CUUB News, the weekly newsletter for members and friends of Community Unitarian Universalists in Brighton.

November 12th, 2020

“The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.”  ~ Frank Lloyd Wright      

A Path to Healthy Aging

Alice Andrews

Worship Associate: Katie Andrews
Sunday, November 22, 2020, 10:30am EST

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This morning we will take some time to examine our attitudes toward aging and to explore some paths that can lead us forward to positive and healthy living as we grow older. CUUB member, Alice Andrews has been involved professionally in the field of aging since 1973, beginning as the director of Belle Isle Senior Center in Detroit and retiring from the Hartland

Senior Center after 23 years as the director. She continues to teach fitness and dance in Hartland and is a member of both the Livingston Leadership Council on Aging and L.E.T.S. Specialized Services Advisory Council.

Join us Via Zoom: 

Meeting ID: 972 7514 1173

Or Dial in:312-626-6799

Note music & songs this week are:
10:25 am 5 minutes of ingathering music*
# 347 Gather the Spirit**
Prelude  When I’m Sixty-Four*
# 346 Come Sing a Song with Me**
# 349 We Gather Together**

* by Ji-Hyang
**Sung by Joni Grob Recorded by Ji-Hyang

Spiritual Exploration (SE) News

What's happening in SE this week: 

Nov 22nd - 9:30am Let's get together on Zoom and connect and share. 
Zoom Link:

Nov 24th - Bedtime Story at 7:30pm 
Zoom Link:

Check out the November Padlet for fun activities.  
If you have any questions on CUUB Spiritual Education for our youth please let Trish know at 

Search Team News

The Search team want to thank everyone who attended the CUUB 1/4 Briefing & listening session after services last week that included a ministerial search update. 

The next step in the process of finding our next minister for our members & friends is  a “Beyond Categorical Thinking” Workshop on Saturday, December 5 from 10-11:30 and 1-2:30pm (please plan on attending both sessions).

The facilitator will give the sermon on the next day, Sunday, December 6. More details can be found at along with summaries of the survey and cottage meetings.

Thank you for your outstanding contributions to these efforts,
Search Team  

Severe Weather Network of Livingston County Homeless Shelter

CUUBies thank you for your support last season for helping the homeless in Livingston County.  Of course the cold weather is back, the need is still here and Covid 19 changes everything.  Click here to see what we need to do now to help our homeless through their difficult times.  If you have any questions or want to learn more contact Greg Soave CUUB Representative, SWN 810-730-6066 

To donate to this great cause click here.

Racial Justice Conversations

The CUUB Social Justice team invites you to a conversations on racial justice twice a month. This is open to anyone who is interested. You do not have to commit, just show up as often as you can.

Your next chance to participate is after service on Sunday, November 8th at 11:45
Use this Zoom link to join us each time.





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Rev. Julie's Corner
As of October 1st, I am on parental leave, expecting Joel and my child to arrive mid-October. 

If you are having difficulties and need someone to talk to, please contact

If you have questions about logistical or governance issues, please contact

For any other issues, please contact

Keep on building beloved communities, within and beyond your walls, and I’ll see you when I return in mid-January.  


Treasurer's Corner
End of September 2020

Endowment Fund: $20,050
Mortgage balance: $433,234.

Budgeted: $59,000 (33.3%)
Actual: $47,037 (26.6%)
C/O from FYE20:  $11,748

Budgeted: $56,137 (33.3%)
Actual: $55,827 (33.2%)

Included in the expenses are the full annual UUA Dues of $6,891 and the full year property and liability insurance amount of $2,647.00.
Jim Dowd
CUUB Treasurer



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