Posted by: CCUUF | October 4, 2012

October 2012 Newsletter

 

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

Weekly fellowship meetings are —
Sundays  10:15 a.m.–12:00 noon, Visual Arts Center, 2nd Floor, Nye Beach   Turnaround, 777 Northwest Beach   Drive, Newport, Oregon

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October   2012 CCUUF Activities

 Sunday,   October 7, 10:15 am.   Fellowship Presentation.  MIRACULOUS   WATER:  A Consideration of the Significance of Water in Religion and   Science. 
 
      Common   every-day water is one of nature’s greatest miracles!  MIRACULOUS   WATER is a narrated slide program which examines water’s important place   in the beliefs and rituals of many religions unknowingly based upon this   “impossible” liquid’s unique physical and chemical properties,   including its: Molecular Structure, Bonding Abilities, Changes of State,   Surface Tension, Temperature Responses, Solvent Capabilities, and role in the   Origin and Perpetuation of Life upon this planet. Presentation by CCUUF   member Richard Crosby.

Sunday, October 7, noon.     Meeting   of the 2012-2013 board of CCUUF. 

Sunday,    October 14, 10:15 am. Fellowship Presentation.   Interfaith   Community for Peace & Justice (ICPJ).  The Rev.   Earnie Bell will discuss the Interfaith Community for Peace and Justice, its   goals and its activities in Lincoln County.
 
  Sunday, October 14, 10:15 am  Second   Sunday Book Exchange. Have a   book you no longer need but think others might want? Bring it to give to   others in the fellowship.We have a “book exchange” at the   fellowship on the Second Sunday of each month. Any books that you have that   you wish to give away to others in the fellowship to read, bring the second   Sunday. Maximum of five books per person.

Sunday,   October 21, 10:15  Fellowship Presentation.   2012 Oregon   ballot measures.     A review of the measures on the ballot for Oregon in the 2012 general   election. Presentation by CCUUF members  Janice Gerdemann and Brent   Burford.  
 
  Sunday, October 21, 12:30 pm.  Monthly   Fellowship Lunch  at Green Gables   Bed & Breakfast, 156 SW Coast Street at 2nd Street, Newport, Oregon.

 Sunday,   October 28, 10:15  Fellowship Presentation.   Soapbox — An   Open Forum.  An   opportunity for each of us to speak our opinion on a topic of interest. Five   minutes per person on a topic of your choice.  

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 Upcoming Central Coast Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Activities

 Sunday   November 4, 10:15 am.   Fellowship Presentation.    Marine Photography,  Presentation by Ralph Breitenstein who will  discuss his work in OSU’s marine bioinvasions lab emphasizing the role of   macrophotography in identifying the invertebrates in the Yaquina bay.   Equipment, setup and techniques will be discussed. There is an old saying   “Those that can’t draw take pictures.” Come and listen to a semi   fascinating story of one who can’t draw!

Sunday, November 4, noon.     Meeting   of the 2012-2013 board of CCUUF.

November 11,   10:15 Fellowship Presentation.  The life and times of Supreme Court   Justice William O. Douglas provide an interesting understanding of the   American law and justice at mid-twentieth century.  Presentation   will include a discussion of his life and the contribution of this   longest serving justice to some of the most controversial areas of public law   in the nation’s history.   Presentation   by John Aylmer, retired professor of Political Science at Wenatchee Valley College.

Sunday,   November 11, 10:15 am  Second Sunday Book Exchange. Have   a book you no longer need but think others might want? Bring it to give to   others in the fellowship.We have a “book exchange” at the fellowship   on the Second Sunday of each month. Any books that you have that you wish to   give away to others in the fellowship to read, bring the second Sunday.   Maximum of five books per person.

 Sunday November 18,  Monthly   Fellowship Lunch  and Thanksgiving Dinner in lieu of a   presentation.

Sunday   December  2, 10:15 am.  Fellowship Presentation.  Childless by   Marriage.  Author Sue Fagalde Lick speaking about her book,  Childless by Marriage. The main focus is marriages in which one partner can’t or   doesn’t want to have children, but not having children in this world where   most people do makes life different in so many ways.  Topics to be   discussed include: making the decision to enter a marriage that will not   include children, dealing with step-children, feeling left out of the “mom   club”, and facing old age without children.

Sunday, December 2, noon.    Meeting of the 2012-2013 board of CCUUF.

Sunday, Dec. 9, 10:15   am Fellowship Presentation. TBA

Sunday,   Dec. 9, 10:15 am  Second Sunday Book Exchange. Have   a book you no longer need but think others might want? Bring it to give to   others in the fellowship.We have a “book exchange” at the fellowship   on the Second Sunday of each month. Any books that you have that you wish to   give away to others in the fellowship to read, bring the second Sunday.   Maximum of five books per person.

Sunday, Dec. 16, 10:15   am Fellowship Presentation. TBA

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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

 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 atwww.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

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

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 
     

 


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