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2013-10 CommUUnique - Tapestry, a Unitarian Universalist
A MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF TAPESTRY
Vol.19, No. 10
Jim Semelroth, Ed.
October 2013
"In order to create a meditative and reflective
mood, please enter the sanctuary in silence if
the Prelude music has begun."
SEPT. 29—
29— 10:00 AM
"A Chosen Life"
David Salahi will examine questions
of living an authentic life vs. a conventional life; of accepting society's values
vs. consciously choosing our own values; and of living a passionate life vs.
one of quiet desperation.
David Salahi has been involved with
Tapestry since 2000. He has served on
the Board of Trustees, as a webmaster
and currently serves on the Communication Committee.
OCT 6 —10:00 AM
“Holy Work”
As we begin to explore the theme of
vocation in October,
this Sunday we focus on holy work.
How can we find
work that is meaningful and how can
we find meaning in the work that we
do? We will listen to what the Buddha’s eightfold path and Gandhi have to
say about this modern American
dilemma.
The Rev. Kent Doss
OCT 13 —10:00 AM
“What’s in a Name”
How will you let your unique
light shine? What will you do
with this one precious life? Each
person comes into
this world with
unique challenges
and gifts. This
Sunday we explore those tasks
that belong to us, because we are
the only person who can do them.
The Rev. Kent Doss
OCT 20 —10:00 AM
“This I Believe”
In our continuing "This I
Believe" series, Iris Anderson and
Rob Balmuth will be
our speakers and will share with
us their beliefs, the principles that
guide their lives, and a bit about
what brought them to UUism. Iris
is a fairly new member and has
become active in social justice
issues, plus has helped organize
and coordinate our Sunday
snacks. Rob is a long time member, a practicing attorney, a capable musician and has assisted us
often by being an auctioneer at
our service auctions, He has held
house concerts and played special
music for us on many occa-
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sions. You'll want to hear
their stories.
OCT 27 —10:00 AM
“Multi Generational - Dia
De Los Muertos”
The Day
of the
Dead is
celebrated
in Mexico
with gatherings to pray for and remember friends and family
members who have died. In
this lively celebration of life,
we will sing songs and tell
stories for all ages to enjoy.
Please bring a photograph or
memento of your deceased
loved one to add to the altar
that we will build together.
The Rev. Kent Doss
October Worship
Associate:
Linda Yeargin
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OCTOBER 2013
The Tapestry facility on Madero is rented Wednesday and Friday evenings and all day Saturday
Sun
Mon
Tue
1
6
First Sunday
Brunch,
2
Thu
3
Fri
4
Sat
5
Women’s Issue Book
Group
Dignity and
Respect Rally, 11:00 AM
5:30 PM
Blessing of
the Animals,
4:00 PM
8
9
History Book
Club, 6 PM
Caring Committee, 4:30
Friends of
OC Detainees Board Meeting, 7 PM
Orientation,
7:00 PM
14
15
16
7
Peppinos,
11:15
13
Wed
10
17
11
12
18
19
Hazard Waste
Collection
Ladies Lunch
Bunch, 11:30
Men’s Breakfast, 9 AM
Coordinating
Council
Worship
Comm. 6:30
Bridge, 6 PM
20
21
Madrigals
through the
Ages, 3:00
PM at Tapestry
Fiction Book
Club, 7 PM
27
28
1st UU tour.
AM
22
23
24
29
30
31
25
26
Social Action
Committee,
11
New Member
Orientation,
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PRESIDENTIAL PERSPECTIVES
Trick or Treat is a phrase we will hear often by the end of the month. The fun holiday of Halloween can
really bring out the best in our spirits. This link to our spirit is embedded in the roots of the holiday itself.
“All Souls Day” or “Dia de los Muertos” is a celebration to remember those that have passed on to the spirit world. Of course, the holiday also has its roots in other rituals, such as the Celtic festival of Samhain,
which comes from the Old Irish for "summer's end." It is a celebration of the changing of the seasons and a
time to remember our loved ones.
It is good, I think, to remember those who have touched our hearts, those that have helped form our spirit.
