Yearly Archives: 2016

January 1, 2017

10:30 am – 3P Service: Phun, Phellowship, and Pancakes!

Pancakes and omelettes are on the hot menu with Paul Gore cooking. Honey and sorghum provided. Please bring toppings for pancakes, such as fruit and syrups, and omelettes, including onion, green pepper, mushrooms, bacon bits, cheese, etc. We’ll have a great time ringing in the New Year together!

December 25, 2016

11:00 a.m. – Special Intergenerational Holiday Service:

Let’s Have a UUCJ Christmas!!!

Come out this Sunday for a star-studded Christmas spectacular where UUCJ’s own Todd Allen works to teach Scrooge McJustin what it means to be a Unitarian Universalist during Christmas. This interactive Sunday special will involve lots of fun, singing, and maybe even a few special guests!

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NOTE: Forum will not meet.


December 18, 2016

divese hands9:30 a.m. – Forum: Election Connection, Part II, led by Patricia Ice

We will continue our processing of our feelings about the presidential election process and outcomes and our plans for moving forward to ensure we have a better educated and humane population that respects and embraces women, racial minorities, LGBTQ, religious minorities, and immigrants. This time is to share in beloved community how we will build together. All are welcome to attend!

uu coffee mug10:30 a.m. – Coffee Fellowship

Join us for a cup of coffee, a snack, and conversations!

11:00 a.m. – Service: Winter Solstice, led by Jim Becker and Special Guest

Join us as we celebrate the turning of the wheel once more! As we prepare for the darkest day of the year, let us celebrate the return of light.

11:00 a.m. – Religious Exploration:

  • Chalice Children (ages 5-8): Wonderful Welcome – Through stories, song, guided play, and arts and crafts, the Chalice Children will explore and share the intangible gifts of welcoming central to Unitarian Universalism such as kindness, love, friendship, hospitality, and fairness.
  • U.U. Kids (ages 9-14): Amazing Grace: Exploring Right and Wrong – Through stories, discussion, and activities, the U.U. Kids will develop their own moral compass to guide them on the path toward becoming empathetic and responsible teenagers and adults.
  • YUUth (ages 15-17): Cosmos: A Personal Voyage The YUUth class will begin watching “The Backbone of Night” (episode 7). We will learn about various ancient myths related to the stars at the beginning of this episode, and towards the end we’ll learn about competing schools of thought about relations between scientists and the public in ancient Greece.

Childcare is available from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Potluck212:30 p.m. – Monthly Potluck Luncheon

Bring your favorite fall dish or “fair” food to share! Let’s enjoy the best of the season with food and fellowship!

December 11, 2016

Comos9:30 a.m. – Forum: Cosmos – led by Laura Walizer

Join us for another episode of the critically-praised and award-wining series presented by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson using a storytelling approach to share current scientific knowledge about our world and the universe and the people, fueled by wonder and skepticism, who gave us these theories and discoveries.

uu coffee mug10:30 a.m. – Coffee Fellowship

Join us for a cup of coffee, a snack, and conversations!

11:00 a.m. — Service: Christmas Holiday Intergenerational Service – led by Dary Shenefelt and Stacy Callender

Join us for our traditional intergenerational service to celebrate a number of Christmas holiday traditions including a Christmas play, a visit from Santa Lucia (Saint Lucy), and the singing of the 12 days of Christmas! People of all ages are welcome to participate!

Childcare is available from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Voting12:30 p.m. – Fall Congregational Meeting 

During our fall congregational meeting, annual reports will be presented from the Board, Advisory Councils, Ministry Teams, and Taskforces. We will also vote on the 2017 budget and renewal of Minister Justin McCreary’s contract. All voting members should attend to ensure quorum. (NOTE: Proxy voting is not permitted.) Friends and guests are welcome to attend.