Timely public statements on social justice issues

From the UUCF Board of Directors. Apr. 10, 2017. The following is the board of directors’ decision on timely public statements on social justice issues. In the last several months, the UUCF Board of Directors and congregation have had thoughtful discussions concerning how to best communicate our liberal religious values. The board heard a variety of opinions in meetings, emails and conversations. The majority of voices called for UUCF to be a beacon of liberal religious values in accordance with our principles, and for us to stand up for all marginalized people. We also heard that in this process, it was important that the elected board leadership exercise sound judgment […]

Mosaic Harmony goes to Rome

More than 20 members of Mosaic Harmony, the interfaith, interracial gospel choir co-founded 25 years ago by UUCF and Vienna Baptist Church, travel to Rome this week to participate in the Peace and Brotherhood International Choral Festival. The four-day festival begins with a performance at a refugee center. Mosaic Harmony will perform with choirs from Italy, the U.S. and elsewhere.

Second Chance Auction

Questions? Contact auction@uucf.org. Are you ready to snap up a deal on a seat at a dinner, a fun class or professional service? Check out our Second Chance Auction. This time you can be a bold Buy-It-Now Bidder. This is a different website from the one that ran the Online Auction, so you may need to create a login. If you received an email on Auction night, use that email address. Thanks for making the Auction a success!

Share the Plate

The January Share the Plate recipient is the Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons, which works to empower deaf and hard of hearing individuals and their families through education, advocacy and community involvement.

Shamanic Journeying Circle

Mon., Mar. 13, 7-8:30 p.m., Library. Second Monday of each month. All are welcome to this ongoing, drop-in Shamanic Journeying Circle. Experience in journeying is not necessary, but people new to the practice are encouraged to contact Jennifer Yi before attending a session. A brief orientation can be arranged before the circle opens. Please bring: Notebook and pen. Eye covering like a sleep mask or bandana. Rattle or drum. Yoga mat or cushion if you wish to stretch out on the floor. Attendees are encouraged to read “Shamanic Journeying: A Beginner’s Guide” by Sandra Ingerman.