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Inspired by love, our mission is
to seek our true nature,

connect openly and deeply,
and act for justice.

Join us this Sunday at 10am

Via Zoom

Whatever the FAITH and TRADITIONS of your past, 
WE WELCOME YOU

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THE OFFICE IS CLOSED

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  

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Stay Healthy & Safe

tHIS SUNDAY 10/25/20 at 10:00 a.m.

"To Be Understood as to Understand"


Rev. Dr. Joshua Snyder,

minister

The term white supremacy is used more and more in Unitarian Universalism these days, not about other people, but about ourselves.  We will explore how our faith's understanding around white supremacy and anti-racism has come to be and how we as individuals and as a congregation can dismantle white supremacy in ourselves.  We will hear from the NFL, Motown legend Marvin Gaye, the UUA's Report from the Commission on Institutional Change, St. Francis during World War One, and get tips on how to succeed in pool.

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HIGHLIGHTS

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Select Items from our gift shop are now available online!

Handcrafted and unique items including jewelry, ceramic, paintings, stuffed animals, shadow boxes

and more!

Click Here to see our catalog

Please browse through the catalog and see the order form on the last page for how to order.

All items are donated and 1

100% of the proceeds goes to UUCHV.

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The Social Justice committee will be conducting the ninth semi-annual collection of shoes in any condition. 

 

The shoes will be donated to Soles4Souls, an organization which distributes lightly worn shoes of ANY kind and size, and in any condition to underprivileged people throughout the world, including stateside after catastrophes, etc. 

 

Shoe donations can be dropped off in UUCHV's parking lot on Saturdays October 24th and November 7th between 10:00 am and 12:00 noon.

 

 For more information, please click HERE for the website.

tuesday, nov. 17

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Anti-Racism, Anti-Oppression Discussion Series

 "Bail Reform in New York State 2020"

7:30 - 8:30 pm

 

White New Yorkers are nearly twice as likely as Black New Yorkers to be released on the same day that their bail is set and serve shorter amounts of time in pre-trial detention overall than Black New Yorkers.

Prior to the session, the following are suggested:

https://www.uuworld.org/articles/end-money-bail-ga-2018

And

https://brooklynbailfund.org/criminal-legal-bail-resources

(scroll down to the fact sheets)

and

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/31/nyregion/cash-bail-reform-new-york.html

and

https://www.uua.org/loveresists/end-money-bail

 

Roll back on April 1, 2020

https://filtermag.org/ny-governor-cuomo-bail-reforms/

WHO WE ARE

Unitarian Universalism is a covenantal, non-creedal religion-- meaning we are bound together not by dogma or doctrine, but by our commitment to be in intentional and thoughtful relationship with one another as we walk the journey of seeking the truth. 

As a community that is committed to living, working, and worship with each other in ways that foster individual and collective growth, we agree to live by our covenant.

To create an atmosphere of trust and safety, we agree to call each other back into covenant and to forgive ourselves and others. 
 

NEWS FROM THE UUA

Media Roundup:

We need more voices out here

Amanda Schuber, a member of the UU Church of Huntsville, Alabama, speaking at an event organized to protest the death of George Floyd, said, “We need more voices out here. We need to be out here every day if we have to—to continue to say this is not our America. This is not the country we want to live in where Black and Brown bodies are not valued as much as other bodies.” (Rocket City Now, May 30)

Amaryllis Charles, a recent high school graduate, was among those who joined a protest at Universalist-Unitarian Church in Waterville, Maine. “I am angry and I am hurt,” she said. “These are Black people that look like me being killed in the streets, and the people who are doing it aren’t being held accountable.” (Central Maine, June 1)

Speaking at a public witness event outside All Souls UU Congregation in New London, Connecticut, the Rev. Carolyn Patierno said members of her congregation have been holding witness events for the Black Lives Matter movement for five years and were “out there to raise their voices in solidarity for those who are victims to systems of violence. We understand this to be a moment where we are compelled to speak up.” (The Day, May 29)

UU Charlie Woods helped organize Foxboro Stand-Out for George Floyd and Social Justice this past Sunday afternoon in Foxboro, Massachusetts. “Some people have the perception that in suburbs we are not going to come out and sit quiet in our homes, so it’s really nice to see people willing to come out and stand-out for the cause against racial injustice,” Woods said. (The Sun Chronicle, June 1)                                               

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