The many videos of police killings of blacks and the starkly unequal impact of Covid -19 on people of color have stripped us of the capacity to ignore both the systemic and the viscerally personal and violent presence of racism in America. What are we … read more.
While we’ve been away, our dedicated volunteer grounds crew has been hard at work making our campus beautiful. (Practicing social distancing by working one at a time.) Thanks to Ginny Batterson, Ken Walsh, Jay Gudeman, Erik Dyke, Sheila Jackson, Lisa Bolen-Admire, Billy Liles, Steve Purucker, … read more.
Even though we’ve been in a bit of a time warp these past few months, the end of our church year is fast approaching. We are in a far different place than we were a year ago, facing a new array of unexpected challenges and … read more.
Even though our doors have been closed since March, members of our congregation are still participating and increasing their social justice activities. On most Friday mornings, from 11:15 am to 12 noon, volunteers are out collecting for several causes in the UUFR ACTION LOT (formerly known as lower … read more.
These unusual times require us to find new ways to get things done. Our annual meeting this year will be held virtually due to COVID19-related restrictions on in-person gathering. The meeting is scheduled for Sunday, June 7, 2020.
“Zoom doors” will open by 10:45 a.m., or … read more.
This week the Generosity Campaign shared a rollup of the results of our pledge drive through May 24. It has been, beyond question, the most successful campaign in recent years. Thanks to the generosity of our members and friends, our pledge total for the new fiscal … read more.
The UUFR Nominating Committee identifies and recruits finds UUFR’s congregational leaders. At this time we are looking for leaders for the 2020-21 year that begins July 1. While nominees for most open 2020-21 positions have been identified, there are still several openings to fill! Committee … read more.
For our members, the UUFR Care Team is ready to:
help with grocery shopping and other errands,
pair congregants with buddies to check in on one another,
connect individuals with lay ministers for spiritual needs,
help those facing economic hardships,
arrange for an IT tutorial if you need a hand with this … read more.
It is April 20th. We are still impacted by the COVID 19 virus, forced to stay home, our building is closed; however, the members of the UUFR have remained socially active. Many of the UUFR Social Justice ministry teams are meeting online and planning for … read more.
From your Anti-Racism Ministry Team – The Living the Pledge to End Racism March/April class is tentatively rescheduled for September 12 and 26th from 8:45 AM to 4 PM each day. There will be no parallel programming for children because September is already a busy time … read more.