Please join the Castle Rock Unitarian Universalist Community (CRUUC) on Sunday, August 18, 2019, for an exploration into the theme “curiosity” -- and practices that cultivate it in communities -- with guest speaker Rev. Jeannie Shero.
Many elements are needed to form and sustain healthy communities. Curiosity is vital because of its power to spark connections between people and ideas. It entices beyond the surface of relationships, and assumptions held about one another, into deeper connection. It is an essential tool when challenges or conflicts arise. Curiosity enriches discussions and decision making at every level of community life.
Please remember to bring some water from a place that is special to you. https://www.uua.org/worship/holidays/water-communion
Rev. Jeannie Shero began her ministry in Denver as an intern at First Unitarian Society. She served for eight and a half years as the Assistant, Associate, and then Senior Minister of First Universalist Church of Denver. She attended Iliff School of Theology and has extensive training and experience as a chaplain. She loves motherhood, comedy, music, friends, and being a Unitarian Universalist minister. Rev. Jeannie lives in Denver with her daughter, two dogs, and a parakeet.
CRUUC meetings are held every 3rd Sunday of the month at 3737 New Hope Way, Castle Rock, CO, 80109, in the Castle Rock Room of New Hope Presbyterian Church**. Please arrive by 3:45 p.m. Meetings begin promptly at 4:00 p.m. and doors are locked at 4:10 p.m. If you arrive late, simply knock and someone will let you in. Please bring food and/or drink to share. Meetings/services are usually followed by breakout discussion groups. As always, we will finish up with a potluck and social hour which ends around 6:30 p.m. Blue jeans and casual attire are welcome. If you are volunteering to help set up, please arrive by 3:15 p.m. Thank you!
Potluck Sign Up
There are approximately 25-30 people attending: some are gluten free, vegetarian or vegans, and one of our youth is allergic to tree nuts. Please let us know what you will be bringing to the potluck by signing up online. Go to: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ChXaLbKXO-nnmtbHjpa8Nk0Y9I2YY_flijuhni6HcbQ/edit?usp=sharing so we can make sure we don’t get all desserts, or all wine — although both of those scenarios sound like a non-problem. You may also sign up to help with setting up or cleaning up.
Upcoming CRUUC Events
Sunday, August 4th: Table of Eight (Every other 1st Sunday, alternating with Culture Club) – This is held in members’ homes. The rotating host provides appetizers and drinks, everyone else provides dinner. This is a fabulous opportunity for making new friends, or deepening existing friendships within our community. For more information or to R.S.V.P, email Nancy Yank at [masked].
Sunday, September 1st, 2019: Culture Club 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at New Hope Presbyterian Church – (Culture Club alternates every other month on the 1st Sunday with Table of 8) – we will be discussing the book "The Moment of Lift" by Melinda Gates, available at the Douglas County libraries. There are many people waiting on hold, so you may want to go ahead and put your name on the list. Sue Wallendorf will be leading the discussion. Please bring a snack or beverage to share and R.S.V.P. by Sunday, August 25th to Sue Zloth [masked]
For November, Sybil Swope will lead a discussion of the book "Educated" by Tara Westover.
Sunday, September 15th, 2019: Exploration & Potluck 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. (This is our regular meeting, held every 3rd Sunday) with guest speaker Rev. Barry Bloom, topic TBA.
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