This Sunday, June 10
Sharing the Journey
Service Leader: Rev. Margret A. O’Neall
Sunday, June 10, 10:30 AM in the Sanctuary
Where have we come from, what are we becoming, where are we going? In the past months we have journeyed through the first phase of this transitional time, honoring the past, looking forward to adventures ahead. How do we stay open to possibility as the future unfolds before us?
Share the Plate with Homeless ID Project
Sunday, June 10, 10:30 AM in the Sanctuary
Homeless ID Project is the only organization in Arizona with its sole mission to help men, women, and children experiencing homelessness to rebuild their lives by obtaining their identification.  Identification is the first step in maintaining self-sufficiency. Since 1988, the Homeless ID Project has specialized in helping clients obtain the identification and documents they need to apply for jobs, access housing programs, seek medical help, enroll in school, and qualify for social service programs. All of these service are funded by private donations, we receive no government funding. We are a 501(c)(3) non profit, and qualify for the Arizona tax credit for donations to qualified organizations.
New Inquirers Series at UUCP
Sunday, June 10, 11:45 AM in Annex B
Inquirers is a series for anyone who would like to meet others and learn more about “how we do church” at UUCP. Each week after service join other newcomers, members, lay leaders and the membership team for a half hour of building connections and growing relationships. The second half hour explores changing topics each week, that go deeper into an area of ministry within our congregation. Upcoming Inquirers topics include Children’s Ministry, Unicare, Social Justice, Membership and Congregational history.
This week's topic: Membership

Are you curious about our brand new Pathway to Membership? Come find out what being a member of UUCP entails
Next Sunday, June 17
When someone told me I lived in a fantasyland, I almost fell off my unicorn
Service Leader:  Earle Canfield 
Sunday, June 17, 10:30 AM in the Sanctuary
Participating joyfully in the sorrows of the world, Earle Canfield, founder of the NGO ANSWER Nepal explores the concept of happiness. Now going into his eighth decade, he realizes that in following his bliss, his life from academics to medicine to educating children in Nepal was simply a quest to explore what makes him happy.
Learn More About the HAPPINESS NGO - Changing Lives in Nepal
June 17, 11:45 AM in the Sanctuary
Visit with Earle Canfield, founder of ANSWER Nepal and master of "sharing joyfully in the sorrows of the world." UU's from across the country have meaningful relationships through this micro non-profit by supporting the private education of carefully chosen lower caste Nepali children. Some of our UUCP congregation members will share their personal letters and experiences about their sponsorship and the life-altering journeys of their students. Earle will tell his story of founding ANSWER Nepal and there will be an opportunity to select and sponsor a student (or share in the sponsorship) for those interested. Don't miss this opportunity!
Questions? Call Dave Cunningham 480-363-6516, Bonnie Cunningham 480-231-6234
New Inquirers Series at UUCP
Sunday, June 17, 11:45 AM after service in Annex B
This week the Inquirers will attend Answer Napal presentation.
Upcoming Events
Passing of Former UUCP Member
Ginny Gross, who was active in this congregation when her husband, Rev. Fritz Hudson served here 1991-1998, died suddenly of a massive heart attack on Saturday, May 26 in Lincoln, Nebraska where they had retired. The Memorial Worship Service to Honor the Life of Ginny Gross will be held: Friday, June 29, 4:00 PM, at the Unitarian Church, 6300 A Street, Lincoln NE 68510
Memorial Donations to Planned Parenthood of the Heartland .
Choose “I’d like to make this gift in honor or memory of someone special” and “In memory of” and enter “Ginny Gross”

By mail at: 5631 S. 48th Street. Suite 100, Lincoln NE 68516 
  (enter “Ginny Gross Memorial” in the check’s Memo Line)

Written Remembrances are invited to: the Gross-Hudson family (addresses below) Write 50-100 words recounting an experience you had with Ginny that really showed her spirit. Selected remembrances will be read in the Memorial Service. All remembrances will be collected and distributed upon request.

The Gross-Hudson family –Fritz, spouse; Eric, son; Sally, daughter- may be contacted:
- by email at
- by mail at 7901 Lake Street, Lincoln NE 68506
Summer Office Hours at UUCP
The office will only be open from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM with very limited staffing this summer. If you have financial or pledge questions, please email , and Christine Marshall will get back to you as soon as she can.

Christine will be here at UUCP on Sundays as well for any office needs.
Maryland School Project Needs Volunteers
Maryland School, our partner school, is in the process of some updating this summer - classroom painting and new carpeting. The facility manager is short staffed and has reached out to see if some people might be to help with painting for a few days/hours during the next month (inside with air-conditioning!) .
You would be able to talk with the facility manager to schedule whatever time you are able to commit. If this looks like something you could help with, please contact Cathy Kim at . How great it will be to refresh these classrooms for students and teachers! Many thanks.
Passing of a UUCP Member

Our condolences are with the family of Helen Votichenko, who passed away on May 4 at age 98. A memorial service will be held at UUCP at 10:00 AM on Saturday July 7.
Do you have a Social Justice Issue for the back tables?

If you have an issue, petition or handout, apply for a spot by filling out the form below. Please give at least one week notice.
Congregational Administrator Job Announcement
The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.
UUCP is seeking to hire a full-time Congregational Administrator. The Congregational Administrator works as part of a dynamic and collaborative staff team, bringing administrative leadership and creativity to support the vision of the congregation to be theologically diverse, radically inclusive and justice centered, working to become a diverse, multicultural, multiracial community. The ideal candidate will have education in public or business administration or a related field (bachelor’s level required); 3-5 years experience in management of complex organizations with significant experience in church, social service agencies, non-profits or related field, including financial and property management. Key skill areas include strong verbal and written communication skills; strong organizational skills; demonstrated ability to supervise; experience in financial planning and analysis, human resources, information technology; organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning; demonstrated success developing and monitoring systems to manage both operational and programmatic work that involve high levels of collaboration.
UUCP is a UUA fair compensation employer. Start date is summer 2018. Request more information and full position description from . Applicants will be asked to provide a résumé and cover letter outlining relevant experience and interest in the position. For preferred consideration, send application materials by June 30, 2018. You can read more about this position at .
Sangha Buddhist Group
Tuesday, June 12, 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary
We will start the meeting with 30 minutes of meditation followed by a dharma reading and discussion. You need not be a Buddhist to attend, just interested in your spiritual growth. If you have questions, contact Donna Featherston at 602-997-7996.
End Family Separation Town Hall
Thursday, June 12, 6:00 PM at First Church UCC - 1407 N. 2nd St.
Recent federal policy changes now criminalize those who cross the border seeking asylum, send parents to jail and send their children to distant facilities. This meeting will educate and mobilize for action.  
Women’s Ritual 
Thursday, June 21, 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary 
Join a group of women for earth-centered rituals that honor the season, the phases of the moon and personal spirituality. Each month, a different participant will plan a ritual for everyone to engage in. This month we will be honoring the sacred masculine. Contact Pat Reed for more information at
Calling All Artists!
The Sanctuary Art Team is calling all artists who are members and/or friends of UUCP to participate in the 2018 fall art show. It’s time to get your artwork ready. Set up for the show will be Saturday September 1, 2018. For forms and information about how to participate contact Bill Snowden at 623-341-6189 or
Justice Ministries Tables
Governor Ducey has still not decided how to spend the $57 Million Arizona got from the VW Settlement. Our partner, CHISPA, would appreciate your sending a green postcard, available at the tables in the back today, to urge him to spend it on electric school buses for high pollution and asthma school districts.  
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