Posts from January 2017

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Getting to Know Our New UUs

by UUFH

Amy Jackson Amy is a documentary filmmaker who likes taking pictures, hiking, traveling, vegan cooking, and Tibetan Buddhism. Amy volunteers with animal rescue groups and has four rescue animals: three dogs, one Karma Kitty, plus a foster dog, Skippy. Amy says it is wonderful living near her mom in the beautiful mountains of WNC. Josefa […]

A Message from the Pledge Team

by UUFH

Here we go again, another voyage around the sun with all seven billion of us hanging on for dear life. The trip can be treacherous and daunting. The trip can be joyful and fulfilling. It is always magical. As we journey together, may we flourish as never before.   Martin Seligman in his book, Flourish, states: […]

Who Does What – January 2017

by UUFH

Pat Wakeley is secretary of the Endowment and Planned Giving Committee and contributes her research and expertise to help the committee with its two major tasks: 1) to encourage people to donate to the Endowment Fund (now over $250,000), and 2) to invest the fund conservatively for current income. She feels that the committee offers […]

On the Subject of Race

by UUFH

Well, the people have spoken — and yes, after November 9, 2016, that voice still counts for something! The consensus is that we will continue our dialogue On The Subject of Race with a few tweaks here and there. The first tweak is that we will be meeting on Thursday evenings beginning on January 26th. […]

Women’s March in Asheville

by UUFH

Women’s March in Asheville Saturday, January 21, 11am-1pm, Pack Square Park In solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington, thousands of local marches are occurring throughout the US and internationally. Locally, thousands of people will be gathering in Asheville’s Pack Square Park on Saturday morning. Click here for the platform, guiding vision and definition of […]

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 […]

UUFH to Host Program: Rise Up & Call Her Name

by UUFH

Rise Up & Call Her Name is a monthly program about earth-based culture, spirituality and female empowerment. The first session is scheduled for Monday, January 9, 6:00-8:00 pm in Fellowship Hall. Experienced by thousands of groups and individuals around the world since 1995, Rise Up and Call Her Name is a self-contained 13-session course that weaves […]

A Natural Bridge – January 2017 Message from Rev. Jim McKinley

by UUFH

Beyond the simple, grounded, inclusive, self-sustaining, engaged, and hopeful understandings of the faith traditions of Unitarian Universalism and the mission of UUFH, I find myself at a loss to address the many, varied fears, hopes and emotions swirling around us all as we move into the New Year. Then I remember to pause and breathe […]

President’s Message – January 2017

by UUFH

No doubt, the most inspiring event this month was the Sunday we welcomed our new members. It was a clear reminder of how our principles of inclusiveness and respect are reaching people in the community, and I am glad to be a part of it. Thanks to everybody who participated, and a special thanks to Susan Maybin […]