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The 2019 Holiday Season at UUFN

December 2019

The end of the year holiday season is always a busy time at UUFN. We encourage all our members to be as involved as they would like. New friends and first-time visitors are more than welcome to join in the fun. We’d love the chance to get to know you better! Please do come!


Sunday, December 15

10:30 am ~ Childen’s Pageant

Tis the season for the annual children’s pageant! Always a highlight of the year this is not an event you want to miss!  Think you know the story of the Grinch? Maybe not. Come join our elementary class as they stage the play “How the Grinch Saved the Holidays!” Let’s all come out to cheer on our young UUs!

11:30 am ~ Holiday Pot Luck Lunch and Party

Bring your most festive and holiday-inspired dishes… or your healthiest hearty fare… or some of your famous holiday desserts! We will devour it all, then enjoy a variety of holiday crafts and caroling as we get into the holiday spirit. Not just a family event! Who doesn’t love some time sharing a meal and decorating cookies or stringing popcorn, or making cards? This is a great time to bring a friend along for the day. Plan to stay long enough to help roll away the tables as we sing our favorite carols, maybe you’ll get in good with St. Nick by helping load up the dishwasher or stack the chairs? 


Saturday, December 21

7:30 pm ~ Winter Solstice Celebration

The Winter Solstice is a time of hibernation; a time of diving deep into our inner selves and taking time to rest and to dream. Celebrate the shortest day and the longest night of the year with songs, readings, and candlelight. Please bring a plate of goodies to share for the reception immediately following if you so wish.


Sunday, December 22

10:30 am ~ Hanukkah & Christmas Sunday Service

Reverend Don Garrett will lead us in an exploration of what these two holidays have in common. The story of “Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins” will anchor our celebration of these overlapping holidays with all the good cheer of the season. If you have time join us for coffee and fellowship after the service.


Tuesday, December 24

7:00 pm ~ Christmas Eve Service

Come celebrate a UU Christmas together with Reverend Don Garrett. Share our special service of Unitarian Universalist lessons and carols, with readings from many traditions, experience the peace of a candle-lit singing of “Silent Night.”


Friday, December 27

7:00 pm ~ Fourth Friday Game Night

A monthly event at UUFN, the December 4th Friday Game Night is always a highlight as gamers bring the new board games they received as gifts during the holiday! Come out and join the fun! Find out more about this monthly event by visiting the 4th Friday Game Night Webpage


Sunday, December 29

10:30 am ~ Janus: Looking Back & Forward Sunday Service

UUFN member Jane Luke will facilitate this interactive service where we will discuss our experiences over the last year and our hopes for 2020. As is our custom there will be an opportunity for coffee and conversation after the service.


Tuesday, December 31

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm ~ New Year’s Eve Labyrinth Walk

Enjoy a peaceful, candle-lit Labyrinth Walk to end the old year and start the new year with love and gratitude. If the spirit moves you please bring some treats for our sharing space, in the Olympia Brown Room, to enjoy with others before or after your time experiencing the labyrinth.