Guest at Your Table

The GUEST AT YOUR TABLE campaign will kickoff on Sunday, November 20th. The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee has been advancing human rights around the world since WWII. Coin boxes are back; free trade chocolates and holiday cards will be sold; and a special guest speaker, Rebecca Burns will visit us on Dec. 11th, to describe … Continue reading Guest at Your Table

Giving Thanks Potluck

Please join us November 20th to give thanks and share fellowship.   Everyone is encouraged to bring their favorite dish to contribute to the potluck dinner. We will eat after service, in the Social Hall.  Feel free to invite guests, family and friends.  Please contact Jennifer Tucker if you are able to help with set-up, … Continue reading Giving Thanks Potluck

Special Collection November 20th: Rethreaded

The special collection will benefit Rethreaded: a Jacksonville non-profit assisting woman to escape the sex trade through advocacy and training.  Kristen Keen, executive director will explain the mission of ReThreaded and sell some of their lovely products.  The holidays are right around the corner!  Make your checks payable to UUCJ with ReThreaded in the memo … Continue reading Special Collection November 20th: Rethreaded

Uncertainty, Heartbreak, and Hope: Post Election Thoughts

Since Wednesday morning, I have been providing unanticipated and impromptu pastoral care to several people in our community and to complete strangers who came seeking solace, comfort, and hope at our church. I have watched tears fall; I have listened to stories of violence, threats of violence, and acts of terror perpetrated against people I … Continue reading Uncertainty, Heartbreak, and Hope: Post Election Thoughts

OneJax Interfaith Gratitude Service

THU, 11/17 – 99th Annual OneJax Interfaith Gratitude Service, 6pm Held at Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church (4001 Hendricks Ave, 32207).  All are welcome!

Clothes Closet

We have donated 368 pounds of clothing to the St. Paul’s Clothing Closet. They are soliciting volunteers to help them on Monday, 8-1 pm to help sort and hang the clothes, and on Tuesday throughout the morning when people come in and make their selections. Any time you can give is welcome!

Church Cat Volunteers

The church cats are being well cared for by a group of dedicated volunteers. These cats have been with us for many years, and we support the cat colony by feeding them twice a day in such a way that raccoons are discouraged and the cats are kept healthy. All are neutered. We want to welcome new volunteers, Elena … Continue reading Church Cat Volunteers

Healthy Eating Class

Healthy Eating Class: November 13th, 12:30 Fletcher room. Come and learn what we put IN, ON, and AROUND our bodies that may be making us sick.

Generosity in Action: Donna Janesky

For November’s Generosity in Action we are recognizing Donna Janesky. Donna contributes her time and talent to the church in so many ways: She chairs the Special Collection Committee, helps head up the Arlington Community Garden, and volunteers regularly at our partner school, Arlington Heights Elementary School. She runs the Ethical Eating Class, is head … Continue reading Generosity in Action: Donna Janesky

Christmas Choir

It’s here!  Our first rehearsal will be November 6 at 12:30 after our church service in the chapel.  We’ll be presenting A Wooly Tale, intergenerational program with a Celtic hymn, traditional carols, and new music you’ll enjoy learning.  Everyone is invited to join – music readers and non-readers alike.  We’ll have practice CD’s or MP3’s … Continue reading Christmas Choir