We offer many opportunities for worship and fellowship via Zoom. 
Our Zoom services can be accessed using the links below:

Sunday Worship is our traditional service setting and includes hymns, readings, and a sermon or speaker. Join us every Sunday from 10 to 11 am. 

We’ve added a “coffee chat” to our Sunday services!

After our services, stay and chat with a small group. We’re experimenting on what kind of chats we can offer, and if you have an idea for a chat topic, let us know!

This Sunday May 27th: Beyond Comprehension

Have you ever felt like people are just talking past one another? Like we might even be speaking different languages? The Christian festival of Pentecost invites us to see the possibility in these cacophonies, and we might even find some distinctly Unitarian Universalist blessing and possibility in the midst of the noise. All are welcome! (Plus, we will have a new member ceremony to welcome some new members before our Annual Meeting at 11:15!) 

 

 All are welcome!
 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://uuma.zoom.us/j/570138536


Going Deeper is a conversational format on Wednesday evenings from 8-9pm:
https://uuma.zoom.us/j/491057271
 
Our Annual Meeting is this coming Sunday following our worship service! We’ll gather at 11:15 am on Zoom, accessible via phone, tablet, or computer. See you then! 
 

You can access the meeting by phone by dialing 346-248-7799 and entering meeting ID: 953 0944 3619.

Zoom link for the Annual Meeting:
 https://uuma.zoom.us/j/95309443619 

 

Access information and the annual report are also available at  http://www.uucheyenne.org/annual-business-meeting/


If you have trouble accessing the document, or would like a hard copy mailed to you, please email Tamra at  administrator@uucheyenne.org or leave a voicemail at 307-638-4554. Voice mail is checked on Monday, Thursday, and Friday. 

 
Thanks for all of you who have participated in the Friday spiritual practice sessions. For now, we’re going to stop doing them, though Wednesday night’s Going Deeper will keep going! Hopefully, we’ll start up some other spiritual practice or adult faith development opportunities soon. Thanks! 
Email and text scammers are continuing to target churches through this crisis. A member of our staff or lay leadership will never email or text you and instruct you to purchase gift cards. If you receive a suspicious request, please alert a staff member immediately. 
Our website page for Online Giving is http://www.uucheyenne.org/giving-to-the-church__trashed/online-giving-now-available/
If you miss a Sunday service or would like to experience it again, check out the options below!
May 3rd: https://anchor.fm/uucheyenne/episodes/Getting-In-the-Door—-May-3–2020-edioqa 

May 10th: 
https://anchor.fm/uucheyenne/episodes/Lifes-Thresholds—-May-10th–2020-edv6cn 

May 17th: 
https://anchor.fm/uucheyenne/episodes/Heeding-the-Warning—-Youth-Sunday–May-17th-eearrb


May 24th: https://anchor.fm/uucheyenne/episodes/The-Gifts-of-Ramadan—-May-24th–2020-eejjko
(due to technical difficulties, this is a partial recording of Camellia’s sermon)


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

Note: The podcasts are located on Spotify and you will need to create an account to listen. It is a free service, and you can opt out of emails from Spotify.

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/.
May 3rd: https://uuma.zoom.us/rec/play/65YkJuqo-zM3S9eTsgSDA6V7W465KKys1SQc_PZYyBywAXRSNFenZ-cTYrH3y44QWNSy2CT_t2lpraeX 

May 10th: 
https://uuma.zoom.us/rec/play/v5B_JuChqGo3SdWXsgSDU_8rW9W4JqysgHAfqfUJykm0UCEAO1ahMOQVZuVaxbw71iL_OiGhbJ-EgeeS 

May 17th: https://uuma.zoom.us/rec/play/75B_d-H9pzo3EoWRsASDAaAtW43vKfqs23VP-fsOzUazVHhVMFX1N7sWYbRLUGfcS0OMjesgopWNQycX 

May 24th: https://uuma.zoom.us/rec/play/uZ0pfrr9-z43SdaQsgSDB6RwW43pJ6KshCMa-fAOzU-yV3FROweiZ7IUN-JwQYOhZuJqOTTw6gyt7KUV 

We will run the most recent Zoom recordings going forward.  Previous recordings will be posted on our website soon.

UUCC Faith Development News
Hello all! 

Hello all!
I hope this note finds you all good and managing our social distancing and quarantine as well as can be hoped. We’ve all been living in such a topsy turvy world the last couple of months (seems like longer). Hang in there and please remember, I’m always available to chat or listen. Some of us are doing really well and plugging along but some people are having a  rougher time. While we’re all doing what we can to stay healthy, we sometimes need another human to talk to. Please, if you need connection…. don’t hesitate to reach out. 

SERIOUSLY 🙂 We’re all in this together! 



