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UPCOMING SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICES  
10:15 AM in Fellowship Hall
Summer Services will be held in our air-conditioned Fellowship Hall starting on Sunday, June 17th and will continue in Fellowship Hall until Sunday, September 2, 2018.
Sunday, July 1, 2018
"What to Make of a Diminished Thing"
Adam Davis and Worship Committee

Diminishment, personal and environmental, can be a source of deep sadness. Robert Frost's poem, 'The Oven Bird', offers wisdom for acknowledging these feelings and moving forward.
Sunday, July 8, 2018
"All Are Called"
Amanda Owings, Mona Shannon and Worship Committee

Annually, Unitarian Universalists from across the world gather together to worship, to learn, and to collectively make decisions as an Association of Congregations. The theme of this year's General Assembly (GA) was, "All Are Called". 18 people of this congregation joined about 2,800 participants. In this service, we will explore the powerful challenge and beautiful spirit behind those three simple words.
UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS

Bookmark our UUCUC Events webpage for future reference.
UUCUC Mindfulness Meditation Group Join fellow UU's in a mindfulness meditation practice before worship service on Sundays ( detailed schedule ) in the YRUU room. As always, the door will be left slightly open so that late arrivals can enter quietly.
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Next UU Happy Hour is Tonight, June 28th at Houlihan’s.

Join us at the next UU Happy Hour TONIGHT, June 28th, at Houlihan’s. Come anytime between 5:00 and 7:00 pm to get together, chat, and relax. Houlihan’s is located at 1900 S 1st St., at the I Hotel in Champaign. For more information about the Happy Hour Group contact Russ Rybicki.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
The new Fiscal Year is upon us! A friendly reminder that the 2018-2019 fiscal year starts this Sunday, July 1st! When making pledge payments, please note in the memo field which fiscal year you would like your payment to be applied.
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The church office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th for Independence Day.
CARE CORE NEWS
Rev. Matt Tittle passed away June 26, 2018. Sorrow and deep condolences to Gail, Sophie and Alex.
Joys and Sorrows

Tim Temple - Please keep Jerry's family in your thoughts and prayers, as they prepare their final goodbyes to Mother Marian, Marian Carden. They maintain a vigil at her bedside.

Pat Nolan - Thanks to all who attended the "ICE OUT" rally on Saturday - the turnout was far greater than we expected. Thanks also to all who are protesting immigration policy in other ways.

Tamara Ducey - Sadly, I am leaving Urbana. Happily, I am moving to SW Champaign.
Do you need a ride to church? Would you be willing to give a ride to a fellow congregant? We are so pleased to announce that Anne Reeser (217) 369-1764 has generously volunteered to coordinate rides to church on Sundays for those who need them. If you need a ride, call Anne by Saturday night. If you are willing to be on a list for giving people rides please call Anne today and let her know so she can have a list of drivers to call on. 
SOCIAL ACTION COMMITTEE NEWS
June Shared Offering is supporting Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres.

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is a private, nonprofit international association, created in December 1971 on the belief that all people have the right to medical care regardless of gender, race, religion, creed, or political affiliation, and that the needs of these people outweigh respect for national boundaries. MSF often works in crisis contexts, including crises caused by natural disasters, health emergencies, and armed conflict and war.

Doctors Without Borders/MSF won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999.

Shared Offering Note: All designated checks/envelopes and half of the Sunday plate offerings in June will be sent directly to Doctors Without Borders/MSF. Thank you in advance for your generous support.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (RE) NEWS
Summer religious education classes for K-5 will be in Children's Chapel. The nursery will be available for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Coming Soon - A wonderful opportunity for OWL (Our Whole Lives)
training close to home!

Where?
Unitarian Universalist Church Bloomington-Normal
1613 E Emerson
Bloomington, IL

When?
July 19-21, 2018
July 19, Thursday: 5:00 dinner, 5:30-9:30 training (with snacks)
July 20, Friday: 8:00 breakfast, 8:30-5:30 training (including lunch)
July 21, Saturday: 8:00 breakfast, 8:30-2:30 training (including lunch)

Cost?
$275 per person

Registration fee includes training sessions and all meals and snacks as indicated. Participants are responsible for the required materials, travel, and hotel accommodations.

Here’s the best part! UUCUC will pay the registration fee for two participants . If needed, there is room for help with accommodation as well. Those interested must be willing to commit to teach OWL twice as part of a team in the next five years.

For those unfamiliar, OWL is a comprehensive, lifespan sexuality education program for youth. We are blessed to have been able to offer this class at our church to all our interested middle schoolers for many years. In our religious education program, it is offered every other year. More details about the OWL curriculum are available at http://www.uua.org/re/owl .

If you are interested, please contact Jody Hanger, RE Assistant, at re-director@uucuc.org . She would be happy to answer questions, put you in contact with other trained OWL facilitators in our congregation, or help get you registered for the training.
CHURCH CALENDAR
Dates are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, visit our UUCUC Calendar page .

Note: Parenthesised meetings/events are outside rentals. Asterisk meetings/events are closed.
Thursday, June 28
(Rental: Many Paths: an Agnostic AA) / 6:00 pm / Classroom #1
 
Saturday, June 30
(Rental: Many Paths: an Agnostic AA) / 4:30 pm / Classroom #1

Sunday, July 1
Partner Church Committee / 9:00 am / Library
Mindfulness Mediation / 9:20 am / YRUU Classroom
Worship Service / 10:15 am / Fellowship Hall
Broadly Graded Summer RE / 10:15 / Children's Chapel
Young Adults Group / 11:30 am / Fellowship Hall

Monday, July 2
Bridge Group / 1:00 pm / Children's Chapel

Tuesday, July 3
(Rental: DSC Playgroup) / 9:00 am / Nursery

Wednesday, July 4
Church office is closed for Independence Day
eNews and OOS content is due to pubs@uucuc.org no later than noon

Thursday, July 5
(Rental: Many Paths: an Agnostic AA) / 6:00 pm / Classroom #1
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UUCUC Contact Information
Church Office Summer Hours
Starting June 18th, the church office will start summer hours: Monday through Thursday 10 am - 2 pm and Friday 10 am to Noon.
Church Office
(217) 384-8862
Rev. Florence Caplow
Minister
Kate Barton
Events Coordinator
Matt Sheppard
Music Director
Sherry Bohlen
Membership Coordinator
Rosalyn Maziarka
Office Administrator
Shornor Vineyard
Custodian and Building Caretaker
Beth Cobb
Assistant for Services
Matthew Gladden
Accompanist
Jody Hanger
Assistant for Religious Education
Mary Foltz
Childcare Coordinator
Emily McKown
Summer RE Teacher
Stephanie Cobb
Sunday Kitchen Helper