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Week of March 19 , 2017

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If you haven’t yet made your pledge for our 2017-18 fiscal year budget, this Sunday is the time to  return your pledge card to the table in the breezeway, mail it in or email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  so we can continue the great services and programs of our  fantastic church.  $GREEN$ is good - especially to support our mighty mega dreams!

Third Sunday Food Offering Please bring your donations listed on the paper strips for the community in need surrounding Wesley United Methodist Church and the families staying at Valley Children's Hospital.  Or check out this link for items needed: http://www.uufresno.org/index.php/adults/social-justice/food-pantry.  Thanks for helping to make the world a better place! -- from Your Social Justice Coordinating Committee

Need a positive vision?  Attend the “Awakening the Dreamer” symposium at the Church on Saturday, March 25, 9 am – 1 pm.  Learn about creating the new story of a  world that is environmentally sustainable, spiritually nourishing, and socially just.     Sponsored by Bev Fitzpatrick, Jody Palmer, Ellen Bush, Carolyn Murphy

UU Women's Group will be meeting Saturday, March 18, 10:00 am at Lynne Masters' home, 1144 E. Quincy, Fresno, (559) 438-5114.   The discussion subject will be decided later; light refreshments will be served, and all are welcome.     Sylvia Woodburne (559) 696-4720 

UUCF Town Hall – Mike Rhodes, Co-Founder of the Central Valley Progressive PAC, will be presenting the talk ‘Power to the People,’ which will outline their strategic plan to win political power in Fresno – how the PAC plans to empower the majority of Fresno and elective progressives to the School Board, City Council, and Board of Supervisors. Sunday, March 19, 12:15pm, in the sanctuary. Light snacks served for $3. Contact Katie Hymans at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request childcare.

Exploring Your Unitarian Universalist Spirituality class – Join Rev. Tim for this workshop that offers you the space and time to explore your spiritual life from a UU perspective. You will be invited to claim an inclusive definition of spirituality and recognize the spiritual aspects of your own life. Come deepen your connection to self, other,s and how you make meaning. Welcoming to many spiritual & theological perspectives. Six sessions, March 21-May 2 (no class April 25). 10am-noon, 2-4pm, OR 7-9pm. Contact Katie Hymans at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register and/or request childcare.

UU Seniors - Getting Answers About Life's Changes As We Age - Tuesday, March 21 10:00-12:00 Sanctuary. Kamal Abu-Shamsieh (Hinds Hospice Adm.) will discuss Programs, inpatient, outpatient care, bereavement support, and Advance Care Directives.  Get Prepared!!  Be there for important planning information. Jackie Newman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

Syrian Dinner   March 27th, 6pm, at the Newman Center is the time and place of the dinner.  Support Syrian refugees families.  RSVPs, inquiries, or concerns to Maraika at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. She also wants feedback about the previous dinner, about what you liked and what we can improve. And share with your friends! She looks forward to hearing from all of you!

USED BOOK SALE:  The BookShop's semi-annual Used Book Sale is coming up on the last 2 Sundays of April!  We welcome your donations which can be left at the BookShop either before or after services.  We appreciate your generosity, all proceeds will benefit our Beloved Church.  Susie Parker, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The 2017 Pacific Central District Assembly will be held May 5-6 at Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church in Walnut Creek, CA. Advance registration is open through April 22. Highlights of Saturday’s activities include a forum featuring all three UUA Presidential Candidates, workshops, worship, and fellowship. Registrants will also attend to the important business of the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Central District. Religious professionals will want to also bring their full staff team to Friday’s Staff Development Day. For details about the full weekend, go to: http://www.pcduua.org/events/district-assembly/.