Month: March 2023

ICARE Nehemiah Assembly 2023

UUCJ has been a member of ICARE (Interfaith Coalition for Action, Reconciliation and Empowerment) for over 20 years.  Members of UUCJ have served on many research committees and the executive committee. Lois Hoeft served on the steering committee for youth civil citations for 10 years until they became a part of the culture of Jacksonville. Part of

Childcare Worker Position

The Membership Team would like to hire an adult (over 18) child care worker for Sunday mornings for three hours a week. Could lead to more hours as we build the REC Room and open the nursery for more events. Application, interview and background check required. Email 

Action Needed to Protect the Okefenokee Swamp!

Twin Pines, a mining company based in Alabama, is proposing to mine titanium in the immediate vicinity of the Okefenokee Swamp. The mining would require the withdrawal of millions of gallons of water which would be very detrimental to the health of the Swamp and to the rivers that it feeds. Unitarians can protest the

Minister’s Message for March 2023

Dear Ones,  Sometimes the Universe aligns matters in a way that unavoidably resonates with what is happening in our lives. That’s how I experience the fact that our Soul Matters liturgical theme for March is Vulnerability. I recently found myself standing before the assembled mourners at my mother’s memorial service remarking on her loyalty, steadfastness,

Mini-Concert for 3/5/2023: Oleta Riggs

Oleta Riggs is a vocalist and guitarist from Northeast Florida . She grew up listening to Linda Rondstat, Joni Mitchell, and the Eagles. Over the years she has gravitated towards country/folk. She sings covers by Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert as well as the ones she grew up listening to in her early years. She

Sermon for 3/5/2023: The Vulnerability of Protest

Everytime we push back against the oppressive forces in our culture, we are vulnerable. Everytime we speak the truth to power (or to anyone, really) we are vulnerable. Join us on Sunday as Rev. Lee Anne explores how embracing vulnerability may be our greatest superpower.