Announcements

Announcements

UU Justice Zoom Meeting

UU Justice Florida is holding a Zoom meeting titled “Justice Takeway from General Assembly,” after UU The Vote on On October 1, 2020 at 7 p.m. The focus of the October 1 Zoom meeting  will be the extended CSAI, The Actions for Immediate Witness and a review of the UUA justice outreach initiatives in place.…

Speaker Bio: Sukhbir Singh

Sukhbir Singh practices Sikhism as a path to humanity and salvation. Sukhbir’s family has lived in Jacksonville for twenty-five years and his is probably the longest living Sikh family in this area. Sukhbir has been married to Sargum for almost thirty years. They are blessed with two sons, who have been raised in the Jacksonville community. Sukhbir is a…

Stress Reduction Tip

A popular meditation and stress reduction technique is about water. Maybe it is because our bodies are mostly water. Just shut your eyes and think about being in a beautiful place where there is water. Take a deep breath in, relax, and picture yourself just floating on the water until you’re relaxed. Now begin thinking that you are the water. Not merely thinking of…

Preliminary Opening COVID-19 Guidelines

We know – we get it – many of us are hungry to return to our wonderful church campus!  With infection rates dropping, it is possible that we can do that in a limited way in the coming weeks or months, assuming that a group of congregants will come together and complete some necessary tasks to ensure that any gatherings are as safe as possible.   During…

Mary Claire Van der Horst’s Birthday

Come help us celebrate Mary Claire Van der Horst’s 90th birthday next Sunday, Sept. 13th. Here is the plan: Jeannie, Timothy, and Ann will arrive at 3 pm and do a mini-concert for Mary Claire under her carport. Next, we will do a “Drive-Through” in our cars and send our good wishes to this lovely lady, who worked so hard representing UUCJ throughout the years.…

Speaker Bio: John Young

John Young lives in San Francisco with wife, Kathleen Moran, both 77. They see his two children— Rahul and Leela—and their families regularly, and are blessed to be active grandparents with our four grandchildren [12 to 5 years]. John has finished Building Your Global Spirituality, and it is in the process of being published, and is now working on the Age of Negotiation…

Keep Serving Humanity in Fellowship!

Thanks for the food contributions and cash donations to ACS. Message from Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director, Arlington Community Services: We are very thankful for the blessing of your continued monetary gifts, gift cards, masks, children’s books, personal hygiene items, and food. We were able to feed 257 and help 48 financially in August. We are gratefully…

Outdoor Small Group Gatherings at UUCJ

Given the low likelihood of spread of the coronavirus in small outdoor gatherings observing appropriate social distancing protocols, the UUCJ Board of Directors has approved the following motion:   Move that UUCJ reopen the building grounds for small group gatherings (maximum of 15 people) for outside meetings, with adherence to Guidelines for Church- Sponsored Outdoor…

Help celebrate Mary Claire’s 90th birthday!

A drive-through celebration is planned for Sunday, September 13 to celebrate Mary Claire Van der Horst’s 90th birthday, an icon of UUCJ. Here is the plan: Jeannie Heubner and Timothy Edwards will at Mary’s house at 3:30 to serenade her as she is escorted outside by her son David, who knows about this. Then at 4:00 pm, we will begin our drive-through by…

Speaker Bio: Jennifer Wolfe

Jennifer Wolfe is a writer, facilitator, business owner, and community leader who’s been helping to facilitate change for people and organizations for the past 25 years. She’s also been keeping a journal since the age of 10. A journalist by training and a rabble rouser by nature, she’s the founder and executive director of Women Writing for (a)…