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Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Volume 18, Number 13– July 2017

Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

8625 Peggy’s Lane, P.O. Box 1881, Woodruff, WI 54568

715-356-3908 ~ www.nuuf.com


We are a Welcoming Congregation         


Sunday mornings at 10 a.m.

July 9: Laura Erickson

July 23: Richard Olson

Aug. 6: Rev. Erv Teichmiller

Aug. 20: February Sky

Sept. 3: John Bates

Sept. 17: Ted Rulseh

Oct. 1: Mary Beth O’Halloran

Oct. 15: Richard Olson

Oct. 29: Rev. Erv Teichmiller

Nov. 12: Rev. Jennifer LaPorte

Nov. 26: Rev. Denise Tracy                                                                                              





Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. alternating with our regular Sunday services

The next two presentations are on July 2, 16 and 30.

Everyone is invited to join us to review and discuss the Great Books series, “How Jesus Became God.” The series explores the early Christians’ claim that Jesus of Nazareth was God and how that assertion changed the course of Western civilization. 


Men's Discussion Group meets on Tuesday, July 11, at 6 p.m. at the Fellowship

All are invited to attend the informative discussion preceded by a potluck dinner. Walt Haasl is bringing the main course, others are asked to take a dish to pass and the beverage of their choice. All are welcome.

Women's Discussion Group meets on Tuesday, July 25, at 10 a.m. at the Fellowship

All are welcome to join the sharing circle. The topic for discussion will be “Three Things I Like to Do" Those who wish can join us for lunch afterward. Please contact Mary Ann Fields 715 385 2975 for more information.


Susan, John & the Nicholson Family, Saturday, July 15, at 4 p.m. On the Dock

  • LilRev, Saturday, Sept. 16, at 6 p.m.
  • Karen Savoca & Pete Heitzman, Sunday, Oct. 8, at 6 p.m.
  • Wade Fernandez & family, Saturday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m.

Email jerryw@earlham.edu for reservations, including the number in your party. Directions from Paul Bunyan’s on 51 in Minocqua: Take Old Highway 70 west one mile to Dr. Pink on the left. Take Dr. Pink 0.8 mile south to Woolpy Dr on the right. Take Woolpy Dr. 0.3 mile to the end at 8395.

Call (715) 356-6276 if you get lost.



Bev & Joe Strauss                             07-01

Rick & Julie Wambach                                07-02

Frank Patin                                        07-03

Catherine Joppa                               07-04

Carol Potter                                       07-06

Mary Ann Fields                               07-07

Dick and Mary Ann Fields              07-07

Ardis and Herb White                                 07-10

Teress Toigo                                     07-12

Mel and Kay Hoff                             07-13

Marilyn Feser                                               07-14

Joe Dallapiazza                               07-16

Audrey Williams                              07-18

Charles & Janice Reed                                07-19

Tom Sommerfeld                             07-22

Randy Wendt                                                07-22

Candy Sorensen                               07-24

David Deinard                                              07-24

Jacob Collins                                                07-27

Harley Erbs                                        07-29

Bob & Toni Lieppert Polfus                        07-30

Is your Birthday or Anniversary missing? Or do you see a mistake that can be corrected? If so, please contact Candy Sorensen at (715) 892-2997 or sorencan@yahoo.com Thanks!


For distribution of announcements between newsletters or email/address corrections, contact Candy Sorensen at sorencan@yahoo.com



The Audacious Annual Auction will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, at NUUF. A social hour will begin at 6 p.m. with bidding to kickoff at 7 p.m. Take a snack if you wish or have dinner on your own; coffee and soft drinks will be available during the social hour. BYOB if so inclined.

Items are still needed for the live and silent auctions! To donate items to the auction, contact Connie Lefebvre at cnn.lef@gmail.com or text (715) 493-2719, or contact Candy Sorensen at sorencan@yahoo.com by Aug. 13. Donated items may be left in the NUUF meeting room and donors need not be present at the auction to donate.

Let’s make this year’s fundraiser a great success!

The UU Upper Peninsula Summer Fest Retreat is the weekend of Aug. 5-6 at Bewabic State Park in Iron County, Mich. UUUP has rented the park pavilion and camping is available through the state park office. The retreat is family friendly and will feature games, potlucks, zen meditation and Sunday services with UUs from across the UP. For more information, email Joseph Mold at josephmold@gmail.com.

Our NUUF Community

If you know someone who is interested in joining the Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, please contact Candy Sorensen at sorencan@yahoo.com or call 715-892-2997.

Check out our website https://nuuf.com/joomla4. Also take time to "LIKE" us on Facebook. Click here on Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship for direct access if you already have a Facebook account. We're posting pictures, reminders about upcoming events and more.



Hello everyone, I will be compiling the newsletter for the foreseeable future! Please send announcements and updates to me, Carly Ratliff, at carly.j.ratliff@gmail.com or to Candy Sorensen at sorencan@yahoo.com by July 25 for the August Newsletter. It is very helpful if your copy is written exactly the way you want it to read so that it can be copied and pasted. Thank you!