Joys, Sorrows, Milestones – Winter 2019-2020

Recently Shared

In keeping with our “Sharing Our Joys, Sorrows, and Milestones” procedure (click on the blue link for details), the following people asked to have their notes from a recent Sunday service shared with you. Notes from the last four weeks are posted.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Myrna Adams West had outpatient bladder surgery last week. Herb reports she is home, feeling better, but recovering slowly.


Sunday, January 12, 2020

Deb Brenner says, “I’m excited about being in the upcoming performance of the Polliwog Prince next weekend (Jan. 17-19) in Sign Language…And voice for the Sign Language impaired. So many of you say you’ll be coming and I’m thrilled! I’m havinga blast in this fun show.” See Deb for more info.

Sunday, January 5, 2020

Leigh Harvey celebrates her 50th birthday today and is glad to be here at UUFA.

June Warfield shared that her “grand-dog, CK, crossed the Rainbow Bridge on Friday evening. He had been going downhill since summer and it was time to let him go. Also, we brought our grandson back to Ft. Gordon after his holiday break. We are grateful he will be going to Korea and not the Middle East, but even Korea is scary.” writes, “A few weeks ago I shared that my brother Dick Bishop was terminally ill. He died on December 18th, a few days after celebrating an early Christmas with his family.”

John Olive let us know “My brother Martin, who is suffering from dementia in a nursing home in England, has a chest infection that he may not recover from. He has been in hospital several times this holiday. Please send healing thoughts to him.”


Sunday, December 29, 2019

Barbara Schell shared that her brother-in-law, Dan, John’s last remaining brother, died the weekend before Christmas. She and John will travel to Kansas City in January for his memorial service.

John Olive and Deb Brenner celebrated the holidays with their whole family–Nathan, Lotta, Meja and Astrid from Sweden, and their daughter, Jaime, from Denver.

Sharon Elaine Carty writes, “My intention to be a full-time university student has changed because of too much focus on computer use. I will now focus my energy on Eastern Philosophy, Spiritual Life Coaching practice and teaching.”


Sunday, December 22, 2019

Anonymous shared their celebration of 9 years recovery “from a hopeless state of mind & body” now 9 years sober and clean. “Thank you for supporting the recovery community at UUFA by hosting AA meetings.”

Nancy MacNair shared that Jo Beth Allen of U-Lead sent UUFA a card thanking us for our advocacy for immigrant rights, “the incredible gift of diapers” and UUFA’s support of U-Lead, SIFIC, and AIRC. Jo Beth wrote, “Your congregations is amazing!”