On Thursday May 23rd, join forces with workers in Durham as fast food workers in NC hold an action event to demand that McDonald’s respect their right to unionize. In America, unions are the best way for workers to move up and do better. When we join together … read more.
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UUFR currently has two pieces of office furniture “up for grabs” in the Volunteer Office. The pieces — a walnut-finished credenza and a glass-topped desk — can be yours if you wish. A donation to UUFR would be appreciated but is not mandatory. Come, take … read more.
UUFR’s Race & Culture Book Clubs is reading Michael Eric Dyson’s 2017 essay: Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America. — “The time is at hand for reckoning with the past, recognizing the truth of the present, and moving together to redeem the nation … read more.
UUFR’s Generosity Campaign has been continuing to reach out to members and friends who pledged in the past but haven’t yet this year. If this sounds like you, there’s still time to make your pledge before the Annual Meeting on June 9!
A list of everyone … read more.
Many thanks to the Coming of Age class for beautifying the planting area outside the sanctuary on the upper side. Weeding, trimming, a LOT of mulching and a few flowers were truly transformational! Participants were Isabella Portorti, Derek Mahato, Andrea Soo-Hoo, Isobel Kirchenbaum, Marathon Trunnell, … read more.
The annual UUFR campus Spring Spruce Up will be held this year on Saturday, June 8. Mark your calendar for the morning of June 8 now, and watch for more details and sign up information in the weeks ahead.
Last year’s Spring Spruce Up had more … read more.
The UUFR FY2020 budget will be voted on at the annual meeting on June 9th. In preparation, the Board is presenting this information for your consideration. As noted last week there will be three discussions on the proposed budget: May 26th after service, May 29th … read more.
The UUFR Foundation has $12,000 available for disbursement. The Foundation board is seeking one time grant proposals from UUFR members. Each proposal will require a staff or UUFR board member sponsor. Funded projects could be for capital investments, seed money for new UUFR groups or … read more.
UUFR will provide a chicken & rice casserole lunch on May 22 at Love Wins Community Engagement Center in Raleigh. We still need two more pans or one crock pot of chicken & rice casserole and eight more lbs. of broccoli salad. To sign up … read more.
Our Members Gallery (just outside the sanctuary) now has on display 25 beautiful paintings by Barbara Hinkel. They include watercolors, acrylics, and alcohol ink. Twenty-five percent of sales will go to UUFR.