UUCW E-News
This Sunday, January 12, 2020
10:00 am
" Living with Integrity "
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch

In the original Star Trek series, Chief Engineer Scotty would often cry out, “The warp engine is losing her structural integrity!”

How can we maintain our “structural integrity” during stressful times? How do we live as “A People of Integrity”?
CHURCH LIFE
This Sunday is Raffle Drawing Day!
Bring your ticket numbers.
The winning Raffle Ticket will be drawn during the worship service by our extra-special guest
Dear Ruthie!
Nancy Tabor and her son Scott Lynch
Please join us in celebrating the life
of UUCW Member
Nancy M. Tabor

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 1:00 pm
(a one-hour reception will follow)

Volunteers are needed to greet, usher, provide sweet treats and help with clean-up.
RE-flections
A message from Dave Cicero, Director of Lifespan Religious Education

We strive to be a “People of Integrity…” a community that can be relied upon to consistently do the right thing. But what’s “right” isn’t always so clear-cut.
 Register for UU Orientation Class!
UU Orientation is open to newcomers and those interested in becoming members of UUCW.

Two-part UU Orientation Class
Sundays, February 2 and 9
11:45 am - 1:45 pm 
Start your unique UU journey.
Bring-a-Friend Sunday
and Activity Fair
on January 19th  

We invite you to bring a friend to service. Then, you and your friend are welcome to stay for the Activity Fair held in the Community Room.

This is a great opportunity to learn about groups that interest you.
FELLOWSHIP & LEARNING
Parent Orientation session
for this year’s Our Whole Lives
class for students in grades 7-9

12:30 – 3:30 pm
Sunday, January 12

OWL is the UUA’s sexuality education program.
Adult RE: Webinar
"Whose History Is It, Anyway?"

Join Members and Friends in learning about Unitarian Universalist history — from a unique perspective.

The UUA’s MidAmerica Region is offering five Monday night online lectures hosted by Rev. Connie Simon at 6:30 pm beginning January 27.
Join us for an evening of pizza and games, please bring a game to share!

Q Youth Club
Friday, January 10, 6-8 pm

Q Youth Group is a social group for LGBTQI+ youth ages 13-18 in the Western Milwaukee suburbs. Q Youth group offers a safe space where LGBTQ+ teens can be who they really are, together with new people in a safe and respectful environment!
If you have experienced the death of a loved one at any time,
you’re invited to our confidential
Healing After Loss Group

Wednesday, January 15th
1:00-3:00 pm
Whether you share or just listen, we offer each other ongoing support.
Great Books Group
Explores Immigration and the American Dream
 
Great Books will be discussing
Behold the Dreamers
by Imbolo Mbue
on Monday, January 13 at 10 am

All are welcome.
The PieceMakers Quilting Group
will meet
Saturday, January 18
Harwood Place
8220 Harwood Ave, Wauwatosa.

The meeting will start at 9:30 am, followed by brunch at Harwood at 11:30. RSVP by January 11.
FREE BOOKS THIS SUNDAY!

The Book Nook needs to be cleaned to make room for new books.

Check out the book table in the Community Room. You do not have to bring a book to exchange for one of the books on the table.

If you take one,
please do not bring it back. Enjoy!
Library Update

The Library's move to UL-3 is in progress but all books are on shelves and ready to be checked out. There is a table near the door for check outs and returns. There will be a Grand Opening celebration soon - stay tuned for the date. 
LIVING OUR VALUES
Guest House

Help serve meals to those in need on Saturday, January 18.

Sign up in the Community Room this Sunday.
Earth Ministry's
Accessories Donation Rotation
We are accepting jewelry, hats, gloves, ties and belts, hair accessories, nail polish, makeup, brushes, perfume, shaving cream,
and novelty socks.

Bring or Take - It's All FREE!

Sunday, January 12
after service in the Community Room
"Next Time is Here"

Join in UU the Vote and SOPHIA for Election Efforts in Waukesha County.

Info Meeting on Sunday, Jan. 12
2:30 - 4:30 at UUCW 
Let's Talk About Race 

Beloved Conversations gives us a way to talk about race authentically and courageously. Register today! Explore the role of race/ethnicity plays in your life and at UUCW - and build a stronger community.

Registration Deadline is January 10!
Lobby for
Criminal Justice Reform
with EXPO, WISDOM and ACLU

Wednesday, January 29
11:30 - 2:00 pm in Madison
The Split the Plate Committee
is accepting new members
to help suggest, research, and follow up with community organizations that are potential recipients of Split the Plate funds. This is a great educational opportunity for volunteers, and the results will make you feel good, too!
January Split the Plate Recipient
The Grand Avenue Club

A workplace where its members, Milwaukee County citizens who are recovering from a psychiatric disability, come to work side by side with a small but dedicated staff.

Learning and refining skills here may lead to a job in the community.
January’s collection of
non-perishable food will go to the Muskego Food Pantry .

Promoting ‘neighbors helping neighbors’ and no one in need is ever turned away.
Photo of the Week
All ages enjoyed the enchanting performance by Ken Lonnquist and his troupe of fellow musicians and actors. Old Befana is a seasonal favorite.
Next Sunday, January 19, 2020
10:00 am
"Beloved Community, and an 8th Principle
for Unitarian Universalists"
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's Beloved Community, was a vision of a society based on justice, equity, and love of one's fellow human beings. What will it take to build it? Are we willing to do what it takes?

Special Music from Spencer Harris and Arthur Johnson.
UUCW's monthly
West Wind newsletter features
in-depth articles and announcements.
Download the January edition or previous editions now.
Come  as  you   are  - leave inspired!