Posts from April 2015

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Have You Ever Wondered?

by UUFH

Have You Ever Wondered… What are those funny numbers at the bottom of the page in our Singing the Living Tradition hymnal? Did you ever look at all the information that is on the page of your favorite hymn? There’s a lot of data provided, including: the title of the hymn, the composer of the music, the […]

Clinic Cookers Needed

by UUFH

There is a lesser-known UUFH Outreach Program: Clinic Cookers. We provide cookies and fruit on the third Tuesday of each month for the 10 volunteers who run that evening’s clinic at The Free Clinics. The volunteers come from their day jobs and our food donation is part of their evening meal. This program is an easy one […]

More Drivers Needed for IAM

by UUFH

UUFH offers a special service known as the “UU Drivers” to IAM clients who need help getting home with their loads of food and clothing. We’ve been doing this for about 20 years, averaging more than 20 drives per month. Perhaps you would like to join this special crew who give direct, personal help to people in […]

SJOT Call for Nominations for 2015 Unsung Hero Award

by UUFH

The Social Justice Outreach Team (SJOT) announces the yearly call for nominations for the UUFH Unsung Hero Award. The process and criteria are simple: those nominated for this award should be UUFH members who have made, and are making, a solid, continuing contribution to UUFH and/or the larger community. A nominee’s contributions may not be generally well known […]

Green Sanctuary Garden Program

by UUFH

Spring is here and it’s time to get our gardens going again. Last year as part of our Green Sanctuary initiative, we embarked on a program to bring together members who have suitable unused garden space and those who would like to garden, but have no space of their own. The idea is to promote home gardening […]

From your Pledge Team: LET IT SHINE!

by UUFH

What a wonderful kick-off we had at our March 15th Sunday service for the 2015-2016 Pledge Drive. The music was spectacular (thanks to the choir, Katherine, Todd and Paul) and the message of resilience was just right for the occasion. We are after all a resilient congregation! The Chili cook-off was also a great hit according to […]

A Natural Bridge – April 2015

by UUFH

A Monthly Newsletter from Our Minister – Rev. Jim McKinley As I’ve grown older, words I thought I knew have taken on new meaning. The new meanings reveal new understandings. The new light they cast gives life a different look; more often than not it’s a look that renews energy and restores hope. Religion itself is such a […]

The President’s Message: Declarations of Human Rights

by UUFH

Because of my background as an archivist, it is understandable that I am drawn to documents and the belief that words on paper (or clay tablets, papyrus, or animal skins) can and do have enduring value. A classic example is the Magna Carta. Within several months this remarkable document will be 800 years old. This Great Charter […]

Making Connections Update

by UUFH

We’ve had good times with the Connections activities. Following is a status report on the different areas of interest: Peggy Law reported that Let’s All Go to The Movies will be a quarterly event. We had a great time watching “Big Eyes” together in February, and look forward to our next outing this spring! Watch the weekly […]