FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY OF WESTCHESTER
THE SCOOP
Sunday, August 11, Whole Congregation Worship
“Restorative Practices”
Lisa deMauro & Paul Gross
10:30am
Here are the latest opportunities to deepen
your faith and connect with our community.
Save the Date

Breakfast Run, Sunday, August 18, 7:00am, FUSW.
Come help us prepare food, pack clothes, and distribute to our neighbors who are homeless in NYC. Breakfast Runs are the perfect time to introduce kids and youth to the practice of service to others, so join us, families! ~ Art Lowenstein & Annie Patton.
We're Invited

UU Fellowship Poughkeepsie Retreat, Friday, Sept 27 - Sunday, Sept 29, Sharpe Reservation, 436 Van Wyck Lake Rd, Fishkill, NY
UUPOK invites FUSW to join them at their yearly retreat, which will include a worship led by Viola Abbitt, the new minister both our congregations will share in 2019-2020. Come for part or all of the weekend to relax, share time together, and get acquainted. Learn more HERE . Register HERE.
Gratitudes

Many thanks to Tony Ierulli , Gina Piazza , and Nancy Eisenmann for coordinating and creating our new accessible parking spaces conveniently located adjacent to the entrance ramp !
Textile Recycling at FUSW

Clearing closets? Remember to recycle clothing,* shoes, household linens, fabric scraps, handbags, and accessories in the drop box on our parking lot. Items will be recycled, reused, or donated by Green Tree Textiles.

*Remember, gently used seasonal men's clothing may be needed by our neighbors in NYC who are homeless. Check the wish list and leave donations in the Midnight Run box on our front porch.
Moving?

Help us keep our directory up to date! If you have a new address, phone number, or email, please send your preferred contact information to Rina Schunk in our office, admin@fusw.org .
Fire Alarm Alert

If you hear a beeping or alarm signal from the fire alarm box in the lobby, follow the instructions posted on the box and on the bulletin board alongside. See those instructions HERE and at the link on the FUSW Members page . Contact any Board member if you need the Members page password.
Summer Worship Services

Stay connected and engaged in the summer months! Come to our lay-led whole-congregation worship services. Families are encouraged to attend together. Presenters and Board Members can find worship guidelines HERE
Social Justice

UU Service Committee Action Days, Monday, Aug 19 - Friday, Aug 30
Throughout August, Congress will be in recess, and members of the House and Senate will be back in their home districts to meet with their constituents. The UU Service Committee is calling on everyone to schedule in-district visits with their Senators from August 19-30 to urge movement on key human rights legislation. Learn more HERE.
To Volunteer

2019-20 Religious Education: contact Nancy Eisenman
Sunday Greeters: contact Sara Kelsey
Midnight Run: contact Arthur Lowenstein
Sunday morning “Bread Run”: contact George McAnanama
The Scoop e-newsletter is sent out each week. Have news to share? Submit articles to our administrator, Rina Schunk, at admin@fusw.org by Tuesday at noon. To schedule events on the FUSW Calendar, contact Rina Schunk at admin@fusw.org
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