Posts from November 2020 (Page 2)

Posts from November 2020 (Page 2)

Caring Candles

Evelyn Sherwood was transferred to Cypress Village for the continuation of her rehabilitation program.  Please send cards and notes to her home address. Her daughter, Elizabeth, will bring them to her. Mary Claire van der Horst was admitted to Baptist Medical Center after a fall. She will be going to the Palm Garden Center,  Spring Park Road, for rehabilitation within the next few days.  Cards and notes would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks for Your Food and Cash Donations to Arlington Community Services – Let’s Close Strong in 2020!

UUCJ/ACS Teamsters delivered 46 pounds on Monday, and Marion Hines donation was delivered on Tuesday.  Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director, ACS, indicated that they fed 119 folks and helped six families with rent/JEA this month.  Thank you for your donations, support, and prayers during these uncertain times.  Current needs are: canned soup, canned peas, canned fruit, sweet Potatoes, crackers, canned meats and tuna, small peanut butter and jelly for the homeless, and small toiletries for the homeless.

Speaker Bio: Rev. Carmen Emerson

Rev. Carmen Emerson is a Unitarian Universalist minister in full fellowship with the UUA and a member in good standing of the UU Ministers Association and the UU Society of Community Ministers. She was ordained by the First Unitarian Church of Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she served as ministerial intern and interim associate minister. She has also served as the settled parish minister for our historic UU congregation, the UU Church of Meadville, Pennsylvania and Greater Nashville UU Congregation, Tennessee.…

Covenant between Board and Rev. Paul

Dear UUCJ Members and Friends —In October, the UUCJ Board and Rev. Paul participated in a gathering facilitated by Rev. Carmen Emerson to help us develop mutual goals for Rev. Paul’s time with us.  We also used that time in part to craft a covenant between the Board and Rev. Paul that will serve as a guide to how we interact with each other.  To see this covenant, download the document below:  At the November board meeting, we used discussion…

Farewell Event for Alex

The Covid shutdown prevents us from giving Alex Oleszak a coffee hour send off as he is being transferred from the area.  But we can improvise with a masked, distanced stroll on the Nature Walk on Sunday, Nov. 8th at 2pm.  Come join us to toast Alex; sign a card; or just drive by and wave, if that feels safer.  Meet in the lower parking lot.  Text/email Cyd Reider with questions: , 484-769-3194

Happy Birthday!

Belated birthday greetings to new member Lola Strickland, whose birthday was on Halloween, 10/31. Next week we will celebrate the birthday of long-time member Brian Paradise, on 11/12. Please share your love by calling or sending a card. If we have missed your birth date in these notices, we apologize that our records are incomplete. Please help us get up to date by contacting Barbara Robinson at bjr2447@gmail. She will make sure to get your complete data into UUCJ’s database.…

ICARE Community Problems Assembly

ICARE (Interfaith Coalition for Action, Reconciliation and Empowerment) is having their first big event for the 20-21 year, the Community Problems Assembly,  on November 9 at 7:00 p.m.  Sheriff Williams, State Attorney Nelson and Supt. Greene will be participating.  ICARE leaders will be voting on a new problem to address.  There are multiple ways to attend this event: 1. Join us on Zoom  (Use a computer, smart phone or tablet to join.)  Go to: http://bit.ly/icare-registration Please enter a few minutes…

Arlington Community Services Update

501 lbs. over 2019 donations—we exceeded our 2020 goal. Thanks for your generosity! UUCJ/ACS Teamsters delivered 59 pounds on Monday.  Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director, ACS, indicated that they fed 119 folks and helped six families with rent/JEA this month. Thank you for your donations, support, and prayers during these uncertain times.  Current needs are: canned soup, canned peas, canned fruit, sweet potatoes, crackers, canned meats and tuna, small peanut butter and jelly for the homeless, and small toiletries for the…