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Spots are going fast for these exciting September and October events!


Friday, September 18th at 5:30 on Zoom
We will explore the history, the process of distillery and imbibe in the Spirit of Tequila.
Learn how to appreciate it, when to to drink it and see what you've been missing.
All supplies will be provided and delivered to you!

Saturday September 19th at 6:00 pm on Jan S's patio.
Join Jan S on her back porch for drinks and appetizers.
Come with your masks and be ready to social distance, relax and enjoy a beautiful September evening together!
If we are lucky, we might even have a campfire in my new firepit!

Saturday, September 26th at 4:30 pm
Join Vivian on one of two decks for appropriate social distancing and a box Chinese dinner and drinks (tea, wine, beer)
Pao Pao Platter for appetizer
Linger for conversation, coffee or tea, sake
Choose your entree from the Chef's Specials at Cherry Village Asian Grill

delivered on Tuesday, October 6
We will make and deliver a fresh dinner including:
Lasagna (vegetarian, not vegan) includes some homegrown vegetables! Your choice of Red or Pesto sauce!
Salad
Garlic bread
Beverage (your choice wine or sparkling water)
Dessert


Click here to see the Online Catalog.

Donations should be emailed to Auction Committee.

Three times the Fun!
(We will be having 3 parts to our Auction this year!)

The Prelude
A series of virtual and outdoor gatherings to happen during September and October!
The Online Auction
At the end of October. (more info coming soon)
The Gala
November 14th, Save the Date!


Click here to see the Online Catalog.

Register to Vote
If you are not registered to vote, please do so! (Click on the vote button above to register)
2020 Census
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Calendar & Upcoming Events
This Week
Committee on Share Ministry
Monday, September 14, 6:30 pm
Contact: Fran L
 
The COSM is dedicated to growing our Vision, ensuring we live together in Right Relation, and conducting ministerial oversight and connection. All of our PrairieUU community members are welcome to join us for the first 30 minutes from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm. If you are unable to make it to our meeting, you can always leave a message in our Suggestion Box.
MUUved to Action (M2A)
Tuesday, September 15, 6:30 PM
 
Our special guest at this online M2A meeting is Omar Montgomery. Omar is a community leader, a former Aurora mayoral candidate, and president of the Aurora NAACP. He also is on several community police oversight committees. The focus of our conversation for this meeting will be police reform. Please invite others to join us!

MUUved to Action group is a sub-group of our Justice League that meets weekly (except for the fourth Tuesday) as a result of being called by our members to "not sleep through the revolution". We meet to address the urgent and immediate calls for justice action in our community. We are also joined by other Denver Metro UUs and community members.
Finance Committee
Wednesday, September 16, 6:00 pm 
Contact: Clark H.
Our Finance Committee is vital to the life of the congregation. The committee with the Board of Trustees oversees the overall financial health of the congregation as well as fundraising, canvass (pledge drive), and auction.

Items that will be discussed at this meeting include the current status of Prairie's finances and ways that Prairie might raise extra funds. 

Any PrairieUU member who might wish to join the Committee should contact Clark Huff.
Youth and Young Adult Movie Night 
Wednesday, 7:00 pm  
Google Meet (BOT Meeting link)
Contact: Calisse W
 
The Youth and Young Adult Movie Night is cancelled this week as the Board of Trustees meeting is tonight.

Please join the PrairieUU Board of Trustees at Google Meet at 7:00 pm. It will be fun and you will be able to see our own Wonder Woman, Vivian L - Board President in action!
Board of Trustees
Wednesday, September 16, 7:00 pm 
Contact: Vivian L
 
The Board will be discussing our 2020/2021 goals, sharing an update on Pastor AJ's contract for 2020/2021, and clarifying the Board's role in relationship to standing committees, defined in the Bylaws.

