Circles of Life Reimagined: August 1-7, 2020
2020 has brought great challenges and change to our world. The Ferry Beach theme for 2020 is Joy and we’re looking forward to finding and living the joy our Ferry Beach community brings us. Though the pandemic may prevent us from all being together this year, we will be using technology to help keep us connected!
We have reimagined our conference for 2020.
Saturday, August 1 - Ingathering in the Evening
Sunday, August 2, 10:30 AM - Worship service Join Rev. Jason Seymour, former Minister of the Week and Theme speaker for our conference, for the regular Sunday service for the Springfield congregation with a Ferry Beach focus.
Sunday, August 2, 11:15 AM - Hybrid Coffee Hour for Conferees On-site and Online
Sunday, August 2, 7:00 PM - Hybrid “Sand Castle” Contest We encourage everyone/group to build a “castle” whether at the beach or at home. Feel free to get as creative using found materials whether sand, legos, flower pots, garden furniture, cardboard boxes, or whatever you happen to have in this COVID world. Submit photos in advance of the viewing. Traditional Judging by Zoom with itty-bitty ice cream cone prizes to all participants.
Monday, August 3, 7:00 PM - Campfire with Sing Along (Sorry, no Sing Down this year!) Sing-along will be pre-recorded to improve music quality. Folks are encouraged to send in recordings of them leading their favorite songs. We encourage everyone at home to get their s’mores ready to enjoy!
Tuesday, August 4, 7:00 PM - Women's Group / Teens Group / Children's Activity TBD - Volunteers Needed!
Wednesday, August 5, 7:00 PM - Men's Group / Middle School Group / Children's Activity TBD - Volunteers Needed!
Thursday, August 6, 7:00 PM - Talent/No-Talent Show & Coffee House Records a 2-3 Minute Video of your Act to be sent in by Tuesday Evening
Friday, August 7, 7:00 PM - Friendship circle and Dance Party. See you next year! Announce dates and coordinators for 2021.
ALSO - Take part in a virtual beach walk, a campus walk, watch a sunrise, meditate in the chapel or on the beach, and more at your leisure. Conferees will be provided a variety of Ferry Beach content to enjoy during the week.
We have always come together in community to grow, explore, learn, and build strong and lasting relationships, and this year is no exception! Please join us as you can as we as we build our community together from apart.
Please Join Us on Site if You Can!
Guests are welcomed to join us on campus and participate in Reimagined Programs from Ferry Beach! Review our COVID-19 response page to see what we are doing to keep everybody safe this year. If you are able and want to join us at the Beach this summer, please do! The loss in summer revenue is detrimental to Ferry Beach and the income our visitors provide us this summer will help us get through these difficult times.
Onsite Pricing Structure
Call 207-282-4489 x1 or email email@example.com to reserve your spot and we will see you at the beach!
Sign Up for Circles of Life Reimagined
In lieu of the standard conference fees we are requesting you provide a love offering (a donation to help sustain Ferry Beach) to participate in Reimagined Programs.
As a nonprofit organization we rely on the money from our summer season to operate year-round. The loss of income is very challenging, but all of the communities that come to Ferry Beach are strong and we will pull through together!
Thank you for your love and support during these difficult times.
Please note that conference portal information will be provided by Ferry Beach during normal business hours about 24-48 hours prior to the start of the program. Please call the Registration Office with any questions at 207-282-4489 x1
UUFAF—Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and Fun –has now joined the ranks of our other historical names (CVD and CBD). We have chosen our new name to more accurately reflect the nature of our welcoming and inclusive conference. We will continue to focus on our Unitarian Universalist heritage. Our goal of having FUN remains at the heart of our conference!