FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY OF WESTCHESTER
The Scoop
Online Worship, Sunday, June 21
Negative Space”
Vikram Jallepalli
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.
Looking Ahead

Online Worship


  • Sunday July 6, 10:30am, “We Hold These Rights” ~ Men’s Group

Online Meetings & Events


Board of Trustees 2020-2021

Announcing the FUSW Board of Trustees for 2020-2021:

  • President: Craig Butler
  • Vice President: Art Lowenstein
  • Treasurer: Susan Greenberg
  • Secretary: Eric Kemperman
  • Trustees: Betsy Kates, Diane Guernsey, Denise Woodin

Many thanks to our Board members for stepping up to support FUSW. We are so grateful!
Join the Summer Fun

Step up to the virtual microphone and lead a summer service! Share your passion, thoughts, ideas, songs, poetry, and more with your FUSW friends - only five dates left! Contact Rina ( admin@fusw.org ) to get started. Connie Kehoe and Kevin Weber will help you with planning, and you will have a technical assistant and Board Member of the Week. See our current lineup HERE.
A Second Look

If you missed last week's worship (or would like to experience it again), listen to the audio of Craig Butler's “The Signpost Up Ahead: Rod Serling & Unitarian Universalism” by clicking HERE.
UUA General Assembly Worship

“Beyond the Water’s Edge,” Sunday Worship at UU A General Assembly, Sunday June 28, 10:00am EDT, live-stream at uua.org/ga/off-site/2020/sunday-worship

We join the largest annual gathering of UUs in worship at this year's virtual GA. These are times that call on us to work toward our collective liberation while also tending to our spiritual needs and caring for others. How do we ready ourselves for what is being asked of us? Learn more HERE. Get a musical preview HERE.
Virtual March on Washington

Poor People's Campaign, Digital Justice Gathering, Saturday, June 20, live-stream 10:00am & 6:00pm, Sunday, June 21 6:00pm. Register june2020.org
Join UUs in rallying with the Poor People's Campaign at their virtual Moral March on Washington. Gather with thousands of people of faith in demanding officials enact a platform for ALL the people, and learn how to organize for systemic changes in your community. See the video HERE.
"Say Their Names" March

"Say Their Names" March, Sunday, June 21 (Father's Day), Gather at 1:00pm, 32 West Post Rd, White Plains, March at 2:00pm to Rally at Court St (Main St & Martine Ave). Safe, peaceful family march and rally. Supported by the County Exec Office, Mayor's Office, local NAACP, and faith communities. Learn more HERE. Masks, gloves required.
Living Legacy Project

"Voting Rights: the Struggle Continues" Webinar Series, Tuesday, June 30, 7:30pm, Register uulivinglegacy.org/votingrights
The Living Legacy Project (whose music director Reggie Harris led our worship on May 24) offers a Voting Rights Webinar Series every Tuesday through the election. This month, we feature three generations of voting rights activists: Mrs. Ellie Dahmer, Dr. Joyce Ladner, and Ms. Arekia Bennett. Find more information and the link to register HERE.
UU Racism Report Available

UUA president Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray asks that we all read and share the UUA Commission on Institutional Change 's report on racism and white supremacy culture within Unitarian Universalism, called Widening the Circle of Concern . "The report names the ways UUs are being called to embrace new opportunities for inclusion and accessibility like never before." Read the report online at uua.org/coic-report through June 28 only , or order a print version HERE.
Supporting One Another

The Minister's Discretionary Fund can confidentially support members who 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

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, admin@fusw.org . No one may enter the building without authorization from our minister, Viola Abbitt ( minister@fusw.org) or Board of Trustees . Stay home, stay safe .
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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