Posts from December 2015

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2015 UUFH Craft Fair a Success


The Craft Fair was a success again this year. We made $2,090 that was donated directly to the UUFH general operating fund. Thanks to the many crafters and buyers, we joined forces to create, sell, and/or purchase quality items and had a great time doing it. The social benefit of our event is always significant. […]

Sharing the Pulpit—Finding Your Voice


Over the past year, in the UU tradition of sharing the pulpit, members and friends of UUFH have been finding their voices and bringing to our congregation deeply felt and carefully crafted reflections for Sunday morning worship. They participated in a homiletics (the art of preaching) seminar, one held in the fall of 2014 and one in the […]

The Music Mouse – December 2015


What a wonderful problem: the ushers ran out of programs for Cantaria’s concert in our sanctuary on October 24! The voices that make up the Gay Men’s Chorus of Asheville rang out in harmony from the first note to the last, and members of the audience were mesmerized. “Music,” wrote Victor Hugo, “expresses that which cannot be […]

Religious Educations Matters – December 2015


As I write this article, I am reflecting on our December theme: Expectation. What a wonderful feeling of hopeful anticipation this time of year brings to “children” of all ages. I still get that sensation of expectation whenever I contemplate the joys I associate with the holidays. For me it is about family and friends and generosity; not […]

A Message from the Committee on Ministries and the Sabbatical Team


The Committee on Ministries and the Minister’s Sabbatical Team have met several times this fall. Although the focus of each of these groups is unique, both are interested in providing a “non-anxious presence” to the congregation in the temporary absence of our parish minister. The Committee on Ministries: Most of the committees that share the work of […]