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Jan 9 New Day and Time For Social Justice Committee

Calling all people interested in the Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee!   We have changed our meeting day to the second Wednesday of each month, beginning at 1:30 PM until 3:00 PM in the church library.  Our next meeting will be January 9, 2019.

Jan 9 Wednesday’s Brown Bag Discussion

This Wednesday’s brown bag lunch and conversation will use Soul Matters as a jumping off place for conversation. Join us in the Library at noon. With “Possibility” as our starting point, we might consider the possibilities of almost anything. We may even talk about probability and possibility. Join us for stimulating conversation. Details will be in weekly NUUS.  And bring your lunch!

Feb 17 Change-4-Change

Mark your calendars for February 17, 2019 (12:00-1:00) when Change-4-Change applicants will be asked to make a 5 minute presentation to the congregation, followed by members casting votes for the 4 organizations to receive our C4C offerings in the next four quarters.

Jan 18 Dining Out

January Dining Out is at 5:00 pm on Friday, January 18, at Santorini, 1001 E. University Ave. Please sign up by Wednesday (16th). For information contact DiningOut@uuchurchlc.org.

Jan 20 Auction Kick-off Meeting

The Kick-Off Meeting for the 2019 Auction will be on January 20 at noon in the library.  If you are interested in being a part of this year’s fundraiser, grab a cup of coffee after the 11:30 service and come learn more about ways you could help.  Co-chairs Ilene Steele and Linda Peterson will describe the various roles needed to make the evening a success!  Do you have a fun loving spirit and creativity to get members excited about this event?  Like to set up a bar to quench the thirst of avid bidders?  Is food your specialty?  Are raffle baskets something you’ve always wanted to put together?  Or do you love planning an evening of fun and food for our FUTURE auction participants (AKA the children of our church).  Whatever your interests, we’d love to have you attend this initial meeting!  Hope to see you on the 20th.  (Feel free to contact Ilene and Linda with any questions!)

Jan 21 Martin Luther King Day of Service

Sign up now.

On January 21, 2019 UUCLC will host its first MLK Day of Service.  This is an opportunity to serve the local community as we celebrate and honor Martin Luther King’s legacy

We need 8 volunteers to work at the El Caldito Soup Kitchen doing food preparation (this requires signing a waiver form) and unlimited volunteers to work at the Mesilla Valley Community of Hope campus picking up trash and sorting clothes (this is an outdoor activity, so dress warmly).

Schedule for the day:

8:00               Meet at UUCLC (RE Great Room) for coffee and to form carpool groups
8:15               Carpool groups drive to the Community of Hope Campus at 999 West Amador Ave.
8:30-11:30    The two groups carry out their volunteer activities
11:30            Volunteers carpool back to UUCLC
11:45            Simple lunch served with discussion of the experience and MLK’s legacy
12:15-12:30 Work day ends

For questions or to RSVP, please contact Carla Campbell. She will have a sign-up table in the church lobby on Sundays in January.