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.
UUFR has been volunteering with the Grocery Bags for Seniors (GBS) Program at the Interfaith Food Shuttle for over ten years. Because of COVID-19, the GBS program is being done differently, at least through the end of the 2020. They need small groups (up to … read more.
Since this congregation welcomed a new minister last year, we’ve faced many unexpected challenges. However, I don’t think I’m alone in perceiving that UUFR these days is experiencing a greater sense of cohesion, connection and community. Leadership matters. What if we could, individually and collectively, … read more.
Of the several things I do in my retirement, probably one of the most satisfying and most challenging things is the transportation of refugees sponsored by USCRI to their medical appointments. So, let me tell you about my first time I took a family to … read more.
Many UUFR staff members will be taking time away this summer, and this post provides some specifics.
Rev. Sasha will be on vacation from June 29 – July 19. While she is away, please contact me, Rev. James, regarding any matter about which you would normally … read more.
I like to think that as consumers we can move the environmental needle by using our purchasing power to influence the kinds of goods that are manufactured. With that in mind, thought I’d share info on some eco-friendly products that a couple of us have … read more.