Stitch & Bitch September 25th

Join us for Stitch & Bitch September 25th, 6:00 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the Social Hall! This group is for knitters, crocheters, embroidered, sewers, and all other stitchy humans. We will meet to work on our projects and chat. This is open to all levels, from curious to experienced.

Spiritual Studies

Spiritual Studies meets weekly from 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. in the Channing Room unless noted otherwise.

Topics:

  • September 22nd: God In All Worlds: Anthology of Contemporary Spiritual Writing by Lucinda Vardey. Current topic: Finding the Soul and the Flowering of the Spirit.

FORMAT: Relevant material to be read out loud by participants is provided by the facilitator or presenter at the beginning of each session, followed by a lively discussion. So, no prep or homework required, no need to purchase books, and ALL ARE WELCOME!

Weekday Book Club Selections

  • October 14th: The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (004.092 PAUSCH). (The 14th is the SECOND Monday in October; we have rescheduled from an earlier date because several members will be away at The Mountain on that date.)
  • November 4th: The Gatekeepers – How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency by Chris Whipple (973.920922 Whipple).

We meet at Books-a-Million on Atlantic Boulevard 1:00-2:00 pm.

Weekday Book Club Selections

 

  • September 9th: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston
  • October 7th: The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (004.092 PAUSCH)

Weekday Book Club’s September meeting has been rescheduled to the week after Labor Day; we will be meeting Monday, September 9th. Our reading selection is “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” by Nora Hurston, which interestingly enough has a hurricane scene.

We meet at Books-a-Million on Atlantic Boulevard from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Zen Class Starting September 14

The Adult Religious Education Committee (AREC) of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville (UUCJ), in collaboration with UUCJ’s, Jacksonville Soto Zen Meditation Group (JSZMG), is offering a six-week introductory Zen class from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., starting Saturday, September 14, through Saturday, October 19, 2019 in the Anthony Room. This is the same class that is taught at UNF in their OLLI program.

The class is limited to no more than 20 participants and is open to Church members and JSZMG members at no cost; and to the public for a nominal $30.00 registration fee, payable by check or cash at the first class session.

The class is taught by Bill Mayhew, Ungan Sensei, an ordained student of Elliston Roshi, Abbot of the Silent Thunder of Soto Zen.

To register for this class please click here and complete the registration form.

Weekday Book Club Selections

  • August 5th: The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen (947.086)
  • September 3rd: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston
  • October 7th: The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (004.092 PAUSCH)

We meet at Books-a-Million on Atlantic Boulevard from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. ALL ARE WELCOME!