This Week’s Announcements

April 23, 2017  

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Art Exhibit in Founders’ Hall UUCL member E. Jay Hilty, whose photographs are on display through May 7. To purchase a framed photo, please check the price list on top of the piano. Unframed photos are available for smaller prices. Communicate with E. Jay Hilty.

Events at Our Partner Organization, the Ecumenical Campus Ministries (ECM), 1204 Oread, 843-4933,

Wed., April 26, “Swindlers, Confidence Men, and Politicians: Trust in America”, Mike Hoeflich

The ECM has a variety of other activities all week long, check out their website at

Social Justice meeting Sun. 4/23, 12:15 UUCL library at UUCL, bring your lunch if you wish, or bring snacks to share.  Please join the discussion!

UUCL Women’s group had a lively discussion and plant/seed exchange in April at Mary Beth Musick’s home.  Next meeting May 13, 2-4 p.m. at Barbara Schowen’s, 962 E. 1338 Road. If you have plants or seeds to share or want some to enliven your garden, let’s continue the exchange.  We had new faces last month, would love to see more! Come, bring a friend! Bring a snack to share if you wish, but mostly just come ready to continue the conversations. Contact Lynne Bodle, 843-8263, for more information or for a ride.  See you in the merry month of May!

Join us for Faith Like a River This series covers the various streams that have come together to create Unitarian Universalism.  You may sign up on our website or on the clipboard in the lobby.  Questions?  Contact Rebecca Gant at

UUCL Spring Yoga April 2- May 14: Yoga for all levels, for beginners & intermediate. Six week pass or drop-in option.

Time: 12:30-1:45pm, Six week pass: $42, Drop in: $10

Call 785-691-7662 or Email

KIFA’s Annual Dinner with keynote speaker, Sister Simone Campbell (Nuns on the Bus) April 23, 6:30pm at Temple Beth Shalom, 4200 SW Munson Avenue, Topeka. $50/seat, please for more information.

Faith in Action:  The March recipient for Community Connections is Centro Hispano.  Jake Kipp will deliver the check for $1,127.55.

Dr. George Tinker presents “Deconstruction and Reconstructing Indianess: Coyote’s Trickiness, Mon., Apr. 24, 3-5pm at Parker Hall, Room 128 (128 PK), Haskell University. And at 7pm, Dr. Tinker will present “Reconstruction of the Indian Self” in the Mallott Room in the KU Memorial Union.

April Community Connection- ECM invites religious believers, spiritual, agnostics, atheists, social activists, outcasts, friends of the earth, change makers, those of all sexual orientations and gender identities, those who want to discover something new while finding community, those who hope for a better world and those who wonder how it is possible, to join us around the hearth as we seek to create an open space to discuss ideas and values, break bread together, transform the world, and build community.

The Peoples Climate Mobilization, Apr. 29, marching for jobs, justice and the climate • 1:00 p.m., Washington Square Park, 2354 Grand Blvd., KC, MO.  100,000 have signed up for a march in Washington, D.C.  For carpool, please contact Barb  Johnston,, to coordinate.

“How Does Climate Change Affect People Outside of the U.S.?”, April 30, 3:30 pm, ECM, 1204 Oread, there will be a presentation on how climate change will affect the human species regarding their health–will there be more epidemics, new disease vectors, etc.  Dr. Richard Randolph (M.D.) will present.

10 years ago, H.R. 676 – the single payer bill in the House of

Representatives ended the 2007-2008 session with a record 93 cosponsors.  April 11 brought the total supporting reps to 95 – breaking the all-time record for the bill.  Watch for news on Town Hall meetings to let our Representative know of the ongoing interest in HR 676.

Pastoral Care Associates Deb Russell

or Rev. Jill Jarvis, 816.853.6530 or

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

Please be considerate of all those who have chemical and fragrance sensitivity and abstain on Sunday mornings from scents of any type. Thank you for your thoughtfulness.