BETWIXT & BETWEEN WEEKLY NEWS

346 Chestnut Street Meadville, PA 16335
(814)-724-4023
Website: www.uumeadville.org
Office Administrator Email: church@uumeadville.org

Office Hours- Monday-Friday 7:30-1:30 pm

SUNDAY SERVICE 10:30 AM

June 16, 2024
“Courageous Conversations: Self-care”- Karen Schreiber, Jackie Roberson and Bruce Harlan

LIVE STREAMING INSTRUCTIONS
Go to Facebook and click on the magnifying glass which is the search engine. Type in Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville. Next click on the live button and you will begin watching live streaming of that day’s service.

SUNDAY CREW
Coffee Hour -Volunteers Needed
Pulpit Assistant- No Volunteer Needed
Usher- Volunteers Needed

SIGN-UPS 2024
Please sign up for the dates that are the most convenient for you through June 2024. You can sign up emailing Jodi or the sign-up sheet in the Parish House. 

FLOWER DEDICATIONS
Dedicating flowers for Sunday service is a lovely way to share beauty and honor people you love~ Please consider dedicating Sunday flowers on dates throughout the year that are meaningful to you on your journey.  
You can sign-up by contacting Jodi at the office if you have a date in mind.  Then, you can bring the flowers, or for the cost of $25 (or more) an arrangement will be provided. Either way, the flowers are yours to give or enjoy after the service.  Please direct any questions to Peggy Bell at (724) 256-2268.  

SHARE-THE-PLATE
Every month, we share our offerings with a community group whose mission is consonant with ours. This month we have selected Creating Landscapes for Families Early Learning  Center. Creating Landscapes for Families Early Learning  Center opened its doors in December 2017. It is a STAR 4 facility with one multi-age classroom where learning is based on play, creativity and the arts. Kindness, Respect and Love are its guiding principles.

CONGREGATIONAL CALL TO MEETING AFTER THE SERVICE ON SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2024
There will be a congregational meeting of the UU Church of Meadville after the morning worship service on Sunday, June 16, 2024. All Church members are encouraged to attend. The sole item of business is a motion to authorize the UU Parish Board to contract with a minister to fill a Community Care Minister position with a monthly stipend of $1275. The Board proposes this as a contract minister position. 

GARAGE SALE – PHASE 1   
Thanks to the generosity of Michele and Mike Baker there’s more items than we can sell at one time. Announcing  a pre-sale  at 620 Russell Ave
Thursday June 13 ,12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Friday  June 14,   8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat June 15, 8:00 am-12:00 pm 
There’s lots of great items for sale : home office,  kitchen,  young women’s clothes, many games, matted photographs by Mary Spicer including hot air balloons. Pet items , organization and storage,
Help is needed to work the sale – if you can give  a couple hours please contact Peggy Bell or Deb Lehman.
 
JUNETEENTH   
UUCM will host a table at the Juneteenth Celebration in Diamond Park on June 22 from noon to 4:00 pm.  We will host a community art project and sell baked goods and cold drinks.   The Church needs contributions of baked goods to make this sale a success.   Half the proceeds will be donated to NAACP.  Please contact Deb Lehman to arrange for donations.
Also – help is needed to operate the sales table and facilitate the art project. 
Set up – 10:30 am to noon
Tabling – Noon to 4:00 pm
Tear down-  4:00 pm -5:00 pm.
Please contact Deb Lehman if you can lend a hand.

MEADVILLE A LEGACY OF COURAGE FRIDAY, JUNE 21 · 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Come join us for an inspiring lecture at the Unitarian Universalist Church where we will delve into the cultural history of Meadville and the courageous individuals who have shaped its legacy. Hear captivating stories told by Dr. Armendia Dixon, Karen Schreiber, Melissa Burnett, and Sarah Roncolato. Gain a deeper understanding of our community’s roots. This in-person event promises to be an enlightening experience that you won’t want to miss!

SOUP ON SATURDAYS  3:00-5:00 PM 

Join us in supporting the Meadville community with donating to Soup on Saturdays. We will be serving soups to the community.    We are looking for donations or soup ingredients (dry foods, stocks, cans and fresh veggies). We are also accepting any monetary donations. There will be a donation bin on the parish house during coffee hour. Contact Mark McGinty with any questions or donations 919-464-1512 or m3bballpa@gmail.com

 

JUNE 15TH PINTO BEAN AND HAM

ITEMS NEEDED

  • Unsalted Butter
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Garlic
  • Chicken Broth
 
EVENTS TEAM

GARAGE SALE – It’s back!!!!  While doing your spring cleaning please set aside usable items in good condition for the church garage sale.  The sale will happen the weekend of July 19/20 at the homes of Peggy Bell and Deb Lehman on Russell Ave. Questions?  contact Peggy or Deb

GARDENING TEAM
The Gardening Team has for sale beautiful white reblooming Iris that were planted in memory  of Vera Lee Luvaas .  If interested please contact Deb Lehman , $5 per clump.   

 
PASTORAL CARE

If someone is need of pastoral care, please call Karen Schreiber, 814-720-7997. 

 

INSPIRATION OF THE WEEK

 

 

THIS WEEK AT THE UU CHURCH OF MEADVILLE

Wednesday 6/12/2024
Thursday 6/13/2024- 6:00pm- Meditation Group; 12:00pm – 5:00pm- Garage Sale
Friday 6/14/2024- 10:00am- Soup Kitchen; 8:00am-5:00pm- Garage Sale
Saturday 6/15/2024- 3:00-5:00pm- Soup on Saturday; 8:00am-12:00pm- Garage Sale
Sunday 6/16/2024- Sunday Service 10:30am-“Courageous Conversations: Self-care”- Karen Schreiber, Jackie Roberson and Bruce Harlan; Congregational Meeting Following Service
Monday 6/17/2024- 9:00am- B&B and Oracle Submissions Due
Tuesday 6/18/2024-  9:30am- Meditation Group

 

WEEKLY INCOME

Pledges-$215.00
Prepaid Pledges- $0.00
Non-Pledge- $82.00
Share the Plate- $32.00
Rentals- $230.00
Minister’s Discretionary Fund- $0.00
Coffee Hour- $10.00
Vanguard- $0.00
Memorial Fund- $0.00
Copies- $0.00
Soup on Saturday- $12.00
Church Mutual- $0.00
Iris- $30.00
Sign- $0.00
Vanco Pledge- $750.00
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.

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINKS 

·        CURRENT CALENDAR

·          JUNE ORACLE

··         STEWARDSHIP AND FUNDRAISING

·         SOCIAL JUSTICE ACTION TEAM