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UUFR Annual Book Sale, Oct. 5-7

UUFR”s annual book sale will take place the first weekend in October in UUFR’s Founders Hall. The sale will begin on Friday, October 5 from 3 pm to 7 pm, continue on Saturday, October 6 from 9 am to 5 pm, and end on Sunday, October 7 from 9 am to 1:00 pm. The book … Continued

Save the Date for UUFR’s Fall Freshen Up Oct. 6!

Before the leaves start turning their beautiful fall colors, let’s spend some time getting the UUFR campus looking pretty to match! Please plan to join us on Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon to take on projects both inside and out like we did for the Spring Spruce Up. All ages are welcome to … Continued

September Justice Sunday

The Justice Sunday collection recipient on September 23 is the Raleigh Police Accountability Community Taskforce (PACT). Raleigh PACT is a coalition of community-based groups, leaders, and non-profit groups committed to accountability, equity, and transparency in policing through the creation of a community oversight board with disciplinary power. Learn more about Raleigh PACT at http://www.raleighpact.org.

Raleigh Ramblers at the Science Cafe on Sept. 27

If you are a member or friend of UUFR, then you already are a Raleigh Rambler! We have lots of fun each month, and it’s a great way to make new friends. Contact [email protected] to be added to our email reminder list. On September 27, we’ll learn the latest about dinosaur bones at the science … Continued

Focusing Our Light

The Social Justice Council is pleased to announce a new project in the “Focusing Our Light” program. We’re deepening our relationship with Inter-Faith Food Shuttle by taking part in their “BackPack Buddies” program. One in five children are at risk of hunger in North Carolina. BackPack Buddies is designed to provide children from low-income households … Continued

It’s a Pizza Party!

Our High School Youth Group will be kicking off the start of the religious education year with a pizza party in Clara Barton after service on Sunday, September 23rd. All high schoolers are welcome. There is no need to bring anything but yourselves! Come and enjoy lunch, see old friends and make new ones!

September Men’s Breakfast Postponed

Men’s Breakfast The September Men’s Breakfast will take place on the 5th Saturday of September, due to Hurricane Florence. On Sept 29 at 9:00 our topic will be “Life’s Lessons. What knowledge / skills / behaviors / attitudes have you picked up over your lifetime (so far, of course!) and how have they helped (or … Continued

White Fragility Book Discussion for Sept. 16 Cancelled

The “White Fragility: Why It’s so Hard for White People to talk about Racism” book discussion scheduled for Sunday, September 16 at 12:30 pm has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled at a later date.

Circle Dinner Sign Up

Circle Dinners are potlucks where UUs gather in members’ homes to socialize in small groups over good food. The host usually prepares the entree, and guests fill in with dishes as suggested by the host. Sign up sheets are available in the downstairs foyer. Bring your calendars and sign up before they are all full. … Continued

Grounds Work Day Saturday September 8

It’s that time of month! Helping hands are needed to keep the plants and landscape of UUFR happy and healthy. We’ll be working on some pruning all over the property and pulling weeds around the front entrance. Please bring some gloves if you have them and any tools that are helpful for the job, such … Continued