Caring Circle

The Caring Circle continues in our efforts to provide support to our church community in times of need, transition and celebration.  Our ability to provide support is made possible not only by the many volunteers who offer their time, but also by the information that is provided to us by our members so that we may reach out to those in need.

The Caring Circle provides support and coordinates assistance such as phone calls, cards, visits, and email. We are able to provide assistance that may include simple errands, rides, meals, and small chores.
Please click on link to for the most up-to-date list of our Caring Circle Coordinator.

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Congregation Approved Green Home Capital Campaign

At a specially-called meeting, the plan for energy-saving and much needed building improvements was explained, the few questions and concerns addressed, and a nearly-unanimous vote called, approving the use of 50k of existing funds and the capital campaign to commence to raise the remainder. A tote board will track the progress of the fundraising. In the coming weeks, pledge forms will be available each Sunday. You can place yours in the collection plate or hand to any member of the committee: Dave, Steve, Benjamin, Karen, Diane, Julia, Ron, or Liz. Watch for notices of the projects as they begin!

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Join the Celebration Singers!

Once again, the Singers will be enriching our Sunday services — and we need you!  If you have sung in a school or church choir, even years ago, or would like to try it for the first time, you are welcome.  If you are a professional, you’re welcome as well!  The only requirement is that you can carry a tune.  No need to read music – – we can deal with that.  We just need your voice, your smiling face  and good spirit.  We rehearse on Sunday mornings at 9:00 in the Religious Education building and perform approximately twice a month for the 10:30 service.

I promise rehearsals that are relaxed and fun .  My scientific research documents that people who are enjoying themselves sing better! Please call or email Julia Beckman, Director, with questions or to sign up: 630-985-4688  or beckman110@comcast.net

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Small Group Ministry 

Want a way to connect to the church? Looking for a place to share yourself? Looking for a place to meet others? Then you need to join a Covenant group!

Groups are forming now! Please contact Jessica Friess  jessicab8@gmail.com  to sign up or for more information.

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Men’s Group News

Thank you for your interest in the new UCH men’s group.  A core of six met to make plans to move forward.  We discussed our purpose and goals as well as a few other current topics affecting contemporary men and men of UU faith. 
At this point, the six of us suggest the group focus on philosophical discussions and reflection as opposed to a focus as a small group ministry.  We also agreed somewhat definitely to a regular meeting time and place, that being every third Sunday at 12:15 in the living room.  You are welcome to join us!

 

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