Category: News

Minister Succession Planning

By: Jim Yocom

Rev. James’ Contract

Rev. James’ contract expires at the end of July 2024. Though that might sound like the science-fiction future, UUFR needs to make a critical decision this year about what happens on August 1, 2024.

As a “Developmental” minister, Rev. James was hired … read more.

Strategic Planning Process & Update

By: Sandy Pearce, Board Member At Large

The Board needs you to create a meaningful, viable strategic plan for the next few years at UUFR.

Think of a strategic plan as “frame-bending” planning. Imagine an artist whose radical, innovative ideas bend the frame of the picture in … read more.

To Err is Human…And Last Sunday I Did

From Reverend James

During last week’s worship service, I completely forgot to lead the Ingathering Ritual, the part of the service in which we pour small containers we have brought either from some place near home or our summer travels to symbolize the regathering of our … read more.

ONE Wake Fall 2022 Events

Three Wake County Commissioners, the county manager, and additional county staff joined ONE Wake leaders for two hours on August 28 to hear directly from homeowners about their experience with skyrocketing housing costs, and to discuss possible solutions to prevent displacement.

ONE Wake, the … read more.

UUFR “Mask Optional” Starting September 4

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh will be “mask optional” starting Sunday, September 4. Masks will not be required during worship services or at any UUFR gathering.

The UUFR board, reviewing the latest CDC guidance, decided on this change at its August board meeting.

Both N95-type masks … read more.

CSA 2022

Sign up now to enjoy tasty carry-overs from Summer into early Fall:

Bell peppers

Squash – yellow

As well as these additional tantalizing probabilities:


Peppers – hot

Squash – butternut

Sweet potatoes
Turnips and turnip greens
Chestnuts (plus roasting gala!)