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Souper Bowl of Caring 2015

by UUFH

The annual Souper Bowl of Caring food collection will be held on February 1 in area churches around the country. Please participate by contributing a CAN OF SOUP and A DOLLAR. Collection baskets will be placed in the foyer near the coat rack and next to the Fellowship Hall back door.

IAM Thanks UUFH Members and Friends

by UUFH

During 2014 UUFH members and friends donated, by way of the weekly collection in the Fellowship Hall, 437 pounds of food, personal care items, school supplies and clothing plus $47 in cash. It is through this generosity that the Interfaith Assistance Ministry (IAM) is able to continue helping those in need in our community.

Love Wins: An Open House Celebration of Marriage Equality

by Karen

Love Wins – an Open House Celebration of Marriage Equality will be held Monday, October 20 at 7:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. There will be singing, sharing, remembering and celebrating. Light refreshment will be served. The community is invited to come and share in the excitement of this historical event.  

Used Book Sale at UUCA

by Karen

Used Books Galore — The annual used book sale at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, featuring thousands of good-condition books in almost every category, will take place on October 24-25, 9am-4pm, at 1 Edwin Place, Asheville. For more information, call 828-254-6001.

Fran and Bob German in the News

by Karen

Fran and Bob German are in the latest issue of the Hendersonville Lightning newspaper. The article talks about their work on creating more awareness about human trafficking. The Germans, who retired to Hendersonville 10 years ago from careers in real estate sales in Florida, created a local chapter of ACT — Abolish Child Trafficking. The […]

Get More Involved with the Green Sanctuary Program

by Karen

Would you like to get more involved in the Green Sanctuary Program? The Green Team has several projects that we would love to have your help! 1. ECO is conducting another Green Home Tour in August. It’s one of the projects the Green Sanctuary has agreed to participate in this year. Please read the following […]

Yard Sale Time: Start Bringing Your Donations!

by Karen

The 2014 Yard Sale Team urges UUFH members and friends to start bringing your donations to the office carport and/or basement. If an item is large, please email Ron (rpartin@bgsu.edu) or Vicki (RE@uufhnc.org) to schedule a pick-up. WE WILL NEED A FULL COMPLEMENT OF VOLUNTEERS for many fun and important jobs – Pricing; Set-Up from Monday, […]

Drivers for IAM Still Needed

by Karen

Not everyone knows that UUFH offers a special service known as the “UU Drivers” to IAM clients who need help getting home with their supplies of food and clothing. We’ve been doing this for about 18 years, averaging more than 20 drives per month. Perhaps you would like to join this special crew who make […]

Holocaust Remembrance Week

by Karen

April 27th is the beginning of Holocaust Remembrance Week. We are partnering with Agudas Israel Congregation for the events of the week. On Sunday at 2 pm there will be a Holocaust Remembrance Service at the synagogue with a special exhibit opening for viewing afterwards. On Monday, April 28 beginning at 6pm there will be an opportunity for our youth to attend a lecture […]

Purchase Bus Tickets for the Moral March on Raleigh

by Karen

  The Mountain People’s Assembly is sponsoring buses from Asheville to Raleigh for the Moral March on Raleigh Saturday, February 8.  The cost of a bus ticket is sliding scale from $20-$50.  Seats must be reserved and purchased by Feb. 5th. There will be NO money collected the day of the rally. There are two ways to purchase tickets: 1. […]