Speaker Bio: Allen Tilley

Allen Tilley is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of North Florida, where he taught for 35 years.  After completing his BA at Vanderbilt University, he served as an officer in the US Navy, seeing duty in Viet Nam. He received his PhD in Medieval and Renaissance English literature from the University of Iowa in 1972. At the University of North Florida he…

Arlington Community Services Update

UUCJ/ACS delivered 62 lbs. ACS on February 16, 2021.  Keep up the generous donations. Mary Louise Weber, ACS Executive Director, indicates that current needs are saltines, pasta meals, Jell-O & Pudding Snack Packs, canned fruit, meat, broth & gravy, pasta & rice sides.  We are also in need of small toiletries for the homeless bags. Be blessed!

UUCJ Birthdays

Belated birthday greetings to Robert Prager, whose birthday was Tues,. Feb. 16, which didn’t make it into last week’s announcement. Next week we celebrate the birthdays of Candy Rue on Thurs., Feb. 25, and Barbara Robinson on Fri., Feb. 26. As always, please let these folks know you care by acknowledging their special day.

Special Collection: Partner Church

How does an accidental UU, who was an accidental Catholic, end up going on pilgrimage to Transylvania  to visit our partner church in Bozod?  Carlos Fratecelli  will answer this question on Sunday.  He will go on to discuss how this pilgrimage was part of his UU journey.  However, the trip will not be the main story.  The story will be about how adopting a Partner Church…

UUCJ Birthdays

Next week’s UUCJ birthday celebrations are for Jack Hart and Teresa Lozano on Wed., 2/10, and Lad Hawkins on Thurs., 2/11. Please give them a call or send a card.

Do You Know About

During this time of social distancing and caution about shopping in brick-and-mortar stores, it’s quite possible you are using Amazon for at least some of your purchases.  If you sign up for Smile.Amazon, every time you make an Amazon purchase, a small amount of money will be donated to a charity of your choice!  It’s easy to sign up: Visit…

UUCJ Birthdays

Next week we will celebrate the birthdays of Sarah Robinson on 1/17, Ames Guyton on 1/20, and Deborah Kessler and Melanie Mickey on 1/23. Please give these friends a call or send a card to share the love.

New Normal Team Update

The incidence of COVID-19 infections in our area, as in the rest of the nation, has been increasing over the last several weeks to a level that is the highest since the beginning of the pandemic.  The percentage of positive tests, cases per 100,000 population, hospitalizations, death rates, and other measures of disease activity are all rising.  The…