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UU Coffee House Concert Featuring Sharon McKnight with Guest Musicians

The next UU Coffee House concert will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Our very own Sharon McKnight with some of Lafayette's best musicians will share their amazing vocal and instrumental talents for a fun Saturday night of music! The Shar'n-Share-Alike Choir will be featured, and a mix of genres guarantee fun music for everyone. Please join us for this fun evening of music and celebration of the arrival of Spring. Free coffee and tasty nibbles will be provided! Doors open at 7:00 p.m, and the show will start at 7:30.

A $10 suggested donation can made at the door.

Community Read of “White Rage” by Carol Anderson

You are invited to the community read of "White Rage" by Carol Anderson, sponsored by Racial Reconciliation of Greater Lafayette. Two Study Groups Will be held at The Unitarian Universalist Church of Tippecanoe County.

Goodwill Clothing Drive

Our spring clothing drive will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018, from 10am to 2pm. We will be collecting used clothing which we donate to Goodwill Industries in return for cash vouchers which are then donated to LUM or other service organizations. Please use13 gallon plastic bags, or an equivalent size for ease of handling. No shoes, belts, or household items, please. Early donations can be left in the upper room of the Fellowship Hall.

Words of Support from Bloomington United

After our church was vandalized with hateful banners on January 21, we have received messages of support from individuals and congregations across the country. The following message was sent by Bloomington United.

Dear friends at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tippecanoe County,
We in Bloomington United wanted to reach out after the unfortunate and ugly incident recently when racist and homophobic signs were placed on your playground fence.
It was inspiring to read on your blog about the strong and supportive response of the community.
 

Bloomington United started in 1998 in response to hate literature that was being spread around Bloomington.

After the man who distributed the fliers went on a murderous rampage in 1999, we held a community vigil to heal and unite the community in memory of the young Korean student, Won Joon Yun, who was murdered on the Indiana University campus .

The vigil drew thousands of supporters, including the then Attorney General of the United States, Janet Reno.

BU distributed signs and sponsored a rally against hate. BU is a coalition of community members whose mission is to promote educational opportunities that affirm the value of all human beings, bridge the differences between people, and resist and respond nonviolently to hate activity in our community. Now, because of the rise of intolerance in our country, BU has been re-activated.
Co-chairs of BU are Rabbi Sue Silberberg, director of the Helene G. Simon HIllel Center at Indiana University; and Doug Bauder, director of LGBTQ+ Student Support Services at Indiana University.
We attach a couple of graphics which anyone may feel free to use, on social media or to print out.
Please know that we stand in solidarity with you, and all who are working on behalf of tolerance, inclusion and diversity.
Warmest regards,
Lynne

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On behalf of Bloomington United
Lynne Foster Shifriss
2033 S. Montclair Ave.
Bloomington, Indiana 47401

 

You can now make donations to the church online!

We are pleased to announce that you can now make your offerings to the church online, using a credit card or setting up an automatic withdrawal from your checking account. You can make one time donations, or set up a recurring schedule. This program offers convenience to you and donation consistency for our congregation. You can start by going to our website, uuctc.org and clicking the "Donate" button. Send questions to Alice Pawley (communications@uuctc.org). Thank you for your continued support of our church!