Alleane Taylor - Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware

Alleane Taylor

Please mark your calendars and attend the Board of Trustees Town Hall Meeting on April 2, after the Sunday service, 11:30 to 12:30. We will be providing an update on the Board’s transition to a congregational board and how this change has a positive impact on UUSD members and friends. Refer to the President’s Columns in the November 2016 and February 2017, UUSD Newsletter, Beacon at the Beach, for more information about the congregational board transition.

The Board will continue discussing the Committee on Ministry Proposal. This is not a Special Meeting. No votes will be taken.

I Nagoski PROn Saturday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m. at UUSD, music researcher Ian Nagoski will present Ecstatic & Wingless: Bird Imitation on Four Continents, an audio documentary project on early 20th century birdsong and its direct relationship on human performance — and human action on birdsong.Tickets are $15 cash at the door.For more information, contact Dr. Marcelle Schiff at musicdma@gmail.com. Continued

UUSD Announces Our BIG TOP AUCTION — Saturday, April 22 at 3:00 p.m.

circus tent AATWelcome one and all to our BIG TOP AUCTION. The circus is coming to UUSD so get ready for a fun event. There will be lions, clowns, and gorillas, oh my, and who knows what else will appear. The date is Saturday, April 22, and we have a new time schedule this year. The BIG TOP AUCTION will start at 3:00 p.m. in the afternoon.

There will be three sections of tangible goods and events as always for the silent auction. The first section will close for bidding at 3:45 p.m., the second section at 4:05 p.m., and the last closes at 4:25 p.m.

The live auction will begin at 4:30 p.m. with our Ring Master Auctioneer, Donna Dolce. At 5:30 p.m., a potluck dinner (yes, please bring something to share) will be served to all attending while our data entry people get ready for check out to begin at 6:15 p.m.

It is time to think about what you want to donate to this year's auction. We need you to make this auction a success. Would you like to have a dinner, offer a service (transportation, pet care, etc.), create special handmade items (knitting, jewelry etc.), prepare delicious baked goods, or donate special items you think will work. You can also ask your favorite restaurant, hairdresser, or pet groomer for a gift certificate for our auction. We have receipts available to give to your donor. If you have any questions about your donations, please see Sharon Herb. 

Mark your calendars:  THE BIG TOP AUCTION is Saturday, April 22, 3 p.m. And, think what you would like to donate. Thank you. 

Beginning on Saturday, April 8 from 10:00 a.m. to noon, and running for four classes, ending on April 29, Rev. Paula Maiorano, UUSD Interim Minister, and Betty Kirk will facilitate in-depth discussions of our UU seven principles. The fee for the class is $22, which includes $12 for a book on the principles.

Book Discussion Group, Monday April 3, 7 p.m. in the Gathering Room- The book to be discussed is Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg. For more information, contact Bobbi Dunham, 302-644-2207, btdunham@comcast.net.