Betwixt & Between Weekly Newsletter (B&B)
BETWIXT & BETWEEN WEEKLY NEWS
346 Chestnut Street Meadville, PA 16335
Office Administrator Email: email@example.com
Office Hours- Monday-Friday 7:30-1:30 pm
SUNDAY SERVICES 10:30 AM
October 1, 2023
“In-sync with the World and One with the Universe”- Bruce Harlan
Bruce will take the congregation along on a personal journey that brought him closer to himself by trusting his inner voice and listening to the ques and warnings that life showed him.
Coffee Hour Hosts- Corinne and Rich Chafey
Pulpit Assistant- Josh Searle-White
Usher- Volunteers Needed
Please sign up for the dates that are the most convenient for you through December 2023. You can sign up emailing Jodi or the sign-up sheet in the Parish House.
Every month we share our offerings with a community group whose mission is consonant with ours. This month we have selected Women’s Services. Since 1977, Women’s Services has worked to help victims of domestic and sexual violence.
CHILLIN’ ON CHESTNUT FAMILY FESTIVAL
The family fall festival plans are coming together. On Sunday 10/8 we will be creating scarecrows as samples and decoration for the event. Everyone is invited to join us after coffee hour to make scarecrows.
UNTETHERED SOUL-LIVING FROM A PLACE OF SUREENDER BOOK STUDY
Adult Study group based on video presentation and the book “Untethered Soul” by Michael Singer.
Group begins Wednesday Sept 13, at 7 pm in the Parish House for 8 weeks. If interested in participating, please contact Jodi in the Church Office.
Life Drawing class will begin Tuesday 9/19 at 2:30pm in the Arthur Room. Please bring drawing paper, pencils, markers, and a clip board or small easel to support your work. Tom Edmonds will facilitate.
If someone is need of pastoral care, please call Karen Schreiber, 814-720-7997.
We would love to have congregants, friends and family attend this voter registration and voting event.
Sunday, September 17 or October, conversation and to help folks register to vote. Local elections are important….they influence the quality of life in our community, the quality of our schools, determine City and Twp Policies with respect to zoning, streets, and public parks and services such as police, ambulance and more.
Good food, good company, good cause…democracy!
This event will not promote specific candidates. If you are already registered and planning to vote, bring a friend or family member who may not be registered, or needs to be encouraged to vote.
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING UU JUSTICE PA
This month, UUJustice PA is running a potluck-style fundraiser in which everybody brings what they can to the table. The UUMeadville church has already made a donation, over $180 collected this summer through the Share-the-Plate program. THANK YOU.
UUJusticePA pursues justice by voting, advocating and making just public policies, particularly in Pennsylvania. This work supports our 2nd and 4th principles, by opening the democratic process and pursuing real change for real people.
If you are interested in doing more, here are some next steps:
1. Get on the mailing list at https://uujusticepa.org/. It’s free and will keep you informed.
2. Make an additional donation on their website.
3. Become active in one of the special interest teams, pursuing Government Reform, Economic Justice, Gun Violence, Environmental Justice, Reproductive Justice, or Criminal Justice Reform.
4. Help our local team with postcarding and voting initiatives. Contact Amelia Carr, John Stewart, or Carolyn Dengler for more information.
INSPIRATION OF THE WEEK
THIS WEEK AT THE UU CHURCH OF MEADVILLE
Wednesday 9/27/2023- 6:00pm Meditation Group; 7:00 pm- Book Study Group
Thursday 9/28/2023-6:00pm Meditation Group
Sunday 10/01/2023- Sunday Service 10:30am-“In-sync with the World and One with the Universe”- Bruce Harlan
Monday 10/02/202- 9:00am B&B Submissions Due
Tuesday 10/03/2023- 2:30pm- Life Drawing Class; 5:00pm-Gardening
Share the Plate- $51.50
Minister’s Discretionary Fund- $0.00
Coffee Hour- $0.00
Memorial Fund- $0.00
For Shipping Books- $0.00
Vanco Pledge- $0.00
Vanco Non-pledge- $0.00
STEWARDSHIP AND FUNDRAISING
VANCO ONLINE GIVING
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville is excited to announce that you can now manage your giving online! Giving online is easy and allows you to set up automatic recurring contributions and view your complete online giving history from anywhere you have access to the Internet.
Simply follow these easy steps:
- Visit the church website at uumeadville.org
- Click on the give link located at the very top of the webpage next to the Facebook Icon. You can also find the give link under Stewardship.
- Click on the Create Profile button, then
- Follow the onscreen instructions to create an online profile and to schedule your one time or recurring contributions.
You can now make donations and pledge payments through the secure Vanco system. Click here to set up your free account.
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