Islamophobia and Anti Racism Workshop, Saturday March 24

The Movement to End Racism and Islamophobia (“MERI”) will present a workshop on Saturday, March 24th from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. This will be an interactive presentation on Islamophobia and racism, including a discussion of real life scenarios of Islamophobia and how to respond.The workshop will provide examples of solidarity actions, information about upcoming … Continued

Immigrant Solidarity Volunteer Orientation

This Sunday, March 18 from 2-6 pm, join members of our Anti-Racism Ministry at a volunteer orientation offered by Alerta Migratoria, a local migrant-justice organization that has partnered with the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. The training will provide context and real-life examples of the results of Alerta Migratoria’s work as rapid responders in deportation defense, … Continued

Beautiful Jewelry for sale in Showcase

The Aesthetics Committee is proud to present a beautiful jewelry display by Chris Register in the glass showcase in Founders Hall lobby through April 30. To purchase jewelry on display, contact the artist at 919-210-3250 (leave message). 25% of all sales goes to UUFR.

New Art Show in Founders Hall

The UUFR Anti-Racism Ministry Team and the Aesthetics Committee are proud to present striking paintings by artist Cornelio Campos in Founders Hall through April 21. 25% of all sales goes to UUFR. To purchase the art on display, contact the artist at [email protected] Cornelio Campos has worked and lived in his native Mexico, California, and … Continued

Looking for Anti-Racism Trainers

UUFR is sponsoring a training of trainers for the Living the Pledge to End Racism workshop the weekend of April 27 and 28. The Anti-racism Ministry Team is looking for people who are interested in being trainers. You must have experience in small group facilitation and prior antiracism training to participate. Please let Diann Irwin … Continued

Love Wins Eyes of March

Love Wins Eyes of March:  Please donate eye glasses to the homeless population served by Love Wins. They are in need of used or new prescription or non-prescription glasses, sunglasses, and floppy hats. A box labeled Love Wins Eyes will be in the foyer. Thank you for your donations.

Food Drive for Urban Ministries March 4 and March 11

UUFR’s food donations will be delivered to Urban Ministries on Friday, March 16. Please bring non-perishable food the next two Sundays, March 4 and 11, and leave it on the shelves near the entrance on the lower level. Urban Ministries (UM) of Wake County serves more than 25,000 Wake County residents each year. Urban Ministries … Continued

Nominations Are Open for the Michos-Irwin Award

Our Board of Directors is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Michos-Irwin Award, to be awarded at the annual Congregational Meeting. Read more and get a nomination form here.

Closing in on Our Goals!

New excitement and energy as well as spirited work are moving UUFR toward a culture of abundance. No element of our ministries embodies this change more than your response to our 2018 Generosity Campaign. As you can see in the table below, we have reached 80% of our monetary goals and have increased our pledging … Continued