I do not at all understand the mystery of grace - only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us. ~ Anne Lamott
The winds of grace are always blowing, but you have to raise the sail. ~ Ramakrishna
NEWS & NOTES:
Spring Common Read
Spring Book Selection
To Kill A Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman
The next Common Read book discussion will be on Saturday, May 7th from 2 to 3:30pm in the East Room. We will be revisiting To Kill A Mockingbird in light of the recent controversy surrounding the publication of Lee's Go Set a Watchman. The focus will be on Mockingbird and it is not necessary to read Watchman to participate.
UUCMC Annual Auction
Mark Your Calendars! Dinner and Auction
Saturday, June 4th
Silent Auction 5pm to 6:30pm; Dinner 6pm; Voice Auction 7pm
$10 Adult; $25 Family (Childcare available)
Statement of Conscience
UUCMC Statement of Conscience on Racial Justice
At the Congregational Meeting on Sunday, March 20, 2016 the Members unanimously adopted the UUCMC Statement of Conscience on Racial Justice. The Statement was created by members of the Congregation's Racial Justice Task Force, Ann Sherwood and Libby Schoenwolf and chaired by Aimee VanDuyne. Reverend Virginia Jarocha Ernst applauded the members. "Adoption of this statement allows us to speak in one voice against racism and acts of bigotry," Rev. Virginia said, "and be more active in the community outside of our walls. This is especially crucial at a time when a voice of love and justice is so needed."
To read the statement click here.
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