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This Sunday, May 19, 2019
9:15 and 11:00 am
The Gifts You Bring
Multigenerational Flower Communion
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch  

We celebrate the time-honored ritual of Flower Communion in a new way this year! Please bring a flower to church for each member of your family.

Special music provided by the UUCW Choir — it’s also Teacher and Volunteer Recognition Sunday!
Childcare available for
youth 4K and under.
CHURCH LIFE
We Love Our
UUCW Volunteers!

Please join us for
this Sunday's special service to be recognized for your generous work.

Volunteers in attendance will be eligible to win a prize.
We Received 193
One-Service Sunday Surveys!

Your ideas and opinions are important to us. We are currently reviewing all the responses.

Thank you to those who completed the survey.
Build 2020 Update:
Getting Closer to Construction?

An update from Phil Kroner, Chair of the Build 2020
Task Force
Children’s Summer Program
May 26 - Sept. 2, 10 - 11 am
Join us for a summer filled
with games and activities.
 
Friendship Finders Nursery - 4K
Discover new friends as we read stories, play games, and sing songs.

UU Play! Kindergarten - 5th Grade 
Children experience true learning when having fun so get ready for sharing, games, and activities.
Campus Clean Up Day
THIS SATURDAY, May 18
Anytime between
8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Pick a time to help care for the church property and socialize with church members.

If you can’t help with tasks, consider providing food for the work crew.
Youth Group
Car Wash Fundraiser
Sunday, May 19th

Bring your car to the west parking lot before the service
of your choice.

All donations appreciated.
Car-washing supplies also needed.
Young singers are invited
to perform in the
Father's Day
Children's Choir
on Sunday, June 16

The performance will include two songs and rehearsals will be Sundays, May 26 and June 2.
It's Your Last Chance
to Nominate
an Outstanding Person!

That Person Should Get an UUCW Annual Award.

Submission Deadline:
Sunday, May 19
FELLOWSHIP & LEARNING
Religious Education
 Council Potluck
Sunday, May 26
11:45 am to 2:00 pm
The RE Council invites all parents with children, and folks who would like to work with children to participate in an end of the year potluck.

Children are welcome to attend.
May is UU Wellspring Month

UU Wellspring is a year-long, intensive spiritual growth program. Registration for all 2019-2020 groups occurs in May.

Visit the UU Wellspring table in the Community Room each Sunday to meet past participants who can answer your questions.
Song Circle Celebrates Spring

Friday, May 17, 7:00 pm

Let's gather to celebrate our connected lives and the approaching warm summer months.

This adult Song Circle is open to the public, so bring your friends, too! 
Relational, One-To-One Meeting
Training Workshop
Thursday, May 30, 6-7:30 pm

Relational One-To-One Meetings provide the foundation for growing, strengthening, and unlocking new ideas for leaders in organizations.

This training is open to all
church members and friends.
Gen UU Shares Friendship

Join the young adult
(18-35 years-old)
community of UUCW.

Westallion Brewing Co.
1825 S 72nd St, West Allis

1:00 pm - Sunday, May 19
Bill Staines in Concert
Thursday, May 30 at 7:00 pm - Tickets now on sale!
Bill Staines is one of the most beloved singers on the
folk music scene today.
Come enjoy the entertaining blend of story and song.
New Summer Writers’ Group Begins Wednesday, June 5
at 1:00 pm

Meet six times this summer to develop your writer’s voice!

Sign-up this Sunday in the Community Room.
LIVING OUR VALUES
Guest House is Saturday, May 18

Several important items are needed:
3 main dishes
2 vegetable/fruit dishes
2 desserts

We also have room
for a few more servers. 
Start cleaning your closets...

The Dominican Republic Brigadistas will accept donations on
Sundays, June 9 and 16.

Start setting aside the following:
old suitcases, baseball supplies, summer clothes for kids, shoes, computer disks and CD's, laptop computers, and school supplies.
MICAH Annual Celebration
and Fundraiser

Thursday, May 23 - 6:00 pm

“We Still Have a Dream”
Keynote Speaker: Pastor Walter Lanier 

St. Matthew’s Ev. Lutheran Church
1615 Wauwatosa Ave., Wauwatosa
Implicit Bias Training
Saturday, June 8 at 8:30 am
MICAH offers an opportunity to learn about implicit racial bias.

Training and Lunch: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm (potluck, please bring a dish to share)
Cost: FREE!

Lake Park Lutheran Church
2647 N. Stowell Ave, Milwaukee
PrideFest Milwaukee is three days
of music, food, self-expression,
and family-friendly activities
held June 6-9.

Join the UU Presence
in the Milwaukee Pride Parade!
Sunday, June 9 starting at 2:00 pm
S. 2nd St. near Lapham Blvd. in Milwaukee
May Split the Plate
Supports DreamBikes

DreamBikes provides lifelong skills to their teen employees, helping them to find a bright future, and changing kids’ lives one bike at a time.
UUCW Donations Support Menomonee Falls Food Pantry

All types of non-perishable
food are needed!

Photo of the Week
The Woman's Book Group met on May 8 to discuss author Gertrude Bell . At one time, Gertrude Bell was was one of the most influential women in the British Empire and helped to establish the state of Iraq. The Women's Book Group meets all year round on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm. All are welcome.
Next Sunday, May 26, 2019
ONE SERVICE ONLY - 10:00 am
"Where Have All the Flowers Gone?"
A Service for Memorial Day
Steve Frey, Worship Leader

Memorial Day is a time to remember those who died while serving in the United States military. Today, with songs and readings, music and stories, we do the work of peace-building that is remembrance.

Music today from Lead Music Director Jennifer Nicolosi.
UUCW's monthly
West Wind newsletter features
in-depth articles and announcements.
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Come  as  you   are  - leave inspired!