Posts by uu-admin

Posts by uu-admin

Speaker Bio: Eric Bannan

Eric Bannan  is a husband, father, songwriter, storyteller, US Coast Guard rescue flight crew veteran, back country adventure racer and cancer survivor with a masters in computer science. He has been called to share his art to inspire, heal, motivate for positive change and build community. Based in Pittsboro, NC Eric travels the Southeast  bringing the power of…

UUCJ Birthdays

We have 4 birthdays to celebrate next week: Tammy Tibbles on 9/27, Mark Dickens on 9/29, Linda Leon on 9/30, and Darlene Larsen on 10/3. Please give them a call or send them a card to let them know we care. If you have a birthday next week and your name is not listed, we apologize that our information is incomplete. Please call (904 -874-2603) or email (bjr2447@gmail.com)…

Caring Candles

Former UUCJ member Flo Nell Ozell, 96, passed away on August 24, 2020 in Tallahassee.  Flo Nell and her husband, Alan moved to Tallahassee in 2008 to be near their daughter Camille’s family. Alan predeceased Flo Nell in 2013.  Sincere condolences go out to Flo Nell’s family.

We Are on The Way to 4,000 pounds Plus!

UUCJ/ACS Teamsters delivered 38 pounds of groceries today.  Combining this delivery with Cyd Reider’s delivery of 28 pounds brings the total to 66 lbs. If we keep this pace, we will donate over 4,000 pounds of groceries, which is 1,000 pounds more than in 2019.   Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director of ACS, reported that they fed 112 folks and helped 19 with rent/JEA as…

UU Justice Zoom Meeting

UU Justice Florida is holding a Zoom meeting titled “Justice Takeway from General Assembly,” after UU The Vote on On October 1, 2020 at 7 p.m. The focus of the October 1 Zoom meeting  will be the extended CSAI, The Actions for Immediate Witness and a review of the UUA justice outreach initiatives in place.…

Speaker Bio: Sukhbir Singh

Sukhbir Singh practices Sikhism as a path to humanity and salvation. Sukhbir’s family has lived in Jacksonville for twenty-five years and his is probably the longest living Sikh family in this area. Sukhbir has been married to Sargum for almost thirty years. They are blessed with two sons, who have been raised in the Jacksonville community. Sukhbir is a…

4,000 Pounds in 2020?

We are closing on 3,000 pounds of contributions, which was what UUCJ members and friends donated to Arlington Community Services in 2019.  A 4,000 goal is possible if we keep the current pace of donations. Thanks for the food contributions and cash donations to ACS. UUCJ/ACS Teamsters delivered 71 pounds to ACS this Tuesday due in part to a cash donation from Marion…

Stress Reduction Tip

A popular meditation and stress reduction technique is about water. Maybe it is because our bodies are mostly water. Just shut your eyes and think about being in a beautiful place where there is water. Take a deep breath in, relax, and picture yourself just floating on the water until you’re relaxed. Now begin thinking that you are the water. Not merely thinking of…

Caring Candles

Byron Berg, a member of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of St. Augustine and previously a member of UUCJ, was recently hospitalized and then transferred to Bayview Rehabilitation in St. Augustine on August 18, 2020. He is continuing his physical therapy and doing well. Cards and notes of good wishes should be sent to Byron’s home at 348 Armas Ave., St. Augustine, FL…

Preliminary Opening COVID-19 Guidelines

We know – we get it – many of us are hungry to return to our wonderful church campus!  With infection rates dropping, it is possible that we can do that in a limited way in the coming weeks or months, assuming that a group of congregants will come together and complete some necessary tasks to ensure that any gatherings are as safe as possible.   During…