UUCGT  Flash 
November 15, 2018
Vol. 12, Issue 560
 
In This Issue
Reflection
Thanksgiving Feast
All Music Service
Calendar of Events
Holiday Tree Decorating
UU Social Justice
Bulletin Board
End Note
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Reflection....

"May I live this day
compassionate of heart,
clear in word,
gracious in awareness,
courageous in thought,
generous in love."

~ John O'Donohue
To Bless the Space Between Us


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UUCGT Annual Thanksgiving
Service & Potluck Dinner
~ Sunday, November 18 ~
Gilbert Lodge @  Twin Lakes Park

 
There is still time to sign up!
email Rick Walter 

Tickets available at the door:   $5.00/person or $15.00/family
Bring a dish to add to our bountiful feast
and your own table service

Everyone is Welcome!

Arrival & Fellowship - 10:30
Service with UUCGT Vocal Ensemble - 11:00
Thanksgiving Dinner - 11:30

(No service at UUCGT, Center Road on 11/18/18)

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A note regarding our service on November 25:  
In keeping with this Season of Gratitude,  members  and  friends  are invited to speak of a personal gratitude.  I f you would like to  participate  in the  service on 11/25/18, p lease contact  Max Old Bear  



UUCGT All Music Service ~ December 9
 
Anyone who would like to play in the "Impromptu Orchestra" on Sunday, December 9, please contact office@uucgt.org  

We'll need your name, what instrument you play and your email.
Thank you!

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5th Annual Interfaith Christmas Eve Service
at the State Theatre

Volunteers are needed!
Ushers / Greeters
Organist

If interested, please contact Donna Stein-Harris or Hal Gurian

UUCGT Calendar of Events
(Please contact  office@uucgt.org  to schedule all meetings and events)


Shantideva Fan Club: Thursday, November 15, 9:30am, sanctuary

Congregational Care Team: Thursday, November 15, 1:00pm, library



With Special Guest, t he Cat in the Hat !
 

UUCGT Social Justice Team
Meeting  Sunday, December 2 @ 11:45am
Join us!
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Links on Bail requirements:

Learn more at American Friends Service Committee ( www.afsc.org)

 

UCGT Bulletin Board

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UUCGT Financial Report as of September 30, 2018: 
please click here

Safe Harbor Volunteer Sign-up continues:
UUCGT is providing the volunteers for the Safe Harbor Homeless Shelter during the week from Saturday evening, December 8 through Saturday morning, December 15.  
There will be a sign up table at the Thanksgiving Feast this Sunday.  Volunteer positions are available for those who wish to furnish, prepare and serve dinner, act as evening or overnight hosts, serve breakfast or help with morning cleaning duties.  We still have half (46) of our volunteer positions to fill and three weeks left to get volunteers.  
Please come and sign up to give a few hours of your time to help our neighbors experiencing homelessness.  
For more information or to volunteer, contact Mike or Sandra McDonald at 231-935-3759 or 

Your UUCGT Membership Committee Seeks Greeters and....
Greeting is FUN and has Just Become Easier (details shared when you sign up!)  
One additional Greeter is needed on 
December 2 & 16
Two Greeters are needed on December 23 & 30
Many Thanks!

UU Men's Group:  Monday, December 3, 5:30pm @ Minerva's

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Call for Art!
Our next UU Art Exhibition will be a collaboration of favorite pieces from your personal collections - always a favorite!

- Select a piece of art and bring it to UU before November 18
- Please include a short note on why this selection speaks to you
- It is important for each piece to be labeled with your name and address.  Pieces will be returned January 6-12

Questions? contact Barb McClellan, 941-2368 or  bingo2755@gmail.com

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Local Community Needs
End Note...

 

  

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