All Souls Service – Sun Oct 29th

Oct 29th is our annual All Souls Service.  We ask that you please bring in your photos of loved ones who have passed away to hang on the walls of the Sanctuary for that service.  Please drop them off at the church office no later than Sunday October 22nd. If your photo is an original and you would like it returned, please put your name on the back of the photo and you can pick them up the week following the 29th.

Women of All Ages Meeting

Come join Women of all Ages to hear Erin Silas recount her experiences as a professional makeup artist for TV and stage productions.  We will meet in the Anothony room at 5:30 on Thursday Oct. 26.

Data Breach Q & A

Immediately following the worship service this Sunday, Oct. 15, UUCJ leadership will be hosting a Q & A session regarding the recent data breach at the church for anyone who wishes to learn more about the breach, how UUCJ is responding to it, and what you can do to protect yourself if you fear your personal data were compromised.

October 20th Halloween Hootenanny

Join us in the Social Hall on Friday, Oct. 20th, for some Halloween fun. Pumpkin carving/painting, costume contests, tricks, treats, games, dancing and more! Explore Samhain, All Hallow’s Eve, and the history of Halloween! This event is multigenerational, BYOP (Bring your own pumpkin), and bring a treat for the treat table. Doors open at 6:30pm.

Arlington Heights Elementary Teacher Support Cabinet

The first step this year in our partnership with AHE was to place a Teacher Support Cabinet in the school. We want to fill it with items that teachers normally pay for themselves. If you want to add items, please bring them in to the bin in the social hall. As the teachers fill out the “wish list”, items will be requested. Contact person is Jennifer Tucker: [email protected]

Special Collection for Partner Church

They are in dire need of funds to repair the church roof and steeple which was destroyed in a tornado. This event caused
the minister to cancel his trip to UUCJ. Please be generous in their time of need.

UUCJ Book Club Meeting

UUCJ Book Club will meet on Monday, Nov. 6, at Books-a-Million in the Regency area at 1:00 PM to discuss the novel Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult. All are welcome.

Green Sanctuary Meeting

THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15 (12:30 CHANNING ROOM)

Any member or guest interested in UUCJ’s environmental efforts is encouraged to attend. Brief updates will be given and future plans discussed. All are welcomed!

Nurture our Beloved Community — Bring us your pledges!

Our shared Mission Funding Effort now has a total of 71 financial commitments for 2018 Mission Funding Budget totaling $146,822.32, for an average pledge of $2,068. We have 117 more member and friend households left to turn in their pledge cards. Our goal for pledges for 2018 fiscal year is $325,000.00.

We need your help so we can go into Mission Funding Budget Workshop with solid number to finalize the budget (which will be October 28th, 9am-12pm).

Please bring in your pledges next week, or mail them in if you know you can’t make it.

Please nurture our beloved community by supporting our shared mission!