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.
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.