WEEKLY
CONNECTION

 
 
 
 
 
June 13-19, 2018 
Sunday, June 17
9:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

 

5:00 p.m.


Sunday Service

Sunday Service
JUC Community Action Network mtg (M3/4)
¡Charla! (M3/4)
Mindfulness Meditation (chapel)

 

THE MANY NAMES OF DAD
Eric Banner, Associate Minister
In Islamic tradition it’s said that there are 99 names of God. Each of them an aspect of the ultimate. Fathers aren’t gods, but this Father’s Day we consider the many names, the many roles, the many identities of dad.
 
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
JUC Hogwarts continues this week with fun Harry Potter inspired Unitarian Universalism for children and youth K – 8th grade. Professors and Assistant (rising 9-12th graders) are needed. Please sign up today!
MUSIC
Laura Lizut
Shared Ministry
Support our shared worship each Sunday and help all feel welcome by signing up to be a Greeter, Usher, Coffee Attendant, or Laundry Helper.
 
 
If you have any questions, or would like to sign up for a date that is not yet showing on the Sign Up, contact Beth Leyba
 
Many thanks to all of the volunteers who helped make our All-Church Picnic on June 10 a roaring success! 
This Week
Today, Wednesday, June 13
Memorial Service: Lorraine Burgin // 2 p.m. // Join Lorraine’s family and friends for a celebration of life.

 

Saturday, June 16
Habitat for Humanity Build Date // 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. // Sheridan Square, at the intersection of West Kenyon and South Knox  // JUC will provide volunteers to participate in the construction of the 2018 home sponsored by the H4H West Metro Interfaith Coalition. All slots are filled for this build day. Thanks to the volunteers who will work building a home for a wonderful family that needs safe, affordable housing. Contact: Andy Melick  for details on how to sign up for a future build day or with any questions.

 

Sunday, June 17
PrideFest 2018 // 9:30 a.m. // Cheesman Park, Denver // Come March PrideFest With Us! 
Whether you’re a member of the LGBTQA community or a straight ally, PrideFest is a great time to share the open, welcoming nature of Unitarian Universalism and celebrate with Denver’s 365,000+ participants!
Sign up today. We march with 100+ UUs of all ages from the 7 Denver-Boulder congregations.
Be sure to wear ORANGE as a JUC marcher in our UU rainbow, bring your family, friends, and celebrate love and being fully who we are! Contact: Debby Bower

 

Coffee & Chocolate Sales: Last chance before September! // 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. // Stop by the table to purchase organic fair-trade Chocolate & Coffee products; just the thing for those last minute Father’s Day gifts. There will be a limited supply of chocolate bars, chocolate chips and coffee at discounted prices. As always your purchases support small farmers’ cooperatives practicing sustainable growing practices and JUC’s Guatemala Scholarship students.
JUC Community Action Network (CAN) Meeting // 12:30 – 2 p.m. // Do you know what makes housing affordable? Please join us at our next JUC CAN meeting where we will start with a few minutes of education, and will answer that question. Can’t make the meeting? Check out the answer on our new Affordable Housing webpage.

 

Happening Soon
Wednesday, June 27
Guatemala Intercultural Exchange Trip: Information & Orientation Meeting // 7 p.m. // 
Trip leader, Lisa Bickford, will present an in-depth orientation to the experience of visiting our partners in Rabinal, Guatemala. This meeting is for you if you have signed up for the trip and it is for you if have ever thought about joining one of our annual trips.
In addition to our adult trip this September, we will be offering another family trip in 2019. The September trip still has openings. It is never too early to start thinking about next summer. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information visit the UUSC Guatemala table this Sunday. Contact: June LeCrone

 

Saturday, June 30
Affinity Group: Science and Spirit // Asteroid Day Celebration // 2 – 4 p.m. // Asteroid Day is a UN sanctioned global day of education to raise awareness about asteroids and in particular how we protect Earth from asteroid impacts. Asteroid Day is held on the30th of June each year to mark Earth’s largest asteroid impact in recorded history, the Siberia Tunguska event, which devastated over 2,000 sq km, the size of a major metropolitan city.

 

Sunday, July 1
JUC CAN (Community Action Network) // Reaching Children Where They Are: School Mental Health // 9 a.m. // Join a conversation with Dr. Sarah Davidon, Director of Child and Adolescent Initiatives with Mental Health Colorado and JUC member. Sarah will tell us about the School Mental HealthToolkit that Mental Health Colorado has recently released.

Please come to Sarah’s presentation to find out what you and JUC can do to promote mental health in our schools. There will be plenty of time for engagement, feedback, and conversation. You won’t want to miss this opportunity!

 

Campus News
Picnic Photos
Thank you to everyone who attended the All-Church Picnic on Sunday. It sure was wonderful to have fun together! If you have photos of the event that you would like to have included in a slideshow between services this Sunday, June 17, please email them to Darcy Stanton by noon on Thursday, June 14.

 

Community News
Juneteenth/Father’s Day Bail Out
Denver’s 2018 Juneteenth/Father’s Day Bail Out is part of a national movement to end cash bail in the United States. Coordinated by the Denver Justice Project and Black Lives Matter 5280, in solidarity with activists nationwide committed to collective liberation, the goal is to raise at least $30,000 to post bonds for Black, Brown, and Indigenous men in honor of Father’s Day and Denver’s Juneteenth. Learn more and donate today.

 

The full church calendar and more information about events can be found at
www.jeffersonunitarian.org