I think of my father and my grandparents, my wife’s parents, and friends too. We have lost members of
Tapestry over the past few years who helped enrich our lives and mold the spirit of this congregation. I
hope that we can think of all of those who have made us who we are and honor them with our words and
actions.
As we celebrate with one another this All Hallows holiday, we can do some wonderful work together. We
have the opportunity to raise funds for our Spirit Grant (isn’t that a fitting connection!) With the matching
funds that we will earn, we can take steps towards fulfilling our Growth Plan, helping to meet the needs of
our current congregation and those who will come after us. While we do this we can have fun too! We can
partake in some tricks and treats as we join each other at Camp DeBenneville, meet at the park with our
pets, or give time and talents at our service auction. We can help build the spirit of our congregation by
being purposeful and positive in our interactions this month and all year long.
We are connected and we hope to build our community in hope and in love. Chief Seattle taught us, “All
things share the same breath – the beast, the tree, the man…the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.” In the crisp fall air, may we link our spirits with those who have come before us and build a better
and stronger Tapestry.
Keith Tuominen
MAJOR MERGER
Major who? The Caring Committee is joining forces with the Hospitality coordinators to start a new tradition at Tapestry! We want to acknowledge and celebrate the birthdays of our congregants! To do this, we
have decided to provide a birthday cake to honor everyone who has a birthday in each month on the third
Sunday. We are asking any congregants who want to help out with the cost to support this new practice by
donating the $20 that a cake costs and the hospitality coordinator, Jean Rosenberg, will order and pick up
the cake. Each month we will have a poster up so all our birthday folks for that month can sign their names
and give us all a chance to wish them Happy Birthday! Our new tradition will kick off in October, next
month.
The Caring Committee would love to have on hand a list of congregants who would be willing to provide
some additional support to those who might need a ride or a meal now and then. Please contact Linda
Yeargin at [email protected] if you would like to add your name to the list of sometime-helpers!
Caring Committee
Hospitality Committee
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MINISTERIAL MUSINGS
In several different conversations this month the topic of hospice care or end of life issues has come up. I figured this would be a good venue to share a few thoughts on the topic. Please be on the lookout for an adult
RE class on the topic. In the next few months I hope to offer a short workshop on end of life issues. If you
would like to help facilitate this three-session class please contact me and we can work on it together.
Also, I want to broach the topic of hospice care with you. Hospice is a type of care focused on maintaining
the comfort of terminally ill individuals. It can make a huge difference for those who are dying and the families around them. The concept of hospice has been evolving since the 11th century. Then, and for centuries
thereafter, hospices were places of hospitality for the sick, wounded, or dying, as well as those for travelers
and pilgrims. Today hospice care also involves assistance for patients’ families to help them cope with what
is happening and provide care and support to keep the patient at home. Hospice is the only Medicare benefit
that includes pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, twenty-four hour access to care and support for loved
ones following a death. And Medicaid and most private insurance plans will cover it. Only a doctor can recommend hospice care.
It is made available when death is likely to occur within six months.
There are many different providers with a range of services, so I encourage you to ask around. Word of
mouth is the most reliable source of information for this sort of thing. If you would be willing to share with
me positive or negative experiences you have had with particular agencies, I would be glad to share that information with others when the right time comes.
And of course I am always available to talk about whatever is on your heart.
Sincerely,
Rev. Kent
WISDOM CIRCLES
Wisdom Circles is a small-group ministry program based on the belief that each person’s story offers insight
into truth. Sharing our unique ideas is a powerful way of building relationships, learning from one another,
and deepening our UU faith. Small groups of seven to ten people will meet on a monthly basis. The discussion topics correspond with the monthly themes for Tapestry’s Sunday morning worship. One or two groups
will begin in October with more beginning on a revolving basis as interested participants and leaders arise.
Groups will meet for 12 months, and then be reorganized. While frank and personal sharing is expected, this
is not intended to be a support group.
If you have questions about what Wisdom Circles are or if they would be right for you, please contact Rev.
Kent. If you are interested in participating please sign up with Meta, our office administrator by emailing
[email protected] or calling (949) 581-0245. Please tell her your name, what days of the week you are
usually available, and if you prefer daytime or evening meetings.
