Posts from May 2017

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Save the Date: UUFH Yard Sale

by UUFH

Saturday, July 22, 8am – Noon It’s time for spring cleaning and decluttering, so as you get your household in order, donate those clean, usable items you no longer need to the UUFH Yard Sale. If you can hold on to your items until the week of July 16th, that would be best. However, if […]

Who Does What?

by UUFH

Phyllis and “Skip” Sheldon joined UUFH in 2000. They were invited by friends, Paul and Simone Shoemaker, to come “take a look.” Seventeen years later, the Sheldon’s are seldom missing at Sunday services. You’ll see Phyllis on the first row of the choir, and Skip generally sits at the back near the door to help […]

A Message from the Pledge Team – Better Together  

by UUFH

We were very pleased to be Pledge Team leaders for 2017-18, along with Liz Curtis. Getting together with UUFH members and friends, visiting many of you in your homes, enjoying our Friday night Italian-themed dinner with Scottish dancing, the ice cream social, and hearing from those that shared why they believe in UUFH, were some […]

Join the Pulpit Flower Team

by UUFH

We are seeking a new volunteer to join us beginning in July in providing floral arrangements for the pulpit on Sundays. You would be responsible for an arrangement one Sunday a month: fresh, dried, or silk, or any combination thereof! We plan a month in advance so you will have plenty of flexibility to choose the […]

Group Singing: The Future of Humanity

by UUFH

When singing a song together, we become participants rather than observers of others. Singing gives us an opportunity to make ourselves really and truly present. No one has to be a perfect singer or have the most beautiful voice to be a part of a group. As a well-known quotation reads, “The woods would be very […]

Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?

by UUFH

Thursday evening, May 25th, 6-8pm and Thursday evening, June 1, 6-8pm Does the title sound familiar? It’s the title of a book written by Dr. King in 1968. In light of the current social political climate in our nation, as well as the current news from our UUA regarding the resignation of President Morales, obviously the question is just as important for our […]

May Outreach – Youth Hunger

by UUFH

Our next Outreach Collection, on May 21st, will be to help reduce Youth Hunger by benefiting those community programs that help ensure our children and youth have the sustenance they need to grow, learn, play, and lead healthy, productive lives. Thirty percent of the funds will support Feed the Kids, which provides a hot meal […]

Youth Hunger Outreach Collection – May 21

by UUFH

Our next Outreach Collection, (rescheduled from April 23), will be to reduce Youth Hunger by benefiting those community programs that help our children and youth have the sustenance they need to grow, learn, play, and lead healthy, productive lives. Thirty percent of the funds collected will support the Feed the Kids Coalition, which provides a […]

Getting To Know Our New UUs

by UUFH

Judy Rountree-Benedict and Bob Benedict Bob and Judy have lived in Flat Rock for almost six years. Bob was a Political Science Professor for 36 years; Judy was a dietitian at the VA for 30 years. Bob has an interest in photography, and is the editor of the newsletter and on the Board of the Camera […]

Hendersonville Humanism Group

by UUFH

Exploring Humanism: The Good Life Isaac Asimov, Albert Einstein, Gloria Steinem, Albert Schweitzer, Linus Pauling, Kurt Vonnegut:  what do these famous people have in common? They are all Humanists! Humanism is a philosophy that emphasizes the value of human beings, individually and collectively, and affirms their ability to improve their lives through the use of […]