Posts from June 2016

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UUFH to Partner with Creation Care Alliance

by UUFH

The UUFH Board voted recently to become a partner with Creation Care Alliance (CCA), a network of congregations united around a moral and spiritual call to preserve the integrity, beauty, and health of the Earth. Their mission is to engage hearts and minds through education, service, and advocacy. In June 2014, CCA officially became a […]

UUFH Yard Sale: Volunteer and Donate!

by UUFH

We have lots of volunteers in place, although if you can help with set up or clean up, we could use your help. Promotion to the community will begin appearing in the next couple of weeks, so the word will be getting out! What we need now are DONATIONS! Please let your friends and family know that we’d […]

Musings from the Music Mouse – June 2016

by UUFH

What do you suppose it was like the very first time one of those nearly-hairless apes picked up a long, hollow bone from which all the meat had been picked, found a hole on one side of it, and blew across it? The otherworldly sound it emitted, and then, miraculously, an answering call from across the meadow […]

Pastoral Associates—Who Are They, and What Do They Do?

by UUFH

Our Minister, Rev. Jim McKinley, is in charge of the Pastoral care at UUFH. There are major life events that only he can address, including deaths, critical illness, and those requiring pastoral counseling. But in a congregation of 200-plus members and friends, it is not always possible for Jim to attend to every person who has a pastoral […]

Dream Scholarship Contributions

by UUFH

If you missed the opportunity last Sunday, you can still make a contribution to this month’s SJOT Outreach for Dream Scholarships through the end of June. Drop your check in Sunday’s collection basket or mail to UUFH, 409 E. Patterson St., Hendersonville, NC 28739. Note in your check’s memo line: DREAM SCHOLARSHIP. Thank you!

PFLAG & Local Churches to Hold Vigil for Victims & Families of Orlando Massacre at UUFH

by UUFH

PFLAG Press Release – June 16, 2016: The Flat Rock-Hendersonville Chapter of PFLAG (Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), United Church of Christ of Hendersonville, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hendersonville, and Sacred Journey of Hendersonville are joining together for a vigil supporting the victims of the massacre at the Orlando gay nightclub […]

PFLAG and UUFH to Host Transgender Panel

by UUFH

Saturday, June 18th, 10am, at the Biltmore Park Hilton (Pisgah Ballroom A), 1 Town Square Blvd., Asheville The Flat Rock-Hendersonville Chapter of PFLAG (Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) and UUFH are co-sponsors for the upcoming Cultivating Community Across the Gender Spectrum Event. The transgender panel discussion will be moderated by Reverend Mykal […]

Meet our N-UU-est Members

by UUFH

On May 2, our membership was increased by three: Janice Brooks, Harriett Hilton, and Cheryl Snyder. Brief bios provided by Janice and Cheryl appear below. Harriett was in the middle of a move, and her bio will be in the July Beacon. Please make sure to meet and greet these delightful new members. Janice Brooks: Moving to Hendersonville […]

Caregiver’s Support Group Comes to a Close

by UUFH

On May 12th, the Caregiver’s Support group that began in October 2010, held its last meeting. For over five and a half years of monthly meetings, many UUFH members and friends joined us, worked with us, and then moved on with their lives when their situations evolved. Several members were with us the entire duration. With attrition we have […]

UUA General Assembly

by UUFH

General Assembly will be in Columbus, Ohio, June 22-26. UUs gather to participate in the business of the association and to “form a learning community.” This year, we will also elect a new president of the UUA! To learn more visit uua.org, General Assembly and click “Here are three ways to prepare”. Rev. Jim is going, and UUFH […]