Month: April 2019

MoonBee Coming to UUCGF!

by Lynn McDonald

Ellie von Wellsheim, founder of the MoonCatcher Project, will again be leading us through making reusable, washable menstrual pad kits. These kits enable girls in very poor countries to continue their education and live up to their full potential.  Everyone (including women, men, and children), skilled … read more.

Membership Committee

by Jean Grant

Updated “Welcome” cards are now on display in the Greeting area, and several visitors have completed the cards, as well as requested receiving the UUCGF Newsletter.

Julie has been busy mailing cards to members and friends of UUCGF.  Since our last meeting, she has sent … read more.

Children’s Religious Education

by Chuck Schiltz

We’ve finished with the Amazing Grace sessions and will be doing free-form lessons throughout April and early May, concentrating on UU Values.  We will be preparing for our participation in the Mother’s Day service in May where the kids will be doing some … read more.

Building & Grounds Committee

by Jean Grant & Rich Myette

After receiving reports from the CWI crew who clean each Monday, Rich was able to secure one of the toilet seats in the ladies restroom, as well as re-hang the clock in the sanctuary.  He also studied damaged areas along … read more.

Board President’s Notes

by Bob Rockwell

Dear UUCGF Community,

The UUCGF annual business meeting is coming up soon– after the Sunday service on May 5th to be exact.  This is the opportunity to elect Board members, Board officers, and Nominating Committee members, as well as voting on the budget … read more.

Social Action Committee

by Diane Collins

The Social Action Committee will be hosting several “Friday Night Forum events during April. Films start at 7 p.m. at UUCGF.

Our UU Caring for the Earth film series called “Celebrating Climate Champions” with guest speakers leading discussions are:

April 5th –W. S. Merwin’s … read more.

Hudson-Mohawk Combined Service This Sunday

The 11th Annual Hudson-Mohawk Cluster Sunday Celebration will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Doane Stuart School, 199 Washington Ave. in Rensselaer, NY.

The theme for this year’s celebration is: “Is It Too Late? Healing the Earth and Our Spirits.”

… read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Desk

by the Rev. Barbara Threet

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about plastic, and how much of it I use, and how I could use less.

I’ve made some changes long ago – switched to canvas shopping bags (except for when I forget to put them back … read more.