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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Franklin, NC

Sunday, June 9, 2019
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SUNDAY, June 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

Cecil Bothwell

Annual Meeting

This Sunday we gather to celebrate our 5th Principle.

The right of conscience and the use of the democratic
process within our congregations and in society at large

Service Leader: Mary Teslow
Greeters: Tom & Sue Ann Reisdorph
Musicians: Warren Riley & Mike Holland
Media: Gene Brown, Flowers: Randy Howington-Extine
Hosts: Shalimar Anderson

Announcements: contact the Service Leader
For upcoming services,
click on the chalice below to view our website.

Choir Rehearsal 10 am Sunday
All Are Welcome

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UUFF Events and Happenings
Click on the chalice to visit the UUFF website.

Game Night Friday 6/7 at 6:30pm!

More fun and games for the whole family.  Doors open 6:30pm, they close when the last game is won.  If you have a favorite game, please bring it along.  Also, bring a favorite beverage, a snack to share, a friend and a smile.

This is a free community event located at the UU Fellowship of Franklin, 89 Sierra Dr, Franklin.           Please call if have any questions: 828-524-3691

Spirituality Discussion: Sunday, June 9th 9:30am-10:30am 
The Power of Mysticism

The power of mysticism has caused people all over the world and centuries to follow a path or perform deeds they wouldn’t ordinarily do.  Why is mysticism so strong and how does it affect you?

All are welcome to participate in these open sessions on the 2nd Sunday of each month from 9:30-10:30 before service.  All comments are welcome and opinions are respected.  It is important to formulate one’s own ideas, gain insights from others and participate in dialog to better get to know each other. 828 524-3691

Sunday Service
June 9, 2019 - 11:00 am 
Please plan to attend
to celebrate our 5th principle.

Materials have been mailed to members.

Marge Abel and Carla Woodmansee are planning a community quilt project to be put together by members and friends of UUFC. Each block could reflect an aspect of our UU community and even the larger community. We will use our imaginations and incorporate all skill levels.

We would like to hold our first meeting on July 7th after the Potluck.  Please feel free to let Carla Woodmansee know your thoughts and questions before then. We are excited that this will be a fun project, allowing us to strengthen the bonds that already exist between us, to create new bonds and make new friends, and to build a stronger community. It will be “sew” much fun. We’re on “pins and needles.” Click on the link below to learn about a collaborative quilt project described in UU World.

Joys & Concerns Straw Poll ResultsStraw Poll

Thank you to the 22 folks who responded to the straw poll asking for feedback on the change of Joys & concerns from the closing circle to the end of the service.  The Worship Committee and the Board have reviewed the results and have decided to keep joys & concerns in its current location.

Results:  Strongly Like: 9 / Like: 7 / Neutral: 1 / Dislike: 3 / Strongly Dislike: 2
Fellowship Contribution Campaign

We Build on Foundations We Did Not Lay

We build on foundations we did not lay

We warm ourselves by fires we did not light

We sit in the shade of trees we did not plant

We drink from wells we did not dig

We profit from persons we did not know

This is as it should be.

Together we are more than any
one person could be.

Together we can build across the generations.

Together we can renew our hope and faith
in the life that is yet to unfold.

Together we can heed the call to
a ministry of care and justice.

We are ever bound in community.

May it always be so.

Rev. Peter Raible (1930-2004)
UU Minister, Seattle, WA

It's that time of year when we look forward to funding our new Fellowship year -- our 47th!

The Contribution Form for 2019-20 is available by clicking on the chalice above.

It is also available on the website under Membership.

All contributions are greatly appreciated.

May your giving bring you joy!

Please send me your news items for the UU View by Tuesday evening.
We don't want to miss your important contributions.

Wendy Inglefield or Mary Teslow at
Every Sunday is Good Neighbor Sunday!
Please leave your food donations in the basket in the Sanctuary.  It is requested that check donations be made out to "UUFFNC" with a notation for CareNet.  There is a list of Hispanic foods in the basket.  Thank you for contributing to assist the community with your caring hearts.
Stop by the Social Networking Table this Sunday after service.  
Learn about our Fellowship's programs and outreach activities. Church leaders and committee chairs are invited to use the table as another means of communicating with our members and friends.

Please visit our website at:  for updates and future events. Don’t forget to refresh the page to see our latest enhancements!

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