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The Green Corner

We Eat Well! Eighteen shares of wonderful fresh organic produce arrive at First UU every Tuesday from Grindstone Farm as part of the local Community Supported Agriculture program. An an attractive sign informs everyone that this project is sponsored by First UU's Green Sanctuary. The CSA Fall dinner will be held at First UU on October 24th at 5 p.m.

Check out the exciting daylong event at May Memorial, sponsored by the St. Lawrence Social Justice Council with the UUA Ministry for the Earth, with the support of the First UU Green Sanctuary Program.

St. Lawrence District Annual Social Justice Conference October 30, 2010, 9:00 am 4:00 pm Spinning the Interdependent Web: Eco-Justice and Unitarian Universalism at May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society

This year the SLD Social Justice Council is partnering with the UU Ministry for Earth to explore the intersection between UU’s traditional social activism to achieve a more just society and the Green Sanctuary movement’s efforts to ameliorate our ecological impact on our Earth home. It has become increasingly evident that threats to the environment are threats to the principles of justice and compassion that form the very basis of our core values. Four workshops will focus on examples of the convergence between the objectives of Social Justice and Ministry for Earth.

Spinning the Interdependent Web: Eco-Justice and Unitarian Universalism

Keynote address is by Rev. Kate Braestrup, that wonderful minister and UU chaplain to the Maine Warden Service and an award-winning author. This daylong event is sponsored by the St. Lawrence Social Justice Council with the UUA Ministry for the Earth. First UU's Green Sanctuary team will serve a continental breakfast followed by an inspirational worship service & keynote address. The remainder of the day will focus on local action plans and workshops. Lunch will be served. We are most fortunate to have this event occur in our town! See you there! Teens, you are especially invited as the future is yours! To attend, contact Dick Gilbert at Rsgilbert@uuma.org OR Harsey Leonard at harsey.leonard@Verizon.net

Worship Service and Music Committee

Did you know we have combined forces? Peg Flanders and Jerry Trexler, Co-Chairs, will work with Rebecca Karpoff, Music Director, to provide lay leader services on specific dates and music every Sunday! Some of our Sunday themes for the year are aspects of the UU Covenant and the Living Tradition. We invite your interest and queries.

Together Everyone Achieves More !!!


TEAMS operate independently from regular meetings. We are still organizing our teams for the year and how we will work together. We welcome your input and ideas! Team leaders so far: Flower Coordinator: Marcia Rand. Usher Coordinator: Mary McLatchie. Other team opportunities: Donating Flowers, serving as Ushers, contributing to Sound system, Worship Associates, and special occa- sion/holiday helpers.

Core Committee Members: Shelley Johnson, Joyce Homan, Mindy Holgate, Ellyn Lentz. Contact: pegflanders@twcny.rr.com, 488- 8077; jerry_trexler@hotmail.com or any named members.


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