Posts from October 2015

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UUFH Celebrates Its Commitment to Renewable Energy


The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hendersonville (UUFH) is celebrating the installation of a 40-panel solar array on its sanctuary roof. This installation is evidence of the congregation’s commitment to renewable energy and is the culmination of a two year program to become more environmentally friendly according to the Green Team coordinator Jan Partin. After a […]

Urgently Needed: IAM Drivers and Back-up Dispatcher


One of the two dispatchers for Interfaith Assistance Ministry UU Drivers has recently retired. So not only do we need two or three new drivers, but we need a back-up dispatcher. The work involves 15 minutes or so on the phone six or eight times a month. You don’t even have to be at home if you take […]

The President’s Message – November 2015


I have just returned home from Judith’s service, entitled “Sweet Surrender,” and I have been pre-writing this piece in my mind for the last couple of days. Pat, my wife, encouraged me to perhaps capture something from today’s service that might inspire this monthly Beacon article. I have to tell you that the past couple of weeks […]

Let the Sunshine In Solar Panel Project Update


Good News! On October 26th, Haynes Energy Solutions finished installing a 40-solar panel array on the Sanctuary roof at UUFH! Thanks to members and friends, we have collected most of the $40,000 needed for the solar project. If you have promised support, please fulfill your commitment as soon as you are able. The solar project is accepting contributions […]

SJOT Outreach Collection – Housing Assistance Corporation


Sunday, Oct. 4 – Housing Assistance Corporation Our first SJOT Outreach Collection for the year addresses the local issue of low-income housing. Housing is a critical need in our community; we all read with horror the stories about Alpine Woods. To address this local crisis, SJOT invites your support of Housing Assistance Corporation (HAC). The organization is committed […]

UUFH Care Shawl Group Update


Have you ever had the pleasure of sitting on the porch and shucking peas with friends or relatives? Well, we don’t shuck peas much anymore, but a group of us at UUFH enjoys sitting together and doing our hand work, either knitting or crocheting, and sharing conversation and a sense of community. The UUFH Care Shawl Group meets […]