: 874 1780 4295

Tuesday, July 20
Chronic Pain Support Group
2pm Join Zoom

Men's Night Out (Virtual)
7 pm Join Zoom

*Please note: Rev. Sam will be on summer vacation from June 28 to August 6.
Sunday Book Group Online is on SUMMER BREAK (see below).
Chronic Pain Support Group
(Every Other) Tuesday, July 20, 3 pm

Join MVUU's Chronic Pain & Illness Support Group, every other Tuesday afternoon on Zoom. Come and be in a space of community where there are fresh ears to hear and experiences to share. Join Zoom
The Sunday Book Group on Zoom
Sunday Mornings

We will be taking a break for the summer during the rest of July and August and will resume meetings on September 5. Be ready to discuss our new book, Noise by Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony and Cass R. Sunstein when we return.
July Woven Basket Partner:
Interfaith Community Services

For years, MVUU Congregation has donated food to ICS in northwest Tucson. Since l985, ICS has helped “people in need throughout Pima County achieve stability, health, and independence through more than 1,000 volunteers, 112 faith community partners, and the Tucson Community.”

The ICS website enumerates their many diversified human services:

  • ICS Food Bank, second largest emergency food provider in southern Arizona, depends on community food drives and church donations.

  • “Youth Enrichment Services” (YES) supports early childhood education, basic school supplies, and after-school sports or clubs.

  • “Getting Ahead Workshops” ( encourages people of many ages to earn their GEDs, begin college, locate a job, or launch a business.

  • Bank of America grants help ICS offer financial aid during family emergencies and at holidays.

During the next two months (July & August), ICS will sponsor a course, Mental Health First Aid Workshop, four times. Click for More Information

A quarter of Pima County’s 20% resident seniors (65 & older), often need ICS to help maintain independent living, including Mobile Meals (returning in October 2021); caregiving; transportation; health advocacy home visits,; “Home Sweet Home” (volunteer phone calls between 8-10 a.m. weekdays); and assistance with basic household business tasks and personal correspondence.

Donate via MVUU as the Woven Basket Partner: You can make your donations online at or by sending a check to the Church Office. The mailing address is: MVUU, P. O. Box 91080, Tucson AZ 85752. Please indicate that this donation is for the "Woven Basket."
Men's Night Out (Virtual)
Tuesdays at 7 pm
Join us for Men's Night Out, every Tuesday evening via Zoom. Click to Join Zoom For more information Email Phil Troyer
Caring Hearts Circles
Join a Caring Hearts Circle to connect, strengthen, and expand ties within our congregation. Circles meet weekly or bi-weekly via Zoom so that we can be together even as we are physically apart. Got questions? Email Pi Irwin or Email Julie Slayton Frank
Bookaholics Unanimous
Last Tuesday of every Month, July 27, 2 pm
We are currently reading The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See and meet via Zoom. If you are interested in learning more about the group and perhaps new to Zoom, Email Anne Leonard or call her at (520) 307-8045.

Interfaith Community Services
Give your pledge or donate to MVUU online
Send your check to MVUU, P.O. Box 91080, Tucson, AZ 85752, indicating which fund you'd like it to go to (i.e. Pledge, Operating Fund, Capital Campaign, Woven Basket, etc.).
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