MONTHLY THEME:

May - KINDNESS

As I get older, I realize that the thing I value the most is good-heartedness.  ~ Alice Walker

One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if possible, speak a few reasonable words.  ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

NEWS & NOTES:

Why Save Seeds?

Planting for the Future: Why Save Seeds?

Wendy Weiner

Wednesday, May 27th at 7pm in the Community Room

Have you ever thought about seeds as a valuable and vulnerable resource? Come learn what simple steps you can take to protect this source of biodiversity and why it is important. Wendy Weiner has been a gardener by trade for more than 20 years, most recently she ran a gardening service installing vegetable gardens and mentored new gardeners.  Wendy  has many years of experience teaching classes and leading presentations in her community.  A recent graduate of Seed School and Seed School Teacher Training, Wendy is spreading the good word about why now, more than ever it’s time to save seeds as we are losing diversity and big business has quietly been buying up our small seed companies.

Pride Parade

Save the Date! Asbury Park Pride Parade June 7th

Join UUCMC Jersey Pride parade walkers and festival goers on Sunday, June 7th in Asbury Park! This is Jersey Pride’s 24th anniversary, and we have been there for most of them!
 
Join us to walk the parade, or if sitting is more your style, do a turn at the UUCMC info table at the festival.  Let any of the following people know you’re coming: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Social Action Film Series

Symphony of  Soil

Sunday, May 31st, 6pm, Community Room

Symphony of Soil is a film that cultivates Appreciation of this immensely complex and dynamic resource, revealing the many relationships between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals. It also examines the human relationship to soil and its use and misuse in agriculture, deforestation, and development, as well. Light refreshments served. For more info, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Another Way to Support UUCMC

Did You Know You Can Help by Purchasing Gift Cards Through the Congregation?

Need a gift for mom, dad or a grad? Going out for dinner? Need a few things from the hardware store? How about clothing? Groceries? By purchasing gift cards through UUCMC, we get a percentage on each card, and you pay only face value! Purchase during coffee hour on Sunday morning, purchase online (click here for directions) or stop in the office during the week.

 

Save the Date! Annual Auction

Not to be missed!

UUCMC Annual Goods & Services Auction

Saturday, June 6th

Come join us, and bring your friends!

A good time is guaranteed! Silent Auction 5pm to 6:30pm; Dinner 6pm; Voice Auction 7pm. $10 Adult; $25 Family. The Auction is UUCMC's biggest fundraiser of the year. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for tickets.

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