Caring Candles

Barbara Parkinson expects to be admitted to the Mayo hospital for two weeks following her bone marrow treatment on October 29, 2018. She will then be transferred to Gabriel House for about three weeks. Cards and notes would be greatly appreciated and may be mailed to her home address.

Hope Clayton is continuing her recovery at home following her knee replacement surgery on October 22, 2018. She would appreciate cards, notes and calls.

Save the Date: ICARE Community Problems Assembly

The first large assembly for ICARE will be on November 13th at 7:00pm at Christ the King Catholic Church. The address is 742 Arlington Road. Sheriff Williams and State Attorney Mellisa Nelson will be there. Please plan to attend as we need all of our network members in attendance to hold these officials accountable for commitments made at the 2018 Action.

UUCJ Fundraising Committee Goes Crafty!

The committee will have a table at the Craft Fair this year featuring small quilted items, bead craft sets suitable for teens or adults, Christmas themed items, wood and bead crafter tools including chainnose, flatnose and roundnose pliers. We also hope to have a small selection of inmate art. Everything is very reasonably priced and a large percentage of the proceeds will go to UUCJ. The Craft Fair is a great place to get a jump on your Christmas shopping, don’t miss it!

Women of All Ages November 8

Women of All Ages meets on Thursday, November 8th at the Regency Library (winter location) at 5:30.
Join us to build friendships and enjoy interesting conversation.  All UUCJ women are invited.

Healthy Eating Class November 4

Healthy Eating Class Sunday, November 4th, 12:30 in the Fletcher room. Come and learn why Cashew is King! Learn basic recipe and make several variations, from dessert to salad dressing. Tasting encouraged!

Caring Candles

Hope Clayton had knee replacement surgery on October 22, 2018 and she is now receiving outpatient physical therapy. Cards, notes and calls would be greatly appreciated. Best wishes to Hope for her continuing recovery.

Barbara Parkinson will begin her bone marrow treatment on 10/29/18 at Mayo Hospital. She and her husband, T, are now staying at the Courtyard by Marriott at the Mayo Clinic right on the Mayo campus. Cards and notes would be greatly appreciated and may be mailed to her home address.

Dianne Battle is planning to have hip replacement surgery in the near future. She would like to talk with any church member who has recently had this surgery. Calls and emails would be welcome. Her contact information is in the church member online directory.

Joyce Milford’s newest family member, Halle Clair, was born on October 18, 2018. Mom, Dad and baby are doing fine. Congratulations to Joyce and Charlie!

Attention Crafters!

We still have a few six-foot table spaces available in the social hall for the craft fair on Sunday, November 11th from 10:00am– 2:00pm.

Please email for a vendor application. The rates are:

  • Inside:
    • Church members: $25
    • Non Members: $45
  • Outside:
    • Church members: $20
    • Non Members: $40

The application deadline is Thursday, November 1st, 2018. All craft fair vendors must submit an application. We will not accept any “walk on” vendors.

Note: We mistakenly announced last week that the craft fair was taking place on the 22nd. Please note that the craft fair is on November 11th.

2019 Mission Budget Workshop

The Board and Finance Committee invite you to attend the 2019 Mission Budget Workshop on Saturday, November 3rd. It will be held from 9:00 to 12:00 in the Social Room. The purpose of the meeting will be to explain the proposed Mission Budget and get feedback from members about priorities. The Finance Committee and Board will use that feedback plus results of the Mission Funding Effort to recommend a balanced Mission Budget to the Congregation. Information about the proposed Mission Budget will be communicated in advance of the December 9th Congregational meeting as in past years. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Please let Virginia in the church office know by October 25th if you need childcare so it can be arranged.

UUCJ Foundation Meeting

The UUCJ Foundation will meet on Sunday, October 28th, at 12:15pm in the Fletcher Room. Any interested members of UUCJ may attend. Proceed to the meeting directly after the service. Light refreshments will be provided.