Join us for Sunday Service

December 9th at 10:30 AM.

Join us this Sunday at 10:30 am for worship as we explore how transcendent practices (things that engage and embrace mystery!) from different religious traditions can open our hearts and spirits to the possibility of hope. All are welcome!

Pastoral Note
As many of you know, Gayle Roberts fell on the stairs here at UUCC on Sunday morning. She had a broken hip, which required brief surgery to repair. Gayle is on the road to healing and open to visitors (especially if they bring Scrabble) in room 4216 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. However, please call ahead as she will likely be moving to a rehab facility in the near future.

Upcoming Events

UUCC WinterMart Arts & Crafts Sale 2018
December 14, Friday 4:30 – 6pm & December 15, Saturday 9am – 4pm
Reservation forms & fees due by Friday, November 30th 2018 by 2pm at UUCC office.
Complete details and forms HERE
Sasha– warm coat, size Medium; a gift card to buy some shoes; Bath and Body Works (lotion, soap, perfume spray, lip gloss, candle);  gift cards to Walmart; decorations for her house
Kyro– Call of Duty 4 (PS4 game);  Nerf gun pistol; skateboard;  Nerf gun sniper
Aliylah– Baby dolls;  necklaces (kids jewelry);  any toys for 2 year old girls
Family – A gift box in the church lobby for non-perishable food items, diapers (size 4, not LUVs); gift cards for groceries and gas; anything you think a mom with kids could use
*Please give gift cards directly to Carol Bowles, Jim or Sandi Gaulke. 
The Buddha Washing December 20, 2018.
This service which marks the beginning of the New Year has been celebrated off and on at UUCC since about 1991.  The ritual involves chanting, bowing, the washing of statues, possibly the burning of incense, and the ringing of bells.  It may not be to everyone’s taste.  However, everyone is invited and welcome!  Bring your own personal item to be cleansed and blessed.
Everyone is also invited to help present the service.  Please contact Gene Heater at gene.heater@gmail.com or 421-5098 by voice or text if you would like to be involved.
There will be a practice and set up on Saturday, December 29, at 2 PM.
The Service Auction is scheduled for February 2, 2019.  We would love to have you join us!
We will have more room this year so feel free to invite your friends.  Now is also a great time to be thinking about what you will offer the Service Auction to sell.  Items, dinners, gatherings, activities are all great.  Working together we can make this the biggest Service Auction Ever!!!  Maybe try a new idea never done before.
If you have questions concerning what you are offering feel free to call Joe at 307.630.6192 or email at joecorrigan@bresnan.net.

The UU Church of Cheyenne is looking for a dynamic, self-starting individual to serve as our new Bookkeeper. This position includes a variety of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual duties such as making deposits, paying bills, preparing semi-monthly payroll and reports, and filing tax reports.
Find more information here!
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume by December 10th, 2018. Please email application materials to administrator@uucheyenne.org

Spring OWL Registration

OUR WHOLE LIVES: LIFESPAN SEXUALITY EDUCATION

Honest, accurate information about sexuality changes lives. It dismantles stereotypes and assumptions, builds self-acceptance and self-esteem, fosters healthy relationships, improves decision making, and has the potential to save lives. For these reasons and more, we are proud to offer Our Whole Lives (OWL), a comprehensive, lifespan sexuality education curricula for use in both secular settings and faith communities.

Our Whole Lives helps participants make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health and behavior. With a holistic approach, Our Whole Lives provides accurate, developmentally appropriate information about a range of topics, including relationships, gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual health, and cultural influences on sexuality.

UUCC plans to offer 3 levels of OWL in the SPRING 2019. The levels include grades 4-6, grades 7-9 and grades 10-12. We need to know who’s interested and get an accurate headcount to continue our planning efforts. Register here!!! 

Calendar of Events

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

Looking for Board Minutes?
Check the new Bylaws and Meeting Minutes section of the website, under the Members menu, for all minutes from January 2016 to present. Minutes from July 2018 forward are available on the bulletin board outside the Administrator’s office.
Volunteer for Coffee Hour!
Everyone is invited to help make coffee hour fun and delicious! On your Sunday (assigned by last name), please do one or more of the following:
  • come early to help set up the social hall
  • bring a tray of prepared finger foods (and remember to take your tray and any leftover food home with you)
  • linger to help with cleanup!
First Sunday – A – F
Second Sunday – G – L
Third Sunday – M – R
Fourth Sunday – S – Z
Fifth Sunday – Everyone

20118-2019 District High School Youth Event Dates: 

9th-12th grade youth are invited to Mountain Desert District youth events. Please contact Jessy Hennesy, MDD Youth Conference Coordinator, with questions, at mddconcoordinator@gmail.com.

January 19-21, 2019 – MLK Con, First Unitarian Society of Denver, Colorado

February 8-10, 2019 – Worship Arts Training (limited space available), Jefferson Unitarian Church, Golden, Colorado

April 12-14, 2019 – Spring Con, Foothills Unitarian Church, Fort Collins, Colorado

June 30-July 6 – QUUest Camp (and Spirit QUUest Camp for middle school youth), La Foret Conference and Retreat Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado

REMINDER:

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

  1. Submission deadline is Tuesday before 10 AM.
  2. Please submit announcements to administrator@uucheyenne.org.
  3. Announcements on CD or hand-written/typed announcements should be delivered or mailed to the office and received by the due date.
  4. E-mail announcements are usually then included in the next Sunday order of service.
  5. Please remember that not all members/friends have or use email.
  6. 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 10 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 weekly e-mai

Peanut-Free Zone!

Please remember the church is a peanut free zone for safety of our members. We have members with severe peanut allergies and we want to have all our activities safe for them and any others with this allergy to be welcome.

Please remind others, and if you are bringing in a packaged item, check to ensure it was made in a peanut free environment. Let’s keep church a safe place for everyone!

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