CALENDAR
All events are at the church, unless otherwise indicated.

Please send your event information to the Webmaster for inclusion on the calendar. Items on the calendar are updated one week in advance.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Life in the Time of Corona

  Covid-19      May 2002   Click here to read a letter from the Board of Trustees President containing pertinent information for the congregation during this pandemic.  
ANNOUNCEMENTS
 

CHILDREN'S RE

SUNDAY SCHOOL IS BACK, IT’S VIRTUAL, AND IT STARTS ON SEPTEMBER 20th AT 9:30 A.M.

Classes are being offered this year for preschool (age 2 years-1st grade) and 2nd grade and up. Please R.S.V.P. to this event in order to receive the ZOOM link or by emailing the Children’s Religious Education Director, Lisa Lawrence, at uucslisal@gmail.com

We’re looking forward to seeing you!

 

SOCIAL HOUR

When we return to meeting again at the church and it is determined that eating together is safe, we will need volunteers to set up for the social hour after Sunday service. Team 1; Prep will put out the adult and kid’s treats. Set up coffee and tea services. Team 2; coffee will make the coffee and clean the pots. Team 3; Load DW, wipe down tables, put up left over treats. You can volunteer for more than one team. Please contact the church office if you are willing and able.

 

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS

UUC Announcements

If you have something of interest to contribute to our UU Announcements, please send an email to Kathryn at uucsaz2@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from YOU soon. Thank you!

Love and Justice: Abolition and Alternatives to Policing

First Wednesday of the month, starting October 7th, 6-8 pm

UUs proclaim that no one is outside the circle of love, therefore, our goals are also abolitionist goals. Join UUJAZ in actively resisting the systems of policing and incarceration while building relationships and community with other passionate UUs in Arizona. 

Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqdOGgrDovGdbwaG8LF4Ap22XBTgHHEhMR

 UU the Vote Action Hour

Tuesday, September 29th from 6-8 pm

Unitarian Universalism is rooted in community. Not just in our congregations, but in our state. Join UUJAZ for a film screening of ALL IN: The Fight for Democracy and discuss voter suppression with members of your community through the perspective of voting activist and politician, Stacy Abrams. Then, take action to defend our democracy at the polls.

Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkcuugrj0uGdftMVAsXDpZxjbk27DcXD3f 

National UU the Vote Phone Bank for AZ

Imagine a swell of 200 UUs coming together across the US, to raise their voices in Arizona to UU the Vote! We have an opportunity to make that happen. What will it take? A commitment from 20 UUs in your congregation to host a national phone bank. You gather your people, we will do the rest! Email Casey Clowes, UUJAZ’s UU the Vote coordinator, at uuthevoteaz@gmail.com

Beloved Conversations

Starts October 15th, Registration extended to Sep 25th, 2020

Meadville Lombard Theological School have responded to the needs to learn how race and ethnicity shape our personal and collective lives and practices, in a virtual format. UUJAZ has partnered with Meadville to offer a 20% discount for AZ UU participants, and scholarships for anyone who needs one.

Learn more and sign up through UUJAZ at https://www.uujaz.org/store/p1/Beloved_Conversations_Fall_2020.html

 Taking a Collective Breath
Love Resists and Side With Love are running their “Taking a Collective Breath” series through mid-October. They’ve hosted incredible guest speakers from across the country speaking on taking anti-racist action, grounded in UU values. Folks who sign up can still watch all the previous courses in the series. 

Learn more at https://sidewithlove.org/collective-breath

 Gather the Spirit – UU The Vote!

Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 7:30pm

UU the Vote invites you to gather together to be nourished by the abundant, loving spirit of our wider beloved community.

Register at https://sidewithlove.org/collective-breath

 Fridays 10-11am

Join UUJAZ Executive Director Janine Gelsinger any Friday morning for a casual “office hours” on Zoom. Bring your questions, chat about the social justice news this week in AZ, or suggest what programming you’d like to see UUJAZ do next.

Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpdO-rqDgsEtN9eRp4O39P0TK2b5IIwlor

 

 

FACEBOOK

Please like and share our Unitarian Universalist Church of Surprise Facebook page! Teraysa Hightower created and maintains the Facebook page for the church. Please take a moment to check it out, say hello, like and share as you wish. The best publicity is through our own members.