UU Area News

Volunteer Needed – Guest At Your Table

Guest at Your Table  – October 15 – November 19, 2017 The theme of this year’s Guest at Your Table campaign is Small Change is Big Change. The people of the Carteret Islands of Papua New Guinea are certainly facing big change. They are among the first communities on earth having to relocate because of climate change.  … Continued

Dan Schatz Concert at Unitarian Congregation of West Chester

Unitarian Congregation of West Chester Concert The Unitarian Congregation of West Chester Presents Grammy® nominated folksinger, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Dan Schatz on Saturday, November 11 at 7 p.m.  “Dan Schatz plays and sings both traditional folk-songs and contemporary gems that sound like they’ve been polished forever.” – Folklore Society, DC Click here to view the flyer.   This … Continued

March for Racial Justice & Compassion

March for Racial Justice & Compassion 10/28/2017 March Statement: For generations we have marched, sat-in, walked-out, blocked bridges, protested, and educated our communities about issues of racial justice in a struggle to transform the policies that produce injustice. The late Nelson Mandela once said: “People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be … Continued

Screening & Discussion of the Film “13th”

On Sunday, October 22 at 1:30 join Delaware United and the UUFN for a screening of the award-winning documentary “13th,” about “the intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States.” We will view the film and then have a discussion about it, led by several TBA local expert panel members. Also, this … Continued

Tues. Oct 10 – Meeting – A.L.E.R.T. (Allied Local Emergency Response Team)

A meeting of A.L.E.R.T. (Allied Local Emergency Response Team) will be held in the Youth Center at First Unitarian Church on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. You are invited to attend. In working toward its goal to foster connections among diverse communities, A.L.E.R.T. schedules a series of meetings at different locations in New … Continued

1st U Wilmington hosting Alternatives to Violence Project

2017 at First Unitarian Church Friday, October 6, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday, October 7, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Sunday, October 8, 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) is a multi-cultural volunteer organization that is dedicated to reducing interpersonal violence in our society. AVP workshops present conflict management skills that can … Continued

1st U Wilmington has a Social Justice Blog!

FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIAL JUSTICE CONNECTOR is the name of a blog maintained by the First Unitarian Church of Wilmington.  Jeffery Lott the church’s social justice chair has been posting on the blog since 2014. The blog features news and commentary on social action at First Unitarian Church of Wilmington, Delaware.

Social Witness

The Commission on Social Witness will hold its October video conference call Tuesday, October 17 at 11:00 a.m. EST. Join online or call 1-646-558-8656, meeting ID: 559 774 6972. The agenda will include reviewing the current Congregational Study and Action Issue (CSAI) submissions. The Commission is also hosting a meeting Wednesday, November 8 at 7:30 … Continued

Dismantling White Supremacy

Imagine what Unitarian Universalism would look like if it upheld and centered the history, the perspectives, the voices, and the leadership of Black lives of Unitarian Universalists. The Promise and The Practice of Our Faith Campaign is our opportunity to take the lead as a denomination in addressing our history of upholding white supremacy and … Continued

UUA Disaster Relief

Our UU friends and neighbors in Florida and the Caribbean—including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands—have experienced extraordinary devastation following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. We invite you to contribute to the UUA Disaster Relief Fund (formerly the Hurricane Irma Recovery Fund) so the UUA can provide financial assistance to UU congregations impacted by these … Continued