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THE BEACON: Summer Wrap-up! August 27, 2017 
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Summer Services: It's a Wrap!

Our 2017 July & August Summersong Series is now complete, with our congregation coming together to wrap up the summer with a Potluck & Book Share on August 27th. Regular services, with children's care and education resume next week on September, 3, 2017 at 11am. Sundays services are at 11am, followed by refreshments and fellowship.
More info on the Sept 3rd service topic to come in next week's newsletter. 

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.
  • Thank you for all the school supply donations for DSS! The evening was amazing for the children - From Rachel Hertle
  • Susan and Elliott Gyaben are hosting a team for the Fort Brag 5K run/walk for any who would like to join them.
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. 
Cumberland County Foster Care - More Info

Transgender Safe Haven

Transgender Safe Haven Support Groups meetings are Saturdays at 2pm, beginning Sept 2nd at UUCF 669 Country Club Dr. They are also looking for crisis hotline volunteers. Training will be provided. Contact Storm Silvermane.

Fayetteville NC PRIDE

Pinic: An open invitation from Fayetteville PRIDE to their community Pinic on September 9th.  Visit the Event Page
Planning Meeting: August 27, 2-3:30pm at Revolutionary Co-working, 100 Hay St. 1st Floor

NOW: Birth Rights Salon

Fayetteville Chapter of NOW is hosting a salon on September 2, 2017, 2pm-5pm at 2724 Altgero Ave. The topic of this salon is "Birth Rights". These Salons aim to promote thoughtful discussion and point to activism opportunities around a variety of feminist topics. 
Visit the Event Page

Teach-in: Standing for Symbols of Inclusion

An open invitation from Cape Fear Indivisible to a teach-in and discussion about the importance of symbols of inclusion in our community and the history behind Confederate memorials. September 7, 2017 6:30-7:30 at Revolutionary Co-Working, 100 Hay St. First Floor 
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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