We join together to encourage spiritual growth, 
build a beloved community, and act for peace and justice.

Sunday, July 22 at 10:30 am.
"Peace with Broken Pieces" 
- Julia Jones and Scot Hull 

Invite a Friend

Join Julia Jones and Scot Hull for "Peace with Broken Pieces." Special music by Private Story with both Julia Jones and Scarlet Coleman.

This Sunday
   9:15 a.m. Friendly Forum:    (Room 113)
10:30 a.m. One Service Sunday (Sanctuary)
 Children 3rd-grade & younger sung to "Arts & Exploration" (Room 123)

This Week

UU Buddhists Group Meditation:   Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. (Chapel)

Beginner's Yoga: Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. (Chapel)

Daytime Meditation Group: Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m. (Chapel)

General Announcements

Linda Howard will be filling in for Karen Reilly for the next three weeks while Karen is out of the office.  Linda's hours are Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Friday mornings as needed.  A volunteer will open the office on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  Karen will be back in the office on Tuesday, August 14.  

Getting ready for our Watermelon Socia l -  July 29: Please COME! Please BRING friends, children, a CANOPY TENT if you have one, an OUTDOOR GAME if you have one, a WATERMELON DISH if you can. Recipes are in Atrium. Lunch starts at 11:30, with various kinds of watermelon dishes, plus hot dogs, cold drinks, and ice cream for everyone.. Games and Races on the back lawn. Please sign up to help set up at 9 am July 29, or to join the kitchen crew at 11:10 to serve the food. We need to know if you can help, so please contact Nancy.roblin@gmail.com.

Joys and Sorrows

A memorial for  Gini Huebne r will be held on  Saturday, July 21 from  4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Huebner's  Hidden Hills Farm,  5303 East Hyatt Road,  Ijamsville.  
  • Refreshments and visiting:  4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Celebration & Remembrances of Gini's Life - A service sharing Gini's life and loves: 5:00 p.m. 
  • Refreshments and more memory sharing:  5:00-7:00 p.m. 
  • Dress casual as this will be outside.
Click here for  Directions to Farm.
Please RSVP to Sue Creamer: 240-446-9969 or suebob7@aol.com

If anyone wants to send something in Gini's memory, please send to
The Nature Conservancy or the Audubon Society.

To contact the Pastoral Care Team, email minister@frederickuu.org.
To join our private Joys & Sorrows Facebook Group (open only to UUCF members and friends), visit facebook.com/groups/JoysAndSorrowsUUCF.

Classes and Events

July Full Moon Labyrinth Walk with Releasing Fire: Friday, July 27, 8:30 p.m. (Labyrinth).  Come enjoy the beauty and peace of the Labyrinth by the light of the full moon! Please be sure to arrive by 9:00 p.m. at the latest. Everyone is welcome. Weather permitting, this will be an outdoor, drumming walk. The first half hour will be a quiet walk, the remainder drumming, so feel free to bring hand drums and other percussion instruments. Divination practice is welcome - you are welcome to bring your preferred divinatory tool or just stop by for a reading.

Daytime Meditation Group: Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. in room 115, facilitated by Alice MacDonald ( starryskies516@yahoo.com , 240.815.5406). We will begin with 45 minutes of silent meditation, and everyone is welcome to meditate for less time (5 minutes) and then quietly slip out of the room! All are welcome, beginners to long-time meditators. 

Feldenkrais at UUCF: Spring Session ongoing on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. (Chapel) led by UUCF member, Katie Giarth. Guided attention and gentle movement with an emphasis on sensory learning. Improves posture, flexibility, coordination, athletic performance, mobility, chronic pain, tension and stress. $10/session). Visit:  brainbodymotion.com/ for more information.

UU Buddhist Meditation Group:Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 p.m.(Chapel) The group explores a variety of Buddhist teachings, with a 30-40 minute meditation. All are welcome; no experience necessary! For more information, or to be added to the e-mail list for weekly notices, contact Lynn Wagner at lwagner4@mac.com. .

Social Action Committee

Forum on Solitary Confinement in Maryland: Tuesday, July 24, 7 pm, Friends Meeting House, 723 N Market St.

The Forum, moderated by Rabbi Charles Feinberg, Executive Director of Interfaith Action for Human Rights, hosts a panel including Julie Magers, leader of the Maryland Prisoners' Rights Coalition; Wendell France, who has a background in law enforcement and corrections; and Marcus Lilly, a member of the Maryland Prisoners' Rights Coaltion.

The Forum sponsored by the several organizations including the UUCF Social Action Committee and UULM-MD, is free.  Friends Meeting would appreciate an idea of numbers, so RSVP  to  https://tinyurl.com/ybjxrb87.  Refreshments will be served.

 For more information, contact Nancy Hutchins: nhutchins471@comcast.net

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