Council for Faith in Action

Update from the Racial Justice Initiative Praxis Group, February 2018

5. Theological Reflection. The congregation sees racial justice work as a natural expression their tradition’s values and beliefs, can articulate a theology of racial justice, and are able to evaluate issues and actions through the lens of their faith. The above assessment point was the focus of our December 2017 Praxis Group meeting and it … Continued

UU FaithAction NJ Conference – Feb. 4

From the folks at UU FaithAction (previously UULM NJ): On behalf of UU FaithAction NJ I would like to invite you to our “New Legislative Possibilities” Central NJ Conference on Sunday, February 4th at 12:15 pm – 3:15pm at the UU Congregation of Princeton. Lunch will be served. We hope you will join us as … Continued

Update from the Racial Justice Initiative and Praxis Group – January 2018

Our November 2017 Praxis Group meeting focused on Public Witness and Prophetic Voice. Basically, how are we as a community demonstrating our commitment to act to dismantle racial injustice as an integral part of our UU values? Our conversation at first focused on our practice of participating in public demonstration of our support for racial … Continued

Racial Justice Initiative Newsletter – Winter 2018

UUCWC RACIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE NEWSLETTER – WINTER 2018 The latest Racial Justice Initiative newsletter is also available to download as a PDF or Word document. An 8th Unitarian Universalist Principle is Proposed Nathalie Edmond, Co-Chair of the Racial Justice Initiative I am writing this article from my multiple identities, values and commitments. Some of my identities- … Continued

Racial Justice Initiative and Praxis Group Update – January 2018

Our November 2017 Praxis Group meeting focused on Public Witness and Prophetic Voice. Basically, how are we as a community demonstrating our commitment to act to dismantle racial injustice as an integral part of our UU values? Our conversation at first focused on our practice of participating in public demonstration for our support for racial … Continued

Workshop: What White People Can Do About Racism – Feb. 17

What White People Can Do About Racism FUNDAMENTALS, Part 2 How to act against racism from a position of unearned (and unwanted) racial privilege Saturday, February 17, 2018 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Unitarian Universalist Church at Washington Crossing 268 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd Titusville, NJ 08560 Presented by the Center for the Study of … Continued

Annual HomeFront Holiday Party and Mitten Tree – Dec 18

The annual HomeFront Holiday Party is Monday, December 18. We will give gift cards to our students who can use them in most any store, made possible by direct financial donations from church members and friends. Bernie Ruekgauer and Sarah Burke will be receiving donations during both coffee hours on December 10,and 17. Cash or … Continued

UU FaithAction NJ – Legislative Priorities for 2017-2018

The following is a list of legislative priorities for 2017-2018 for each of UU FaithAction NJ’s task forces. This list was generated at our annual Fall Issues Conference. It is arrived at by consensus, generally, by those in attendance and in accordance with UU FaithAction NJ policies and practices.  (As a reminder, the UU Legislative … Continued