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THE BEACON:  December 10, 2017 "Hanukkah and Miracles"
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December 10, 2017 Service: Hanukkah and Miracles

Please join us at UUCF on December 10th at 11am for our Sunday Service entitled "Hanukkah and Miracles."

Child care is available during service. Service is followed by food and fellowship just after our 11am service!  You are welcome here!

Our speaker: Shelley Carnes is a member of our congregation. Shelley is a transplant from Biloxi, MS. She converted to Judaism at the age of 18 and now enjoys the diversity of the UU tradition. She is joyfully employed at Hoke 1st Health as an Imaging/CT Tech.

Art Credit: Joanne Fink

Announcements: 
  • 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.
  • Board Meeting: Our next board meeting is on December 17, 2017 following service. All are welcome to attend. 
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. 
Email: fnctransgendersh@gmail.com  
Hotline: 315-400-0453
Contact: Storm Silvermane  Learn More


Reminder from Transgender Safe Haven: NC TSH is adopting some Foster parents for the Holidays. We are taking donations of presents (unwrapped), gift cards, money, or services (I.e., spas, photography, etc.) We are taking donations right on up till the 22nd of Dec. If you would like to show our Foster parents some love this year you can contact us.

Clean Energy Summit: March 9 & 10, 2017
Interested in joining the UU-led Stewardship of Earth Committee? Join this Sunday. 

Fayetteville Pride Holiday Social
 December 10th at 2pm located at Revolutionary Coworking, 100 Hay St. Fayetteville More Info
NOW Holiday Party
Tuesday, December 19 at 5 PM - 7 PM, Sammio's Restaurant 2623 Raeford Rd, Fayetteville More Info
December Monthly Meeting
January 4th, 7pm at Fairfield Inn & Suites.
More Info

This month's International Council of Unitarians and Universalists Global Chalice Lighting words come from Rev. Aryanto Nugroho, minister of the Unitarian Christian Church of Indonesia. Read the words & other translations at www.icuu.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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