Our newly created Fundraising task force has outdone itself. First a highly successful bake sale of Christmas goodies contributed by members and then the first ever Bottle drive! Stay tuned for more creative ideas from this enthusiastic group!
Thank you fellow FUFONITES for making our Holiday Bake Sale
such a huge success!
We cleared a record-breaking $660! A huge thank you to those who baked, brought, and bought the delicious array of wonderful holiday foods!
Thank you again for all your support to help us raise funds toward the building maintenance costs and ministerial expenses of our Fellowship.
Your Fellowship Fund Raising Team:
Julie, Anita, Lois, Tony, Val, Suzanne, Hugh, Diane and Anne
Drop off your unused coats and jackets at the
Coat Drive, Sat. Oct. 7 11am – 2pm at 595 Townsite Road.
Enjoy coffee and cookies and learn about our shelter.
New socks, hats and gloves will also help keep shelter guests warm
over the coming season.
Mark Your Calendar!
Friday October 21st 5:00 to 7:30 pm at Unitaraian Hall
Messy UU Church is back again for more family fun and learning. This year we will get “messy” on the 3rd Friday of the month. Doors open at 5:00, dinner at 5:30
Please RSVP to http://facebook.com/FUFONCRE or messyUUchurch@gmail.com
Formal Sunday services will return, September 11, at 11:00.
Check our September newsletter and website for details.
PART-TIME RELIGIOUS EDUCATION ASSISTANT
Applications Now Being Accepted for Part-time Assistant to the Children’s Religious Education program with the First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo to start January 1, 2016.
As a Unitarian Fellowship, we share a commitment to peace, freedom and environmental responsibility as well as to social, civil and economic justice for all. Our mission statement is: The First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo creates spiritual connection and brings compassion, discovery, and social justice to life. Unitarian religious perspectives are characterized by a balance of reason and belief, intellect and intuition, a commitment to spiritual and ethical values, and a celebration of life. We are an inclusive congregation.
The most desirable candidate for this position loves and understands children; wants to work with children; and has had some successful experience working with children. Good organizational and interpersonal skills are required. A Criminal Record Check will be required for the successful applicant.
Under the general supervision of the Children’s Religious Education Coordinator, the Assistant is responsible for attendance on Sunday mornings to assist with the delivery of a program planned by the Facilitator. In keeping with our Unitarian Universalist principles and sources, the program should include a variety of stimulating, challenging and creative activities that “enrich the spiritual, social, and intellectual lives” of children who attend our services.
Applications for this position will be received until November 16. Please include your contact information, relevant experience, three references, and a letter stating why you think you would be suited for this position, given its responsibilities. We will inform you before we contact references provided.
Please send your application by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, attention: Rev. Samaya Oakley, Developmental Minister. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
October 8, 2015
Members of the Social Interaction Network (affectionately known as SINners) will provide yummy baked potatoes along with a variety of toppings. FUFONers are invited to bring salads and desserts. Wine and other beverages will be served as usual. (Potatoes are surprisingly healthy with magnesium, niacin, vitamin C and potassium). We’ll make them extra tasty with toppings!
After that, have fun with games. Bring your favourite game to share!
Doors open at 5:30. Dinner at 6 pm. (This replaces the customary Spaghetti Night).