JUC Weekly Connection

September 23-29, 2020 
Sunday, September 27
streamed online
8am – 10am – 7pm
Rev. Wendy Williams, Senior Minister
Rev. Mary Katherine Morn, UUSC President
UUSC President, the Rev. Mary Katherine Morn will join us to preach stories of courage and invite us to know more about the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee.

*SPECIAL* Sunday Morning with a Minister // 9 a.m. // Join a minister and other JUCers for conversation between services. This week we will be joined by Rev. Mary Katherine Morn and other special UUSC guests. Join the meeting by clicking here.

9 a.m.
Kindergarten-1st Grade // Wonderful Wonder – The Skin You Live In K-1st meeting link
2nd-3rd Grade // Music with Sarah Billerbeck – Renewed By Our Differences 2nd-3rd meeting link
4th-5th Grade // Art – Renewed By Our Differences 4th-5th meeting link

11 a.m.
6th Grade Neighboring Faiths // Paganism 6th grade meeting link
7th Grade Super Seventh Support System // Healthy Relationships 7th grade meeting link
8th Grade Coming of Age // Who Am I? Identity 8th grade meeting link 
High School Youth Group // Scavenger Hunt & Covenant High School meeting link

If you have not already done so, please register your children by clicking here.
This Week
Today, Wednesday, September 23
Evensong // 7 p.m. // Evensong services are opportunities to employ singing and silence as a Unitarian Universalist spiritual practice. Join Rev. Keith Arnold and David Burrows live to ground ourselves during this time of isolation. Watch by clicking here.

JUC Choir // 7:30 p.m. // The JUC Choir continues to meet weekly. If you wish to warm up your voice, sing uplifting songs, and connect with Keith, Laura and the Choir, you are most welcome to visit and sing! Join the meeting by clicking here.

Support of Unitarian Parents (SOUPs): Evening Meeting // 9 p.m. // SOUPs is a supportive parenting group for those with kids of all ages! SOUPs is meeting twice weekly: Mondays at 9 a.m. and Wednesdays at 9 p.m. online. Join us each week to connect with each other and catch up! Join the meeting here.
Thursday, September 24
Reflections on Race // 10 – 11:30 a.m. AND 6:30 – 8 p.m. // 4th Thursdays // A white caucus space provides an environment and intention to authentically and critically engage in what it means to be white in a multicultural world, the privilege and responsibility in dismantling racism, and to begin to develop understanding and accountability for change. We hope you will join us for this important and absolutely necessary work. Join the meeting here.
Friday, September 25
By Your Side Singers // 11 a.m. // 2nd & 4th Fridays // If you wish to sing music that give comfort and hope, like Meditation on Breathing, Come sing a song with me, Edelweiss, We are sending you light, plus many others, consider clicking in to the gathering. Join the meeting by clicking here.
Sunday, September 27
Colorado UU Music Leaders Presents: Melanie DeMore, SONGLEADER // 2 – 3:30 p.m. // Melanie DeMore is a “vocal activist,” and we at JUC have sung some of her songs including “I will be your standing stone.” She’ll be leading inspiring and energizing music at this afternoon session. If you find yourself in need of connection and music, this workshop is not to be missed! Register by clicking here.
Monday, September 28
Support of Unitarian Parents (SOUPs): Morning Meeting // 9 a.m. // SOUPs is a supportive parenting group for those with kids of all ages! SOUPs is meeting twice weekly: Mondays at 9 a.m. and Wednesdays at 9 p.m. online. Join us each week to connect with each other and catch up! Join the meeting here
Happening Soon
Wednesday, September 30
UU The Vote: No on 115 Textbank // 3:45 p.m. // Join JUC UU The Vote to text voters encouraging them to protect abortion access by voting No on 115 on the Colorado ballot.
Sign up to volunteer here before the call. Join the meeting by clicking here.
Thursday, October 1
UU The Vote // 7 – 8:30 p.m. // Do you want to use your UU faith in support of the democratic process? UU the Vote is a collaborative effort by Unitarian Universalists, committees in our congregations, our ministers, State Action Networks, advocacy groups, and the UUA to mobilize voters, challenge voter suppression and engage in value-based conversations on the issues that matter. Join our team and contribute to a worthy cause! For more information, visit our webpage. Join the meeting by clicking here.

2 EASY Things You Can Do NOW to Make a Difference 
  1. Check your voter registration information and make sure you’re an “Active” status voter.
  2. If you haven’t already done so, respond to the 2020 Census AND TELL YOUR FRIENDS.
Saturday, October 3
UU The Vote: Yes on 118 Textbank // 11:45 a.m. // Join UU The Vote at JUC as we call voters in support of Proposition 118, which would establish Paid Family and Medical Leave in Colorado. Join the meeting by clicking here.

Affinity Group: Great Books Discussion Group // 7:30 p.m. // 2nd & 4th Mondays // Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, pages 3-271 // Great Books is based on the idea that by reading from the great books of our civilization and discussing them with other people – sharing your insights and questions you can reach a fuller understanding of these works than you could on your own. Dona Chilcoat is the Shared Inquiry Leader, 303-989-6945
Campus News
JUC Annual Craft Faire Cancelled
The JUC Annual Craft Faire, held the first week in December, has been cancelled. We are sorry not to be able to offer this fun community event and fundraiser for JUC. Look for us next year, first weekend in December, 2021.
Staying Connected
Send in your Photos!
Even though we can’t be together in person, we still want to see each other! This week the theme is Silly Stuff! Send in your photos by noon on Thursday to darcystanton@jeffersonunitarian.org
for inclusion in the next video.

View last week’s video by clicking the image to the right. 
Community News
Sunday, September 27
Jefferson Humanists: The Grand Unified Theory of Music // 4 p.m. // Speaker Chris Mohr has analyzed hundreds of ancient scales from all over the world and fit them into a beautiful unified theory that explains all of music at its most universal level. In addition to publishing his own music, Chris has been a classical music radio announcer since 1978 and currently hosts A Classic Monday and Opera Box on KGNU. Email RSVP@jeffersonhumanists.org for a link to join the meeting.
Saturday, October 3
Ordination of Emily Conger // 2 p.m. // The Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder &
Boulder Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship invite you to attend the Ordination of Emily Conger into Unitarian Universalist ministry. Visit the 
ordination website for more information on the event.