All are Welcome!

Please remember, if you need to schedule a meeting on Zoom, please email administrator@uucheyenne.org to schedule use of the congregation’s Zoom. As a reminder, Tamra is in the physical office on Wednesdays and Sundays, and also working remotely on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please leave enough time for your meeting to get scheduled. 
  1. If you are leading a meeting on Zoom, you will need to get the Host Key from Tamra in order to claim your role as the meeting host. You can go to this YouTube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=820HxmviHfA and watch the first minute and a half to see how to use the claim host function on Zoom. 
Sunday Mornings with UU Cheyenne

This Sunday, August 23rd

“Questions, Questions”

Got a burning question you’d love to ask Rev. Hannah? Or maybe hear what other folks in the congregation think? Bring it with you this Sunday to our question box service! Though the “box” will be a chat box this year, it will still be an opportunity to peer into life’s mysteries together. See y’all on Sunday!

Join us in our usual Zoom room {link below} at 10 am MDT for fellowship and an opportunity to hear from reps from Black Dog Rescue, our Share the Plate partner for the month of August. 

https://zoom.us/j/91440805687?pwd=VjEzV2EwV3pNMjhQbHpzN2I3bEgrdz09

Meeting ID: 914 4080 5687
Password: 169340

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Going Deeper is currently on hold. Please stay tuned for updates upon Rev. Hannah’s return. 

Lauren Danley invites any and all of the UUCC community to join her for Sunday Zoom services in Lions Park. We will maintain social distancing!!   Bring your phone (or other device to link with Zoom), lawn chairs, beverages, and snacks and Zoom from the park.

Meet under the tree off of South Lions Park Drive.  This is across the street from the Botanical Gardens, near the parking lot behind the urban forestry building.  The park bathrooms are available.  Lauren will be here weather permitting about 9:30 AM.

 
If you would like to donate to Share the Plate, please check out our website page for Online Giving at http://www.uucheyenne.org/online-giving-now-available/
or you can mail a check to UUCC 3005 Thomes Ave. Cheyenne, WY 82001. Please be sure to note on the memo line that it is for Share the Plate. Thank you!

August Update:

Please join us on Padlet at https://uuccfaithdevelopment.padlet.org/UUCCDFD/pxukrgutcnbezukj

Share pictures of your family activities on our Facebook page at UUCC FAITH DEVELOPMENT or send them to Mary Scherden, DFD at DFD@uuchyenne.org and she will share them as requested.

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Sunday, Aug. 30th. Back Pack Blessing – this school year is going to look a little different. No matter where you’ll be holding/participating in your classes this year, remember your UUCC congregational family cares for you! Instructions for picking up your blessed item will be given during our ZOOM service. Stay tuned!!!

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Faith Development Committee meeting Sunday, Aug 30th at 11:45 via Zoom. Check your email for the link and more information. 

sUUmer Creating Sabbath Space – an independent UU enrichment program for the whole congregation.  

Where do I find the UUCC Summer Program? 

Creating Sabbath Space – What’s new today?
Week 1:  https://uuccfaithdevelopment.padlet.org/uuccdfd/yq8u7n5qc8pujy9w

Week 2:  https://uuccfaithdevelopment.padlet.org/uuccdfd/yq8u7n5qc8pujy9wWeek 3: Watch the Faith Development Facebook page for this week’s updated link!
Week 4: https://uuccfaithdevelopment.padlet.org/UUCCDFD/qceui2i45f0n6sab


WEEK 5 – UUCC sUUmer Creating Sabbath Space

In this weeks packet, you’ll find a picture of our shared Threshold. Color or draw you/your family or group together in front of our Threshold. Add your picture to your home altar. 

(tip – while on the site on a PC it’s easier to use the arrow directional keys for navigation) 

JOYS and CONCERNS
If you have any Joys, Concerns, Personal Congratulations (Birthdays, Anniversaries, Graduations, etc.) that you would like to share with the Congregation, please email the administrator at administrator@uucheyenne.org. The newsletter is published every Wednesday at noon, so submissions must be received by 10am Tuesday morning to be in that week’s newsletter.

Please Note:
  • If you would like your submission to run more than one week, please include that in your email.
  • If you would like your submission included in that Sunday’s Joys and Concerns section of the service, please include this in your email; otherwise it will only be in the newsletter. 
Thank you!
Thanks for the kind messages and thoughts and smiles sent our way.  My mother is back at her apartment and making steady progress.  
 ~~ Lea Grubbs
Church Announcements
UUA 101 for Committee Members!
From Rhiannon Smith, Regional Administrator

Over the years, we’ve received questions from volunteers about the UUA – how it functions, what the organizational structure means, who does what, to whom should questions be directed, etc. We understand that having vital information about the UUA enables you to do your best work on the volunteer bodies you serve.
 
