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Mary Claire Van der Horst’s Birthday

Come help us celebrate Mary Claire Van der Horst’s 90th birthday next Sunday, Sept. 13th. Here is the plan: Jeannie, Timothy, and Ann will arrive at 3 pm and do a mini-concert for Mary Claire under her carport. Next, we will do a “Drive-Through” in our cars and send our good wishes to this lovely lady, who worked so hard representing UUCJ throughout the years.…

Speaker Bio: John Young

John Young lives in San Francisco with wife, Kathleen Moran, both 77. They see his two children— Rahul and Leela—and their families regularly, and are blessed to be active grandparents with our four grandchildren [12 to 5 years]. John has finished Building Your Global Spirituality, and it is in the process of being published, and is now working on the Age of Negotiation…

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 receiving physical therapy and getting stronger. Cards and notes of good wishes should be sent to Byron’s home at 348 Armas Ave., St. Augustine,…

ICARE House Meetings

Covid 19 has disrupted our lives during a time of great social unrest.  Are you like me sitting at home, watching the news—the calls for social justice and need for change—but unsure of what you can do?  Here is one answer! Join one of our ICARE house meetings and learn what the Interfaith Coalition for Action, Reconciliation and Empowerment (ICARE) is presently…

Keep Serving Humanity in Fellowship!

Thanks for the food contributions and cash donations to ACS. Message from Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director, Arlington Community Services: We are very thankful for the blessing of your continued monetary gifts, gift cards, masks, children’s books, personal hygiene items, and food. We were able to feed 257 and help 48 financially in August. We are gratefully…

Outdoor Small Group Gatherings at UUCJ

Given the low likelihood of spread of the coronavirus in small outdoor gatherings observing appropriate social distancing protocols, the UUCJ Board of Directors has approved the following motion:   Move that UUCJ reopen the building grounds for small group gatherings (maximum of 15 people) for outside meetings, with adherence to Guidelines for Church- Sponsored Outdoor…

Help celebrate Mary Claire’s 90th birthday!

A drive-through celebration is planned for Sunday, September 13 to celebrate Mary Claire Van der Horst’s 90th birthday, an icon of UUCJ. Here is the plan: Jeannie Heubner and Timothy Edwards will at Mary’s house at 3:30 to serenade her as she is escorted outside by her son David, who knows about this. Then at 4:00 pm, we will begin our drive-through by…

Speaker Bio: Jennifer Wolfe

Jennifer Wolfe is a writer, facilitator, business owner, and community leader who’s been helping to facilitate change for people and organizations for the past 25 years. She’s also been keeping a journal since the age of 10. A journalist by training and a rabble rouser by nature, she’s the founder and executive director of Women Writing for (a)…

Your Opinion Needed

We usually start ordering materials for our ‘Guest At Your Table’ campaign in September. We know there will be no coin boxes, pamphlets, and cards, but do we want to keep the chocolate sales? The Fair Exchange chocolates serve two purposes- money raised for the UUSC and money for small farmers. Cyd Reider is willing to deliver bags of chocolates if you order $10 (50…