UUFW Events and Activities in September and October 2019


UUFW Board Meeting

Tuesday, September 10, 7:00 p.m. UUFW members are welcome to observe Board meetings.

Third Sunday Potluck

Sunday, September 15 following the service, Food Plan A, Theme: Mexican. UUFW monthly potlucks are an opportunity for members to share a meal and good fellowship. Visitors are invited to stay for the potluck to get to know us better. The dish you bring should be enough for 8 people and adhere to the identified food plan that corresponds to the first letter of your last name.

Food Plan A: A-G bring a vegetable or salad, H-P brings a main dish, Q-Z bring dessert or bread.

Food Plan B: A-G bring a main dish, H-P bring dessert or bread, Q-Z bring a vegetable or salad.

Food Plan C: A-G bring dessert or bread, H-P bring a vegetable or salad, Q-Z bring a main dish


Brown Baggers

Wednesday, September 18, 11:30 a.m. at the home of Nancy Frumen.  This is a group of UUFW women that meets monthly. All ages are invited to come whenever personal schedules allow. If you come, bring your own lunch and the hostess will provide dessert & drinks. There is no designated topic of discussion, but usually many ideas or concerns are raised. You do not need to attend regularly in order to join—come when you can or when you feel like it. We do ask attendees to let the hostess know so that she can prepare enough dessert & drinks for all. Contact person: Lee Patterson.


Memorial Service for Phil Ernst

Saturday, September 21, 2:00 P.M. in the Fellowship Hall. Longtime UUFW member Phil Ernst passed away on August 27.


Service and Potluck Picnic with Harrisonburg UUs

Sunday, October 6, 11:a.m. at Grand Caverns in Grottoes. An inspiring service will be followed by a meal and good fellowship with our UU friends in Harrisonburg, There will also be music and  activities for children and adults. Bring a dish to share.


UUFW Board Meeting

Tuesday, October 8, 7:00 p.m. UUFW members are welcome to observe Board meetings.


Class for Prospective New Members

Saturday, October 19, 10:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This class, led by Rev. Paul Oakley, is for individual seeking to learn more about UUFW and Unitarian Universalism and considering becoming a member of our Fellowship. Lunch is provided.



Friday, October 25th, 7:00 p.m. Steve Kasdan will share his trip to Sardenia. TrUUvel is a presentation with pictures, memorabilia and stories about a trip taken by a Fellowship member or someone invited by a member. Anyone with the slightest twinge of wanderlust is invited to come and bring a small contribution for the snack table and settle in for an evening of hassle-free traaveling from our chairs. Contact person: Lorain Harouff.



Outside Activities held at the UUFW

These recurring activities are not officially sponsored by the UUFW, but they use our facilities and are open to everyone:                            

The Old Time Music Jam is a group that plays together every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in the Chalice House. Anyone may bring an instrument and join in or come just to listen. Contact person: Joe Good

Zen Meditation, led by UUFW member Ben Pumphrey, meets in the Chalice House each Sunday at 7:30 p.m. (except for September 2 and 16) For more information go to shenandoahzen@icloud.com.

The Stone Soup Book Club meets the third Tuesday of each month, at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. For more information email mary@stonesoupbooks.net

A yoga class is held each Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. All skill levels welcomed. Cost is free to UUFW members. Contact person: Merrie Jo Perkuchin

The Stone Soup Poetry Group is a very casual meeting of folks who love poetry. They meet in the Chalice House on the fourth Monday of every month, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Bring a favorite poem to share or just come to enjoy others’ favorites. Contact person: Karen Reed

RISE is a new social justice organization based in Waynesboro. Its mission is to be a vehicle for giving voice to the voiceless, strength to the weak and support for the lost within the black community. The UUFW has a special relationship with RISE as our minister serves as the organization’s advisor, and its events are often held at the UUFW. See the RISE Events page for upcoming activities.