We are thrilled to welcome you to the home of the UUFF at 25 Chalice Circle. The successful completion of this building in April 2012 is the culmination of many years of hard work and perseverance. Our gatherings here reflect the exhilaration we feel in bringing our Fellowship together at last in this exceptional space.

You are cordially invited to join us in our joyful celebrations of beloved community. We offer an open-minded and supportive environment for those seeking philosophical, spiritual, intellectual and religious exploration. Here you will find inspiring services, uplifting music, vibrant religious education, engaging dialogue, and community connection. We invite you to ask questions, share ideas, and join us in our search for truth and understanding. We look forward to meeting you and personally welcoming you into our congregation.

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Join us in our new home at 25 Chalice Circle. Map and directions here.

UPCOMING SERVICES (10:30 AM):

Nov. 30
My Search for a Meaningful Life Through Community Service
Anne Little

Anne Little is a co-founder of Tree Fredericksburg along with her husband Carl. Tree Fredericksburg is a nonprofit volunteer based organization dedicated to restoring the urban tree canopy in the City of Fredericksburg, VA. Anne has also been active in many other environmental, animal rights and community efforts and is a co-founder of the Virginia Bluebird Society. Before retirement Anne was president and founder of a sales and marketing firm based in the mid-Atlantic region.

Dec. 7
War, What’s It Good For?
Rev. Walter Braman

A response to Ian Morris’s very well-written book.
Hand Chimes will perform

Dec. 14
Pageant: A UU Christmas Carol
UUFF Cast, Directed by Chris Johns

A UU twist on a holiday classic.
Adult Choir will perform

Dec. 21
Service of Carols and Readings
Rev. Walter Braman

Adult Choir will perform

Dec. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Christmas Eve Service: The Holly and the Ivy
Rev. Walter Braman

Our Christmas Eve service of light and music.  Intergenerational
Adult Choir will perform

Dec. 28
Drumming
Ken Crampton

Drumming is a powerful tool for expression, connection, and healing.  Ken is a local musician who has been building community through drumming for many years.

UUFF NEWS & EVENTS:

Understanding Medicare: a Four-Part Presentation

Danny Green, Founder and Executive Director of Medicare Assistance and Counseling, Inc. (MACI) will be giving a four-part presentation on Understanding Medicare this fall.  The objective of MACI is to provide “free personalized confidential telephonic counseling and assistance to eligible Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers and families who need help understanding their Medicare rights, benefits and entitlements. Plus, to provide free counseling on Healthcare Insurance Marketplace eligibility and enrollment assistance to the uninsured and low-income population.”  Mr. Green’s presentations at the Fellowship will last approximately one hour, with coffee and conversation.  The schedule of dates and topics is:
Sunday, October 26, 3 p.m.: Understanding Medicare
Monday, November 10, 7 p.m.: Navigating the Healthcare Insurance Marketplace
Monday, November 17, 7 p.m.: What is Long-Term Care–Do I Need It?
Monday, December 1, 7 p.m.: Protection Against Medicare Fraud
All presentations will take place in the Moncure Conway Hall.  This event is hosted by Life Preservers.  For more information on MACI, please visit their website at www.medicarecounseling.org.

 

Holiday Hors d’Oeuvre Buffet

On Sunday, December 21, we’ll spread some holiday cheer after the service at our annual holiday buffet.  This year, we’ll make it an hors d’oeuvres buffet of sweet and savory finger foods.  Please bring a dish that’s easy to eat–think small plates, no utensils.  Share your family’s favorite holiday treats, whether homemade or store-bought, and make plans to stay after the serviee to enjoy this special social time.