2018 Interfaith Gratitude Service

Thursday, November 15th, 2018, from 6 – 7pm

Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church
4001 Hendricks Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Free Event & Open to the Community

OneJax, an Institute of the University of North Florida, invites us to join them for this joyous tradition! Celebrate the 101st Interfaith Thanksgiving Gratitude Service with OneJax and the Jacksonville community.

They will collect canned goods and dry goods for United Community Outreach Ministries. Please give generously.

This event is FREE and open to the public. RSVPs are appreciated, so please register here: http://bit.ly/interfaithgratitude

For more information, email OneJax at OneJax@unf.edu or call (904) 620-1529.

Attention Crafters!

We still have a few six-foot table spaces available in the social hall for the craft fair on Sunday, November 11th from 10:00am– 2:00pm.

Please email margepowel@aol.com for a vendor application. The rates are:

  • Inside:
    • Church members: $25
    • Non Members: $45
  • Outside:
    • Church members: $20
    • Non Members: $40

The application deadline is Thursday, November 1st, 2018. All craft fair vendors must submit an application. We will not accept any “walk on” vendors.

Note: We mistakenly announced last week that the craft fair was taking place on the 22nd. Please note that the craft fair is on November 11th.

Special Collection October 21: Healthy Start Coalition

The Healthy Start Coalition  leads a cooperative community effort to reduce infant mortality and improve the health of children, childbearing women and their families in Northeast Florida. Lisa Read — special community projects liaison — will further explain the mission of this vital organization.

2019 Mission Budget Workshop

The Board and Finance Committee invite you to attend the 2019 Mission Budget Workshop on Saturday, November 3rd. It will be held from 9:00 to 12:00 in the Social Room. The purpose of the meeting will be to explain the proposed Mission Budget and get feedback from members about priorities. The Finance Committee and Board will use that feedback plus results of the Mission Funding Effort to recommend a balanced Mission Budget to the Congregation. Information about the proposed Mission Budget will be communicated in advance of the December 9th Congregational meeting as in past years. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Please let Virginia in the church office know by October 25th if you need childcare so it can be arranged.

All Souls Service November 4th

November 4th is our annual All Souls Service.  You are invited to bring in photos of loved ones who have passed away to hang on the walls of the Sanctuary for that service.  Please drop them off at the church office no later than Wednesday, October 31st. If your photo is an original and you would like it returned, please put your name on the back of the photo and you can pick them up the week following the 4th.

Spiritual Studies

Spiritual Studies meets weekly in the Channing Room from 9:30 – 10:30.


  • October 21st: Stephine Levine – A Year to live
  • October 28th: Abraham Maslow – Motivation and Personality

All are welcome. No prep or homework needed! Leisla Sansom

Women for All Ages October 25

For our meeting on Thursday, October 25th, we move to the Southeast Regional Library (Conference Room F) at 10599 Deerwood Park Blvd. Time is from 5:15 to 7:00 pm. All UUCJ women are invited to come and enjoy.

Path to Membership October 14

Interested in becoming a member and learning more about our community? Check out this months Path to Membership: October 14th, from 12:15-1:15 in the Anthony Room!