May 1 Fundraising Brunch POSTPONED

Thank you for your understanding.

We would like to find two committees or groups in the fellowship who are interested in bonding and team building while raising funds for the fellowship and bringing wonderful good brunch fellowship. We have two remaining brunches to schedule for the year before we start thinking about next years brunch program.

Stay tuned for details on the final two brunches of the year, dates TBD.

Have input? Ideas? Thoughts? Comments? Compliments?

Yoga Instructors and Succulents Wanted

Two Ways to make our day brighter:

Got NAMASTE? Is your Sun Salutation radiant? We need you!
We are looking for a volunteer certified YOGA INSTRUCTOR(s) to teach yoga at our fellowship at least twice a month. Please spread the word! Contact for details and schedule.

*Got succulents? Great! We live our principles and are decorating with water-wise plants. Bring in a snip of one or two for our patio table centerpieces. We will be revamping/replanting them soon! (Of course you can help plant!)

Contact Adrienne to get involved.

Welcome to UUFSD Orientation


Scheduled for May 15th from 12:00-1:30 PM. Interested in becoming a member? Save the Date!

*For those who attend orientation and want to join: Please plan on spending a half day with us at our “New Member Workshop” the following Saturday May 21nd from 12:30-4:30. (This is open to ALL visitors who have attended an orientation.) Please RSVP to for both events. A light lunch will be served.

“What can I expect at Orientation?” Smiles, warm hearts and information about UUFSD! This is your opportunity to get to know the fellowship, as well as Reverend Meghan Cefalu. The orientations offer a relaxed and comfortable setting to explore our congregation and history, the principles of Unitarian Universalism, spiritual practice and service, and how you can find your place in the UUFSD community. For more information, or to arrange for free childcare, contact Adrienne today! 858/755-9225.

Gratitude Spotlight

This week we are giving muscle-bound high fives to our NEW Fitness & Fellowship program volunteer, Kim Cohen. She joined UUFSD with her family last year and eagerly reached out to get involved. Kim enjoys giving students the gift of strength, flexibility and confidence and thanks to her generous spirit we are now offering sliding scale Fitness and Fellowship training sessions on the second and fourth Wednesday. She brings all her professional equipment and experience for YOU, UUFSD. Why? Because your health matters! Join us THIS WEDNESDAY at 10:30 am for an amazing workout in a safe, supportive and FUN environment. Say HI and big THANKS and Congrats to Kim for being our volunteer of the week.


We still have an EMERGENCY level of need for kitchen help on Sundays. One Sunday a quarter would help immensely! Contact THIS WEEK WE NEED MORNING HELP AT 9:30.

Horse Heaven Memorial Day Campout

This year we have the Lupine site at Horse Heaven reserved from 2pm on Friday, May 27 to 2pm on Monday, May 30. Mark your calendars now! This is tent camping at its best. The community stew will be Saturday evening. So, if you don’t like to tent camp, just come up for the day on Saturday, bring something for the stew pot and a side dish and join the fun. Watch for a flyer as the date gets closer.

Call or email Betsy Gilpin (760-230-2515 or if you have questions.

Apr. 13 — Fitness and Fellowship at UUFSD

The first FITNESS & FELLOWSHIP was on Wednesday March 23rd and the NEXT CLASS IS ON APRIL 13th.

Join Kim every Second and Fourth Wednesday at 10:30 in Founders Hall for fitness training. Bring a mat!

Kimberly Reynolds Cohen our volunteer Fitness and Fellowship Instructor.
University of Delaware, B.A.
- N.A.S.M. (National Academy of Sports Medicine)
- N.A.S.M. Pre and Post- Natal Specialization
- GRAVITY Certified (EFI Sports Medicine)
- American Red Cross, CPR and First Aid

Apr. 3 — Senior Discussion Group

This Sunday at 10 am on Founders Hall Patio. Join our Senior Discussion Group. This month we have special guests to introduce, Cathy Leach Phillips and Kim Cohen. Cathy will be on hand to discuss the creation of a NEW Daytime Seniors Book Club. And our other special guest will be Kim, who is now teaching the Fitness and Fellowship class twice monthly at UUFSD. Kim has special experience working with seniors.

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet these amazing members and then stay for engaging discussion with your fellow seniors. This is open to everyone- visitors and members alike. The discussion is open, free-flowing and welcoming.

Apr. 23 — Jewish Passover Service Potluck

Our annual Seder invites you to experience the Jewish Passover Service. This is pot luck (specific foods required will be listed on the sign up sheet in the core area). Reservations are required and we are limited to 65 attending.

Care will be provided for those children under 7 years, they will are invited to join us for the pot luck dinner after the service which lasts about 1 hour.

Date: April 23, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Founders hall, kitchen, child care facility

Please RSVP to

Apr. 3 — FUN-draising Fellowship Brunch

Gathering Hour, Sunday April 3, 10 am – 11 am (between services) AND we are STRETCHING and growing again and offering Brunch (for sure!) after Second Service as well!

Prices: $7 adults; $3 kids/youth (under 18 years).
Or bring your Punch cards (season pass).
Questions/ comments contact Alison S. by email:

A fellowship POTLUCK means lots of excitement and new dishes to try out as well as comfort favorites.
TEAM 6 will be hosting this brunch (Who is TEAM 6? Mostly those with last names at the end of the alphabet). Thank you so much!

Program Details: We are asking all members and inviting friends to participate as hosts/bring potluck dishes once per year. If you have already participated but want to get in on more cooking and serving fun, we welcome repeat volunteers! Here is the link to sign up: