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This Sunday, July 21, 2019
10:00 am
" Carrying the Babies up the Mountain "
UUCW Member Dennis Wanless
Worship Leader: Steve Frey  

With medical facilities far away,
the families of the Guatemala mountains face high risks of maternal and infant mortality. Hear about the journey of midwives who traveled up the mountain to share their knowledge of new birthing techniques.

Music today from special guest
Dan Dance.
CHURCH LIFE
The UU Wellspring groups
start in September.

 If you signed up, you’ll be hearing from your facilitators soon.

If you thought about signing up,
but didn’t get around to it, you may be in luck! There are a few spots still open. 
Calling All UUCW Leaders!
Leadership Council Scheduling Meeting Wednesday, August 21 – 6:30 pm

With our one-service-schedule set to continue throughout the year, we’ll have more opportunities for meetings, events, and classes on Sundays. Leaders, chairs, and facilitators of all UUCW committees, teams, groups and task forces are invited to attend the Leadership Council Scheduling Meeting to find out more and to help draft a schedule for the upcoming church program year. 
2018-19 UUCW Annual
Trustee Award Recipient

Phil Kroner

"Exhibiting excellence,
initiative, and commitment"
Children’s Choir Performance
Sunday, August 25

It would be lovely to have
a large group of children sing
for this summer service!

Rehearsals on August 6 and 20.
SAVE THE DATE:
The Annual Water Communion Ceremony is scheduled for
September 8th.

It’s never too early to start thinking about what water you’ll be bringing.

Send us your water picture!
FELLOWSHIP & LEARNING
Enroll your children and youth in Religious Education classes
for 2019-20.

Teachers and other adult volunteers are needed. You can help nurture our children's spiritual growth.
A Summer Song Circle
Friday, July 19 at 7:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate
summer with our songs!

In the cool comfort of the
air-conditioned Sanctuary!
Join us for the
All-Church Picnic on August 18
11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Celebrate the start of a new church year with games, music, and grilling.

Hot dogs, brats, vegan brats, and buns will be provided, please bring a dish to share. Bringing your own blanket or chair is also advised. 
Children’s Summer Program

Friendship Finders Nursery — 4-K 
Let’s discover new friends as we read stories and sing songs.

UU Play! 5-K — 5th Grade 
Team-building games and
group activities.
NEW TIME!
Every Q Youth Club now meets
6-8 pm starting Friday, July 19.

Q Youth Group is a social group for LGBTQI+ youth ages 13-18.

This month, we will be playing get-to-know-you games in order to create a sense of community.
Note: There will be no parents group meeting during the summer.
Gen UU Summer Backyard Party

Young adults (18 to 35 years) are invited to enjoy lawn games, BBQ, and great company.

Sunday, August 4, 12 - 3:00 pm
Chelsey's backyard in Waukesha
Bring a side dish to pass.
Go Camping with Publications Coordinator Kelly Bognar and Church Administrator Vicki Banville

Spots are still available for this
2018 Auction item. Join us for hiking, s'mores, a campfire competition, and more!

August 9 - 11
Kettle Moraine South State Park
Tap Roots
A Pub Spirituality Group
will meet on
Monday, July 22
at 7:00 pm at Benno’s
7413 W Greenfield Ave, Milwaukee

Drop in for a drink
and this month's discussion " Everything Is Holy, Really?" 
LIVING OUR VALUES
Voting is part of democracy, and a true democracy includes all of its people.

WISDOM has launched the “Unlock the Vote” campaign to restore voting rights to people when they return from incarceration. 
We Got This
is the Split the Plate Recipient now through August 25

Helping young men grow their skills and confidence, while growing a sense of hope for a whole neighborhood.

Your Summer Donations Help the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative

Please donate the specific Items that are needed.
Photo of the Week
UUCW Members and Friends get ready to enjoy a summer canoe trip from Eagle Spring Lake through to Lulu Lake. This paddling adventure was a 2018 Auction item sponsored by Lisa and Kal Larson. Thank you, Lisa and Kal and all the winning auction bidders.
Next Sunday, July 28, 2019
10:00 am
" Stranger in a Strange Land"
Pulpit Guest:
The Rev. Dr. Tony Larsen
Worship Leader: Deb Ruesch    

What would it feel like to come to Earth from a different planet? Haven't we all felt that way at times? And wasn't there something of beauty in the experience?

Beautiful music provided by music director Ruben Piirainen.
UUCW's monthly
West Wind newsletter features
in-depth articles and announcements.
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Come  as  you   are  - leave inspired!