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Generosity Campaign News & Updates

UUFR’s 2017 Generosity Campaign is off to a great start. Our goal for 2017 is at least 300 pledges totaling $545,000. As of February 23, we’ve received 48 pledges totaling $190,995–a 15% increase from last year. Over 80% of those who have renewed their financial support so far have increased the amount of their financial commitment … Continued

Faith and Commitment in Challenging Times

Dear Fellowship Members and Friends, UUFR is a special place—the beloved community that we cherish and share. We laugh, cry, squabble (sometimes), and sustain each other in times of life crises and grief. Our spirits are nourished and sustained through worship and music. We build deep and lasting relationships. We support our children and youth … Continued

CALLING ALL UUFR SCOUTS!

Revs. John and Sasha have invited Girl, Boy, & Spiral scouts of all genders and ages to participate in Scout Sunday March 12th, 2017! Please let Ivy Breivogel ([email protected]) know if you’d like to get involved, including scout names & ages. Scouts will participate in and lead the service and parents are needed to help … Continued

Urban Ministries donations

Thanks to UUFR member donations, we delivered 308 pounds of food to Urban Ministries last Friday. The food pantry is an integral part of services to low-income families in Wake County. Right now, they have a particular need for cereal and canned goods. Please bring some to church each Sunday to support this great cause! … Continued

UUFR Delegates To UUA General Assembly Wanted!

Registration opens March 1 for the UUA’s 2017 General Assembly in New Orleans from June 21-25. With activities for all ages, workshops, worship, public witness and more, GA is a great vacation for the whole family. Anyone may attend, but if you are interested in serving as a delegate, please let Rev. Sasha know at … Continued

Generosity Campaign

The theme of UUFR’s 2017 Generosity Campaign (Feb. 19th– April 2nd) is Faith and Commitment in Challenging Times. During the coming weeks, we’ll be celebrating UUFR as the beloved community that provides us with spiritual nourishment, fellowship, meaningful friendships, nurturance for our children and youth, as well as collective witness for social justice. And we’ll also … Continued

UU Chalice Lighter Call for “Pledge to End Racism”

Calling all UU Chalice Lighters! Your small “chalice lighter” donation can make a big difference through the “Pledge to End Racism” program developed by the UU Church of Richmond, Virginia for UU congregations in the Southeast Region. Donate or learn more!

Summer Seminary’s deadline extended for teens interested in UU ministry

Summer Seminary will be July 25-31, 2017 in Boston, MA at Harvard Divinity School. Summer Seminary is a program for Unitarian Universalist youth (grades 10-12 for the 2016-2017 school year,) exploring the possibility of becoming a religious professional. For more information and to learn how to apply by the extended deadline of March 1st, visit http://www.uua.org/re/youth/events/summerseminary.

2016 Contributions Statements for Donors

Statements of tax-deductible contributions to UUFR for January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 are being emailed to all donors (and mailed to donors for whom we don’t have an email address). Please check your email for your statement. If you haven’t received your statement by this weekend, please check your email “junk” or “spam” … Continued

Congregational Meeting Sunday Feb. 12

The Board of Directors has called a Congregational Meeting for Feb. 12, 2017 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Childcare will be provided. The Board will provide information about the plan to hire a Developmental Minister as our new lead minister this September, answer questions and call for a member vote to affirm the plan.  … Continued