These items will be for sale only on Sunday, March 8. Please stop by the auction table at coffee hour and find just what you've been needing.
-college selection consult offered by Ted Fiske
-college application consult offered by Sue Coon
-Peter Aitken photograph of Franz Josef Glacier printed on canvas
-Babaian family-hosted party for children ages 3-5
-2 places at the Rafalow pool party
-Oak Santa plaque
-Cat and Heart woodcarved clock
-1 set of earrings, 1 bracelet, 3 necklaces
-2 gift certificates for 3 months at Fitness World
-architectural consult with Max Arnold
-4 places at the Elisabeth Scott Annual Tea Party
-jar of cranberry chutney
-touching pillow by Sharon Caston with Valentine's Day theme
-several places at the Hollister Sing Along and Homebrew party
-2 places at Ceil Cleveland's Libations with Literary Lions event
-Sing-along with the Lulus's event - hosted by Pam Sobek, Dave Bouler, Richard and Lonna Harkrader, Karen Prus, Lewis Carson, and Barb and Jonathan Sheline
This is not time for a decision. You already have decided. You decided to seek a place where you could think about what is important to you. You decided what kind of community you wish to live in, and you decided how you can help shape that place. That place is ERUUF. A pledge of financial support to ERUUF is a tangible expression of what this special place means to you. Thank you for sharing that with us.
With over 275 people volunteering, giving donations and coming to bid, this year’s auction has truly lived up to its theme. While the final totals are not yet in, together we hit in the ballpark of $22,000 towards supporting ERUUF’s mission. And we had a great time doing it!
Thanks are owed to more people than there is space to list...
Once again the membership committee is coordinating a Spring cycle of the very popular "Dinners in Homes" during April and May. These are opportunities for ERUUFIANS to get to know one another in small gatherings of 6 to 10 in a relaxed and congenial atmosphere. Here's how and when to participate:
- questions for reflection from the ERUUF Board of Trustees
It is an axiom from antiquity for many religions that the giver of generosity is the one who benefits the most -- whether it is small everyday acts of kindness or large gifts of time and treasure. Research conducted by the Science of Generosity Initiative, a project at the University of Notre Dame, has, not surprisingly, confirmed this. Its research found that generous people, on the whole, were happier and healthier ...
Grants for 2014-15 = $24,300!
In an annual grants process, the Eno River Fellowship Foundation (ERFF) funds special projects that enhance the religious and spiritual life of the Fellowship and the communities ERUUF serves. Projects aligned with Areas of Strategic Development identified in the 2012-2014 Strategic Plan are especially encouraged. The Foundation considered 7 proposals across a broad spectrum of concerns this year and is delighted to announce funding of four.
Thank you for responding to our Vision Quest survey - we had over 130 responses! We appreciate your input and thoughts on how to improve the justice program at ERUUF. Vision Quest team members will present some of the survey responses at the services on October 19th, and the full survey findings will be included in our report, due to the Coordinating Team later this year.