Council for Faith in Action

RJI Praxis Group Update – April 2018

2. Service and Solidarity. The congregation offers concrete support and service to resource movements for racial justice, allowing frontline communities to strategically channel their energy and resources into Leadership. The above assessment point was the focus of our February 2018 Praxis Group meeting. This year UUCWC began supporting Black Lives Matter Trenton in their Books … Continued

March for Our Lives – March 24

From UU FaithAction NJ: Just a reminder that March for Our Lives New Jersey is coming up fast! March for Our Lives New Jersey takes place in Newark on Saturday, March 24, at 10 a.m., in conjunction with the national March for Our Lives event in Washington and with sister events across the state and … Continued

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 Study Group – Feb. 26

The first discussion and organizational meeting of the Racial Justice Study Group will be on Monday, February 26, 7pm – 9pm. (Bring your dinner if you have difficulty making that time slot). This group will meet monthly to learn about racial injustices and formulate ideas to work to remedy them.  A book selected by the … Continued

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