As Unitarian Universalists, we are committed to creating a more compassionate, just, and sustainable world. Here are some of the things we are doing and some of the ways you can help us.

Friday Action Lot

UUFR is staying active in Social Justice work during the pandemic. Action is happening every Friday from 10:30am-noon in UUFR’s back parking lot. Please refer to The Chalice, our weekly e-newsletter for current information on collections and ways to get involved – please join us!

Help us work for systemic justice in our wider community

For more information about our Anti-Racism Ministry Teamclick here or contact Diann Irwin and Jerri Meisner at [email protected].

For more information about our Environmental Justice Ministry Team, contact Russ Outcalt at [email protected].

For more information about our Food Security Ministry Team, click here or contact Sandy Pearce at [email protected]. We currently partner with Love Wins, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, and Urban Ministries.

For more information about our Habitat for Humanity project, contact Lynne Taylor at [email protected].

For more information about our Immigrant and Refugee Justice Ministry Team, contact Pat McLaughlin at [email protected].

For more information about our ONE Wake Organizing Team, contact Chris Olson at [email protected]. ONE Wake is a coalition of 40 congregations in Wake County advocating for issues including affordable housing, living-wage jobs, and educational opportunity.

For more information about our Welcoming Congregation Ministry Team, please contact Susan Silverio at [email protected]

For more information about our Community Supported Agriculture Ministry Team, please contact Donna Doran at [email protected]

Contribute on one of our Social Justice Sundays

One Sunday morning worship service each month is designated as Social Justice Sunday. On that Sunday, the offering benefits a local non-profit organization. Information about upcoming Social Justice Sundays is listed in The Chalice, our weekly e-newsletter.

You can donate to our Social Justice Sunday recipients at any time here.

Members and friends can make recommend organizations to be a Social Justice Sunday recipient here.

Stay Up To Date

Learn more about the activities of our social justice ministry teams through the Social Justice Blog.

Become More Involved

Our social justice ministry is organized by Rev. Sasha, our assistant minister, and our Justice Council, led by Jim Hurdis and Amy Gilbert.

Justice Council meetings are usually held on the second Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m.

Contact [email protected] for more information.