Because of your generosity, so far we have delivered 34 fans to the Helping Hand Mission. Our last collection will be tomorrow, August 14, from 11:00 am-Noon at the UUFR Action Lot. Fan donations will also be accepted all weekend. There is a special need … read more.
Author: Congregational Administrator
UUFR is continuing to compost as a congregation. Last month we collected 144 lb of compostable material, our second best month ever, in spite of the facility closure. This is due to folks bringing in their food scraps and compostable paper products to the CompostNow … read more.
Sanctuary is a place of safety or refuge, usually a church. North Carolina has provided sanctuary to six undocumented immigrants facing deportation in churches in Greensboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh. Churches offer themselves as sanctuaries because it is expected that ICE will not go … read more.
What does it mean – “10 inch knitted or crocheted squares are being collected in the Action Parking Lot
It all began with the UUFR Refugee and Immigrant Team’s sponsorship of a newly arriving refugee family last fall in partnership with the U S Committee for … read more.
The following supplies will be collected in the lower parking lot at UUFR on August 14:
55 gallon trash bags (not 45 gall.)
disinfectants and dish soap
spoons, forks, and napkins
coffee, cups, sugar and creamer
wire brillo pads (not the sponge kind filled with soap)
breakfast meat (sausage, … read more.
Starting on Wednesday, August 12, NC Interfaith Power & Light and the North Carolina Council of Churches will be hosting an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us in the 2020 election. The online forums will occur weekly on Wednesdays from 12-1 pm … read more.
This weekend (Friday 7/31 – Sunday 8/2) UUFR members have volunteered to use their homes as fan collections points. Fans are being collected on behalf of Helping Hand Mission, who will be distributing them to needy families. You may drop off a fan at a … read more.
Habitat for Humanity of Wake County will receive our social justice offering in August.
We will hear from Rick Beech, VP of Faith Relations at Habitat Wake. Affordable housing is one of our social justice priorities at UUFR, and this year we have helped to support … read more.
UUFR is participating in a postcard writing campaign in partnership with the NC NAACP and Reclaim Our Vote. We are writing NC voters of color and asking them to pledge to vote and recruit five others to do the same. Pledging at the link we … read more.
For August, the book club is reading March by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell (Illustrator). It is a three-volume graphic novel of John Lewis’s life as a leader in the Civil Rights movement. Reviewers have said, “This graphic novel series is powerful and moving….It … read more.