Save These Dates!

November 22, 2015: UUFSD Annual Art Fair

10:00-11:00am and Noon-1:00pm

Featuring over a dozen diverse UUFSD artists, 35% of proceeds benefit UUFSD
Cash and Check only. NO Credit Cards accepted.

November 26, 2015: Thanksgiving Potluck, 1:00-4:00pm in Founder’s Hall

Join us for Thanksgiving Potluck on Thursday Nov 26th. Turkeys and stuffing provided. Sign up sheets starting Sunday Nov 1st. Join our community for a wonderful Thankful celebration.
December 5, 2015: Encinitas Holiday Parade with UUFSD

Life IS a parade! Join the 2015 Encinitas Holiday Parade with UUFSD
Coast Highway 101 – Downtown Encinitas
5:30pm – 7:30 December 5

Parade Committee forming now! We welcome your ideas, craftsmanship, joy and participation. EVERYONE is invited to participate. Skate, bike, walk, wheel or hula your way down Hwy 101 to celebrate an evening with your fellowship community and family!

We join our neighbors at Encinitas Park and Recreation Department and INVITE YOU to go all out, find something interesting, unique, fun and amazing that shows off what “UUFSD Life” is all about! The 2015 Parade theme is “This IS Encinitas Life!” JOIN THE COMMITTEE TODAY! Contact

December 6, 2015: Music Sunday!

Come experience ”Wonderment” with us at Music Sunday on Dec. 6th! UUFSD’s Choir, Band, and pianists will share wonderous music, to explore and celebrate the wonder of life. Services at 9:00am and 11:00am.

December 12, 2015: UUFSD Holiday Party, 6:00-9:00pm, Founder’s Hall

Celebrate all the holidays; Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanza, Solstice, Yule, or whatever you celebrate! Decorate the tree, make cards for the Veterans Hospital, and sing some carols. Bring your favorite holiday food to share and enjoy a great pot luck meal!

December 13, 2015: Candlelight Vigil for Gun Violence Prevention, 5-6pm

Save the date for the 3rd annual Vigil to honor the memory of the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary. We will gather at 4:30pm and the vigil will start at 5:00pm and finish by 6:00pm. Contact Steve Bartram to sign up to help.

December 13, 2015: YRUU/JRUU Holiday Bazaar

Please come join the YRUU and JRUU as they present a Holiday Bazaar! There will be artwork for sale, food, and music provided by our youth as we fund raise for our home build in Tijuana.  It will start directly following the 11:00 service on December 13th in the hall and core area.  Your generous donations will be gratefully received.

Book Club News:

We have lively discussions in book club, including our last on “Justice:What’s the Right Thing to Do?” in November. If you’ve read the book for any meeting (or attempted to read it) please join us.

Upcoming selections for the UUFSD Bookclub include:

December 14th: The Blackwater Lightship, a novel by Colm Toibin

January 11th: the classic Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust (Volume 1 of
Remembrance of Things Past , aka In Search of Lost Time)

February 8th: Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think
by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler [Non-fiction]

If you have any questions, feel free
to call or text me at 650 224-1974.

Cathy Leach-Phillips

February 13, 2016: Carrie Newcomer Concert

UUFSD & SUUN (San Diego UU Network) are co-sponsoring a concert with Indiana singer-songwriter-poet, Carrie Newcomer ( at UUFSD on February 13, 2016 at 7:30 PM in Founders Hall. Carrie has been described as “a soaring songstress” by Billboard, a “prairie mystic” by the Boston Globe, and Rolling Stone wrote that she “asks all the right questions.” In the 2009 and 2011, Newcomer toured India as a cultural ambassador for the American Embassy. In 2011, she released her interfaith collaborative benefit album “Everything is Everywhere” with world master of the Indian Sarod, Amjad Ali Khan. This recent PBS interview provides a glimpse of her talent and an insight into why she has been described as “a prominent voice for progressive spirituality, social justice, and interfaith dialogue.”

April 8-10, 2016: UUFSD ANNUAL debenneville CAMP

All ages are welcome. We expect a wonderful year with Rev. Meghan and Adrienne on the program. Registration will open in December.
Contact Christie Turner ( or Chris Faller ( with any questions.

Third Friday of Every Month: DAYTIMERS Mens’ Group

Meets the third Friday of every month to share lunch and conversation. All topics and flexible format.  Roundtable Pizza, 1321 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas. All you can eat pizza and salad bar. For further info call Ben Platnik at 858-794-5324 or cell 619-987-5324.