The Unitarian Universalist
CHURCH OF SPARTANBURG
Sunday Service at 11:00
Vespers Wednesday at 6:30
210 Henry Place, 29306
P.O. Box 1942
Spartanburg, SC 29304-1942
Unitarian Universalist Church of Spartanburg
Friday, April 18, 7:30-9:00, Introduction to Contra Dancing
Come see what fun it is to move to the music! Contra dancing is a folk-dance style that is popular with young and old all over the country. Pam and Fred S. will teach you the basics of this style of dance and by the end of the evening attendees will have learned several basic steps and have gained an understanding of how to dance two easy contra dances. Apply what you learn in this hour-and-a-half introduction by attending the Spartanburg contra dance on Thursday, April 24, and/or the Greenville contra dance on April 25. This workshop was an Auction item and all curious and interested parties may attend. A $10 donation to UUCS is suggested. Come to the Fellowship Hall 7:30-9:00 p.m., Friday, April 18. Wear comfortable shoes and don’t dress too warm. Must be able to walk and follow instructions-great for youth! Light snacks and water will be provided. Questions? Contact Pam and Fred for more information about this event.
Saturday, April 19, 7:00, Ladies’ Night “In”
Relax and enjoy the company of fabulous women! Invite a friend! We’ll watch the film Chocolat, while enjoying some chocolate treats. Mmmmmm. Sign up at the Information Station to attend and bring treats.
Sunday, April 20, before the service
9:45 Living the Questions
ALL are invited to join this ongoing group in Room 5 of the main building to explore lessons in progressive Christianity.
10:00 Coffee and Conversation
Sunday, April 20, 11:00 Service
The Oneness: An Easter/Earth Day Celebration, Rev. Michelle
(Extended Family Service-children remain in church)
Sunday, April 20, Lunch Bunch at Bangkok Thai
Wednesday, April 23, Wonderful Wednesday
6:30 Story-Time Vespers
7:00 UU Christian Fellowship
UUCS Christian Fellowship: Although it may look different today, Unitarian Universalism has its roots in Protestant Christianity.This group meets to explore liberal Christianity within the context of their liberal religious faith. This group meets in Room 5 of the main building.
7:00 p.m., 2014-15 Budget Informational Meeting
Thursday, April 24, 9:30-11:00, POLOs Meeting
Calling Parents of Little Ones! A new group (POLOs) is meeting TWICE A MONTH at UUCS to facilitate social time out for parents. Childcare is provided. Please bring a small breakfast-y snack to share (like fruit, pastry, etc). Meetings are on SECOND AND FOURTH Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. See Tracy S. for more information.
Friday, April 25, 1:15, Lunch Bunch at Four Seasons
Saturday, April 26, Expresso Yourself Coffeehouse
Violinists Fred and Pam S. will be the feature act at the April 26th Expresso Yourself Coffeehouse. The couple moved to Spartanburg from Ohio in 2012 and have played in Sunday services, at coffeehouse, and are active in the choir. Fred and Pam met through music and contra dancing and have distinguished themselves individually and collectively as stellar performers. As is our custom, an open-mic time will precede the feature act. Musicians, storytellers, poets, comics, etc.-all performers are welcome as long as your material is in good taste. Fun begins at 7:00 p.m. Bring a friend and come on out. Admission is a suggested $3 donation, free for performers. We continue to support TOTAL Ministries, which helps struggling families in our community, by asking for donations of non-perishable food items.
Sunday, April 27, No LFD Programming
10:00 Coffee and Conversation
Sunday, April 27, 11:00 Service
Beyond Play: The Wonder of Spirit Play, Sally M.
Ever wonder what the kids do when they leave the service each Sunday? The PreK-2nd grade class has a curriculum called Spirit Play. What they learn and what they have taught me is amazing. I want to share it with you. Please join me.
Sunday, April 27 (Sunday, May 4), Greeting Cards Fundraiser
Do you still like sending snail mail greeting cards? Do you want to encourage your children or grandchildren to carry on this thoughtful practice? Then, this fundraiser is for you! "Cards for a Cause" is a program offered by Merike T.’s company, Usborne Books and More. On Sunday, April 27, and Sunday, May 4, before and after church service, you will have the opportunity to order a box of greeting cards, for adults or for kids, paying $30 for 30 high-quality cards. Of that $30, $16 will go to our church. On those ordering days, you will also be able to buy single cards for $1, with 100% of that going to our church. Please come and take a look. You will be impressed! If you have any questions, contact Merike.
Sunday, April 27, Immediately following the worship service, 2014-15 Budget Informational Meeting
Sunday, April 27, Lunch Bunch at Mellow Mushroom
Wednesday, April 30
6:30 Vespers, Fifth-Wednesday Surprise
7:00 No LFD Programming
SAVE THE DATES
Sunday, May 4, 2014 Annual Meeting
Immediately following the worship service
To all members attending the Congregational Annual Meeting on May 4:
As in previous years, would everyone please bring a lite-bite for 10-15 people (finger sandwiches, veggies/dip, fruit, cheese/crackers, cookies, desserts, etc.). Hospitality will provide coffee and drinks
Sunday, JUNE 15, ANNUAL PICNIC
Our Annual Picnic will be at the Girl Scout Camp POOL again this year. Plan ahead to bring Dad for a swim-it’s also Father’s Day! More details coming soon!