Save the Date: Sunday June, 2nd

UUCS Annual Meeting

All UUCS members are invited and encouraged to attend our Annual Congregational Meeting called by the Board of Trustees. According to the UUCS Bylaws, 15% of voting members constitute the quorum required to conduct business at the meeting. In addition to hearing reports from the Minister, Board of Trustees, the Treasurer, and hearing details on the proposed budget by the Finance Team, members will be asked to consider and vote on: (1) candidates for the 2018-19 church year nominated to fill positions on the Board of Trustees (BOT) (2) the 2019-20 fiscal year operating budget (fiscal year runs from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.)

 

2019 UUA General Assembly

Spokane was selected by the UUA to host the annual General Assembly in 2019. The dates for the 2019 General Assembly are June 19th through June 23rd. For more information and links to the General Assembly program click HERE.


  Programs and Activities

Meditation classes will be held each Monday from 6:30-8pm in our chapel. Beginners and drop-ins are always welcome! Each class includes two meditation sessions, homework, discussion/questions, and reflection on the book, A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives by Thupten Jinpa, PhD.— though it is not necessary to have the book or to have read it. Contact Susan Virnig, susan@newstories.org for more information.

Candles of Care

Kindling our Candles of Care each Sunday is an important part of how we create community. In order to assure a timely response, please submit any requests by calling the church office during office hours Monday through Thursday (10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.), or sending them via email to our Administrator at heatherk@uuspokane.org.  We cannot guarantee requests submitted after Thursday will be included during the following Sunday’s services, but will try. If not, we will mention the request on the following Sunday.

 Parent Night Out!

Take an evening to yourself on the second Friday of every month, when you can drop the kiddos off at church for an evening of fun activities. Childcare is available from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with a pizza dinner provided. Space is limited to 15 kids, so sign up for the next Parent Night Out now, here!

The Kerdcera Dojo means, “The practice of heart and mind,” and meets in our chapel each Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Rev. Dr. Todd Eklof and Dr. Candace Schmidt guide participants in the practice of logic and Emotional Intelligence techniques.

UU Women 

UU  Women’s 2nd Tuesday Lunch

Check the Weekly Focus for time and location.

Third Thursday Book Group

Every third Thursday of the month at 1:00 p.m. Check in the Focus and weekly newsletter for monthly reading selections. Please contact Donna Borden Rhodes at dbordenrhodes@comcast.net for more information.

UUCS Men’s Breakfast Meeting

The UUCS Men’s Group meets for breakfast on the third Saturday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the dining room of the Summit Tower at Rockwood South, 2903 E 25th Ave, Spokane. Gordon Diddens 408-966-8448 or gadiddens@gmail.com.

 UU101

UU101 is held the 2nd Sunday of each month, from 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the UUCS -Cummings Room.  We meet with people new to Unitarian Universalism or new to our church, to talk about our principles, worship service, activities, and any other aspects of our church. We also answer questions about how to join the church, the requirements for membership, and when membership classes are offered. We welcome anyone who has questions or wants to learn more. The meeting is tailored to those in attendance. Contact MaryAnne Winniford, mawinniford@gmail.com.

Memoir Writing

Memoir Writing meets the second Sunday of each month 9:15-10:45 a.m. in the Potter room. Open to all writers, with an emphasis on memoir writing. Bring any new writing you’d like to work on and/or share. Contact: Wesley Schantz, wesley.schantz@fulbrightmail.org.

Spokane LGBTQ Senior Group

All are welcome, for more information please contact Nancy Avery at 509-385-1447.  For more information you can reach me at NancyTavery@comcast.net or 509-3845-1447. ~Nancy Avery, PRIDE Team Leader.

Upcoming LGBTQ+ Events

Unless indicated otherwise, all Spokane events are held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane (UUCS) at 4340 W. Fort George Wright, a welcoming congregation; these are NOT “church” events.   Note the addition of events in Coeur d’ Alene, every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Lunch OUT On The Town is every 1st Wednesday.  Additional “popup” events are posted on our “Spokane LGBT Seniors” Facebook page here:  https://www.facebook.com/SpokaneLGBTSeniors/

To see upcoming events check out our weekly and monthly publications!

 

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

May 19, 2019
Nursery Care for Sunday Services
Sunday Worship
Youth Group
Religious Education for Children and Youth
Nursery Care for Sunday Services
Sunday Worship
B&G Spring Clean Up Party
Pastoral Care