FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY OF WESTCHESTER
The Scoop
Online Worship, Sunday, September 27
Connections - Kol Nidre 5781
Rev. Kristina Church and Ron Katz
10:30am

or call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID 600 398 863
Passcode: 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 during this time.
Upcoming Events



  • Saturday, September 26, 3:00pm, FUSW Fundraiser Concert to Benefit the Minister's Discretionary Fund. Contact: Denise Woodin (dcw2@optonline.net)



Upcoming Worship

  • Sunday, October 4, 10:30am “TBA ~ Rev. Lane Cobb. Guest Speaker

  • Sunday, September 27, 10:30am “TBA ~ Rev. Kristina Church, Minister
Reserve Your Spot Now to Meet Rev. Kristina this Weekend - in Person!

Rev. Kristina Church will be visiting FUSW this weekend, September 26-27 (her sermon on Sunday will be delivered from our building)! On Saturday, September 26, she will be available to meet with some of us in person. Sign up for a time slot to meet Rev. Kristina HERE. Note: We have revised our meeting slots to a max of 5 people at a time, to allow for ample social distancing. Questions? Contact Rina Schunk (admin@fusw.org).
Meet Rev. Kristina Church - Virtually

Lunch Zoom Chat with Rev. Kristina Church, Wednesdays, 12:00pm noon
I'm so excited to be seeing some of you in person this weekend, and to learn more about this community. In the meantime, please join our lunchtime Zoom social hour every Wednesday at noon. The link is zoom.us/j/91694040482?pwd=b25VYWJXcGhwaFV4Mk9INGRqOXBLZz09, or call (audio only) 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 916 9404 0482, Passcode: 515920. I'm very much looking forward to our time together in Hastings in a few days. 'Til then, may you be well and safe ~ Rev. Kristina Church
Look for Your Status Reports

Status reports through Tuesday, September 22, will be emailed out within the next week. Be sure to check your email for your report. Hard copies will be mailed to anyone without an email address. If you have any questions contact Susan Greenberg (fuswtreasurer@gmail.com)
Congratulations

Earlier this month, at the historic UU Church of Buffalo, the combined congregations of Buffalo and UU Church of Amherst ordained Rev. Kristina Church into the UU ministry. To the love given by these churches that nurtured her, we add our warm wishes and heartfelt congratulations! Enjoy highlights of the ordination HERE
Watcha Doing?

A lot! Take a look at the many ways our faith community is supporting social justice initiatives. Reach out to our contacts to lend your hand!

Black Lives Matter - Vigil at 6:00pm every Monday, corner of Odell and Warburton, Yonkers. Contact Sue McAnanama (suemcanama@gmail.com).

Bread for the People - Deliver day old bread from Stop & Shop in Dobbs Ferry to the Yonkers YWCA. Contact George McAnanama (gmcvet4p@gmail.com).

Midnight Run - Volunteers distribute food, clothing, blankets, and personal care items to our neighbors in NYC who are homeless. Contact Art Lowenstein (arthur.lowenstein@gmail.com).

UU the Vote - See the latest call to action from the UUA, and join the work to encourage turnout and fight voter suppression: uuthevote.org.
Outdoor Opportunities

Although our building remains closed, FUSW committees and small groups may meet outdoors on our grounds with prior approval from the Board. For a list of the guidelines and for Board approval, contact Denise Woodin (dcw2@optonline.net) at least 3 days before your scheduled meeting.
FUSW Contacts & Information

Questions or Concerns about FUSW?
Feel free to reach out to any member of our Board of Trustees for information. Find current Board members at fusw.org/board-of-trustees (place 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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