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Online Worship, Sunday, December 20
Turning Toward the Light
Carrie McEvoy
10:30am

or call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID 600 398 863
Passcode: 230809
Click here to find the Order of Service

You are invited to log in early to greet one another. Gathering Music begins 10:25am.
To protect ourselves and our neighbors, we are holding gatherings and Sunday services online. Check our website at fusw.org and our Facebook page to find information and updates during this time.
Mock-tails & Memories

Mock-tails and Merry Memories! TODAY, Thursday, December 17, 5:00-7:00pm Click here to join our Mock-Tail and Memories party on your device or call 646-558-8656 (audio only), Meeting ID: 932 7756 2249, Passcode: 947582
Join us to raise a glass and share our favorite traditions, recipes, and holiday memories. Hosted by Lenore Lupie (lenorel@aris-comm.com) and Rev. Kristina Church.
Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, December 17, 5:00pm, Mock-tails and Merry Memories! online holiday party (details above) ~ Contact Lenore Lupie (lenorel@aris-comm.com)



  • Saturday, December 19, 11:00am, Online Memorial Service for Jim Wrightsman (details below)

  • Saturday, December 19, 7:00pm, Monthly Online Game Night ~ Click here to log in online, or call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 940 9526 2290, Passcode: 037656 (details below).

  • Saturday, January 8, 12:30pm, First Friday Women’s Group Luncheon ~ (Note the date change, to avoid the New Year’s Day holiday.) Details to come as we get closer.


Upcoming Worship

  • Thursday, December 24, 5:00pm - Gather for music before Christmas Eve Service

  • Thursday, December 24, 5:30pm - Christmas Eve Service ~ Rev. Kristina Church

  • Sunday, December 27, 10:30am - TBA ~ Molly Brewer

  • Sunday, January 3, 10:30am - “Be Subject to One Another” ~ Rev. Kimberley Debus
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Celebration of Life

Online Memorial Service for Jim Wrightsman, Saturday, December 19, 11:00am EST (US and Canada), 4:00pm (UK). Click here to join the memorial service, or call 646-558-8656 (NY) (audio only), Meeting ID: 987 5804 3980, Passcode: 466553. (Click here to find your local phone number)
Please join us as we share a few words, remembrances, and stories about our beloved Jim. While we regret we cannot all be together physically, we can gather together virtually to celebrate a life that was full and a man who was full of life.
Guest Worship Leader

Carrie McEvoy, our guest service leader this Sunday, is in her third year at Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago, IL, and is a Candidate for Unitarian Universalist ministry. She has been an active lay leader in the UU Congregation in Westport, CT, and is currently one of the ministerial interns at the Community Church of New York.
Play It Again

Monthly Online Game Night, Saturday, December 19, 7:00pm, Click here to log in online, or call 646-558-8656 (audio only), Meeting ID: 940 9526 2290, Passcode: 037656
We had such a blast in November that we're going to do it again! We'll have some new games suitable for ages 9 to 99. Feel free to invite family and friends from near and very, very far. Be there or... well, you know! If you would like to suggest a game or help host, please contact Betsy Kates (bkates42@verizon.net).
FUSW Members in the News

We are proud to share this article from The Rivertowns Enterprise honoring Susan Greenberg for her recent induction into the Westchester County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.
Support While You Shop

Did you know that your Amazon purchases can benefit FUSW? When you purchase gifts at Amazon Smile and specify First Unitarian Society of Westchester as your charity, Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases! Amazon Smile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Start your Amazon shopping at smile.amazon.com.
Outdoor Opportunities

Although our building remains closed, FUSW committees and small groups may meet outdoors on our grounds with prior approval from the Board. For a list of the guidelines and for Board approval, contact Denise Woodin (dcw2@optonline.net) at least 3 days before your scheduled meeting.
FUSW Contacts & Information

Questions, Concerns, or Compliments for FUSW?
Reach out to any member of our Board of Trustees, fusw.org/board-of-trustees (place cursor over picture, then right-mouse click to copy email).

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