Posts from February 2020

Posts from February 2020

Letter from the President, February 2020

Dear UUCJ Family, Out of their concern for the financial well-being of UUCJ, Rev. Roberta and Rev. Marti have requested that their contracts be converted from 12-month contracts (through July 31, 2020) to 11-month contracts (through June 30, 2020).  After much thoughtful conversation, weighing the pros and cons of this decision, the UUCJ Board has approved their…

Healthy Eating Class March 1

Healthy Eating Class: Sunday, March 1, 12:30 in the Fletcher room. Where are you going to get your protein if you don’t eat meat? Chef Lisa and Allen Tilley will show us how to make delicious meat alternatives. Sampling encouraged!

O’Leno Spring Retreat: Save the Date

May 1-3, 2020. Come commune with nature and your fellow UUCJ community at our annual weekend camping adventure at O’Leno State Park. Located less than 2 hours away and on the Santa Fe River, O’Leno is one of Florida’s first state parks. Expect great food, wonderful fellowship, and fun activities such as bird watching, nature bathing, hiking, swimming,…

Caring Candles

Long-time former UUCJ member Marvin Berk passed away recently in Gainesville, Florida.  Marvin and his wife, Helen, moved to Oak Hammock, a continuing care retirement community at UF in Gainesville in 2007.  Condolences go out to the Berk family. UUCJ member Sam Klein is living at River Garden, 11401 Old Saint Augustine Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32258. His new room number is…

UUCJ Women of All Ages February 25

UUCJ Women of All Ages meet Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Location of the February 25 meeting of UUCJ Women of All Ages has changed. This is a one-time only change of place.  Please contact Yanella Parra at (904) 477-7728 or Paige Slade for details. All women members or friends of UUCJ are invited.

New Streaming Service

The official switch from Sunday Streams to Boxcast is now complete. For next Sunday’s broadcast (and all future broadcasts until it changes again), we will use the link: You can also access this page from the website homepage by clicking on “Stream us Live!”

In Need of Technical Assistance

Long time member, Mary Claire Van Der Horst, has been unable to receive Sunday services or chat on Facebook with us because of an ancient, non-working computer.  I have a new Dell laptop for her and hope someone with good technical skills will volunteer to install it and get her hooked up to her AT&T account.  She lives on the northside on Trout River Drive.  Please…

Soul Matters Small Groups

The Transition theme for the month of March is trust. Rev. Roberta will be conducting Soul Matters small group sessions on Thursday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. and Friday, March 6 at 10:30 a.m. in the Anthony Room. In order to participate, you are asked to experiment with one of the spiritual exercises that can be found via the link below or in the Sunday bulletin. Come to the…

Caring Candles

Joe Adiutori’s sister, Barbara Hunter, passed away suddenly at her home in New York on Thursday, February 6, 2020.  Our sincere sympathy to Joe and Florie and their family. Cathy Courtney has recently had several back surgeries. Please send her wishes of encouragement. Mariellen Kristol, wife of former UUCJ member, Bruce Kristol, passed away in Jacksonville on Saturday,…