Following Phillip’s sermons on Thích Nhất Hạnh’s Living Buddha, Living Christ, Phillip Scanlan (a member from our Fernandina branch) shared a touching story from his time in Vietnam. Check it out!
It’s been confirmed! Marta Zsemberovszsky has notified us that Levente Fazes and his wife, Angela, will be visiting us this fall from October 13th — 23rd. We will be meeting to plan events and activities for them to enjoy during their stay with us. This is a great opportunity to return the wonderful hospitality shown to UU’s when we visited them in Bozod, Romania. More to come!
Chris Lippincott is resigning as Building & Grounds chairman after 7 years of service In that position. The co-chair, Rob McKennon, will become the chairperson and will need a co-chair. This is an opportunity to be of service to our beloved community and be an important part of caring for our building and grounds. Chris will continue to be a volunteer and help as needed.
Many thanks to our previous UUCJ Board President, Samantha Ledyard, for her numerous contributions to the UUCJ Board and to our Church community. Sam is spending precious, quality time with her family, and is continuing her personal search for spiritual growth.
The UUCJ Board, at its June 5 meeting, elected new officers and appointed a new member to the Board. The officers are: Mark Dickens, President, and Laura TaVoularis, Vice President – Congratulations! The newly appointed Board member is Penny Reid from Fernandina Beach – Welcome!
The board will be convening for their June meeting on Monday, the 5th at 6:00 pm. You can find the meeting agenda on the Governance page.
Looking for a Fall Getaway! Join fun-loving UU’s for SUUFI at the Mountain October 1-6, 2017. The theme of “Laughter & Learning” will renew joy and togetherness as we learn to lighten up. Enjoy fall colors in Highlands, NC, workshops, evening entertainment, and tasty healthy meals. $25 discount before 8/1.
For registration information http://themountainrlc.org/event/suufi-southern-uu-fall-institute-2/
If you have questions, ask Mike or Linda Plummer (904 223 5505) who attended last year and look forward to attending again this year!
Join us for food & fellowship on Friday, June 16th 6:30-8:30. Bring your kids and a covered dish to the UUCJ Social Hall.
Tyler will have hot dogs and a few board games.
May 26th @ 6:30pm
Come join us for a viewing of Forrest Gump! After the movie we will engage in discussion around the movie’s themes and how they relate to our UU faith. This event is multigenerational and pizza will be provided.
Our guest speaker for this Sunday is Angel Kalafatis. She will be speaking on Spirituality, Relationships, and Ethical Sexuality. She identifies as Queer/Kinky/Polyamorous and is currently a graduate student conducting research in Stigmatized Sexuality and Identity Formation.
Healthy Eating Class this Sunday May 28th 12:30 in the Fletcher room. “The Immune System- Who gets Sick and Who Stays Well”