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UUCW E-News
This Sunday, August 11, 2019
10:00 am
"Pathetic Spiritual Practice"
Pulpit Guest: Denise Cawley
Worship Leader: Eddee Daniel

Denise Cawley will share simple ways we might incorporate spiritual practice into our lives. It doesn’t have to be scary or difficult. In fact, pathetic effort is ideal.

Music from the Kaleidoscope Band.
CHURCH LIFE
The Lay Pastoral Care Team
is here for you.

Each of us may be struggling with feelings of anger, grief, confusion, or sadness due to the recent shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH. 

The Lay Pastoral Care Team will be hosting a facilitated group listening experience this Sunday, August 11 after service in Room UL3 to support you in expressing your feelings.
Reflections From the Board

A message from Scott Shulick,
UUCW Board of Trustees President

"It’s Going to Be a Great Year
at UU Church West!"
UUCW Welcomes New Members
and Celebrates an Anniversary

Please welcome our newest Members, Steven Margis and Trent Taylor

Congratulations to David Brostrom who is celebrating his 15th membership anniversary!
Build 2020 Display
Come to the Community Room after Sunday's service to see the plans and room designs for our church.
Floor plans, artist renderings, textile samples, and color swatches will be on display.
 
Phil Kroner, our Build 2020 Task Force Team Chair, will be available to answer your questions.
Join Rev. Suzelle in making a stone to express what you wish to place "at the foundations" of our church from this time forward!
Bless UUCW
with YOUR Intentions 

At the August 18th service (and at the All-Church Picnic afterwards) you'll have the chance to create a small "intention stone" to hold your good thoughts, prayers, or wishes for UUCW.

These stones will be placed into the earth near our new elevator shaft by our team from Berghammer Construction.
Build 2020

A construction update
from Vicki Banville,
Church Administrator
You can help make our church a warm and welcoming place.

Choose a hospitality area
that works best for you!
The Annual Water Communion Ceremony is scheduled for
Sunday, September 8th.

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

Send us your water picture!
FELLOWSHIP & LEARNING
Meet Dave!

Dave Cicero, our new Director of Lifespan Religious Education will be available in the Community Room after service.

He can answer your RE questions, discuss teaching opportunities, and help you register your children and youth for 2019-20 classes.
Join us for a Late Summer Book Discussion!
Great Books Group

Before We Were Yours
 by Lisa Wingate

Monday, August 12
10:00 am
Women's Book Group

Leaving Time
by Jodi Picoult

Wednesday, Aug. 14
7:00 pm
Come Make a Re-Usable
Shopping Bag!

Rev. Suzelle and members of the PieceMakers Quilting group will be demonstrating how to make an earth-friendly, re-usable bag at
the Tosa Farmers Market,
7720 Harwood Ave, Wauwatosa

Saturday, August 10
8 am - noon
Children’s Summer Program

Please follow signs to classrooms that are safe from the construction. Sunday Greeters will help guide you
and your children.

Friendship Finders: Nursery — 4-K 
UU Play!: 5-K — 5th Grade
Join us for fun and games
at the All-Church Picnic!

Sunday, August 18
11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Hot dogs, brats, vegan brats, and buns will be provided,
please bring a dish to share.
The All-Church Picnic will be an Entertaining Celebration!

Special Musical Guest
Guitarist Jeremy Hiniker

Sunday, August 18
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
LIVING OUR VALUES
Look around your house to find school and office supplies you no longer use: backpacks, notebooks, folders, and pencils.
Bring them to the
Back-to-School Donation Rotation
Sunday, August 11th  
Give or Take - It's All Free!
UUCW's Split the Plate Recipient
We Got This - MKE

Giving young men the tools, the courage and the skills to make a success out of their young lives by growing summer gardens as they work together toward a bountiful future.

Your Summer Donations Help the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative

Please donate the specific items that are needed.
Video of the Week
On Sunday, August 4, we honored the earth-centered holiday of Lughnasadh with stories, songs, and rituals. Music and Dance performances were provided by Dayvin Hallmon, Colin Barshushok, and Nicole Grandstrand.
Next Sunday, August 18, 2019
10:00 am
"A Walk in the Woods with Isiah"
Pulpit Guest Isiah Holmes
with Rev. Suzelle Lynch

Isiah Holmes is a reporter with the Wisconsin Examiner and is a keen observer of the communities in which he lives. Isiah writes novels and stories reflecting on the issues of our day via myth and metaphor.

Music today provided by guests Dan Dance and Jeremy Hiniker.
UUCW's monthly
West Wind newsletter features
in-depth articles and announcements.
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or previous editions now.
Come  as  you   are  - leave inspired!