Sun., Jun. 30, 3-5 p.m., Music & Arts Room and Sanctuary Commons. What happens when two paintings are sliced to ribbons and joined together to form a new work? Visit Stevie O’Grady’s “Woven Works” in the UUCF ARTspeaks space to see for yourself. Join us to meet the artist and enjoy refreshments.(Stevie is the mother of UUCF member Katy O’Grady.) The exhibit is up through late August.
Sat., Oct. 19-Sat., Oct. 26. The October 2019 Living Legacy Pilgrimage (LLP) through Alabama and Mississippi offers participants an opportunity to discover the history, courage and commitment of the struggle for civil rights in this country. This is a spiritual journey, one that invites you to become a pilgrim, examining your commitments as together we carry the legacy of the civil rights movement veterans into today’s racially unhealed world. It is an experience you will not forget. This eight-day journey starts and ends in Birmingham, AL, where the 1963 Ku Klux Klan bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church killed four little girls – Denise McNair, Addie Mae Collins, Carole […]
Sun., Jun. 23, 7-9:30 p.m., River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation (RRUUC), 6301 River Rd., Bethesda, MD. Join us for a viewing of “Whose Streets?,” a firsthand look at the protests following the 2014 killing of a young African American man by a local white policeman in Ferguson, MO. After the documentary, we will discuss together the impact of this kind of direct storytelling, the ways in which communities come together to effect social change, and the everyday impact of racial discrimination. Free event. $5 donation will be appreciated. Register here. Sponsored by the RRUUC Educating4Change Pathway.
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia, MD, seeks a half-time community organizer to build relationships among the high school youth and young adults in our congregation and our Columbia neighborhood. The director of youth and young adult ministry (DYYAM) will work with this developing community to craft a vision for the ministry they desire and then facilitate its implementation. The DYYAM will join a collegial UUCC staff team that collaborates in cultivating an institution that makes a positive difference for the whole community. As we work to understand and dismantle white supremacy and intersectional oppressions, we seek staff who are compelled to work where their values are aligned. The ideal […]