FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY OF WESTCHESTER
THE SCOOP
Sunday, May 12, Whole Congregation Worship
"Beauty: Hidden and Re-Discovered"
Ulrich-Dowling Program Group
10:30 am
Here are the latest opportunities to deepen
your faith and connect with our community.
RE This Sunday

Children, youth, and families are attending whole congregation worship at 10:30am. For more RE information, visit the Society website and check the weekly RE News .
Town Hall

Town Hall Meeting, Sunday May 19, 12:00pm
Join the Board, Finance Committee, and Transition Steering Committee. Discuss the proposed budget and hear ideas for upcoming programming. A proposal to amend the bylaws will also be presented (click HERE to read). Bring a lunch or finger food snacks to share.
Annual Meeting

 FUSW Annual Congregation Meeting, Sunday, June 2, After Worship
Committee Chairs : Year-End Reports Are Due . Send your report as soon as possible to Irene Jong so we can include them in the FUSW Annual Report.
Summer Services Sign Up

Have a service topic close to your heart that you want to share with the congregation? Sign up now to lead one of our lay-led Summer Services, which start Sunday, June 17. Look for the signup sheet by the sanctuary.
Looking Ahead

Rev. Peggy will be in our pulpit three more times this year.
  • May 19 - Memorial Sunday
  • June 2 - Gratitude Sunday
  • June 9 - Flower Communion & Transition Ceremonies
POSTPONED Special Youth & Parent Event

The Westchester UU congregations and Center Lane retreat for youth and parents about building healthy youth relationships, scheduled for May 11, has been postponed until Fall 2019 - details to come!
There's Still Space!

These auction items have room for more :
  • “Walking Tour of Park Hill” May 11 $20pp
  • “Weir to Beer Walking Tour” May 18 $10pp
  • “Taste of Vienna, Part II Music Salon” June 8 $30pp
Click HERE for details and contact Irene Jong to sign up.
Spring Cleaning

FUSW Spring Grounds Day, Sunday, May 12, after worship - 2:30 pm
Yes, It’s Mother’s Day, so let’s all get out and help mother nature. Stay after service and help us make our lovely grounds look their best! Questions? Contact: Nancy Eisenman.
Common Ground Coffehouse

Singer-Songwriters in-the-Round, Saturday, May 18, 7:30pm, FUSW
Join us for an evening of singer-songwriters performing in-the-round, Joshua Garcia , Lisa Bastoni, and Vincent Cross. Tickets HERE.
Memorial Sunday

Sunday, May 19, Memorial Sunday, 10:30am
We honor those who have passed and celebrate lives well lived. Carrie McEvoy, William’s wife, will bring a gift for the congregation, and we’ll lay a stone in the memorial garden. Want to take a role in this service? Contact Rev. Peggy Clarke.
Learn More About RE

Each week, we post information about Religious Education in the Scoop , including any need for volunteers. Visit the Society website and read the RE News newsletter to learn more. To receive the RE News , email Tracy Breneman .
UUA Monthly Newsletter

"Wherever you are on your journey, the UUA is here with support, guidance, and connection along the way. This month's newsletter (click HERE ) offers resources to support Unitarian Universalist youth and young adults." - Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, UUA President
In the Region

CERSI - the Central East Region Summer Institute, July 7-13, Oberlin College, OH
Our theme speaker is Dr. Ysaÿe Barnwell speaking on Building the Vocal Community. Enjoy workshops, with time for sharing, listening, singing, and playing. Scholarships available. Apply by May 31. Visit cersiuu.org.
When you purchase gifts at Amazon Smile and specify First Unitarian Society of Westchester, Amazon will make a donation to FUSW! Shop at smile.amazon.com.
To Volunteer

Religious Education: contact Carolyn Hanson
Sunday Greeters: contact Sara Kelsey
Midnight Run: contact Arthur Lowenstein
Sunday morning “Bread Run”: contact George McAnanama
The Scoop e-newsletter is sent out each week. Have news to share? Submit articles to pam.fusw@gmail.com by Tuesday at noon. To subscribe to the Religious Education Ministry Newsletter, contact DRETracyB@gmail.com . To schedule events on the FUSW Calendar, contact admin@fusw.org
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