The Scoop
Online Worship, Sunday, July 5
We Hold These Rights
FUSW Men's Group

A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference .” ~ Thomas Jefferson

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 and our Facebook page to find information and updates on opportunities for remote spiritual connection during this time.
Upcoming Worship

  • Sunday, July 12, 10:30am, (Topic TBA) ~ Noelle Eli Butler

  • Sunday, July 19, 10:30am “Bring a Song or Poem ~ Paul Gross and Diane Guernsey
A Second Look

Last Sunday, June 28, we joined thousands of UUs around the globe virtually attending the Sunday morning worship at our 2020 UUA General Assembly. If you missed the service or would like to see it again, visit .
First Friday Women's Group

First Friday Women’s Group Luncheon, Friday, July 3, 12:00pm 
Prepare your lunch and join us online - all are welcome! For login information, contact: Adelaide DiGiorgi ( ) or Joan Livingston ( ). 
Women's Group

Friday Night Women's Group, Friday, July 10, 7:00pm
Join us! Contact Diane Guernsey ( ) or Betsy Kates ( ) for login information.
Men's Group

Men’s Group Meeting, Friday, July 10, 7:30pm We meet every oth er Frida y. We encourage anyone interested to contact Art Lowenstein ( ) or Paul Gross ( ) for details and login.
Bread Run Resumes

We have resumed our weekly bread run, picking up day-old bread from Stop & Shop on Sunday mornings and delivering it to St. Joseph’s Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry in Yonkers. Thanks to George McAnanama for coordinating! We are looking to expand to Saturday deliveries, too. Can you help? Contact George ( ).
Join the Summer Fun

Step up to the virtual podium and lead a summer service - only THREE dates left! Contact Rina ( ) to get started. Connie Kehoe and Kevin Weber will help you plan, and you will have a technical assistant and Board Member of the Week. See our current lineup HERE.
Save the Date

Brainstorming Online Activities, Sunday, July 19, After Worship
In addition to Sunday worship, what kinds of virtual programs would you want to participate in with your FUSW community to remain socially active and spiritually connected? Help us brainstorm possibilities to schedule through the summer and into fall. Mark your calendars and bring your ideas!
District Happenings - July 2020

To see this month’s Opportunities for Connection newsletter for our region, with articles and the calendar of Central East Region virtual events, click HERE.
Election Security

Online Election Security Forum, Monday, July 6, 7:00pm
What can you do to ensure your district doesn't buy voting machines that are not secure or reliable? Or what can you do if your jurisdiction is already voting on them? Sponsored by UU Society of Albany Green Sanctuary Committee. Learn more at and . To join, click , Meeting ID: 518-366-4532. To get the passcode, register HERE.
Building Closed

Out of an abundance of love for our congregation and our communities, we are keeping our building closed and having our staff work remotely. Please contact the FUSW office by email, . No one may enter the building without authorization from our minister, Viola Abbitt ( or Board of Trustees .
FUSW Contacts & Information

Personal & Pastoral Support
Viola Abbitt, FUSW Minister ( , 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 . (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 ( ) 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 by Tuesday at noon. To schedule events on the FUSW Calendar, contact Rina Schunk at
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