Author Archives: David Walsh

Take a little off the top!

College is expensive. It’s challenging for parents because there’s always another need like more books. But it’s equally difficult for students. Which jeans should you buy? What movie should you watch while studying? And, obviously, for boring lectures: audio books and … Continue reading

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He’s coming back!

Alan Sheeler will be home soon ready to fulfill our commitments and that means he’ll be shaking the money bag to make sure he has enough. After half the month, we already have 60% of what he needs! Thank you. … Continue reading

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Get on the bus: March for Racial Justice

  The Social Justice Team has scheduled a bus to the March for Racial Justice on Saturday September 30.   Cost is $45 per person and will depart from the Food Lion, 316 Oyster Point Rd Newport News, VA 23602. The March … Continue reading

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Vision Statement: A Hunger-Free Community

That’s a powerful vision statement. The Social Justice committee chose the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia as a Share the Basket partner because together we as a Fellowship can do something. This is a local commitment to the thousands of food-insecure … Continue reading

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Your update

Last week we talked about Alan Sheeler being on vacation. As treasurer, one of his jobs is minding our bank balances. Every week he enters the Fellowship’s income into our books so that you get credited for your pledge payment. … Continue reading

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**IMPORTANT** Support Schedule

What speaks to your heart? Alleviating hunger? Women’s health? Helping people get back on their feet? Here’s our Share the Basket schedule for August:  Don’t forget  1st Sunday August 6     2nd Sunday August 13         … Continue reading

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When the cat’s away!

  The UUFP Treasurer, Alan Sheeler, is out of town. While he’s gone, I can say some nice things about him. Obviously, he makes good choices—just look at his mate, Michelle. (Home run!)   Since joining the Fellowship in April … Continue reading

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REVEALED! THE secret sauce used at UUFP!

Blend everything together and it will probably look like this:

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I read the news today. Oh boy!

We’ve had such a great response to this and it didn’t seem appropriate to stop after Henry Chambers’ less-than-serious poem. So, please, bring underwear or cash this Sunday! Or do it on-line. Wednesday afternoon Fellowship Circle (Tom, Mason, Jeanie, Judy, … Continue reading

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The Underwear Poet Strikes!

Fellowship Circles can be a bit of serious mixed with dollop of caring and a dash of humor. If you haven’t been in one, you really should sign up now for one of the new ones this fall. These were … Continue reading

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