UUCF Program Update: Refugee Resettlement Project

Feb. 12, 2018. By Project Chair Ann King. Marzia told me, in her basic English, that she is so lucky to have our congregation in her life. The Refugee Resettlement Project began sponsoring Marzia in September 2016 when she and her two children arrived in the United States. Marzia is a widow from Afghanistan whose husband was killed by the Taliban. The family sought refugee status here after the Taliban threatened her 10-year-old son. They waited in Pakistan for 3 years. UUCF and the UU Congregation of Sterling (UUCS) have combined efforts to help the family resettle. From the outset it was clear that Marzia’s concern for her children was […]

On the Road to … Money Matters

Feb. 12, 2018. By Senior Minister Rev. David A. Miller, Generosity Team Chair Dave Wiemer and Annual Giving Campaign Chair Meg Harrelson. At this year’s UUCF Board of Directors retreat, the board decided it was important to be as transparent as possible in discussing UUCF’s budget and resources with the congregation. The UUCF Generosity Team is also taking bold steps to be as transparent as possible in communicating how we give, the kind of financial support required and what our pledges support. In a step toward that transparency, this year’s Annual Giving Campaign theme is On The Road To … Money Matters. Let’s face it: Money is hard for congregations […]