Social Activities for 2023-2024
27th Annual UUFHC Chili, Beer, Bread & Soup Cookoff
Saturday, March 23, 5-8 pm
This is our annual potluck fundraiser where you vote with cash for your favorite vegetarian chili, meat chili, soup, bread and home-brewed beer.
Share your best recipe and enjoy a fun night with food and friends!
Circle Dinners are Back!
Attending a Circle Dinner with other members and friends of UUFHC is the pathway to more than just a delicious potluck meal! Nothing establishes friendship so forcefully as eating together.
Sign Up in the lobby beginning mid-September. Dinners will begin in October. Stay tuned for further information!Contact is Marlene Lieb (email@example.com | 410-808-2246).
Second Sunday each month,
On the second Sunday of each month, September thru June, the Fellowship hosts a Potluck Luncheon. Members, guests and visitors are encouraged to attend and bring with them a homemade dish to share that will serve five or six people. The contribution can be anything from a warm casserole to a chilled salad; breads and desserts are also welcome. It is a cherished time to socialize, try new foods and dwell together in intergenerational community.
Frequently Asked Questions about Potluck
When does potluck occur?
Second Sunday of the month, after service, from October through April. September and June have special events planned, and in May we give families a chance to celebrate Mother's Day.
What should I bring?
Those who have young children may want to bring kid-friendly food such as pizza, hot dogs, or chicken nuggets; vegetarian dishes could be labeled to help those who are looking for that kind of food; soups, stews and casseroles are always well received as well as fruit, green salad and bread and cheese. Desserts are always appreciated, pre-sliced or in individual portions. We ask that you bring enough for 6-8 people. We supply coffee, cold drinks and paper supplies.
I'm not a cook, what can I bring to participate?
Snack chips or veggies with dips, platter of sliced deli meats and cheeses with bread, fresh seasonal fruit or fruit salad, tossed green salads, bakery desserts.
Where do I put my dish before church?
In the refrigerator, ovens (will be on 300 degrees) or in the coffee room if neither of those other places are appropriate.
How do we know when pot luck is ready?
The door between the sanctuary and coffee room will
magically open and it will be announced.
How is pot luck like the airport?
Parents with small children will go first.
How can I make pot luck happen easily and quickly?
Bring a dish to share. Help with setting up the tables and chairs. Make sure your dish is ready to serve (cut/ portioned, heated or warming, accompanied by the correct serving utensil) after service.
What needs to be done after pot luck is over?
Wipe off dining tables, put away coffee supplies, empty coffee urns, clear and wipe drink cart and return to RE kitchen, wipe off serving tables and return to the walls, wash out large church dishes and put smaller items in the dishwasher, take trash to dumpster. Check the
What is the very last thing to remember?
Take your serving dish and leftovers home. They will be waiting for you in the coffee room.
With the pandemic behind us, Paul Seadler and Paul Totaro would like to restart the UUFHC Men's Breakfast. We're planning to meet the last Friday of each month. All are welcome!
The next UUFHC Men's Breakfast will be Friday, February 23, 9 AM at Bob Evans, 14 Bel Air South Pkwy Bel Air, MD 21015.
Women's Brunch Club
The UUFHC Woman’s Brunch Club had its first monthly meeting on December 7. Five ladies met at Panara’s for a fun conversation—getting to know each other.
Our next meeting will be on the first Thursday in March: March 7. We will again meet at the Panara's in the Festival at 10:30 AM.
We invite all UU women—members or friends of UUFHC—to join us. It is women only and it is meant to be a safe space where women can share, support and collaborate with each other. We hope to see you there!