This Week’s Announcements

Nov. 5, 2017  

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New Art in Founders’ Hall Jan Gaumnitz is our featured local artist this month.  A reception is scheduled for next Sunday, Nov. 12, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

UUCL serves at Lawrence Interdenominational Nutritional Kitchen (LINK) on Saturday, November 11th.  Cooks, servers and clean-up crew are all needed.  You can sign up in the lobby or by contacting Joe Gant at  See newsletter for more information.  Hope to see you there!

Additional Art Happenings UUCL Member Celia Smith will be exhibiting her paintings, prints, and cards (all for sale) at the annual Bizarre Bazaar on Friday, November 24 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 25 from 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 NH St.

Kansas Equality Coalition was our September Community Connection recipient and a check for $824.80 was sent to the organization.  Thank you, Congregation!

Douglas County for Jail Alternatives meeting Nov. 13, 6 p.m.  at the Lawrence Public Library, meeting room A

Awake, a Dream from Standing Rock is a film which captures the story of Native-led peaceful protest that forever changed the fight for clean water, our environment, and the future of our planet. This film is a collaboration between Indigenous filmmakers, Director Myron Dewey, Executive Producer Doug Good Feather and environmental Oscar Nominated filmmakers Josh Fox and James Spione. The film will be shown on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7pm at Liberty Hall, and on Friday, Nov. 10, 7pm at Haskell Indian Nations University Auditorium.

UUCL Women’s group meeting, Sat., Nov. 11, at Ellen Reid Gold, 506 Pioneer Rd., 2-4 p.m. All are welcome; especially those of you who are newer to UUCL and those who qualify as “younger”.  We’d love to see some new faces and become a more diverse group.  Bring a friend, bring a snack to share if you wish, bring yourself ready for an afternoon of stimulating discussion and friendship.  Call Lynne Bodle, 843-8263 for more information or for a ride.

The Community Connection for November is UUSC, the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee.  The UUSC works with 50 grassroots partners in 20 countries and in the U.S. to build a world free from oppression.  From our work with women and children held in U.S. detention centers, to providing Syrian refugees humanitarian aid and legal assistance, to mobilizing against climate change, we are working to ensure that human rights are a reality for everyone.

LAWRENCE INTERFAITH REFUGEE & IMMIGRANT MINISTRY (LIRIM) is hosting “Immigrant Advocacy Sunday” TODAY, Nov.  5, 4:00-6:00 p.m., at the Lawrence Public Library auditorium. Stop in to write letters, make phone calls, and use social media to advocate with for more humane policies in support of refugees and immigrants. For more information, see our Facebook page or contact

Didn’t order a new UUCL t-shirt? No problem! We ordered extras and they are available for $10. If the cost is an issue, let me know. We’ve got you covered. 😉  See Shannon VanLandingham in the lobby or email at

JOB OPENING in the UUCL Nursery Join our nursery caregiving team Sunday mornings from 9:15-12:15.  Must be available 2-3 Sundays per month and pass background check.  For more information or to set up an interview, contact Bonnie Blosser at

Pastoral Care Associates Deb Russell

or Rev. Jill Jarvis, 816.853.6530 or

Amazon Smile – Shop AND give back to UUCL. There is currently a link on the UUCL home page that connects directly to the Amazon website. 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.

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