UUCGT  Flash 
                      July 24, 2020

 
In This Issue
"Let's Stay Connected!": Sunday's Service, Technology is wonderful, except when it isnt.
Religious Education
Our 2020-2021 Board
UUCGT Calendar
Bulletin Board with Links to Coronavirus Updates
Directory Update
End Note
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We are a Congregation creating a better world by nurturing the heart and expanding the mind.

We provide a safe, caring community where all can freely explore diverse religious thought. 

We work for justice and equality with the power of compassion and compassionate power.

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Hello, everyone!  I know you rely on the "Flash" to keep you updated, and I apologize for this being so last-minute.  I have spent most of Thursday and Friday wrestling with crashed web-hosting sites and other technical issues.  I'm back in the office on Saturday and hope this reaches you by Saturday afternoon.  

This coming Sunday Service, July 26, begins at 10:30 AM and has been coordinated by Misty Sheehan and Richard Miller.   The link for joining the Service via Zoom is here...



Meeting ID: 817 7744 8560
Passcode: 167208
 
Welcome and Opening Words Richard Miller and Misty Sheehan

Music:  "Starry, Starry Night" played by Jolynn Paige

Chalice Lighting and Bell - Richard Miller

Story for All Ages - "Constellations" - Betsy Hammerberg

Offertory Richard Miller

Music "This Ancient Love" written by Carolyn McDade and played by Renee Russell

Poem:  "I Bow to This Earth" written by Nancy Nordlie given by Richard Miller

Joys and Concerns  Misty Sheehan

Music: "Venus" written by Holst played by Barbara Young

Spiritual Message - "Stardust"- Misty Sheehan

Extinguish Chalice - Richard Miller

Closing Words - Misty Sheehan




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RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
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  - from RE Director Betsy Hammerberg...

One of the projects our RE kids were given this summer is to take photographs of things that bring them joy. We hope you find joy in these images!










Our 2020-2021 Board

Mary Anne Rivers, President
Tom Darnton, Vice President
Karl Keinath, Treasurer
Barb Termaat, Secretary
David Hassing
Pam Hendrick
Pat Light
Rev. Cathy Harrington (ex officio)
UUCGT Calendar -  Stay Up to Date

Sunday Services, meetings and classes are hosted on Zoom until further notice. Need help with Zoom? Click on Zoom links below. To schedule a personal visit with Rev. Cathy via Zoom or phone - after she returns August 11 - contact her by text or email:  231-301-3177;  revharrington@mac.com


This Sunday, July 26 - 10:30 AM
        Sunday Service:   Here's the Zoom Sign-in Information Again!  
 
Monday, July 27 - 10:00 AM
        Stretch & Strengthen

Every Tuesday - 10:30 AM
        Volunteer Community Lunch @ Friends Church - Contact  Mary Kiner 

Tuesday, July 28 - 2:30 PM
        Sunday Service Coordinators
        Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85170198126

Wednesday, July 29- 11:00 AM
        Stretch & Strengthen Class
Wednesday, July 29 - 5:30 PM  
         Wednesday Potluck Supper - We'll socialize at a safe distance!   All               are welcome!  C ontact Mike and Sandra McDonald  for details

Friday, July 31 - 2:00 PM
          Rehearsal for Sunday Zoom Service

To schedule all meetings & events, contact  office@uucgt.org
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UUCGT Bulletin Board
Visit our website at  www.uucgt.org

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Want to do something constructive in this time of continued cautiousness? Help set up a diverse UU Free Library with books for all ages about racism, GLBTQ+ and more! Contact Emmy Lou Cholak if interested and read more in the Beacon. Thanks!   https://littlefreelibrary.org/

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We still have
BLACK LIVES MATTER
T -shirts: 
2 med and 4 lg available at $20 apiece.
This money supports local BLM efforts!
Well-made, 100%-cotton shirts.
Please contact or come by the office.

Reminder: Book Club in August: White Fragility
Please contact Rev. Cathy.
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Coronavirus infections and cases of the Covid-19 illness are rising faster than ever before in a majority of states. Many major news outlets are offering their coverage of the pandemic for free, without needing a subscription or running into a paywall.  This is true of both

Continue to stay informed, be safe, save lives.
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The UUCGT Directory is STILL being updated!

Please send any CHANGES of contact information to
Please note: CHANGES ONLY!

* Tired of this image yet? You'll be seeing it a lot!

End Note...

"Do not get lost in a sea of despair.
Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime.. ."

- John Lewis, 1940-2020
Congressman and advocate for equality

 

   
Most of the UUCGT building is closed until further notice;
however the office will be manned Tuesday-Friday
for most of the next few weeks.
with any questions or concerns.

Contact Rev. Cathy at revharrington@mac.com
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