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THE BEACON:  September 24, 2017: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
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September 24, 2017 Service: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Join us September 24th at 11am for our service: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
The service and message will be facilitated by UU member Shelly Carnes. Shelley and her spouse Dianne are members 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. Service is followed by refreshments and discussion. Child care is available. You are welcome here!

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.
  • An interest meeting for those who would like to plan our role at the 2017 Climate Summit in Partnership with Sustainable Sandhills will be held after service on October 1st, with the first meeting on October 15th. Our goal will be to facilitate a session at the summit on various religious viewpoints on climate and caring for the planet. 
  • 2017 NC Pride at Night: September 30th with events in both Raleigh & Durham. More Info
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 
More Info
2018 Clean Energy Summit

UUCF is invited to help facilitate a session on religious viewpoints on climate change and caring for a planet. An interest meeting will take place at UUCF after service on October 1st. 
Public Hearing: Atlantic Coast Pipeline
September 21, 2017 - 6:30pm, 130 Gillespie St Public Hearing to discuss an application by Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC for a Special Use Permit to construct a microwave communications tower on unincorporated land near Swamp Road outside Fayetteville. More Info

Transgender Safe Haven Support Group

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

Mobilizing Women NOW! 
NC NOW State Conference

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 9am-6pm in Fayetteville. More Info
Hosted by Fayetteville NAACP and Quaker House of Fayetteville NC
From our friends at Quaker House:

The Parsons in Concert at Quaker House  
Friday, September 29th, 7:30 pm, Quaker House, 223 Hillside Ave, Fayetteville, NC, 29910. Suggested donation: $10, children free. 
This is a special concert to welcome the new director of Quaker House, Kindra Bradley.
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