Interfaith Health Fair January 28th – from Rev. Welch

 

Dear Friends and Members of the United Church of Norman-UCC

The Islamic Society of Norman and the United Church of Norman UCC are co-sponsoring a health fair. ICNNA Relief Shifa Clinic Oklahoma city Volunteers Team along with Dr Mudassir Nawaz will be at the United Church of Norman UCC Saturday, January 28th, 2017 from 10 a.m to 1 p.m

All Health fair participants, don’t eat or drink anything except water 8-10 hours before coming to the Health fair. Food and snacks will be available after your visit. We’re also looking for volunteers to help with set up at 9:30 a.m and at 1 p.m

The health fair is free and will include a table from the Red Cross. This is the first of many ways that the Muslim community in Norman and the United Church is hoping to work together this coming year.

Blessings,

Rev. Dwight Welch

 

 

Adult Education and Future Events

On Saturday January 28th from 1-4 p.m. FLAG Oklahoma, Freedom Oklahoma, and Oklahomans for Equality (OKEQ) invite citizens from across Oklahoma to strengthen our networks and impact; understand Oklahoma’s legislative process; review proposed legislation impacting our community; and learn the effective strategies to influence municipal, state and national policies.

This is a free event, but registration is required so that we can accommodate all the correct number of attendees. Please use the ticket link below, or click here: http://action.freedom-ok.org/jan28

Congregational meeting Sunday January 29th starting at 9:30 a.m as we discuss a revised budget, settle on locations for worship, and update our committees.

Mark Davies , the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics at Oklahoma City University Petree College of Arts and Science, Founding Director at World House Institute for Social and Ecological Responsibility, and United Methodist minister will lead our Conversation Sunday February 5th from 9:45 a.m to 11: 45 a.m as we enjoy a potluck meal and discuss Moral Mondays and community organizing here in Oklahoma.

February 12, 19, and 26th Chris Carter is leading adult ed at 9:30 as we watch and discuss the PBS series from Jesus to Christ. A history of early Christian origins.

 

 

Book Club January 31st

We’re discussing chapters 2 and 3 of Listen Liberal at Nancy Logan’s home 3200 Summit Bend at 7pm.

 

 

Food and Shelter Needs

Resident and Shelter Needs include soap, cleaning supplies, furniture, diapers. Kitchen Needs are dry sealed foods. Care Packets for the homeless include deodorant, self care products, snack foods

 

 

A New Recycling Box

Given the number of paper products we use for our morning gatherings and conversation box the Social Justice committee has set up a recycling box to discard those items. Look for it on Sundays!