The Scoop
Online Worship, Sunday, June 14
The Signpost Up Ahead: Rod Serling & Unitarian Universalism”
Craig Butler

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.
Looking Ahead

Online Worship

  • Sunday, June 21, 10:30am ~ Vikram Jallepalli (TBA)
  • Sunday, June 28, 10:00am [NOTE TIME], Sunday Morning Worship from UUA General Assembly. Livestream on

Online Meetings & Events

Friday Night Women's Group

Friday Night Women's Group, Friday, June 12, 7:00-8:30pm
All are welcome! The themes for this meeting are “What’s top-of-mind for you right now?” and “How did you find UU (or FUSW)?” Contact Diane Guernsey ( ) or Betsy Kates ( ). To join online, click , or call 646-558-8656 and enter Meeting ID: 836 2445 5302, Password: 390404.
You are Invited!

Celebration of the Ordination of Viola Abbitt and the Journey, Saturday, June 13, 3:00pm, Eastern Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (via Zoom). To join online, click By phone, call 1-646-876-9923. Meeting ID: 935 4245 9174, Password: 317458
On the day of the event, find links to an order of service at and See the invitation HERE.
Farewell Gift to Viola

Part of the ordination ceremony is the placing of a clerical stole on the shoulders of the minister. Viola's stole, selected by her, is a gift from our congregation and UUFP Poughkeepsie. Viola will be with us through July so we will have opportunities to say farewell in the coming weeks.
Planning for Summer Services

Our summer worship season begins this Sunday. Connie Kehoe and Kevin Weber will be organizing these lay-led online services. You will have a technical helper as well as a Board Member of the Week! Reach out to Rina ( ) if you’d like to volunteer to lead one Sunday. See our current lineup HERE.
UUA Communal Worship

Sunday Worship at UUA General Assembly, Sunday June 28, 10:00am EDT, livestream on
For our summer service on June 28, we will tune in to the livestream of the largest annual gathering of UUs in worship: the Sunday worship at the UUA General Assembly. This powerful, communal experience is available to the public - registration to GA is not required. Learn more HERE. You can register for this year's 100% virtual GA HERE.
A Second Look

This past Sunday, June 7, Viola shared a slideshow of photos of flowers that were submitted by members of the congregation. You can enjoy the show again HERE .
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Support Midnight Run

Midnight Run has an ongoing need for lunch bags, which they distribute to our neighbors who are homeless in NYC. Call 914-693-7817 to find out what to include and how many lunches to make. Please help as you can - even a few bags makes a difference! Art L owenstein ( ), Annie Patton ( )
Faith Family

Fundraiser for Cynthia Reynolds
The GoFundMe page, set up for Cynthia Reynolds, remains open to help ensure her family has the support they need for her continuing treatment. Many thanks to all for your generosity and warm wishes.
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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