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TREASURER’S REPORT AUGUST 2013
JANUARY
2013
Income: Current period income was $18,584. (Includes
pass-thru for DeBenneville
Pines.) YTD income is $56,817, which is
$9,445 above of budget.
Income: Current period income was $14,710, which under budget by ($5,208.) YTD income
is $158,116, or $7,338 over budget.
Expenses: Total operating expenses for the period were $27,332. YTD expenses are $48,842, which $6,764 below budget.
Income less Expenses: ($10,608) for the current period adjusted for Camp DeBenneville Pines pass-thru
Significant budget variances are described below:
Expenses: Total operating expenses for the period were $26,638. Expenses were over budget by $4,417.
YTD
Income:
(Negative is
Bad) expenses are under budget by ($14,890) or 90.45% of budget.
Pledge, Plate and Unpledged Income were below budget
$crip and Fund Raising were above budget
($6,681)
1,014
Income less Expenses: ($11,927) for the current period. YTD $17,160.
Spirit Level Grant and interest were below budget
( 2,356)
Expenses: (Positive is Bad)
Significant budget variances are described below:
Leadership Expenses under budget
($2,382)
Administrative Expenses under budget
Income:
(Positive is Good)
Committee Expenses were under budget
Pledge and
Income
was
below budget
Community
Life Plate
Expenses
were under
budget
Unpledged Contributions and Fund Raising over budget
140)
( 1,054)
($6,402)
140)
$1,413
Cash & Securities Balances: Bank and Investment account balances at the end of July are listed below
Operating Account
$12,968
Expenses:
(Positive is Bad)
$crip Account
6,691
Minister’s
Prof. Expenses (Jennifer has
Minister’s
Discretionary
425 just about exhausted budget) $3,902
Spirit
Level
Grant Account
13,901
Office
expenses
over budget
$ 251
Growth Fund Savings
101,138
Cell phone charge covered 7 months
$ 837
WedBush Cash Reserves
31,607
Committees
spending
($ 692)
WedBush
Capital continue
Campaign to refrain from
185,999
Cash
& SecuritiesLife
Totalwas over budget
$352,729(UUA timing difference
Community
$1,305
Cash Balances: Bank account balances at the end of January are listed below.
California Bank & Trust
$ 721
Operating Account
43,163
$crip Account
5,962
MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF
Minister’s Discretionary
2,742
Having your pledge automatically deducted from your checking or savings account on the day of the month
Piano
1,238
you prefer
is theFund
easy Savings
way to keep your commitment
to Tapestry. It costs you nothing. No muss, no
fuss. It Growth
not only makes
life easier, but it makes
the lives of the Office Administrator and the Treasurer
Fund your
Savings
76,110
much easier also.
WedBush Cash Reserves
32,883
WedBush Capital Campaign
205,880
Please consider taking the "work" out of paying your pledge. Forms are available from the office.
Total
$368,699
Penny Kinnear, Tresurer
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SPLINTERS FROM THE BOARD
Bev Huff reported that over $24,000 in matching funds has been raised thus far towards the
Spirit Level Grant. The Board will be working on ways to further publicize the grant opportunity and raise the additional funds available for match.
The Board voted in favor of exploring the possibility of hiring a ministerial intern. Phase
two of the Tapestry Growth Plan includes the development of a teen program. A seminary
student serving as our intern would be available to assist in this and other areas in need of enhancement.
Bev Huff presented an Interim Reorganization Plan for the O.C. Detainees’ Visitation Program. The plan includes a leadership team to handle database management, pen pals, book collection, visitor support, external/
government relations and recruitment/orientation and media relations.
Start Up meetings to help “Plan our Voyage” have been scheduled for Sept. 27 and Sept. 28. All are welcome to
attend the Friday evening event on 9/27 to be held at Tapestry. The event on 9/28 will be a leadership planning
event.
The Board and Rev. Kent are in the process of forming the new Committee on Shared Ministry (CoSM).
The Board voted in favor of a proposed increase in the Audio Visual team budget to include one additional A.V.
assistant per month when necessary.
