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Creating Hope Together: Stewardship 2019
Make Your Pledge Today!
Two Weeks Away!
Register today! 
We are heading to D.C. on 
Friday, January 18th and returning Sunday, January 20th. The total cost of the trip is $439/ person,which includes two breakfast and lunch meals and a double occupancy room. Space is limited, so reserve your spot as soon as possible. The itinerary will be email early next week. 

Balance can be paid online here, or via check. 

More information coming soon. For questions, please contact Francella Perryman at
Our Whole Lives Begins January 2019

OWL - Our Whole Lives - is a series of lifespan sexuality education curricula. We will be offering OWL for grades 4th-6th in January-May of 2019. For more information, visit:

Please fill out this quick form to get on the list for the class and receive more information:
Upcoming Course with UUCA's Community Minister

We all face difficult decisions. It's part of human life. And part of living a rich full life is learning how to make wise, good decisions. 
Join Rev. Catharine Clarenbach, our community minister, throughout the month of February for her online course, "Making Hard Choices: The Art of Discernmen."

Making Hard Choices is a month-long, online course, including live office hours, offering various skills for making better decisions in all aspects of life.

The course is available to members and friends of UUCA, as well as others you know who may benefit from such a course. So feel free to invite your friends!

To learn more about this unique opportunity, please go to Rev. Catharine's Making Hard Choices page on her website, The Way of the River.
Adult Religious Exploration
Judaism 102

Begins January 6

Following up on the successful Judaism 101 class offered last year, Adult Religious Education announces for January – February, 2019, Judaism 102 . 

The eight-session course will meet January 6, 13, 20, 27 and February 3, 10, 17, 24 in the Treehouse Sanctuary. This course will focus on the meaning of the ancient Jewish prayer of mourning known as the Kaddish and the usefulness of this 6th century CE practice for UU's today. 

The course will be taught by Dr. Steven Bell, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, a UUCA member, and a lifelong practicing Jew who was a two-time President of Rodeph Shalom Synagogue. Dr. Bell chaired The Jewish Study Group of Greater Rome for over 30 years. 
UU Parenting: Talking With Kids About Violence in the News
January 6, 12:30-1:20 pm

How do we talk to our children about gun violence, about mass shootings, about police murdering unarmed black people? 

Together we will share tips, best practices and wisdom that addresses a UU approach to parenting children in these times.  Please join Associate Minister Taryn Strauss for an discussion-based workshop in Room 5 from 12:30pm-1:20pm.  Grandparents, parents, and other adults with children in their lives are welcome!
Our Caring Community
The Lay Minister beginning January 6 is Ellen Beattie.

We send our love to Melissa Marion Landais and healing thoughts to her father, who has been hospitalized with heart problems off and on since Thanksgiving.

We send our love to Paula Keinert and healing thoughts to her mother Elaine, who has been suffering from pulmonary edema, including a hospitalization.

If you are unable to attend Sunday's services, you can make a gift by texting "UUCA" and the dollar amount you would like to give to 73256. 

Chair Yoga & Gentle Yoga 

Mondays at UUCA

Where: UUCA Treehouse, Social Hall
Dates: Mondays, January 7 and 14, (no class on MLK Day) January 28, February 4, 11, and 18
Time: 11 AM to noon
There is no fee for this class. 

No previous yoga experience is required.  Chair yoga and gentle yoga are especially suitable for people who may have some physical limitations.

To register, or if you have questions, please send an email to Nina West at

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Stewardship 2019

Finance Reports
Upcoming Sermons
Sermon Series
"Beautiful Music of Unitarian Universalism"

January 6
"What Wondrous Love Is This?"
Rev. Anthony Makar
9:30 am & 11:00 am

January 13 
“I Am That Great and Fiery Force”
Rev. Anthony Makar
9:30 am & 11:00 am

January 20
"We'll Build A Land"
Rev. Anthony Makar
9:30 am & 11:00 am

Sermon Archive

Never miss a service! UUCA records all of our services. Listen to the sermons on your favorite device HERE or watch on our YouTube Channel!
Meetings & Events

Jesus Seminar Study Group
January 8
7:00 pm

Wonderful Wednesday
January 9
6:15 pm
Rev. Anthony Makar
Senior Minister

Taryn Strauss
Acting Associate Minister

Nicole Pressley
Director of Communications
Join Wonderful Wednesday in the new year! Our dinners will resume on 1/9/19 with one of our favorites: Breakfast for Dinner. 

Serving starts at 6:15, Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children 4 and older, free for children under 3. There is a $20 family maximum and no one is turned away for inability to pay.
Sermon Archives
UUCA Weekly is a weekly newsletter that includes announcements regarding upcoming services, events, notes about members and occasionally activities in our greater community.  If you would like to submit an item, please complete the Event & Announcements Form. 

Submissions for UUCA Weekly are due TUESDAY at 5:00 pm prior to first publication date; holidays or other circumstances may require earlier submission.
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