Council for Faith in Action

Racial Justice Book Group Update – Next Meeting is May 8

The Racial Justice Book Group held its first of four meetings Monday, February 13, focusing on The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear, by The Rev. Dr. William Barber II and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove. A total of 19 participants discussed Reverend Barber’s “blueprint for movement building” and specific … Continued

Food Requests for This Month

Here are the Food Requests for March and April. The Food Ministry Deadline is March 5th.  Thank you for your support.

UUA and UUCWC Common Read

UUCWC’s Racial Justice Initiative is encouraging congregants to read The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II with Jonathan Wilson-Hargrove. To quote from the UUA website: “The Third Reconstruction offers helpful, practical guidance for engaging with justice movements born in response … Continued

Used Cell Phone Collection for Womanspace

Womanspace in New Jersey (www.womanspace.org) provides a wide range of services for women, men and families impacted by domestic and sexual violence.  If the phone is a newer one with a charger they have them reprogrammed and distributed to Womanspace clients. Older, analog phones without chargers are sent to a company that reimburses Womanspace for … Continued

Directions to St Mary’s Cathedral- Trenton, NJ

St. Mary’s Cathedral is located at: 151 North Warren Street in Trenton, NJ. It is best to approach via Willow Street to Bank Street where there is parking rear of the Church and into the dining hall.  Some maps call the entrance Chancery Lane.   Here’s a link to a Google Map.

What is Loaves and Fishes?

What Is Loaves and Fishes? Loaves and Fishes is an annual church-wide, social justice project that involves up to 100 members. On one weekend, we prepare 800 bag lunches and prepare and serve up to 800 hot meals. Where The lunch preparation takes place at UUCWC. We serve the hot meal at St Mary’s Cathedral … Continued

Racial Justice Book Group – Feb 13

The Racial Justice Book Group’s first meeting is February 13 at 7:00pm at UUCWC.  The book is the Unitarian Universalist Association’s current Common Read, The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement, by Reverend William J. Barber. Please contact Michele Ruopp if you plan to attend. Future book … Continued

Racial Justice Initiative Bulletin: January – March 2017

Welcome to the first Racial Justice Initiative bulletin for 2017. The name has been changed from Churchwide Racial Justice Project to UUCWC Racial Justice Initiative to better acknowledge that the work towards justice is open-ended. Our nation faces many challenges and great injustices and our seven Unitarian Universalist principles call us to action: The inherent … Continued

Exploring the Diversity and Spiritualty Connection

By Angelo John Lewis, a friend of UUCWC and co-founder of the Diversity and Spirituality Network The Diversity and Spirituality Network invites you to participate in its inaugural one-day Experiential Exploration, “The Things We Don’t Tell Each Other” to be held February 4th at the UUCWC. Through dialogue, experiential exercises and group and group reflections, … Continued