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We come together for Sunday worship to shape and define what is of value and worth to us. Our services focus on topics of spiritual, social and current concerns. We come together to sing, meditate and share our lives with one another. Our worship is designed to meet the diversity of spiritual paths that are embraced within Unitarian Universalism. Sunday services offer a celebration of community, an intellectual challenge and a deepening of the heart.  One Sunday a month during the September-May church season we gather for breakfast at a local restaurant. All are welcome to join with us.

Our Services are held from September thru May generally at 10:00AM at The Jewish Community of Sedona & the Verde Valley, 100 Meadowlark Dr, Sedona. Exact dates and times of the services appear below.

The newsletter is now published on a monthly basis only. It is being sent on the second Thursday, following the monthly board meeting and will include a recap of those items discussed at the board meeting. The change is due to policy in place regarding the newsletter. All those persons that have information that needs to appear in the newsletter MUST have said information to the editor, Michelle Snyder, no later than 5:00 PM on Thursday evening of the publication.

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Kids Against Hunger

Our 2016 Community Packing Event is 10/22/2016
Help us pack for 300,000 for our hungry neighbors!
PLEASE NOTE: Our group is scheduled for 2-4:30 pm. Dorothy Danielson will have more details about signing up on the event website( but is currently out of town).

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Friendly Feasts

Fantastic Meals! Stimulating Conversations! Charming Dining Companions! Sound Interesting??

Friendly Feasts are for you! This year our upcoming Friendly Feasts for the 2016/17 season will be March 18 and April 15. Mark your calendars now so you don’t miss a single one!

The designated host(s) for each month contacts their assigned guests and lets them know what to bring to accompany the host’s chosen entreĢe. Guests contribute an appetizer, side dish or dessert. Friendly Feasts welcome all adults: single or couples. Everyone should plan to host as least once during the year. Hosting is a necessary requirement for participation.

You may join either as a regular participant or you may ask to be added to the substitute list. For more information, or to confirm you’d like to participate in the upcoming year, please contact Suzanne Burkey, sfburkey47@gmail.com) or Dreama Aldredge dreamaaldredge@gmail.com)

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Film Group

When: There will be no Film Group meeting this month.

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March 12: Sixth Annual SUUF Auction

ALOHA MOOLAH TIME!!

The SIXTH Annual SUUF Auction will be held Sunday, March 12, 5-8pm at JSCVV! We need YOU to.....DONATE!! ATTEND!! BID!!
Every SUUF friend and member is asked to donate ONE item for our auction. A donation form is included in this newsletter. All donation forms are due no later than Sunday, March 5.
Get ready for yummy food, complimentary beer, wine and soda, $3 Mai Tais and a spectacularly fun evening! We will have wonderful offerings from local merchants, gift certificates to restaurants and activities, our famous Auction Parties, a sensational LIVE Auction and much, much more!

On behalf of SUUF and the entire auction committee, we look forward to seeing you there!
Dreama Aldredge, Auction Chairperson
dreamaaldredge@gmail.com 928-202-9354
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Memoir Writers' Workshop

This writer's group was started last year by Willma Gore and Rev.Glenn for SUUF members and friends. The group was opened to additional participants outside SUUF and has resumed again this year under the mentoring and leadership of Louise MacDonald who was part of the group last year. Louise has a rich history of writing and editing including several books, short story collections, writing and editing for Life Magazine and much more.

We have room for two or three more to join the group. We meet on the second and fourth Fridays of the month from 10:00-noon at the Sedona Winds library. Interests of the group in addition to memoir include the "new autobiography" which includes fictionalized aspects with the memoir, poetry, and personal essays.

Contact Louise MacDonald if you would like more information or are interested in joining the writing group. Email at cgbs@q.com
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Volunteers Needed

I have volunteered to coordinate the efforts of people willing to serve as Greeters/Ushers/Welcome Table attendants and Coffee/Snack Table helpers. I’m hoping you’ll all help enhance our services by volunteering for these throughout the year. This is a great way to serve the congregation and get to know others a little bit better. We need at least 2 Greeters/Ushers/Welcome Table attendants and at least 2 Coffee/Snack Table helpers. If you are available, please contact me at vhcrothers@gmail.com.

Thanks! Virginia Crothers, Caring Committee

Rev. Glenn, Interim Newsletter Editor
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Caring Committee

Remember, all you have to do is let the Caring Team know if there is anyone out there in need of a helping hand, some encouragement or just a card, even if it is yourself. If you do nothing, the Caring Team can do nothing! They will do the rest. And we will all be the beneficiaries.

Caring Committee members:
Rev. Glenn Farley 240-994-3861 GlennColemanFarley@gmail.com
Ron and Rae Steinke 284-0513 raeron2rs@gmail.com
Bill Golightly 606-5023 spikeazz@yahoo.com
Ralph and Sharon Blankenship 282-2890 RalphB135@gmail.com