New Facebook Group Community Guidelines

If you are a member of our online Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/uucjacksonville/), note that we have implemented some new community guidelines. These guidelines are pinned at the top of the group, and consist of a few rules guiding appropriate posting that is in line with our covenant. If you have any questions about these rules, don’t hesitate to contact the Communications Director, Tina Ramey, at [email protected].

 

Special Collections for March

This month we are collecting for Lutheran Social Services, an organization that has been helping many people for 38 years.

Make your check payable to UUCJ, with LSS on the memo line.

Our Gang Group Event for April 4th

This is a brown bag lunch event…so you know what to do…

Wednesday, April 4 at 10 a.m.
Address: 9355 Old Plank Road

Per Brian’s recommendations: Wear long pants (to avoid nettles), closed toe shoes, and bring bags or containers and cash and/or cc to buy veggies and/or plants.

Car pool: If from the beach: meet at the Fresh Market strip mall lot at 9:15 or meet at the church parking lot, ready to leave at 9:30

Please RSVP to Yanella Parra, 904-477-7728 (feel free to call with any questions)

Looking forward to seeing you all.

Call for Generosity in Action Nominees

Do you know a church member that goes above and beyond their offering of time and talent to the church? Then nominate them for Generosity in Action so that their efforts are recognized by our community! Just email your nomination to [email protected]  — along with a description of what they’ve contributed to UUCJ — and we’ll put them in the running for honorees next quarter.

 

Weekday Book Club Meeting

Monday, 4/2, 1:00 PM, Regency Books-a-Million
Our next book discussion will be on the non-fiction book, Killers of the Flower Moon, by David Grann, a true crime story. The call # is 976.6004. A recent check at JPL showed only ebook and audio books available, so request a hold ASAP, or borrow or purchase the book.
All are welcome to attend our meetings.

Generosity in Action: March 2018

Jennifer TuckerThe Generosity in Action honoree for March is Jennifer Tucker! Jennifer has been a hard-working leader within our church community, heading up many committees and projects within UUCJ. It is her third year leading O’Leno as Registrar or Director — so stay tuned as she helps to create an amazing adventure for us this year! Jennifer was co-chair of the LDC (Leadership Development Council), which created the leadership workshops in the much-lauded Journey program last year. She led Special Events for three years, managing the annual parades that UUCJ participates in. She is on the Committee on Ministry, and has envisioned and spearheaded our partnership with Arlington Heights Elementary. Jennifer has invested countless hours in enhancing the community experience for all of us over the years, and we are grateful for all she’s done!

Women of All Ages

Our women of all Ages group will meet Thursday March 22, at the Regency Square Library at 5:30 in the evening in one of the large meeting rooms.  Please come and share with us how you became a Unitarian and came to be a member of UUCJ.  This will be a great opportunity to get to know some of your fellow members and for us to know you.

Weekday Book Club

The book selection for Monday, April 2, is the novel Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. It is based on the true-life story of wealthy Osage Indians who began dying in large numbers under mysterious circumstances in 1920s Oklahoma. The meeting is at 1:00 PM at Books-a-Million near Regency.