Join us for Sunday Service

November 11th at 10:30 AM.

This Sunday, we’ll honor our veterans and the special burdens that they carry. All are welcome.

Calendar of Events

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

Upcoming Events

Committee on Shared Ministry is excited to bring back Share the Plate to the UUCC congregation. We started Sept 16 with a survey that 28 people have returned. Our goal as a group is to get input from as many of you as we can. Currently, our Members and Friends list is nearly 160 long so we have some work to do.  Extra Surveys are in the lobby, so if you did not turn one in, please do and we will continue to add your information to the collective list. Expect to hear from one of the 5 members of COSM before our deadline of November 15 if we have not received survey results from you. The goal is to choose the 12 organizations that we have made a commitment to with our volunteer time or donations that reflect the UUCC principles and align with our mission as a congregation for a MONTH LONG Share the Plate experience with leaders from the organization and people directly impacted by the group sharing and making connections with the UUCC congregation. If you have any questions, feel free to talk with any members of the COSM: Carol Bowles, Jack Runnels, Berth Bikulcs, Kesslee Stewart and Birgitt Paul.

Attention HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS!

Join us for food, fun, and games on Wednesday, November 7 at 7 PM.
This event is free!

Pizza and Game Night at UUCC for all high school students and their families. Pizza, salad and beverages will be served. Bring a dessert item to share, if you are able. No nuts please (because of allergies).

If you can, please bring food drive items that will be donated to Cheyenne Junior and Senior High Schools to help families over the Thanksgiving break.

Suggestions for food drive items include: mac&cheese, ramen noodles, applesauce, crackers, chips, cans of soup, spaghetti o’s, and any other teenager favorite food item.


Middle School Youth Group

Middle School Youth Group is being led by Lauren Danley and Cynthia Williford. The first meeting for the 2018-19 year was this past Sunday. The group started by developing a covenant and planning their activities for the next few meetings. Spread the word!!!! Currently the middle school youth are meeting the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month 12:15- 2:15.


Both our High School Youth Group and our Middle School Youth Group have new Facebook pages. If you’re a Facebooker…. please “like” our pages to follow what’s happening at UUCC.

It’s a Baby Shower!

Celebrate their coming baby with Rev. Hannah and Catherine! A baby shower will be held November 18 after the service, concurrently with the Church’s Thanksgiving Dinner. If you are wondering what Rev. Hannah and Catherine would like to have, please check their registry.

UUCC High School Youth Group is asking for your help in collecting food items for students in junior and senior high school in Cheyenne to make sure everyone has food over the Thanksgiving break.

Items requested include: mac&cheese, ramen noodles, applesauce, chips, spaghetti o’s, soup, crackers, and any other items loved by teens.

Please bring the items to UUCC (3005 Thomes Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming) to help us, help kids in our schools, and in our community.

OWL (Our Whole Lives) planning meeting 
Anyone interested in teaming up to present OWL  in the spring???? Please RSVP to Mary and plan to attend ONE of the following planning meetings:
Nov. 11 or Nov 18th from noon – 1 PM in the Rainbow Room.
Please contact Mary at (307) 220-2096 or MaryScherden@gmail.com, if these times don’t work and you’d like to be part of our OWL Team!

There’s still time to submit forms for the Wake Now Our Vision legacy giving campaign, which allows 10% of your promised future gift to be matched by a generous grant from the UU Congregation at Shelter Rock. Click here for more information!

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

Membership Classes at UUCC!
Check out our new membership class schedule!

Have you been thinking about becoming a member of our congregation? Starting in October, we’ll be having Membership classes on the first Sunday of the month from 12 pm – 2 pm. We can’t wait to see you at our class on November 4th!

If you have any questions, please contact Rev. Hannah at hrvillnave@gmail.com

 Spaghetti Dinner Update!!!!
Our Faith Development Committee hosted a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser last Sunday and it was a blast! We raised just over $300. Thank you to everyone who attended, volunteered and helped in anyway. We came together…. and it was awesome!

Socktober Sock Drive 
Thank you so much! Our Socktober Sock Drive was AMAZING! Thank you for your generous donations. More feet will be warm very soon!!!

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


Needs Inc. News
Coming Up…
Lions Club Food Drive:                               November 10th
Adopt-a-family:                                         Mid-November
Giving Tuesday:                                          November 27th
Christmas Drive:                                         December 1st
For Complete Details go to: NeedsInc.org
Ways to Give:
Donations can always be made at Needs Inc., on Facebook at NeedsInc.org, with AmazonSmile, or by enclosing a check with your returned survey.  
Needs Inc.
900 Central Ave. Cheyenne, WY 82007
(307)632-4132
          

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-mail.

CHURCH NOTICE:

We have posted signs up around the church a number of times but again we must stress the importance of NOT bringing any peanuts or foods with peanuts in them into the building at all. We have a member of our congregation that has a deathly allergy to peanuts and anything with peanuts in them. When this member discovers there are peanuts in the building, they have to leave immediately. This means that they miss out on our various activities or meetings that they need to attend. The allergy is critical and we DO NOT want to alienate this member or any others who have this allergy. PLEASE, PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD! that we cannot allow peanuts into the building. (If you are bringing in a packaged item, please try to check that it wasn’t manufactured in a facility that processes anything with peanuts.)


Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Family Promise of Cheyenne is hosting a Volunteer Appreciation Dinner to give thanks to all of the volunteers who make this program possible. Please join us for great food and even better company!
Who: All volunteers for Family Promise of Cheyenne
What: Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Where: Cheyenne Berean Church (5716 Powderhouse Rd.)
When: Tuesday November 27, 2018 from 5:30pm-7:30pm
Why: Because without you, this program would not be possible!
Please RSVP to staff as soon as possible to ensure we prepare enough food, 307-772-8770

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