Category Archives: Social Justice

We support women!! (Actually, everyone)

What’s possible in the near future? Will politicians recognize that everyone deserves quality healthcare or will they legislate that only some do? Keeping clinics open is a major struggle but achievable with your gifts. Shouldn’t women’s right to quality health … Continue reading

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Rain was in the air

Yesterday we had a fearsome thunder storm. Heavy rain and lightning—really fascinating to watch from my living room window. Later I read on Facebook that some of my friends got caught in it. Luckily, they made it to the safety … Continue reading

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Continuing to Think Pink

Whether you went to Washington in January or viewed from home, it was impossible not to feel the heat and the passion! Watching the speeches at the Women’s March, it was hard not notice the participation of Planned Parenthood. This … Continue reading

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Being a part of something great!

  During the summer we gathered canned goods for the Foodbank. And, we also collected money—$252.     Here’s what happened The Foodbank distributed 11.7 million pounds of food in 2016 which is the equivalent of almost 9.7 million meals! … Continue reading

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What I Learned on Election Day

I was told this election was supposed to be a landslide. For weeks I had been consuming political podcasts, checking five thirty-eight every day and listening to NPR in the evening. I knew how this was going to turn out. … Continue reading

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The inherent worth and dignity of every person

For some folks, the unimaginable happened yesterday and for a lot of other folks, their world is bright and shiny today. Unitarian Universalism has never been about winning the White House. It is an umbrella for everyone regardless of who … Continue reading

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Big Footsteps, Big Impact

Wherever we are, most of us want to make an impact. It wasn’t too many years ago that the Fellowship  did a second passing of the basket on the third Sunday for LINK and once a year for PORT. But … Continue reading

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Every Child is Our Child Program

This is part of the UU-UNO’s mission (UU-United Nations Organization). Unitarian Universalists are called to advocate for international human rights; to be a voice for the voiceless by promoting the inherent worth and dignity of all living things. Every Child … Continue reading

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The UN, the UUA and Empowering Women

It’s unbelievable that in developing countries, one in every three girls is married before reaching age 18. Sexual Rights are the ability to make your own decisions about partners, privacy, and protection. “Guided by our principles, Unitarian Universalists are called … Continue reading

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What’s in it for us?

Most of us “get” that our pledge payment pays the minister and the Director of Religious Education as well as our mortgage and utilities. You might call this the things that are for us. But what about things that are … Continue reading

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