This Week’s Announcements

July 16, 2017  

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Art in Founders’ Hall, Peter Johnson’s work includes drawings, paintings, and prints. His show will be up through August 27.

Drumming Circle at UUCL!: Register by July 18 for African Drumming Circle led by Dylan Bassett, instructor of African Drumming at KU. July 22 from 1:30 to ~3:00 in the sanctuary. If you are interested, contact Susan Harper, UUCL Music Director, at; 785-830-8487 or through Facebook. There will be a charge for this event depending upon the number attending.

Thanks to Valerie Roper for her hard work on organizing the tamales sale for Centro Hispano including announcement, phone communication, emails and delivery.  Centro Hispano is benefitting from the sale, as revenue will go to a DACA fund, for scholarships and education.

July 23–Our member, Jordinn Nelson Long, now an ordained minister, will speak on July 23.  Let us give her the benefit of our enthusiastic welcome back, and support!

UUCL Women’s Group will meet at Ann Alexander’s home, 3101 W. 27th St., on Saturday afternoon, August 12, from 2-4PM.  This time we’ll be learning different ways to wear scarves –  bring a scarf, long or square, so we can all experiment to see what we like best.  Also, bring a friend, bring yourselves ready for an enjoyable afternoon, and bring a snack to share if you wish.   All are welcome, especially the younger and newer among us.  Contact Lynne Bodle, 843-8263 for more information or for a ride.

Faith in Action: A check has been sent to the Peggy Bowman Fund, recipient for May, in the amount of $1,440.73.  Graham Kreicker will present a copy of this check to the president of the organization who will speak at the Program in August.  June Community Connection amount will be reported as soon as the information is available.  Thank you, congregation!

Black Lives Matter Wristbands are located in baskets just inside the door of the sanctuary.  There are 2 sizes–adult and youth.  Please take what you need and leave a dollar or two if you are able

Hospitality Teams Going Strong Every week a different group of our members makes coffee, prepares snacks, greets all who enter, and prepares our sanctuary for the morning. Thanks to all!  If you’ve been attending for a while and would like to be on a team, please contact Ann Alexander

July 20, at Lawrence Public Library:  Healthcare Town Hall with Indivisible LFK and    Alliance for a Healthy Kansas, 6:30-8pm.   RSVP at

July 22, 2017, Twelfth Annual Dialog on Sustainability,“Climate Change and Health.” Fielder Auditorium and Atrium, Fiedler Hall in the Engineering Complex Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.  Free Registration! Free Lunch! Email your name, affiliation, phone, 785-532-6519

July Community Connection:  Healthcare Access Our 29-year-old mission is to serve as a welcoming health home in Douglas County for persons with limited financial means. We create access to a continuum of community-based services to promote health and well-being. Through an active collaborative spirit we advocate for healthy people and communities. Our clinic provides comprehensive care with three medical provider teams, counseling, referral and wellness services.

Amazon Smile – Shop AND give back to UUCL. There is currently a link on the UUCL home page that connects directly to the Amazon web site. Or you can search for Amazon Smile in a search engine, use your Amazon account login information.  For purchases, including gift cards, Amazon donates a percentage to the UUCL.

Pastoral Care Associates Deb Russell

or Rev. Jill Jarvis, 816.853.6530 or

UUCL e-mail Communication: Has your e-mail address recently changed? Are you receiving weekly eblasts from the UUCL? If not, please let Jennifer know: or 842-3339.

UUCL Transportation Connection for rides to/from UUCL or medical appointments, call (785)842-7529 and leave a message.