Unitarian Church North is hosting its 5th Annual Household Electronics & Appliance Recycling event on Saturday, September 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 13800 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon. Once again, the church will be accepting dehumidifiers and major household appliances in addition to electronics. There is a $10 donation per car, plus a $15 charge for each TV (cost to recycle; excludes PC and laptop monitors); an additional donation is suggested for dehumidifiers, and major appliances. Everything else is free of charge.
The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), issued this statement following today's U.S. Supreme Court decision on marriage equality:
"Today the U.S. Supreme Court stood on the side of love with its 5 to 4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges establishing federal recognition of same-sex marriage. I applaud the court's ruling as a major step in recognizing full civil rights for LGBTQ people. The ruling is cause for celebration.
Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) President Rev. Peter Morales and Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) President and CEO Bill Schulz have issued this joint statement in response to the Papal Encyclical on Climate Change:
The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association, issued this statement following the news of the shooting in a church in Charleston, SC:
"News of last night's shootings at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, SC, fills me with a profound sadness. My heart goes out to the families and friends of the victims and to the entire Emanuel Church community.
The Social Justice Committee of Unitarian Church North and the Ozaukee branch of the NAACP are co-sponsoring a forum entitled “Chapter 220 – An Integration Opportunity which is to be Denied” on Thursday, June 4, at 6:30 p.m. The forum is free and open to the public and will be held at Unitarian Church North, 13800 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon.
Leadership Board/President’s Report
Submitted by Jeanne Durnford, President
Below are a synopsis of proposed By-Laws changes and the By-Laws with the proposed changes.
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Unitarian Church North is hosting a free presentation on Sun., March 8, at 3 p.m. by Alex Borowicz, a marine biologist, lecturer, and expedition guide in the Antarctic Peninsula. In a presentation titled “Journey to the Bottom of the Earth,” Borowicz will talk about the massive ecological changes in the Antarctic and their links to our own lives. The presentation, free and open to the public, is hosted by Unitarian Church North, 13800 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon. The presentation is from 3-4:30 p.m. with time for audience questions/discussion. Childcare is available.
Leadership Board Meeting
June 18, 2015
At the Home of Leigh and Scott Hofteizer
Present: Ed Ahrenhoerster, Jennifer Barton, Jeanne Durnford, Ruth Duenk, Jenny Elsner-Miller, Rosa Gomez, Leigh Hoftiezer, Janet Jensen, Stephanie Loehr, Mark Ludwig (?), Brian Monroe, Paul Gasser, Karen Ringlien, Gerry Schmitz, Chuck Winter
Unitarian Church North, 13800 N. Port Washington Rd., is offering tours of its building and grounds on Saturday, October 18, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Many passersby on Port Washington Road and I-43 are familiar with the unique octagonal barn – from a distance. The community is invited to explore the building and the eight-acre grounds, which include a pond, walking paths, bridges, fire pit, gazebo, and children’s play area.