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11:00 a.m. Online Worship Service

7:00 p.m. Online Minister's Message

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Zoom Coffee Hour

Worship Service: “Faith Forging”
Minister's Message: “The Day Everything Changed (for some women)”
In response to public health concerns, we are suspending live worship services until further notice.
Both the online worship service and minister's message will be pre-recorded and available at their respective times on our website, on YouTube and on Facebook.
Use the Links Below to Access our Online Services on Sunday, 11am & 7pm
Join our Zoom Coffee Hour Sunday, 12pm
Grab your coffee and join your beloved community for Zoom Coffee Hour! Chat, connect, and check-in with your fellow members, friends, and guests. You can connect via the Zoom client or just call in if you don't have a computer or mobile device:

Meeting url
Meeting ID: 156 134 920
Phone: (929) 436-2866 and enter meeting ID when prompted: 156 134 920

If you need help using Zoom, Foothills Unitarian put together this nice tutorial video that you can check out:
Do you miss the collection plate? You can still give to UUCJ from afar! We have a giving page on our website that allows you to easily (and securely) give money using PayPal or a credit card. Just click on the button below.

You are also welcome to mail your checks to our office:

7405 Arlington Expressway
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Thank you for your continued generosity during this time. 
Give Today
You can listen to Rev. Marti Keller's sermon from last Sunday via YouTube or by listening to our podcast.



This is a great way to shop while we are observe “Social Distancing”, lots of good items on this auction too,  items that come from the good natured hearts of our members:  such a wonderful, fulfilling and convenient way to support UUCJ!  We urge you to take a timeout and visit the site, we think you will enjoy it and maybe even be pleasantly surprised, here’s the link:

Have questions or need help with the site?  Contact Darlene Larsen:



From their Facebook page:
The Executive Committee and ICARE staff have been engaging in informed and prayerful conversations regarding the spread of Covid-19. We have decided to cancel all in person meeting through the end of March. This includes the Nehemiah Assembly on March 30.

Pastoral Conversations Thursdays at 7 p.m.

These are stressful times! Though we cannot meet in person, we can be together and be present for each other. To make it easier for us to stay connected while we maintain social distance, Rev. Marti and Rev. Roberta will be hosting drop-in pastoral conversations on Thursday evenings at 7 pm during the current public health crisis. The first one will be 3/19 @ 7 pm. You can join the conversation at this link: If you are new to Zoom just email either minister and we’ll talk you through it. Rev. Marti:  Rev. Roberta:

Donating to Arlington Community Services

UUCJ members and friends contributed donations 66 pounds the week of March 8. There were no contributions at UUCJ because there were no services. Our donor of last resort donated 64 pounds for this week. There is concern that since we are not having Sunday Services ACS will not receive donations  when there is a great need . (The shelves were empty earlier this week.)  If you are near Arlington Community Services, please drop contributions directly and just tell them you are a UUCJ donor. Here is their address:

1450 Rogero Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Note from Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director of ACS: We are in need of food. We are open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-noon. We can accept donations during these hours. Thank you for continuing to support us during this uncertain time and helping us share God’s love.  Current needs are: pasta sauce, canned pasta, mac and cheese, cereal, dry milk, fruit, jelly, pork and beans, crackers, and bar soap.  Thank you for your generosity!


Women of All Ages Canceled

Meeting for Women of all Ages on March 24th at 6 p.m. located at the Regency Library,  has been canceled. Announcements will be made as situation changes. Please stay tuned. Thank you.

Campus Closure

In order to comply with the Florida State and CDC recommendations regarding social distancing and safety precautions related to the coronavirus pandemic, our ministers and board have made the decision to close the UUCJ campus, effective immediately,  except for essential staff activities (checking the mail, writing checks, etc.).  Staff will be working from home as much as possible, and have been hard at work developing alternative ways of doing their regular work activities. We will be informing ​the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office of this decision, so they are aware that there will be limited personnel on campus.

In addition, please know that O’Leno is cancelled, as the Florida State Parks is closing to all overnight activities for at least the next two months.

If you have food items for the Arlington Pantry, we ask that you take your items directly to the pantry, which we assume is better able to handle donations at this time (and no doubt needs them).  This eliminates the need for people to come to the campus to collect and deliver your donations.

We are committed to the health and well-being of everyone in the congregation, and hope that you are managing well in this uncertain time.  Please reach out to your ministers (Marti Keller,, and Roberta Finkelstein, if you need assistance, or want to participate in their virtual “office hours.”


Submission Guidelines

Members submitting a general announcement must submit 50 words or less. ALL announcements submitted must include a title which includes the event name and date. Be brief and to the point, specify time and location and leave CONTACT info to get more detailed information. Announcements are reserved for functions directly related to UUCJ. For functions not directly related to the church please consider promoting these on the UUCJ Group Facebook Page. Email submissions to by Tuesday evening (to be published in that week's e-blast).
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