FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY OF WESTCHESTER
THE SCOOP
Sunday, December 2 - Worship
“Sources of Truth: Direct Experience"
10:30 am
Rev. Peggy Clarke

Here are the latest opportunities to deepen
your faith and connect with our community.
Prayer for Advent
      
If you are looking for a practice of prayer for Advent, join Rev. Clarke’s Facebook group,
This Week in RE

10:30am - Children's Worship with April and Tracy, followed by a Youth-Led Activity for the Children
11:45am - Holiday Party & Elementary Our Whole Lives Parent Orientation (childcare will be provided)
Click here for the Nov and Dec 2018, and Jan 2019 Religious Exploration Calendar for All Ages.
Holiday Gift Donations

We continue our collection of gifts for children of the Hour Children Parenting Center at Bedford Hills and the Neighbors Link center in Mt. Kisco. Click here for wish lists and restrictions. Drop off donations at FUSW through Dec 9. Contact Tracy Breneman
Holiday Stone Soup Potluck

Stone Soup Potluck Lunch, Sunday, Dec 2, 11:45 am
Soup and bread right after service in lieu of “coffee hour.” Please bring your favorite soup to share, or sides, salads, and desserts enough for 4-6 people. Be part of it! A host is wanted, and volunteers for setup and cleanup, too. Contact fusw.hospitality@gmail.com .
Community Drum Circle

Sunday, Dec 2, 1:00-2:30 pm
Directly following Stone Soup, join a free drumming circle, open to everyone, no experience necessary. Bring a drum or percussion instrument or use one of ours - we have plenty! Have fun and build community.

Robinson & Rohe “ The Longest Winter ," Saturday, Dec 1, 7:30 pm, FUSW
Liam Robinson and Jean Rohe use their folk music roots and contemporary sensibilities to go deep into the Christmas repertoire, creating an event that is mystical, melancholic, soulful, and sublime. Join us for this unique holiday concert. Tickets HERE .
Midnight Run

Midnight Run, Friday, Dec 7, 7:00 pm
The Run has been an important part of our social action at FUSW for decades, and we need volunteers and donations for our next Midnight Run to be a success! Contact Art Lowenstein


In love and sadness, we offer our condolences to Paul Gross on the passing of his mother.
Pie Fundraiser

Art's pies, from his own organic orchard. Apple or Mixed Berry. Give as a gift or treat yourself! $25 per pie. All proceeds support FUSW. Two delivery dates: Monday, Dec 24 or Sunday, Dec 30 . Limited to only 20 pies! Click HERE to order. Contact Liz Loglisci
FUSW Auction

Call for Donations
Share your skills, care, and time to build community and support our mission. Click HERE to donate. Submit by Saturday, Dec 15. Contact Irene Jong
Save the Date

Rock and Soul Revue , Saturday Dec 22, 7:00pm
You won’t want to miss the First U Rock and Soul Revue Holiday Spectacular, featuring Christmas and Hanukkah favorites old and new, along with rock and soul dance favorites! Tickets HERE .
Social Justice Opportunities

Farming While Black: Uprooting Racism, Seeding Sovereignty ," Wednesday, Nov 28, 7:00 PM, WESPAC, 77 Tarrytown Road, Suite 2W, White Plains, NY  Come hear Amani Olugbala of Soul Fire Farm tell how our most cherished sustainable farming practices have roots in African wisdom. 914-449-6514, wespacfoundation@gmail.com

You will find many great opportunities to learn about important issues and support worthy causes HERE
To Volunteer

Sunday Hospitality, contact Denise Dunn
Sunday Greeters, contact Sara Kelsey
Midnight Run, contact Arthur Lowenstein
Sunday morning “Bread Run,” contact George McAnanama
Have news to share? The Scoop e-newsletter is sent out each Wednesday. Submit articles to pam.fusw@gmail.com by Tuesday at noon. Subscribe to the Religious Education Ministry Newsletter by contacting DRETracyB@gmail.com . Send updates to the FUSW Calendar to admin@fusw.org
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