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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Franklin, NC

Sunday, June 23, 2019
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SUNDAY, June 23, 2019 at 11:00 am



One Heart Singing

One Heart returns to celebrate the joy of singing and its power to bring people together and lists them up. This service is a gift in appreciation for their weekly practice space.

Service Leader: Jill Ellern
Greeters: Jude Lowery & Volunteer
Musicians: Carla Woodmansee & Friends
Media: Gene Brown, Flowers: Tricia Piper
Host: Shalimar Anderson

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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

Blue Glass chalice

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

Share-The-Plate - REACH
Sunday, June 23, 2019
The Mission of REACH of Macon County is to eradicate domestic violence and sexual assault crimes in both Macon and Jackson Counties, through prevention, intervention, and educational services.

Summer Concert - 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots Friday, June 28 -7:30 pm at the Diana Wortham TheatreFor more information go to http://ashevillegaymenschorus.org/index.html


Welcome Your New Board for 2019-20

Best wishes as they take office on July 1st

Officers: President: Becky Thorndike, Vice-President, Donn Erickson, Secretary: Bonnie Gramlich, Treasurer: Gene Brown  Trustees: Paul Chew, Henry Horton, Laura Loveless, Deborah Rains, Lynn Roe, Carla Woodmansee Nominating Committee: Warren Riley, Tom Reisdorph, and Robert Velarde
Thank you to everyone who attended the Annual Meeting.
Thank you also for the gift of the beautiful wind chime and scarf. - Mary

Message given at the Annual Meeting by in-coming President 

Rebecca Thorndike (June 9, 2019)

 

I used a beach ball with different panels as a prop.  Elizabeth held the ball in the middle of the room.

“This Ball.. with the different panels, everyone sees something different, some see parts of panels, some see different designs in the panels, some see the ball from underneath, from a distance, or from nearby.

This ball represents us as a Fellowship, each of us in our differences and sameness make up the fellowship. So how do we get along?

We LEARN about each other

We TALK with each other, and Listen for commonalities that we have with each other

We ACCEPT each other for who they are now, not who we want them to be

We STRIVE to understand them and they us

We LOVE them in our differences

We need to carry in our hip pocket the following Principles:

Principle #1: the inherent worth and dignity of every person

And Principle #3: acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth

May it be so and …Let’s go have fun!

Community Quilt Project
First Meeting - Sunday, July 7th - after pot luck

Marge Abel and Carla Woodmansee are planning a community quilt project to be put together by members and friends of UUFF. 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.

 https://www.uuworld.org/articles/congregational-quilt-project

          Please send me your news items for the UU View by Tuesday evening.
We don't want to miss your important contributions.
The painting at the top is Art Guitar by Wassily Kandinsky.
  To the left is a hand-carved Welsh love spoon representing hearts joined as one in music.

Wendy Inglefield inglefwl@gmail.com or
Mary Teslow at mary.teslow@gmail.com
WANT TO GET MORE INVOLVED?
 
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: http://www.uufranklin.org  for updates and future events. Don’t forget to refresh the page to see our latest enhancements!

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