Author: Barb Thomas

September Nature Walk Planned

Let’s start the fall right, gathering with family and friends for a nature walk! UCF’s Green Sanctuary and Adult SE Committees are pleased to announce a Fall Equinox Hike at Fort Macon State Park. We will meet at 2 PM on Saturday, September 17, 2022, … read more.

Volunteer for Voter Registration Drive

UCF is once again a sponsor for the annual Voter Registration drive that will be held at Carteret Community College from Monday 9/19 through Thursday, 9/22 this year. The event is organized by the League of Women Voters of Carteret County.
As a sponsor, our role … read more.

August UCF News

From Rev. Micah:

Dear Beloveds:

I’m back! Yes, I had a wonderful time at General Assembly–even with the news about Roe v. Wade that occurred that Friday. It was good to be in the company of other Unitarian Universalists as we affirmed our dedication to autonomy and … read more.

Rev. Sally B. White Center Dedication!

Enjoying refreshments and visiting with Rev. Sally after the dedication ceremony. Photo by Ron White

On Sunday, August 14, we dedicated the Reverend Sally B. White Center in honor of our Minister Emerita, Sally White.  The Center, which contains classrooms, meeting rooms, a nursery, and offices, … read more.

Experiencing SUUSI by Tom Wentworth

The Southeast Unitarian Universalist Summer Institute, lovingly known as SUUSI, is an intergenerational UU summer camp that has been running since 1970. After a two-year COVID-19 hiatus, when it ran only virtually, SUUSI was back in business on the ground this July, on the campus … read more.

Come Join Our Social Justice Committee

UCF Members show up for January 6th Protest in Beaufort

As we approach this new season in our new building and have more space and visibility, we have an opportunity to really make a difference as we “advocate for social and environmental justice within our community”. … read more.

The Value of Volunteerism

Does it feel to you as if you’re gently and gradually rejoining society after almost 3 years of COVID quarantine? Sure seems that way to me! Much is the same out there in the world, but much is also different. One thing that’s different for … read more.

“Trans Inclusion In Congregations” Class

A subcommittee of the Social Justice Committee has been working on renewing our Welcoming Congregation status with the UUA and expects to accomplish that goal by February 2023. However, our goals are much larger than just achieving the UUA Welcoming Congregation status – we want … read more.

UCF Holds First Red Cross Blood Drive

On July 28th, UCF hosted its first Red Cross blood drive.  For the UCF volunteers, this was a learning process, but the Red Cross team from Greenville was amazing, setting up an incredible amount of equipment, supplies, and stretchers in a very small place and … read more.

2022-23 Board of Trustees is Installed

July 1 is the beginning of a new Fiscal Year at UCF and on Sunday, July 3, 2022, our new Board of Trustees was installed during our service.  Many thanks to outgoing members of the Board: President Melva Kearney and Leadership Council Trustee, Mary Anna … read more.