Members and Friends are invited to attend.  A special time 7:15 pm to 7:30 pm will be open for members to share their ideas and concerns. The meeting is listed on the PrairieUU Calendar and can be accessed by clicking on the event or clicking the link ‘Google Meet' above.
Membership Committee
Thursday, September 17, 6:30 pm
Contact: Brenda P
 
This is the membership committee’s first meeting in this new fiscal year. If you would like more information or are interested in joining this committee, please contact Brenda P, the Membership Committee chair.
Auction Committee
Thursday, September 17, 7:00 pm
Contact: Jan S.
 
Please join us for the Auction Committee meeting.
Sunday, September 20, 6:30 pm
Speaker: Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons

Join us for a speaker series featuring nationally known UU Religious People of Color as we explore what it means to be Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPoC) in the UUA and the Larger Community.

Register here.

Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons, a consulting minister - Diverse Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural Ministries, Community Minister - Church of the Larger Fellowship, is the Speaker on September 20.

Download the PDF of the Speaker series here.
Every Week
The Breakroom
M-Th, 10:30 am

Contact: Pastor AJ

Please join us because after all, where do the best conversations often happen? In the Breakroom! Let's meet in our PrairieUU Breakroom to have a morning chat and a cup of coffee together. No agenda! Let's just get together for casual conversation.
Tech Talk Tuesday
Tuesday, 4:00 pm
Contact: Rhonda W

Each week we will be having a short tutorial on G-Suite and Breeze followed by a Q/A session.
During this time we may not be able to get out and be with our family and friends, communications via Video Conferencing, and social media are needed more than ever. If you have a question or can you help someone else with Tech? Computers, Phones and Tablets? During this hour we work through getting you up and running to be in better communications with our PrairieUU community and your other personal networks.
Happy Hour
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00 pm
Contact: Pastor AJ

Where does everyone know your name? Happy Hour!

Let's just share a virtual appetizer and beverage together.
MUUved to Action (M2A)
2nd, 3rd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 PM

Join us for our next MUUved to Action meeting. MUUved to Action group is a sub-group of our Justice League that meets weekly as a result of being called by our members to "not sleep through the revolution". We meet to address the urgent and immediate calls for justice action in our community. We are also joined by other Denver Metro UUs and community members.
Candles and Conversation
Wednesday, 2:00 pm
Contact: Pastor AJ

You are invited to light a virtual candle with Pastor AJ Blackwood and members of our Caring Circle community. The foundation of our community is built on caring for each other. Candles of Community allows us to share with our gathered community. Join us and share with anything that is bringing you personal joy or sorrow It is a reminder that none of us here walks alone.
Youth and Young Adult Movie Night 
Wednesday, 6:30 pm  
Contact: Denard T or Calisse W
 


This is space for Middle/Senior High Youth and 20something Young Adults from our PrairieUU and local community to gather together. Join us for conversation, spiritual growth, and social activities.

Please join us on Wednesday, September 23 to view:

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All-American football player and first-round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.
PrairieUU Pagans or Curious
Fridays, 4:00 pm
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Contact: Cindy W

A place for all our Earth worshipers and Pagans to check-in and find out what's going on in our Pagan world and current events with our Great Mother. We will be chatting how we want our group to look when we are back in a building! Curious? Come ask questions!
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Mon-Thur - 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Office Hours - M-Th 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Phone/Text: 720-549-0530
Schedule an Appointment via Google Calendar


Office Hours - M-Th 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Phone/Text - 720-549-0531
Schedule an Appointment via Google Calendar
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Music Director - Eric Moon
Choir Director - Paul Ermisch
LifeSpan Coordinator - Jen Simon
 PrairieUU Board of Trustees:
Vivian Littlefield, President
Brenda Peterson, Vice President
Kim Murray, Secretary
Clark Huff, Treasurer
Fran Lukaszewski, Ministerial Support
Marjorie Bezdek, Ministerial Support
Jan Cruz, Mission & Vision
Susan Ermisch, Mission & Vision
Samera Baird, Right Relations
Allyson Gunn, Right Relations
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Core Team - All Things Sunday Morning
Justice League - Social, Environmental Justice
LifeSpan - Religious Exploration for all ages
Membership - Visitors, becoming a Covenantal member
Mailing Address:
PrairieUU Church
P.O. Box 1684
Parker, CO 80134