August 4, 2015


August 4, 2015


Got the CSA Blues with Too Many Greens?

Summer is a time of plenty for local vegetables, maybe even more than we can use sometimes.  If you find yourself with excess, keep the Community Supper in mind.  We can always use salad stuff – lettuce, cukes, carrots, tomatoes, peppers, etc.  We can also use summer squash and zucchini, cilantro, and onions.  We cook every Wednesday.  Food has to arrive in the PUUC kitchen by 3:00 PM on Wednesday in order to allow us to plan our shopping run.  Thanks and come join us for a Community Supper.


Got cool air?

The church could use a couple of window air conditioners for Carll House.  Please call the church office if you have an air conditioner that you would like to donate.


Staff Vacations

Summer is a time when we have a chance to take some time off. Here are some vacation schedules that are coming up:

Shayna will be out of town: August 5 – 7th, 15th & 16th, and August 24th through the 28th for an Interim training.

Vanessa will be taking a vacation week August 10 -14th.  Summer hours continue through the 21st but will be back to full schedule on August 24th
I hope to modify my hours to 8-12:30 M-F, something easier to remember!



Monadnock Summer Lyceum presents between eight and ten cultural events in the Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church on Sundays, between the end of June and beginning of September.

Please join us on Sunday mornings to hear world class speakers on social, political, educational, cultural, scientific, economic, environmental and artistic topics.  Enrich your summer in Peterborough, NH in the heart of the Monadnock Region.

Presentations begin at 11:00am. Presentations are rebroadcast by NHPR on the following Sunday at 9 pm.
Presentations are free ~ donations accepted.
Wheelchair accessible.
Parking is available next to the church courtesy of People's United Bank.
Reception following the presentations in the Parish Hall.  Go to for more information.


Sun 8/9/15 
MacDowell Colony Medal Day 
No Lyceum


Sun 8/16/15 11:00am 
Skip Gorman and Gordon Peery 
The Sources and Evolution of New England Contra Dance Music: An Annotated Concert


Sun 8/23/15 11:00am 
Rev. Keith L. Magee 
Race in America: Can We Talk?




It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.      - Tony Robbins -


Summer is moving right along. I hope this short newsletter finds you all well and eating watermelon, blueberries and relaxing with friends. Don’t forget to collect water over the summer from your travels. Be well, be loyal to peace, justice and the social good.  Vanessa


Contact Information and Regular Office Hours

Shayna:  Monday 2-6, Thursday 9-1; (802)579-6066  (no summer hours, please call)



Olivia: (603) 554-2294  (no summer hours)



Vanessa:   Monday & Thursday  8 am – 4:30 pm. Tues. 8 am-12 pm;  924-6245 

Summer Hours: Monday & Thursday 8 am – 2 pm, Tues 8 am – 12 pm. Yep, I’m here.



Char:  Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 2-5 pm; 924-6245.  I plan to check my church e-mail on Mondays throughout the summer. I do not have summer office hours.  My regular church office hours will resume on Monday August 17, 2015.  Have a wonderful summer!


Note* Actual times are subject to change dependent on individual schedules.