Posts by uu-admin (Page 70)

Posts by uu-admin (Page 70)

Caring Candles

Buck Plaster suffered a mild stroke on November 11, 2017 and was admitted to Mayo hospital.  He expects to be transferred this week to Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital on University Boulevard.  Buck and Sallie are very grateful for all the good wishes expressed in the many cards and calls they have received. Terri Brown Neal has been hospitalized several times recently at…

Mission Funding Update

The Mission & Funding Team reports that 151 Financial Commitments have been completed bringing our 2018 total to $238,501.20. We are optimistic that the 20 or so outstanding Financial Commitments will be made very soon and this can be done by filling out a Financial Commitment Form or contacting Jennifer Riley at the church (904-725-8133). We are grateful for our…

Guest at Your Table coming November 19th

Imagine you are a young woman with children, fleeing violence in Central America. You are locked up in a family detention center, but with the help of UUSC and its Refugee partner organization in Texas, you receive legal assistance. When we start “Guest at Your Table” on Nov. 19th, you can read all about it.

Generosity in Action: November 2017

This month our Generosity in Action honoree is Nancy Ratnour. She has been part of the fundraising committee, and has headed up the annual craft fair, contributing her own hand-crafted jewelry. As a big cat lover and advocate, she has also been part of the group that feeds our campus cats. Let’s give a big thanks to Nancy for all she does! Learn more about Nancy on…

100th Interfaith Gratitude Service

OneJax Institute and Congregation Ahavath Chesed (The Temple) invites you to attend the 100th Interfaith Gratitude Service Thursday, November 16, 2017 6 – 7pm  at The Temple 8727 San Jose Blvd. • Jacksonville, FL 32217 Free and open to the public Canned goods will be collected for Feed a Needy Neighbor RSVPs appreciated: 904.620.1529 or online at…

Deeper Than the Skin Tickets on Sale

See the concert table in the Social Hall for advance tickets to the Reggie Harris/Greg Greenway concert, Deeper Than the Skin, Friday, Dec. 8, 7:00 pm, at UUCJ. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for kids (17 and under) in advance. At the door, tickets go up to $20 for adults, so don’t delay. This presentation was given at the UUA’s General Assembly in June for a national…

UUCJ Book Club

The next book discussion will be on Mark Sullivan’s novel, Beneath a Scarlet Sky. The group will meet at 1:00 pm on Mon., Dec. 4, at Books-a-Million near Regency. The novel is inspired by a true story of an Italian teenager who saved many Jews at the end of WWII by leading them over the Alps to Switzerland.

ICARE Community Problems Assembly

Nov. 14 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 720 Arlington Rd. N, at 7 PM ICARE gets results!  Be a part of justice in Jacksonville! All Justice Ministry Network members are expected to be there.  Anyone interested in the efforts of ICARE is invited. All JMNs will be voting on a new problem to be addressed this year. Contact Lois Hoeft Lbhjax2@comcast.net or 904-477-8320…

November 2017 Board Meeting

Our upcoming board meeting will be held Monday, November 6th at 6:00pm in the Fletcher Room. You can find the agenda on the governance page (http://uucj.org/who-we-are/governance/). All UUCJ members are welcome to attend.