Oct.29th – Nov. 4th

“Now is a time of magic. Let the universe take you by the hand and show you things you have never seen before. Now, at last, you’re open and vulnerable enough to begin. Celebrate the magic, the mystery of the unknown. Celebrate the miracles that will certainly come” 
~ Melody Beattie




~ A Call to Connection ~

  • RE Corner
  • Fellowship Engagement Opportunities
  • Social Justice in Action 
  • Climate Action Campaign
  • Minister’s Office Hours
  • Fellowship Happenings
  • Community Bulletin
Thank you to the wonderful folks of ALL AGES who came out to participate in our first Intergenerational Sunday service this past week. We learned some things. We made some new friends. And we experienced the power of a well-timed puppet show.  
If you have requests or feedback on this developing project, please feel free to reach out to DLRE, Amy Day @ comm@huuf.org
We’d love to hear how we can serve you better!

There’s a few spaces still remaining if you’d like to join us in this year’s Halloween Festival! Though we’ve scaled down the experience this year due to Covid and other factors, we’re still looking forward to a magical afternoon of queens, crafts, songs, stories & more! But mostly, we look forward to seeing you.
To sign up for a slot, please visit the HUUF website or visit the link here
HUUF Hybrid Services
 (in Person and on Zoom)
Sign ups are online for in-person HUUF Sundays.  

We highly prefer you to be vaccinated to attend in person services, if eligible to be vaccinated.
In -person seating is capped at 40 people. Any overflow will be offered foyer seating.

Please, visit the links below to reserve a spot or plan to join us on Zoom**********************************************************************************
 When the Veil is Thinnest 

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Join Us!  –(in person)
Sunday, October 31 at 11 a.m.

This autumnal Sunday focuses on several traditions that honor deceased ancestors and loved ones. These include the pagan holy day Samhain (SAH-win) aka All Hallows Eve or Halloween, and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead from Mexico), as well as the Christian All Saints Day and All Souls Day.
What do these traditions, and other sources, have to say about the veil between life, death – and the hereafter? We’ll also remember and honor/mourn/celebrate our own dear departed. So, whether attending in-person or online, you’re invited to bring photos and/or mementos of late loved ones.

 Really? I Never KnUU That 

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Join Us!  –(in person)
Sunday, November 7 at 11 a.m.

Courageous, compassionate characters people Unitarian Universalism’s inception and development as a progressive faith tradition. As part of November’s “Holding History” theme, this service will explore inspiring accounts of those who helped make UU-ism a tradition of inclusiveness, equality and comprehensive kindness.


Come and Join Us!
As the weather becomes cooler and wetter, we will be holding most
Sunday services going forward in the Sanctuary.
We have set a limit of 40 persons indoors for each service. This number
allows chairs to be set at least 4-6 feet apart and for much of the room to
remain open. We also open the windows and doors to maximize airflow.
We believe this number is safe since everyone is masked, and we have
replaced singing with humming, for now.
If you have not participated in a Sunday service since we renewed in-
person services in July, I want to encourage you to consider joining us now.
While Zoom certainly has been a wonderful tool for us during this past year
and a half, there is something quite different about sharing your presence
in the Sanctuary with HUUF friends.
Please be sure to sign up for each service that you want to attend on the
form on the HUUF website.
I hope to see many more of you in person on Sundays!
-David Marshak

** If using the online sign up sheet does not work for you, simply contact the office via email or phone 707-822-3793 and I’ll reserve your seat for you!   




Ongoing Street Outreach Program

During the October 24th “Be the Change” Service, we announced that HUUF will begin collecting your generous donations for the ongoing Street Outreach Program.
Please bring your donations to the HUUF campus during regular business hours or on Sunday.
The following items will be of immense help to those directly affected by the challenges of homelessness.
Feel free to contact the HUUF office or DLRE, Amy Day for more information. 