In this spirit, we’ll be hosting an orientation for committee members which will focus on the UUA as an organization/institution. At the end of the presentation, there will be ample opportunity to ask questions. This orientation will take place on Zoom on Wednesday, August 26th at 11am PT / 12pm MT / 1pm CT / 2pm ET and will be approximately 2 hours long.
 
Advance registration is required for this meeting. Please visit: https://uua.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIvdeGgqj8iGdH0arRNK-joHWQAVezeOwZJ (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.)


**This meeting will be recorded so if you’re unable to attend, please let us know and we will see that you receive a link to the recorded video.
Juntos is calling for voices!
 
In an effort to make representation on the LCSD#1 School Board more equitable to all areas of Cheyenne, Juntos has a proposal before the Board requesting that the members consist of both at-large and Triad representation (South, East, Central) in order to better represent the diversity of Cheyenne.  

“The resolution has been put to a 45-day review, and we need all of you to submit a comment in favor of giving South Cheyenne true and equitable representation.”  Antonio Serrano of Juntos

Now is the time to voice your support of the Resident Area Resolution. 


HOW TO SUBMIT A COMMENT 
Please send comments by email to the superintendent’s office at boyd.brown@laramie1.org or Darlene.davis@laramie1 or the board chair marguerite.herman@laramie1.org

Mail written comments to the superintendent at LCSD#1 Administration Building, 2810 House Ave., Cheyenne, WY, 82001. Please put a note on the envelope indicating it’s a comment on the
Resident Area Resolution.
If you miss a Sunday service or would like to experience it again, check out the options below!
If you miss a Sunday service or would like to experience it again, check out the options below!
June 7th: You can hear the podcast at:  https://anchor.fm/uucheyenne/episodes/Pride-Was-a-Riot—-June-7–2020-efil5l  


July 12th: https://zoom.us/rec/share/y80uIbfg83tJY9Lywx_5WqE-Ip3Haaa8gHQa-KcNyUkW3nkBWSlivNjWgfFF8y8a?startTime=1594570182000

July 19th:
https://zoom.us/rec/share/4PFSDa6h9XhLWdKTt0j-a7AiN4D9eaa8gCMe-PsOz06Mll2PCHBtDSnkpL7yC6Jm

July 26th: 
https://zoom.us/rec/share/6sxFBr7xzU1OYonA8Xv8XvIGIbT7T6a8gXAW_PsImkyffQxQE70qVoh9DlkU80ax?startTime=1595779918000


August 12th: https://zoom.us/rec/share/_c1PDaze_0NOf6PD0krfUZMBEdvXX6a81Sgcr_NcyE2mXQ5SIrbzBgCPbJEtu-ko?startTime=1597594412000


We will run the most recent Zoom recordings going forward.  Previous recordings will be posted on our website soon.
May 31st: https://anchor.fm/uucheyenne/episodes/Beyond-Comprehension—-May-31st–2020-eeuubd 

June 7th: https://anchor.fm/uucheyenne/episodes/Pride-Was-a-Riot—-June-7–2020-efil5l  

June 14th: 
https://anchor.fm/uucheyenne/episodes/Engaging-the-Spirit-of-Life—-June-14–2020-efhegr

We will run the most recent podcasts recordings going forward.The previous podcasts will be posted on our website soon.


Note: I have the Zoom recordings up-to-date, and I am working on updating the Spotify recordings. Thank you for your patience!

To signup for Spotify, either download the app from GooglePlay or Apple, or if you are on a computer, you can use this link https://www.spotify.com/us/signup/.
New UUCC Ministry!
Adopting a Segment of Crow Creek for Cleanup
 
New UUCC Ministry!
Adoption of a Segment of Crow Creek for Cleanup
 
UUCC has adopted for cleanup the segment of Crow Creek that runs through Martin Luther King Park between 19th St. and Lincolnway and Missile Drive and Dey Ave.  Our next cleanup is scheduled for Sunday, June 28 at 7:00 p.m.  We meet in the parking lot south of the softball field off of Ames, near the Habitat Restore.  We generally work just over an hour and fill one large trash bag per person.

Participants are encouraged to wear long pants and long sleeved shirts (the vegetation is knee high and can be pokey) and suitable shoes (Mike and Kathy wear muck boots, but there is plenty of cleanup that does not involve getting wet).  A tool of some sort, such as a hoe or pitchfork, is helpful for snagging trash in the creek.

The city of Cheyenne requires all of those who participate in the cleanup to sign an Assumption of Risk, Waiver & Release form.  Folks are not allowed to participate unless they sign the form.  Mike and Kathy will bring forms for those who wish to participate to the cleanup location on the scheduled date.  Mike and Kathy will also provide trash bags to all participants.

