Friday, December 2, 2016

Second Saturday Book Group

1stUUPB’s Second Saturday Book Group will be meeting in the Sanctuary at 10am on Saturday, December 10, to discuss Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston.  An American classic first published in 1937, this novel has inspired writers and readers for close to 70 years.  Hurston brings us the story of Janie Crawford, a Southern Black woman in the 1930s, showing her journeys from a free-spirited girl to a woman of independence and substance.  Set in central and southern Florida in the early 20th century, the novel was initially poorly received for its rejection of “racial uplift literary prescriptions.” Today, it has come to be regarded as a seminal work in both African-American literature and women's literature.

Holiday Teacup Auction

We will be having one of our popular teacup auctions on 
During Coffee hour

We will be offering a variety of items for all ages.
Hope to see YOU there.

Raffle tickets will be $1 each
$5 for 6
$10 for 12

SmileBRING MONEY!!!Laughing

Kathe B. and Pat K.

Washington, DC Spring Social Justice Conference


The rising tide of inequality, intolerance and racism makes it more important for UUs to stand up for their values. UUJEC and UUs for Social Justice in the National Capitol Region (UUSJ) are organizing a spring conference in Washington, DC to give UUs an opportunity to advocate for a vision of a fair and compassionate society directly to decisionmakers on Capitol Hill.  We cannot take a step back on progress in equality and human rights.  Now more than ever we must act…

There are just 5 days left to contribute to our Faithify campaign to help fund conference scholarships and ensure UUs voices are heard in Washington, DC. Our faith compels us to act.  Please visit our campaign page and contribute whatever you can.  Help UUs bend the arc of history towards a more just world!!

Thank you, from the UUJEC

Sunday Service, December 11

On Sunday, December 11, 2016 Kevin Locke will lead our 10:30am service. Kevin is a member of the Sioux tribe and is a Standing Rock activist. Kevin, and his wife Ceylon, are just returning from Standing Rock and will help us understand the issues and actions from their personal perspectives as the conflict there escalates. 

Please join in welcoming Kevin and Ceylon and attend this special service.