WHOM DO WE MEAN WHEN WE SAY “WE”?

a few words from the co-mins about socializing WHOM DO WE MEAN WHEN WE SAY “WE”? When we say “we,” at WUU, the focus is usually on our core spiritual mission. Our spiritual journeys, though, don’t happen in a vacuum. There is always a social setting. Part of being a church is paying attention to that social setting. Our spiritual …

Bag Those Bags!

The Environmental Stewardship Group Challenge: Bag those paper and plastic bags! What’s wrong with plastic bags? According to Fortune Magazine’s Marc Gunther (3/15/07), plastic bags often wind up as litter, or in trees. They drift into oceans and rivers and kill fish. Every time we use a plastic bag, we drive up the demand for oil – which is used …

Sermon, Sunday, October 21, 2007

“Closeness and Otherness, Intimacy and Wound” by Rev. Preston Moore, Co-Minister The people closest to us should be the ones with whom our relationships are most kind, gentle, and loving, right? But then why do we nod our heads in sad recognition when we hear those old songs that go “you always hurt the one you love”? This Sunday we …

11/3 WUU Auction

Thanks to all of you who have donated your time, energy and items for this year’s WUU Auction. As you know, on November 3rd, our sanctuary will be turned into Toots’, a 1940’s Dixieland Nightclub, complete with The Dog Street Rhythm Kings to serenade all of our excited bidders! Tickets are on sale before and after the worship service. The …

11/12 Williamsburg Climate Action Network Meeting

Williamsburg Climate Action Network meets next on November 12 at 7PM. Speakers will be Ben Thacker-Gwaltney of the Virginia Organizing Project speaking on the Legislative Process, How a Bill Becomes a Law, and How to Effectively Talk to your Legislator. There will also be a presentation by Gary Grunau of Citizenre, a residential solar panel rental program.

11/10 7:30pm All-Female Band: “InCluesion”

The WUU Welcoming Congregation Committee brings us “InCluesion” on Saturday November 10 and 7:30 pm. This band from MCC in Northern Va. has developed a different style of music ministry, ranging from folk to contemporary Christian. It is comprised of a variety of singers and musicians who wholeheartedly endorse the command to “make a joyful noise! ” The concert will …

September 20, 2007 Board Meeting Minutes

To see the minutes you will need the user id and password to the members only section of the site: Check in your membership materials or contact the webmaster if you have a problem. link to September 20, 2007 Board Minutes http://www.wuu.org/private/sep202007boardminutes.pdf

UUA Association Sunday Collection

Last Sunday, October 14th, was UUA Association Sunday. The entire collection raised, $ 1113 , representing Williamsburg UUs generous giving toward the UUA Advertising Campaign, is being forwarded to the UUA. Thanks to all who participated in supporting our denominations work.

Sermon, October 14, 2007

“Now Is The Time” by Reverend Jennifer Ryu Co-minister UU Association Sunday President Bill Sinkford has just announced the launch of the first national marketing campaign for Unitarian Universalism in fifty years. Beginning in early October, as part of an effort to offer the good news of our faith to the larger world, the Unitarian Universalist Association will begin a …

August 23, 2007 Board Minutes

To see the minutes you will need the user id and password to the members only section of the site: Check in your membership materials or contact the webmaster if you have a problem. link to August 23, 2007 Board Minutes http://www.wuu.org/private/aug232007boardminutes.pdf