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UUFF Email – Week of April 20, 2014

April 17th, 2014 · News

**IN THIS ISSUE**

1. Candidate for Settled Minister will be in Fayetteville, April 27 to May 4
2. UUFF Spring Work Day: Saturday, May 3rd from 8-11:50 am!
3. Upcoming 11 am Services
4. Religious Education Happenings
5. Nursery Services – Caregivers needed
6. UU Buddhist Fellowship Meditation, 10 am Sundays
7. Adult RE at 10 am Sundays
8. yUUth Group Meetings
9. Auction Item Spots Still Available
10. Office Hours
11. Calendar for Upcoming UUFF Meetings and Events
12. SAVE THE DATE- UU Regional Picnic-May 11th
13. April 2014 Beacon Link
14. Outside Events and Opportunities
A. 3rd Annual Cesar Chavez Commemoration Dinner coming up- May 2nd

1. Candidate for Settled Minister will be in Fayetteville, April 27 to May 4.
The Reverend James N. Parrish, our candidate for settled minister, will preach Sunday, April 27 and Sunday, May 4 at UUFF. Following the service on April 27, we will have a potluck lunch for all members and friends of the Fellowship. Let’s pack the place!

During the week, the members of the congregation will have plenty of opportunities to become acquainted with Rev. Parrish and his wife Theresa.

On May 4, Rev. Parrish will give his second sermon, which will be followed by a Congregational Meeting. All members are urged to attend.

2. UUFF Spring Work Day: Saturday, May 3rd from 8-11:50 am!
Please save the date on your calendar and plan to come and help keep our landscape well-maintained. Contact John King at jwking@uark.edu or 799-9559 if you have questions. Thank you!

3. Upcoming Services
4/20:
Celebrate Flower Communion and Earth Day with pulpit guest Don Bennett, Founder of Tri Cycle Farms. Please bring a flower. Vases will be provided. Also, children are encouraged to stay for the Easter Egg Hunt that will begin at approximately 12:30 pm!

4. Religious Education Happenings this Sunday, 4/20
At 10 am, the children will attend their usual classes. At 11 am, our annual Flower Communion service takes place, with a special Time for All Ages that focuses on springtime and sharing. After the service, the kids will participate in an Easter (Oestre) Egg hunt! This fun event is kindly offered by our Y’ALL (young adult) group. Come join us and enjoy this tradition that celebrates the Earth’s re-awakening

5. Nursery Services available 9:45 am – 12:15 pm
Do you know a high school student who likes kids, needs a little extra money, and would like to add to their resume? We are seeking responsible teens for the nursery during church hours on a regular, rotational basis. The hours include Sundays 9:45 to 12:15 and occasional extra hours for special events. For more information please contact our Nursery Coordinator, Rose Netherland, at (479) 442-9283 or at lowlandflower@gmail.com.

6. UU Buddhist Fellowship Meditation will be held in the minister’s study Sunday at 10 am.
** Meditation will be held in the far side of the Annex on 4/27 and 5/4**

7. Adult RE at 10 am on Sundays
Join us as we talk about “isms”. This series will explore various forms of implicit and explicit discrimination including: sexism, racism, ageism, classism, and ableism.

8. yUUth Group Meetings
Youth ages 13-18 come and join us for support, community, and a safe place to share your opinions and ideas! Learn about social justice issues and the religions we share with our universal neighbors. We meet in the Annex the first three Sundays of every month from 10 to 11 am.

9. Reminder-Auction Item Spots Still Available
Tres de Mayo party (May 3) and Pool Party & Picnic in Bella Vista (June 21).
Please see Carol Olson colson@nwacc.edu for information and sign-up sheets in the Foyer for details.

10. Office Hours
Mon: 1-4 pm
Tues/Wed: 12-3 pm
Thurs: 12-4 pm

11. Upcoming Meetings and Events
Sat. 4/19, 10 am, Women’s Wisdom Circle Meeting, Sanctuary
Sun. 4/20, 12:30 pm, Easter Egg Hunt! UUFF
Tues. 4/22, 6:30 pm, Board Meeting, Sanctuary
4/27-5/4, “Minister Candidating” Week! UUFF
Sat. 5/3, 8am-12pm, Spring Clean-Up Day, UUFF Building/Grounds
Sat. 5/3, 10 am, Women’s Wisdom Circle Mtg, Sanctuary
Sun. 5/4, 12 pm, Congregational Meeting for Members, Sanctuary

12. SAVE THE DATE: UU Regional Picnic, May 11th!
Please follow this link to see a flyer for this fun upcoming event: http://fayettevilleunitarian.org/wp-content/uploads/uu-regional-picnic-may-11-2014-1.pdf

13. April 2014 Beacon is Online at http://fayettevilleunitarian.org/wp-content/uploads/April-2014-Beacon.pdf

14. OUTSIDE EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
A. 3rd Annual Cesar Chavez Commemoration Dinner, May 2nd

The Northwest Arkansas Workers’ Justice Center invites you to join us for the
3rd Annual Cesar Chavez Commemoration Dinner- “A Common Man, Uncommon Vision: Lessons for Labor, Congregations and Communities”

Friday, May 2nd, 2014
6:00pm-8:30pm
Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church
224 NE Ave Fayetteville, AR 72701

Honoring the life and legacy of civil rights activist and labor organizer, Cesar Chavez
Go to www.nwawjc.org for more information and to reserve your seat at this very special event!

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