FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY OF WESTCHESTER
The Scoop
Online Worship, Sunday, July 26
Religion, Objects and Spirituality: An Exploration of Objects with Spiritual Significance
Susan Greenberg and Ken Perry
10:30am

“Such is the paradox of religious experience: the most ordinary things can become extraordinary.” Prompted by our 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 if you would like to borrow one to read.

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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, August 2, 10:30am Sister, Lay Down that Heavy Load ~ Victoria Nuñez

  • Sunday, August 9, 10:30am ~ Black Lives Matter: Moving Forward ~ Betsy Kates and Sue McAnanama
Women's Group

Friday Night Women's Group, Friday, July 24, 7:00pm
Our theme is: "What can I do? What can I do differently?” (about anything you wish to speak about). Join us online: us02web.zoom.us/j/85756856265?pwd=SDhKSXdac21nN3pOd2RPazUwR2VKQT09 , or call 1-646-558-8656, Meeting: 857 5685 6265, Passcode: 537508. C ontact 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.
Host an Online Event

We had a great brainstorming session last Sunday, July 19, with many ideas for online social events to keep us connected . W e have created a signup sheet HERE and invite you to fill in a gathering you can host on a Thursday at 7:00pm or a Saturday at 3:00pm. We'll post your event in the Scoop and help coach you through the Zoom basics if you like. And if you can't do a Thursday or Saturday, contact Rina ( admin@fusw.org ) to find another time. Thank you! See the full letter from the Board HERE .
Join the Summer Fun

Interested in leading a summer worship? Contact Rina ( admin@fusw.org ) to pick one of our remaining dates. Connie Kehoe and Kevin Weber help you plan, and a tech assistant and Board Member will give you support. See the current lineup HERE.
Police Reform

The Westchester Coalition for Police Reform shares a vision of improved community-police relations and greater police accountability and transparency. Interested in working on police issues by being an FUSW representative at WCPR? Contact Julie Davis Carran ( juliedc@igc.org ).
Supporting One Another

The Minister's Discretionary Fund confidentially supports members who may need emergency funds to cover essentials like food, rent, and medical bills. To support the fund, visit fusw.org , click Donate, and select "Minister's Discretionary Fund" from the dropdown options. Thank you!
Building Closed

We continue to keep our building closed and have our staff work remotely. You can contact the office by email, admin@fusw.org . No one is to enter the building without authorization from our Board of Trustees . Thanks!
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 (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 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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