2021 Feb 21 | Winter #9
Upcoming Online Worship
Sun Feb 21, 10:00am ~ “How Do You Feel? Understanding Emotion
~ Rev. Meredith Garmon

How do -- i.e., what is the process through which -- you feel? Where do emotions come from and what's the best thing to do with them?

Sun Feb 28, 10:00am ~ “Ending the Pursuit of Happiness
~ Rev. Meredith Garmon

Chasing, chasing, chasing isn't how a rich and meaningful life is best constructed.
Click here to join our Sunday Worship
or phone in (audio only): 646-876-9923 · Webinar: 761 321 991 · Passcode: 468468
 
or phone in (audio only): 929-436-2866 · Meeting: 336 956 2210 · Passcode: 468468

Diane and Hans invite families with young children for a special coffee hour gathering after worship this Sunday (approx. 11:30am) to catch up and connect in RE Room 8428.

For additional CUUC program & login information, scroll to bottom
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On the Journey
Click here for the February issue of On the Journey: “Belonging”
Messages from Ministry


Enjoy the K-4th grade class 8th Principle video shown in worship last Sunday. Visit the RE Resources and Announcements doc, which includes events, worship activity sheets, and Black History Month resources for families.

Fri Feb 19: 8th-12th Grade Youth Group meets 7:00-8:30pm in RE Room 8428. We look forward to being joined by Croton UU youth and RE leaders.

Sun Feb 21: Enjoy this Sunday’s Time for All Ages activity sheet: Managing Emotions.
Diane and Hans invite families with young children for a special coffee hour gathering after worship (approx. 11:30am) to catch up and connect in RE Room 8428. K-9th grade and Parent/Caregiver classes do not meet this Sunday. Classes meet next on February 28th. 

Click here for the full schedule, including class dates and topics (pp. 3-4). Click here for weekly RE announcements. Sign up to receive the weekly RE newsletter. Visit the Adult RE Parent/Caregiver class resource document with materials for adults who are supporting youth in developing healthy self-esteem and relationships. 

Music as the “language of the heart” is a popular trope, although itʼs useful to remember that the art formʼs capacity to embody human emotion was not always viewed as its primary virtue. With the development of opera at the turn of the 17th century, the composer Claudio Monteverdi wrote about a “seconda prattica”... Read Adam Kent's blog post.
Congregation & Community News
Our Faith Family

Celebration of Life for Sumi Mitsudo Koide, Sat Feb Feb 27, 3:00pm, Rm 2210 or phone (audio only): 929-436-2866; Meeting: 336 956 2210; Passcode: 468468
We gather online to honor the memory of longtime member Sumi Koide, who passed away Feb 15, at age 91. Dr. Mitsudo was a member of Montefiore Hospital’s surgical pathology service and a professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She was deeply involved in social justice, including national and local civil rights, women’s equity, and social justice groups. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Westchester Fund for Women and Girls W141 at the Westchester Community Foundation in her name.

Celebration of Life for Emma Lou Sailors, Sun Mar 7, 3:30pm, Click here to join the service (or phone 646-558-8656; Meeting: 931 6784 3639; Passcode: 952933)
The First Unitarian Society will host a memorial service for Emma Lou Sailors Louis, who passed away Jan 28. If you have photos to contribute to a video montage, please forward to Rina Schunk (admin@fusw.org) by Sun Feb 28.
From Caring & Sharing

The Caring & Sharing Committee can assist any CUUC senior who has been unable to make a vaccine appointment and has no one available to help them navigate the process. We also are seeking people who are willing to help our seniors make appointments, If you need an appointment or can help others get theirs, please contact Robin Rocchi (robinandal@verizon.net, 914-777-3216).
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Beloved Conversations Program

Beloved Conversations Virtual: Spring Term, Mar - May, Register by Fri Feb 26: bcvirtual.meadville.edu
Beloved Conversations is a program for UUs seeking to embody racial justice as a spiritual practice, and it delivers the toolkit necessary to work on the dismantling racism and building Beloved Community – together. Register by Fri Feb 26 and receive a generous tuition rebate, from our anonymous donors and matched by CUUC. Learn more in our Beloved Conversations announcement.
Caring & Sharing 

If we can help you or someone you know in our congregation, reach out to Joan Traber (joantraber@yahoo.com, 914-617-9622) or Lois Holt (mediamomforlife@gmail.com, 914-329-0603). You may also contact the CUUC office (admin@cucwp.org).
February Share the Plate: MLK Institute for Nonviolence
We share half our non-pledge collection this month with the Westchester Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute for Nonviolence, which has promoted nonviolent activism for social justice since 1987. Mail checks to CUUC with the memo "Share the Plate - MLK" or click here to pay online, and select "Share the Plate."
Online Offering
To make your offering, pay your pledge, or donate to our Share the Plate, use our PayPal button here. Or go to our website, cucwp.org and click "Donate." You may also click on the chalice picture at right.
The CUUC passcode for all our Zoom gatherings is 468468.
For one-click links to our online meeting rooms, see below.
Links are also in our online Event Calendar (click on event) at cucwp.org.
Weekly Calendar and Logins

Visit cucwp.org/calendar on our website and click on an event for login information. To reserve an online meeting room, contact admin@cucwp.org.

