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THE BEACON:  September 17, 2017: Mabon - The Autumn Equinox 
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September 17, 2017 Service: Mabon - Autumn Equinox

Join us for Mabon - The Autumn Equinox: Honoring Balance & Change.

Join us September 17th at 11am. Our service will cover discussion and rituals about pagan holiday Mabon, Autumn Equinox, familiar symbols such as pumpkins, leaves, and apple cider, and universal ideas about transformation, reflection, balance and more. The service and message will be facilitated by UU member: Trish Brownlee.

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.
  • Democracy NC presents Faith in Democracy - Sept 19, 2017, 10:00am at Hood Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church, 2801 Rose Hill Road in Fayetteville. Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, and the NC Council of Churches in rebuilding and defending “Faith in Democracy.” More Info
  • 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

Transgender Safe Haven Support Group

Learn more at the public Facebook group and the table at the PRIDE Community Pinic . 
Email: fnctransgendersh@gmail.com 
Hotline: 315-400-0453

 

Fayetteville NC PRIDE

Planning Meeting
Pinic: An open invitation from Fayetteville PRIDE to their Planning Meeting, 2pm at Revolutionary Coworking, 100 Hay St.  Visit the Event Page
 
2017 Clean Energy Summit
Planning Meeting

An open invitation from Sustainable Sandhills on September 20, at 11:30 AM to discuss planning the 2018 Sandhills Clean Energy Summit. More Info
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
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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