Yearly Archives: 2018

Project Homeless Connect Omaha

Friday March 23rd at Creighton University Project Homeless Connect Omaha is a one-day event dedicated to serving individuals experiencing homelessness by providing health screenings and access to community resources in one convenient location. At least two members of 2nd Unitarian participated in this event in 2017. Jim Poleshuk and Pete Miller would be happy to … Continued

Teen Movie Night – this Sunday!

Join us Sunday, March 18th at 5 p.m. for this month’s Teen Movie – Coco! Coco is an animated film about aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. A movie review and discussion will follow. Snacks, drinks, and … Continued

Stewardship Pledge Drive

Thanks to all of you who have turned in your Stewardship pledges! If you have not, be sure to get your pledges turned in this week. Pledge forms are available on the church website, and at the back of the sanctuary. A generous donor has offered to match pledge increases over last year dollar-for-dollar, or … Continued

Chalice Lighters Ignite 2UU’s Dreams

On February 26th, we were selected as one of the Chalice Lighters projects to be funded! Our project is to build two Americans with Disability Act (ADA)-compliant and gender-neutral bathrooms on the upper (Sanctuary) level of our congregation’s building. They received 8 applications, and decided to fund 3. They are still anticipating the usual $18,000, … Continued

2UUsday Circle

Please join us Tuesday, March 13th at 1 p.m. for a tour of Companion Services/ Mosaic. Mosaic describes themselves as a “faith-based organization serving people with intellectual disabilities.” Jeff Siepker is pleased that our group is visiting his workshop. Jeff’s father, Mark, says that the workshop provides Jeff with a “feeling of self-worth through the … Continued

March Share the Plate – Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance

Every month Second Unitarian donates one half of our offering to a local non-profit organization. Our Share the Plate Organization for March 2018 is Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance. Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance (OHKA) excels at helping families make connections between health and housing issues. We improve children’s lives by assessing homes, educating families, making informed … Continued

What is EnqUUiring Minds?????

A: An opportunity to learn more about Unitarian Universalist! B: An opportunity to become better acquainted with folks in our church! C: A pathway to membership! D: All of the above. Answer: D! Please contact Donna Dudley to sign up.  

Chalice Lighters supports UU congregations throughout the MidAmerica Region

Chalice Lighters are individuals who commit to donating a specific amount of money three times a year to support a worthwhile congregational project. Congregations submit a grant application for projects that cannot be funded through their operating budget or capital campaigns. The project must be in one of the following categories: 1. Enlarging or improving … Continued

2018 Community Garden Plots

The Community Garden committee is inviting applications for the garden plots located north of the church. The plots are the same as previous years: 8 feet by 8 feet, approximately. The expectations for growers are: 1. The crops are to be grown organically. 2. There is a $10 fee associated with each plot to reimburse … Continued

OTOC Spring Fun(d)raiser

Join OTOC supporters at Kaneko Art Center, 1111 Jones in the Old Market, on Saturday, March 24th, for entertainment, appetizers, and desserts.  The popular silent auction returns with even more treasures to bid on.  You can also visit the interactive visual light and sound exhibit that features 3D rainbows and a virtual Stonehenge: See Jim, … Continued