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24-03 Drop In Journey Circle: Truthfulness

Chalice Lighting

May we know once again that we are not isolated beings, 

but connected, in mystery and miracle,

to the universe, to this community and to each other.

Checkin:  How is your spirit right now?

Introduction to Journey Circles:

Journey Circles provide a space free from judgement, interruption and challenge,
A space for spiritual exploration and … read more.

Animal Chaplain March 2024

March is Dolphin Awareness Month.  There are dozens of species of dolphin.  Some of the best known are bottlenose dolphin, killer whale, beluga whale, pilot whale, and spinner dolphin.    

Dolphins are marine mammals.  They breathe air through a blowhole.  Probably the most distinctive characteristic of these … read more.

ICARE March 2024

ICARE gets city to study climate change

There’s no point in building if those buildings are going to be under water ~ Mayor Donna Deegan 

By 2070, three times as many people in Jacksonville will be exposed to flooding as today. That’s the bad news. The good … read more.

President’s Message February 2024

After the hectic pace of the holiday season, I find that we are fully into the second half of the Church’s fiscal year. I hope everyone is having a good beginning to your new year. There are a variety of things to look forward to … read more.

Animal Chaplain February 2024

Anyone who has lost a beloved companion animal is likely aware that the death is not just like that of a family member; it is the death of a family member.  Many people experience profound sorrow following the death of a dog, cat, or other … read more.

ICARE February 2024







ICARE Research Issue Update: Mental Health 

Jax Mayor’s Office Learns About Treatment, Not Jail for People in Crisis

Most states spend more money to incarcerate people with mental illnesses than to treat them. ~ Judge Steve Leifman, founder, Miami-Dade County Criminal Mental Health Project

They … read more.

Results of Article II Survey

We would like to thank everyone who participated in the recent survey concerning the UUA changes to Article II of its bylaws, which will come up for a vote at this year’s General Assembly. On October 8th BBUUC held an informative congregational meeting to discuss … read more.

Animal Ministry – January 2024

Some Unitarian Universalists are unfamiliar with the work of the Unitarian Universalist Animal Ministry, an organization that’s been active since the 1980s.  As explained in their mission statement, “Unitarian Universalist Animal Ministry empowers individuals, chapters, and congregations to build justice and compassion for animals.”  The … read more.

President’s Message – January 2024

As we move into the second half of our church year, we have a lot to look forward to and much to be thankful for. Some of the major things to look forward to in the next six months are the annual stewardship/pledge campaign, our … read more.