Posted by: CCUUF | June 7, 2012

Summer 2012 Calendar

    CCUUF Summer Calendar 2012 

A welcoming and liberal spiritual   community in Lincoln County, Oregon since 1984 .

** We do not meet weekly during   the summer. We will resume weekly Sunday morning fellowship services after   Labor Day. **

Highlights (details   below): 
  (1) Photos from the Fellowship’s June 3rd potluck at bottom   of this email.  
 
(2) Memorial service June 16 in Eugene for Ann Krinsley.
  (3) Volunteers needed for Peace Village July 16-20.
  (4) Volunteers needed for Welcoming Congregations table at the Newport   Farmers Market on Saturday, June 9th.
  (5) End of Life and Grief series starts June 15th, below.

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CCUUF – Summer Activities

**No Sunday morning fellowship meetings at the Visual Arts   Center during the summer.  We resume regular Sunday meetings September   9. **

 Saturday,   June 9. 9:00-11:00 am.   Summer Farmer’s Market Welcoming   Congregation Table.   PFLAG – Oregon Central Coast  &   the local Welcoming Congregations host an information table at the summer   farmer’s market once Saturday per month. For June this Saturday will be June   9th. Volunteers are needed to host the tables. If you are willing to   volunteer, please contact Jeanne St. John at pflagocc@gmail.com

 Saturday,   June 16, 3:00 pm.  A celebration of Ann Krinsley’s life is will be   June 16th, 3:00-5:00 in Eugene, Oregon.  Ann passed away March 8,   2012. A small service will be held in Ann’s memory with a light buffet and   punch with coffee and tea. Ann is a former CCUUF member.

 Sunday,   July 8 or 15   (firm date TBA later).  CCUUF summer social event at the home of  Gary & Cindy.

 Saturday,   July 14.  9:00-11 am or 11:00-1:00 pm. Summer Farmer’s Market Welcoming   Congregation Table.   PFLAG – Oregon Central Coast  &   the local Welcoming Congregations host an information table at the summer   farmer’s market once Saturday per month. For July, the  Saturday will be   July 14th.  Volunteers are needed to host the tables. If you   are willing to volunteer, please contact Jeanne St. John at pflagocc@gmail.com

 Mon-Fri, July 16-20, 8:30   am – 4:00 pm.  Peace Village will be taking place the   week of July 16th.   CCUUF is a co-sponsor.     We are looking for volunteers to take on many and varied roles. We need   teachers for ecology and non-violent conflict resolution (morning hours, all   week.) We need age group leaders (full time, these are the folks who the kids   get to know the most during the week.) We need leaders and helpers for   afternoon activities such as storytelling, music, crafts, games or other   ideas (flexible hours.) Folks to help with snacks and lunch (10-1ish.)   Someone to staff the registration table and coordinate late/ early arrivals/departures,   as well as call parents for sick or injured kids (flexible hours.) Anyone   interested in volunteering should contact Jen Wimpress at jenwimpress@yahoo.com or   541-264-0733. (Email contact preferred.)   

 Sunday, July 22, 8:00 am.  A field trip to   look at the Seaweeds of Seal Rock led by CCUUF member Gayle Hansen.   Meet at 8:00 am in the parking lot for the park.  Wear boots or shoes   that you can get wet. 

 Saturday,   August 11. 9:00-11 am or 11:00-1:00 pm.  Summer Farmer’s Market   Welcoming Congregation Table. PFLAG – Oregon Central Coast  & the local   Welcoming Congregations host an information table at the summer farmer’s   market once Saturday per month. For August , the  Saturday will be   August 11th.   Volunteers are needed to host the tables.   If you are willing to volunteer, please contact Jeanne St. John at pflagocc@gmail.com                                                                      

Sunday,   August 12, 2:00 pm.    CCUUF joint picnic with OCC-PFLAG. 

 Sunday,   August 26.   CCUUF summer social event at the home   of Curt & Sue.  A potluck picnic. 

Sunday, September 9, 10:15 amWeekly   Central Coast UU Fellowship   Presentations commence at the Visual Arts Center after Labor Day.

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Summer Grief and End of Life   Series

Friday, June 15, Noon to 1:30 p.m.  Grief 101.    A free lecture series designed for caregivers and those experiencing   grief.  Sponsored by Samaritan Pacific Health Services Chaplain. Series   led by The Rev. Brenda S. Wills, M.Div., Chaplain at Samaritan.   

     June 15th   presentation: “Healing Words: Poetry and Medicine ” – Stories of   patients whose lives have been dramatically changed as a result of Dr. John   Graham-Pole and poetry therapist John Fox’s incorporation of poetry into   their recovery process.  (taped lecture).  Will be held at the   Samaritan Pacific Patient Financial Services conference room, 705 SE Coast   Hwy, Newport (enter east door from parking lot).

