Used Book Sale fundraiser

Sat., Apr. 29, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Accotink UU Church, 10125 Lakehaven Ct., Burke. Questions? Contact coom@accotinkuu.org. You’ll be sure to find something for everyone among our huge selection of books, CDs, DVDs, games and puzzles. The last hour of the fundraiser (1-2 p.m.), fill a paper grocery bag for only $5.

The Responsibility to Play it Well

by Director of Music and Arts Laura Weiss. What if someone were to film a documentary of your voice? Your voice would be the star of the show. What if a producer were to tell your story based on the life of that voice? I wonder what we might hear; what might we see? The film might begin with your first infant cry – then perhaps a close-up of your first words with mom or dad. Perhaps it might then pan out to your first sentences or first questions about the world. Were you to show the documentary to your friends, you’d be joyous remembering certain moments as you watched […]

Fighting for Racial Justice at UUCF

by Kaye Cook, Co-leader, Racial Justice Steering Committee. From a young age, I had a strong sense of fairness and equity. Luckily, I was fortunate to work in the field of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) in the federal government for most of my career. When I retired in February 2014, I was looking for a way to stay engaged in racial and social justice issues. As luck would have it, my husband and I attended a service at UUCF the same month I retired. I knew immediately I had found a place where my core values and interests were shared by others and would give me the chance to stay […]

People’s Climate Movement march

Sat., Apr. 29, and Sun., Apr. 30, downtown Washington, DC. Learn more here. Learn about Unitarian Universalist march activities. UUCF Climate Action Group contacts: Eric Goplerud or Jean Wright. April is Earth Month, and for UUs it’s Climate Justice Month, which includes our presence at the Peoples Climate Movement (PCM) events. March for Climate, Jobs and Justice. Sat., Apr. 29. UU RSVP here. 9 a.m.: UUs gather at Cafe Fifty-Nine (409 3rd St SW, 20024) to pick up signs, statement photos, meet-greet and organize with UUs from around the country (Federal Center SW Metro). 11 a.m.: Line up at the intersection between 3rd St. and 4th St. and Pennsylvania Ave […]

Mosaic Harmony goes to Rome

More than 20 members of Mosaic Harmony, the interfaith, interracial gospel choir co-founded 25 years ago by UUCF and Vienna Baptist Church, travel to Rome this week to participate in the Peace and Brotherhood International Choral Festival. The four-day festival begins with a performance at a refugee center. Mosaic Harmony will perform with choirs from Italy, the U.S. and elsewhere.