FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY OF WESTCHESTER
The Scoop
Online Worship, Sunday, July 19
Bring a Song or a Poem
Paul Gross & Diane Guernsey
10:30am

or call 646-558-8656 , Meet ing ID 600 398 863
Password: 230809
Find the order of service HERE

You are welcome 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 on opportunities for remote spiritual connection during this time.
Upcoming Worship

  • Sunday, July 26, 10:30am “Religion, Objects and Spirituality: An Exploration of Objects with Spiritual Significance” ~ Susan Greenberg and Ken Perry. The worship topic is prompted by our recent book discussion of A History of Religion in 5-1/2 Objects by S. Brent Plate. Several copies of the book are available - contact Susan Greenberg (landsgreenberg@yahoo.com) if you would like to borrow one to read.

  • Sunday, August 2, 10:30am ~ Victoria Nuñez (Title TBA)
Dream With Us

Brainstorming Online Activities, Sunday, July 19, After Worship
Stay after worship this Sunday to help us brainstorm some new online programs we can offer through the summer and into fall. We have learned how to gather online for worship, now let's find even more virtual ways to keep our FUSW community socially active and spiritually connected. Bring your ideas!
Women's Group

Friday Night Women's Group, Friday, July 24, 7:00pm
All are welcome! To join us online, contact Diane Guernsey ( diane.guernsey.uu@gmail.com ) or Betsy Kates ( bkates42@verizon.net ).
Men's Group

Men’s Group Meeting, Friday, July 24, 7:30pm We meet every oth er Frida y. We encourage anyone interested to contact Art Lowenstein ( arthur.lowenstein@gmail.com ) or Paul Gross ( pgross@pulsevoices.org ) for details and login.
Bread Run

In addition to resuming our Sunday bread run, we are now picking up day-old bread from Stop & Shop on Mondays , too, and delivering it to the Yonkers YWCA for their shelter and food pantry . Thank you George and Sue McAnanama for coordinating! Want to help? Contact George ( gmcvet4p@gmail.com ).
Join the Summer Fun

Step up to the virtual podium and lead a summer service. Contact Rina ( admin@fusw.org ) to pick a date. Connie Kehoe and Kevin Weber will help you plan, and a tech assistant and Board Member of the Week will give support. See the current lineup HERE.
From the UUSC

ICE has been ordered by a judge to release kids from family detention by Friday, July 17 – but ICE might choose not to release parents with them, which could again separate families. Message your concern to legislators and ICE field offices by using the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) link HERE .
From the UU Ministry for Earth

Multi-Faith Film Screening and Discussion: The Condor and the Eagle, Thursday, July 16, 8:30pm
Come together virtually to watch this award-winning documentary and support the movement for Indigenous rights and climate justice. Donation suggested. Sponsored by UU Ministry for Earth and co-hosted by UU congregations including UUFNW Mt. Kisco. Learn more and register: uumfe.org/condor-eagle
From the Treasurer

As we continue to worship virtually, please remember to go to fusw.org and click "Donate" to show your support physically. Our expenses are ongoing. If you are someone who usually puts cash in the plate on Sundays, please help us during this unusual time by continuing to give online.
FUSW Contacts & Information

Personal & Pastoral Support
Viola Abbitt, FUSW Minister ( minister@fusw.org , 518-290-0820)

Questions or Concerns about FUSW?
Feel free to reach out to any member of our Board for information. Find current Board members at fusw.org/board-of-trustees.html . (Hover your cursor over picture, then right-mouse click to copy email.)

Scheduling Online Meetings
To schedule a Zoom online meeting for your committee or program group, contact Rina Schunk ( admin@fusw.org ) with the purpose, date, and time you need, as well as any information you want included in the Scoop. Rina will check availability , schedule the meeting on our calendar, and send you the invitation link.
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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