Fri Feb 19 - 9:00am Past Prime Time Dance Party (Rm 8428); 11:00am Journey Group: Rev. Garmon (Rm 7899); 3:00pm "A Tempo with Adam" (Rm 5149); 7:00pm Journey Group: Sehdeva/Cox (Rm 7899); 7:00pm Youth Group, 8th-12th Grade (Rm 8428)

Sat Feb 20 - 10:00am Zen Practice Online (Rm 7899); 4:00pm Journey Group: Leahy (Rm 2210)

Sun Feb 21 - 10:00am Sunday Worship (Rm 1991); 11:15am Coffee Hour (Rm 2210); 11:30am Children's Families Coffee Hour (Rm 8428); 11:45am Journey Group: Miller/Walkup (Rm 6161); 11:45am Journey Group: Freiberger (Rm 7899)

Mon Feb 22 - 3:00pm "A Tempo with Adam" (Rm 5149); 7:00pm Journey Group: Van Hoomissen (Rm 2210)

Tue Feb 23 - 10:00am Music Appreciation (Rm 5149); 7:00pm Choir Rehearsal, Soprano/Alto (Rm 3131)

Wed Feb 24 - 9:00am Past Prime Time Dance Party (Rm 8428); 5:45pm Social Justice Coordinators (Rm 7899); 7:00pm Choir Rehearsal, Tenor/Bass (Rm 3131)

Thu Feb 25- 10:00am Journey Group: Traber (Rm 6161); 10:00am Music Appreciation (Rm 5149); 11:30am Science & Spirituality Group (Rm 7899); 7:00pm Choir Rehearsal (Rm 3131); 7:15pm Children's Story Time (Rm 4635); 7:30pm Journey Group: Majsak (Rm 6161)

Fri Feb 26 - 9:00am Past Prime Time Dance Party (Rm 8428); 3:00pm "A Tempo with Adam" (Rm 5149)

Sat Feb 27 - 10:00am Zen Practice Online (Rm 7899); 3:00pm Celebration of Life for Sumi Koide (Rm 2210)

Sun Feb 28 - 9:00am Environmental Practices (Rm 6161); 10:00am Sunday Worship (Rm 1991); 11:00am Congregational Vote (Rm 1991); 11:30am Coffee Hour (Rm 2210); 11:40am K-4th Grade RE Class (Rm 8428); 11:40am 5th-7th Grade RE Class (Rm 8428); 11:50am 7th-9th Grade RE Class (Rm 8428); 12:00pm Adult RE: Supporting the Youth in Your Lives: Parents and Caregivers as Sexuality Educators (Rm 8428)

ONLINE MEETING ROOM LOGINS

Webinar 1991 - one-click login: https://bit.ly/CUUC-Worship;
or two-step login: zoom.us/j/761321991 + Passcode: 468468;
or phone (audio only): 646-876-9923 · Webinar: 761 321 991 · Passcode: 468468
 
or two-step login: zoom.us/j/3369562210 + Passcode: 468468;
or phone (audio only): 929-436-2866 · Meeting: 336 956 2210 · Passcode: 468468 
 
or two-step login: zoom.us/j/2898507899 + Passcode: 468468;
or phone (audio only): 646-876-9923 · Meeting: 289 850 7899 · Passcode: 468468

or two-step login: zoom.us/j/3131953131 + Passcode: 468468;
or phone (audio only): 646-876-9923 · Meeting ID: 313 195 3131 · Passcode: 468468
 
or two-step login: zoom.us/j/6161636161 + Passcode: 468468;
or phone (audio only): 929-436-2866 · Meeting: 616 163 6161 · Passcode: 468468

or two-step login: zoom.us/j/602164635 + Passcode: 468468;
or phone (audio only): 646-558-8656 · Meeting: 602 164 635 · Passcode: 468468
 
or two-step login: zoom.us/j/817388428 + Passcode: 468468;
or phone (audio only): 646-558-8656 · Meeting: 817 388 428 · Passcode: 468468 
   
Room 5149 "A Tempo with Adam" Live Concerts - one-click login: zoom.us/j/93960775149?pwd=N1luZHJWUjdabG1mOVczUzhQOVh1QT09;
or two-step login: zoom.us/j/93960775149 + Passcode: 468468;
or phone (audio only): 929-436-2866 · Meeting: 939 6077 5149 · Passcode: 468468
Please mute your microphones.
Contacts
Minister: Rev. Meredith Garmon, minister@cucwp.org, 914-946-1660 x3
Dir of Lifespan Religious Education and Faith Development: Tracy Breneman, cuucwptracy@gmail.com, 914-434-7539
Community Minister: Rev. Deb Morra, getreal714@gmail.com, 914-830-1509
Community Minister: Rev. LoraKim Joyner, amoloros@gmail.com
Music Director: Adam Kent, music@cucwp.org, 212-595-7280
Choir Director: Lisa Meyer, choir@cucwp.org
Choir Pianist: Georgianna Pappas, georgianna.pappas@gmail.com
Children's Music Director: Lyra Harada, musicalyra13@gmail.com
Congregation & Communications Administrator: Pamela Parker, admin@cucwp.org, 914-946-1660 x2
Bookkeeper: Diane Pearson, cuucwpbookkeeper@gmail.com, 946-1660 x5
Board of Trustees
Board Chair: Joe Majsak, jmajsak@verizon.net
Vice Chair: Debra Manetta, debramanetta@gmail.com
Treasurer: Chris Kortlandt, treasurercuucwp@gmail.com
Secretary: Terri Kung, madterri@gmail.com
Social Justice Coordinators
Mary Cavallero, marycava4@gmail.com
Emily Economou, emily.economou@gmail.com
Jeff Tomlinson, jefftomlinson8@gmail.com
Rev. Meredith Garmon, minister@cucwp.org