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UUCW E-News
This Sunday, September 22, 2019
10:00 am
" EarthSpirit Mabon, the Autumn Equinox "
EarthSpirit Team,
the Rev. Suzelle Lynch,
and YOU! 

At the autumn equinox, the harvest is winding down.
With stories, songs, and rituals, we pause to honor the changing seasons and give thanks
for what we have.
CHURCH LIFE

Join UUCW & Earth Ministry Team in the Global Climate Strike on September 20th

Y outh climate activists are calling on all of us to join in the Global Climate Strike and disrupt business as usual, and UUCW is joining the strike. The Church Office will be closed Friday September 20 to allow our employees to participate in the Climate Strike.  Questions? Contact Rev. Suzelle Lynch
UUCW Celebrates Membership Anniversaries

Congratulations to Melissa Taylor who is celebrating her 2nd anniversary and to Robert and Caryl Sewell who are celebrating their 15th anniversary!
Do You Need a Listener?

Everybody needs a listening ear,
or a shoulder to lean on.

The Lay Pastoral Care Team
can be there for you.
Build 2020 Update

Thank you for your patience.
Share the gift of
spiritual connection in
Soul Circles

Helping participants discover new truths about their lives and explore deeper ways of being authentic and whole.
The Welcome Team is looking for new smiling faces!

Join the team that greets people on Sundays and helps visitors find their way. This is a opportunity for those who have limited time to volunteer, those new to the church, or who are wanting to meet new people.
Learn More about UUCW and Unitarian Universalism!
Register for UU Orientation
Two-session class
Sundays, October 13 and 20
11:45 am -1:45 pm

UU Orientation is for newcomers and those interested in becoming members of UUCW.
Childcare can be provided with registration before October 1.
It’s time to sign up for Children's Choir!

The first performance of the Children's Choir will be
Sunday, October 13.
FELLOWSHIP & LEARNING
The Committee on Ministry Task Force has been conducting interviews with UUCW leaders and with other congregations. They would like to hear from you, too! 

Stop by for a conversation or
to sign-up for an interview in the Community Room after service this Sunday. 

For more information, please contact CoMTF Chair Laurie Boddie .
Bring-a-Friend Sunday and
the Annual UUCW Activity Fair
is October 6 after service.

This is the perfect opportunity to learn more about groups that interest you (or your friend) and discover ways you can get involved. Talk with group members and facilitators. All are welcome to explore, connect, and join.
You Can Create
an Affinity Group

Affinity Groups help connect people with others who have similar interests in our church. If you have an interest that you believe aligns with our UU beliefs and you would like to lead the church community in by forming an Affinity Group, contact Brianna Laux Kocis.
Tap Roots:
A Pub Spirituality Group
“Living With and
Without Expectations.”

 Monday, September 23
7:00 pm
The Silver Spur
13275 W Watertown Plank Rd.
Elm Grove
September Library News

Jordi Bonet Books from
the Lilo Sewell collection
are now available for viewing
in the Library.

Plus, retired library books are free for the taking in the Community Room after service all through September.
Autumn Equinox Song Circle
Friday September 20
7:00-8:30pm
Come and celebrate the autumn equinox in song!
 
This adult Song Circle is open to the public, so bring your friends. Singing together is fun, and good for you, too - hope to see you there!
The first production of this year’s DUUversity Theatre Group season: Fires in the Mirror: Crown Height, Brooklyn and Other Identities

Sunday, September 22 at 2:00 pm
Studio Theatre of
Broadway Theatre Center
158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee
LIVING OUR VALUES
"Water, Water, everywhere.
And not a drop to drink... "
The Coalition on Lead Emergency presents
The Lead Free Summit

Thursday, Sept. 26
Hephatha Lutheran Church
1720 W. Locust St.
Doors open at 5:30 pm
Sign Up for Milwaukee's Guest House
Saturday, September 21

A few more dishes are needed. Sign up online.
Fall Decorations and Costumes Donation Rotation
Sunday, September 29

Do you have Halloween costumes you have been meaning to donate? Or how about Halloween, Thanksgiving, or fall decorations?

Give or Take - It's all FREE! 
September Split the Plate Recipient
Kathy's House

Providing affordable lodging and caring support in a “home away from home” environment for families who travel to Milwaukee for medical care. 
September Donations go to Wauwatosa Food Pantry

Tosa Food Pantry has partnered with the Hunger Task Force and will focus on healthy choices such as canned tuna and canned chicken, although all donations will gratefully be accepted.
Photo of the Week
Last week, Teachers and Advisors were recognized for their time, gifts, and diversity of belief and practice that they bring to our Religious Education program at Sunday's Dedication Ceremony. While all teachers, new and experienced, are greatly appreciated, Dawn Heller and Kristin Fewel were recognized for their long service (23 and 39 years, respectfully).
Next Sunday, September 29, 2019
10:00 am
"Border Crossing: Sustainable Social Activism
and the Risk of Relationship"
UUCW Member Lynn Kapitan
Worship Leader: Eddee Daniel

Lynn Kapitan will offer thoughts from her long-term commitment to social activism as a cross-cultural researcher in Latin America.

We will contemplate the potential moral and spiritual lessons that arrive with the risk of relationship during times of political crisis.
UUCW's monthly
West Wind newsletter features
in-depth articles and announcements.
Download the September edition or previous editions now.
Come  as  you   are  - leave inspired!