UUCW E-News
This Sunday, October 20, 2019
10:00 am
" A People of Belongings "
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch

To what degree do we belong, not to one another or to communities of meaning, but to the “stuff” we own? Are we a People of Belonging, or a People of Belongings?

Lively music today from the UUCW Kaleidoscope Band.
CHURCH LIFE
REflections

A message from Dave Cicero,
Lifespan Director of Religious Education

What an exciting start to the church year!
You Could Win Dinner for Two ANYWHERE in the World!

Imagine having dinner with your favorite companion in some fabulous place across the globe… 

And what if that marvelous trip could be had for a mere twenty dollars?
It’s possible, right here at UUCW!
Build 2020 Update

The elevator shaft is ready to break through the roof!
Your help is needed for the next phase of Build 2020 construction process.

Movers are needed to move office furniture and other supplies out of rooms and put temporarily into a space nearby. No stairs involved.
CHILD DEDICATION
Unitarian Universalists believe that every child brings new hope into the world.

Our Child Dedication Ceremony will be held on Sunday, November 10.
It's how our church community blesses the children or grandchildren who are new among us. 
UUCW Personnel Visioning Project

Join Rev. Suzelle Lynch and Personnel Chair Bruce Chessire in researching the future of UUCW staffing. Internet sleuths, math minds and personnel pros - your help needed!
Help care for the church property and socialize with fellow church members.

UUCW Fall Campus Clean-Up
Saturday, November 2
8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Volunteer for an hour or five hours, whatever fits into your day! 
Drop in & Meditate Together

Weekly Meditation Groups
Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:00 am
 
Members typically remain silent for 20 or 45 minutes (your choice) either on a cushion on floor or in a chair. Late entry is permitted. Afterward we join in fellowship and dharma talk. We look forward to sitting with you.
FELLOWSHIP & LEARNING
Add Your Creative Flair to the Sunday Chancel Table

Decorators Needed

You can help make our church a warm and welcoming place.
The Song Circle Gathering
will lift your spirits
as we celebrate
the fall season!

Friday, October 18
7:00 – 8:30 pm
A Fall Music Event!
An evening of music featuring the
Windy Hill Handbell Choir
and the Windy Hill Brass

Saturday, November 16
7:00 pm
Buy your Fruits & Nuts Now!

Southeast Wisconsin Unitarian Universalist Congregations (SEWUUC) is sponsoring the selling of delicious chocolates, nuts, dried fruits, and snacks. The profits from this sale allow us to promote our congregations on public radio and to support the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee.

Order by November 3rd!
LIVING OUR VALUES
Sign the Petition
to "Unlock the Vote"

Come to the Social Action table in the Community Room on Sunday to sign the petition in support of
Wisconsin Bill LR1522.

This bill calls for people who have received a felony sentence to regain their right to vote after release from prison/jail, even if they remain on some form of community supervision.
Learn How MICAH is Making a Difference!
Join UUCW members at the exciting MICAH Annual Meeting to learn about all of the issues MICAH is working on and how to get involved in positive, multi-racial action for community change. 
Sign up to carpool at Social Action table in Community Room

Thursday, October 24 at 6:00 pm
Bay Shore Lutheran
1200 E. Hampton, Whitefish Bay
Bystander Intervention Training
October 19 at 9:30 am

Learn strategies to intervene safely in instances of forms of oppressive interpersonal harassment you may witness in public.

This session is free and open to the public. No registration required.
Beloved Conversations Coming Soon!
Explore the role of race/ethnicity plays in your life and at UUCW

Beloved Conversations is a powerful program that builds skills for more authentic cross-racial relationships through conversation, compassion, risk-taking, and vulnerability. 
Beginning retreat January 17-18, 2020 + Eight sessions January-May
Support Renewable Energy
 
Wish you could go solar but can’t figure out how? UUCW Earth Ministry suggests Arcadia Power might have the answer you are looking for.
Winter Gear Donation Rotation
Sunday, October 20th after service 

Yes, it's almost time for winter gear — those items that keep you warm!

Clear your closets of unwanted adult or children’s coats, hats, or scarves. Or get those ever-growing kids a new jacket or pair of boots.

Remember, you do not have to bring anything to take something.
Join Black Lives Matter Reflection/Action Group
for a discussion of

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People
to Talk about Racism
by Robin DiAngelo

Saturday, November 9th
9:00 - 11:00 am
October Split the Plate Recipient
MICAH

UUCW supports
Milwaukee Inner-City Congregations Allied for Hope
and its commitment to justice issues that impact Milwaukee city and county residents.
Pantry Donations go to South Side Trailer Court Residents

Please be as generous as you can with non-perishable items. A small amount of Halloween candy would be a special treat.
Photo of the Week
Last week's Multi-Generational service brought together Three Little Pigs and Three Neighbor Wolves to build community together. YRUU High School group made it extra fun!
Next Sunday, October 27, 2019
10:00 am
" Samhain: A Ritual of Remembrance "
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch
and the EarthSpirit Team 

Today we celebrate Samhain, a holiday marking the end of the harvest season. People in early agrarian cultures honored Samhain as a time to take stock of their accomplishments, to honor their beloved dead, and to look forward into the coming year — we will, too!

Come hear the UUCW Choir!
UUCW's monthly
West Wind newsletter features
in-depth articles and announcements.
Download the October edition or previous editions now.
Come  as  you   are  - leave inspired!