The Potomac Partnership was conceived by the senior ministers of the Fairfax, River Road and Cedar Lane congregations in early 2020. The congregations formed this partnership in an effort to share our gifts, meet our common challenges and practice our faith more holistically. The challenges to the systems, structure and sustainability of religion in America have been present long before the onset of COVID-19. This raises the question of how the three congregations can explore new and creative ways of furthering the work of our individual congregations, while also sharing our significant gifts to meet our common challenges.
- Shared worship services
- Guest ministers at each others’ congregations
- Music events and classes
- Regular lay leader meetings
- Shared music resources for worship
- Joint pastoral care training and support
- Stewardship discussions
- Shared Adult Education programming
- Shared anti-racism curriculum for adults and children
- Parent caregiving group
- Art classes
- Sexuality educators training
- Middle and high school fellowship events
Potomac Partnership events
All events listed below were designed for participation by all three congregations in the Potomac Partnership.
|Wed. Jul 6 at 10:00 AM||Wednesday Morning Book Club||Via Zoom Only|
|Wed. Jul 6 at 7:30 PM||Visual Arts Connection||Via Zoom Only|
|Thu. Jul 7 at 7:00 PM||Zoom Info Session for Cedar Lane Pilgrimage to India||Via Zoom Only|
|Sun. Aug 28 at 4:30 PM||New Youth Choir Sign-Ups|
Potomac Partnership news
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The UUCF Board of Directors recently approved the following resolution affirming the advancement of the Potomac Partnership: Whereas, the Unitarian Universalist congregations of River Road, Fairfax and Cedar Lane are facing similar challenges and opportunities; Whereas, initial conversations between staffs and members of the three congregations on possible joint strategies have been productive and have […]
Oct. 21, 2020. Dear members and friends of Cedar Lane, Fairfax and River Road UU congregations, We are writing to let you know of our congregations’ joint efforts to share our gifts, meet our common challenges and practice our faith more holistically. We are aware that challenges to the systems, structure and sustainability of religion […]