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Want to work for UUCJ?

UUCJ is looking for a part-time, temporary employee to serve as a “tech person” responsible for providing the technical support for all of our “virtual church” activities.  Please follow the link below to see the job posting for details about the position.  We are posting the position just to our church community at this time — our guess is…

Caring Candles

Long time UUCJ member, Daria Brown, passed away on June 22, 2020 at the age of 72.  A private graveside service was held on July 1, 2020.  A celebration of Daria’s life will be planned for a later date.  Condolences go out to Daria’s family and her partner, Carl Moody. Alice Shinkos was discharged from Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital on June 27, 2020.  She is slowly…

Rev. Marti’s Good Leaving

Rev. Marti’s last official day with UUCJ was June 30, and she did the best she could to “unfriend” UUCJ folks, as per her commitment to a good leaving.If for some reason she failed to do so with you, please go ahead and unfriend her. All her best wishes and love!

Arlington Community Services Update

Thanks for continuing your contributions to ACS during these difficult times. Arlington Community Services reported that they fed 115 folks and helped 7 families with rent/JEA this month.  ACS thank all donors for their abundant support and prayers during these uncertain times.  ACS will be closed Friday, July 3rd, in observance of the 4th of July. Continue to…

Letter from the President, June 2020

Dear UUCJ Family, I hope you are all staying well during this time of increasing Covid-19 cases in our region. Trying times for us all! Over 60 people from UUCJ attended yesterday’s General Assembly church service from the UUA – I hope you were as inspired as I was. I cannot believe the amount of time, effort and technical expertise that went into creating this…

Caring Candles

Phil Scanlan passed away peacefully in the morning of June 15, 2020.  Due to the COVID-19  restrictions, the family is having a private service. Our deepest sympathy goes out to Phil’s family and his partner, Judy Comley.  Condolence cards may be sent to Phil’s address.  Alice Shinkos  is now being treated at an inpatient program at Brooks Rehabilitation.  She sustained…

Playing with Ideas June 28

On June 28, UUCJ has substituted the UU General Assembly Sunday Service that will start at 10:00 am and maybe as long as one and a half hours.    Playing With Ideas will start at 9:30 as usual.  Those individuals who wanted to see UUGA Sunday Service can leave the meeting to watch UU GA Sunday Service.  Carlos Fraticelli will hosting the Playing With…

Caring Candles

Phil Scanlan passed away peacefully in the morning of June 15, 2020.  He had recently been in hospice care. Our condolences go out to Phil’s wife, Judy and their family.   Alice Shinkos was admitted to Memorial Hospital on June 8, 2020 for treatment of neck and pelvic injuries sustained in a serious car accident.  She had neck surgery on June 15, 2020; her room is…

Unveiling of UUCJ Foundation Sculpture

Carlos completed the painting of the wall around the UUCJ Foundation Sculpture honoring donors who have given more $10,000.  Mary Carter Peterson had Lois Hoeft’s leaf recently added prior to this virtual unveiling. We want to thank Lois for her generous gift that will continue to fund the UU Church of Jacksonville activities in perpetuity.

We're looking for a part-time, temporary employee to provide technical support for our virtual church activities.