Category: News

Give the Gift of Fair Trade Coffee!

Fair trade coffee makes a great holiday gift! Purchase coffee and handmade craft items from the Sister Communities of San Ramon, Nicaragua table at coffee hour on Sundays. Funds provide financial assistance to our neighbors to the South.

Share Thanksgiving with Families in Need

Last Sunday’s Justice Offering raised more than $2,000 for Urban Ministries (UM)! Many thanks to those who donated so generously.

For Thanksgiving, Urban Ministries reports that they urgently need the following items: stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, cornbread/muffin mix, applesauce, boxed dessert, coffee/tea, peanut butter, jelly, … read more.

Family Ministry at UUFR

This week we continue with November’s theme: What Does it Mean To Be a People of ATTENTION?

Remember that parents have access to an extensive Soul Matters resource packet on the theme each month. It is full of questions, games and activities that can … read more.

Traffic Alert: I-440 West Ramp Closure

Traffic Alert – The I-440 West ramp to eastbound Wade Avenue closed on November 11 and will remain closed for up to two years. Drivers coming to UUFR can use the Hillsborough Street exit, turn left onto Hillsborough, then left onto Faircloth Avenue, and right … read more.

Wellspring: November 20

Wellspring Classes for November 20

American Eugenics: Just Part of Our Racist Heritage, Led by Mark Long. Eugenics, the practice of improving the human species through selective breeding, first took hold in Europe but became widespread in America in the early 20th century. Learn about this … read more.

Thanksgiving Day Potluck: Thursday, November 28

Join us on Thanksgiving Day for a potluck celebration, starting at 1:00 pm (eating at 2:00 pm) in Founders Hall. Prepare your family’s favorite Thanksgiving food and share your traditions with others. Please label your dish’s ingredients so that food preferences or allergies can be … read more.

Gallery: UUFR Milestones

On December 7, UUFR will be 70 years old! The display outside the Sanctuary currently displays photos, documents, and drawings that tell our story. We owe so much to those Founders who scrounged for places to meet for 10 years before they found Hawthorne House. … read more.