October 2021 CONNECTIONS Monthly Newsletter for UU Miami Members & Friends
Wear a Mask as an Expression of Love
This Sunday, October 3
In-Person and YouTube
Sunday, October 3
11:00 a.m.
Animal Companion Blessing after the service. Bring your animal, a photo of your animal or your stuffed animal
by Reverend Tom Capo
After-Service Boxed Lunches
Available for a $5 Donation when there is After-Service Programming on Campus
Sunday, October 3
12:30 p.m. ( Hybrid)
Emerson Room and Zoom
Religious Exploration for Children and Youth SUNDAY, October 3
Happy Childcare (ages 0-3)
Natural Beings in a Natural World for Children (ages 4-11)
Coming of Age for Teens (ages 12-17)
Children (4-11)  
Natural Beings in a Natural World
with Guest: Betty Osceola

Coming of Age for Teens (ages 12-17)
Our Whole Lives at UCC

Activities This Coming Week
Join Us in the Sanctuary 
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Come wearing your masks
Saturday, October 2
11:00 a.m.

Facilitated by Shae, Ministerial Intern
Monday, October 4 & 11
6:00 p.m. (Zoom)
This is a Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Tapestry of Faith curriculum to foster cross-cultural skill building and to nurture a multiculturally competent and actively anti-racist congregation.
Upcoming Sunday Services in October
October Worship Theme: Cultivating Relationships
Sunday Services at 11:00 a.m.
In Person in our Sanctuary
Livestreamed on YouTube

Our Social Justice Partner this month:
Florida Rising
(more info under Congregational Life)
by Reverend Tom Capo

by Shae, Ministerial Intern
by Reverend Tom Capo

by Reverend Tom Capo
October 10 & October 24
12:30 p.m. (Zoom)
Wednesday October 13 
 7:00 p.m. (Zoom)
Clyde Hall: Ceremonial Leader
of the Dance
Wednesday, October 20
7:00 p.m. (Zoom)
Humanist Bi-Monthly Discussion
by Jafrikayiti Jean Elissaint Saint-Vil
Sunday, October 24
Hybrid (Emerson Room & Zoom)
1:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Reverend Tom Capo
Wednesday, October 27
7:00 p.m. (Zoom)
Facilitated by Reverend Tom Capo
Sunday, October 17 After Service
Sanctuary 1:00 p.m.
Martha Capo will lead a drum circle . Anyone who wishes to join is welcome, no drumming experience needed.
YOGA with Luz
All Classes In-Person & on Zoom
in our Sanctuary at 9:30 a.m.
Gentle, Hatha, & Prana Yoga,
+ brief Meditations with
our in-house Yoga Instructor, Luz
Classes also accessible via Zoom
with Rev. Tom
Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.
20-minute Zoom session

Congregational Life
Our Social Justice partner this month, receiving half of our Offertory: Florida Rising: "We build independent power that centers on historically marginalized communities so everyday Floridians shape the future." More info at https://floridarising.org/
Please Donate Non-Perishables
Let's keep the spirit of giving alive year-round. Please bring an item (toiletries new underwear & non-perishables) for our service partners, Camillus House, Chapman Partnership and Bridge to Hope and leave it in the donation box in the UU campus breezeway. Thanks for your generosity! Thanks to Janice Hynes & Kathy Pilafian for transporting the items to our service partners!
Attention Shoppers!
By clicking here: smile.amazon.com, 
your purchases can support 
the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami
Events are listed on our website's interactive calendar. Just click on the event and the details will pop up as they become available.
UU Miami YouTube Channel
Click here for the link to our YouTube Channel: On this channel you will find past services, short reflective pieces (less than 10 minutes), and this is the channel where you can connect with our UU Miami livestream at 11 AM EST on Sunday mornings.
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Reverend Tom Capo's Blog
To view Rev. Tom's latest sermons, visit 
Stay Connected!
If you want to set up a Zoom discussion with people in the congregation to stay connected, please call UUMiami at 305-667-3697 or email admin@uumiami.org.
Feeling the Buzz, Dreaming a Dream
Office Hours
Get in touch with us by calling 305-667-3697
or by emailing our Administrator at Admin@uumiami.org
Sexton: Monday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00 a.m. till noon and remotely via email
Minister: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 11:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. and remotely via email
Administrator: Tuesday, Thursday: 11:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. and remotely via email
Our Minister at Minister@uumiami.org
Our Sexton at Facilities@uumiami.org
Our Music Director: MusicDir@uumiami.org
Our Religious Explorations Coordinator: RE@uumiami.org

Submissions for the WEEKLY UPDATE
should be sent to admin@uumiami.org by noon on Monday. 
Submissions for the MONTHLY CONNECTIONS are due on the 15th of the prior month. Edits may be necessary for concision, clarity, or style.
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UU Miami is committed to promoting a culture of inclusivity & anti-discrimination as noted in our bylaws: “The Congregation declares & affirms its special responsibility to promote the full participation of persons of any race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, ability, affectional or sexual orientation, age, language, citizenship status, economic status, or national origin in all of its activities, without requiring adherence to any particular interpretation of religion or to any particular religious belief or creed. As a Welcoming Congregation, we dedicate ourselves to intentional practices of Right Relationship- in language and in action- that promote equity, diversity, and inclusion for all.”
UU Miami: A Spiritual Hub for Progressive
Thinkers & Doers in Greater Miami!