February 22-26, 2021 - 10 Lyons Plains Road Westport, CT 06880 - Phone: 203.227.7205
CLICK HERE for 2 week calendar PDF. .CLICK HERE for past issues of SOUNDINGS.
Tired of sitting around watching the snow melt? Wishing you could find new ways to connect with one other and help our TUCW community?  

Then it’s time to Swing into A(UU)ction! Save the date for Saturday, June 12 and start figuring out what you can offer your fellow UUs in this Goods and Services auction. An online cooking class? Fishing outing? A weekend at your beach house? Custom quilt? Cookie of the month?...

More to follow on this ON-LINE fundraiser which will launch in late May with an event on Saturday June 12.   

Reach out to auction@uuwestport.org with your ideas and willingness to jump in. It's a fun way to meet others! 
My name is Anne Benson and I am so pleased to be a new member of this congregation. My 13 year old son and I began attending in December 2019 when we were searching for a spiritual home with a community of folks with similar values.

I live in Trumbull with my husband, Kyle, my daughter, Kate (15) and son Hayes (13). I work as a behavior analyst for Trumbull Public Schools, primarily with preschoolers. I truly love working with these little ones!

I am on the board of directors of PFLAG Norwalk. PFLAG Norwalk is a organization of families united with lgbtq+ people dedicated to support and advocacy of the lgbtq+ community. This is my greatest passion! Additionally, I am on the Hillcrest Middle School fundraising committee. In my free time I enjoy walking with my dogs and reading. I'd love to get to know more of the congregation! You can email me HERE.
#BLM movie for Wednesday, February 24, 7-8:30 PM

Our selection will be on Netflix; Remastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke (2019). ZOOM HERE. Emcee will be Jamie Forbes.
Join us for some winter into spring hikes! The woods are beautiful in the winter!

Weather permitting we will be hiking on the 1st Saturday and the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

You will get all announcements by joining our TUCW Hiking email group. To join email Jamie or Gian Andrea.
The Nominating Committee is currently evaluating potential nominees for elected committee positions that will open in June 2021. For descriptions and terms of office for The Board of Trustees, Endowment Committee, Committee on Ministry, and Nominating Committee, please click HERE.
If you have an interest in being considered or would like to suggest a member for consideration, kindly email the Nominating Committee at nominating@uuwestport.org this week.
Mondays 6:30-8 PM via ZOOM Buddhist Practice Group Nina Nagy Let Nina know you are attending.Teachings offered on a donation basis. 7 PM (Every other Mon; check calendar) Addiction Recovery Talking Circle Jim Francek

Wednesdays: 7-8:15 PM The Power of Now Jim Francek; 7-9 PM Is Mysticism Where Science, Art and Religion Meet? Bart Stuck and 7-8:30 PM (Every other Wed; check calendar) #BLM Movie Night. ZOOM HERE. Beth Cliff Sudha Sankar

Thursdays, 4-5 PM Talking Circles. ZOOM HEREJim Francek

Fridays 12-1 PM Awakenings ZOOM HERE Kathy Roberts

Sundays 9:00-9:45. Meditation Janet Luongo

1st Saturday and 3rd Tuesday of the month 9:30 AM. TUCW Hiking Group Gian Morresi Jamie Forbes
Our complete calendar is always on our website. Click HERE for quick access.
All women welcome at all events; visit our website for complete info.
  • Black Lives Matter Meeting - Friday, February 24, 7:00-8:30 PM. We are working on three specific areas: police accountability, education reform and women’s conferences intended to inspire, connect and create further action.

  • Sacred Circles with Grandmother Nancy Talking circle, thought-provoking conversations. Tuesday, March 2, 7-8:30 PM. Special ZOOM HERE

  • Stories of Encounters with "The Other" with Janet Luongo. Every Thursday in March, starting Thurs, March 4, 7:00 PM We'll delve into messages from family and culture that shaped our beliefs; and our encounters and relationships with those of other races, gender identities, religions.

  • BLM Book Club: Friday, March 5, 7:00-8:30 PM. We will be discussing The Truth is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope by Jon Meacham. Kathy Roberts will lead the discussion.

  • Tapping Circles with Carol Hamilton Meditations to quiet the mind. Monday March 8, 7-8:30 PM

  • “Grandma’s Kitchen”: Sharing Heritage and Wisdom with Friends. Tuesday, March 23, 7:00-8:30 PM RSVP before March 15. Beverly Bailey will focus on the foods of her country of origin, Lebanon.

ZOOM Information for most TUCWomen Gatherings: Meeting room: HERE ID: 457 957 6089
Passcode: 998419. Landline: 1.646.558.8656 Questions? Contact TUCWomen@gmail.com
If you are going through a challenging time or know somebody in the congregation who needs support from our Pastoral Care Chaplains, call to leave a confidential message in the PCA voice mailbox 203-227-7205 ext. 19 or email pca@uuwestport.org.
Our support network is available to provide tangible help for friends in need: meal delivery, pharmacy runs, grocery shopping, a regular phone call of connection. Contact a minister or coordinators Mary Jane Cross or Beth Cliff.
For individuals or families of our congregation seeking confidential support or information about addiction issues. Please contact our Addiction Recovery Ministry by calling 203-227-7205 ext. 19 or emailing pca@uuwestport.org
Find us on digital and social media: website: uuwestport.org, Facebook public page (Unitarian Church in Westport) private group (uuwestport), and Instagram (uuwestportct).
The Unitarian Church in Westport is a diverse and welcoming religious community, free of creed and dogma, and open to people of all backgrounds and beliefs. 
 WE INSPIRE and support individual spiritual growth. 
 WE CONNECT through worship, music, learning, and caring ministries. 
 WE ACT in the service of peace and justice.