Aug. 4, 2019. By Rev. David A. Miller. On election night in November 2008, I, like most of the world, watched as the U.S. elected its first black president. I was also in my final year of seminary and as I stood there I thought, “Oh my god, does this mean we are in a […]
Archives for August 2019
Sun., Sep, 8, 12:15-2 p.m., Sanctuary Commons & UUCF grounds. UUCF will provide hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks. This year, the Climate Action Group will provide meat alternatives. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. Volunteers needed to help with the picnic and children’s activities. Sign up here. Questions? Contact Mary Foster, 703-281-4230. […]
Sat., Aug. 24, 9-11 a.m., Social Hall Kitchen and Sun., Aug. 25, 6:30-8:30 a.m., Sanctuary Kitchen and deliveries in the community. UUCF youth and adult volunteers donate and prepare (Saturday) and reheat and deliver (Sunday) 60-80 hot breakfasts to homeless clients on a bimonthly basis. Sign up to help. Questions or to be added to […]
Fall RE classes begin in 3 weeks and we still need eight volunteer teachers at 11:15 a.m. and one more at 9:15 to offer our full slate of classes at both services. If you are kind, patient, fun-loving and young at heart, then you have the attributes needed to be a teacher in UUCF’s Religious […]
Volunteers needed to help teach English to adults in Reston on Tuesday mornings from September through early June 2020. We team teach using prepared curriculum. No experience needed; flexible scheduling. Contact Lily Reider.
UUCF returns to its regular worship schedule on Sun., Sep. 8, with services at 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. Fourteen volunteers are needed each Sunday to help morning worship run smoothly. Can you help once a month (first Sunday, second Sunday, etc.) or on individual dates? Currently, the need is great for ushers at the 9:15 […]
Sermon 08.18.19: Q&A Service by Rev. David A. Miller
UUCF Community Chorale rehearsals resume Aug. 29. Meets most Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m., Sanctuary. Check the calendar. Open to high schoolers and adults. Drop-ins welcome. Performs two Sundays a month. This ensemble represents the deep spirit of community building at UUCF; no experience needed. Practice music and recordings are provided when possible. Questions? Contact Laura Weiss.
Rehearsals resume Aug. 27. Grade 7-adult. Meets most Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m., Music & Arts Room. Check the calendar. Interested? Contact Director Gina Wells. No musical experience needed. This handbell ensemble performs in worship throughout the year and attends area-wide performances. Perfect for families to do together!
Sermon 08.11.19: “Getting Messy” by Rev. Rebecca Benner