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God Is ...

Wed, 02/10/2016


Hi All

A few people mentioned to me last Sunday that they would really like to have access to the Story for All Ages that I read during Service.

excerpt ... "From Shannon, age 5, with a picture she drew of squiggly lines: The squiggly lines are the words God told me to say when I closed my eyes to think about her. She also told me to draw a cross. God has lots of words to say."

Here's the link http://www.uua.org/re/tapestry/children/riddle/session4/157118.shtml

Thanks!
 Best,
Erin
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Weekly News From SCUU 02/04/16

Thu, 02/04/2016
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! The BIG question...at this Sunday's service!! & Thanks Laura for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 02/04/2016. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Laura and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
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Weekly News From SCUU 01/29/16

Fri, 01/29/2016
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! Special Reunion Event - This Sunday! See inside for details!! & Thanks Laura for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 01/29/2016. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Laura and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
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Weekly News From SCUU 01/21/16

Thu, 01/21/2016
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! No Church This Sunday! Stay home and be safe!!! & Thanks Laura for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 01/21/2016. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Laura and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
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Weekly News From SCUU 01/14/16

Thu, 01/14/2016
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! Spread the word! Reunion Sunday is January 31st...see inside for details.!!! Happy 1st day of year you stop typing xx/xx/15!!! & Thanks Laura for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 01/14/2016. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Laura and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
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Weekly News From SCUU 01/07/16

Thu, 01/07/2016
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! Ring in the New Year with this Sunday's aptly titled service "Endings & Beginnings"!!! & Thanks Laura for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 01/07/2016. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Laura and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
Categories: WOW

Weekly News From SCUU 01/01/16

Fri, 01/01/2016
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! Happy New You!! Or Happy New Year!!! & Thanks Laura for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 01/01/2016. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Laura and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
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Weekly News From SCUU 12/24/15

Thu, 12/24/2015
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! Meditation Service this Sunday - No RE!!! & Thanks Laura for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 12/24/2015. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Laura and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
Categories: WOW

Weekly News From SCUU 12/18/15

Fri, 12/18/2015
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! Join us on Christmas Eve for cookies and carols!!! & Thanks Laura for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 12/18/2015. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Laura and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
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SCUU Banner Connection -- How To Be A Sugarloaf Requester

Thu, 12/10/2015

If we updated our banner and used it as a sail on the ship that we use to sail to our new destination it might look like this ...
The Volunteer System allows us to make helpful connections.
How To Be A Sugarloaf Requester:
Look at those who are long term volunteers being committee members.  I see these folks as committed to our ministry for the duration of their terms.  Now, look at those whose ministry is to be there to support committee members throughout the Volunteer System’s trial period (the Go ‘Rounders.)  That period ends with the congregational vote at our May annual meeting on whether or not to have a volunteer system.
Any committee member qualifies as a Requester.Step 1 is when a committee member finds a need to have a one-time task done.  Julie B. from the E-Task Force needed a volunteer substitute for Laura to do the Weekly Digest.Step 2 is when Julie asked Helen who is available for that temporary job.  Rosie was the one.Step 3 is when Julie gave a personal invitation with a full job description to Rosie.Step 4 is when the two women buddied-up with mentoring and technical help to accomplish the task.  (The arrangement was so satisfying that Rosie went ahead and was editor for seven issues!  Obviously, this is not the usual example of the “One task- One time’ stipulation of the Volunteer System.)Step 5 is when gratitude is shown to the volunteer for completion of the task.Step 6 is when the Manager was notified (Helen, with Jeff substituting from Jan. 10 till March 10, by the Requester, Julie, that Rosie  had completed the job.  Note:  An additional adjustment to the System was when Rosie decided to bank her credits for later use and stay active as a volunteer (on the Go ‘Round list of five folks, at this point.)
The Go ‘Rounders are each committed to doing one task per month during the Volunteer System trial period.   So far, these wonderful folks have found new knowledge and awareness of Sugarloaf’s inner workings when giving their monthly boosts toward achieving committee goals for our sustainability on our land.

Helen Pop 
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Weekly News From SCUU 12/10/15

Thu, 12/10/2015
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! Don't forget - use the link on our home page to shop on Amazon this holiday season. SCUU will receive a donation for each of your purchases!!!! & Thanks Laura for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 12/10/2015. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Laura and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
Categories: WOW

Weekly News From SCUU 12/04/15

Fri, 12/04/2015
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! Don't forget - use the link on our home page to shop on Amazon this holiday season. SCUU will receive a donation for each of your purchases!!!! & Thanks Laura for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 12/04/2015. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Laura and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
Categories: WOW

Weekly News From SCUU 11/27/15

Fri, 11/27/2015
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! Don't forget - use the link on our home page to shop on Amazon this holiday season. SCUU will receive a donation for each of your purchases!!! & Thanks Laura for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 11/27/2015. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Laura and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
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même pas peur!

Fri, 11/20/2015


If you consider the history of the chalice.
Where would you think we would stand?  Tis a rhetorical question.

même pas peur! 
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Weekly News From SCUU 11/20/15

Fri, 11/20/2015
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! Don't forget - use the link on our home page to shop on Amazon this holiday season. SCUU will receive a donation for each of your purchases!!! & Thanks Rosie for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 11/20/2015. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Rosie and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
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WOW Hope!