Mary Scherden, 
Director of Faith Development, She/Her/Hers
Chair – Mountain Desert District – LREDA

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If you don’t have/use Facebook and would like an update via text or email, I can do that, send a note to me, Mary Scherden, Director of Faith Development at DFD@uucheyenne.org

Faith Development Zoom Options

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Our Zoom Links have Changed! Please update your links!

Kids & Youth Check-in:

Every Friday afternoon at 2pm. Join us and find out what your UUCC friends are up to. We really want to see your faces. WE MISS YOU!!!
(Please be sure to preregister for this meeting. The link has been updated. Please update the link in your browser too)

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: May 1, 2020 02:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/uZAtde-tpj4p4BDKgfOUn_8w-u_hdpjGlw

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Registration is required for this meeting for safety measures. It is not a public offering. 
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Tuesday Coffee Chat at 8:00am is taking a break for now. Watch this space for updates in the future.
 
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Thursday Check-in We’re moving our Thursday Coffee Chat to a later timer for those who aren’t early birds.  Join Mary at 10am each Thursday to catch up and check in on our friends. All are welcome!

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/971604118
Meeting ID: 971 604 118
Password: 583386
Summer Schedule begins next week. I’m always available in an emergency but my summer hours will be limited. Please check back next week for more information. 

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Faith Development Volunteers. Please plan to attend UUCC virtual church service on June 21st, 2020 at 10am. A special blessing will be offered and a huge Thank You will be sent out to all amazing volunteers who work so hard to make sure our youth have an amazing Faith Development program!!!  

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We’ll have an informational ZOOM for families, youth, and children in the first part of June – Keep watching your newsletter. 
Church Announcements
We need volunteers to help care for the lawn. It takes about 45 min – 1 hour to mow, and there is equipment for use in the shed. If you are interested, please contact Mike Kercher at 307-421-4819 or via email at makercher8@gmail.com.  Thanks!
Website Updates!
Our Website Link: 
http://www.uucheyenne.org/

 
1. If you are looking for information on how to join the Zoom worship offerings that we have, you can find the link to an informational page with all the Zoom info on our Website Under the Zoom button, which looks like a purple camera icon. http://www.uucheyenne.org/virtual-worship/

2. If you are looking for online giving, which can be used to contribute to the weekly offering, to donate to the church, or to pay your service auction fees, you can find all information under the Online Giving link, which looks like a green gear. http://www.uucheyenne.org/giving-to-the-church/online-giving-now-available/

3, If you want to find information on pledging, including the Pledge Form and Authorization form, you can find all information under the Pledge Link, which looks like a green asterisk. http://www.uucheyenne.org/giving-to-the-church/pledging/?customize_changeset_uuid=45fc36a8-8499-4f5f-9869-21c05497a6fb&customize_autosaved=on

If you have any problems with the website, please contact Tamra at administrator@uucheyenne.org.  Thank you!

 
During our building closure, our essential staff and volunteers have been issued keys for their work. Once our building is re-opening, we will reach out with a process to request keys for those who need them. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Board President Caroljean Bongo at cbongo24@gmail.com. Thanks! 
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. 
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!
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Tuesday, June 2nd at 12 pm on Zoom we will hold a special panel and conversation about reopening faith communities in Laramie County! We’ll be joined by Dr. Stan Hartman from the Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department and other officials involved in the Cheyenne and Laramie County COVID-19 response. Clergy, lay leaders, and other representatives from faith communities are welcome to attend! 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://uuma.zoom.us/j/97505418578

Meeting ID: 975 0541 8578

Dial by your location
        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
        +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
        +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
        +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
        +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
Meeting ID: 975 0541 8578
Find your local number: https://uuma.zoom.us/u/ad9S9U2rFf

 
Cheyenne’s Day of Giving was replaced with a virtual “day’ that has been extended. If you want to check out their Facebook page or website, the links are below. They list the organizations they assist, and all help is appreciated. 

Website: https://www.cheyennedayofgiving.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CheyenneDayOfGiving/
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. 
 
Link to Zoom site: https://zoom.us/

Our friends down at Foothills UU in Fort Collins have put together some great resources about how to access Zoom. Check them out here. 

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.  

Yoga Links:

Bird and Bell Sangha that normally meditates here In Cheyenne two mornings and one evening each week. The leader, Gene Heater, said that any of you are welcome to join in, and that although they generally practice in the Zen Buddhist style, meditators of all traditions (and those new to meditation) are welcomed.  Here are those links: 
 
Bird and Bell – Tuesday Morning Meditation 7:15 465 362 885
Bird and Bell – Wednesday Meditation 6:00 pm 420 507 564
Bird and Bell – Thursday Morning Meditation 7:15 586 281 525


