Announcements (Page 3)

Announcements (Page 3)

Stress Tip of the Week

Sometimes the best thing to stop all of the overwhelming information from running around in our brains—either consciously or subconsciously—is to just block it out. Block it out with some great music. Block it out with music that you can just listen to over and over again all day (or for many days). Just give your brain and your body a rest! This is a great little musical…

Speaker Bio: Sharon Scholl

Dr. Sharon Scholl is a long time member of our congregation who retired as professor emerita from Jacksonville University, where she taught stuff vaguely referred to as Humanities.  She has served as one of our church musicians and as a member of many committees.  She maintains a website, freeprintmusic.com, which offers a large collection of music for UU services free to…

Stress Reduction Tip

Sometimes when we’re going through hard times we feel like we are alone. This is exactly the time to pick up the phone and call someone. Maybe someone from your past you haven’t spoken to in a long while. Or a friend that you haven’t spoken to in a few days or weeks. Talking on the phone helps us to feel connected. So think of two or three “phone-buddies” that you can…

Soul Matters Small Group Training

“The Soul Matters Sharing Circle is a network of Unitarian Universalist congregations who follow the same monthly themes so we can more easily share small group material, as well as worship, sermon, music and children’s religious education resources. We are a web of support and connection. Companions traveling a new journey together each month.” UUCJ has been…

Stress Reduction Tips: Breathing Techniques

Breathing techniques are probably as old as stress itself. Breathing Square is a powerful technique. Breathe in to the count of four, hold the breath for the count of four, breathe out for the count four and hold it for the count of four. Then begin again, and continue for several rounds. Now add an affirmation to the “hold” space, such as “everything is OK right here…

The Eagle & The Condor Showing

A Zoom showing of the UUA environmental film The Eagle and the Condor is scheduled for August 20 at 8:30 p.m. You must register to receive the Zoom code. It is a benefit for the UUA efforts toward justice for Native peoples, so you will be asked to donate. To receive the film, go to the UUA Ministry for Earth website. Click on Resources, and at the far upper right of that…

Speaker Bio: Rev. Linda Hart Green

The Reverend Linda Hart Green and her husband, Harry Green, retired and moved from New Jersey to Fernandina Beach in 2012 to be near the ocean and in a community with like-minded folks and a lot of interesting history.  Linda is a retired American Baptist minister (and Harry is a retired Unitarian Universalist minister). Linda says she taught him that there is such a…

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