WEEKLY UPDATE | June 16-22, 2019
Summer Services June-August
Joy Is An Act of Resistance
Rev. Laura Randall
Sunday, June 16 | 10am
Our Guest Worship Leader, The Rev. Laura Randall, is the Legacy Campaign Director at our Unitarian Universalist Association, helping individuals and congregations nurture the faith we love through legacy giving. She is the Affiliate Community Minister at the Unitarian Universalist Area Church in Sherborn, Massachusetts. Laura serves on the board of Healing Moments Alzheimer's Ministry and has also served as a hospice chaplain and consultant. Laura lives in Medford, Massachusetts with her spouse, Luke, and their two dogs.
Children and Youth Programming
Children's RE Program Summer Break Begins
Starting this Sunday, June 16th, the children's RE program goes on Summer Break. This means that we have no formal program until after Labor Day, although keep an eye out for a couple special Sundays when we'll have a children's program around ethical eating. Although there are no volunteer teachers and staff leading classes during the summer, the nursery will be open for use with some toys, books and activities. Parents/guardians are responsible for watching their children. If you have any questions, contact Mark LaPointe, DCLL.
This Week
See Local Theater and Rev. Vicki!
Join us Friday, June 14 at 8pm
Join some of your fellow congregants as we attend a theater production involving Rev Vicki! She is performing as part of a production of the play Assassins at Arts After Hours in Downtown Lynn. As the name suggests, it is not a child friendly play. Performances span two upcoming weekends. Michael Celona is organizing a group to see the performance on Friday, June 14th at 8pm; check with him to see if tickets are still available for this group gathering. Tickets are $25. If interested in joining, please email him at michaelcelona@yahoo.com or call 978 835 7724.
North Shore Pride Parade and Festival - Salem MA
Come join us Saturday, June 22, for the North Shore Pride Parade and Pride Festival in Salem. Our church has been marching in support of LGBTQ people for years. It’s a good time and a chance to show who we are as a church.

Marchers gather at Shetland Park, 26 Congress St., Salem, from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. The parade steps off at noon and marchers will follow Congress Street to Derby Street, Washington Street, Essex Street and the Salem Common.

There will be church T-shirts for newcomers! Our church will also sponsor a table at the Pride Festival on the Salem Common from 1 to 5pm; volunteer table-sitters will be welcome. Let Jack Butterworth know if you can help.
Beach Service Sunday June 23 - Fisherman's Beach
Please join us for our Annual Beach Service at Firsherman's Beach in Swampscott
Sunday, June 23 - 10am

Help Needed! If you can help with set up and/or transporting supplies, please speak to Kenneth Griffith, Music Director, in person or by email at kengriffithii@gmail.com . Thank you!!
Fisherman's Beach is that little beach down on Humphrey Street that has a pier and launching ramp, next to the Swampscott Yacht club. There is a parking lot and street parking. We will hold the service indoors at the church only if it is raining . Pray for good weather!
You're Invited to ECCO's Annual Boat Cruise Fundraiser
Sunday, June 23 – 7:00-9:30pm
(Arrive by 6:45 pm to get on the boat!)
The Social Justice Ministry Team invites you to the best social justice dance party of the summer! Join us for an evening of shmoozing, DJ inspired dancing, and cash bar/light refreshments with ECCO’s vibrant and diverse community.
Reserve Your Tickets!: Tickets are $50, $25 for kids Click here for tickets ! If you can't attend (which we would regret) but want to provide for a scholarship ticket, you can do so through this link. You can pay online or send a check to ECCO at 74 S. Common St, Lynn, MA, 01902 . Please feel free to contact Debbie Boggs (781-258-1353 or daboggs@gmail.com ) for additional information. Hope to see you on the 23rd!
June 50/50 Sunday Offertory:
The Clara Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc.
The Clara Barton Camp was created in 1932 by Dr. Elliot P. Joslin and Universalist Women. It was a dream of Clara Barton to help children with diabetes. Today the camp now known as the Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc. is internationally recognized for its many programs serving children, families and young adults. It is an independent non-profit facility dedicated exclusively to educating young people and those who care for them. It also provides a place for children and families to turn for fun, support and inspiration.
The Barton Center Mission Statement: To improve the lives of children with insulin-dependent diabetes through education, recreation, and support programs which inspire and empower.
The Social Justice Ministry Team will match total donations received up to $500. The Unitarian Universalist Women of Greater Lynn thank you for your generosity. Please make checks payable to the Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc.
Don't Forget to Stop By Our Fair Trade Sales Area!
French Roast & Breakfast Blend K Cups
Now at Reduced Price!
K-Cup Coffee, regularly priced at $7.75 for a box of twelve servings, is now on sale at the Denominational Connections Fair Trade sales area for $6.00 per package. Although the Best By Date of March 29 has passed, the coffee is fully fresh and flavorful. The box, the cups, and the lids are fully recyclable.
H A W C - When you travel this summer . . .
Don't forget to save hotel/travel-sized toiletries for HAWC. For many years, the UUW has been preparing gift bags every Christmas to donate to " H ealing A buse W orking for C hange" which was founded over 35 years ago. This organization serves 23 cities and towns from Saugus to Cape Ann with local offices in Lynn and Salem. HAWC serves individuals affected by domestic abuse. Its mission is to "support the healing process of abuse and to change social norms and behaviors that perpetrate violence and oppression". They are always very grateful for our church's generosity.
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