THE BEACON:  November 12, 2017
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November 26, 2017 Service

Please join us at UUCF on November 26th at 11am for our Sunday service entitled "Seeds of Gratitude Produce a Harvest of Hope."

Child care is available during service. What a joy to relax and have a meal with Friends! Join us at UUCF for a Thanksgiving Leftovers Potluck Meal THIS Sunday just following our 11am service! 
You are welcome here!

Our speaker: Rachelle Hertle is a full-time student pursing a degree in social work with a focus on trauma treatment. A certified yoga teacher, Rachelle has found mental healing through her yoga practice and wants to bring the same healing to others. Rachelle is also a foster parent, a foster parenting advocate, and serves as the Secretary of the Cumberland County Foster Parent Association. We are proud to call Rachelle a member of our congregation!

  • On-going: UUCF collects toiletries for Fayetteville Urban Ministries. Donations welcome. 
  • On-going: Wednesdays at 6:30pm is Religious Exploration for Adults, hosted by Kent Smith at 115 Hale St, Fayetteville. Coffee, refreshments and conversation. Children welcome for independent play.
  • The UU Small and Mighty conference has been rescheduled for sometime in the Spring.
  • IMPORTANT REMINDER: Our next potluck is the Sunday after Thanksgiving, November 26, immediately following the service. Please bring your leftover Thanksgiving dinner to share with friends.
  • HELP NEEDED: Our newest partner, Cape Fear Indivisble, is in need of manpower at their November 29th Health Care Summit. Please contact Rob at 920-246-8134 if you are available to assist. 

REMINDER: We are collecting toys and gift cards for Cumberland County foster children through December 3rd. Bring in NEW items for kids of all ages. Thanks for all you do!

Social Justice & Community
We support these community organizations:
Fayetteville Urban Ministry - Quaker House - Breaking Rag 
Fayetteville PRIDE - Fayetteville PFLAG - Fayetteville NOW
Sustainable Sandhills - Fayetteville P.A.C.T.  
Transgender Safe Haven - Cumberland County Foster Care 
Cape Fear IndivisibleMore Info

Transgender Safe Haven Support Group

Support Group Meetings are Saturdays at 2pm. 
Hotline: 315-400-0453
Contact: Storm Silvermane  Learn More

Sustainable Sandhills presents: Water Warriors Screening

Thursday, December 7 at 6PM - 9PM at Revolutionary Coworking More Info
Clean Energy Summit: March 9 & 10, 2017
Interested in joining the UU-led Stewardship of Earth Committee?  Sign-up and join this Sunday. 
Day of Giving Event
Friday, Dec 1, 2017 6am-7pm located at 1921 Skibo Rd behind Chick Fil A
More Info
P.A.C.T Steering Committee Meeting
Please join P.A.C.T. on Saturday, November 27th via Teleconference 
December Monthly Meeting
Dec. 7th, 7pm at Fairfield Inn & Suites. More Info
Our UU Principles
1st PrincipleThe inherent worth and dignity of every person.
2nd PrincipleJustice, equity and compassion in human relations.
3rd PrincipleAcceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations.
4th PrincipleA free and responsible search for truth and meaning.
5th PrincipleThe right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large.
6th Principle: The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all.
7th Principle: Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.
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