Category: Social Justice

About the Social Justice Committee

UCF’s Social Justice 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.

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.

“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.

May’s 5th Sunday Collection – Scholarships

May is a month with five Sundays and it is our tradition for the Social Action Committee to select an organization or cause to receive a special collection.  For May, we will be splitting the collection evenly between two scholarship funds.

For many years now, the … read more.

Hands Across the Sand

Mark May 21, 2022, on your calendar for this year’s Hands Across the Sand celebration of our coastal environment and commitment to protect this precious ecosystem. UCF Green Sanctuary members will be present, and we’d love to have lots of participation from UCF members and … read more.

January 2022 5th Sunday Collection

In months with 5 Sundays, UCF collects money for a non-profit organization (usually local) that is chosen by the Social Action Committee. The month of January had five Sundays and you all donated an amazing $1,540.08 for local food pantries!

This donation is being split across … read more.

Join the Local NAACP Chapter

As you heard if you were able to attend the Martin Luther King Day service on January 16th, UCF is exploring the possibility of adopting the UUA Eighth Principle, which specifically states the intention of “working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our … read more.