The Board agreed to change its regular monthly meetings to the second Thursday of each month starting in September.
Gary Glass
TUNE UP THOSE PIPES
Our new music director, Jesse Levesque, would like to extend an
invitation to anyone interested to attend Tapestry Choir rehearsals. We would love to have you join us each week or ANY week
to sing for healing (gets the endorphins going which promotes
health and happiness!) and also expressing your beliefs in
song. You do not have to know anything about singing or music
in order to join. We need your voice!
We are also working to create a children’s choir which will be
singing at the children’s services. Please see Cheryl Kessler or Jesse Levesque for more information. [email protected]
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TAPESTRY EVENTS IN OCTOBER
TAPESTRY FALL SERVICE AUCTION, OCTOBER 12,
Our fall service auction will be held on October 12 at Tapestry at 5:00. This year’s
theme is OktUUberfest! Wear your lederhosen and dirndl dresses if you have
them. Tyrolean hats too!
To offer a trip, a meal, an outing or other event or service for the auction, contact Marsha
Medina: [email protected] When you email Marsha, include a brief description of your offering, a date (if a dinner, event or outing), how many bidders can bid, a
starting bid amount, and the value of the offering.
Was ist ein Service Auction? For new members, here’s the skinny: we hold a service auction twice per
year. Generally, rather than offer “things,” we offer services and events. In the past, offerings have included: themed meals in a member’s home (an ethnic meal, a celebration of Cinco de Mayo, Christmas in
July, an Alaskan meal, an African dinner, a Black and White dinner); tickets to sports events or
plays; guitar lessons; hand-knitted sweaters or other hand-knitted or crocheted items; outings to museums, galleries or gardens; nature walks or outings on boats; rentals of condos or timeshares; pet sitting;
childcare; food offerings (pies, cakes, cookies, spaghetti sauce, etc.); organizing and de-cluttering services;
a meal plus game night; a meal plus showing of a movie; chocolate tasting; wine tasting; conversation salons; poetry readings with wine and cheese; swimming parties. If you have a special skill, craft, hobby or
passion, think of a way to make it into an auction offering: think woodworking, beading, cooking, basketry, metal craft, bird watching, nature hikes – use your imagination.
The bidding is fun and the more diverse the offerings, the more fun. And the food is always great as is the
camaraderie. This year, German fare will be cooked up by our own chef Kathy Spahn.
To pre-purchase tickets to the auction, contact Sue Dearing: [email protected] or see Sue after the
service on Sunday(s).
ORIENTATION/INFORMATION CLASS
With The Reverend Kent Doss on SUNDAY, October 27, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. with lunch
provided.
This is an opportunity for you to become better acquainted with Reverend Doss, and also, the
Orientation/Information Class offers an opportunity to learn about the Unitarian Universalist
movement, history, our congregation at Tapestry as well as to share your religious exploration
path with others. You are welcome to just sit in on the Orientation class with no obligation to join. Childcare will be provided.
If you or someone you know is interested in attending this Orientation, please notify Carol Semelroth
[email protected]
SAVE THE DATE
Master Chorale of Saddleback Valley performs a FREE concert,
Madrigals Through the Ages
at Tapestry from 3:00 to about 4:15, Sunday, October 20, 2013.
Refreshments served 20 minutes before the concert
Contact Lynn Cowan for more information, [email protected]
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FIRST SUNDAY BRUNCH
Sunday, October 6, 2013
at 11:15 a.m.
(This is a starting time, but you may arrive after this
time.)
At Peppino’s Italian Family Restaurant
On Lake Mission Viejo
27782 Vista Del Lago #26, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Check menu at hp://www.peppinosonline.com/locaons_missionviejo.html
RSVP to [email protected]
We need to have reservations to ensure that there is adequate staff to
serve us.
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SOCIAL ACTION EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
Human Rights: (Facilitator: Iris Anderson)
Friends of Orange County Detainees: (Lead: Leadership Team)
We are excited to have a new Leadership Team setting policy for the group. It is composed of folks from
Tapestry and from the larger community. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently reinstated Friends of O.C. Detainees which means that they have reposted our signup sheets at both Santa Ana
Jail and James A. Musick Facility. We have already received the names of approximately 60 new detainees that want visitors. We need you, especially if you speak Spanish!
