The Kearsarge Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (KUUF) is holding a concert for flute, cello, harpsichord, and piano on Friday, June 17, at 7:30 PM at Proctor Academy’s Stone Chapel in Andover. The concert will feature music by Bach, Handel, Vinci, Fauré, Rachmaninoff, and Ravel with Martha Woodward on flute, Donna Denniston on cello, and Joyce Painter Rice as accompanist. Refreshments will be served. Tickets are $20 and $8.00 for 16 and under. They are available at Morgan Hill Book Store in New London and at the door the night of the concert, but seating is limited.
This year we have collected over 80 items for the Twin Rivers Food Pantry, including 33 boxes of cereal and miscellaneous foods such as Mac ‘n cheese, pasta,soup, peanut butter, juice and baked beans!
The Food Pantry appreciates all the donations. The Caring Committee appreciates the support of the congregation and congregation’s intention to help those in need!
This month the Food Pantry’s Special collection item is anything for baby — diapers, wipes, baby cereal formula.
Constant needs include:
- breakfast cereals
- mac and cheese
- coffee and tea, hot cocoa
- Holiday treats for the children
The Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry “Spring Clean-Up” on April 16, 2016 was a huge success thanks to the 10-15 volunteers from local area churches who arrived with their brooms,dust pans and lots of energy.
Pat Sleeper, Denise Steadman and Pauline Chabot, representing the UUCF, took time out of their busy lives to help Rev. Karen Heavey, the new manager of the Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry, dust, vacuum and wash floors, walls, ceilings, furniture and food shelves to give her building and grounds a clean and fresh appearance.
Bagels and cream cheese, hot coffee and tea, donated by Rev. Heavey, kept the volunteers energized and able to complete the project within three hours.
Rev. Heavey, was overjoyed with the love, support, and cooperation exhibited by the volunteers and gratefully thanked everyone who helped prepare her food pantry for the many local residents who will be picking up healthy and nutritious foods for their families. Food that is being donated by Hannaford, BJ’s and other local food stores.
Saturday May 28th
8am to 2pm
Rain or Shine
Treasures, novelties and everything in between. Contributions may be left at the meetinghouse, either in the old RE room or in the corner of the big room downstairs. We don’t want Yard Sale items to accidentally get mixed in with things belonging to the meetinghouse. Items can also be brought the evening before the sale. And of course, don’t forget to come shop!
Print this certificate: Dough Raiser
Present at Uno’s @ the Tilton Outlets on the last friday of every month and 20% of your bill will be donated to the Congregation!
Our April newsletter is now available. Check out http://uucfranklin.org/uucfs-spectacles/ for this month’s Spectacles.
President Obama made his first trip to an American Mosque last month. He praised the tolerance shown by Americans from Thomas Jefferson (who was a Unitarian) to Dwight Eisenhower. He said that the rhetoric against Muslim Americans has no place in our community. Compassion is one of the core values of Unitarian Universalists. How can we take practical steps to show compassion for Muslims and to one another?
UU Islamic resources from Rev. Hadash
Here is a wonderful group which has a speaker’s bureau, curricula, etc.: https://ing.org
(Islamic Network Group – educating for cultural literacy & mutual respect)
Here are the 3 programs Rev. M’ellen Kennedy offers: http://www.peaceandunitybridge.org/events/
Here is contact info for NE mosques:
There are also lots of books and films on peaceandunitybridge.org:
Other sites with info on Islam: http://www.peaceandunitybridge.org/resources/links/
Curricula on Islam: http://www.peaceandunitybridge.org/programs/curricula/