UUC of Annapolis seeks DRE

Please submit a cover letter, resume and two letters of reference from a UU religious professional to Rev. Kathleen Rolenz. Applications will be accepted through May 31. The Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis seeks an interim or permanent Director of Religious Exploration to lead our Children and Youth programs with creativity and collaboration and to serve the mission and vision of the congregation. This is a 40-hour week position requiring a bachelor’s degree, teaching experience, organizational skills, knowledge of child development and family systems, a love of children and youth, and a willingness to learn and grow. The DRE will supervise the RE Assistant and the Youth Coordinator. The Unitarian Universalist […]

“Birthright: A War Story”

Sat., May 19, 7:30-10 p.m., Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Ct., Burke. Questions? Contact Erica Steele. RSVP by May 11 to attend and/or request child care. Parking is free. Light refreshments will be served. Join the Accotink UU Church Social Justice Committee and NARAL Pro-Choice America for a screening and discussion of “Birthright: A War Story,” a feature-length documentary that examines how women are being jailed, physically violated and even put at risk of dying as a radical movement tightens its grip across America.

Art for Social Impact training program

Sat., May 19, 2 p.m. (workshops), 6 p.m. (ceremony), The Festival Center, 1640 Columbia Rd. NW, Washington, DC. Space is limited. Only 75 tickets available! Register here. The Sanctuaries DC is thrilled to announce its Art for Social Impact training program Summit, with a variety of engaging workshops on how to use the arts for social change, as well as an arts-based, spirit-filled celebration of the graduating artists.    

Art making for veterans

Sat., May 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, 641 D St. NW, Washington, DC. Open to and free for all veterans, service members, military families, and caregivers. Register here. The Sanctuaries DC is joining with the Armed Services Arts Partnership to offer a workshop that will empower veteran artists to connect their art making with the social causes that affect them so they can “make art with purpose.”      

Voices of the Heart: Time

Fri., Apr. 27, 7-8:30 p.m. (arrive at 6:45), Ezher Mosque, 10359 B Democracy Ln., Fairfax, VA. Free and open to the public. Register here (required). Light refreshments. Second installment of the Rumi Forum’s new discussion series: Voices of the Heart. This new initiative is meant for people to gain a deeper understanding of the people around them and to present to them your perspective on your faith, life and traditions. This small roundtable discussion setting is designed for attendees to meet one another and immerse themselves in conversations about social problems, community issues and other topics relevant to society from the basis of their faith or non-faith. Our second discussion topic […]

Pride Bingo at BRUU

Fri., Apr. 27, 6-10 p.m., Bull Run Unitarian Universalists, 9350 Main St., Manassas, VA. RSVP via the Facebook event. Questions? Contact Evelyn BruMar. Co-hosted by BRUU and Metro DC PFLAG. Must be 18 to play and 21 to collect any baskets that have wine. Due to limited seating, priority goes to bingo players. There will be ten rounds of bingo where the winner gets a themed basket. Two breaks with mini games will be played for smaller prizes. There will be a black card bingo round where the top three winners will win a date with an elected official; restaurant gift card will be included (date must be before delegates […]

Camp Spirit Quest

Mon.-Fri., Jul. 23-27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (early arrival and late pickup available for additional cost), on the beautiful acreage of Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church abutting Burke Lake Park, 10125 Lakehaven Ct., Burke, VA. For campers ages 5-12. High school and college students are counselors and middle school students are counselors-in-training. Fees*: $150 for 1st child; $120 every additional child; $120/child for weeklong Camp Spirit Quest volunteers. Includes five days of safe and fun instruction and activities, a T-shirt, a journal, pencils and two healthy snacks each day. Our week will conclude with a Friday pizza party and performance for children and parents. For more information, visit www.accotinkuu.org or email campspiritquest@gmail.com. […]

Cedar Lane UU seeks executive director

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter explaining your interest and including three supervisory references by May 15. Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church is searching for a full-time executive director to start Jul. 1. Position description here. Salary and benefits are aligned with the Unitarian Universalist Association Fair Compensation Guidelines for Large Congregations. Benefits include health insurance for both individual and family, dental, life, long-term disability, pension benefits, vacation and sick leave. The position is to be filled by Jun. 30. Cedar Lane UU is a diverse workplace and an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities, people of color, indigenous people, Hispanic/Latinx, LGBTQ and immigrant candidates are encouraged […]

Justice and Inclusion Conference

Sat., May 12, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., UCP Reston. Free conference. Advance registration encouraged. More information and registration here. Event will include food and social and networking opportunities. Questions? Contact James Dean, 571-830-8730. Featured speaker will be Rev. Elder Darlene Garner. Her presentation is titled, “And Now What? Crossing the Intersection of Just Us and Justice.” Rev. Elder Darlene Garner is a lesbian woman of African, Cherokee and Irish descent with a National Baptist and Episcopal spiritual heritage. She came out as a lesbian in 1973 and joined Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) in 1976. She is the mother of four adult children, has seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. In March 2010, […]

Accotink UU hosts 2018 General Assembly wrap-up

Wed., Apr. 25, 7-8:30 p.m., Accotink UU Church, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke, VA. Free event open to the public. Light refreshments provided. Questions? Email administrator@accotinkuuc.org or call 703-503-4579. What happened during the 2018 Virginia General Assembly and how can we better influence next year’s session? Come and find out what bills did and did not get passed by our state legislators at this presentation hosted by AUUC and the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy (VICPP), the state-wide organization that educates and organizes people of faith to bring social justice to the public arena. Kim Bobo, VICPP executive director, will present the status of issues important to VICPP, discuss why some […]