Announcements (November 2014) *UPDATED*

Fair Trade Merchandise Sale at UUFP:

The Dream Shop from Eastern State Hospital sells Fair Trade Merchandise from Guatemala and East Africa, using retail profits to support educational, medical, community development and public health projects in Kenya and Guatemala. Hospital patients operate The Dream Shop, open to the public at ESH from 12:00 – 5:00 Tuesday through Friday.

Laura Dollieslager, Dream Shop coordinator, will bring handcrafted items from the Dream Shop to the UUFP for a Fair Trade Sale after both services on Sunday, November 23rd, including jewelry, handbags, textiles, scarves, baskets, and much more.

If you are interested in adding Fair Trade gifts to your holidays, The Dream Shop can accept cash or checks.

Sponsored by EarthRising.


Eighth UUFP Thanksgiving Day Potluck
If you are looking for somewhere to spend Thanksgiving but don’t want to spend a lot of money, please consider joining other members of the fellowship, and sometimes others, on Thanksgiving Day,November 27, at the UUFP for a traditional meal in the late afternoon.
Singles and families are welcome and have both participated in previous years. Your response is needed by November 24 so that the right size turkeys can be purchased. There will be a sign-up sheet at the fellowship for you to put the item/items you will bring or you can email them to Sandra Engelhardt with the number attending in your group to


2nd Sunday Lunch

Second Sunday Lunch will be at Yannas’ Taverna

12715 Warwick Blvd. on November 9th after the second service.

Contact Bobbie Schilling with any questions.  All are welcome!



If you are over fifty you are warmly invited to join your peers for a delicious pot-luck lunch on November 18 at 12:30 in the office building of UUFP.  Please call Esther at 369-1858 so that we can reserve a place for you at the table.


Second Saturdays in the Garden

For the month of November the second Saturday in the garden will not be held.  November we will focus on leaf gathering and the date will be determined after finding out when the leaf trucks will be around for Newport News.     Stay tuned for  a date and time. second Saturdays will resume in December, December the 13th from 830-11 am.

Thank you !  Christy Hilberg



Cathy will facilitate our annual examination of Crossroads. Bring your favorite tale!
This is an open discussion circle for both men & women.
Goddesses are chosen from various world religions as a starting place for group discussion.

When: 1st Sun.of each month after the 2nd service (about noon)

Where: In the Annex Building Why: potluck, fellowship and fun.

Childcare can be provided with advance notification.
Please contact with any questions.


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