Hornell-Alfred Unitarian Universalist Society (HAUUS)
Newsletter May – August 2009
HAUUS meets on the second and fourth Sunday’s at 198 Main St. in Hornell beginning at 10:30 AM unless otherwise noted below. All are Welcome. For more information about HAUUS please call (607)698-4508 (607)324-5097 (607)522-7803
May 10 – Beltane – May 1or May Day is the cross quarter day between the Vernal Equinox and the Summer Solstice. In the Wiccan year this six weeks is the season of Beltane and a time for celebration of the fertility of the earth and the fertility of our own souls. George Smith will lead us in this Beltane celebration. This program will begin at 3:00 PM
May 24 – Living Green: Making Small Lifestyle Changes Which Will Reduce Your Carbon Footprint…Suzanne Miller will lead this discussion.
June 14 – ISRAEL/GAZA: MYTH/FACT – Dr. Stephan Greenberg from Hornell NY will be our presenter. He will provide a 35 year look at life in Israel’s southern border city of Ashkelon—the city of Samson, a capsular review of UN Aid agencies, recent hostilities, and an overview of future choices for peace.
June 28 – A Solstice Gathering – The summer solstice begins the season of Litha in the Wiccan year. This Sunday we will meet at Polly Nelson’s cottage on Smith Pond in Howard to honor the coming of summer. Bring alter items and a reading, poem or pictures to share. After our celebration we will share in fellowship with a dish to pass picnic. Along with your dish to pass, please bring your own table service and beverage. – Call 522-7803, 698-4508 or 566-2870 or email Sharon or Penny for directions
News and Notes HAUUS for Peace – HAUUS members hold a silent Peace Vigil in front of our building at 198 Main St. in Hornell prior to the morning Sunday meetings from 9:30-10:00AM. All are welcome to join us. Bring a sign if you have one. Please remember to bring your food items to each meeting for us to then donate to local food pantries.
HAUUS Yard Sale –Bake Sale fundraiser will be held this summer at Cindy Petric’s in Hornell. Dates to be announced. Hang on to that good stuff you are willing to donate and please bake a few things too!! Volunteers will be needed to help out. We will have brief planning meetings for this fundraiser during our social times in May and June after our programs.
There will be no meetings in July and August. In Gathering will be September 13th