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The Pendulum

Newsletter of the UU Church, Odessa, Texas

403 E. 42nd St, Odessa, TX 79761

Updated 1/8/2018

                                      (432)366-7337                            Worship at 10:00 am                                www.uuodessa.org

 

Worship Schedule for Jan 2018

 

 Date Title Presenter
Jan 7 Ntive American Spirituality Cliff
Jan 14 TBA Cheryl
Jan 21 Eighteenth Century Elightenment - Alan Kors Don
Jan 28  TBA David

 

News and Notes

  June:  Cliff and June will be in Mason Sat. & Sun. Jan. 13-14 for a music concert at the Odeon Theater. Then they will be flying to Ft. Lauderdale on Thursday Jan. 18. On Jan. 19 they will fly to Barbados and sail out on Jan. 21 for one week. They will be cruising in the eastern Caribbean on a sailing ship. They should return home late on Jan. 28. They will be back at church Feb.4, in time for Cliff to present a program.

 

David:  Good news! David's PSA number is stable.

 Bad news: we had a clogged sewer line, failed internet service, a failing cell phone battery, dirty contacts that prevented the guest room furnace from working, and a clogged kitchen sink drain.

 Even worse news:  The mother of  husband Chris of David's daughter Karen has metastatic cancer. She presently is in Beijing, China, and the family has flown to Beijing to comfort her. Kids Adrian and Alanna got visas in only one day. Evidently little can be done to fight it.

            Read the new book by Van Jones: "Beyond the Messy Truth".

            Lois is doing all right at present.

  Bear: If anyone wants to contact Megan Siepak, here are her addresses:

            email:               jessy8celeste@gmail.com

              US mail:          Box 17

                                  SUNY

                                    735 Anderson Hill Rd.

                                    Purchase, NY  10577-1499

 Even better, Megan was home and at church on Sun. Jan. 7. It was so great to see and hug her! Megan's school is just a short distance from the village near Sleepy Hollow where my son Eric now lives and works, so they should be able to talk and possibly meet.

    Find copies of the up-dated Membership roster on the credenza by the front door.

  If you have news &/or notes to share, please email them to Bear at  swimbear@cableone.net for the newsletter and to dmeengr@gmail.com  for our website. We can now make web site updates quickly and easily.

The Clan of the Frog Pond menís group meets each Thursday evening at 8 PM at David Egglestonís home, 1605 W. Tennessee, Midland. Men are invited to share their life experiences and feelings in a secure, supportive atmosphere following Native American tradition. For more information contact David at 352-3681, or Cliff at 550-3302.

 

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