UCF’s Social Action Committee is staying busy, even in this time of COVID. This committee’s makeup is ever-changing – any member of the congregation can bring a social justice issue or project to a meeting for consideration, or they can join us to work on … read more.
Category: Social Action
Mary Anna Newman, Holly Rogers, John Brobst, Marti Newman, Terri Thomas, Rev. Michelle Ma, Barb Thomas, Penny Hooper, and Harriet Altman attended the event. (missing: Mark Hooper)
Members of our congregation were scattered through the crowd at the Eugene Goodman Appreciation Event at Grayden Paul Park … read more.
Halle and Ella
Once again, we were able to have the opportunity to purchase gifts for children in need this year through the Christmas Tree Project in Morehead City. There were more families this year that signed up to receive gifts than last year and they … read more.
As is our UCF tradition, whenever there are five Sundays in a month, the Social Action Committee selects a local charity to receive all non-pledge offerings for the month. The Committee selected local food pantries across our county as recipients of our January 2022 collection. … read more.
Christine Winslow delivering all the wonderful handmade items from the Twisted Sisters
Our 2021 Holiday Gift Bag season began with a very generous donation from you, the UCF congregation. Then, The Twisted Sisters, members of a knitting and crocheting group who … read more.
For many years, the Unitarian Coastal Fellowship has been financially supporting the Sister Communities of San Ramon Nicaragua (SCSRN), a non-profit located in Durham, NC, and many of our members and friends have participated in their winter Ecotours in Nicaragua each year. The stated goals … read more.
On September 27th through 30th, UCF co-sponsored the annual Voter Registration drive at Carteret Community College, along with the League of Women Voters, CCC, the Carteret County NAACP and the CCC Student Government.
This year, voter registration was done in the Bryant Student Center as well … read more.
Thank you to all who participated in our anti-racism instrument!
Over 90% of respondents strongly agreed that it was important for our congregation to work toward a more racially just country and the responses were evenly split between those who were more drawn to mobilizing individuals … read more.
Exploring Anti-Racism as a congregation
Over the past two years, some UCF members have been reading, learning, and discussing the concepts and ideas around anti-racism, equity and social justice. In early June, UCF members and friends received a request to complete a brief survey to help … read more.
On Saturday, June 12th, ten members and friends gathered at the Sunday School building for a class by Liz Morningstar called “Recognizing and Interrupting Racism”. The class was interactive with participants sharing information learned in books on racism (and Anti-racism) over the past two years … read more.
On Saturday, June 5th, twelve members and friends from UCF took part in a beach cleanup at Ft. Macon State Park to participate in World Ocean Day. The cleanup was sponsored by the Green Sanctuary and Social Action Committees and Carteret Big Sweep. Many thanks … read more.