UUCGT  Flash 
June 6, 2019
Vol. 13, Issue 589
In This Issue
Sunday Service
UUA General Assembly
Summer Potlucks Are Back!
UUCGT Bulletin Board
Social Justice
UUCGT Calendar
End Note...

Congregational Vision

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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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Reflection...JAZZ  Church

Music happens to be an art form
that transcends language.
The Spirit of Jazz
is the Spirit of Openness...

- Herbie Hancock
American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader, composer, actor
Sunday Service 
Sunday, June 9 - Rev. Jane Lippert
Richard Miller, c oordinator
10:30 AM:   "Jazz Church"
Jazz music offers an underlying theme with space for spontaneity and improvisation. What about Jazz speaks to our faith and our community?
Children and Youth Programs this Sunday
PreK-5th grade and Youth (5th-8th grade) programs, and Nursery care for infants through age 4 are available.

Children please remain in the sanctuary until after Children's Benediction.

June 19 - 23

Jerry Schatz and Barb Conley are Member Delegates representing UUCGT at the UUA General Assembly in Spokane, WA.
Request to UUCGT Members:  Please review draft UUA Statement of Conscience  and send any comments or concerns regarding this document, the General Assembly  Agenda or UUA governance to Jerry or Barb before June 12. Their contact information is available in the directory.

Thank you for your interest and support of UUCGT
at the UUA General Assembly!

2019 UUCGT Annual Meeting

Photos courtesy of Charles Brackett
Wednesdays @ 5:30 PM

     June 12 - Potluck at UUCGT
     June 19 - Potluck at Sandra & Mike McDonald's
     June 26 - Potluck at UUCGT
Potlucks in July & August are held at member's homes
Summer rules...
Please bring your own table service & beverages
We hope to see you soon!  
UUCGT Bulletin Board 

check mark PLEASE NOTE:  UUCGT Office will be closed Monday & Tuesday, June 10 and 11. Staff will be working on year-end administrative projects. E mergency calls only please ~  Thank you!

check mark Freebie Table! Check out the Lost & Found & Freebies Table in the social hall! Welcome your 'things' back home!

UUCGT Ice Cream Social!
Sunday, June 16 ~  after the Service
Welcome Summer!!

STOP....and Smell the Roses!
Open Garden Celebration
5  Year Anniversary! Sunday, June 30, 3:00 - 6:00 pm

Bring a vase, stroll the gardens, cut your own bouquet!
Enjoy light refreshments & good company in Karl's Gazebo
6351 Cherry Blossom Drive
contact Lauren Keinath, 342-0617

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Local Community Needs

Commit to #WearOrange on June 7 for
National Gun Violence Prevention Day

Friday, June 7 - marks  the 5th
National Gun Violence Prevention Day
Join the #WearOrange movement with fellow gun violence prevention organizations to honor all those we have lost, and continue to push for the changes this country needs.

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Together we can do great things
Emmy Lou Cholak, Co-Chair UU Social Justice

Pride Week

Traverse City's official LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration is taking place
June 17 - 23 throughout  downtown Traverse City.  This marks the 6th year of the celebration, with a continued mission of making the region a more diverse, inclusive and safe place for everyone. 

!Pride March!
Saturday, June 22
Rally at 5:30 pm
Traverse City's F & M Park (map )

Look for the UUCGT banner and our Welcome flag!
Join UUers for the Pride March

Gather at the Pride Picnic in F & M Park at 5:30 pm for a rally, then march down Front Street to the Open Space for a family-friendly Visibility Celebration.

Up North Pride's week-long lineup of festivities varies with options of entertainment, food and drink, live performances plus more--and the majority are free to the public or a suggested donation. Check out highlights, events and additional details at:  http://upnorthpride.com/events

UUCGT Calendar of Events

To schedule all meetings and events, contact  office@uucgt.org  

- UU Office will be closed Monday & Tuesday, June 10 & 11. Staff will be working on year-end administrative tasks. Emergency calls only, please. Thanks!

- Stretch & Strengthen: Monday & Wednesday @ 11:00a.m. 
Everyone is Welcome!

- Indivisible Team meeting, Monday, June 10, 3:00pm, library

- POM II HOA meeting: Monday, June 10, 7:00pm, sanctuary/social hall

- SokukoJi Buddhist Community Meditation: Tuesday, June 11, 6:30-8:30pm, meditation room

- Death Cafe: Wednesday, June 12, 1:00pm, sanctuary

- Wednesday Summer Potluck @ UUCGT! June 12, 5:30pm - Bring a dish to share and table service - Everyone is Welcome!

- Shantideva Fan Club: Thursday, June 13, 9:30am, sanctuary

- Parent's Night Out! Friday, June 14, 5:30 - 9:00pm, all building

- SokukoJi Meditation Retreat: Saturday, June 15, 9:00 - 4:00pm, sanctuary
$40 suggestion donation -  Everyone is welcome

End Note...

In a forest of a hundred thousand trees,
no two leaves are alike.
And no two journeys along the same path are alike.

- Paulo Coelho -


UUCGT office hours
Mon day - Thursday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed Friday

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