Your Opinion Needed

We usually start ordering materials for our ‘Guest At Your Table’ campaign in September. We know there will be no coin boxes, pamphlets, and cards, but do we want to keep the chocolate sales? The Fair Exchange chocolates serve two purposes- money raised for the UUSC and money for small farmers. Cyd Reider is willing to deliver bags of chocolates if you order $10 (50…

Thank You from READ USA

READ USA sent the congregation a thank-you letter for UUCJ’s contribution and sponsorship of their 2020 Book Fair at Arlington Heights. You can read the letter by clicking on the link below.

Special Collection READ USA

Once  again because of the generosity of our amazing congregation, UUCJ will be sponsoring a READ USA Book Fair for the children of Arlington Heights Elementary. Despite the difficulties presented by the pandemic, we raised $1500 which was matched by an anonymous donor. This will allow every Arlington Heights student to choose 3 new books which will be mailed to them.…

Update from the Finance Committee

As of Tuesday, 13 families have increased their pledges totaling $6,400. And 1 family has made a one-time gift of $2,000. That’s a great response to the Board’s message. Thank you to all who are helping to make UUCJ the church we want.

Message from the Finance Committee

In these challenging times UUCJ has done a great job keeping our church community connected. However, we are facing a serious budget challenge because our pledges are $20,000 less than the budget approved by the Congregation in December. The Board recognized this problem and held a virtual Budget Summit on Saturday, April 4. Many of you participated and heard the budget…

Special Collection: READ USA

For the past three years, through  generous donations of our members, UUCJ has held a special collection to provide a book fair for the students at Arlington Heights Elementary School. This year, despite the school shut down due to the pandemic, READ USA will provide a virtual shopping experience facilitated by their teachers so that students may choose 3 free brand new…

Hamilton Tickets at Bargain Prices from UUCJ

UUCJ is in possession of a set of two tickets plus a parking pass for Hamilton ($200 for the set) all proceeds go to UUCJ.  The performance is Friday March 20th at the Times Union Center: balcony seats, row KKK. This show is virtually sold out with only random individual seats left, currently selling for almost $200 per ticket. See a great show for a reduced price and…

Special Collection for February 16: Foster Closet

Since 2009, Foster Closet has devoted its energy to  advocating for Northeast Florida’s foster children. Located at 730 St. Johns Bluff Road, Foster Closet is a vocal advocate for foster parents and relatives as well as non-relative placements and independent living teens.   If you would like…

Thank You for Your Support!

Our congregation has come through in a generous way for our Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. The 2019 campaign raised $2,205.55 through chocolate sales, coin boxes, and personal donations. It’s heart-warming to know that we have not forgotten our global partners while we go through our period of healing and growth.

Renew your pledge for 2021!