UUCW E-News
This Sunday, November 10, 2019
10:00 am
"Too Important to Forget"
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch

Do you live in a world of constant distractions? What if a simple algorithm, a brief maxim, could help untangle our frazzled minds, soothe our over-stimulated senses? 
 
Join us for our Ceremony of Child Dedication and listen to beautiful music from the UUCW Adult Choir.
CHURCH LIFE
A message from
Rev. Suzelle Lynch

We Are a People of Attention

Do you ever ignore the messages your mind or body sends you?
You should really pay attention what it is saying to you.
Lay Pastoral Care: A Ministry of Caring and Presence

Lay Pastoral Care Team members show caring in a non-judgmental way through active listening.

They are here for you.
Build 2020 Update

The finishing touches are being put in place. However, there is still a lot of mess!

Hang in there, everyone!
Soul Circle Group Welcomes
New Members

Have you ever wished to pay more attention to your spirituality within a group of like-minded people?

If yes, join Soul Circles on
Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 pm ,
to discuss what it means to be a people of ATTENTION.
It’s Time to Help at Guest House!
Saturday, November 16th

You’re invited to help make a change in the lives of those in need. Please be sure to sign up in the Community Room on this Sunday or sign up online.
Where would you go?
UUCW is Raffling Dinner for Two ANYWHERE in the World!
Imagine having dinner with your favorite companion in some fabulous place across the globe… And it only cost you a $20 raffle ticket! But wait -- you want to take YOUR WHOLE FAMILY to that faraway dinner? Click the red bar below or visit the Raffle Table in the Community Room on Sunday to find out how! 
FELLOWSHIP & LEARNING

The Song Circle Gathering
will lift your spirits with songs of gratitude and giving thanks.
Let's gather together with joyful songs! 

Friday, November 15
7:00 – 8:30 pm 
PieceMakers quilting group visits
the Wisconsin Quilt Museum
Saturday, November 16

Meet at UUCW at 9:30 am, then carpool to the museum to see the "Thread in Open Waters" exhibit.
The group will stop for lunch and visit to the Material Matters Quilt Shop.
All are welcome!
Join us for a Book Discussion!

Great Books Group
The Library Book
by Susan Orlean
Monday, November 11 at 10:00 am

Women's Book Group
Becoming
by Michelle Obama
Wednesday, November 13 at 7:00 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
We want to hear you sing!
Here are music opportunities for all:

The Holiday Music Service on December 15 will feature a Multigenerational choir.

The Winter Solstice Service on Friday, December 20 at 7:00 pm will feature the Solstice Singers.

The Christmas Eve Service on December 24 at 4:00 pm will feature a Special Choir.
Join Gen UU for Friendsgiving!
Sunday, November 17
Between 1:00 - 6:00 pm
Build the community of young adult (18-35-year-olds) by coming together for camaraderie and socializing.

Friendsgiving will be Hosted by Derek & Alyson at their home. Please bring your favorite drink, side dish or dessert.
Join the early-rising group
Men's Breakfast Group for good food and good conversation.

Tuesday, November 12
at 7:45 am
at Bakers Square
15300 Bluemound Rd.
Elm Grove
Wisdom and Whimsy Group

The fun and friendly group for people over 50 will meet on Wednesday, November 13th from 11:30 am until 1:15 pm

This month, we will share things that bring us joy and/or things we are grateful for.

Join us! Bring your own lunch
and a beverage.
LIVING OUR VALUES
Every year, UUCW friends and families participate in
Guest at Your Table ,
a human rights program sponsored
by the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC).

Pick up your Guest at Your Table box or donation envelope from the display in the church foyer.
UUCW is now a member of SOPHIA,
a faith-based organization in Waukesha County. Please consider getting involved in one of their task forces which meet monthly. For more information, stop at the Social Action table after service.
BLM2WUU Reparations Workshop
Saturday, December 14,
1:00 - 4:00 pm
You invited to take part in this conversation/learning session about reparations and how they might impact our work to support black lives and dismantle white supremacy culture.

Unitarian Church North,
13800 N. Port Washington Rd. Mequon
White Supremacy Statement
Listening Sessions
Sundays, November 17 and 24, 11:45 am
 The UUCW Board passed a statement in "Commitment to Building Beloved Community by Dismantling White Supremacy Culture at UUCW"

The Social Action Council wants to hear your questions, comments, and concerns about the statement. Join members of the Social Action Council to share your reactions and ideas.
November Split the Plate Recipient is Tricklebee Café

Tricklebee is a pay-what-you-can community café that offers healthy meals, foodservice training, and spiritual nourishment.

Come in Wednesday - Saturday
11 am - 2 pm,
or for Agape Meals Thursday at 6 pm for a fresh, locally-sourced meal!

Pantry Donations go to
House of Peace

Please be as generous as you can with non-perishable items.
Photo of the Week
Our Administrative Assistant Mamie Garner keeps her eye on the construction process from the church office. (Something is different in this picture. Can you guess what it is?)
Next Sunday, November 17, 2019
10:00 am
"Paying Attention to Our History
(So We Won't Repeat It)"
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch

We Unitarian Universalists have a proud history of religious radicalism and putting our values into action for the greater good. Let's take a fast romp through it today to see what we can learn — including a view towards how we and our faith are still unfolding. 

Special music today from Kaleidoscope our UU Worship Band.
UUCW's monthly
West Wind newsletter features
in-depth articles and announcements.
Download the November edition or previous editions now.
Come  as  you   are  - leave inspired!