Upcoming Events

Gospel Sing Fundraiser, an invitation to Personal Care Support Churches

November 8, @ First Congregational Church, N. Jackson Street. This is to invite the churches who support the Personal Care Ministry to join us on Sunday afternoon, November 8, 2015, in a Gospel Sing Festival to be held at the First Congregational Church.  Each participation choir/praise team/small group/soloist will have a slot on the program … Continued

Pub Theology

Local Lutherans and Presbyterians have been meeting for a group called “Pub Theology,” and they’re interested in expanding to become an interfaith group, and would love to have some interested UUs come and discuss theology as part of the group.  Their last session featured Rev. Cindy as their guest and they peppered her with questions … Continued

Art, Spirit, Practice!

Do you have an artistic spiritual practice?  An artistic practice that you don’t think of as spiritual practice?  Is it portable?  Come join on Tuesday, November 24that 7:00 pm, and bring your art to work on, or come and color one of Rev. Cindy’s coloring pages from her new coloring book.

Death and Dessert

Ten people enjoyed our Death Potluck in September, so we’re back this month for desserts!  Bring a dessert, and we’ll make coffee and together we’ll discuss death – how do we feel about facing our own mortality?  What do we want to have happen to our body after we die?  Is there an afterlife?  Join … Continued

Showing Up for Racial Justice!

Chris Crass, one of the founders of the national group Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), will be in Michigan this month for a session with faith leaders titled “What is the call upon Michigan faith leaders for racial justice in this time?”  The event is Friday, November 13thfrom 10:30 am to 1:30pm, and is … Continued

Holiday Gift Baskets November 22 – December 13

Note the change of dates, one week later than last issue’s info: Once again we will be asking for donations of gift baskets for our Holiday Silent Auction. Some creative ideas from the past are holiday gift wrap, pet supplies, candles, books, games and puzzles, personal care items and various treats, to name a few. … Continued

The Jackson Personal Care Ministry

The Jackson Personal Care Ministry —  The Jackson Personal Care Ministry will be hosting a fundraiser at the “In Good Company” Restaurant located on US 127 just north of Jefferson Road. This event takes place on Wednesday, October 7, from 4:00-9:00 pm. with a percentage of the evening meals sold going to help out The … Continued

Bridges to Justice

Bridges to Justice ~ The Jackson Area Civil Rights Awareness Assoc. (JACRAA) will be kicking off a series of forums on prison reform in the US. First event is Saturday, October 10, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at St. John’s UCC, 810 S. Mechanic, Jackson. Lunch will be provided for this free event, but please … Continued

Young Adult and Young Families Sunday & Outing

Young Adult  and Young Families Sunday & Outing – Sunday October 18th will be a special Sunday for them to connect at our church, with a group outing afterward to Meckley’s Flavor Fruit Farm.  What does “Young Adult” mean?  In this case, we mean it as roughly 18-35 and also parents with young children.  If … Continued

October JXN Community Forum

JXN Community Forums …are free and open programs to encourage dialogue about the challenging issues of our day. The series is sponsored by the Universalist Unitarian Church of East Liberty and the Jackson District Library. All forums are held at the JDL, 244 West Michigan Ave., Jackson, MI and they are usually on the third Thursdays … Continued