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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Franklin, NC

Sunday, November 4, 2018


SUNDAY, November 4, 2018 at 11:00 am
Time Change - Fall Back one hour

Gene Brown

Service Leader:  Lynn Roe
Greeters: Lara Jackson & Becky Thorndike

Musicians: Carla Woodmansee & Warren Riley
Choir: Mike Holland & Carla Woodmansee

Media: Gene Brown,  Flowers: Volunteer
Hosts: Everyone - Pot Luck

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


UUFF Events and Happenings

Click on the chalice to visit the UUFF website.

The Safety & Security council will be meeting after potluck on Sunday.  Starting around 1 pm.
Safety & Security
chalice dollarsFinance Committee

Treasurer Gene Brown is looking for 3-4 volunteers who are interested in joining a Finance Committee. 
Macon County Interfaith Coalition
Thanksgiving Service

Thursday, November 15, 2018
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Carpenter Community Center in Franklin

There will be music, readings, and prayers from various traditions. UUFF is a co-sponsor of the event. 

Please bring non-perishable food donations for the Highlands Food Pantry and the International Friendship Center. The Executive Director will tell of their good work.
Thanksgiving at the Fellowship
Thursday, November 22, 2018

We will be having our annual gathering, giving of thanks and sharing a meal on that Thursday in Celebration hall. We'll also have time for a service project for Peace.
11:00 am – 1:00 pm  Service Project for Peace
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm  Gathering and Preparation of the Meal
  2:00 pm  - Turkey, Tofurkey and Fixen's
Please let us know if you are coming and, if so, sign up for a dish or two to share:

We need: Veggie Proteins, Green Salads, Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Fruits, and Desserts and Any Other Fixen's you enjoy preparing. 6 Legged turkeys / Turkey Gravy and Vegan Gravy are spoken for.
Please email or call 828-342-8881.
Watch our Facebook Group and the UU View for updates.
As we are going into the winter months, please check Facebook, the UU View, and local TV stations in the event of inclement weather and the need to cancel service or other events.
Save the Date
Town Hall Meeting
Sunday, Dec 2nd after Pot Luck - 1:00 to 2:30

Join the Board in the Sanctuary to ask questions
and share concerns and ideas. All are welcome.

Last Chance!
One Stop voting ends Sat, November 3rd at 1:00 pm.
You can One Stop vote at the Franklin Courthouse,
first floor, BOE office and at the Highlands civic center.

Can't get there? Vote at your precinct on Tuesday November 6th!
                    Coffee with the candidates
Macon County Democratic Headquarters
45 Palmer Street Circle
Saturday 10 am - 11 am
This last week the featured candidate is
Bobby Kuppers

Veterans Parade and Ceremony 
November 12th, 10:30 am in downtown Franklin
The ceremony will take place at 11:00 am at the Gazebo.
FHS Marching Panther Regiment will be featured.
Celebrants are encouraged to wear red, white and blue.
Franklin Farmers Market

Nov 2018 - March 2019 Hours      
Saturday !0 am - 12 pm
200 Block, Palmer St
Franklin, NC


Shared by Dan Teslow 

  • Unitarian Universalist congregations affirm and promote seven Principles, which we hold as strong values and moral guides. We also draw from many historical traditions and sources of wisdom for old and new insights along our individual paths and community journeys.
  • We live out these Principles within a “living tradition” of wisdom and spirituality, drawn from Six Sources as diverse as science, poetry, scripture, and personal experience
  • What effects do you believe Judeo-Christian Scriptures have had on the development of our Faith? How have they influenced your personal concepts of love or the nature of your spirituality?  These questions may begin reflection on the:
Fourth Source of Unitarian Universalism*:  
Jewish and Christian teachings which call us to respond to God's love by loving our neighbors as ourselves.
The Hebrew Bible proclaims:
  • “Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one” ( Deut. 6:4)
  • “Love your neighbor as yourself” (Lev. 19:18)
The New Testament concurs:
  • “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these.” (Mark 12:29-31
After quoting Lev. 19:18,  Paul wrote that
  • “Love is the fulfilling of the law” (Rom. 13:10).
At the “Last Supper”, Jesus symbolically shared himself and his deep love for his Friends and Disciples. Millennia later, billions find comfort in this ritual of sharing.
Perhaps, “All We Need is Love”


 * Unitarian Universalism is a highly individualistic religion with no dogma concerning the spiritual nature of the world. As such, different UUs can have radically different ideas concerning the nature of the divine as well as ethical decisions.

As varied as the beliefs are, there are seven principles which members of the UU religious community agree upon. These are the foundations of the organization and which they promote.
They do not constitute a Catechism. We have no doctrinal manuals; questions followed by answers to be memorized. UU’s often prefer unanswered questions over unquestioned answers. Our shared Principles guide us along our individual sacred journeys and help us remain mindful of what is sacred to others.
Unitarian Universalist Congregations together affirm and promote Seven Principles as a Covenant of Community, which grew out of the ongoing dialogues within our communities and were affirmed democratically.

Please send me your news items for the UUView
Wendy Inglefield

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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