The Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville is an intentionally diverse religious community, welcoming all people without regard to race, religious background, political affiliation, family status, sexual orientation, or ethnic heritage. We are a spiritual community celebrating Unitarian Universalist principles. We commit to caring for one another with acceptance and respect. We pledge to sustain a sacred space where together we seek religious freedom, personal growth, life’s meaning, and social justice. Through our actions, we serve as a catalyst for social change.
Our Sunday Morning Schedule:
9:00 am: Meditation - Channing Room
9:30 am: Religious Exploration Classes for all ages*
Children and Youth Classes:
Elementary Class (2nd to 5th Grade) -- Ingersol Room
Youth Class (6th Grade to 12th Grade) -- Darwin Room
Green Sanctuary Class -- Fletcher Room
Spiritual Studies -- Channing Room
Playing With Ideas -- Anthony Room
10:45 am: Worship Service* -- Sanctuary
At approximately 11:15 am, following the "Message for All Ages," children are
invited to participate in our Children’s Chapel, hosted in the Emerson Room.
12:15 pm: Fellowship Hour -- Social Hall
*Professional childcare provided.
Our biggest Fundraiser each year is
the Service/Silent Auction. Last year
we raised over $22,000, and are
hoping to top that this year. The Service
Auction will be held this year on April 27th,
immediately following the morning service.
You can read all about it on page 6 of the March BEACON.
You may also download a Service Auction submission form to turn in.
You may email to email@example.com or fax it to 904-725-8561, or hand it
into the church office.
This Month's Sermons:
Sunday, March 2
“How Jesus Became Christ”
Details the transformation of a Jewish teacher
into a Roman god and what it means for those
of a liberal persuasion.
Music: Anne McKennon, flutist
Sunday, March 9
“The Third Way: Conscious Feminine
Leadership at UUCJ”
The movie “The Wolf of Wall Street” reminds
us of the destructive allure of success as
defined by wealth, power and domination.
Perhaps there is a better way. Con Fem
Leadership provides the necessary
counterbalance, calling forth the values of
sustainability, mindfulness and truth-telling.
Con Fem Leadership at UUCJ can help us align
our values with our actions and provide a
leadership model for our larger community:
a beacon of light in a world run amok.
Music: Amy Speace, folk musician
Sunday, March 16
The path of frustration, growth, and
Music: Celtic Ring with The Walker Family Band
Landon Walker, accordion;
Scott Walker, fiddle; Linda Minke, cello
Sunday, March 23
“Pete Seeger: UU Troubadour and
Rev. Harry C. Green
Pete Seeger's life was an epic one, full of
amazing contributions to our culture
and politics. In our time, there is no other
individual who has so successfully
combined folk music and politics. We
remember him and his music this day.
Music: Timothy Edwards, violinist
Sunday, March 30
“Let The Children Come”
A celebration of the children and youth that
make up a vital part of our congregation.
Music: Still on the Hill*, folk musicians