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Join the Pulpit Flower Team

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

UUFH Unsung Hero Award – Call for Nominations

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The Social Justice Outreach Team announces the yearly call for nominations for the UUFH Unsung Hero award. The process and criteria are simple: nominees should be UUFH members who have made/are making a solid continuing contribution to UUFH and/or the larger community. Please think about the folks you know in this congregation. Some one person […]

Moments of Truth: Creating Authentic Connection Between People

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Compassionate Listening + Positive Expression = Moments of Truth Two-part Series, Sunday May 7 and 21. 12:30 -2:30 (light lunch provided) Presented by Pam & Charley Rogers Part One:  The Art of Compassionate Listening Sunday, May 7, 12:30– 2:30pm, Fellowship Hall “The shortest distance between two people is story.” “An enemy is one whose story […]

Family Ministry and Community Update – May 2017

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What does Family Ministry mean?  Since we began programming for children in this congregation, we have called what we provided Religious Education, or RE, for short. Everyone had a good understanding of what RE meant. It was what the kids did on Sunday mornings and occasional special events. That included RE Classes, Social Action Projects, […]