Call for Volunteers

Would you like to make an impact on the future of our church?

Plant the seeds of faith. Share your time, care, and love with our young UUs.

Join the young students of the Religious Exploration program for fun, worship, and community.

Get philosophical with the teens.

Engage with the elementary school children.

Play with the toddlers and babies.

Come worship with our young UU!

We are in need of your involvement for an hour and a half Commit to help once a month or every other month.

The RE program needs many more adults to connect and nurture our young people.

Please contact the RE Team chair, Helene Kamps-Stewart at 904-571-2716.

Healthy Eating Class May 26

Healthy Eating Class will be this Sunday May 26th at 12:30 in the Fletcher room. Join Chef Lisa as she prepares a Vegan Thai Coconut Soup (Vegan Tom Kha Gai) that you will love. There may be some tasting involved!

Green Sanctuary Meeting June 2

Green Sanctuary Meeting, June 2nd, 12:30 in the Fletcher Room

Any member or guest interested in UUCJ’s efforts to “green” the Sanctuary is encouraged to attend. All are welcome!

Women of All Ages

UUCJ Women meet at 5:30 pm on Thursday,May 23, at the Southeast Regional Library (Room E), 10599 Deerwood Park Blvd. All UUCJ women are invited to join in our intelligent conversations and stimulating programs

Special Collection: Don’t Miss a Beat

This Sunday’s special collection will be for Don’t Miss a Beat whose mission is “ …to blend music, art, academic achievement, and civic engagement to inspire and enlighten children and teens in the Riverside, Brooklyn and Woodstock communities.” DMAB utilizes the performing arts as a tool to facilitate youth development and to cultivate talent in the arts. In addition, they provide tutoring and academic support thereby enhancing educational achievement and graduation rates. We are honored to have Ulysses Owens Jr: powerhouse jazz musician, Julliard alumnus, Edward Waters Faculty member and founder and artistic director of this great organization speak to us today. The Don’t Miss A Beat All Stars will be providing the music for the service.

Speaker Bio for May 19th: David Keel

David joined UUCJ over 12 years ago and has serviced as a member or as the chairperson of many committees. In 2017 he was a board member. He is currently a member of the Committee on Ministry. In 2005 David wrote the book Pathways to Awareness. He has been attending the UUCJ Spiritual Studies class for 12 years. He has been involved L’Arche, a residential community for adults with disabilities, for over a decade. He has worked in financial planning and in real estate. He has been married for over 46 years to Kathy and has three daughters who live in Florida.

Caring Candles

Henry Rogers sister, Minerva Rogers Mason, passed away on May 11, 2019 at the age of 93 years. A Memorial Service in celebration of her life was held at the Riverside Presbyterian Church on May 14, 2019.

Condolences go out to Henry and his family.

Arlington Community Garden has a new Grower! 

Welcome to our new grower, Nichole Butterman! She will be working with the JU students and is looking forward to setting up some UUCJ volunteer days (TBA). We also want to thank Alice Shinkos for being our grower from April 2018 to April 2019. She will continue to help with the garden as her time permits. We are very fortunate to have these talented ladies involved in our UUCJ project!