MAY 8-9, 2021 - 10 Lyons Plains Road Westport, CT 06880 - Phone: 203.227.7205
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EVERY SATURDAY: DROP LUNCHES OFF 12:00-4:00 PM. Thank you for your continued generosity. We are always accepting lunches to support our John Street Bridge outreach in Bridgeport. Please click here for sign-up. Questions? Contact David Vita.
SUNDAY MAY 9, 2021
“Myths of the Divine Mother” – Rev. Dr. John Morehouse
Rev. John explores the stories and meaning of the goddess mother archetype.

Worship Associates: Kim Warman
Chat Host: Joanne Glasser Orenstein

Click HERE for the Order of Service. Offering gratefully received at or mail in a check.

Our ZOOM link is always on the front page of the website and does not change from week to week. You can also click : HERE. Meeting ID 207 517 697 PASSWORD: 8893787678 Landline: 1 646 876 9923.
purple lilacs blooming against green leaves

Our Service today will also include our annual Flower Communion. Please have a flower - or a whole bouquet! - with you, and we will share our bright floral joys with each other online during our virtual coffee hour.
NEXT SUNDAY, MAY 16, 10:00 AM - Virtual and In Person*
“Becoming a Better Us” – Rev. Dr. John Morehouse
All children and youth are welcome to join us for our Sunday virtual classes. Just show up on ZOOM! Or, to find out more first, contact Nate Pawelek, our Director of Faith Formation. Information about our programming is always available HERE.
Young Children: 10:00-10:45 AM - ZOOM Meeting: HERE 
Meeting ID: 891 4189 4047 Passcode: 697946
Mother’s Day! May’s church theme is Story, and today we will explore the stories of our mothers. The children will be invited to introduce their mothers (or whoever “mothers” them) to the class.

Tweens & Teens: 11:00 AM-noon ZOOM Meeting: HERE 
Meeting ID: 874 7904 0765 Passcode: 260343
Harry Potter and Mother’s Day! Harry was just a baby when his mother, Lily, passed away. Sadly, Harry never got to know her. Professor Snape knew Lily and has a little secret to share.
Youth Group:
The Youth Group camping trip idea for Memorial Day weekend has been tabled for another time. Stay tuned!
LOOKING AHEAD: Youth Group Bonfire on Sunday, May 16 at 7:00 PM behind the Meeting House.
Our Swing into A(UU)ction is fast approaching. It will kick off on May 22 at noon. Stay tuned for details.

In the meantime, the deadline for donations is today. We have over 80 amazing items at all different price points, and we could use a few more entries in the food category. Do you make a killer coffee cake? Is your prize-winning pie the talk of the town? Let us know what you have to offer! And get all your Swing info HERE!
After careful study and research, the Reopen Committee has decided to open up the sanctuary for up to 40 worshippers starting NEXT SUNDAY, MAY 16. Our side windows will be open, we will wear masks, and camera and sound equipment will be in place for our broadcasting -- and we'll be together again.

First come, first served on Sign-up Genius on the front page of our website, or by clicking HERE.

We will also be continuing to carry our services online, on ZOOM, with sermons available online and on our Facebook page later.

Questions? Contact Rev. Ed Thompson. And thank you, Stephen Polmar, Gian Morresi, Jay Lubin, and Linda Hudson for your work to get us to this point.
Sermons are posted on our Facebook page and website. We offer last week's here for convenience.
"The Way of Stories"
Rev. Dr. John Morehouse

Sunday, May 2, 2021
For info contact Janet Luongo.
Zoom Meeting - click HERE ID: 604 513 6137 Password: 068510
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
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
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.8255
Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC)- 24Hr 888–774–2900
Alcoholics Anonymous: 866-783-7712
Al-Anon (family members of alcoholics)
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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.