The Climate Reality: Facts on the Climate Crisis and What You Can Do to Help

Tue., Jan. 30, 7-8:30 p.m. (snacks at 6:30 p.m.), Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Pl., Oakton. RSVP by emailing Susan Weltz. Sponsors: Sierra Club/Great Falls Group, 350.org Fairfax, Herndon Environmental Network, Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions and the UUCF Climate Action Group. Not a day goes by that you don’t hear a new report about the dire situation we are facing due to climate change. Contrary to some beliefs, scientists have been researching and studying this problem for over 100 years and have come to a near-unanimous consensus that the burning of fossil fuels is the major contributor. While urgent action is needed, there is plenty of hope and opportunity. Join Climate Reality Leadership […]

Fundamentals of Healthy Youth Ministry Training

Sat., Jan. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., UU Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd., Arlington. For more information and to register, click here. In this Fundamentals of Healthy Youth Ministry Training workshop, we’ll take the weekend-long training and distill it down to the basics like safety and the web of youth ministry and then address specific questions and challenges from the attending congregations. We’ll also provide optional self-study resources if participants want to receive all the information provided in the longer version. Offering this shortened version allows us to accommodate busy schedules that don’t allow for a full weekend commitment. This training is for youth and youth advisors and we highly recommend […]