Category: Social Action

About the Social Action Committee

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.

Holiday Gift Bags

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.

UCF Co-Sponsors Voter Registration Drive at CCC

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.

Anti-Racism Work

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.

UCF and Racial Justice

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.

“Recognizing and Interrupting Racism” Class

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.

Beach Cleanup

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.