Posts from September 2020 (Page 3)

Posts from September 2020 (Page 3)

Keep Serving Humanity in Fellowship!

Thanks for the food contributions and cash donations to ACS. Message from Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director, Arlington Community Services: We are very thankful for the blessing of your continued monetary gifts, gift cards, masks, children’s books, personal hygiene items, and food. We were able to feed 257 and help 48 financially in August. We are gratefully…

Outdoor Small Group Gatherings at UUCJ

Given the low likelihood of spread of the coronavirus in small outdoor gatherings observing appropriate social distancing protocols, the UUCJ Board of Directors has approved the following motion:   Move that UUCJ reopen the building grounds for small group gatherings (maximum of 15 people) for outside meetings, with adherence to Guidelines for Church- Sponsored Outdoor…

Help celebrate Mary Claire’s 90th birthday!

A drive-through celebration is planned for Sunday, September 13 to celebrate Mary Claire Van der Horst’s 90th birthday, an icon of UUCJ. Here is the plan: Jeannie Heubner and Timothy Edwards will at Mary’s house at 3:30 to serenade her as she is escorted outside by her son David, who knows about this. Then at 4:00 pm, we will begin our drive-through by…

Speaker Bio: Jennifer Wolfe

Jennifer Wolfe is a writer, facilitator, business owner, and community leader who’s been helping to facilitate change for people and organizations for the past 25 years. She’s also been keeping a journal since the age of 10. A journalist by training and a rabble rouser by nature, she’s the founder and executive director of Women Writing for (a)…

Your Opinion Needed

We usually start ordering materials for our ‘Guest At Your Table’ campaign in September. We know there will be no coin boxes, pamphlets, and cards, but do we want to keep the chocolate sales? The Fair Exchange chocolates serve two purposes- money raised for the UUSC and money for small farmers. Cyd Reider is willing to deliver bags of chocolates if you order $10 (50…

Stress Tip for the Week

There are a lot of studies about the effects of gratitude. People who practice gratitude have a more positive outlook for the future and they complain of less physical ailments. It impacts the body as well as the mind. You should use a separate journal or notebook and write down three things that you are grateful for or that brought you joy. It is a great way to end your…

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