UUFF eNews - Week of March 13, 2019
Service this Sunday- March 17, 2019
Sunday, 03/17/19, 11am Service: "Justice, UU, and UUFF. " Led by Adele Coleman and Brooke Eldredge.

10am Sunday Adult Religious Education (ARE):
ARE Discussion Group: Meets downstairs. Topic: "Binding Values vs. Individualizing Values." How do our personal moral foundations impact our ability to feel compassion? Learn how social science can help us understand how to better work for "justice for all."


Meditation will be held at 10:00, followed by a short reading and discussion between 10:30 -
10:45. It doesnʼt matter what type of meditation you do, or if you have ever meditated before, you
are welcome to come meditate in the UUFF Annex building (across Storer from UUFF in the west-
nearest Storer-side of the annex). ALL ARE WELCOME. Enter through the front door.

10am RE for kids 5+ continues today! All are invited to meet in room 2 downstairs at 10am for Religious Exploration, before rejoining adults for the 11 o’clock service.

Sunday Nursery Services available 9:45 am – 12:15 pm
SUNDAY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - GREETER/USHER and COFFEE HOUR HOSTING!
These important (and fun!) Sunday tasks are completely reliant on YOUR willingness to volunteer. Training is available! Please sign up via the links below OR on the clipboards hanging on the lobby bulletin board.
ALERT: There is no one signed up to greet/usher OR to host coffee hour this Sunday, March 17th. Please let Fawn know if you can help by replying to uuff.ar@gmail.com . Instructions will be provided. THANKS!
Announcements, Events, and Opportunities!
Lunch Angels Serves THIS Saturday, March 16th!
Looking for an opportunity to literally "serve" the homeless of our community? UUFF's Lunch Angels still needs a few more volunteers to make casseroles and a few more folks to help serve this Saturday! Volunteers will meet at Genesis Church on MLK Jr. Blvd at 11am on 3/16 . If you'd like to help make and/or serve a good, hot meal to folks who can really use it, please sign up HERE or let Gretchen know you want to help!- gwilkes@farmcards.org
Justice Team Upcoming Events & Ongoing Opportunities
Do you want to really get involved in social justice work? Please see Rebecca Bryant or Elizabeth Hancock for info about UUFF's Justice Team, and keep an eye out for upcoming events and opportunities (such as those below) in this weekly email, our website ( uufayetteville.org ), and on the UUFF Social Justice and UUFF Discussion Group Facebook pages.

**White Fragility Book Study Group:
What:  Chapter-by-chapter study of the book  White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism,  by Robin Diangelo
When:   First and third Thursdays starting March 7, from 6:30-8pm . If you missed the March 7th meeting, you are still free to join us March 21 for discussion on the first chapter. You can read the book as we go along. Here is an NPR interview with the author   https://www.npr.org/2018/08/18/639822895/robin-diangelo-on-white-peoples-fragility
Where:  UUFF Annex 
Why:  To look at the ways our defensive moves keep us complicit with the status quo, and to learn new ways to engage more constructively. 
How:  This study will focus on both information and process. Bring an open mind and a willingness to be changed.
Information:  Bettina Lehovec, 479-521-4375,   blehovec@gmail.com ; Georgia Lance,   georgialance@yahoo.com


**As we continue to collect donations for CEO (see black rolling bin beneath coat rack in lobby), here is an updated list of needs: tuna, canned chicken, peanut butter, shampoo, laundry detergent, dish-washing liquid, cold cereal. Thanks for your generosity!
Arkansas UU Cluster Gathering - Listening, Learning, Leading
March 29-30th in Fayetteville!
We are a Fellowship of many colors, ages, genders, orientations, abilities, socioeconomic statuses, educations, and faith beliefs. Join us as Rev. Carlton Smith helps us and other UU's from around Arkansas share our diverse perspectives as we listen and learn about each other's hopes and dreams for the future of UUism. If you have ideas about how to make our community more relevant for upcoming generations, then this meeting is for you! Friday night features a concert by the award winning local UU band, Something Better , and food will be abundant. Learn more and register via the link in your weekly email or go to our website - UUFayetteville.org . Questions? Please reach out to Karl Brown or Susie Schroeder. Please register by March 18th for the reduced rate of $35. Scholarships available upon request.

A "perfect potluck" sign-up has been created (thanks, Susan Takigiku!) to allow for volunteers to help with food, clean-up, etc. Please check it out:

Access full flyer HERE
 S ee full UPDATED agenda: AGENDA
Interested in Free Wellness Counseling Classes?
Friend of UUFF and Minister of Hanuman Mind/Body Wellness Center, Rev. Arlene Ferguson, would like to offer a free wellness counseling class on the basics of digestion and physical wellness, particularly focused on use of enzymes, probiotics, supplements, etc. Arlene holds a lifetime CA teaching credential and has been doing mind/body wellness (for people AND animals!) for over 50 years. Please sign up on the clipboard in UUFF lobby (beneath bulletin board) if you are interested in attending the class, and if enough folks sign up, we'll schedule the time and place and let everyone know. This is a fantastic opportunity!
Want more information on specific UUFF Programs and Events? Check out the link below:
Learn more about Religious Education, UUFF Choir, Web of Life Pagan Group, Y'ALL (Young Adults Group), Chalice Circles, Circle Suppers, OWL, New UU Classes, Social Justice Opportunities, and MORE at: Groups and Programs at UUFF
UUFF Main Contact Info:
Phone: 479-521-8422
Email: uuff.ar@gmail.com
Mailing Address: 901 W. Cleveland St. / Fayetteville, AR 72701

Reverend Jim Parrish’s Schedule and Contact Info:
Call the church office at 479-521-8422 , email uuff.ar@gmail.com , call my Office Cell: 479-439-1415 , or email me at rev.jimparrish@gmail.com . I want to meet with you! Except Mondays… Mondays are my day off! Exceptions for emergencies of course.

 UUFF Weekly Office Schedule (Fawn's Hours): Tues/Wed/Fri, 10am-2pm. Thurs. 11:30am-3:30pm.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fayetteville | 479-521-8422 | uuff.ar@gmail.com| uufayetteville.org
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