Road Construction Information

TJ Meenach Drive is now planned for closure from July 24th – September 11. The detour route has not changed, but I am, again attaching the detour map for your information. We realize that this change creates change in your lives and will work to complete work on time. The contractor has a 7 week window in which to complete this element of construction.


Surak Society:  Dojo of the Mind

Meets every Tuesday from 6:00 to 7:45 p.m. in the Chapel, all are welcome! 

For more information regarding the course please refer to the May edition of the SUUN or contact the Administrative Office at 509-325-6383.

Labyrinth Workshop, August 26, 2017, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

To complement our Aug 27 service entitled “Way of the Labyrinth: Opening to the Sacred Journey ” a workshop will be held on the day prior to introduce you to labyrinth walking and provide an opportunity for enhanced spiritual growth. Please collect a flier on the greeters table for more information.


 UU Women’s Events

Second Wednesday Lunch Wednsday, Aug 9, 11:30am, Bangkok Thai Rest. 1003 East Trent- Riverwalk. Join other UU women, patio dining, by the Spokane river. Please RSVP Patty Bedalov at to join the party.


Third Thursday Book Group Thurs, Aug 17, 1pm. The selection for August is “Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead. A Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning novel-a tale of a young slave as she makes a desperate bid for freedom. For more information, please contact Donna Borden Rhodes at New readers are always welcome. The selection for September is “The Shallows” by Nicklas Carr.


Farmer’s Market Coming Soon

The Farmer’s Market is Aug 20, 27 and Sept 3, 10. You can purchase goods during social hour after each service. Come early for best selection. I am looking for help for Sept 3 and 10. Please contact me at or 509.847.4118. All bakers are encouraged to put these dates on your baking calendar as homemade pies, cookies and candies are one of our best selling items. Please share some of your garden, fruit tree, hive harvest with us so we can continue this tradition. Kitchen/food related items and crafts are also welcome. Deena


Calling all quilters! 

During the Fall Farmers’ Market, we will be displaying quilts of members and friends on the Art Wall and throughout the Friendship Hall. Not a quilter yourself? Perhaps you have an quilted item to share that has special history or meaning for you. If you have a quilted item that you would like to include in the show, contact Cindy Phillips at


 Nevertheless, She Persisted
2017 Women’s Retreat
Friday, Sept. 22 – Sunday, Sept. 24


It’s time to gear up for another fantastic weekend together. Now, more than ever, we need to connect with friends old and new at our chosen retreat center, Camp N-Sid-Sen, on the shores of Lake Coeur ‘d Alene. There are a wide variety of workshop offerings for mind, body & spirit, in groups large or small. Outdoor activities include hiking, human-powered boating, swimming & labyrinth walking. The weekend has way too many things to list here AND they feed us delicious meals too! Look for registration forms in the Friendship Hall or complete the online version on our website. There are partial scholarships available, please contact Deena Romoff, if interested in receiving from or donating to the scholarship fund. Any questions? Please contact Cindy Phillips, or Carla Brannan,


Adult Enrichment 

Adult Enrichment Programs and Activities are happening this Spring. Be sure to say thanks to church member Georgette Thornton who has worked diligently during the past several months to put this impressive program together. There is a small fee associated with some of these offerings to help cover our cost of materials. You can register online or at our AE kiosk next time you’re at church. Be sure and register in time to participate in our upcoming classes HERE.

Here’s what’s on the church calendar in the next few days. To see the details, just click the event.

August 17, 2017
Foyer/Bath/Kitchen Deep Cleaning
August 18, 2017
Quilt Hanging
August 19, 2017
POTTY - parent group
Trans People Support Group
August 20, 2017
Childcare & Religious Education
Sunday Worship
Childcare & Religious Education
Sunday Worship
Farmer's Market
Allies for Racial Equity ARE
RE Facilitator Training