Kudos to all involved in the Service auction, Donors, Bidders, Staff and Volunteers! Financially speaking, we had the best Service Auction since 2017 yielding $17,255…and still counting! The Donors outdid themselves this year, we had more vacations getaways than I’ve ever seen and several high … read more.
The UUCJ Foundation is a separate non-profit incorporated in the State of Florida. The mission of the Foundation is to advance religious, charitable and educational purposes by the distribution of funds for such purposes. In addition, the endowment fund managed by the Foundation seeks to … read more.
Our Special Collection on Sunday, July 18 will be for the St. Johns Riverkeeper Organization whose vision is a thriving St. Johns River Watershed that sustains healthy ecosystems for future generations. The St. Johns Riverkeeper is a privately funded, independent and trusted voice for the St. … read more.
Many, many thanks to the Donors, Bidders and Volunteers who wholeheartedly supported our UUCJ Spirit of Life Service Auction; because of you this totally online event was a smashing success! The Fundraising Team has felt great joy in working with you, the members, on this … read more.
Our speaker this Sunday will be Terrence Freeman, newly appointed CEO of READ USA. UUCJ has done a special collection to sponsor a READ USA book fair for the students of Arlington Heights Elementary School for the past 5 years. The book fairs allow each … read more.
The capital campaign, Renewing Our Community, is moving ahead with many gifts coming in from the congregation. We are about half-way toward our goal to be able to complete the project of improving and enlarging the social hall, redesigning the kitchen, adding ADA bathrooms, and … read more.
Family Promise of Jacksonville is a nonprofit organization with the goal of helping homeless families return to self-sufficiency by obtaining employment and permanent housing. Our speaker will be Beth Mixson, development director for Family Promise. She will give us some valuable insights into the problem … read more.
Despite the pandemic, the response of our wonderful congregation to our special collections has been amazing. In 2020 UUCJ donated over $10,000 to non-profits that benefit our Jacksonville community. Considering we did not conduct collections for several months, this is a testament to the generosity … read more.
The Healthy Start Coalition leads a cooperative community effort to reduce infant mortality and improve the health of children, childbearing women and their families in Northeast Florida. Our speaker will be Lisa Read- Community Projects Liaison. Lisa will inform us of the work of this … read more.
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 … read more.