“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, snacks at 6:30 p.m., followed by film screening and discussion beginning at 7 p.m., Chapel. Email Loretta Rowe to RSVP. 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 way she encounters scientists, celebrities, legislators and activists who shed light on what our society’s […]

“Let Us Be Heroes” documentary

Second in a three-part series of film screenings that elaborate on some of the solutions presented in the Drawdown workshop held recently at UUCF. Sat., Apr. 13, in the Chapel. Plant-based potluck at 6 p.m. (sign up to bring a dish); film screening at 7 p.m., followed by discussion. RSVP here. This documentary explores the impact of our food and lifestyle choices on our health, our home planet and our values by sharing inspiring stories from athletes, food and fashion entrepreneurs, a public speaker and an ocean warrior fighting to protect people, planet and animals. Watch the trailer here.

“Paris to Pittsburgh” documentary

First in a three-part series of film screenings that elaborate on some of the solutions presented in the Drawdown workshop. Fri., Mar. 22, snacks at 6:30 p.m., followed by film screening and discussion beginning at 7 p.m., Chapel. Email Loretta Rowe to RSVP. The UUCF Climate Action Group will screen “Paris to Pittsburgh,” a National Geographic documentary that brings to life the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards. Set against the national debate over the United States’ energy future – and the Trump administration’s explosive decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement – the film captures what’s at […]

Mindfulness Is a Means of Transformation

Feb. 25, 2019. By Interim 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 […]

Life Stages

Date: Sun., Mar. 31, 9:15 & 11:15 a.m., Sanctuary. Worship Leader: Senior Minister Rev. David A. Miller. Music: UUCF Community Chorale (9:15), Catalyst chamber choir (11:15). Religious Exploration: RE classes in session for age 2-Grade 12. Details coming soon. Child care for infants 6 months old to children 3 years old will be held in the Program Building. The Sanctuary Nursery will be open for parents caring for newborn infants. As always, parents are welcome to keep their children with them during services.

The Road to Liberation

Date: Sun., Mar. 24, 9:15 & 11:15 a.m., Sanctuary. Worship Leader: Intern Minister Pippin Whitaker. Music: New Dominions a cappella ensemble and Revolution Ringers handbells. Religious Exploration: RE classes in session for age 2-Grade 12. Preschool, Grade 1 Our Whole Lives, Grade 5 OWL, Middle School and High School begin and end in class. Kindergarten and Grades 2 and 3 begin in Chapel. Grades 4 and 6 begin in the Sanctuary. Child care for infants 6 months old to children 3 years old will be held in the Program Building. The Sanctuary Nursery will be open for parents caring for newborn infants. As always, parents are welcome to keep their […]