|Clubs and Activities
Some six to twelve members or friends usually meet for
about two hours once a month at the Fellowship to share
ideas, opinions and feelings in a supportive, fun, casual
environment. The members choose a discussion topic
and designate a facilitator. Most groups also perform
one service project a year. (Wendy Griffith,
We meet every Friday at 10 a.m. . Generally, we view a
video on some interesting philosophy topic and follow
with a lively discussion. We often use a video from The
Teaching Company. (Robert "Luigi" Ridgard,
|Spinoza's Lens Science Club
We meet every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. to pursue a
variety of topics under the broad umbrella of science.
Join us whether or not you are of a scientific bent. You
are bound to be educated and enriched. (Bob Zannelli,
At 6:00 p.m. on the second Friday of every month, we
view a movie and have some snacks with friends. There
is no charge, but we do ask people to bring snacks to
share. The video usually relates to UU concepts.
(Robert "Luigi" Ridgard, email@example.com)
Each year we choose an interesting cruise (or other
vacation) to enjoy travel with friends. Past destinations
included Central America, the Caribbean and the Black
Sea for a Danube cruise. We plan a cruise from
Montreal, around Nova Scotia and returning to Ft.
Lauderdale in the fall of 2011. (Cindy Kuckel,
We meet at 1:00 p.m. On the fourth Monday of the
month to discuss either fiction or non-fiction.
Participants volunteer to facilitate discussing a book
they enjoyed. (Ann Jones,
We meet every third Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. to pursue a
variety of topic of interest to those who subscribe to a
naturalistic world view. Join us whether you think you
are a humanist or not. (Bob Zannelli,
Members and friends volunteer to help prepare for and
clean-up after the social time each Sunday. This is an
enjoyable activity that helps us get to know others.
Volunteers are scheduled to serve a specific Sunday about
once every two months.
(Wendy Griffith, firstname.lastname@example.org)
|The Caring Committee
We support and care for members and friends
experiencing crisis, illness or other difficulties. We make
visits,telephone calls, cards, meals, transportation,
shopping, community resources etc. We also help
organize memorial services as liaison between the member
or friend and others.
(Yolanda Brod, email@example.com)
An emailed Weekly Update and the monthly print
Uni-verse tell members and friends of recent
accomplishments and scheduled events. Our Web site
explains who we are, our beliefs and what we do.
(Tjalda Nauta, firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Audio Visual Committee
We handle the AV needs for each service and many events
at UUFMC. We make sure the microphones work, adjust
loudness and handle video switching. (Ruth Deussen
|Buildings and Grounds Committee
In general, we manage the services to the building, such as
heating, cooling and water, plus the lawn, driveway and
other elements outdoors. (Bassette,
|The Social Justice Committee
We put our UU principles into action locally and add our
voices as witness to these values in the larger world
community. With monthly meetings, the committee
collects and delivers donated clothing, food, etc. To local
agencies for the needy.
We publicize current issues of inequity and suggests
appropriate action. The committee facilitates
participation in events such as Martin Luther King Jr.
We support social witness initiatives approved by the
UUA General. (Andrea Coburn,
|Interior Space Committee
We work to maintain an attractive, pleasant and useful
space in the Fellowship Hall. (Joyce Mills,
Works with the treasurer to plan the annual budget,
monitors expenses and makes recommendations to the
board of trustees.
(Bill Coburn, email@example.com)
|Sunday Service Committee
The Sunday Service Committee works closely with our
consulting minister to design and shape every aspect of the
service, keeping in mind the great variety of religious
backgrounds represented in our fellowship. The
consulting minister preaches twice a month, while guest
speakers—either lay or UU ministers—make presentations
on the other two Sundays.
|Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Marion County
|where reason and love unite