Unity Walk in DC

Sun., Sep. 10, 12:30 p.m., meet in the UUCF parking lot to carpool to DC (we’ll return about 7 p.m.) Open to everyone. Free; donations welcome. Contact Rod Paolini. Join a contingent of UUs in Unity Walk 2017, a celebration of unity and support for our diverse community. After an opening ceremony at the Washington Hebrew Congregation, participants walk down Massachusetts Avenue visiting many houses of worship, including Sikh Gurdwara, Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, St. Nicholas Cathedral (Russian Orthodox), Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See, Buddhist Culture Center (Soka Gakkai) and the Islamic Center of Washington. At each stop, participants will meet a few of their members and learn […]

Grounds project scheduled for last two weeks of August

One of the Reach Campaign projects we’ve been planning for some time is finally going to happen the last two weeks of August. As part of our improvement of the UUCF grounds, we will be installing a water catchment infiltration trench and retaining wall at the base of the hill below the traffic circle, which will retain the water that currently flows across the yard in front of the Program Building, causing erosion and creating a muddy mess, especially in the winter. This has been a problem for a long time. Perhaps you’ve noticed the exposed tree roots from the erosion or the mud after a rain. The wall and […]