High School brunch

Sun., Nov. 25, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., IHOP, 9490 Blake Ln., Fairfax. Sign up here to attend. Contact Courtney Firth. Current high school youth will attend the one worship service at 10 a.m.and then meet at IHOP for brunch.  

Guest at Your Table initiative

Through Sun., Dec. 9. Questions? Contact Diana Tycer. This year, UUCF will participate in the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee’s (UUSC) Guest at Your Table initiative. The program helps participants of all ages build awareness about social justice and human rights, nurture lasting connections to UU principles, and strengthen UUSC’s work. This year’s program theme is Justice Across Borders. Since 2014, violence in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala has led nearly 250,000 Central Americans to seek asylum in the United States. UUSC works with partners along the migration route to address the reasons people embark on this perilous journey and to help minimize the dangers migrants face along their way. Congregants […]

Thanksgiving pie baking

Wed., Nov. 21, 1-5 p.m., Sanctuary Commons & Kitchen. Families are invited to prepare pumpkin pies for the Community for Creative Non-Violence shelter in DC. This is an annual tradition and a great child-friendly social justice activity. (Bring all the ingredients, including crusts and pie tins; we’ve got the bowls and utensils.) Pre-baked pies of any kind may also be dropped off as donations to CCNV. We’ll have festive music, snacks and crafts for the kids. Youth leaders are also needed to oversee the pie baking. Youth can sign up here to help run this event. Families coming to prepare pies do not need to sign up.

New Day Rising Conference

Identifying Your Congregation’s Next Steps in the Struggle with White Supremacy Culture. Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at UUCF. Register here. Fee: Sliding scale $20-$30-$40 (waiver for $10 fee as needed. Just ask.) Lunch included. Child care available – $5 per child. Please indicate your request for child care on your registration. Join UUs in the Central East Region for this day of learning, growing and rising. Sessions include: Why Do We Use the Words White Supremacy Anyway? with Revs. Megan Foley and Ian Evison There’s an Elephant in the Room: How to Have Difficult Conversations at Church with Rev. Dr. Hope Johnson Leading Racial Justice Work as UU […]