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Sunday Worship & Youth Program at 10:30am

Update - May 12, 2016

 

THIS SUNDAY’S SERVICE – May 15th, at 10:30 am

Gregg Tripoli

 

Please join us this Sunday as we welcome guest speaker Gregg Tripoli to the pulpit. Gregg will speak about the Ska-nonh-Great Law Center (opened in November of 2015), the Haudenosaunee governance, history, and values and their influence on our Founding Fathers, our existing system of governance, the women's' right movement, and environmental issues.

 

Gregg is the executive director of the Onondaga Historical Association, and attended Hamilton College before receiving an M.B.A. from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. He began his professional career in banking and spent the past 25 years in the field of Management Consulting, working and living in the United States and abroad.

 

 

 

 

SPANOPHILES MEETING CHANGE FOR MAY 2016

Spanophiles will meet this Sunday (5/15) and the last in May Sunday (5/29) THIS MONTH ONLY.  Thus, we WILL NOT meet on May 22nd

 

 

 

 

COMMITTEE ANNUAL REPORTS DUE MAY 25

Committee Chairs: If you have not yet done so, please submit your annual reports to MMUUS office administrator Brian Betz at office@mmuus.org. The deadline is Wednesday, May 25th.  

 

If you are a new committee chair and are unsure what to write, or would like to see a copy of your committee’s past annual report submission, please contact Brian.

 

Reports received after May 25th run the risk of not being included the 2016 MMUUS Annual Report.

 

 

 

 

FUNDRAISER FOR THE PEOPLE FOR ANIMAL RIGHTS

May Memorial’s Green & Social Justice Committee is sponsoring a fundraiser for the People for Animal Rights of Central New York, which will be held at May Memorial on Saturday, May 14th, from 2:00 pm—5:00 pm.

 

This fundraiser will feature musical performances by May Memorial’s own Richard Weiskopf, who will perform classical and pop music pieces on the piano; Eileen Rose,  a talented musician whose repertoire includes original and traditional songs performed on the Appalachian dulcimer;  Kristin Gitler and David Goldman round out the musical entertainment with traditional American, Celtic, and French-Canadian pieces performed on the Appalachian dulcimer and acoustic guitar.

 

The People for Animal Rights of CNY will also have original animal notecards for sale, along with information on how to help animals.

 

Tickets in advance are $8 per person or $13 per family. Checks should be made out to “People for Animal Rights” and mailed to People for Animal Rights, P.O. Box 15358, Syracuse, N.Y. 13215.  Those paying by credit card are instructed to visit www.peopleforanimalrightsofcny.org/membership, and click on the “Donate” button.

 

At the door, tickets will be $10 per person or $15 per family CASH OR CHECK ONLY.

 

The price of your ticket can be considered your first year of dues to the People for Animal Rights of CNY, if you aren’t a member already.  Your ticket purchases are tax deductible.

 

Questions? Email ldestefano3@twcny.rr.com or call (315) 488-PURR (7877) between 8:00 am and 10:00 pm.

 

 

 

 

MAY MEMORIAL’S DRUM CIRCLE RESCHEDULED FOR MAY 22

12:00 pm / $10   

 

The Drum Circle led by Sandra Sabene that was originally scheduled for Sunday, May 15th has been rescheduled for Sunday, May 22nd, beginning at 12:00 pm in the Sanctuary

 

Sandra Sabene, from the Liverpool Art Center, offers a relaxing rhythmic interaction which offers drummers opportunities to express, explore and play with percussion. All levels are invited and beginners are warmly welcomed. Sandra offers a quick hand drum lesson in the beginning and then we all enjoy riding the waves of soothing rhythms and upbeat releases.  

 

$10/person. Bring your own drum or reserve one.  

 

Please RSVP to Carroll Grant at 882-4910 or cgrant6@twcny.rr.com.

 

 

 

 

DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISM OR MMUUS?

The Membership Committee is pleased to announce another meeting of the new and improved UU101. The purpose of this informative presentation is to answer questions and teach attendees about both Unitarian Universalism and May Memorial.  All who are interested are invited to attend this meeting in the Memorial Room at 12:00 pm on Sunday, May 29th.

 

If you have any questions or would like more information, you may contact the committee at membership@mmuus.org.