SILENT AUCTION THROUGH JUNE 9
Silent Auction bid sheets are now posted on the Second Showing wall in the sanctuary. Final bids must be made before 11 a.m. this Sunday, June 9, so if you attend the second service and want to bid, be sure to arrive early. We will announce winners during coffee hour. Questions? Contact Rev. Scott or Clyde Anderson.
ITEMS UP FOR BID AND CURRENT HIGH BIDS:
- Sermon of your choice, includes lunch & discussion with Rev. Scott, high bid $500
- Reserved church parking spot for a year, high bid $200
- Weekly delivery of free range eggs for a year, high bid $200
- 4 College World Series tickets, 2 p.m. June 16 game, high bid $100
- 4 College World Series tickets, 7 p.m. June 19 game, high bid $100
- Pet sitting, high bid $40
- Hour of photography, high bid $30
- UU jewelry, 3 pieces, high bid $25
- Handmade wine rack, walnut/cherry wall hung, minimum bid $75
- Art lesson, drawing or painting, minimum bid $75
- JUST ADDED! Large “Finger Jade” plant, minimum bid $35
- JUST ADDED! “Regular Jade” plant, minimum bid $25
- JUST ADDED! Painting of mountain landscape with nice oval frame, minimum bid $50
LUNCH FOR NEWCOMERS JUNE 9
Lunch for Newcomers will be held at 12:45 Sunday in the main room downstairs. This small, informal monthly meal is a great opportunity for visitors to become better acquainted with Rev. Scott and other members and to ask any questions you may have about Unitarian Universalism or this church. Children are welcome! For more information, stop by the Welcome Desk.
RETIREES’ GROUP JUNE 11
Don Mundy will chat with the Retirees’ Group on Tuesday, June 11, at 1 p.m., about the practical aspects of how we manage our money, even if we don’t have much.
FLOWER COMMUNION JUNE 16
On Sunday, June 16, we will find the divine in the beauty and mystery of flowers with our annual flower communion, “Azaleas to Zinnias.” Please bring a flower to share!
CHURCH PICNIC JUNE 22
Looking for some warm weather fun? Attend the Second Unitarian Summer Picnic Intergenerational Get-Together, Saturday, June 22, 6-8:30 p.m. Join us on the east lawn of the church. Please bring a dish to share with ten and don’t forget lawn chairs. Fellowship will provide beverages. Good conversation (and games) guaranteed!
SUMMER CHURCH WORK DAY JUNE 22
Since it was too cool to do any exterior painting in April, we have scheduled a summer work day for Saturday, June 22, from 8:00 a.m. to noon. The church foyer may also get painted. If painting isn’t your “thing,” perhaps you could help us remove the big, dying spruce tree northwest of the church building. Refreshments will be provided. There will be no childcare, but children with adult supervision are welcome to participate! For more information, contact Clyde Anderson or Tom Rundquist.
PRIDE WEEKEND JUNE 20-22
The annual Heartland Gay Pride Parade and Festival is June 20-22. Most Festival events will take place at Stinson Park in Aksarben Village. The parade will be on Saturday, June 22, in Council Bluffs, Parade forms at 8:30 a.m. near 9th Avenue and Main Street and begins at 9:30 a.m. You can help build our parade float, march in the parade, and staff our booth in the Festival. For more information, contact Tammy Hunter.
SECOND CIRCLE MOVIE JUNE 23
Because of Father’s Day on June 16, we plan to postpone the June Second Circle Movie to Sunday, June 23, at 4 p.m. The movie will be “Spanglish,” rated PG-13. Bob Fischbach, movie critic from the Omaha World-Herald, will lead the discussion.
SHARE THE PLATE FOR JUNE
One half of Second Unitarian’s offering received in June will go to the Epilepsy Foundation of North Central Illinois, Iowa, & Nebraska. Their mission is to stop seizures and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, find a cure, and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy. To nominate an organization for our Share the Plate program, visit the church website or contact the Social Justice Coordinating Council or Rev. Scott.
END OF FISCAL YEAR
Our 2012-13 church fiscal year ends June 30. Please remember to complete your 2012-13 pledge by Sunday, June 30. Thank you!
SUMMER RELIGIOUS EDUCATION VOLUNTEERS WANTED
We are seeking interested volunteers for teachers and helpers for the early service during the summer months as well as volunteers for childcare/nursery at the late service, also just during the summer months. Contact Kirsten Stiles at email@example.com or 402-334-0537 ext. 112 for more information or if you have questions.