Fri, 11/20/2015


 “Finding Hope in the Vigils of Paris” 
 Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!!
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Weekly News From SCUU 11/13/15

Fri, 11/13/2015
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! Please don't forget - use the link on our home page to shop on Amazon this holiday season. SCUU will receive a donation for each of your purchases!! & Thanks Rosie for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 11/13/2015. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Rosie and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
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Volunteer System Update #10

Fri, 11/13/2015

What’s the difference of being in the new Sugarloaf Volunteer System or of being the usual all-churchyear-long committee member, for instance? Our new kind of volunteers are on a list (“Go ‘Round”) to take turns for being asked to do a one-time task per month (including those who choose to use the Action Box.) To review Action Box use for postponing when a volunteer wants to begin belonging to the System, see Updates #5 and #9.

The committee kind of volunteer has an important role for making the new one-time tasks get done. Requestor is the name of this role. If you look at the piano’s bulletin board in the Great Room, you’ll see a depiction of what Requestors do.

Anyone on a committee is, also, able to be a Requestor and can use the Go ‘Round List to call somebody to help with a facet of the committee work. Suppose the Worship Committee finds no member can run off the next Sunday’s copies of the order of service. One committee member calls the Manager (Helen) to get the names of those who have not had a turn volunteering for the month and invites one of them to run off the orders of service. The Requestor serves as a mentor to support the volunteer in succeeding with the one-time task, if needed.

So, now that we have use of the Action Box for those who join the System at a later date. Now that we have eliminated the Call Later category (thus, entirely, leaving it up to the volunteer to notify the Manager, by way of the Action Box, when the time is right for beginning to contribute to Sugarloaf’s sustainability that way), all of us can participate. There will be no Opt-outs because there will be no pressure to join the Volunteer System. There will be no pressure from anyone else’s timing.

Therefore, with the Action Box, you have a means for postponing when you decide to give our Volunteer System a try.

We do hope, however, that whatever is stopping anyone from being able to sign up right now, will become resolved enough so the person is able to get in enough experience with the System before our annual May meeting when we fully discuss and vote on it.

Our Volunteer System is how we ALL can, easily, get into the Sugarloaf flow. Gratification and gratitude give a springboard for enjoying a spiritual experience, the sacred circle of receiving and giving. Sugarloaf is a positive energy generator.

Unity of purpose – yes … burnout – No!

Helen Pop and Adam
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Weekly News From SCUU 11/07/15

Sat, 11/07/2015
Advocate Peace!! Pray for Sanity!! Welcome Reverend Henry after the service this Sunday!!! Thanks to the Auction Committee for another sucessful Acution!! & Thanks Rosie for publishing the eflyer the pen used as a baton has been passed...




WOW!! the new edition of the Weekly News from SCUU digest that you will receive as an eflyer email. Tis a beautiful thing.


Link to Weekly News from SCUU 11/07/2015. 


If you don't want to use the link, here is a preview in a scrollable frame too..  In a browser it's scrollable and on a tablet from the WOW blog the whole freakin complete weekly digest eflyer just automagically appears...





Many Thanks to Rosie and the eTaskForce!!!

Please Subscribe to the Weekly SCUU Newsletter on MailChimp via this Link
Categories: WOW

Volunteer System Update #9

Fri, 11/06/2015

When our annual May meeting comes, will we want to have a Sugarloaf Volunteer System? The trial sail changes, changes, changes, changes are giving us a slow and zigzag course forward toward the time when we vote. Hopefully all who are eligible will have tried out the system before that vote.

The change about the Action Box use and the elimination of the Call Later category for the SignUp Genius choices are important changes to note by those who are becoming “Opt-Outs”.

Yes, the Opt-Outs are, now, at the “end of your ropes and tying knots to hang on”. However, you folks can make use of the Action Box when these tough periods in your lives have quieted down enough. So, dear Opt-Outs, the Action Box (see Update #6) is sitting on the Great Room stairs’ bottom landing silently waiting for when you see a need to help out by doing a One-Time Task. It’s worth a try in order to make an informed decision when we vote.

When you feel ready, your card that you put in the Action Box (with instructions inside Box) will alert the System Manager (Helen). When your task is completed, she will call you to learn if you choose to activate your registration in the Go ‘Round list (see Update #5.) If your one completed task is all you can do, you will not activate being registered and not be called again.

Therefore, with the Action Box, you have a means for postponing when you decide to give our Volunteer System a try.

Now during the trial, our people are giving one-time boosts to help those who are committed to doing ongoing churchwork all year (usually with committee work.) Belonging to the Sugarloaf One-Time Task Boosters is gratifying.

Our Volunteer System is how we ALL can, easily, get into the Sugarloaf flow. Gratification and gratitude give a springboard for enjoying a spiritual experience, the sacred circle of receiving and giving. Sugarloaf is a positive energy generator.

Unity of purpose – yes … burnout – No!

Helen Pop and Adam
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