“Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch” documentary

Final segment in a three-part series of film screenings that elaborate on some of the solutions presented in the Drawdown workshop. Fri., May 31, Chapel, doors open at 6:30 p.m. for plant-based snacks and conversation and Eric Forbes from Fairfax County’s Department of Public Works will give a brief talk about county recycling followed by the movie. RSVP here. The UUCF Climate Action Group will screen “Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” an independent documentary that chronicles Angela Sun’s personal journey of discovery to one of the most remote places on Earth, Midway Atoll, to uncover the truth behind the mystery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Along the […]

Mindfulness Is a Means of Transformation

Feb. 25, 2019. By Director of Religious Exploration Diana Tycer. The UUCF mission statement sits on my desk, and I read it almost daily. As I am sure you all know, it says our mission is to transform ourselves, our community and the world through acts of love and justice. For some in our congregation, those words call them to bold and visible action. They protest monthly in front of the National Rifle Association headquarters, they travel to Richmond to lobby our state representatives, they network in the community to combat climate change, serve the homeless and foster interfaith collaborations. They work with others in the Unitarian Universalist Association and […]