Committee News

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

My Reflections: GA 2017

With the financial support of UUCWC, I was able to attend this year’s General Assembly (GA) in New Orleans. For those who don’t know or who are new to the faith, GA is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). The gathering includes opportunities for worship, learning, discussion and voting on denomination policy, … Continued

Wake Now Our Vision Campaign: Legacy Opportunity

UUCWC has an exciting opportunity to take advantage of special funding that would strengthen/enhance our financial stability for the future! Further to the brief introduction at our Annual Congregational Meeting, the Endowment Committee would like to provide more details about the Wake Now Our Vision Campaign and we encourage UUCWC members to seriously consider how … 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

Join the Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge has begun! This summer, we are exploring more intentionally the vast, rich territory of books by and about people of color. Capitalizing on the concept of summer reading, this is a low-pressure read-a-thon, where we set our own goals and read what we like. The idea is simply to challenge ourselves … Continued

Racial Justice Initiative Hosting Guest Speaker Dr. Ruha Benjamin – July 9

Racial Justice Initiative is hosting guest speaker Dr. Ruha Benjamin on Sunday, July 9th from 12 to 2 pm. Beautiful Struggle: Building Knowledge and Courage for a Better World In this talk, Professor Ruha Benjamin will pair social scientific insights on racism and inequality with spiritual insights on human oneness and justice which, taken together, … Continued

LGBTQ+ Potluck & Group Forming

UUCWC has a long history as a Welcoming Congregation; embracing and providing space for the LGBTQ+ community for decades. In this tradition, new efforts are underway to gather LGBTQ+ members and friends of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Over twenty members of all ages attended a potluck at the church in mid-May to break … Continued

At the 2017 Annual Meeting, We Faced Our Growth

Congregational growth — and how we can harness it for good internally and beyond our walls — was a recurring theme at the UUCWC Annual Meeting, June 4. Ninety-nine members attended the meeting, exceeding the count for a quorum. Three of the board’s goals this year related to our growth either directly or indirectly. At … Continued

8 Sacred Circles Celebrates the Summer Solstice June 20

Join 8 Sacred Circles as we celebrate Litha, the Summer Solstice. On this longest day of the year, we gather to celebrate light and warmth. Heidi Dalzell will lead our ritual, in which we will call upon the divine to awaken the sacred flame within our souls. Weather permitting, the ritual will be held outdoors … Continued