March 19, 2020
This Week
This Week   
Sunday, March 22 ONLINE at  10:00am  
Maybe Something Beautiful
Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford 
 
Share the Plate:       
We Share the Plate this month with SAFE: Stop Abuse for Everyone.   
The SAFE Alliance exists to stop abuse for everyone by serving the survivors of child abuse, sexual assault and exploitation, and domestic violence. We are dedicated to ending violence through prevention, advocacy, and comprehensive services for individuals, families, and communities that have been affected by abuse.
   
February Share the Plate total: $1119.94
LunchCounts!
 
A Few Words from the Minister...
Don't Spread Germs - Or Anxiety
It has been documented that one of the most difficult feelings for humans to withstand is uncertainty. And anxiety is contagious.   Read more
A Few Words from the DLFD...
(Director of Lifespan Faith Development)
Online Learning & Faith Development  
Here' what you need to know... read more

Special Notices
Preparing to Get the Most Out of Sunday's Service
Get ready to worship in a completely new way!  Read more

Draft Minutes for Policy Committee Meetings
The draft minutes for the February regular Policy Committee meeting can be found here. The draft minutes for the emergency Policy Committee meeting that was held last Sunday can be found here.
 
Sack Lunch with the Minister Goes Virtual 
Wednesdays at noon.  
Sack Lunch with the Minister will be virtual instead of in person.   Join us:  https://uuma.zoom.us/j/590764422

Geo Groups. Are You in One?  
We're in the process of creating "Geo Groups" of Live Oak members -- mapping out where everyone lives, then creating groups of people who live in the same geographic area.  Read more 
  
Worldwide Healthcare Comparison 
The Everyday Relationships Women's Covenant Group has been busy!  One member said she'd like to know more about the health care systems models in other countries as we prepare for upcoming elections. So we took the topic and ran with it. We analyzed nine countries' healthcare systems' flaws and successes.   We'd like to share the chart we created.  
Note: These are for informational purposes only. If you look at two web sites, you'll likely get two slightly different numbers, dollars spent or required, and so on.
 
Cancelled:
Labyrinth Birthday Walk on March 22nd

Postponed:
Campout &  Talent Show
Watch for new dates as they become known

ENRICH CONNECTIONS
Have a great potential member? Concerned that someone is struggling to find their place? Contact the Membership Team and we can reach out. Email: membership@liveoakuu.org 
 
In the Community
UBarU Upcoming Retreats & Camps 
Women-Aligned Retreat April 17-19
Writer's Weekend May 1-3
Family Camp May 22-25
Summer Youth camps June & July (based on age)
Visit UBarU.org for more information
 
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