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OUR MISSION is to encourage and facilitate consideration of ethics, philosophies, and religions and the development of our individual values and beliefs; to provide opportunities for fellowship and mutual support; to establish and maintain a vigorous Unitarian Universalist presence in our local community; and to expand our membership.

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YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED
to SUNDAY SERVICES

Services begin at 10:30 a.m. Sundays.
Childcare and Religious Education from 10:15 to 11:45.
Coffee & Conversation - 11:30 to 12

The building is wheel chair accessible.

October 24, 2018, 4:00—5:30 at UUCOB;   SPIRITUALISM:  HISTORY AND PRACTICE  -  RON “MEL” MELVIN

This Life Long Learning program will provide an examination of the spiritualism movement (of which we have a local example (i.e. Cassadaga) as a religion, clairvoyant and healing practice, and as entertainment.  Its origins, beliefs, traditions, rituals, and principles will be covered.  Using a workshop format, lecture, discussion, audience experiences, and demonstrations will be included.  Ron “Mel” Melvin, known for his practice of entertainment type magic, is also a serious student of the history and practice of mysticism.


OUR 5th ANNUAL MARKETPLACE COMING SOON

– A Host of Fun and Interesting Possibilities

Marketplace Donor activities kick-off on Sunday, October 21 and continue through Sunday, October 28 after the Sunday services for members to pick up Donor Forms.

Marketplace’s Purchase tables will be open following services on Sunday, November 4, 11, and 18 to purchase your favorite services and/or events.

Offering suggestions and donor forms

Marketplace Planning Committee consists of Susan and Preston Garrison, Betty Green, Patty and Dennis Alsobrook, and Julie and Tom Hilburn. For questions, or to discuss a possible meal, event, or service, call Preston or Susan Garrison at (386) 265-1715, or e-mail   Preston Garrison.


EVENING OF VIOLIN MUSIC   7:00 PM at Unitarian Universalist Congregation
  
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2018

Yosef Yankelev, graduate of the Juilliard School, is an accomplished violinist.  He was concert master with the Grand Rapids Symphony in Michigan during the 1970s, and the founding First Violinist for the Naumberg award-winning New World String Quartet.   There is no admission charge, donations accepted. More


UUA General Assembly - find out what was represented at the General Assembly


Prior to the 10:30 am service, the Discussion Group meets at 9:15 a.m.  

After the service join us for "Coffee, Cookies and Conversation"

       SUNDAY SERVICES                                                

                                          Audio of Past Sermons  

 Upcoming Pulpit Presentations

 September 30, 2018

9:15 Discussion Topic: "Kavanaugh"
10:30 Service —Water Communion with Ellen Nielsen and our Congregation      The water communion represents our connectedness to one another.  The mingled waters represent our coming together again and symbolize our shared faith coming from many different sources — joining together to celebrate our place on this planet.  During the service, members are invited to pour a small amount of water into a common bowl and speak briefly about where their water came from. Audio of audience participation

October 7, 2018

9:15 Discussion Group Topic:“Florida:  Industrial Development or Quality of Life”
10:30 Service:  Rev. Kathy Tew Rickey, “Creating Sanctuary”

           How can we create a worry-free, grounded, and renewing space for ourselves in a world which often feels like anything but?  Based on a book by Terry Hershey called Sanctuary: Creating a Space for Grace in Your Life

Service Leader: Cliff Jackson

October 14, 2018
9:15 Discussion Group Topic:  The Value of Silence
10:30 Service: TBA,  The Reverend Jill McAllister,    
Service Leader: Denise Carter

              Afternoon Installation Service & Reception 5:30 p.m

 

October 21, 2018

9:15 Discussion Group Topic: Gillum versus DeSantis 

10:30 Service: —Rev. Kathy Tew Rickey, “The Sanctuary Movement”
        
What can we learn from our fellow UU congregations that provide actual sanctuary to persons fleeing deportation? 
    SHARE THE PLATE— Sophie's Circle
Service Leader:
Rita Scheeler

 
October 28, 2018

9:15 Discussion Group Topic
10:30 Service:
—Rev. Kathy Tew Rickey, “Sanctuary: The Cup of Our Community”  I often hold up my cupped hands to refer to the “Cup of Our Community.”  Let’s explore what that means in terms of this month’s worship theme

Service Leader: Gaia Davies

November 4, 2018

9:15 Discussion Group Topic
10:30 Service
: —Rev. Kathy Tew Rickey, All-Souls Service and Memory Tree:.       To celebrate All Souls Day, our members and friends are invited to participate in a ceremonial service to honor and remember loved ones who have died.  Come prepared with the names of those you wish to honor. 

Service Leader: Bill Ternent

 



Audio of Past services

         Green Sanctuary
              Accreditation 2009

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