RE Committee March 9th, 7:00 pm Conference call with Grants Pass’ RE team. Contact Anya for more info email@example.com
Wednesday, April 10th, 6:30 pm What is Unitarian Universalism and is it what you’re looking for? What does it mean to become a member of UUFKC? Ask these questions and more at the Inquirers’ class. A light dinner will be provided. Childcare will be available!
Camp Latagawa Retreat from the heat of summer the weekend of August 16-18 , 2019 at beautiful Camp Latgawa. We hope you will join members, friends, and families from Rogue Valley UU Fellowship (in Ashland) to enjoy some of the best parts of summer! We want to get to know other UUs in Southern Oregon and grow a sense of community among our congregations. Reply to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in attending camp! Camp rates:
YOU can lead Discussion Hour!
Choose a topic that interests you and come prepared to facilitate a
discussion. This means making sure everyone gets a chance to be heard.
You don’t have to be an expert. This is more about listening and sharing
diverse viewpoints! More Information and
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Every 2nd Sunday at 9:30 am, downstairs in the ‘chapel’.
Social Justice Committee
Meets every 4th Sunday. Current projects include “Share the plate”
fundraising for PALM community dinners. Also, demonstrations of Love on
the street. Also, updating policies on our Social Justice partnerships.
Courtney Neubauer email@example.com
BOOKS FOR COFFEE CREEK – info provided by Barbara Turk
The UU Chaplain at Coffee Creek correctional facility is Rev. Sue
Matranga-Watson, who will accept books dropped off in her name at the
prison. (She requests only Wicca/Pagan, newer books on Christianity,
self-help, Buddhist/Hinduism/Taoism, mysteries, and
westerns, please.) The other UU Chaplain, Rev. Emily Brault, doesn’t
need books at this time.
Alliance Member Corbett Gordon suggested Trish Brown is collecting
books—from toddler to YA books, and especially picture books and easy
readers—for children of women at Coffee Creek. Trish Brown is
collecting these books and donated money, but email Suzanne
Kosanke if you’re interested in contributing. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sunday, April 14th, following the service, approximately 12:00 pm.
All members are invited to attend and vote on the future of their
fellowship! We need a quorum of 30% of members to stay for the meeting.
Inquirer’s class – an Orientation for Newcomers Wednesday, March 6th at 6:00 pm What is Unitarian Universalism and is it what you’re looking for? What does it mean to become a member of UUFKC? Ask these questions and more at the Inquirers’ class. Led by Anya, Dawn and Barbara Dinner and refreshments provided. Childcare will be available!! Join the event on Facebook!
Announcements Choir Practice Every 2nd Sunday at 9:30 am, downstairs in the ‘chapel’. This month we will be practicing the song “Filled with Loving Kindness” Listen to the song here. All are welcome to come and learn the song! Contact Franny or Anya with questions.
The Fellowship that plays together… stays together… See pictures from our February Fellowship Fun Night! Photo album
General Assembly June 19-23 in Spokane! Housing & Registration opens March 1. General Assembly is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association. Attendees worship, witness, learn, connect, and make policy for the Association through democratic process. Anyone may attend; congregations must certify annually to send voting delegates. Most General Assembly events will be held in the Spokane Convention Center.
The Power of We What do we want Unitarian Universalism to be? It is a time when we are asking big questions in our faith, and GA 2019 will be focused on digging into those questions together. It is a critical chance for congregational leaders and passionate UUs to set new goals and aspirations for our religious community. Help begin to reshape our Association and our congregations in new and powerful ways.
This year’s theme is about collective power, “The Power of We,” as well as the possibility, the purpose, the struggle and the joy of what it means to be together in faithful community. In the past two years, Unitarian Universalism has recommitted to the work of liberation inside and outside our faith community. The antidote to a time of dangerous dehumanization is a love that connects us to our deeper humanity. Come to Spokane to experience what our shared faith can become when we embrace the Power of We.
Wednesday, February 13th 6:00 pm at the UU Fellowship Hall
Join us for an all-ages extravaganza as you get to know your fellow Unitarians in a whole new way! Compete at valentine’s-themed relay races, Minute-to-Win-It games, make a craft, or just eat heart-shaped candy! Pizza dinner provided; bring a side to share, if you can! No cost.
If you are Jewish, feel free to wish me “HAPPY HANUKKAH”.
If you are Christian you can wish me, “MERRY CHRISTMAS”.
If you are African American/Canadian, wish me a, “JOYOUS KWANZAA”.
If you have no affiliation you can wish me, “HAPPY HOLIDAYS”.
Whatever the expression I’ll not be offended. It will be the thought
that you cared enough to wish me well. Whoopi Goldberg put it thus:
“We are many things”. And as David Hedelman shared: “We all are we”.
In this holiday month do keep your sense of humor, count your blessings, and GO JOLLY!!!!!
Please notify us if you know someone in the fellowship who is ill or needs some cheering up. Dawn is heading up this project, and needs more volunteers on this committee. Email her if you want to help send get-well cards, make phone calls, or otherwise provide support. email@example.com
Nominating Committee This Spring, we will have two openings on our Board of Directors. The process for selecting new board members is that a Nominating Committee, composed of three members, nominates a slate of candidates for the congregation to vote on. Would you be willing to serve on the Nominating Committee? 3 month commitment January-March. MORE INFO
Thursday, December 20th at 7:00 pm Step away from the holiday bustle and enter a time of silence, song and reflection on the Winter Solstice. The Taize style of meditation involves simple melodies repeated over and over in a prayerful way, interspersed with periods of silence. Our Taize-inspired service is open to all people regardless of your faith tradition, or no faith tradition. Join the event on Facebook
Sunday, December 16th at 9:00 am [NOTE TIME CHANGE] We are sad to announce that the Jensens are leaving Klamath Falls, but we are happy for Julie, and her new job as president of Blackburn College in Illinois! Let’s wish Eric and Julie, Madeline and Mia well as they set off on this new chapter of their lives. Join us for a farewell breakfast before service. Please bring a potluck dish to share. Kids are welcome: we’ll have a special Christmas craft activity for little ones during the farewell party.