Asana with Audrey:
Tuesdays at Noon
Time: Tuesdays, 12:00-1 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
To join the class, click: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/587187118
Meeting ID: 587 187 118
If you want to have reminders, please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system. Weekly: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/uJwqduGvrzoiFb2imrQ8w97SHguUmxVkug/ics?icsToken=98tyKuygqToiHdWUuFz9RbctA6v7bOHui1dM-KpQji69FHkEUSvxI9dPKoR0Bd-B
 
Or you can dial in, using one of the following numbers:
        +1 253 215 8782 US
        +1 301 715 8592 US
Meeting ID: 587 187 118 (Tues noon); 978 901 998 (Tues eve); 136 251 614 (chair yoga); 595 183 461 (Wed. noon)
 
Relaxing Evening Yoga
Time: Tuesdays, 05:30-6:45 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
To join the class, click: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/978901998
Meeting ID: 978 901 998
If you want to have reminders, please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system. Weekly: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/tJMlfumppzIiWx5q7u3gK_mpORqrAfPeoA/ics?icsToken=98tyKuCvpjIqG92cuF39f6ovA4H9buHIi0ZW_7IKiUziKB9ecizEJ_BjNIJ6H_mB
 
Chair Yoga
Time: Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
To join the class, click: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/136251614
Meeting ID: 136 251 614
If you want to have reminders, please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.  Weekly: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/vJcrdeypqDouoAFjRpe-_dU2uWx6HzIg-A/ics?icsToken=98tyKuirqDkvG9KUtF_9UbQtE5X9b9_ul35vjKlvjBqoPCRmMBbBLrRqKJt4XfmB
 
Wednesday Noon Yoga
Time: Wednesdays, 12:00-1:15 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
To join the class, click: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/595183461
Meeting ID: 595 183 461
If you want to have reminders, please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.  Weekly: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/uJ0oduGrqj0rHga2IfeePlv8JUcydJDXGw/ics?icsToken=98tyKuyhqzoiGdCTsVz9AqktA6v_b_GxkFlJq_F0mhrgMyxFOinDNftGGJZHN8-B

On Thursdays, Terri will be leading “Yoga for Real People”a gentle practice, often using props such as bolsters, straps, and/or blankets)
Time: Thursdays at noon, for 50 minutes
To join the class, click:https://us04web.zoom.us/j/279171348
Meeting ID: 279 171 348
 
On Fridays, there are two worthwhile practices at noon to choose from:
 
~Spiritual Practice with Rev. Hanna Villnave of the Universal Universalist Church of Cheyenne:
“Fridays from 12:00-12:30 pm, Rev. Hannah will facilitate an opportunity for a spiritual practice over Zoom. It might be a guided meditation, a sacred reading practice, or some other way to tend to our spirits.”
https://uuma.zoom.us/j/374681354
or phone in, using one of these numbers, and the meeting ID:        
        +1 253 215 8782 US
        +1 301 715 8592 US
Meeting ID: 374 681 354


Yin yoga with Jill Lovato of Blossom Yoga:
https://blossomyoga.squarespace.com
Schedule: 
https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/mainclass?studioid=674323&tg=&vt=&lvl=&stype=-7&view=week&trn=0&page=&catid=&prodid=&date=4%2f20%
2f2020&classid=0&prodGroupId=&sSU=&optForwardingLink=&qParam=&justloggedin=&nLgIn=&pMode=0&loc=1
https://www.facebook.com/blossomyogacheyenne
 
Payment:  The Bird and Bell Meditation, Terri’s Thursday class, and Friday’s spiritual practice are completely free of charge.  In these times of economic uncertainty, Audrey’s classes are offered regardless of a person’s ability to pay.  So it will be on a voluntary donation basis as to if and how much people are willing or able to contribute. For those who wish to do so, donations can be done via PayPal or mail.  You can donate for a single class, or for several classes at once, whatever is easiest for you.
Paypal:https://paypal.me/AudreyBunten?locale.x=en_US
 
Mail:   Audrey Bunten; 300 E. Prosser Rd. #108; Cheyenne, WY 82007
 
And finally, something to make Mondays a lot nicer: 
Mondays at 7pm, Blossom Yoga is offering Yoga Nidra, with Emilie Comeau Chen.  This is the deep relaxing practice some of you experienced with Natalie Vernon a few months ago.  For more information and to register, you can go to Blossom’s webpage, class schedule, or facebook:
https://blossomyoga.squarespace.com
Schedule: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/mainclass?studioid=674323&tg=&vt=&lvl=&stype=-7&view=week&trn=0&page=&catid=&prodid=&date=4%2f20%2f2020&classid=0&prodGroupId=&sSU=&optForwardingLink=&qParam=&justloggedin=&nLgIn=&pMode=0&loc=1
 
https://www.facebook.com/blossomyogacheyenne
 
Blossom’s classes are offered at reasonable studio rates.  See their webpages for more information.
 
I hope to see you in one or more of the classes! 
If you have any questions, feel free to contact me via email or phone/text (307) 630-3068.
~Audrey
 
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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