Sunday, August 2 - 10:00 a.m.

Lammas Celebration
EarthSpirit Sisters

Abundance, gratitude, and Lammas. We will reflect on the meaning of Lammas, the time of the first fruiting, when grain is ready for harvest, and what it means for us as we practice gratitude and celebrate abundance in our lives.

 

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Children's Religious Education

 Classes are for PreK-grade 8 children; Nursery care is available for younger children. Children should visit the sanctuary with their parents for the first portion of
the service; teachers will escort
children to class.
See RE curriculum.
Sunday Circle
All are welcome for lively discussion on a variety of topics on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month from September thru May, 8:30-9:30 AM. Check back in September.
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Giving 1/2 the Plate Away

 Each Sunday, UUC donates 1/2 the collection plate to local charities and UU-affiliated organizations. This Sunday's recipient will be the Blacksburg Interfaith Food Pantry which helps to feed the hungry in our area.

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Upcoming Events and News Highlights

Mass Moral Monday in Winston-Salem, NC

Several of our members joined UUA President, Rev. Peter Morales, and other UUs from across our Southern Region in Winston-Salem, NC on July 12-13 to stand for racial justice and the preservation of African American voting rights. There were teach-ins, workshops and gatherings culminating in a March for Voting Rights through downtown Winston-Salem on July 13. To learn more, go to http://www.uuasouthernregion.org/ncvotingmarch.html. Read the letter from Rev. Morales.

 

 

 

EarthSpirit Sisters Full Moon Rituals

This month we have two full moons. Join our EarthSpirit Sisters as each full moon is celebrated on Wednesday, July 1 and Friday, July 31. Social time begins at 6:30 PM with the ritual starting at 7:00.

 

Summer Tai Chi Class

Tuesdays and Thursdays, through August 13 from 10:00-11:00 AM. "Introduction to Temple Style Tai Chi” will be offered by Bruce Cantrell, long-time instructor in the Senior Program at the Blacksburg Community Center. The class is open to all ages and is free, but registration is requested using this link.

 

Registration Open for Fall Religious Education Classes

Registration is now open for nursery care, Children's RE (preK - 8th grade), Middle School and High School Youth Groups, Chalice Kids and both Children's Choirs. All participants must register each year. Use this link to register your child(ren).

 

Stuff the Bus Campaign

During all of July, the United Way of Montgomery, Radford and Floyd are sponsoring the 6th annual “Stuff the Bus” Campaign whose purpose is to collect school supplies for children in need in the New River Valley. Our UUC Community Service Team asks that we all participate. Some of the needed items are backpacks, lunchboxes, binders, folders with pockets, spiral notebooks (college-rule and wide-rule), No.2 pencils and many more. A complete list of needed supplies is attached to the labeled collection box located in our foyer and also on the United Way website.