Blog

Blog

UUA General Assembly

Over the years, every UUA General Assembly planning committee has sought ways to make the General Assembly more accessible to UUs who were unable to afford the expense or time to attend this important annual event. This year, the 2020 GA, originally scheduled to be held in Providence RI, will now be a 100% virtual event as a result of new video conferencing technologies…

UU Justice Florida

Please read this newsletter from UU Justice Florida — including the message from our own David Johnson, UUJF Vice President.  This group does important work — sign up for their newsletter, and consider contributing to their efforts! https://uujusticefl.salsalabs.org/june2020-newsletter  

ACS Still Needs UUCJ’s Help

Arlington Community Services is grateful for your radical hospitality in serving our Arlington neighbors in need. They were blessed to feed 145 folks and help 9 families with rent/JEA in May. Your support has been overflowing during these uncertain times! ACS is open Monday-Friday, 9-12, to serve the community.  Please drop off donations and mail donations to Arlington…

Caring Candles

Carol Vogel is now at Brookdale Atrium Nursing Home, 9960 Atrium Way, Jacksonville, FL 32225 for rehabilitation.  Her room is 808A and phone is 425-0232. Visitors are not  allowed, but cards and calls would be appreciated. Gary Rhodes’ First Cousin, Beverley N. Salvant, transitioned in her sleep on May 29, 2020. She was 92. Gary says that she was his mother’s best friend…

New Normal Check-In

As we continue to travel into a “new normal,” all of us are experiencing the effects of isolation, new procedures, new restrictions, and new challenges. Zoom is a very useful tool, but it certainly doesn’t take the place of participating in Sunday service in our beautiful chapel and giving  and receiving hugs in the social hall. For these reasons, members of…

Caring Candles

Carol Vogel is now at Brookdale Atrium, 9960 Atrium Way, Jacksonville, FL 32225 for rehabilitation. Visitors are not allowed, but cards may be appreciated. Sharon Scholl has been admitted to  the Baptist Beaches Hospital for treatment of pneumonia.  She is in good  spirits. She will be moved to rehabilitation to complete her recovery. Cards and notes would be appreciated.

Arlington Community Services Update

UUCJ ACS Teamsters delivered 24 pounds of groceries on Tuesday of this week. UUCJ members and friends have donated 94 pounds so far this month per records. The actual number may be higher. We will check in with ACS after month-end and get total contributions from UUCJ members and friends and Arlington Community Garden. ACS’s needs are canned peas, corn, soup, canned…