Topic: Society & Culture

A Conversation on the Vision for the Foundation and for Jacksonville

Our speaker, Isaiah Oliver, is the President of the Community Foundation of Northeast Florida. Mini-Concert: Patrick Plumlee and Laura D’Alisera are long-time Jacksonville residents who play Americana, old time music, bluegrass and other eclectic favorites. Laura is an award-winning songwriter and together they have harmonized for more than 30 years and are working on new

Finding Our Humanity

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Finding Our Humanity
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Join us for our annual New Year’s retrospective with Donna Janesky!

The Joy of Books

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
The Joy of Books
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Award-winning writer Shutta Crum looks at why certain books (or other art) stay with us all our lives. What makes a particular book so special? She addresses what she calls the “4 Hs” of any book that matters. Those are “heart,” “hurt,” “hope,” and “humor.”

Mindful Consumption

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Mindful Consumption
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Join Peter Racine in making gift-giving and receiving more meaningful as we explore our “spiritual or ethical cost of living” as Unitarian Universalists.

Grateful to be Liberal: Why Liberalism is the Only Solution to Humanity’s Woes

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Grateful to be Liberal: Why Liberalism is the Only Solution to Humanity’s Woes
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The latest assault against liberalism began in the 1980’s and so successfully defamed the word that today even liberals avoid calling themselves such. Yet liberalism is the only ideology that has proven to advance both society and the individual throughout human history. In this sermon we’ll hear the reasons for this audacious claim and learn

Celebrating the Heritage of our Arlington Neighborhood

Our Special Collection this Sunday is Old Arlington, Inc., ​​a community-based nonprofit  whose mission is to enhance and preserve the architecture, culture,  and history of the Arlington community. Our speaker, Steve Marchette, is the President of Old Arlington Inc. Donate to Old Arlington, Inc.: Mini-Concert: Singalong with Hope, Kim & Darlene featuring “Old Tyme” American

Stand Up Together

Rev. Green’s sermon will focus on responding to the recent racially motivated murders in Jacksonville, and ways to come together against hate. Rev. Green will be using text from the Old Testament: Isaiah 58:12: “Your ancient ruins will be rebuilt. You will raise up the foundations of many generations. You shall be called the repairer

Central America…Who Cares

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Central America...Who Cares
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Continuing our summer theme on “How can We Change the World?,” Peter Racine will talk about the crisis facing Central America, particularly women and girls and the Foundation that he and his wife Kelly started seven years ago, The Center for Central American Empowerment, and it’s work to protect and empower women and girls, strengthen

Our Hope in Finding Each Other

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Our Hope in Finding Each Other
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Come join us for our next installment for our Summer Series entitled “How can We Change the World?” This Sunday we are pleased to welcome Matt Hartley, the director of the UNF Interfaith Center. Mini-Concert: Donna Frost Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Donna Frost is a traveling troubadour with decades of performing and touring experience. Expertly weaving