Blog (Page 57)

Blog (Page 57)

An Invitation from the Sikh Society

The Sikh Society of NE Florida has extended an invitation to our congregation to attend their Vaisakhi festival service: Sunday, April 15th @9:30am Gurudwara Sahib 6019 E Morrow St Jacksonville, FL 32217 Program for April 15, 2018: • 9:30 AM Breakfast • 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Recital of Gurbani and singing of hymns in the praise of God • 12:30 PM Ardaas (Sikh prayer for…

April 15 Special Collection: Read USA

Read USA was created by Ellen Wiss and teacher Vanessa Tussey at George Washington Carver Elementary School when she realized that the students had never had a book fair. This spring, through the fundraising efforts of READ USA every student in six of the highest poverty elementary schools in Duval County Public Schools will be given a $15 gift certificate to purchase…

MLK Memorial Breakfast Speech

On April 4th, 2018, Phillip Baber was asked to speak at the Community Unity & Memorial Breakfast commemorating the 50th anniversary of MLK’s death. It was hosted by The First Coast Leadership Foundation of Jacksonville. You can find Phillip’s speech on our blog: http://uucj.org/category/blog/.

MLK Memorial Breakfast Speech

On April 4th, 2018, Phillip Baber was asked to speak at the Community Unity & Memorial Breakfast commemorating the 50th anniversary of MLK’s death. It was hosted by The First Coast Leadership Foundation of Jacksonville. Phillip’s speech is transcribed below. In January of this year, communities across the nation joyously celebrated the 89th birthday of the…

Green Sanctuary Meeting April 8

Green Sanctuary Meeting: This Sunday (April 8th), 12:30 in Fletcher Room We will be planning UUCJ’s Earth Day celebration (on April 22). Our meetings are open to all and we welcome help with our planning.  Earth Day will have a choir performance followed by tabling during coffee hour.

Weekday Book Club Selections

Monday, May 7: The Lion Seeker by Kenneth Bonert, fiction. Takes place in Africa before World War 11, where Issac Heiger, the child of Jewish immigrants, struggles to make it big and discover the secret his mother has hidden for so long. June 4: The Same Sky by Manda Eyre Ward, fiction. A deeply affecting look at the contrast between middle-class U.S. life and the brutal…

Women of All Ages April 12

Women of All Ages meet Thursday, April 12, in the Anthony Room at 6:00 pm.  Join in to build friendships and enjoy intelligent conversation.  All UUCJ Women are invited.  Contact Joyce Milford at 249-2403 or Paige Slade at 223-8418.

Labryrinth Walk April 8

Come walk with us as we trace the ancient labyrinth pattern of journey into self!  Enjoy a half hour of soul-full spring air and light, as we quiet the mind step-by-step.  Arrive by 10:15  to journey to the center and return.  Beginners welcomed!

Women of All Ages: April 12

Women of All Ages meet Thursday, April 12, in the Anthony Room at 6:00 pm. Join in to build friendships and enjoy intelligent conversation. All UUCJ women are invited. Contact Joyce Milford at 249-2403 or Paige Slade at 223-8418.