The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Petoskey
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Petoskey is a diverse group of spiritual seekers who welcome people willing to share ideas about their religious quest. The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Petoskey exists to offer an open, tolerant, religious community to nurture spritual growth and to value diversity. For a complete version of our mission statement, see www.unitarianpetoskey.org/purpose.shtml.
Special events will be announced in the Thursday issue of the Petoskey News-Review. Times and location are printed in the weekly Harbor Springs Light church directory. Each upcoming service is announced by e-mail several days prior to the Sunday program. Call the program Chairperson's number - 231-373-2999 for more information on the group and its activities or Email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. Also, in case of extreme inclement weather, call to see if there is a meeting cancellation message. To be added to our mailing list, contact Mark Kinney @ email@example.com
November 16 Guest At Your Table
This coming Sunday, we will reflect on our giving that ranges from immediate relief to sustainable growth to long term justice work. Please come and contribute your thoughts and feelings on giving and receiving. All ages are welcome.Mary Johnson
December 7 Rand Shackleton 'Spirit of Shackleton'Start Time: 10:30 AM The 1914 Antarctica Expedition
December 21 Winter SolsticeBetty Palm & Judy Clock
January /February Soup & Discussion
Book Discussion GroupThe book discussion group will meet November 23rd at 2 pm in the lower level of Horizon Books in Petoskey (on Mitchell St.) We are discussing The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell. Come with a question or comment from your reading of the book.
Our Adopt-A-Highway Project
We will have to view a safety video either on-line or on you-tube and we will have to get safety vests at the Emmet Co Rd Commission garage.We may be able to use their parking lot since they don''t open that early, or there is parking on the street. A map to the location is at: Legs Inn Map.
Highway Clean Up Planned!!
We are picking up this Friday, September 26, 5 pm. Meet at Leg’s Inn, Cross Village. The Rain Date is Saturday, September 27, 9:30 amNote: Occasional showers or light mist do not constitute a rain delay. Thunder, Lightning, & torrential downpours do. If in doubt, show up.
Are you unable to pickup trash? Please join us afterwards for dinner (6:30 or lunch 11) and commaraderie.Thank you!
Adopt-A-Highway program has new safety video
A new safety video has been posted under "Safety Information" on the Adopt-A-Highway page on the MDOT website at www.michigan.gov/adoptahighway. The video was updated just in time for the first Adopt-A-Highway pickup of the year. All volunteers are required to view the safety video before going out on the highway. There is also an MDOT announcement about it below and you may find some useful details there too.
Book Discussion Group: July 27 report
Living with a Wild God on Walloon Lake
Mary Lou Kazmierski enroute to the discussion
Norm Makes a Point
The Building Future CommitteeThe Building Future Committee is in exploratory talks with the folks at the Oden Community Center as to how that building could be a year round home for UUCOP.
Services Guide Available
The board has developed a Services Guide to assist leaders in creating their services. The guide is available at the following link. It includes a possible order of service, suggested readings for Chalice lighting, Chalice extinguishing, and much more.There is also now a special Second Sunday Service Template for those who are helping lead those services.
Our newly re-elected officers for 2013-14 are from left to right, Gary Nitz treasurer; Pan Godchaux, President; Kim Nowack, Vice President; Patricia Hartlep, Secretary; and April Myers, Program.
Joy and Care Program Committee
Since we formed the Pastoral Care Committee @ UUCoP, my task is to establish a Joy and Care Program to send out greeting cards or notes on birthdays, anniversaries or other significant occassons, including sympathy or get-well cards. In order to accomplish this, I need your help.Send me the dates you would like remembered. I would appreciate being informed if one of our congregation is ill or hospitalized. Please help me with this task You can email me firstname.lastname@example.org or catch me at Sunday service to give me your info. Thank you for your co-operation.
Board meeting minutes
A general board meeting summary will be posted to the website beginning with the September board meeting. We will be taking special care to limit the names and other information which may be personal. These summaries will be available at: unitarianpetoskey.org/boardminutes.shtml.
If you are interested in copies of Board Meeting Minutes, please give your email to Patricia Hertlep, Secretary and she will send a copy of each month as they are approved the following month. We will also have a few copies printed and available @ a service if you don't have email service.Back to Top
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