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.

Update on “Get Out the Vote” Work

UU the Vote Postcard Campaign

UCF committed to write 1000 Get Out the Vote postcards – 50 kits with 20 postcards in each! We easily reached our goal and the postcards are being written with a “Mail Date” of October 13th. The postcards are … read more.

October’s 5th Sunday – Holiday Giving

At UCF, whenever there is a month with five Sundays, we collect donations for a charity during that month and all plate contributions on the 5th Sunday that are not designated as pledge money go to that cause as well. October is a month with … read more.

Theirs is the Kingdom film viewing

The documentary “Theirs Is the Kingdom” will be shown on November 2 at UCF. The film explores the intersection of poverty and art, and the challenges of homelessness, addiction, and mental illness, while a fresco mural is created and displayed in the sanctuary of a … 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.

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.