This community concert is both a celebration and a continuation of UUAA's generosity to Americans United, which is dedicated to the preservation of the Constitution's religious liberty provisions. Catie produces concerts in support of Voices United for Separation of Church and State.

Meet at 12:45pm in the Jackson Chapel to hear a dial-in talk to a national CCL expert from 1:00 to 2:00pm, followed by local discussion. All are welcome. For information about CCL go to: http://citizensclimatelobby.org/. Questions? Contact Larry Junck at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Join UUAA members, friends and special guest Barry Lynn on Commitment Sunday, November 2. Please complete and bring the 2015 ABC Commitment form. Your fair share commitment is a catalyst to enhance our ministries and create the abundant future we envision for our UUAA, neighboring and world communities.

Fracking: What They Don't Want you to Know will be presented at 1:00pm in the Fahs Chapel. Peggy Rahbi and Nancy Witter of the Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan will be featured. Check out http://www.letsbanfracking.org/. Hosted by the Climate Action Group. Questions? Contact Larry Junck at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

In a strategic planning document called “Strengthening Our Connections,” the Congregation’s Board of Trustees invited us to make our land more accessible. Our Land for Worship Team has been working to do just that with three projects completed this fall.

Come one; come all to the senior dinner at Gourmet Garden Restaurant this first Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm. Questions? Contact Marie Duke at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

From 10:00am to 2:30pm there will be a prerequisite to membership of interest to both newcomers and long-time members. This workshop is taught by a UUAA minister with the help of lay leaders. The topics will include the history of UU and this congregation, UUAA governance, how to get involved, the meaning and responsibilities of membership, and participants' own spiritual journeys.

Pastoral Care-Education and the Accessibility Team will sponsor "Taking Control of Your Mental Health: Coping With Depression" from 1:00 to 2:30pm in the Fahs Chapel. Madeline Bacolor, Marilyn Tripp will present with David C. Belmonte, MD, MS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Medical Student Education University of Michigan Medical School Department of Psychiatry.

New to the Congregation? Interested in meeting a few other members at a small informal dinner? Join others in adult dinner groups for an evening of getting acquainted or reacquainted. If not already participating, sign up at the Involvement table during Social Hour or contact Sally Preston at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To participate in the November dinner, contact Sally by Wednesday, November 5.

All men are invited to attend breakfast at 8:15am on Saturday, November 15 at Holidays Restaurant. It is located at 2080 W. Stadium Blvd. across from the Post Office. Enjoy good food and make new friends. Questions? Contact Fred Lynch.

Congregational Study/Action Issues (CSAI) Update: 2012-2016:

Reproductive Justice: Expanding Our Social Justice Calling On November 15, a draft of the Statement of Conscious (SOC) for this CSAI is due from the Commission on Social Witness (CSW). Those who attended the Reproduction Justice Classes held last year and interested others will meet to discuss and offer comments on the SOC; watch the Weekly Bulletin and November's Newsletter for dates and times. The Congregation will vote on whether this OC should be brought before the 2015 General Assembly at the January, 2015 UUAA Congregational Meeting. 

Rovers are needed to support volunteer teachers in a non-teaching role as a hallway attendant for one service per month or when convenient. Four volunteers are needed to help plan and serve cake or beverages for an SGD event on Sunday, November 16. Questions? Contact Programs Coordinator Maria Thomas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

This transgender, bisexual, lesbian, gay, queer, questioning, intersex, and ally group of UUAA invites the Congregation to a Thanksgiving potluck on Tuesday, November 18, in the Social Hall. Bring a Thanksgiving dish for the 6:15pm gathering. Join at 7:00pm for the documentary film TRANS: about males and females-and everything in between. It is an "up close and personal" view of the transgender community that will change both mind and heart. All are welcome. Also, the Interfaith Service of Affirmation will be at UUAA on Tuesday, December 16. Questions? Contact Leigh Robertson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Meet at 8:15am on the fourth Saturday of each month at the Classic Cup Cafe. This is before the Thanksgiving chaos begins, so c'mon over and start off a Saturday with laughter, chatter, and good hot food. Newcomers are welcome. Questions? Contact Royla Furniss.

UUAA will be hosting at Alpha House during Thanksgiving Week, from November 26 through November 30. Alpha House is the shelter for homeless families. More than 70 people are still needed to sign up to bring food, serve dinner, play with the kids, and stay overnight. Come to the sign-up table in the Social Hall on Sunday, or sign up online.