Member Services

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

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

“New to UU” Workshop, Oct. 21

You are warmly invited to join us for a “New to UU” workshop on Saturday, October 21, from 9:00 a.m. till noon, in the Children’s Chapel. This will be a fun, low-key opportunity to get to know other newcomers to the FUSN community, share your own spiritual journey, hear from key leaders, explore our historic building with a guided tour, and discuss what … Continued

Halloween Family Fun Night, Oct. 27

Save the date for our Halloween Family Fun Night on Friday, October 27, in the Parish Hall. There will be Halloween themed crafts and games for the kids, a costume competition, delicious food, and some spooky dancing for all ages. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and we will eat and make merry till around 8:00. RSVP to sam@fusn.org if … Continued

Only Connect

“What would Erin do?” That was the question I came back to, standing on the pier as the Sandy Island ferry approached from the mainland. I tried waving my arms around, in what I hoped was a gesture of greeting and excitement, bearing no resemblance to a crazy person. I had been forewarned that the Klinman … Continued

Family Fun Night on Cinco de Mayo

Family Fun Night is back! After the resounding success of our Fun Night on St. Patrick’s, we again cordially invite you to an evening of food, family, and fellowship in the Parish Hall on Friday, May 5. We will gather at 5:30 p.m. to eat and have a good time together until around 8:00 p.m. … Continued

Upcoming Events for New Members and Families

Potluck! If you are new to FUSN, or still feel you are new, join friendly FUSN members Jay Flynn and Barbara Niles for a newcomer potluck dinner on Saturday, April 29, from 6:00 p.m., at their home in Newton. There will be time to discuss our congregation’s services and activities as well as to ask … Continued

Over 60 Club News

Twenty-five courageous FUSNites, unafraid to identify themselves as “aging,” participated in three six-session meetings this past summer and fall under the facilitation of Wendy Haskell, Nancy Wrenn, Kate Mason, and Connie Adkins.  Topics were chosen by each group and covered life style changes, medical challenges, losses, downsizing and other tasks life gives to people in … Continued