UUA_ChaliceUU Questions plus How to Talk About Unitarian Universalism

November 15, 2015 9:00 am
UUCC Library

Join Rev. Audette for a light breakfast and a chance to ask your questions about UUism, and talk some about how to share your UU faith with others, or help dispel common misconceptions other people have about UUism.


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Please join us for this Sunday’s service !

Bodies and Spirituality

Rev. Audette Fulbright

Sunday, November 15, 2015 10:30 am

 


November Share the Plate


Sunday November 15th


The Boys & Girls Club of Cheyenne opened its doors in November 1997 when a group of concerned citizens saw the need for a place to mentor youth here. Since then, the Club has been in the forefront of youth development, working with young people from disadvantaged economic, social, and family circumstances to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.  The after school and summer programs offer arts, character and leadership, education and career focus, health and life skills, and sports, fitness, and recreation.
Boys & Girls Club of Cheyenne, 515 W. Jefferson, Cheyenne, WY 82007         Phone: 307-778-6674

 


true colorsMaking the Choices That Feed The Soul

Sponsored by the UUCC Leadership Development Team

November 15, 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

UUCC Social Hall

Who is invited?  All UUCC members/friends who would like to learn more about themselves!

What is the event?  Fun & education!  A chance to learn about our True Colors, explore our innate authority, and develop our deep authenticity!

Why? Everyone at UUCC has gifts and talents, and room to grow. As a community, we value working and playing together in ways that promote spiritual growth. This is a fun chance to grow together!

And there are prizes!

  • DISCOVERY! You will learn a lot about yourself and other UUCC members!
  • TOOLS FOR SUCCESS! You’ll walk out with tools that will help you increase your effectiveness at home, work, church & in the community!
  • HOW TO SAY NO! You’ll become great at saying “no” so you have room for the right YES!

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Lunch with TED

Wednesday November 18th
12:00 pm at UUCC Library

Join us on the third Wednesday of each month for lunch and mental exercise! TED Talks are short presentations by some of the best thinkers in science, medicine, social issues and global innovation. Bring a lunch and join us in the UUCC library for the short 15 minute viewing and the engaging conversation and reflection that follows.


Membership Matters

membership matters…at UUCC!
Are you ready to learn more?

Sunday, Nov. 22 — 12:15 – 2:15 pm  UUCC Library

click here to sign up!

After some great food and social time at our Thanksgiving potluck, join Rev. Audette and UUCC leaders for this time to explore the meaning of membership @ UUCC and whether you are ready to take that leap!


peanuts thanksgivingAnnual Thanksgiving Potluck Luncheon

To all of our wonderful UUCC members and friends,
Please join us at church following service on Sunday November 22nd for our annual Thanksgiving Potluck luncheon. The signup board is in the church lobby. If possible, please stop in and signup to bring an item to share with us. You may also call or text Thomas at 307-640-6038, or Jessica at 307-221-3112 and we will add you to the board. The church will be providing hot and cold beverages to share.
Please note: If you are bringing a turkey to share, please have it cooked, carved, and deboned and brought to the church in advance. (i.e. Saturday) Please also save the drippings and bring them to the church for making gravy. There will be gluten free gravy available also. Please contact Thomas with any questions. 


winter arts festivalCall for Vendors for the 8th Annual UUCC WinterMart Arts & Crafts Sale

Once again the Unitarian Universalist Church of Cheyenne, 3005 Thomes Avenue is hosting the WinterMart Arts and Crafts Sale which will run Friday, December 11th, 4:30 – 6:30 pm and Saturday, December 12th, 9 am – 4 pm.

Open to all artists, craftspeople and other vendors of ONLY HAND-CRAFTED WARES. Regular booth is $55. First come first served. For more information contact Terry at 214-3932, Kathleen 421-4496, or visit our website www.uucheyenne.org to download the form. Entries should be received no later than Friday, December 4th.


stockingsUUCC Community Christmas Project

Christmas Stockings for Homeless Children and Youth

This year our church community outreach holiday project will be to make and fill stockings for the homeless children and youth of Cheyenne.  According to our local school district, there have been between 250 and 300 school children with no fixed address enrolled during the past 2 years, and of those between 40 and 60 are considered “unaccompanied,” meaning they do not have a parent or guardian present in their daily lives.  We have been in communication with Denise Kittelson, student support liaison for schools, and she is most appreciative of our project idea.  So here it is, you kind and generous people!
Each Sunday before and/or after service (with the exception of November 22), we will have tables set up in the Social Hall with all the materials needed to decorate about 60 stockings.  We hope the children AND parents and other adults will each decorate one stocking – some for boys and some for girls, young ones and teens.  Directions will be on the tables.  Then comes the FUN part!  We need to fill them with small gifts.  Here are some suggestions:
Hats     Gloves/mittens    Socks    Underwear    Food (snack bars, fruit snacks)    Hair Brushes    Hair ties for girls
Personal care items (shampoo, lotion, lip balm, deodorant, toothpaste & brushes, etc)
Small toys for younger ones      Small gift cards ($10-15) from King Soopers
And of course items that you all think might be fun!
Please place your donations in the food collection bin in the church lobby or give to Sandi Gaulke (630-5856 or stgaulke@openvistas.net)
We will also accept cash donations to purchase the above items.


House Warming LogoOpen House

Edith Cook invites you to celebrate her new home by attending her Open House, Saturday, Nov. 14, from 2 to 5 PM, a non-alcoholic event. No housewarming gifts, please.
Directions:
From I-25, take Exit 65 (“Slater”). Turn left, traverse the overpass. You’ll dead-end into a paved road, “Richeau Road.” Turn left, note her house to the south. Travel about a mile until you come to a green gate. If the cows are off in the distance, the gate will be open. Turn into the driveway with the dog-mangled woodpiles.
Her new address is 83 Richeau Road, Wheatland, WY 82201; email: e104cook@gmail.com


  clothing donationsWinter Clothing Donations

Many agencies in the Cheyenne community are asking for warm winter clothing for their clients.  Family Promise, our local program for homeless families, is especially in need of children’s coats.
Please place your gently used, clean winter clothing of any type in the bin in the church lobby.  We will make sure it gets to those who need it most.  Thank you!


Bring One ~ Feed One

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
~Mother Teresa
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UUCC FOOD DONATION BIN is located in the lobby.  Can you contribute ONE non-perishable food item per month?
As the winter months descend upon our community, we will return to collecting non-perishable food for Cheyenne’s food pantries.  If each person can bring just ONE food item per month, together we can make a big difference.  This month, we would like to support the Wyoming Coalition for the Homeless.  They are in great need of breakfast items – breakfast bars and cookies and instant oatmeal as well as soups for lunch.  They also welcome warm clothes for the women who come to the shelter.
One request from the pantries:  please donate food in original, unopened, dated packaging.
Let’s make a difference for hungry folks who are homeless in Cheyenne.


 Calendar of Events


Wednesday Nov-11 5:30pm – 6:30pm Meditation – Room 5
5:30pm – 6:30pm Yoga for Recovery – Social Hall
7:00pm – 8:00pm Choir – Sanctuary
7:30pm – 9:00pm Taylor Men’s Basketball Club – Social Hall
Thursday Nov-12 7:15am – 7:45am Meditation – Room 5
12:00pm – 1:00pm Yoga – Social Hall
6:30pm – 7:30pm NA – Social Hall
7:00pm – 8:30pm Chalice Circle – Library
Friday Nov-13 12:00pm – 1:00pm Southeast Wyoming Islamic Group – Rms 12 & 13
Saturday Nov-14 7:30am – 3:00pm Sankofa – Social Hall
    10:00am – 11:00am Body Lines Dance – Social Hall
Sunday Nov-15 9:00am – 10:00am UU Questions – How to Talk About UU – Library
9:15am – 10:00am Meditation – Room 5
9:45am – 10:15am Choir – Sanctuary
10:30am – 11:30am Sunday Service & Children’s Religious Education – Sanctuary
11:45am – 12:30pm Children’s Choir – Sanctuary
12:00pm – 1:00pm Sr. High Youth Group – Sr. High Room
12:00pm – 2:30pm Making the Choices That Feed the Soul – Sanctuary
4:00pm – 6:00pm Volleyball – Social Hall

Other Community Events


CVB-LOGOPlease take a few minutes and complete this online survey below regarding Cheyenne’s Tourism Business. As you may be aware, the tourism industry employs more than 3,000 Laramie County residents, making it the County’s  third largest employer, behind F.E. Warren Air Force Base and the State of Wyoming. D

Dear Cheyenne Tourism and Business Leader,

Visit Cheyenne is working with InterVISTAS Consulting, an international tourism consulting firm, to conduct a comprehensive survey to better understand Cheyenne’s tourism strengths and opportunities for future growth.

Visit Cheyenne is the official destination marketing organization for Laramie County and has been dedicated to attracting leisure and convention visitors for more than 25 years. We are governed by a Joint Powers Board and are funded by the County lodging tax approved by voters every four years.

The survey will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. As a dedicated stakeholder in the local community, your feedback is valuable to this effort, even if you are not directly involved in tourism.

As you may be aware, the tourism industry employs more than 3,000 Laramie County residents, making it the County’s  third largest employer, behind F.E. Warren Air Force Base and the State of Wyoming. Visitors spent $377 million in Laramie County in 2014, ranking us 2nd behind only Teton County. The local tourism industry has wide-ranging impacts to the entire county. 

Survey Link: http://sgiz.mobi/s3/Online-Diagnostic-Tool-Visit-Cheyenne

Please complete the survey by Friday, November 13. If you have any questions about the survey, please feel free to contact Jordan Young at Jordan.Young@Intervistas.com.

Sincerely,

Darren Rudloff CEO Visit Cheyenne


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