Council for Faith in Action

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

You can help feed the hungry!

Your contributions help to feed many in the area who don’t know where their next meal will come from. These food items needed by our Social Action ministries for May. 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 Book Group – May 8

The Racial Justice Book Group’s second meeting is planned for Monday, May 8 at 7:00pm, and will be held at UUCWC. The book to be discussed is The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead. Awarded the National Book Award for Fiction in 2016 and the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 2017, it has been commended for, … Continued

Food Items Needed in April

Here are the food items needed for April. It’s been updated. Please place all non-perishables in the basket in the Lobby. Perishables go in the freezer or refrigerator marked Food Ministry. Thank You!