UUCC This Week and Beyond, December 1, 2022
Unitarian UniversalistChurch of CheyenneA community of refuge where all have equal worth and are invited into spiritual exploration as a foundation for: hope. compassionate service. action. Centering in Love for an Unknown FutureThe Advent season begins, and people from varied traditions await the turning of the times and the rebirth of hope in many forms. Whether you celebrate the return of the sun, the coming of the Christ child, the miracle of 8 days of light, the triumph of the Oak King, or another tradition, we find a common thread in our need for warmth. Here, in this place, whatever is to come next, we center ourselves in the warm of community and the light of love.

Reverend Elizabeth MountAll are welcome!

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December 9th from 5-7:00pm
Potluck meal!
Then we’ll bake and decorate cookies and make small bags of holiday treats for out whole congregation to enjoy!

Learn About Hanukkah
with Rabbi Halfon12.18.2022
Join us for worship at 10:00
Questions welcome at coffee hourCHRISTMAS DAY 
ZOOM WORSHIPJoin us Sunday, December 25 at 10:00 am in our Zoom room or on You Tube
We’ll have a short worship with song, story, and a time for all to share their holiday joys with one another.UUCC WinterMart Arts & Crafts Sale 2022
December 16, Friday 4:30 – 6 pm – December 17, Saturday 9 am – 4 pm 
UUCC WinterMart Arts & Crafts Sale 2022
Unitarian Universalist Church of Cheyenne
UUCC Social Hall, 3005 Thomes Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001
Church: 307-638-4554 
Contact: Terry Kreuzer
or Kathleen Petersen 
Set-up Friday, Dec. 16th, 1:30 – 4 PM or Sat. Dec17th @ 7:30 am
Regular Booth $60. UUCC members $50. 
Shared Booths $100. Electricity $10. (Limited booths)
Open to all artists, craftspeople, and other vendors of ONLY HAND-CRAFTED WARES. 
Reservation forms & fees due date extended to
Thursday, December 8th before 12:00 pm at UUCC office.

Mail to: UUCC Administrator, 3005 Thomes Ave. Cheyenne, WY 82001

 _______________________________Coffee Hour needs your help! 

Every week we welcome one another into community with coffee, tea, conversation, and companionship in our Social Hall following the worship service.  We need at least two volunteers to set up and clean up each week, please sign up to help, and to give
everyone a chance to enjoy taking part in fellowship. 
Please contact Jan to sign up before Sunday, December 11
to ensure coffee hour can continue!
Please sign up at least once each quarter so everyone has an opportunity to volunteer.
Thank you!
Fall Spiritual PracticesTuesday – Lectio Divina: Tuesdays at 11:30am, join Rev. Elizabeth in the library or on Zoom for 30 minutes at
Lectio Divina to reflect on the sacred meanings of poetry in relation to your life and inner being. Lectio Divina follows a guided format of reflection with a new poem provided each week. If you would like to recommend a piece of poetry for a future session, email it to Rev. Elizabeth at minister@uucheyenne.org.
 Wednesday – Sacred Song Circle: Join Rev. Elizabeth and others in the Sanctuary every Wednesday evening at 5:30pm for a reflective song circle where we will share in singing simple tunes from our hymnal and beyond as a meditative practice. This is not choir or performance, and no singing experience is necessary in order to lift your voice and your spirit with us. 
 **********************************************************Mindful Monday Meditation
Please join us on the first Monday (December 5) of the month for mindfulness practice in the Plum Village tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.
UUCC 3005 Thomes Ave. / Room 5 – Upstairs
includes: sitting and walking meditations; readings or teachings; and discussion.
Everyone is welcome.  No experience is necessary.
For more information, please contactBeth Howard~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The following meditation sessions are still being held via Zoom:Please feel free to join us.
Tuesday Morning 7:15 – 7:45 am
Now includes chanting
Wednesday Evening 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Thursday Morning 7:15 – 7:45 am
Now includes chanting
Use this link Bird and Bell Meditation Zoom Link
The Sunday morning session is now in person!
Sunday Morning 8:45 – 9:15 am
Monday morning at the Hawthorn Tree 9:15 – 10:15                                     
Monday – Bibles and Beer: every Monday at 5:30 PM – Bibles and Beer is an interfaith study session on a Bible passage chosen weekly. Join them in person at Uncle Charlie’s or via Zoom. Please email Rodger McDaniel at rmc81448@gmail.com so he can add you to the list of those sent the Zoom link each week.Come and visit with Rev. Elizabeth on Tuesday mornings at the Paramount Café between 9-11 am. Did something in the Sunday service catch your attention and you want to go deeper? Need to chat about a minor pastoral issue? Find a really good book and need to tell someone about it? Just have some free time and want to spend it with someone? Come by and hang out for a few minutes with your friendly local UU minister!SUNDAY SERVICE INFORMATION

We gather at 10 am for worship in our sanctuary at
3005 Thomes Avenue; masks are encouraged and optional. 
  Order of Service

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Meets monthly on the second Sunday at 11:30 am – 1:00 pm in the library
and will meet Sunday, December 11
********************************Committees and Teams
Worship team meets at 6:30 pm on second Wednesdays, and will meet December 14, 6:30 pm in the library – contact Rev. Elizabeth to join a meeting or become a Worship AssociateBoard meets at 6:30 pm on first Mondays on Zoom, and will meet December 5, 6:30 pm via zoom – contact President Elaine HayesCommittee on Shared Ministry meets at 6:30 pm on fourth Thursdays, the November and December meetings will be held on December 8th at the regular time of 6:30 pm. in the library –  contact Lauren DanleyFinance Team meets at 4:15 pm on third Thursday’s, and will meet December 15, 4:15 – 5:15 pm in the library contact
Marci Linde or Camellia El-Antabl…………………………………………………………………………….. Please send Order of Service and Newsletter announcements to
administrator@uucheyenne.org by or before Wednesday at 10:00 AM
Office hours are Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 12:00
                                                   Thank youWe are pleased to announce that our new online giving platform is ready for use! You can securely give from our website atuucheyenne.org/give or via text message [text UUCC to 73256]. 
You can even create an account to set up recurring donations, view your giving history and use our free mobile app. If you’d like to set up an account, please contact bookkeeper@uucheyenne.org and we will send you an invitation to join our online community. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Join us NEXT Sunday,
December 11, 2022, at 10:00 am Infinite PossibilityFrom the Fibonacci sequences in the heart of a sunflower to the colorful mosaics of Islamic art, we find beauty in the infinite and expanding universe. Let us honor the infinite found in nature and translated into human creation. Today, we honor the unexpected, the infinity of what is possible, and we seek a faithful way forward into the unknown, guided by our values.