Loss of DACA and TPS status will endanger more than 50,000 people in the DMV. People of faith from the 10th Congressional District needed to express their moral support for our immigrant neighbors, friends and relatives. Please call, visit or send letters of faithful witness to Rep. Barbara Comstock’s office and urge her to support HR 3440 and other clean legislation that will save DACA and TPS status. Sample letter here. Congressional contact info here. *Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected Status.
Questions? Contact Kerry Fraser. Please place your unwrapped but labeled gifts under the tree in the Commons by Dec. 17.
Thu., Dec. 14, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., National Rifle Association headquarters, 11250 Waples Mill Rd., Fairfax. UUCF is organizing this first-ever, national, interfaith worship service outside the NRA on the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre. Join with hundreds of faith leaders from across the religious spectrum to bring faithful witness to the moral scourge of pervasive gun violence and demand that the NRA embrace and Congress pass safe and sane gun laws. More information at https://uucfweb.wixsite.com/nra-clergy-witness.
To be part of local advocacy for climate solutions, contact Eric Goplerud or email@example.com. Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions (FACS) is kicking off Fairfax to Zero to press Fairfax County to adopt a budget for an Energy and Climate office to continue deepening and expanding energy efficiencies, renewable energy and to keep pace with other leading jurisdictions.
Thu., Dec. 14, 6:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Contact Ann King. Help support the family from Afghanistan that UUCF and the UU Congregation of Sterling are co-sponsoring.
Wed., Apr. 19, 7:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Contact Eric Goplerud. Everyone welcome. We’ll discuss preparations for the People’s Climate March on Apr. 29, the Carbon Footprint Game’s April focus on recycling and reuse, the Paris Pledge and more.
Wed., Dec. 20, 7:30-9 p.m., Social Hall. Meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month, unless otherwise noted. Meeting also available via conference call to 1-563-999-2090, access code 308302#. Contact Eric Goplerud. Everyone welcome.
First Sunday of each month, September through May, unless otherwise noted. Sun., Jan. 7, 4-6 p.m., Prog. Bldg. All are invited. If you haven’t read the book, you are welcome to listen to the discussion. Let’s Talk About Race is a monthly discussion led by members of the Racial Justice Steering Committee. In January, participants will discuss “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead.