Walk the Laybrinth

May 7, 10 a.m.

Join us as we mindfully walk the labyrinth before Sunday Service. Celebrate the merry month of May as we spring forward and circle to the center and beyond. All welcomed to experience this sacred journey.

Earth Day Celebration

April 23 is our Earth Day celebration hosted by UUCJ’s Green Sanctuary Group! We will feature a choir program during the worship service. Afterward, come down to the Social Hall where there will be displays of the many projects our church manages
to maintain our Green Sanctuary accreditation. We will have a “Smart Trailer” outside and tables inside with info, hand-outs and a drawing for a 1 year Family Membership to Tree Hill Nature Center. Come visit us to learn more about our efforts and what you can do to keep our planet healthy!

 

Spring Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 16th, immediately following service.  We need eggs! Please donate plastic eggs filled with candy and/or small toys (or other prizes).  We will be hiding them during the service for children ages 0-13 to find.  We need ALOT of eggs as we are inviting the children from the apartments next door to join us.

Parents, please bring a basket or other container for your child to hold their treasures.

Drop eggs in office or give directly to Jennifer Tucker.

O’Leno 42

OLENO 42 will be May 3-7. This special event brings the members of our church family together for a relaxing weekend on the banks of the Santa Fe River at ‘Leno State Park.

Singles, couples, families with youngsters of all ages, new and long-time members will enjoy this opportunity to make new friends and strengthen our community.

Registration will be April 9-30th.  The registration fee covers sleeping accommodations in cabins in our personal campsite next to the river, all meals (Friday dinner through Sunday brunch), evening entertainment, workshops and youth activities.  Space is limited and is first come, first served.

Questions? Check out more information on our website, our O’Leno 42 and Beyond Facebook page, or contact Mark Dickens 703-598-9853.

O’Leno T-Shirt Contest

This year we are having a t-shirt design contest! So, get your creative thinking caps on and design away. Please send your designs to me, JenniferGTucker@aol.com, We will post the choices in the social hall and have a vote for the winner!  Winner gets a free tshirt.
Design should contain the following: O’Leno 42, 42nd Annual Spring Retreat of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville

Deadline for submission is April 15th so that we have two Sundays to vote. Winner will be chosen on April 23rd.

Thanks to Art Shad

The UUCJ Endowment Fund Board thanks Art Shad for his generous donation of $100 to the Fund. He chose to gift the Fund during his company’s annual Appeal Campaign to make a difference in their community. Art, is the son of Lynn Shad, a longtime supporter and member of the Foundation Board.