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Sunday Services are Currently Online

10:30 AM

Rev. Christine Dance
Q uestion Box

This is your opportunity--bring your questions, be it about the congregation, Unitarian Universalism, theology, or our world. Rev. Christine will answer them real-time and we will all learn from one another.

Sunday’s Service online via Zoom. 
To attend, please click link:

Password: Coffee531

Children’s Ministry Coffee Hour Zoom following Sunday service:
Password: KidsCoffee

You may use a computer, tablet, or smartphone. If you are asked to install the Zoom application, say yes. Feel free to share this link with friends and family!

If you have problems with Zoom, you can view the service live on YouTube. Or after the service, you can watch it any time.
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Programming May 24th-29th
Please visit  
Enter Meeting ID Number & Password
or click on the activity title to join
May 31st

Immediately Following Service
Meeting ID:
962 4773 8752
Password: KidsCoffee

Immediately Following Service
Meeting ID:
916 8268 8259
Password: YRUU531

12:30 pm
Sam Kirkland
Meeting ID:
957 9957 2120
Password: OWL3

12:30 pm
Rev. Christine + Board
Meeting ID:
919 5583 5990
Password: 357583
June 1st

8:30 am
Katie Resendiz
Meeting ID:
956 6366 2771
Password: 550602

1:00 pm           
Ms. Cherilyn
Meeting ID:
959 8260 9304
Password: zUUm345
June 2nd

6:30 pm
Katie, Jezz & Chris
Meeting ID:
984 2503 9307
Password: 889558
June 3rd

12:00 pm      
Rev. Christine
Meeting ID:
910 6552 9716
Password: 372662

12:00 PM
Meeting ID:
951 7090 8513
Password: Games

3:30 pm
Meeting ID:
912 3942 4225
Password: 616801

6:30 pm
Chris Akin
Meeting ID:
921 1845 9883
Password: 704555
7:00 pm 
Benjie Messer
Meeting ID:
Password: 746625

7:30 pm
Rev. Christine
Meeting ID:
964 5510 5877
Password: Vespers
June 4th

12:00 pm      
Rev. Christine 
Meeting ID:
973 3245 3779
Password: DeathCafe

1:00 pm
Ms. Cherilyn
Meeting ID:
959 8260 9304
Password: zUUm345
6:00 pm
Daisy Danforth   
Meeting ID:
953 5908 8619
Password: Community
June 5th

K thrUU 5th Grade
4:00 pm   
Meeting ID:
964 8387 3328
Password: Desert
If you don’t have access to a computer, laptop or smart phone OR don’t want to be on video, you can simply call in to 346-248-7799 and enter the Meeting ID number.
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Zoom Links on Compass Only
Please note that because of the concern of “Zoom Bombers” the links and passwords of all Zoom Gatherings besides worship will be listed on Compass only. If you know anyone who isn’t getting Compass, you can direct them to the website to fill in their email to receive it. If they have done that and are still having problems receiving it, they can email to get the email sent to them.  

Zoom Support
Our Zoom support team is here to help members who are having problems with Zoom. The email address to request help is: .   Send an email to this address stating your problem with what kind of device you have (i.e. what kind of smart phone, PC or Mac or Tablet). Include your name, phone number and email address. We will get back to you as soon as we can.

There have been several changes to the procedures for Zoom in the past week so this process is evolving. We will try to keep up with what is needed as it changes.
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UUCP Annual Meeting and Vote will be on
June 14th
Our Annual Meeting of the Congregation will be held on
June 14, 2020 at 11:30 am
following Sunday Worship. Because of the Corona Virus, we will not be able to have our Annual Meeting live and instead, will be conducting it via Zoom.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 988 8606 0068 | Password: Annual614
Up for Vote are the following four items:

  •  The UUCP Board which works closely with the Minister and is responsible for the strategic management and oversight of the congregation. The term of office is two years.
  • The UUFP (UU Foundation of Phoenix) which oversees the congregation's endowment and promotes legacy giving. The term of office is three years. 
  • The Nominating Committee with recruits’ candidates for the two Boards and itself. The term of office is two years.
  • The 2020-2021 UUCP Proposed Budget for the Congregation.
If you did not receive the packet via e-mail it is available on our website at:
Following the link above you will also find the
and the
Budget Review Meetings:
A combination of Board members, the Treasurer and Rev. Dance will be hosting the remaining 2 budget review meetings to walk you through the 2020-2021 budget and answer any questions you may have. We hope that if you are interested you will be able to join 1 of the remaining 2 meetings if you missed the 1st one.
The proposed budget can be found here: 2020-2021 UUCP Proposed Budget
Sunday, May 31st @ 12:30 pm
Rev. Christine + Board
Meeting ID: 919 5583 5990 | Password: 357583

 FINAL Budget Meeting #3
Monday, Jun 8, 2020
6:00 PM
Meeting ID: 96650645210
Password: 584444
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Earth Justice Ministry

Earth Justice Ministry will hold an informal chat on  Monday, June 1, 2020 @ 3:00 PM.  This is just to catch up with each other, share information and, possibly, write postcards or letters to our legislators.
To Join the Zoom Meeting, Click HERE
Meeting ID: 929 2570 4128 | Password: Earth0601
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Women's Ritual 

