Service Opportunities

Service Opportunities

Labor of Love Work Day

Saturday November 19, 8 AM to noon.  Meet at UUCJ to spruce up and repair where needed.  Opportunities for improvement include grounds cleanup, deck repair and decluttering the south wing rooms. Other suggestions are welcome. Please contact Steve Settle at if you have any questions.

Help out with our Thanksgiving Potluck

Bring your favorite dish to share! We need volunteers for the following: Saturday Set-up Set up the Social Hall on Saturday November 19th (tables, chairs, tablecloths, decor) Sunday Set-up Set up outside tables on Sunday morning before the service.  Make coffee and drinks, set out food (warm up dishes as needed, carve turkeys, etc.) Donations of a turkey or ham. Clean-Up Crew The most important people!  We need a large crew for cleaning up, loading dishwashers, and putting away tables…

Join the Fundraising Team

If you have creative skills such as photography, writing, crafting, decorating, cooking/baking, or computer skills, the Fundraising Team could use you for their annual fundraising projects! Contact Darlene Larsen for more info.

Choir Rehearsals

We’re Back!! Our choir for the holidays will start rehearsals on October 30 from 12:30 to 1:30 in the chapel.  We plan a Solstice Ceremony to see the year out and the new year in. Music readers and non-readers of all ages are invited.  We have recordings with each part so you can rehearse at home, in addition to our group rehearsal. If you’d like to pick up the music, or just look to see if it interests you, it…

The Board Needs Additional Members

The UUCJ Board currently has 5 members (out of 8 members specified in the UUCJ Bylaws). 5 members are required for a quorum. Currently one member is out of the country until the end or October. So, the Board cannot conduct any official business (including the regular monthly meeting) until the end of the October. Additional members can be appointed by the Board President with the consent of the Board to fill vacancies. Appointed members serve until the next congregational…

Labor of Love Workday October 15

Saturday, October 15, 8 a.m. to noon. Meet at UUCJ to spruce up and repair where needed.  Opportunities for improvement include grounds cleanup, deck repair and decluttering the south wing rooms.  Other suggestions are welcome.   Please contact Steve Settle at if you have any questions.

Welcome Garden

On Labor of Love Sunday, several volunteers who worked in the front north garden as you enter the church, were dismayed by all the weeds and how it has not looked very inviting for some time. This area is the first thing visitors see, and several of us have decided to take action so we will be proud of all of our beautiful campus. Hope Clayton, Darlene Larson, Betsy Deuerling, Yanella Parra, and Donna Janesky have come up with the…

Arlington Community Garden Open Hours

Our garden will be open for volunteers and visitors every 1st and 3rd Saturday from 9-12. It grows food for the pantry at Arlington Community Services  and  is located at Tree Hill Nature Center’s East (bus) entrance. (Tree Hill is located at 7152 Lone Star Road and has 2 entrances on that road). Come meet our grower, Nichole Sparks, and see what UUCJ’s organic vegetable garden is growing! This is our Green Sanctuary environmental justice project and and we especially…

Coffee Hour Volunteers needed for September

Big thank-you to the volunteers that stepped up to the plate and volunteered for August! We now have that month filled, but there are no volunteers for the month of September, and we need you! You can volunteer by adding your name by your selected date in the coffee volunteer book set out during coffee hour. You do not need to bring snacks; just set up coffee, plates and napkins and do a quick cleanup after. You will need to…

Coffee Lovers Needed!

Our kitchen is cleaned, organized and labeled, now we need volunteers to sign up for coffee hour. The sign up is for one day at a time so the more people that volunteer the easier the job. (No volunteers mean no coffee that day!). Before the service, you will follow the directions to set up coffee, set out plates and napkins, and possibly empty a dishwasher. After the service, there is a quick cleanup of the coffee pot and dishes.…