Present: Mary Parker, chair. Howard Kranz, Dianne O’Donnell, Walter Lockhart, Sally Kuehn, Bonita Blumenauer, Emily Peabody, Terry Roos, Janet Skidmore, Steve Sandberg
Discussed Guest Speaker plan with Walter. Walter agreed to contact CM Cano and invite her to speak at the Celebration Service on Oct 12.
Discussed idea of changing time and day of Celebration Committee so Walter is able to attend regularly. No change made yet.
Decided that Celebration Committee will do a special service about Pagan Yule on the fourth Sunday of Advent…Dec 21. Walter will have a short “sermonette” on that day.
Decided that Celebration Committee will work on a Christmas pageant with Walter for Christmas Eve service.
Set dates for the Creation Dance choreographed and directed by Janet Skidmore. The dance will be our Invocation on Nov 23, Nov 30 and Dec 7. Janet will set rehearsals with the group who has indicated a desire to dance!
Discussed the dates which Celebration Committee will be responsible for in the upcoming year:
Nov 2: Day of the Dead
Dec 21: Yule
Wednesday, Feb 18: Ash Wednesday
March 22: Ostara
Began planning for Nov 2 Day of the Dead. We will be making props for the service on Oct 14 in the Sunday School room, beginning at 5 PM.
We will be decorating for Samhain, Halloween Costume Dance and Day of the Dead on Tues, Oct 28 at 5:30.
Discussed Halloween Costume Party/Dance and began planning for it.
Discussed Mardi Gras plans for Tues, Feb. 17. We plan to have New Orleans style food for the Community Meal and Dixieland Jazz for the dance after the meal. Also games in the narthex.
Minutes by Mary Parker