Category: News

Canvass Coffee with Claire

In an attempt to approximate the spontaneous questions and conversations around pledging that might have previously occurred within our physical space, we’re trying something new this year. I hope you’ll join me at one of three upcoming “Canvass Coffee with Claire” events and bring your … read more.

Obstetric Fistula: Life as an Outcast

Written by: Jinwon Kim

 

The term Obstetric fistula is unfamiliar to many in the USA. During a prolonged, obstructed labor an opening can develop in the birth canal, between the vagina and the rectum, urethra or bladder. In developed countries with good medical care, fistula is … read more.

Sunday Offering – January 2021 – UUA Disaster Relief and Resources

“Our Disaster Relief Fund is part of a covenant—a covenant between the UUA and congregations, between congregations who give generously and those in need, and with our community partners. Through aiding our congregations, their members and their community partners, we are able to embody our faith and values.

Staff from all five UUA regions and the Stewardship and Development department work together to expediently review applications and disburse funds. Congregations and recognized UU non-profit entities receiving grants will have discretion to disburse the grant in the way they choose.

Currently they are giving priority to congregations and other related Unitarian Universalist organizations who are responding to the crisis with systemic, collaborative approaches, such as partnering with local organizations to provide assistance in the congregation’s local community to people who are at significant risk to health and livelihood because of COVID-19.” Check out the organization here at: https://www.uua.org/giving/areas-support/funds/disaster-response