Project Drawdown is an international effort that’s identified the top 100 realistic evidence-based solutions to reduce global warming. At a time when most of the news we get on our climate crisis is negative and frightening, Drawdown’s recommendations give us hope, along with positive, … read more.
The Environmental Justice Ministry Team (EJMT) is looking into the feasibility of leasing a solar power system for UUFR. A local contractor, Eagle Solar and Light, will make a presentation about the possibility of installing such a system to the EJMT on Tuesday, July 9, … read more.
UUFR’s Environmental Justice Ministry Team invites you to join us at Wellspring on April 17, as author and scientist Dr. Stephen Jurovics speaks on “The Hospitable Planet: Faith, Action, and Climate Change”. To learn more, visit the Justice Council’s bulletin board across from UUFR’s office.
Did you know that our sanctuary lights were replaced with LEDs by volunteers in our congregation? From late 2016 to early 2018, members of the Men’s Unbook Club (an auxiliary of a women’s book club that includes many of their spouses) installed LED lights in … read more.
Message from Your Environmental Justice Ministry Team
The Environmental Justice Ministry Team formed in 2018 under the Justice Council to refocus and energize our individual and congregational commitment to sustainable living and commitments we made as part of our Green Sanctuary designation.
We hope you will join … read more.
Our faith as Unitarian Universalists calls us to “give life the shape of justice” by speaking up and taking action to create a more just, equitable, tolerant, inclusive, and peaceful community, state, nation, and world for all people regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, gender, sexual … read more.
The Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice (UUSJ) are sponsoring a summit on climate change in Washington DC on September 15 -17 and will meet with Senators in person to deliver hand-written letters from constituents. The Environmental Justice Ministry Team of UUFR will forward your letters … read more.
Members of UUFR’s Environmental Justice Ministry Team participated in the kickoff meeting of the Triangle Interfaith Creation Care Network held on February 19, 2019, at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church. This group seeks to raise awareness, share knowledge, and encourage environmental stewardship in the local faith … read more.
Calling All Vegans! The Environmental Justice Ministry Team (EJMT) needs you! Drawdown (https://www.drawdown.org/solutions/food/plant-rich-diet) ranks a plant-rich diet as the #4 (out of 100 suggested) evidence-based, immediately practicable solution to global warming.
UUFR’s EJMT is focused on what we can do as individuals and as … read more.
UUFR’s Environmental Justice Ministry Team invites you to take part in Plastic-Free July, a global effort to reduce the non-essential use of single-use plastics. It’s time to assess our habits and eliminate waste from disposable cups and straws, plastic shopping bags, and more. Learn more … read more.