Posts from July 2019

Posts from July 2019

Speaker Bio for August 4th: Nancy Murrey-Settle

Nancy Murrey-Settle, MA currently  teaches AP Human Geography and AP European History at Stanton College Preparatory School.  She has a background in anthropology, journalism, and is a former librarian. A recent graduate of Mindful Schools, a practicing meditator and a certified life coach, Nancy’s…

Board Meeting August 6

The upcoming board meeting will take place Tuesday, August 6th, at 6:00pm in the Fletcher Room. The agenda is posted on the board minutes page of the website: Members are welcome to attend.

Speaker Bio for July 28th: Constance N Miller

Raised the daughter of a University of Michigan professor, the importance of anything spiritual or religious in her life ebbed and flowed, but it did begin Unitarian. After Juilliard, she was a college dance educator for 12 years, NYC professional studio teacher/dancer for ten years; then in middle age, she and Bob moved to a farm in Pennsylvania, where he grew 250 acres…

Weekday Book Club Selections

August 5th: The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen (947.086) September 3rd: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston October 7th: The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (004.092 PAUSCH) We meet at Books-a-Million on Atlantic Boulevard from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Caring Candles

Longtime UUCJ member, Ann Winfree, passed away on July 19, 2019.  Ann had been active in several groups and committees including Our Gang (outing group), Weekday Book Club, Membership Committee/Sunday Usher and Caring Network/Co-chair and Atlantic/Neptune Beaches Neighborhood Coordinator. She retired from the Beaches Branch Library as the Senior Children’s Librarian in…

2020 Legislative Advocacy campaign

Earlier this month, UU Justice Florida rolled out its 2020 Legislative Advocacy campaign.  We invite all members and friends of UUCJ to participate and make your voices heard by our Florida State Legislators. For details please sign up for UUJF newsletters and Action Alerts at

Speaker Bio for July 21: Bowen Barrs

Bowen Barrs is a native of Jacksonville, but left at age ten to live in Colorado, Arizona, and Clearwater before returning in 2008. He and his husband, Jake, celebrated 31 years together this month. They are the proud parents of two dogs, two cats, a canary, and assorted fish. Bowen is a hair stylist and massage therapist. He holds a bachelor’s degree in communications…

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