Ahl-e Qulub – Sufism and the Path of Love

The Adult RE Committee is sponsoring a workshop/performance by the Sufi Meditation and Music group Ahl-e Qulub on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 3:00 p.m. at the UUCTC Church.

Join Ahl-e Qulub for an afternoon of Sufi Music and meditation. The simple music, performed with only voice and percussion, is derived and inspired from the world's sacred traditions.

Please see the website: gentlesufimusic.com for more information.

UUCTC’s 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

You are invited to join us for the 3rd annual UUCTC Thanksgiving Feast. Please bring your favorite side dish or dessert. Thursday Novembers 23rd dinner at 5pm - with games and fellowship to follow. We will start cooking around noon and all are welcome to come and help. Feel free to invite friends/ family too, Thanksgiving is a holiday of fellowship, ALL are welcome. If you have any questions or to help coordinate please contact Jada Haughey at membership@uuctc.org

POSTPONED: Gail and Charlie Davis CD Release Coffee House Concert

Folks - this concert has been postponed because of a family emergency. Please watch this space for an announcement of when it's going to be rescheduled.


Gail And Charlie Davis will debut their 5th CD in a themed series!

SCARED is a collection of songs that explores the presence of fear in our lives. Our animal selves struggle for survival. Our spiritual selves struggle for meaning. Anticipated loss of our lives is a source of anxiety. We find courage when we connect our lives to ideals that are larger than our personal mortality.

When: November 10, 2017. Doors open at 7:00 pm.
Where: UU Church of Tippecanoe County, in our Fellowship Hall

This event is open to the public. CDs will be available for sale. Free coffee and snacks will be provided.

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Talent Show and Soup Cook-Off

Join us in celebrating the end of another successful Stewardship campaign with a Talent Show and Soup Cook-Off on November 4 from five to nine p.m. The children's talent show will begin at five in the sanctuary. Then we'll go to the Fellowship Hall for the Soup Cook -Off Dinner. Around 7pm we begin the adult talent show. This event, including dinner, is free and child care is available. Extra tickets can be purchased to vote for your favorite soup.
Many hands are needed to make this a successful event. Please volunteer by commenting below or contacting Sherry at 414-0384 or sherrytripodi@yahoo.com to:

  • perform your talent
  • have your child perform
  • prepare a large batch of soup for the cook-off
  • bring other food such as fruit, veggies, bread, or dessert
  • help set up
  • help in the kitchen during the event
  • help clean up
  • serve drinks

We hope to see you all there! ~The Stewardship Committee

Unitarian Universalist Holiday Art Fair

The Unitarian Universalist Holiday Art Fair and Sale, featuring affordable fine art by area artists, will take place Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2, 2017 at the church, 333 Meridian Street, West Lafayette.

The show and sale features over 50 local artists working in a variety of mediums including painting, photography, pottery, jewelry, fiber, sculpture, ornaments, woodwork, metalwork, glass, and more.

The public is invited and admission is free. Come enjoy live music during the fair. Soup and pastries will be for sale during the entire event. Credit cards will be accepted. There will be free childcare for ages 4-12 on Saturday.

Visit the Art Fair Facebook page.

Membership Class

Would you like to learn more about our congregation, our goals, and the history of the Unitarian Universal faith? Interested in joining the church? Are you ready to sign the book and support our congregations' vision? If you answered yes to any of these please plan on attending our next membership class. November 11th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Forum Room.

Lunch will be provided. Please let us know if you will need childcare. Sign up sheet will be on the membership bulletin board outside the Narthex.

Questions: membership@uuctc.org

New Communications Committee looking for members!

Photo by MummelGrummel*

We have just formed an official committee, and are now looking for members to help the church improve its overall communications! Here's some of the help we need:
-- people who like to make or have experience making advertising strategy
-- writers who want to contribute to writing the Lighted Chalice (monthly newsletter)
-- photographers who want to contribute photos to publications and the website
-- people who like managing and participating in social media
-- people who like editing or proof-reading stories
-- people who like training others to use websites or engage in Facebook
-- people who have other ideas regarding communication, and energy to help bring them about

If this is you, please contact Alice Pawley at communications@uuctc.org. We'd love to have you on board! We hope to have our first meeting in late October or early November.

 

*Photo licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

Winter Solstice

A Yule celebration in cooperation with the Guild of the Gods group will be held on December 16, 2017. Gather in Fellowship Hall starting at 6:30 p.m. for the Traditional Winter Solstice evergreen candle spiral beginning at 7 p.m. Around 9 pm, transition into a Yule Ball with music, wine, and food. Everyone is encouraged to dress for fun and dancing. Around 11:30, call to silence for a meditation time while cleaning up.
Sing final songs and close at midnight. Family friendly!

Gail and Charlie Davis CD Release Coffee House Concert

Gail And Charlie Davis will debut their 5th CD in a themed series!

SCARED is a collection of songs that explores the presence of fear in our lives. Our animal selves struggle for survival. Our spiritual selves struggle for meaning. Anticipated loss of our lives is a source of anxiety. We find courage when we connect our lives to ideals that are larger than our personal mortality.

When: November 10, 2017. Doors open at 7:00 pm.
Where: UU Church of Tippecanoe County, in our Fellowship Hall

This event is open to the public. CDs will be available for sale. Free coffee and snacks will be provided.