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Sunday, April 20, 11 am
Praise for What Rises
The Rev. Benjamin Maucere
A celebration of Easter and Spring.

Sunday, April 27, 11 am
Social Justice Sunday
Alice Primack and Renée Zenaida

In the Interim. . . April 2014 PDF Print E-mail

altI once knew a wise minister named Harry Scholefield. Harry was a proponent of spiritual hygiene. He would ask, “Did you brush your teeth today? Of course you did! Did you brush your mind?”

Harry said that each morning we wake with a prayer. We may not be aware of it, but it has to do with our willing and wishing.

That prayer can be revealed with physical gesture. Do we greet the day with our arms up defensively, as if we were warding off blows, or are our hands and arms open in a welcoming gesture?

How do we greet the day? With a groan of protest? With a hoot of joy? With a headlong rush into the next moment, without considering what we bring or what we want from this day? With grim resignation, as if this day is something to slog through, somehow? [Click "Read More" to continue.]

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We are a liberal church and the only Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregation in Alachua county. We serve Alachua, Archer, Brooker, Chiefland, Earleton, Ft. White, Gainesville, High Springs, Keystone Heights, Lake City, McIntosh, Micanopy, Newberry, Ocala, Starke, Trenton, The Villages, and Williston.

We welcome people, be they Agnostic, Atheist, Buddhist, Christian, Deist, Free-thinker, Hindu, Humanist, Jew, Muslim, Pagan, Theist, Wiccan, or those who seek their own spiritual path. We welcome people without regard to economic status, ethnicity, physical ability, race, or sexual orientation. We welcome the very old, the very young, and all ages in between.

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Sunday Services:

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM (Sanctuary)

Each Sunday, our worship services consist of a sermon, music, sharing, and meditation/reflection.

Children/Youth Classes:

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM (Classrooms)

Our children and youth attend the beginning of every service, and remain in service one Sunday each month.  The other Sundays, they leave after the Story for All Ages for either Religious Education and Exploration classes or to work in community on a social justice project in our multi-age Helping Hands class.

Childcare available: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM on Sundays

Coffee and Conversation:

immediately after Service

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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Gainesville
4225 N.W. 34th Street
Gainesville, FL 32605-1422

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Interim Minister: Rev. Benjamin Maucere
Director of Religious Education: Starr Austin
Music Director: Alex Boostrom
Office Administrator: Cam Pierce

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