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UUFEC Member Vennie Anderson publishes two books!

This year UUFEC Member, Vennie Anderson, has had two books published! The first is “The First Year: Coping With Widowhood”, based on a journal I kept for the first year after my husband died. The second is “The Shanty Irishman and the Lady”, based on … read more.

Rev. Ruth’s Reflections September 17th, 2021


Drip, drip drip! What dark, wet days we are living in this week!

The mammal in me wants to crawl under the covers and hide until the sun comes back out. However, there are other animals who relish this environment.

I was delighted to … read more.

Annual Fall Congregational Meeting – Nominations Open

UUFEC’S annual fall congregational meeting will be held by Zoom this year on Sunday, October 31, 2021 (time to be announced). The main purpose of this meeting will be to elect our Board Officers for the coming year. Nominations for open positions (President, Vice President, … read more.

Board of Trustees meeting September 27th, 2021

The UUFEC Board of Trustees will hold its September (virtual) meeting at 6:32pm, on Monday, September 27. Members are welcome to attend or suggest agenda items for our consideration. Please contact President Jane Park with any questions (president@uufec.com). Your busy president plans to include a … read more.

Firefly Chat September 17th, 2021

Join Rev. Ruth for a Firefly Chat outside at the church on Friday, Sept 17 at 7:00 p.m..

For safety, we are limiting the gathering to 10 persons. Please text or call Rev. Ruth to reserve your spot: 205-218-1666.

Blessing of the Backpacks September 12th, 2021

Dear RE Families,

On September 12 in the Zoomed Sunday service at 10:00 a,m., we will offer a Blessing of the Backpacks for all our kids who just started their school year.

Because we still can’t meet in person, we are asking parents to please … read more.

Rev. Ruth’s Reflections August 27th, 2021


What a wonderful first month it’s been!

In spite of increasing Covid rates, raccoon raids, possum parties, and rodent races through my pastoral library, and a/c challenges, I have so enjoyed getting to know some of you, recording sermons with Josh, making … read more.

New COVID Building Use Policy as of 8/23/2021

At its meeting Monday night, the Board of Trustees conducted its monthly review of current building policy use.

At this time, Okaloosa County is experiencing the highest rates of hospitalization and test positivity since the beginning of the pandemic. In this context, and in light … read more.