Announcements (Page 3)

Announcements (Page 3)

Arlington Community Services Update

We went over 4,000 lbs. this week!  We were part of the 14,000 pounds donated in November that Mary referred to in the note below.  Keep up the good work!  Marion Hines donated 37 of the 62 pounds delivered this week. Thank you for your extravagant generosity in November! We received over 14,000 pounds of food, fed 256 folks, and helped 12 families with rent/JEA in…

Last Week to Support UUSC Chocolate Sales

Despite being virtual, it’s been a successful campaign. Over $500 raised by chocolate, and more coming in through donations. There are six bags remaining – $10 for fifty mini pieces.  Or you can become a member of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee for $40.  Super supporters donating $150 will be matched by the Shelter Rock UU Church.  Remember to write…

UUCJ New Normal Team Announcement

The New Normal Team recommended that UUCJ plan for virtual services and meetings continue until May 2021. The prevalence of COVID-19 infections has increased nationally and locally.  UUCJ had planned to resume in-person activities when the test positivity rate decreased to 5% in Northeast Florida counties, but that has not happened. The situation is not expected to…

UUCJ Birthdays

Belated birthday greetings to Stuart Walling, whose birthday was last Sunday, 11/29. Upcoming birthdays are Cathy Courtney’s, on Sat., 12/5; Don Seay, on Sun., 12/6; Tom Palven’s, on Mon., 12/7; and Marge Powell’s, on Sat., 12/12. Please give these fellow UUs a call or send them a card to show the love. To make sure your birthdate is posted in our data base, you can just…

Chocolate Sales Ending Soon

Stories about our UUSC global partners can be found on the Facebook page.  Highlights this year: Advocates for indigenous communities facing climate change; creating new opportunities for Rohingya refugees in Malaysia; support for children and youth who have been deported to Guatemala from the US and Mexico.  Contact Cyd at cydreider@aol.com or text 484-769-3194 if you…

UUCJ Foundation Meeting

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville Foundation, a separate nonprofit corporation responsible for managing the Endowment that benefits UU Church of Jacksonville, will have its annual meeting required by its bylaws after the UU Church of Jacksonville’s Annual Meeting on Zoom on December 13, 2020.  The UUCJ Foundation will have a vote to add Lois Hoeft for a…

Speaker Bio: Karen Christiansen

Karen’s immediate family includes her husband Ken, two sons and 4 grandchildren. After retiring from 30 years of teaching, Karen attended Meadville Lombard seminary in Chicago. One highlight of that experience was being on the board of the Hyde Park transitional housing project. This was an interfaith effort of neighborhood churches to house homeless families and mentor…

Chocolate Sales for Our Global Partners

UUSC (Unitarian Universalist Service Committee) campaign continues with chocolate sales ($10 for 50 pieces).  If you would like to be a devoted member supporting our global efforts, you can also send a $40 check to UUCJ, with UUSC on the memo line.  $150 donation will be matched by the Shelter Rock Congregation in NY.  Contact Cyd for sales: cydreider@aol.com or text…