Author: VIUF Administrator

Annual Meeting

In accordance with our bylaws, our  Annual Meeting will be held on May 22nd – during our usual service time @ 9:45am.  Members are asked to come in person for the vote. If you are unable, or do not feel safe to come in … read more.

Painting Lewis Hall

The Burton Community Church Board has approved the painting of Lewis Hall this summer. Prep work may begin before our summer break.  The BCC Facilities Director, Tom Smith, will be our point of contact for this project as well as any building and lease issues … read more.

Book Club Announcement

The last book club meeting will be on May 29th, the week after the Annual Meeting.

The book is Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in one Generation, by Paul Hawken 2021, Penguin Books.

Regeneration describes how an inclusive movement can engage the majority of humanity to save the … read more.

Postcard Writing – Urgent Request!

URGENT: Postcard writers needed NOW for Alabama voters. We have 200 postcards that need to be written and mailed by May 15th.

Can you help by writing 20 postcards?

Please contact Beth White AND stop by her house to pick up bundles of 20 cards beginning Thursday, … read more.

Big Decisions to Discuss Together

Zoom Meetings Wednesday 5/11/22 6:00 pm and Sunday 5/15/22 after the conclusion of the service – use the Sunday service zoom link.

Our fellowship is considering significant additions within our beloved community. We want your thoughts and input.

The first is adding a .25 ministerial position for … read more.

For Ukraine: Rummage Sale

A rummage sale Saturday and Sunday May 7,8 and 14,15 from 10 am – 3 pm to benefit Ukraine and Afghans.

Local artists and crafters will have items for sale, too.

If you have wonderful treasures, bring them on Friday by 4 pm or Saturday morning. Please … read more.

A poem: Breaking Surface

BREAKING SURFACE
 by MARK NEPO

Let no one keep you from your journey,
no rabbi or priest, no mother
who wants you to dig for treasures
she misplaced, no father
who won’t let one life be enough,
no lover who measures their worth
by what you … read more.

An Opportunity

If you have been wondering how you can become more actively involved in the life of our Fellowship and in decisions about our future direction, here is your chance.

Your VIUF Nominating Committee is interviewing members for two open positions as Board Members at Large for … read more.