First Friday Potlucks

Let's keep these wonderful events happening in the coming year. A new way to share hosting responsibilities is being put into place for 2018. This will be an easy way for members to choose how they can be involved and which month they can do that. Our potlucks will happen every time those commitments are in place, so stay tuned for more details about how to communicate your willingness to volunteer for our 2018 events. Meanwhile, without a lead organizer, our December 1 potluck is cancelled. If you have questions, or would like to step up to make December 1st a "go", email our Membership Manager Caron Armstrong at coordinator@uufws.org. Best, Patty Ricono

New Years Retreat

The Religious Education program hosts 4th Annual New Years Retreat at Haw River State Park from December 30 through January 1st. $170 for adults (double occupancy); $85 for kids age 6-17 years old; free for children 5 years old and younger. This rate includes overnight accommodations and six meals per person (beginning with dinner on the 30th). Contact Pam Lepley at dre@uufws.org for more info or registration form.

Share the Plate

SCAN is the Share the Plate recipient for November. SCAN stands for Stop Child Abuse Now. The organization provides a variety of programs to prevent and treat child abuse in Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin, Alamance and other counties in northwestern North Carolina. The majority of services are free to the community. Volunteers are used extensively for their ability to give individualized care and in order to involve the community in the prevention of child abuse. Questions or referrals? Call 336-748-9028. Cindy Naylor is the ambassador.

Americans United - Nov 28 - "Trump and the Religious Right"

"Trump and the Religious Right" will be the featured topic at the Tuesday, November 28, 2017, meeting of the Triad Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Rev. Charlie Wilson will focus on President Donald Trump's disregard for the U.S. Constitution and the First Amendment. The meeting, which will be held at the Polo Park Recreation Center (1850 Polo Rd., Winston-Salem) from 7:00-8:30 p.m., is open to the public.

Community Clothes Closet Needs: Warm Clothes from Warm-hearted UUs

With the weather turning cold, please share new or gently-used items to help our community neighbors stay warm. We need clothes and shoes for all ages; please donate ONLY fall/winter clothes that are clean, in good condition, and neatly bagged. We also need children's books, small toys, and large shopping bags. (Please NO summer clothes/shoes or household items). Donation drop-off is beside the Clothes Closet driveway, 4045 Robinhood Road, in the small plastic shed. Thank you for the generous, ongoing contributions that sustain this community outreach!

Dinner & A Play, Fall Line-Up

The Fun and Games Committee is again sponsoring Dinner and A Play outings this fall. See below for our excellent line-up of entertainment. We have reserved 20 seats at each play. You may attend both dinner and the play or either one individually. Restaurant bills will be paid individually at the restaurants. Please reserve your seat for the plays AND/OR the meals. Also, feel free to invite your friends. Guests and visitors welcome. For further information, contact Mike Stoller, 336-643-0973 or at mastoller@triad.rr.com. Order Today. Seats Limited. Click to reserve your seat.

Care Committee Needs Help!

I joined the Fellowship because I needed a community that cared about me. Now I belong to the Care Committee that helps to implement caring in our community. The Care Committee needs new folks to join our committee. We meet once a month on the second Thursday at noon. Are you available to join us?  If you are interested but can’t make this time, we can accommodate your schedule and give you a specific job.   

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