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This Sunday, February 10, 2019
9:15 and 11:00 am
Can You Be a UU All by Yourself?
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch

Is Unitarian Universalism a place you go on Sundays, or is it something YOU are? On this New Member Sunday, let’s explore!

The UUCW Choir provides beautiful music today
CHURCH LIFE

REflections

A message from Marsha Thrall,
Religious Education Coordinator

BOLD VISION, BRIGHT FUTURE
Get Ready to Pledge Your Financial Support for 2019-20

Our Pledge Drive will launch
Sunday, March 3
  • Music-filled services
  • Continental Brunch for All! 
  • Watch for your invitation
UUCW’s YRUU Group is hosting WisCONsin:
2019 Spring Youth Convention
on March 8 – 10 here at
Unitarian Universalist Church West

Consider donating your time to serve a meal, donate food, share a special talent or skill, or provide adult leadership.
We want to hear
those young voices!

All children and youth are invited to participate in the
Children's Choir scheduled
for Sunday, March 10.

It's going to be great fun!
Serve your congregation
and make new friends!
The Nominating Committee is actively seeking candidates for
the Board of Trustees,
Nominating Committee,
 and Endowment Committee
Endowment Fund
Grant Request Forms are
Now Available

Have you been pondering a possible project that would enrich our UUCW community and support the long-range needs of the church?
Do you need funds to make that project a reality?
FELLOWSHIP & LEARNING

In honor of Black History Month:
“The Hate U Give”
Saturday, February 16
5:30 pm
Movie and Potluck Night
Hosted by the RE Council, YRUU,
and the Social Action Committee
Q Youth Group is a social group for LGBTQI+ youth ages 13-18.
It offers a safe space for
LGBTQI+ teens to have fun!

Join Us!
Friday, February 8 at 6:00 pm
Parents are welcome to attend.
In honor of Black History Month, the Library Committee will offer a special book table featuring
books from the library's African American History Collection.

Check out these great reads on Sunday, February 17
in the Community Room
after services.
Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson
Joins Wisdom and Whimsy
 
Wednesday, February 13
at 11:30 am to discuss
“How can we keep a positive attitude in these times of unrest, confusion, and pain in our country?”
The Great Books Group
will continue to discuss First Mothers: The Women Who Shaped the Presidents by Bonnie Angelo.

Chapters 7-12 will be reviewed on Monday, February 11 at 10 am.
First Mothers: The Women Who Shaped the Presidents is an in-depth look at mother-son relationships of our most recent American presidents.
Join the early-rising group!

February 12 at 7:45 am
Bakers Square
15300 Bluemound Rd., Elm Grove

Come again or for the first time for conversations on current events, philosophy, or movies,
in a small group.
Women’s Book Group Discusses
Story of Love, Sacrifice, and Loyalty

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Please join us on
Wednesday, February 13 at 7:00 pm
All adults are welcome. 
LIVING OUR VALUES
Join MICAH for the
Annual Black History Month Breakfast
Saturday, Feb. 9, 8:00 - 11:30 am
Bay Shore Lutheran Church
1200 E. Hampton Rd., Milwaukee

Guest Speaker: Tatiana Washington
Support the Brigadistas on their service-learning trip to the Dominican Republic.

Visit the Brigade Table in the Community Room this Sunday after services.

Look for Andy Boerner or Jim Fischer
in their red bandanas!
Gather up your collections of baseball bats, baseball gloves, balls, skis, golf clubs, or any other sports gear for

Sports Gear
Donation Rotation
Sunday, February 17
In the Community Room

Bring or Take - It's All Free!
Earth Ministry Movie
and Potluck Night

Episode 4: Deserts
Planet Earth II Series

Friday, February 22 at 6:30 pm
UUCW Food Pantry supports
Jewish Community Pantry

One of the largest food pantries
in Milwaukee, serving over 12,000 households of 37,000 clients,
42% of which have children.
Split the Plate Supports
Latino Arts Strings Program

Teaching more than 200 children ages five through eighteen
that may otherwise never have
the opportunity to receive serious music instruction. 
Photo of the Week
A child's message was shared to the "Trust Blender" exercise during last Sunday's service. UUCW's teens led the interactive multi-generational worship
with the Soul Matters theme: We are a People of Trust.
Next Sunday, February 17, 2019
9:15 and 11:00 am
"Why Should We Trust the Children?"
Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson,
Intern Minister and
the Rev. Suzelle Lynch
What wisdom and lessons are our children trying to teach us every day? We do not have to wait for them to become leaders, we can learn from them now.

Special music by guest musicians
Jim and Katie Gorton.
UUCW's monthly
West Wind newsletter features
in-depth articles and announcements.
Download the February edition
or previous editions now!
Come  as  you   are  - leave inspired!