GenerUUs Conversations, September 17, 24 & October 1
GenerUUs Conversations are small group discussions among UU members & friends to talk about our shared commitments to Unitarian Universalism and UUCFW, receive the latest information about the congregation’s finances, and pick up a pledge card to help us fulfill our mission and meet our goals. They last about 45 minutes to an hour. Sessions begin this Sunday, September 17, at 9:30 and 11:45. Reserving your spot is important, as seats are limited to a set amount for each conversation. Please sign up for a GenerUUs Conversation using this link. Email Mike Gugel with questions.
ArtVenture: ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, September 30, 2017
Bus will Depart Meijers, Lima Road at 8 AM, returning to Fort Wayne around 9 PM. We will stop for a restroom break both ways (there is a bathroom on the bus), but the restroom break does NOT have access to food. You’ll want to ensure you bring food and/or eat lunch/dinner in Grand Rapids. Registration Cost: $50, includes transportation, tip, and evening treat.
You may choose to spend your day in downtown Grand Rapids, at Meijer Gardens, or a mixture of the two. Mail registration & check (payable to UUCFW with Grand Rapids in memo line) to UUCFW, 5310 Old Mill Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46807. Call 744-1867 with questions. Click here for the registration form.
Parents Night Out, September 30th, December 2nd, and/or January 6th
Connect with other UU Fort Wayne families and enjoy child-free time! Join Rev. Shelly & Mary Lybarger in conversation with the themes from Renee Peterson Trudeau’s book Nurturing the Soul of Your Family the first hour and then enjoy two hours of child-free time. RSVP is required. Please reserve your spot here.
ERACCE Workshop, November 4th, 2017
ERACCE will lead this 1-day workshop on institutional racism. Participants will reflect upon how individuals are shaped by the socially constructed groups to which they belong, recognize the how power imbalances between groups affects our ability to be “competent” and equitable, and deepen their understanding of systemic racism and bias.
To be part of this workshop, UUCFW members or friends can and pay the $25 registration fee, complete the pre-assessment form, and finish the registration process with Jean Phillips. Register from Sept. 3 through Oct. 1. After Oct 1 this workshop will open to other community members. Questions? Contact Jean Phillips or Rebecca Reeder.