Thank UUs for Ferry Beach

Thank you to everyone, especially the volunteers, who made the FUUSN Columbus Day retreat at Ferry Beach a smashing success! Richard Bail, Sam Foster, Judy Friedman, Eric Haas, Julia Huston, Suriya Jeyapalan, Eileen Kurkowski, Amy Lathrop, Karen Lein, Saul Lookner, Rekha McKinney, James Pucci, Jenn Pucci, Brenda Roberts, Jacki Rohan, Pat Rohan, Barbara Schmitt, Wendy … Continued

New to FUUSN? New to UU? Come to our workshop on Oct. 21

You are warmly invited to our biannual “New to UU” Workshop on Saturday, October 21, from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the Children’s Chapel. This will be a fun, low-key opportunity to get to know other newcomers to the FUUSN community, share your own spiritual journey, hear from key leaders, have a guided tour of our historic building, … Continued

Second Workshop on White Supremacy, Oct. 22

A second workshop on the concept of white supremacy culture will be led by Bill Holland and Barbara Deck on Sunday, October 22, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. in the Children’s Chapel. Please join us and find out: Why have black UU’s asked us to adopt a white supremacy culture analytical “lens”  as a way to address … Continued

Pizza & the Principles, Oct. 15

As part of our year-long program Living the Principles, you are invited to explore the Seven Principles of the Unitarian Universalist tradition at a series of multigenerational lunch events after coffee hour. At Pizza & the Principles we sit down to lunch together, then play some games and engage in some group activities that will help us explore the meaning, … Continued

Halloween Family Fun Night, Oct. 27

Family Fun Night is back! You are cordially invited to an evening of food, family, and fellowship in the Parish Hall on October 27, the Friday before Halloween. We will gather at 5:30 p.m. to eat and have a good time together until around 8:00 p.m. There will be crafts, games, and a scavenger hunt, as … Continued

Newcomer Potluck Dinner, Nov. 11

You are invited to a potluck dinner at the home of longtime FUUSN members Barbara Niles and Jay Flynn on Saturday, November 11, at 5:30 PM. Come talk with other newcomers who are interested in Unitarian Universalism, or in getting to know the FUUSN community better. There will be time to discuss our congregation’s services … Continued

Upcoming Events for Families, Curious Seekers, and Camels

The fall at FUUSN is a busy season. I write this at an altitude of thirty thousand feet as I hurtle toward Chicago, to enjoy a much needed two-day retreat from the cares and duties of Membership Coordinator and to visit the Lincoln Park Zoo, where the famous dromedary Alexander Camelton can expect my familiar … Continued

Multicultural Ministry Initiative Invitation, Oct. 20

The Multicultural Ministry Initiative invites all to a showing of the movie “13th” on Friday, October 20, in the FUUSN Chapel. A light dinner to start at 5:00 pm; movie to start at 6:00 pm. Please request childcare if needed. RSVP to Jacki Rohan ( This powerful film deepens our understanding of the permutations of … Continued

Yard Sale, November 4

Got Stuff? Donations to the November 4 Yard Sale can be delivered to the Parish Hall stage beginning Sunday, October 29 after the service. Give a hand? Look for sign up sheets at Coffee Hour to help on Friday, November 3, and on Saturday, November 4. Questions? Your Fair Chairs are happy to help! They … Continued