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We remain in communication with Guide One, our insurer, while we work through details of the remediation part of the claim. Our goal is to begin sinkhole repairs and move the needle forward on this key step. As always, we will share details about progress as soon as they are available and thank you for your patience.

To review, estimated time lines are:
Remediation – about 8-10 weeks from start date
Paintings removed from UUCTS Sanctuary – on or before April 20th, the date
previously agreed upon with LRMA

On March 3rd LRMA inventoried, packed and received the general Inness items from the Narthex for use in their exhibit &/or to store for us until we are “back together” sometime in autumn 2014. They are providing this storage
gratis, and it will ensure these items are kept together for the duration of our adventure. All other Inness documentation remains in the Parsonage “living room” on the first floor.

Work on the Forum Room will resume approximately late May or early June.
More information is expected next week.
Our Social Justice Council and Don have been making plans to reboot the Forum Discussions interrupted when we vacated the church. (For those who aren’t aware, the Forum is a series of presentations/questions-answers on a variety of topics.) We’ll meet in the Elks Club following the service following the 1st and 3rd Sundays of most months. Don will lead a discussion on UU-related topics on the first Sunday, and Council members will coordinate third-Sunday sessions. 

Our first Forum Discussion is set for April 6, when Don kicks off the “Pamphlet Series” – a format built around excerpts from various denominational views. The May pamphlet is Jack Mendelsohn’s “Meet the Unitarian Universalists”.
See our new video, Welcome to our Global Faith, on our
 About Us page.

For Details See Our  Full Calendar or the Activities Page 

  • Tuesdays, 10am -3pm Quilting (See Kathy Stevens for up-to-date information)

  • Tuesdays, 10am-2pm Inness, Jr. Paintings Tours (Cancelled)

  • Wednesdays, 10am-12pm News-n-Views (Parsonage)

  • Wednesdays, 7pm – 8:30pm Meditation (Parsonage)

  • Mon & Thurs, 9:30am-10:45am Tai Chi (Elks Lodge, Tarpon Springs)

  • Thursday, April 10, 12:30pm Lunch Bunch (Rodie’s on Alt. 19, Tarpon Springs)

  • Thursday, April 10, 3:30pm Board Meeting (Parsonage)

  • Thursday, April 17, 1:30-3pm Book Discussion Group (Tarpon Springs Library)

  • Friday, April 18, 7:30pm UUCTS Coffeehouse (Elks Lodge, Tarpon Springs)

  • Sunday, April 13, 6:30pm Dozier School Boys Memorial @ St. Pete UU

  • April 24 and 25 Florida District annual meeting, UU Fellowship of Vero Beach

  • April 26-27 8th Annual Dist. UU Choral Festival, UU Fellowship of Vero Beach

Sunday Services and some other other activities now at: The ELKS Lodge at 237 S Pinellas Ave (Alt 19) in Tarpon Springs Fl, 34689 (727)937-7514. Directions
Until further notice, please check calendar for details.
Sunday, April 6 “Unity within Diversity: The Pope and the Janitor”
Sunday, April 13 “The Third Jesus” 
Sunday, April 20 “Flower Communion"
Sunday, April 27 "No Longer the Odd Couple: Science and Spirituality”
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Don’s schedule is to be available for appointments from 10am-1pm most Tuesdays,
Wednesdays and Thursdays or by appointment. Please call or email ahead to make
sure he’s available.

Fridays (and often parts of Saturdays) are reserved for writing, and his “weekend”
is most Mondays.
Metropolitan Ministries is preparing to feed 100,100 people in the Tampa Bay area for Easter and needs help from the community. Food donations have slowed since the winter holidays. One out of 7 people in the Tampa Bay area don’t know where the next meal will come from. They have a location at 3214 US Highway 19, Holiday FL 34691 where items can be dropped off.

Metropolitan Ministries is requesting: Cooked spiral-cut hams, Dinners rolls, Butter, Carrots and other fresh vegetables, Pies (a favorite at dinners) and Whipped cream (for the pies). Money donations are also welcome. A total of $17.60 can feed 10 people.
To give by mail:
Metropolitan Ministries, Inc
2002 N. Florida Avenue Tampa, FL 33602
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