Kids under 14 years of age must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.
Looking for current updates? Check out our Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/UUCheyenne/

You can also connect with our Faith Development group on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/groups/UUCCRE/ 

 
If you are looking for an additional online worship experience, click here to check out the UU Church of the Larger Fellowship. They have online worship every Sunday evening at 6 pm Mountain Time. 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
and
Community Events
Family Promise Virtual Box City:
A Night Without a Bed, Evening of September 26th
 
Our purpose is to build awareness of Family Homelessness by having families build a shelter of their own to sleep in.
 
In the past, we have built cardboard shelters at the depot and camped outside, this year we are happy to host our first virtual event on Facebook or by word of mouth with friends. Participants will build a fort at their own location, and share their wonderful creations via our Facebook page, where we will also host also a live event. Not only is this a fun family event, but it also provides Family Promise an opportunity to gather funds to help families of our community in need. 
This is a save the date for 9/26/2020
If you have students in the Laramie District, they are eligible for free breakfast and lunch. Schools are dispensing meals in the morning and at lunchtime.  This site holds information on the school programs with times and places you can pick-up meals.  There is more information for food banks and other services as well. 
 

From Gene Heater:

During the pandemic while the church is closed to physical gatherings,  I am hosting online meditation sessions via Zoom.

These sessions are recurring so the same link/URL works each week for each session.

Tuesdays: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/465362885

Wednesdays: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/420507564

Thursdays: https://www.google.com/url?q=https://us04web.zoom.us/j/586281525&sa=D&usd=2&usg=AOvVaw0-mEO2y1TYqblUaG0ipTrU


I have cancelled the Sunday morning session as I am planning to attend the Prairie Mountain Zen Center session.  You are welcome to join me.  Their schedule is:
8:30 am zazen,
8:50 kinhin (walking meditation)
9 am zazen
9:20 am break
10:30 am Dharma Talk and discussion;

Here is the link  PMZC – Sunday Morning
You are welcome to attend all or part of the session


There is also  a Thursday evening session at PMZC
6:30 pm zazen;
7:00 kinhin and break:
7:10 to 8:00 pm or so for open discussion/check in.   

Here is the link   PMZC – Thursday Evening


Hope you will join us.


Gene 

If you would like to receive Audrey’s weekly updates, please email the administrator for Audrey’s email address.  
 
This is an anxious time financially, for individuals and organizations alike. If you are able, UUCC values and appreciates your continued support through this time. If you typically put cash or a check in the offering plate on Sunday mornings, please consider mailing that donation to the church, giving via our website, or giving via our mobile giving app.

If your financial situation changes and you need to adjust an automatic deduction, please email bookkeeper@uucheyenne.org for more information.


If you find yourself in need of emergency financial assistance, please email Rev. Hannah at minister@uucheyenne.org or call/text her at 414-870-1028. 
Important! Please Read!

We have been experiencing a growing issue with peanut residue in the building, especially in the library.  Please, do not bring peanut products into the building, and if your little ones enjoy their peanut butter snacks before coming, please be sure their hands are clean before they touch surfaces used by everyone.  We are seeing almost daily allergic reactions, so we ask you to please be diligent. It may be an inconvenience to you, but it can be life-threatening to those who are allergic. 

Upcoming Events

Click here to see the calendar of upcoming events at UUCC! 

You will notice some changes to the calendar.  All cancelled events are noted on the calender, and I have added the Zoom meetings that we’ve announced. All Zoom events are in light green.

  The information on how to join the Zoom meeting is in the description of the event. If you have any questions, please contact me. 

Hopefully these changes will help you easily find
the information you need.
Thanks!

Tamra, your administrator
 
REMINDER:


Do you need to submit an announcement for the weekly e-mail, UUCC This Week and Beyond… ?

Submission deadline for newsletter announcements is
 
 Tuesday before 12 pm.
  • Please submit announcements to administrator@uucheyenne.org.
  • Announcements on CD or hand-written/typed announcements should be delivered or mailed to the office and received by the due date.
  • If requested, your announcement will be included in the next Sunday bulletin; however, please remember that space on the printed bulletin is limited, and church events are given priority.
  • Please remember that not all members/friends have or use email.
  • If you are not receiving the weekly e-mail announcements, contact the office.

Do you need to submit an announcement for the Sunday service?

  1. Submission deadline is Sunday 9:00 AM to be read at the beginning of service.
  2. Please submit typed or hand-written announcements to the mailbox labeled Announcements in the hallway of the church.
  3. Announcements are then usually included in the next newsletter.
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