UUMH Chatham Weekly Bulletin - November 28, 2022

Sunday Services
Sunday Services begin at 10:30 AM. Please join us in person or by Zoom. 
Our Zoom Sunday Services may be accessed through the following link: CLICK HERE, Meeting ID: 949 1161 9547, Passcode: 885325

Sunday, December 4th - "Dignity's Time" - Rev. Tracy Johnson
We covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person. Who have we been leaving out?
Greeters: Joan C/ Kathy

Sunday, December 11th - "Awestruck" - Rev. Tracy Johnson
Our Soul Matters theme this month is "wonder." How do you experience awe and wonder in your days?  Email your thoughts to Rev. Tracy at no later than December 8th.
Greeters: Liz/ Dave

Visit our Website Homepage for a list of additional upcoming Sunday Services.
View printed past sermons HERE.
During Transgender Day of Remembrance, our choir sang uplifting songs of hope, inclusivity, and support for the Transgender Community. Left to right - Frank Toppa, Jennie Makihara, Tracy Johnson (in the background),  Susan Bauer, Mary Parsons, Mary Chestnut, and Joan Caputo. Many of our photographs are thanks to our talented and dedicated volunteer photographer, Beth Avery.
Rev. Tracy's Office Hours & Pastoral Care
Reverend Tracy will be in the office on Mondays and Wednesdays for scheduled appointments. Please reach out via email( or phone (203-217-7991) if you would like to come by. As always, I am available for pastoral emergencies as they arise. You can also contact a member of our Pastoral Care Team (Sue Bauer, Mary Parsons, Debbie Zahka, Joan Konopka, and Valerie Mowbray) if you have a pastoral concern.
Advent Reflections with Reverend Tracy
Join with others during Advent on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 PM for a time of reflection on this season of waiting through the poetry of e. e. cummings. We begin on November 27th. A zoom link is below and the poems will be provided weekly with a reminder. Blessed be.
Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 917 1766 1336
Passcode: 560049
December Newsletter
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Joys and Concerns
Our hearts are with Jane Moffett this week as she recovers from a serious fall, breaking her arm and injuring her shoulder. She is in good care and would appreciate cards and phone calls of support.
Poinsettia for the Meetinghouse
Last chance to sponsor a poinsettia to decorate the church and then take it home on Christmas Eve. The cost is $10. Contact Mary Parsons.

Book Study - New Opportunity

Several of you have expressed interest in studying together from the "Trans Allyship Workbook: Building Skills to Support Trans People in Our Lives" by Davey Shlasko. Please let me know if you are interested ( by December 4th and I will order books for us. This will be a hybrid offering. I look forward to learning and growing together!  Reverend Tracy
Third Monday Book Club
Third Monday Book Club will meet from 10:00 - 11:00 AM on December 19th. The book selection is Growin’ up White by Dwight Ritter. Contact Mary Parsons with any questions:
Saturday Meditation Group
“In Meditation, we let go of our external differences to discover what Unites us.”
The Saturday Meditation is at 9:30 AM - attend over Zoom from anywhere!
Find details on the UUMH Events-Activities Page.


Social Justice November Outreach: Refugee Holiday
Social Justice will be supporting the asylum-seeking refugee family from Cuba in Chatham. Donations will be used to purchase gifts for their first American Christmas holiday. Your cash donations can be given to Joan Caputo or you may send a check to the Meeting House with Refugee Holiday on the memo line. Thank you for supporting this project!
Holiday Caring
Remembering homeless individuals and families. Donate mittens and hats, scarves, socks, and underwear which will be given to a Hyannis homeless shelter. There will be a basket beneath the Christmas tree in the Sanctuary.


Angel Fund Time of Year!
We are again participating in the Angel Fund to make local family's holiday a bit merrier. Your cash donations can be given to Sue Bauer or Gail Eldredge. You may choose to send a check to the Meeting House with Angel Fund on the memo line. We will collect in November to enable us to shop right after Thanksgiving. Thanks ahead of time for your generosity!
UUMH Mission Statement

Nurturing inclusive community
Seeking justice and equity
Encouraging free minds and spirits
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