Social Justice Yard Sale

Sat., May 6, UUCF campus. Sign up here to volunteer or email Volunteers needed and donations accepted: Wed., May 3, 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. Thu., May 4, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., May 5, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. (Donations accepted until 12 p.m. only.) Sat., May 6, 6:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Proceeds benefit: The UUCF Social Justice Council The Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna NAMI Northern Virginia Family Pass

Men Who Cook fundraiser

Sun., Apr. 30, 5 p.m., UUCF Sanctuary. Tickets: $70/person, available from Joanna Walker during select coffee hours or contact Victoria Robinson, 703-237-6826. The Men Who Cook event includes great food, drink and entertainment and is sponsored by the NOVA Catholic Community and its social justice project Safe Kids. The NOVA Catholic Community is building a three-floor Safe Kids Center in one of the poorest, roughest barrios in Mexico City to provide meals, schooling, health care, life skills training and therapy for kids, teens and parents.  

Families for Social Justice

Sat., May 13, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 20 Export Dr., Sterling. Sign up here before you go. If you will be carpooling, contact Mia French or Linnea Nelson to request a release form. Families for Social Justice intergenerational service project to benefit Women Giving Back (WGB). Drop in between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to work with other UUCF friends and families. WGB assists women and children in crisis by giving them free clothing from the organization’s store. Volunteers sort, restock, play with clients’ babies and young children in the child care area or work in the warehouse. (Note: All adult males work only in the warehouse behind the storefront). Their clients are currently living […]

Innovation for the Future of Unitarian Universalism

by Senior Minister Rev. David A. Miller. With huge excitement and anticipation, I have the privilege of announcing the recipient of UUCF’s Innovation Fund grant. Last Tuesday night, after a 9-month review process, the UUCF Board of Directors approved a proposal for a UUCF-sponsored, off-campus effort targeted to young adults (20s and 30s). The mission would be to help Northern Virginia young adults explore and live UU values in an intentional community. The proposal is a joint effort by Betsy Bicknell and Wendy Astell. In a generous bequest, the late Stan Richards provided seed financing for innovative projects that expand UUCF’s outreach to those not now engaged in our congregation […]