This week at The Oasis UCC – May 15, 2023
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Welcome to our Weekly Upcoming Events
“This Week” lists upcoming events for the weeks ahead.
TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2023
10:30 AM – Yoga @ The Oasis UCC
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2023
6:00PM – Leadership Council Meeting
SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2023
9:30AM – Coffee, donuts and fellowship
10:00 AM – Confirmation Sunday
The first Confirmation service at The Oasis UCC will take place on Sunday, May 21, 2023. We have 2 young people who will be confirmed on that day (Rose Backes & Aran Sinnaduray).
We would like to invite members of our congregation to write brief notes or words of encouragement to each of them as they begin this new stage of their journey of faith. Please bring the notes to the confirmation service so that you can present it to each of them.
11:15AM – Inclusion Team Meeting
FROM THE INCLUSION TEAM
The Inclusion Team will meet on May 21 to continue discussion about the implementation of four projects. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend the meeting.
Work on some of these efforts has just begun. If any of the following projects are of interest to you please contact Gail Carlson.
- Creating a discussion guide for the book Mad Honey written by Jennifer Finney Boylan and Jodi Picoult. The guide will be used for a future book study at The Oasis
- Establishing and maintaining a lending library of books related to inclusion and diversity.
- Working with Rev. Rushan to plan an inclusion/diversity focused worship service on a quarterly basis. Since June is Pride Month, the first service is tentatively being planned for June 25.
- Increasing our community involvement in inclusion and diversity issues. This might include such efforts as creating a pamphlet, identifying organizations we can partner with, sponsoring the showing of a film, offering a program for parents, grandparents and allies of LGBTQ+ individuals or other ideas generated by the team.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF JEFFERSON CITY NEEDS YOU!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson City is in desperate need of Volunteers to help make a difference in the life of a youth in our community!
There are two programs in which you can serve as a Volunteer: the Community-based Program, or the School-based Program. Each only asks for 1- 2 hours of your time a week to spend time with a youth ages 6-14 and serve as a positive role-model for a child.
For more information, please visit
https://bbbsjeffersoncity.org/ or call 573-634-3290.
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