Our next orientation for new visitors is
Wednesday, October 9, 7:00-8:30 pm
at Irvine United Congregational Church, Plumer Hall
4915 Alton Parkway
Irvine, CA 92604
Directions from the I-405 freeway: North on Jeffrey (exit 4). After .4 miles, left on Alton Parkway. After .7 miles, destination is on right.
Economic Justice: (Facilitator: Mary Ann Balmuth)
CREER Tutoring (Pilot project)
As part of a Social Action project, members of Tapestry congregation are invited to participate in the Homework Help program at the Creer Center in San Juan Capistrano. Some of you have done tutoring for the
Creer Center in the past and have found this a worthy way to help Elementary through Middle Schoolaged kids with their school work. - and we hope that past volunteers, as well as new folks will want to get
involved!
It is anticipated that the program will get underway around Oct. 1 and will run in six week sessions beginning in the late afternoon (between 5 and 7 p.m.) for 1 1/2 to 2 hours at a time. It will probably run three
weekdays a week, but please let me know your availability (One day a week would be fine, for instance)
and we'll try to fit you into a slot. There will be classes of approx. 12 students, overseen by at least two
adults, who will answer homework questions and help individual students with assignments or particular areas of study.
Environment: (Facilitator: Frieda Gorelick)
Blessing of the Animals By Rev. Kent Doss
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Saturday Oct. 5, 2013
At the Meadow View Park, 4061 Dylan St., Lake Forest CA 92630
with Yappy Hour following the Blessing
Yappy Hour is a joint fundraiser between Tapestry’s Ways & Means and Social Action Committees.
Proceeds will be divided between Tapestry and the Prisoner Pup Program at California Institution for
Women in Chino, CA
Bev Huff, Social Action Chair
National Day of Action for Dignity and Respect, Saturday, October 5, 11:00 AM
Join actions in more than 50 cities throughout the U.S. for humane immigration reform that includes a fair
path to citizenship. The Orange County Immigration Coalition, made up of unions, faith groups, and others,
has chosen as a target Congressman John Campbell, who happens to be the local congressman for most of our
Tapestry members. We will have a rally and march from the Irvine Spectrum to Rep. Campbell’s office on
Pacifica Drive. Rally in front of the movie theatres at 11:00 am. March finished by 2:00 pm. For more information, contact Jan Meslin at (858)395-4675.
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TAPESTRY PROGRAM NEWS
NEWS
$CRIP! $CRIP!! $CRIP!!!
COMMUNICATION IS
EVERYTHING
Tapestry’s communications vehicles
are getting a review for possible upgrading. Co-chairs Dave Kinnear
and Jim Semelroth announced that
the Communications Committee recently met to review the survey that
members recently participated in, the
website, the newsletters and to discuss
your concerns and consider possible
changes. Members, Dave Salahi, CK
Hwang, Terry Smith and Ian Read
discussed methods to modify current
vehicles to better communicate Tapestry’s programs, events and activities. First on the list is a new look at
the website. Dave Salahi and Dave
Kinnear are spearheading that effort
with input from committee members
and your survey responses. Next up
are the social media links, such as Facebook and Twitter. CK Hwang,
Ian Read and Terry Smith will be
looking at how we can best communicate and interact through such social
media. Any ideas or suggestions you
have may be forwarded to any committee member.
WOMEN’S
ISSUES BOOK
GROUP
Coffee
DragMeets the 1st Wed of each
month.
on
Next Meeting, Wed., Oct 2
At 5:30 p.m. at Tapestry
Currently Reading for Oct. & Nov.
The Sisters, The Saga of the Mitford Family by Mary Lovell
For information contact Carol
Semelroth [email protected]
LADIES’ BRUNCH
Join together
with other ladies
in our
congregation in
the spirit
of friendship and community over a
shared lunch.
Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 11:30 a.m. at
Marilyn Schroeder’s home in Mission Viejo. We will be having
Help us raise funds for Tapestry “Friendship Salad” so the lettuce
while you do your normal shop- and beverages will be supplied, and
you are asked to bring two ingrediping. Buy gift cards for merents to serve about twelve people for
chants you normally patronize
and we will earn bonus percent- the salad bar. (Examples of ingredients would be chopped boiled eggs,
ages ranging from 2% to 20%.
cheese, chopped turkey, shrimp, tuThe cards most favored by our
na, chopped cauliflower, broccoli,
members are gasoline and gropeppers, shredded carrots, sunflower
cery retailers along with Ama- seeds and nuts, sliced mushrooms,
zon, Regal Entertainment and a sliced fresh strawberries, apples, etc.,
variety of restaurants. There are and your favorite salad dressing.)
many, many more options, how- Please RSVP to Daya at
ever. Contact Barbara Bradley
([email protected]) for a (949)-586-8259 or at
list of scrip (arranged by catego- dayashankar1936 @yahoo.com. If
you need directions to Marilyn’s
ry) that we normally have on
hand. Or check out Great Lakes home, you may email her at
[email protected]
Scrip website (http://
glscrip.com). to see the list of
Mark your calendar for November 19
retailers enrolled in the program. at Anne Farrells’s home for our
We will be happy to order scrip FALL BRUNCH and on December
for any merchant you are inter- 15 for our HOLIDAY POTLUCK
ested in. In some cases, prepay- BRUNCH at Carol Semelroth’s
ment might be required. We are home.
investigating the possibility for
you to place your orders online
at anytime of the day or night
and the ability to pay through
enrollment in GLS “presto pay”
program. We will appreciate any
feedback about your interest in
this option. Your purchase of
Scrip during the past fiscal year
earned about $2000.00.
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TAPESTRY GROUPS & ACTIVITIES
MOSTLY FICTION BOOK GROUP
ARMCHAIR TRAVELERS AT TAPESTRY
The Fiction Book Club meets on the third Monday
of the month, and will be reading the play, Death of
a Salesman by Arthur Miller. We’ll meet on Monday, Oct. 21 at 7:00 at the Huddlestone’s in Mission Viejo. For further information on the book
club, call or email Anne Farrell at (949)582–
9419or [email protected]
MEN’S BREAKFAST
The next men's breakfast will
be on Saturday, October 19 at
9:00 AM at Coco's on Crown
Valley just east of I-5. Call Jim
Semelroth at (949) 249-9795
for more information.
HISTORY BOOK
GROUP
History Book Club meets the
second Monday of the month
at 7:00 at the home of Anne
Farrell.
For the Oct. 14 meeting we’ll
be reading The Immortal Life
of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
For more information on the book club, email
[email protected] or call (949) 582-9419.
BRIDGE GROUP 6:00 PM
The Bridge Group continues to
shuffle along monthly at 6 PM
on the third Saturday evening.
Looking to teach new players.
Please call Janet Lusk at (949)
768-9177.
Save these Dates:
Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013
Presentation on Iceland and
Greenland by Connie Pursell,
Julia Rampone, Ruth McCoy,
and Carole Shannon.
Sunday, November 3, 2013
A Baltic Adventure from Denmark to Russia by Dave
Weber
5:30 PM. Potluck (Please provide your own dishes, utensils, napkin and beverages.)
6:30 PM. Presentation in Sanctuary
RSVP to [email protected]
MOST COMMON GRAMMER MISTEAKS ON
SOCIAL MEDIUMS. BEWEAR.
1. It's and Its: "It's time to eat the doughnuts" is
correct. "Its fleece was white as snow" is also correct.
2. Your and You're: Your is a possessive pronoun.
You're is a contraction for you are. "My mother is
smarter than your mother" is correct. "You're the
best mother in the world" is also correct.
3. To, Two, and Too: To is a preposition. ("It's a
long way to Tipperary.") Two is a number. ("Two
roads diverged in the woods.") Too is a synonym for
also. ("I, too, am excited about the start of the Olympics.")
4. There, Their, and They're: Homonyms certainly
seem to give people a lot of trouble. There means in
or at a place. (“Don’t go there.”) Their is a plural
possessive pronoun. ("They ate their fair share.")
