UUCR services

Sun., May 28, 10 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston, 1625 Wiehle Ave., Reston, VA 20190. Brunch featuring juevos rancheros will immediatly follow the service. UUCR will present “Unaccompanied: Youth Seeking Refuge,” a service featuring 10 adolescent immigrants who fled violence and poverty in Central America and traveled to the U.S. The students share what they’ve accomplished since arriving in the U.S. and how it measures up to their dreams. Rachel Gittinger of Central American Resource Center, a Latino resource and justice center in Washington, DC, will emcee. Oliver Contreras, one of the students, received his master’s degree in photojournalism from George Washington University and has taken portraits of the “Unaccompanied” youth. […]

DRUUMM gathering

Sat., Oct. 21-Sun., Oct. 22, Murray Grove Retreat and Renewal Center, Lanoka Harbor, NJ. Questions? Contact Ronnie Boyd. Calling all people of color! Diverse Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural Ministries (DRUUMM) is hosting its annual gathering. Join people of color across the country for worship, fellowship, conversation and community. Programming and scholarship details to come in June.

Flea market – vendors needed

Sat., Jun. 3, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Oakton Church of the Brethren, 10025 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. Rain or shine. Food, drinks and desserts will be available for sale. Vendor space is available for a $15 donation to the church and must be reserved in advance. Email office@oaktonbrethren.org or call 703-281-4411 to reserve space.  

Rockville UU seeks part-time minister

Contact Rev. Lynn Strauss, 301-762-7666, ext. 1 by Aug. 1, 2017. The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville, MD seeks a second minister to serve our vibrant, growing congregation. The position includes monthly preaching and an emphasis on adult faith formation, leadership training and pastoral support. We are a diverse staff team with strong interfaith outreach and social justice programming.

Meet UUs from around the world …

… and visit our Puriang partners. Questions or to talk about the trip, contact Dick Van Duizend, 703-850-6149. The International Council of Unitarians and Universalists will hold its bi-annual meeting in Shillong, India, on Feb. 11-15, 2018. Representatives from at least 24 countries and six continents are expected. There will be some financial assistance to enable young adults to participate. Shillong is the largest city in the Khasi Hills, and there will be opportunities following the conference to visit UUCF’s partner congregation in Puriang, about an hour away. In addition, the UU Partner Church Council (UUPCC) will coordinate a trip that will include visits to several Khasi Unitarian churches as […]

Shepherd’s Center Caregivers Support Group

Thu., Jun. 1, 10-11:30 a.m., Prog. Bldg. First and third Thursdays of each month, unless otherwise noted. For more information, contact facilitator Jack Tarr, 703-821-6838. Designed for caregivers of adult family members. Some are cared for at home, some in local assisted living facilities and some are out of state.


Saturdays through December 16, 9:30-11 a.m., Prog. Bldg. Contact Ravi Kaur (Chris Mason), 571-213-3192, to register or for more information. Senior discounts, drop-in rates or packages available. Increase your flexibility, reduce your stress and improve your breathing and health.    

Western Fairfax PFLAG and FLY

Tue., Jun. 6, 7:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. PFLAG is a support group for Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, and FLY is a support/social group for LGBTQ youth and allies ages 12 (with parental permission) to 19. FLY also holds teen lounges on the third Friday of each month. Email PFLAG or visit FLY’s Facebook page for time and place.