UU summer camps

There is still time for you and your family to join a UU camp. Check out these three options: Camping in the Grove (Grades 4-7), Jul. 23-27, Murray Grove Retreat and Renewal Center in Lanoka Harbor, NJ. Southeast Unitarian Universalist Summer Institute (SUUSI), a weeklong family summer camp for UU’s Jul. 16-22, in Cullowhee, NC. The Council of Unitarian Universalist Camps and Conferences provides a resource of camps for all age and around the U.S.  

Wellspring information session

Sun., Aug. 27, 9 a.m., Music & Arts Room. RSVP to attend an information session or to enroll in the program by emailing ap@uucf.org. Rich opportunity to learn about Wellspring, a yearlong spiritual growth program. Join Wellspring leaders to learn more about the Wednesday evening and Friday morning sessions that will meet twice a month during the 2017-18 congregational year. Retreat will be on Sat., Sep. 23, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Program Building.

Calling all UUCF artists

Contact Laura Weiss. The Visual Arts Team works to coordinate art in worship, art installations in the Sanctuary and ARTspeaks, and meets monthly after the second service. The team is now scheduling fall 2017/spring 2018 programming and would like to know who wants to join (or continue to participate on) the team for the 2017-18 congregational year. This summer, we’ll plan the installations and themes for the year and explore having a consultant assess our hanging apparatus and live stream.  

Sitting With Trouble

Date: Sun., Jul. 2, 10 a.m., Sanctuary. Leader: Rev. Julie Price. Music: Sarah Jebian. Religious Exploration: No RE. Child care available to age 5 in the Sanctuary Nursery.

Saying Goodbye

by Intern Minister McKinley Sims. My partner has a hard time saying goodbye. I’ve often had to drag her out of parties or she would presumably never leave. She thrives on interaction and engagement, and I always say the only thing she’s afraid of is missing out on the party. She’s a great balance for me, because I don’t have a hard time saying goodbye. It’s not that I don’t get sad or that I don’t cherish the memories and experiences I’ve had here at UUCF, or at any of the other congregations I’ve served, or in the hospitals where I’ve worked, or in seminary, or in the schools I […]