Council for Faith in Action

Racial Justice Initiative – September Opportunities

by Dan Tuft, Co-Chair, Racial Justice Initiative The Racial Justice Initiative continues to provide you opportunities to engage, act, study and reflect on issues related to racial justice both within UUCWC and in the surrounding communities in which we live. As we endeavor to live our UU principles regarding equality and justice, remember to encourage … Continued

Immigration Today: A Community Dialogue

By Jasmine Ueng-McHale On Wednesday September 27, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm UUCWC will host a teach-in entitled, Immigration Today: A Community Dialogue. I have co-organized this event with other residents of Pennington, Ewing, Hopewell, Princeton and Lawrenceville. This event will be open to the community. The evening will begin with opening words by … Continued

Food Contributions Needed

These food items needed by our Social Action ministries. Please place all non-perishables in the basket in the Lobby. Perishables go in the freezer or refrigerator marked Food Ministry. Thank You!

Racial Justice Initiative Update – August 2017; Opportunities for You

The Racial Justice Initiative (RJI) hosted Dr. Ruha Benjamin on July 9, a professor at Princeton University, who spoke on The Beautiful Struggle. Her talk focused on racism as a system rather than individuals doing racist acts. She highlighted the importance of individuals having knowledge as well as courage to change the system and improve … Continued

Calling All Readers! Racial Justice Book Club- September 11, 2017

The book selection for September is Evicted by Matthew Desmond– a book that informs the impact of our country’s inability to effectively address poverty that disproportionately impacts people of color. Hope you can join Michele Roupp, Dave Anderson and Lynne Molnar on Monday, September 11, 2017 from 7-9 pm. This will be the third meeting … Continued

Summer Food Ministry Items

The need for food doesn’t stop during the Summer. The Food Ministry and the Morrisville Food Center continue their work. Please place all non-perishables in the basket in the Lobby. Perishables go in the freezer or refrigerator marked Food Ministry. Thank You!

Beloved Conversations Panel: General Assembly 2017

On the Friday of General Assembly, three leaders of congregations that took Beloved Conversations were asked to share their reflections having done this hard and sacred work. Robin was one of those three! Speaking before thousands in person, and more online, the full script that Robin shared is below. It can also be found online … Continued

Backpack Sponsors Needed for HomeFront Back-To-School Project

Please sign up to provide a HomeFront child with a Backpack of essential school supplies and clothing to get them started off right for school in the fall! You may sign up as an individual or in groups, and there is a sign-up poster in the lobby right now. Here’s how it goes: Sign up … Continued

Food Ministry Continues During the Summer

The need for food doesn’t stop once the warm weather arrives. The Food Ministry and the Morrisville Food Center continue their work. These food items needed by our Social Action ministries for June. Please place all non-perishables in the basket in the Lobby. Perishables go in the freezer or refrigerator marked Food Ministry. Thank You! … Continued

Racial Justice Initiative Update; Discussion on May 23

The Racial Justice Initiative (RJI) is concluding its second church year.  This year focused on congregants participating in Beloved Conversations curriculum, Black Lives Matter information meetings and listening circles, the formation of a People of Color circle that meets monthly, discussion and approval of a UUA recommended banner affirming our values, and creation of Facebook … Continued