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.
Category: Social Action
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.
Several UCF and community members have participated in classes, book discussions, and film discussions on anti-racism over the last year. On March 21 the Social Action and Adult Religious Education Committees invited the congregation to brainstorm ways we, both as individuals and as a fellowship, … read more.
UCF’s Social Action Committee was able to continue its work via Zoom meeting during COVID but is very happy to be able to meet in person again. This committee’s makeup is ever-changing – any member of the congregation can bring a social justice issue or … read more.