The Women's Ritual will have a zoom ritual on June 4 at 7:00. Any woman interested in attending should contact Pat Reed at  for further information.
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A Message from
The Safe Congregation Team  

The Safe Congregation Team has now published an online version of our Emergency Response Manual, accessible via Realm. From the UUCP website home page, click the Publications drop-down at the top of the page, please CLICK HERE for manual . You will come to another page directing you to click the link, bringing you to the Realm log-in page. Though not exactly bedside reading, it’s a good time to catch up on campus safety! We will be back together!  We welcome comments and suggestions, and will continue to imagine additions that address our post-corona virus world. To contact us:
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Civic Engagement Announcements

  • As you know, the UU the Vote campaign is advocating for universal vote by mail. For this to work (and for many other reasons), a fully-funded postal service is essential. Read more about efforts to undermine the postal service and support full funding by signing this online petition.
  • See maps here showing how COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting the Navajo Nation. Go to to learn more and to find out how to be an ally to our Navajo brothers and sisters.
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Looking for a way to support your UUCP community members who have been affected by COVID? 
We are looking for people to make and store batches of soup that can be delivered to people that are sick and in isolation. If you would prefer not to deliver the soup, we will have people available to pick up the soup and deliver it when it is needed.

Link for more details to MAKE AND STORE
Link to DELIVER SOUP:   
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Worship Next Week 6/7/2020

"Yes, And"

Led By: Amy McKlindon

The first rule of improv - “yes, and” - requires comedians to accept what others put forward and build on it through their own contributions.
We’ll explore how this simple principle can create space for the dualities of life, leading to stronger relationships and deeper personal understanding.
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How do UU Worship:

Since online worship is still new to us and those of us leading worship can’t see what you’re doing, would you be willing to answer six quick questions about how you worship online with us? It should take you about 30 seconds. Thank you.

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(UU Justice Arizona):
Justice in the
Time of Pandemic

From the $11,000 of #ShareMyCheck funds raised in Prescott to be distributed to undocumented folks and mixed status families... to the trucks, SUVs, and vans full of supplies driven by UUs in Phoenix to the Black Mesa community on the Navajo Nation, UU's have been showing up and living our values during this pandemic! Have you taken action for justice in the past few months? Please take our two-question survey by June 13th. Links are also provided to participate now if you'd like... and then check your action off the list!
UUJAZ Book Group

Its more important than ever to stay justice centered in our faith, as decisions made now will affect climate justice and structural inequity for years to come. Join Rev. Tina Squire the third Friday of each month at noon for a book discussion.

June will feature On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal, just in time for author Naomi Klein's Ware Lecture at this year's GA.
Sign up here:  

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Stewardship Update
Our March month-long stewardship drive is over, but we are still hoping to get 100% of congregational participation. We still need forms from many of you. You may complete your commitment form online by clicking complete your pledge form online here . Or, you may enter your pledge amount and payment information in Realm (please select the drop-down to indicate "2020-2021 Pledge").
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In this time, please be courteous to the health and well being of Stephanie and Manuel, as they are the only two authorized to enter the Congregation at this time. If for any reason you need something from the building, please reach out to Rev. Christine Dance ( ) and Stephanie Breidel-Vigil ( ) to make arrangements.
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UUA General Assembly is Now Virtual
June 24 th through June 28 th . General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Attendees worship, witness, learn, connect, and make policy for the Association through democratic process. Due to the Covid 19 Epidemic, the 2020 GA will be entirely virtual. Virtual Registrants may watch and ask questions in live sessions including workshops and business sessions (mini-assemblies, hearings, etc).   Voting Delegates   are also able to propose amendments in the live business sessions, participate in debates, and vote in general sessions.

Virtual registration for General Assembly is $150 per person. Registration for General Assembly is the same process for   delegates   and non-delegates. To learn more about GA, please visi t  
  • Eligibility: You must be a member of UUCP to be a voting delegate. Non-members are welcome to attend as well.

If you would like to be a delegate for UUCP, please submit this online form:
This is a great opportunity to connect with UU’s around the country.
Our very own Benjie Messer will be the Music Coordinator this year.
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Staying Connected

It's important for all of us in the UUCP community to stay connected. We encourage any group that was meeting at UUCP before the closures to consider meeting again virtually. Small groups are asked to set up regular Zoom meetings. Please contact our administrative assistant Stephanie at to schedule a room and a Zoom tutorial if you need it.
Do you have something that you’d like to lead on Zoom to help us stay connected? Please send your ideas to Reverend Christine at .   We are always looking for new ways to connect as a community.
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Receiving Suspicious Emails
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 scammers have been sending out fictitious emails claiming to be Rev. Christine. Please be aware of emails asking for assistance or requesting you to purchase something. Rev. Christine will NEVER ask for money or gift cards over email. If you receive an email like this, please delete it.
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Pastoral Care

In this difficult time, we encourage you to connect with our community and find support and comfort here. Please refer to the UUCP Website and the Pastoral Care Information and Requests link to request support, or provide volunteer support.

  • If you have not been contacted and wish to be included in a system of periodic check-ins, please email
  • By now, you should have heard from a Neighborhood connector —please make use of this opportunity and know that we have a network if we need it. 
  • Please let Rev. Christine know if you are showing symptoms of Covid-19 ( 
  • Please contact Rev. Christine if you have lost your employment. We don’t have tons of resources, but we’d love to support you however we can.
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