Blog (Page 67)

Blog (Page 67)

Choir Rehearsal and Potluck

Members of the choir are invited to go to the Social Hall during the last hymn this coming Sunday.  Partake of the potluck offerings, enjoy socializing, and return to the chapel by 12:45 and we can still have some useful time for a rehearsal.

Guest at Your Table

As we begin our six-week campaign for Guest At Your Table, please help Jennifer with our bookkeeping and make all checks to UUCJ. Add UUSC to the memo line. Do this for any donations to the envelopes, chocolates, or greeting cards. Thanks!

Caring Candles

Buck Plaster suffered a mild stroke on November 11, 2017 and was admitted to Mayo hospital.  He expects to be transferred this week to Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital on University Boulevard.  Buck and Sallie are very grateful for all the good wishes expressed in the many cards and calls they have received. Terri Brown Neal has been hospitalized several times recently at…

Mission Funding Update

The Mission & Funding Team reports that 151 Financial Commitments have been completed bringing our 2018 total to $238,501.20. We are optimistic that the 20 or so outstanding Financial Commitments will be made very soon and this can be done by filling out a Financial Commitment Form or contacting Jennifer Riley at the church (904-725-8133). We are grateful for our…

Guest at Your Table coming November 19th

Imagine you are a young woman with children, fleeing violence in Central America. You are locked up in a family detention center, but with the help of UUSC and its Refugee partner organization in Texas, you receive legal assistance. When we start “Guest at Your Table” on Nov. 19th, you can read all about it.

Generosity in Action: November 2017

This month our Generosity in Action honoree is Nancy Ratnour. She has been part of the fundraising committee, and has headed up the annual craft fair, contributing her own hand-crafted jewelry. As a big cat lover and advocate, she has also been part of the group that feeds our campus cats. Let’s give a big thanks to Nancy for all she does! Learn more about Nancy on…

100th Interfaith Gratitude Service

OneJax Institute and Congregation Ahavath Chesed (The Temple) invites you to attend the 100th Interfaith Gratitude Service Thursday, November 16, 2017 6 – 7pm  at The Temple 8727 San Jose Blvd. • Jacksonville, FL 32217 Free and open to the public Canned goods will be collected for Feed a Needy Neighbor RSVPs appreciated: 904.620.1529 or online at…

Deeper Than the Skin Tickets on Sale

See the concert table in the Social Hall for advance tickets to the Reggie Harris/Greg Greenway concert, Deeper Than the Skin, Friday, Dec. 8, 7:00 pm, at UUCJ. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for kids (17 and under) in advance. At the door, tickets go up to $20 for adults, so don’t delay. This presentation was given at the UUA’s General Assembly in June for a national…

UUCJ Book Club

The next book discussion will be on Mark Sullivan’s novel, Beneath a Scarlet Sky. The group will meet at 1:00 pm on Mon., Dec. 4, at Books-a-Million near Regency. The novel is inspired by a true story of an Italian teenager who saved many Jews at the end of WWII by leading them over the Alps to Switzerland.