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.
Category: Social Justice
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.
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.
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.
When the Social Action Committee met on May 15th, the leak of the Supreme Court decision that was likely to reverse Roe v. Wade had just hit the news. Those at the meeting discussed their feelings about this decision and wanted to take action to … read more.
The Social Action Committee hosted the very first event in our beautiful new social hall on Tuesday, June 14. We held a tea party, complete with myriad varieties of tea and a table full of homemade treats including scones, cookies, meat and veggie rollups, to … read more.
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.
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.
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.
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.