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Thank you for supporting the James Reeb Mural Project fundraiser!

The UU Casper faithify.org fundraiser was successful, raising $10,000 for the Mural and $422 for the James Reeb Memorial Scholarship Fund at Casper College! Thank you to everyone who donated to this project! The Mural will be unveiled on August 28th. Click here to find out more.

August Book Club book: When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi

In this beautiful and poignant memoir, neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi writes about his life and his battle with stage IV metastatic lung cancer. When Breath Becomes Air was a #1 New York Times bestseller and Pullitzer Prize finalist. Discussion will be held on the last Monday of the month, August 26th, 6:30 pm. Pick up a … Continued

James Reeb Mural Fundraiser-half way there!

UU Casper’s nationwide fundraiser through faithify.org for the Rev. James Reeb Memorial Mural has reached 53% of its all-or-nothing goal of $10,000. If you are called to be a part of this important social-justice project, please contribute at faithify.org by July 27, 2019! Click here for more information.

July Book Club: The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger

July’s UU Casper Book Club book is the classic The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger. The UU Casper monthly book club discussion will be the last Monday, July 29th, 6:30 pm. Copies of the book are available at UU Casper. Join in!

James Reeb Mural Fundraiser Launches!

UU Casper is excited to launch a nationwide fundraiser through faithify.org for the Rev. James Reeb Memorial Mural, here in his hometown of Casper. Please help share the story of Rev. Reeb, UU minister and civil rights martyr. Click here for more information.

June Book Club: 50 Years at the Bright Spot, by Betty Evenson

Everyone is welcome to participate in reading this month’s UU Casper Book Club book, 50 Years at the Bright Spot, by Betty Evenson. “This is the story of the Bright Spot, a little roadside convenience stop on the edge of a highway bordered by the vast open plains of Wyoming.” “Through intimate detail she [Betty … Continued

NPR Launches Podcast about UU Minister Rev. James Reeb

On May 14th, NPR launched a serial podcast about UU minister Rev. James Reeb, who grew up in Casper, WY, and was murdered in 1965 in Selma Alabama while protesting in support of voting rights. Here is a link to a May 14th NPR interview of Andrew Beck Grace and Chip Brantley, hosts of the new … Continued

UU Casper Annual Congregational Meeting Sunday, June 2nd

The UU Casper Annual Congregational Meeting is set for Sunday, June 2, 2019, immediately following the annual New Member Service. The agenda includes (so far!): Year end recap Adoption of operating budget for fiscal year July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 Election of board members Other business We are blessed to be a free … Continued

May Book Club-Broken: A Love Story, by Lisa Jones

Everyone is welcome to participate in reading this month’s UU Casper Book Club book, Broken: A Love Story – Humans, Horses, and Redemption on the Wind River Indian Reservation, by Lisa Jones. Find out more about this book at brokenalovestory.com The UU Casper monthly book club discussion will be the last Monday, May 27th, 6:30 pm. … Continued