Faith Formation News – 9/23/21

Dear SUUS Families!

We’ve officially kicked off the 2021-22 Faith Formation Year and WOW was it EPIC! Despite a downpour out of nowhere, the skies cleared and we had a gorgeous evening for a movie under the light of the moon and we even caught a glimpse of the SPACE STATION! How cool is that? Then on Sunday we made beautiful Dreamcatchers together. Thank you to ALL who contributed to the weekend activities! It was wonderful to be together again.

Up next! This Sunday, we will gather at 1pm to create a SUUS Scarecrow Scene for the annual “Scarecrows Invade Madison” event. The theme is RECYCLING and a focus on our 7th Principle. ALL are welcome to join us on Sunday. We only ask that you bring some trash and/or recycling objects. We will use these items to create our Scarecrows! Bring a mask and your creativity!

See you on Sunday!


Faith Formation Happenings

Sunday, September 26 at 10:30am ZOOM Worship
“Finding Foxes” – Rev. Terry
Picture all the people who have ever come to SUUS on Sunday morning. Absolute truth for some is completely false for others. Few other religions come together on those terms even once, let alone Sunday after Sunday. Our very presence at 10:30 AM is a mighty anthem to our common faith that a powerful and transcendent unity can be forged from diversity (at least on our good days!).

*Please REGISTER ONLINE Children & Youth participating in Faith Formation Activities. Thank you!

Sunday, September 26 at 1pm – Faith Formation SCARECROW Creation!
Please join us for an ALL AGES outdoor gathering at SUUS where we will begin construction on a Faith Formation SCARECROW for the annual “Scarecrows Invade Madison” event! You won’t want to miss this special group project. ALL ages are welcome to join in the creative FUN!

Sunday, October 3 at 1pm – Faith Formation Gathering
3 Possibilities! Finish the Scarecrow if needed. Finish the Scarecrow then go Apple Picking. OR. Apple Picking ONLY if the Scarecrow is good to go!
*Mystery Pen Pal LETTER EXCHANGE 1

Sunday, October 10 – No Faith Formation Activities. Please join the Worship Committee for a Multigen Multi-Platform Worship Service at 1030am
*Mystery Pen Pal LETTER EXCHANGE 2

Sunday, October 17 at 10:30am – Faith Formation Activity during OUTDOOR Worship
*Mystery Pen Pal LETTER EXCHANGE 3

Sunday, October 24 at 10:30am – Faith Formation Activity during OUTDOOR Worship
*Mystery Pen Pal REVEAL PARTY following Outdoor Worship

Saturday, October 30 at 2pm – ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARTY at SUUS!
Hosted by the Swensons! Woohoo!

Please stay tuned for first meeting date and details!

Mysteriously Mysterious MYSTERY PEN PALS!
Now say that five times fast! Mystery Pen Pals are back, and better than ever with an option for electronic submission! Can’t get a handwritten letter to SUUS? NO PROBLEM! Simply snap a photo of your letter, email to ME and I will mysteriously send your letter through the interwebs! This is an intergenerational activity and a perfect opportunity to explore our monthly theme, “Cultivating Relationship.” ALL are welcome to participate!

October 3, 10 & 17 – LETTER EXCHANGES
October 24 – Reveal Party following OUTDOOR Worship

Please SIGN-UP for Mystery Pen Pals no later than September 26.

Halloween Party
Saturday, October 30 at 2pm at SUUS

Stay tuned for a Fall meeting dates for MOMs Group. Interested in hosting a meet-up? Please email Amy Buckley.

Wednesday, October 13 at 6:30pm: Faith Formation Committee Meeting
*Monthly meetings – second Wednesday of each month.

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