Announcements

Announcements

Speaker Bio: Eric Bannan

Eric Bannan  is a husband, father, songwriter, storyteller, US Coast Guard rescue flight crew veteran, back country adventure racer and cancer survivor with a masters in computer science. He has been called to share his art to inspire, heal, motivate for positive change and build community. Based in Pittsboro, NC Eric travels the Southeast  bringing the power of…

UUCJ Birthdays

We have 4 birthdays to celebrate next week: Tammy Tibbles on 9/27, Mark Dickens on 9/29, Linda Leon on 9/30, and Darlene Larsen on 10/3. Please give them a call or send them a card to let them know we care. If you have a birthday next week and your name is not listed, we apologize that our information is incomplete. Please call (904 -874-2603) or email (bjr2447@gmail.com)…

UU Justice Zoom Meeting

UU Justice Florida is holding a Zoom meeting titled “Justice Takeway from General Assembly,” after UU The Vote on On October 1, 2020 at 7 p.m. The focus of the October 1 Zoom meeting  will be the extended CSAI, The Actions for Immediate Witness and a review of the UUA justice outreach initiatives in place.…

Speaker Bio: Sukhbir Singh

Sukhbir Singh practices Sikhism as a path to humanity and salvation. Sukhbir’s family has lived in Jacksonville for twenty-five years and his is probably the longest living Sikh family in this area. Sukhbir has been married to Sargum for almost thirty years. They are blessed with two sons, who have been raised in the Jacksonville community. Sukhbir is a…

Stress Reduction Tip

A popular meditation and stress reduction technique is about water. Maybe it is because our bodies are mostly water. Just shut your eyes and think about being in a beautiful place where there is water. Take a deep breath in, relax, and picture yourself just floating on the water until you’re relaxed. Now begin thinking that you are the water. Not merely thinking of…

Preliminary Opening COVID-19 Guidelines

We know – we get it – many of us are hungry to return to our wonderful church campus!  With infection rates dropping, it is possible that we can do that in a limited way in the coming weeks or months, assuming that a group of congregants will come together and complete some necessary tasks to ensure that any gatherings are as safe as possible.   During…

Mary Claire Van der Horst’s Birthday

Come help us celebrate Mary Claire Van der Horst’s 90th birthday next Sunday, Sept. 13th. Here is the plan: Jeannie, Timothy, and Ann will arrive at 3 pm and do a mini-concert for Mary Claire under her carport. Next, we will do a “Drive-Through” in our cars and send our good wishes to this lovely lady, who worked so hard representing UUCJ throughout the years.…

Speaker Bio: John Young

John Young lives in San Francisco with wife, Kathleen Moran, both 77. They see his two children— Rahul and Leela—and their families regularly, and are blessed to be active grandparents with our four grandchildren [12 to 5 years]. John has finished Building Your Global Spirituality, and it is in the process of being published, and is now working on the Age of Negotiation…

Keep Serving Humanity in Fellowship!

Thanks for the food contributions and cash donations to ACS. Message from Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director, Arlington Community Services: We are very thankful for the blessing of your continued monetary gifts, gift cards, masks, children’s books, personal hygiene items, and food. We were able to feed 257 and help 48 financially in August. We are gratefully…

Outdoor Small Group Gatherings at UUCJ

Given the low likelihood of spread of the coronavirus in small outdoor gatherings observing appropriate social distancing protocols, the UUCJ Board of Directors has approved the following motion:   Move that UUCJ reopen the building grounds for small group gatherings (maximum of 15 people) for outside meetings, with adherence to Guidelines for Church- Sponsored Outdoor…