They're is a contraction for they are. ("They're shipping up to Boston.") They’re eating their fair share
there.
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TAPESTRY COMMUUNICATIONS
CALLING ALL UUs
There is an unofficial email list that
is used for information and
reminders of upcoming events. If
you would like to subscribe free to
this low volume list, here is all you need to do:
INTERESTED IN JOINING TAPESTRY?
Contact Rev. Kent Doss, Keith Tuominen, Retha
Roberts or Carol Semelroth. Contact numbers are
on the next page.
To subscribe, send an e-mail from the one you want to receive mail on to [email protected] AOL email
The Answer Man
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TAPESTRY, A UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION Vol. 19, No. 10
Page 12
October 2013
CHANGE SERVICE REQUESTED
Rev. Kent Doss, Minister
23436 Madero, #140
Mission Viejo, California
92691-3141
Phone: (949) 581-0245
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WHO’S WHO IN TAPESTRY, A UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION
MINISTER. Rev. Kent Doss
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR Meta Conley
[email protected]
( 949) 581-0245
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Scrip
Social Action Committee
Human Rights:
Environment:
DIR. OF RELIGIOUS EXPLORATION Cheryl Kessler
[email protected]
DIRECTOR OF MUSIC Jesse Levesque
[email protected]
MINISTER EMERITUS Rev. Robert J. Ross
Board of Trustees:
President
Vice Pres Finance
Vice Pres Operations
Treasurer
Secretary
Trustee
Trustee
Trustee
Keith Tuominen (14)
Carole Shannon (14)
Retha Roberts (13)
Penny Kinnear (14)
Gary Glass (14)
Barbara Bradley (13)
Julia Rampone (14)
Ian Olivo-Read (14)
(949) 859-5962
(949) 310-0706
(949) 916-6447
(714) 267-2716
(949) 458-8152
(949) 454-0738
(949) 215 1475
[email protected]
Committee/Activity Chairs:
Thom Steury
Linda Yeargin
Kathy T. Lenny
Laura Jackson
Dave Kinnear
Jim Semelroth
Denominational Affairs and Partnerships J. Meslin
Finance Committee Carole Shannon
Membership
Carol Semelroth
Ministerial Search
Susan Jagielko
Newsletter Editor
Jim Semelroth
Audio/Visual
Caring Committee
RECY
Circle Suppers
Communications
((949)770-7699
(949) 481-2620
(949) 859-5962
(949) 597-9209
(949) 436-0222
(949) 249-9795
(949) 395-4675
(949) 310-0706
(949) 249-9795
(949) 362-0337
(949) 249-9795
Economic Justice:
Stewardship
Sunday Announcements
Ushers
Ways and Means
Website
Worship
Barbara Bradley
Bev Huff
(949) 454-0738
(949) 837-8156
Jan Meslin
Iris Anderson
(949) 395-4675
(760) 707-4060
Charlotte Clarke
(949) 831-8342
Carole Shannon
(949) 310-0706
[email protected], Tuesday deadline
Linda Yeargin
(949) 418-2620
Kathy Spahn
(949) 760-9177
Dave Kinnear
(949) 436-0222
Dave Salahi
(949) 362-0842
Dave Weber
(650) 793-5770
CARING NETWORK
Laguna Hills and Laguna Woods: Betty Elliott (949) 859-9460, Janet Lusk (949) 768-9177
Laguna Niguel, Aliso Viejo, Lake Forest, Irvine, Tustin, Newport
Beach: Karen Nichols (949) 702-2805, Carol Semelroth (949) 2499795, Sheryl Hagen (949) 837-9967, Iris Anderson (949) 276-4239
Mission Viejo, Trabuco Canyon, Ladera Ranch: Laura Jackson
(949) 597-9209, Daya Shankar (949) 586-8259
Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Capo Beach: Jay
Keithahn (949) 493-1529, Lois Huddlestone (949) 443-1771, Linda
Yeargin (949) 481-2620 (chair).
Call us if you know of someone in our congregation with special
needs or needing tender care.