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

Please join us at UUCF on November 12th at 11am for our Sunday service.  The Rev. Mac Legerton will provide the message and lead dialog concerning “The Spiritual and Political Challenge to Halting the Destructive Use of Unnatural, Unnecessary, and Costly, Fracked, Methane Gas: The Real Carbon Cause of Global Warming, the Sixth Extinction, and the Great Purification.” 

Service is followed by refreshments and discussion. Child care is available. 
You are welcome here!

Our speaker: Rev. Legerton is an ordained minister in the Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ. He has been engaged in community ministry in rural Eastern NC over the past 40 years. His spiritual lineage is the Christian Contemplative Tradition and Practice. He is co-founder of the Center for Community Action in Robeson County, NC which is now one of the oldest, rural, and multicultural grassroots organizations in the entire nation. Rev. Legerton is a leader in many local, state, and national social justice and sustainability programs and ministries. These include the areas of poverty reduction, environmental justice, local food, court and law enforcement reform, education advancement and reform, civil rights, inclusive and responsible governance, mental health recovery, small business development, and advancement of a more effective and successful system of disaster response. Rev. Legerton is a leader in the local, state, and national work to halt the proposed construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline through at least three states and the most vulnerable environment and populations in N.C. – that of the Eastern Coastal Plains. He can be reached at mac_cca@bellsouth.net or 910-736-5573.

Art Credit: Marx Rheburg

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.
  • 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.

REMINDER: The UUCF Sunday Services Committee will meet this Sunday, Nov. 12th immediately following our regular church service. During this meeting we will plan our church services and speakers for the next several months. Please bring your ideas to share. 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


Support Group Thanksgiving Potluck 
Saturday, November 18, 2017: 2:00pm 
For address contact: 315-400-0453 or fnctransgendersh@gmail.com More Info

Fair Courts Town Hall

Saturday, November 11 1pm-2:30pm at JD Fuller Recreational Center 6627 Old Bunce Rd. Fayetteville, NC 28314
More Info
 
PRIDE Planning Meeting
Sunday, November 12th, 2pm at Revolutionary Coworking, 100 Hay St, Fayetteville NC 28301
More Info

Sustainable Saturdays presents: Tidewater

Saturday, November 11 at 11 AM - 3 PM at Cameo Art House Theatre 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. 
Workshop: Papermaking for Kids
November 18th, 9am-Noon at Cape Fear Botanical Garden
Registration is now open through CFBG
More Info & Registration Link
P.A.C.T Steering Committee Meeting
Please join P.A.C.T. on Saturday, November 18th at 2pm for the November meeting at Headquarters Library, 300 Maiden Ln 
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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