Posts from December 2016

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A Message From the Pledge Team

by UUFH

With the arrival of winter’s low dark sky, communities around the world look to the miracle of light as a sign of rebirth and a source of hope. We celebrate the promise of new life and recommit ourselves to the protection of everyone’s right to his or her own radiant humanity. This is a special […]

Soul Matters for Young(er) Adults

by UUFH

Come and help shape the group you’ve always wanted to find. The Sanctuary Brewing Company Wednesday, January 4 and 18, 6:30-8:00pm To give the first meeting a name, let’s call it “Soul Matters for Young(er) Adults.”  We’ll reflect and share in good company. Young(er) means somewhere in the range of 20-50 something years old or […]

Musings from the Music Mouse – December 2016

by UUFH

Over the River and Through the Woods – A New England Boy’s Song for Thanksgiving Day Over the river and through the woods To Grandfather’s house we go. The horse knows the way to carry the sleigh O’er the white and glist’ning snow. Over the river and through the woods Til Grandmother’s house I spy. […]

UUFH Bequest Society

by UUFH

The Endowment Committee urges you to consider legacy giving to UUFH as you make your estate and trust decisions. No matter your age, it is good to have these documents prepared and held in a safe place. You can always update and revise them as your life goes on.  The new Bequest Society form is […]

Who Does What? – December 2016

by UUFH

Regina Hutchison is the major source of inspiration for our Welcome Team, which is such a vital part of hospitality and membership! A newcomer’s first impression of our unique, accepting, welcoming atmosphere is made from the interactions initiated by our Welcome Team. Regina’s enthusiasm spreads to the team, who bring energy and love to our […]

Finding Your Way at UUFH

by UUFH

Mark your calendars now! This initiative, borrowed from UUs of Transylvania County, is planned for February 19 (snow date February 26).  What is it? Information about UU and UUFH. Who may come? All are welcome. The event was initially planned for orienting new and prospective members, but we’ve discovered that some long-time members would be […]

From Your Social Justice Team

by UUFH

We do not yet know the damage that will be done to social justice issues under the new administration. Per the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, “we must focus, even more sharply than before, on our commitment to the deeply held principles and values that are now so relentlessly under siege—justice, equality, and human rights.” You […]

A Natural Bridge – December 2016 Message from Rev. Jim McKinley

by UUFH

It’s now the Sunday before Thanksgiving and my life is returning. Part of that return comes as I recover a little more each day from an election reality that I didn’t want and wasn’t expecting. But the other part is a simple unexpected gift that I’m glad to get: the results seem to have given […]

President’s Message – December 2016

by UUFH

I remember reading an observation from the elections that we should be able to find a shorter and cheaper way to pick the worst people in America. It reminded me of a study that examined how airlines board airplanes. Any other method, including no process, just random boarding, got the plane boarded faster (nothing changed, of course, […]