Category: Social Justice

Black History Month: Pauli Murray

Pauli Murray

Born in 1910 in Baltimore, Maryland, Pauli Murray was not only a queer, black, nonbinary visionary who was way ahead of her time, she was a trailblazing luminary, activist, lawyer, writer, poet, author, and priest. All her firsts were years before others were to … read more.

Holiday Giving Activities – 2022

Caroling Party at Empower

A wonderful and festive time was had by all, when on Friday, December 9, a group of us were able to take gift bags, sing Christmas Carols, and host a little reception for the folks that participate in the Empower program – … read more.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

UCF is resuming its annual participation in the Martin Luther King Birthday Celebration at the Civic Center on January 16th. As we have for many years, we will help to prepare the lunch for approximately 300 guests who attend. There is no cooking involved – … read more.

Progress Flag

Over the past several months, the Welcoming Congregation Committee has shared Coastline articles on the meanings and significance of the Progress Flag and on October 9, a Congregational Conversation was held after the Worship service to discuss displaying the Progress Flag on the UCF campus. … read more.

Racial Justice

The Racial Justice Group will meet via Zoom at 7PM on
December 15. We will be setting our calendar of events for
the New Year as we approach the possible adoption of the
8th Principle at our Annual Meeting in June 2023. Contact
Penny Hooper or checkout the Wave … 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.