  • warm socks
  • gloves
  • hats
  • warm clothes
  • rain jackets/ponchos
  • tarps
  • first aid supplies (bandage wrap, gauze, rubbing alcohol, antiseptic)
  • wipes
  • menstrual products
  • snacks (packs of nuts, granola bars, canned fruit)

This past Sunday, we had the opportunity to hear from the Northcoast Environmental Center’s Caroline Griffith on ways both to help us deal with the collective grief many of us are experiencing around Climate Change, but also ways to turn that grief into ACTION.
If you’d like to know more about the NEC offerings, or how to get involved, here are some avenues below:



COP26 Rally- Global Day of Action for Climate Justice
Saturday November 6th, 1-2 pm 

CAC will be a co-sponsor with 350 Humboldt and other allies to hold a COP 26 climate rally  –
 Global Day of Action for Climate Justice https://cop26coalition.org/gda/ outside the Humboldt County Courthouse. This is part of a coordinated effort to bring movements together to build power for system change. World leaders will be meeting in Glasgow starting on October 31 at the global climate talks, COP26. The next two weeks are momentous for climate advocacy around the world. The decisions made at COP26 will shape how the governments respond (or not) to the climate crisis. 

Here’s the link to the Facebook event page for more information.
We hope to see you there!


As Rev. Farriday is contracted at 3/4-time, he is usually available from 11:30am – 6pm M-F when he doesn’t speak that coming Sunday; or M-Th on weeks he does. With occasional exceptions his open office hours at HUUF are 11am – 1pm on Tuesdays, and 2pm – 4pm on Thursdays. Meetings or calls can be arranged within these open hours, during his general working windows, or on some mornings and evenings. If you’d like to do so please email Rev. Peter at minister@huuf.org.
  • Our November Monthly Newsletter is available online! Please view it on our website: www.huuf.org OR simply click HERE
  • Duty Calls! Due to other HUUF obligations, Rev Peter Farriday’s office hours will be abbreviated on Tuesday, November 2nd. He will be available for open office hours from 12:15-1pm rather than 11-1pm on that day.
  • COMING UP – Join Us: November 7 at 11:00 AM Sunday ServiceReally? I Never KnUU That! *(Hybrid! Both in-person and on Zoom) — *We are offering a max seating capacity of 40 peopleAny overflow will be offered foyer seating , so sign up NOW on the websiteOR join each other on Zoom.  Zoom links are accessible on our website or HERE
  • Fall in the Garden: Please join us on Saturday, November 6, from 10am-1pm for exercise, camaraderie and beautifying our landscape. We have all the tools for raking leaves around the building beds, pruning, mulching and weeding, we just need the willing volunteers. If it is raining, we’ll postpone it until the following Saturday. Let Val know you’re coming, if you know: polkaqueen@gmail.com; spontaneity is fine, too. Thanks for all your help!  ~ Your Grounds Committee
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Community Bulletin

Volunteer Opportunities with Food for People in the coming week: 

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Monday – 11/01

 2-3 volunteers needed to help the “Veggie Crew” pack fresh produce for the weeks at 716 West Cedar St.  Warehouse in Eureka from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm – extra produce needed for the Thursday’s Senior Drive Thru. 

 Choice Pantry is the biggest Food for People Pantry site: Every week we need 2-3 volunteers needed to make non-perishable bags at Choice Pantry 2112 Broadway Eureka from 10:00 am to noon.  We go through a lot of them! The bags of canned and dry goods are topped off with fresh produce, dairy items, meat, and bread the day of the distributions.   

 Tuesday – 11/02

 2-3 volunteers needed to sort & crate produce at the 716 West Cedar Street warehouse from 10:00 to 12:00 – We sort out produce that will spoil the batch to make sure that we are distributing good quality food to our recipients. 

 Thursday –11/04

 It’s the Monthly Senior Drive Thru in Eureka Rain or Shine. Two volunteers needed to help set up, bag up food, and load vehicles from 9:30-11:45 & 2 more volunteers needed from 11:45 -2:00! 

 Friday – 11/05

 2-3 volunteers needed to sort & crate produce at the 716 West Cedar Street warehouse from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. We sort out produce that will spoil the batch to make sure that we are distributing good quality food to community members.  

1 volunteer needed at Choice Pantry from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm to help distribute food and provide confidential and friendly customer service to walk up clients. It is an outdoor/ out the back door distribution for airflow and social distancing. Ability to lift full (up to 20 lb.) grocery bags required.

Please RSVP to Volunteer & Direct Services Manager Julie Ryan if you’d like to sign up for any of the above slots. She can be reached at: (707) 445-3166 x310 or volunteer@foodforpeople.org

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PO Box 506
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