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.
Did you know that EUUC has bylaws and a policy which outline how we might, as a congregation, take stands on issues we find morally imperative? There are specific procedures about how to introduce a stand, plus 90 days of education, and a secret vote … read more.
The Lobby Room is one way that EUUC puts Faith into Action. The Lobby Room group has reviewed 2021 bills, especially those recommended by our allies working for Climate Justice, Racial Justice, and for Women and Families. We’ve selected 12 bills to focus on this … read more.
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.
Written by: Ingrid Naumann
Some 248,000 children as young as 12 were married in the U.S. between 2000 and 2010.
Actual data from 38 states showed more than 167,000 children wed in that decade. The other 12 states and Washington, D.C., could not provide the data. … read more.
Please join Advocates for Women for a Book Discussion –
Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth, by Sarah Smarsh.
Date and Time: Thursday, February 11th at 3pm
“Sarah Smarsh was born a fifth generation Kansas wheat … read more.
The Lobby Room is opening early this year with the urgent issue of Catholic doctrine in health care. The final proposal for the merger has been filed with the State and the merger is progressing. Our letters will be aimed at state level action to … read more.
“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
During the West Africa Ebola outbreak, the shutdown of routine health services was a bigger threat to women’s lives than the virus itself. The same is true for the COVID-19 pandemic. The UN predicts there could be up to 7 million unintended pregnancies worldwide, with … read more.