Blog (Page 2)

Blog (Page 2)

Caring Candles

Phil Scanlan passed away peacefully in the morning of June 15, 2020.  He had recently been in hospice care. Our condolences go out to Phil’s wife, Judy and their family.   Alice Shinkos was admitted to Memorial Hospital on June 8, 2020 for treatment of neck and pelvic injuries sustained in a serious car accident.  She had neck surgery on June 15, 2020; her room is…

Unveiling of UUCJ Foundation Sculpture

Carlos completed the painting of the wall around the UUCJ Foundation Sculpture honoring donors who have given more $10,000.  Mary Carter Peterson had Lois Hoeft’s leaf recently added prior to this virtual unveiling. We want to thank Lois for her generous gift that will continue to fund the UU Church of Jacksonville activities in perpetuity.

Revs. Roberta & Marti’s Schedule

Revs. Roberta and Marti will be finishing up their time with us as co-ministers on Monday, June 15th. Beginning the 16th, they will be taking their vacation leave and then attending UU professional meetings and the UUA General Assembly (virtually).

Website Redesign

You may have noticed that the website has gotten a bit of a facelift. If you haven’t checked it out yet, you might want to familiarize yourself with the new design: If you are currently hosting a UUCJ group, class, or workshop, do check out the religious education page at and make sure that…

Letter from The President, June 8, 2020

Dear UUCJ Family, Several weeks ago, I sent you a letter announcing that Rev. Roberta and Rev. Marti were going to return to UUCJ in September and share a half-time position through December of this year.  Unfortunately, after deep consideration, they have determined that this would not serve the interests or needs of the church, and they will not be with us…

We're looking for a part-time, temporary employee to provide technical support for our virtual church activities.