A Big Thank You

Thanks to our outstanding choir, our Green Sanctuary Committee, Donna Janesky, Lynne and Brian Paradise, Augustus Barnas, Demetri Stewart, our song leader, Jeanne Huebner, and all who made our Earth Day service and Social Hall exhibits memorable.

Deadline for Service Auction Donation: May 9, 2018

Do you have a special talent or skill you would like to share or service you could provide? Turn your time and talent into treasure for our beloved community. Submit if for the the 2018 Service Auction!

Submissions can be any special skill or service you would like to offer to others in our community! Be creative! If you need ideas or clarification, contact the Fundraising Committee. Submit your donation by May 9th, 2017.

Service auction donation forms are available in 4 ways:

  1. Fill out on line at the UUCJ website:   http://uucj.org/service-auction-donation/
  2. Download the donation form from our Facebook group page (under “Files”).
  3.  Get a hard copy from the church office, the social hall bulletin board or name tag table; also available on the door of the sanctuary.
  4. Contact Darlene Larsen ([email protected]) to have a form emailed or mailed directly to you.

Updated Membership Directory Link

Some of you have been having problems logging onto the online directory. The problem appears to be that the link you are using to log on has become corrupted. If you have saved the link as a bookmark, you need to delete it. Use this link instead:

https://uujax.ourchurchfamily.net/session/new

Once you have signed in again and found everything to be working, you can save the web address and bookmark it. Sorry for the problem and inconvenience.

Administrator’s Note

Please remember that UUCJ does not reimburse for taxes as we are tax exempt.  Please use one of our Tax Exempt forms for your UUCJ purchases.  For reimbursement, please fill out a check request form located in the church office, and have Committee Chair sign off. If the Committee Chair is the one requesting the check, you will need to get a second signature before submission.  Also, please use the proper fund code for your expenses (freq. used codes are located on the back of the form.  If in doubt, please ask the administrator or bookkeeper. Please place your check requests in the BOOKKEEPER inbox, and allow up to 2 weeks for processing.  Thank you!

An Invitation from the Sikh Society

The Sikh Society of NE Florida has extended an invitation to our congregation to attend their Vaisakhi festival service:

Sunday, April 15th @9:30am
Gurudwara Sahib
6019 E Morrow St
Jacksonville, FL 32217

Program for April 15, 2018:
• 9:30 AM Breakfast
• 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Recital of Gurbani and singing of hymns in the praise of God
• 12:30 PM Ardaas (Sikh prayer for peace, universal brotherhood & prosperity to the God) followed by Hukamnama (Guru’s words of wisdom for the day) and Karah Prasad (offerings)
• 12:45 PM Guru Ka Langar (Blessed Vegetarian Lunch, a symbol of Equality)

Learn more about the Vaisakhi festival here: http://www.sikhismguide.org/vaisakhi.php

Find out more about the Sikh Society of NE Florida: http://www.jaxgurudwara.org/

 

Green Sanctuary Meeting April 8

Green Sanctuary Meeting: This Sunday (April 8th), 12:30 in Fletcher Room

We will be planning UUCJ’s Earth Day celebration (on April 22). Our meetings are open to all and we welcome help with our planning.  Earth Day will have a choir performance followed by tabling during coffee hour.

Labryrinth Walk April 8

Come walk with us as we trace the ancient labyrinth pattern of journey into self!  Enjoy a half hour of soul-full spring air and light, as we quiet the mind step-by-step.  Arrive by 10:15  to journey to the center and return.  Beginners welcomed!

Women of All Ages: April 12

Women of All Ages meet Thursday, April 12, in the Anthony Room at 6:00 pm. Join in to build friendships and enjoy intelligent conversation. All UUCJ women are invited. Contact Joyce Milford at 249-2403 or Paige Slade at 223-8418.

Admin Note: Check your statements

Your contribution statements will be going out soon. Please make sure to check your statements carefully to ensure accuracy. If you are on auto-donations either through us (Vanco) or through your own bank, please double check that they are being sent to us regularly. Please double check the amounts. NOTE: Anytime you change your pledge amount or source, a new authorization must be filled out and turned in to take effect. If you notice any discrepancy, please contact Jennifer ([email protected]) at your earliest convenience.