This week at SNUUC

SNUUC – June 15, 2017

The Summer edition of the Open Line is available, the pdf of the file is attached and will soon be online at SNUUC.org, click on the What’s New link or click here www.snuuc.org/Forms/OL.pdf.  The Open Line is THE place to read about our upcoming services, activities and events throughout the Summer. Read columns by our Transition Minister and Board President. See who is preaching each Sunday, learn what our committees are up to and enjoy photos from recent SNUUC events.  Printed copies are in the pamphlet rack in the entrance hallway and on the welcome table in the foyer. If you would like a printed copy of the Open Line sent to your home, just let Lisa know at snuuc@optonline.net .

SNUUC Summer Services at 10:30 am begin this Sunday, June 18This week join guest preacher Hollis Huston, Worship Associate Laura D’Angelo, usher and refreshments provider Barbara Singer, and board member on duty, Ken Bellafiore.The entire Summer schedule is on the first page of the Summer Open Line.

Office Summer Schedule The SNUUC office will close for the Summer after this Friday, June 16. It will reopen on Tuesday, September 5. Phone messages and e-mail will be answered weekly.  In case of emergency please call Board President Rosemary Olander-Beach or Vice President Ken Bellafiore.

Final Pledge Statements will be mailed next week to those people with a balance.  Member pledges are the single largest source of income to our congregation and we count on them to maintain our financial health. Please keep current with your pledge, the current pledge year ends on June 30.  Thank you!

The South Nassau Mothers' Center Discussion Group is meeting at SNUUC.  Are you a mother in need of a tender ear? Do you know a mother in need of support? Make friends, build connections, share talents and ideas at the newly formed South Nassau Mothers' Center Discussion Group. At each meeting we share our experiences in the joys and challenges of motherhood in a confidential, non-judgmental forum. The discussion is facilitated on a topic focused on moms and their needs. Our next series will be on the topic of Self-Care. The sessions are held on Tuesdays June 13, 20 and 27 from 8-9:30 pm in the RE wing. Children are welcome to come or you are welcome to bring your own childcare. Speak with Virginia Lawther to register for this free series; VirginiaLawther@gmail.com.

Do you want to help our congregation AND our community?  Our Unitarian Thrift Shop at 22 W. Merrick Rd. is a great place to volunteer, donate, or shop!   With your generous donations of small kitchen appliances, cook and bake ware, working electronics, and small pieces of furniture, trinkets, jewelry (plus knick knacks, odd items of interest, and sell-able used clothing), we help to furnish the homes of those in need and of our neighbors here in Freeport.  Your support of our Thrift Shop can come in different forms.  Donating sellable items is a great start.  So is volunteering your time to help fully staff our shop.  Finally, shopping in our store might find you that little treasure you didn’t even know you needed but could easily welcome warmly into your home!  The Thrift Shop's income contributes significantly each year to the operating funds of the congregation which is still another way that you will be helping out SNUUC!   We are open Monday and Tuesday from 10 am to 1 pm and Wednesday through Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. The phone number is 516-223-3974.  Any questions?  Please feel free to talk with one of our regular volunteers at the shop: Anne Olsen, Andrew Spatt, Joe McAuley, Jay Gach, Barbara Singer, Arnie Herman, Fylice Larsen, Jim  Hawkins, Bobby Granoff, Doris Brass, Robin Norris and Ken Lawson.

In an effort to streamline the Wednesday Email Blast, much of the information found in the Open Line will not be included in the E-Blast. For more information regarding our Thrift Shop, yoga, meditation, Pilates, committee meetings, NVC, foyer art opening receptions, painting classes, prayer group, improv and much more, please read the Open Line.  

Contributions to SNUUC from Amazon. Thank you to everyone who shops online by going to our website first and using the link to Amazon.com.  All you need to do is go to www.snuuc.org before you shop, look for the Amazon.com link on the bottom right of the front page and go from there.  SNUUC will receive a percentage of your purchase and there is no extra charge to you. Please ask your friends and family to shop through our site!