UUCW E-News
This Sunday, December 8, 2019
10:00 am
"Meaning, Morals, Logic and Awe"
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch
 
Do you eschew all belief in the supernatural, yet still feel a deep sense of meaning when you experience the wonders of nature?
If you answered yes, today's service is definitely for you!

Special Music from UUCW members Craig Siemsen and Patty Stevenson.
CHURCH LIFE
Awesome!

For December,
our Soul Matters theme is
“We are a People of Awe.”

Awe makes us feel we belong to something greater than ourselves.
Build 2020 Update
Electric Service Interruption
Saturday, Dec 7th - 7 am to 4 pm
WE Energies will need to complete our upgrade to a 3-phase system at the church. Once the WE Energies portion of work is completed, another power shutdown will be scheduled for some internal work to be done. The church building will be closed during this shutdown for safety reasons.
Drivers Needed!
Are you coming to church
on Sunday anyways?

Pick up a fellow congregant on your way to UUCW! Drivers can sign up for as many Sundays as they are able to accommodate monthly.
Your Fruits and Nuts Orders are Here!

Please pick up your order in the Community Room after the service.

Thank you to all who supported the Southeast Wisconsin Unitarian Universalist Congregations with their efforts to support the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee!
Claim your lost items!

Found items have been on display in the Community Room for the last two Sundays. These items will be donated on December 10th if they are not claimed this Sunday.

Please check the table to see if anything belongs to you.
Our Fundraising Raffle has Begun!
Dinner for Two - Anywhere in the World!

Scott Shulick and Leslie Peterson are eager to set you up to sell raffle tickets. There are prizes for top sellers.

It's easy! Stop by the Ticket Seller table in the Community Room this Sunday.
FELLOWSHIP & LEARNING
Join us for
Santa, Hot Chocolate, and Chances
Wednesday, December 11
9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Santa Claus (aka UUCW member Jeff Pride) will be available for picture-taking, free hot chocolate and cookies will be served, too!

This is a fun way to purchase raffle tickets to win Dinner for Two Anywhere in the World!
It's not too late to sign up
for these music opportunities!

The Winter Solstice Service
Friday, December 20 at 7:00 pm

The Christmas Eve Service
December 24 at 4:00 pm
Join the early-rising group!

December 10 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.

Join the Wisdom and Whimsy group, a fun and friendly group for people over 50.
Wednesday, December 11
11:30 am - 1:15 pm

We will share our personal moments and things of awe. Please bring a bag lunch and a beverage.
The Great Books Group Explores the story of the Los Angeles Library Fire
Monday, December 9
10:00 am

The Great Books group will discuss The Library Book.
The Women's Book Discussion Group is picking new books for 2020.

Bring your reading suggestions to
the next meeting:
Wednesday, December 11
7 to 8:30 pm .
Save the Date!
"Old Befana"
Saturday, January 4 - 4:00 pm

UUCW is excited to host the only
Milwaukee-area performance of this family-friendly musical.
Performed by composer Ken Lonnquist and his talented troupe of actor-singers. A potluck will follow the performance.
LIVING OUR VALUES
Recycle Your Old
Holiday Lights

Earth Ministry will keep your old lights out of landfills.

Bring them to the church foyer this Sunday.
Support of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee’s human rights program.

The UUSC puts our shared UU principles into action in the United States and around the world.
 
Boxes and donation envelopes are available on the red table in the church foyer.
BLM2WUU Reparations Workshop
Saturday, December 14, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Join the 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
Let's Talk About Race 

Beloved Conversations Program
Registration Now Open!

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.
December Split the Plate Recipient is Prevent Suicide Greater Milwaukee (PSGM)

Promoting suicide prevention by providing education, increasing awareness, and facilitating community collaboration.
December Food Collection Benefits Food Pantry of Waukesha County

Providing food, hope, and dignity to county residents in need, and advocates to increase awareness of hunger through community partnerships.
Photo of the Week
A big thank you to this year’s team of decorators who brightened our church Foyer and Sanctuary for the holidays. Back row: Terri Dineen, Mary Catanese, Melanie Weston. Front row: Deb Blackstone, Kelly Bognar, Lisa Larson, and Irene Heideman. They did a fantastic job creating a beautiful and festive space.
Next Sunday, December 15, 2019
10:00 am
"Songs of Awe and Wonder"
UUCW Adult Choir, Multigen Choir, and special guests,
with the Rev. Suzelle Lynch,
Jen Nicolosi, Lead Music Director;
and Ruben Piirainen, Music Director

Traditional, contemporary, and unexpected holidays songs and awe-inspiring stories and reflections will lift your spirits this morning.

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