Council for Faith in Action

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

What does it mean to be an ally in our fight against racial injustices?

by Nathalie Edmond Racial Justice Initiative Co-leader and member of the Council for Faith in Action I sense that 2016 was an awakening for many people in terms of how much work still needs to be done regarding racial justice. In 2016 the Racial Justice Project at UUCWC transitioned to the Racial Justice Initiative acknowledging … Continued

UUCWC’s Racial Justice Initiative Update

So, what is current status of UUCWC’s Racial Justice Initiative? The election of Donald Trump opens a far wider conversation than when the Council for Faith Action initiated the information sessions and discussions about Black Lives Matter and racial justice early this fall. America’s deep history of racism and anti-Semitism, along with the more recent … Continued

Understanding Black Lives Matter – The New Civil Rights Movement: Info Sessions and Listening Circles

Understanding Black Lives Matter – The New Civil Rights Movement The Council for Faith in Action is sponsoring informational opportunities for congregants to learn about the Black Lives Matter movement and the Unitarian Universalist Association’s support of this movement for racial justice. These opportunities will be focused on the movement and racial justice as a … Continued