 Saturday,   June 23, 8:30-11:30 am. End-of-Life Workshop.   A   workshop being held at the First Presbyterian Church in Newport on Saturday,   June 23rd.  Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries (NPNM) and   South Lincoln County Parish Nursing are sponsoring the event. The Presenter   is Gretchen Brauer-Rieke R.N., MSN, a certified Advance Care Planning   Facilitator, come and share with us regarding End-of-Life Decisions.    The morning session from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. will be open to the public as   well as to Faith Community Professionals (Clergy, Parish Nurses, Stephen   ministers).  Lunch will be available at the church.  The afternoon   session from 12 noon – 2:30 p.m. will be for Faith Community Professionals   only.  The cost for the public is $10/person or $15/couple with the   optional lunch at $5/person.  The public may register by calling Karen   Wright: (541) 961-2557.  The cost for Faith Professionals is $25/person   which includes a book, handouts, and lunch.  Faith Professionals may   register through NPNM either by calling Christy Lee at: (503) 413-4137 or   registering in the online store at: www.npnm.org.   

 Friday, July 20, Noon to 1:30 p.m.     Grief 101.  A free lecture series designed for   caregivers and those experiencing grief.  Sponsored by Samaritan Pacific   Health Services Chaplain. Series led by The Rev. Brenda S. Wills, M.Div.,   Chaplain at Samaritan.

     July 20 presentation:    “Four Things that Matter Most” by Ira Byock, MD, Hospice and ER   physician who speaks of the most important words to hear and say: ‘Please   forgive me, I forgive you, Thank-you, I love you.’   (taped   lecture*- Repeat of 1/20 program].  Will be held at the     Samaritan   Pacific Patient Financial Services conference room,   705 SE Coast   Hwy, Newport (enter door from parking lot)

 Friday, September 14,  Noon to 300 p.m.    Grief 101. A free lecture series designed for caregivers and   those experiencing grief.  Sponsored by Samaritan Pacific Health   Services Chaplain. Series led by The Rev. Brenda S. Wills, M.Div., Chaplain   at Samaritan. 
       September 14 presentation:     “End of Life Ethics” DVD – The Hospice Foundation of   America’s 19th Annual Living with Grief Program (3 hours of   CE’s – repeat from May 18).  To be held at the       Samaritan Pacific Patient Financial Services   conference room,    705 SE Coast Hwy, Newport (enter door from   parking lot)

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Additional Activities and Notes

Wednesdays. 6:00 pm.  Benefaction Zen (Meditation)   Community.   Zen meditation is held weekly at 6:00 pm at the   Yurt on SE John Nye Rd.  Silent sitting and walking meditation with   chants, reading/talk about practice, and optional bowing practice.    Free, but donations will be accepted to cover expenses.  For further   information contact Jean Fredrickson, tel. 541-224-3713, email: jeanconnect@aol.com

 Wednesday, June 13, 7:00 pm. PFLAG Oregon Central Coast:     Oregon Central Coast PFLAG (Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians   and Gays) holds its monthly meetings at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday of   each month, at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 9th & Hurbert   Streets, Newport. Their website is at  http://occpflag.org/     Presentation:  Marriage Equality Wedding Shower with thomas Wheatley,   basic Rights Oregon.

 Sunday,   June 17, 11:30 am.    2012 Pride Parade, Portland.  Whether   you’re LGBTQ or straight, young or old, single or coupled, don’t miss this   opportunity to rejoice in the blessing of love—in all its forms.  The   2012 parade will start at SW13th and Burnside on Sunday, June 17.

 Wednesday, July 11, 7:00 pm. PFLAG Oregon Central Coast:     Oregon Central Coast PFLAG (Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians   and Gays) holds its monthly meetings at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday of
  each month, at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 9th & Hurbert   Streets, Newport. Their website is at  http://occpflag.org/      Presentation:  Families with LGBT Kids—then & now.

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Our Mailing Address,    Website, Newsletter, & Donations:  Checks may be made out to CCUUF and placed in our   donation box or mailed to:  Richard Fetrow, CCUUF Treasurer, P.O. Box   111, Newport, Oregon 97365.  Receipts will be issued upon request or at   the end of the year.  Our website is at www.CCUUF.org.    To contribute activities or announcements to the Newsletter or to add or   remove people from emailing list, please contact brent.burford@gmail.com

Suggestions for speakers?  Please email brent.burford@gmail.com   with any suggestions you might have for speakers during the coming   year. 

We are a Welcoming Congregation.  All are equally   welcome regardless of race, background, gender, or sexual orientation.

 

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