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How does UUFH observe Copyright Law?

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Religious Services There is a Religious Exemption to US Copyright Law that states that works can be performed in religious ceremonies. This exemption does NOT extend to copying the performance. We can sing anything in our service, but we cannot record it or make copies of the printed material. This is why our UUFH orders […]

Social Justice and Outreach Team Update

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The Social Justice and Outreach Team (SJOT) has donated $500 to Pisgah Legal Services’ current fundraising campaign. The campaign has a matching funds offer, capped at $20,000, which doubles the impact of other donations. The combined donations ($40,000) will be used to increase the capacity of Pisgah Legal’s immigration team. “The mission of Pisgah Legal […]

Family Ministry and Community Update – July 2017

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Last month, I started a “where are they now” segment in my column to update our congregation on where some of the youth who graduated from our RE Program are now. These names will take you all back a bit.   ∙ Cosmo Pernie has just been accepted into the Masters of Computer Science at NC […]

President’s Message – July 2017

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Jim’s reflection at the recent service honoring our high school graduating seniors got me to reflect on an experience I had earlier in the year. I was staying in a Fairfield Inn in Roanoke, VA, on my way back from Washington, DC, and headed to the free breakfast in the morning. It was winter, and the weather […]

What is Copyright Law?

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Most people have only a vague understanding of what copyright law is. We hear about it because of lawsuits reported in the news or because we attend a performance where the program states that recording is forbidden. Copyright law says that only the creator of a work has the right to copy it in any […]

Some Adult Enrichment Groups Taking a Summer Break

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UUFH Women’s Discussion Group We will be taking July and August off this summer, and will start again in September. Have a great summer! UUFH Men’s Discussion Group We will be taking July and August off this summer and will start again in September. Have a great summer!  Care Shawl Group The group is taking July off, […]

Who Does What? – Peggy and Ed Law

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We have Joan Jackson to thank for introducing Peggy and Ed Law to the UUFH. Peggy became a member in 2011 after only two visits. Peggy has told many of us that she thought they were going to have to move from Hendersonville, but then she found UUFH and found her people! Having retired from […]

UUFH Volunteer Opportunities

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Facilities Maintenance: If you are handy and want to help keep the components of our facilities in safe working order, contact Tom Repici. (The committee does not take on major issues—competitive bids from contractors are sought for those needs.) Landscape Committee: Want to help with keeping our campus beautiful?  Contact Chuck Elston. Pulpit Flower Team: We […]

UUFH Supports Habitat for Humanity’s ThriventBuilds Project

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UUFH has joined with several other local congregations in Habitat for Humanity’s ThriventBuilds project. The construction of a home in the Dodd Meadows Community in East Flat Rock is a partnership between Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity. Both organizations are dedicated to building affordable housing in the communities they serve.  New homeowners are carefully screened […]

Henderson County Dream Scholarship

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Making the DREAM a Reality Recipients and supporters attended the Second Annual DREAM Scholarship Breakfast, held recently at St. James Episcopal Church in Hendersonville. The Henderson County Dream Scholarship was formed by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hendersonville in 2012 after the Dream Act failed to become law. It is funded by six faith communities. The […]