Mar
30

Outreach: Refugee Response Ministry

Refugee Response Ministry is moving along toward creating a robust network of support and resources within our congregation.  We are learning that supporting refugees and immigrants takes many forms.  To state the plainest truth: immigration is complex and the needs…
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Mar
30

Upcoming Event

“Help!” Join us on April 23rd at 12:45 until 2:00 pm for a session on how to disrupt micro-aggressions and harassment.  What is a micro-aggression?  According to Dr. Derald Wing Sue, a psychologist, this is one definition of micro-aggressions: “Micro-aggressions…
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Mar
30

Outeach: Racial Justice

Beyond the Banner Black Lives Matter — Moving Beyond the Banner Following a series of educational events to raise awareness, and much discussion, Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation members voted in April 2016 to take a public stand to affirm that Black Lives…
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Mar
30

Outreach: Climate Activism

Celebrate Climate Justice Month from World Water Day on March 20th the end of April.  We have several ways we are living as Beacon into Climate Justice Month. Seek out the social justice table on Sundays to connect about concrete…
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Mar
30

Outreach: Social Justice Team

Just a reminder that we have a slightly new focus and direction for our newly named Social Justice Team.  You will find on Sundays upcoming information in the Trapp pulpit upstairs, as well as at tables and bulletin boards downstairs. …
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Mar
30

Outreach: The Call for Sanctuary

In the last few months, in the midst of a new presidential administration, there has been a reactivated movement for faith communities to become sanctuaries for immigrants who are facing deportation.  While faith communities cry out for inclusion, justice and…
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Mar
01

TranSpace Care Packages

In light of recent rollbacks on transgender student’s rights, UCS this past Sunday created care packages to let transgender youth that UCS supports and will fight for their rights. Care packages were delivered today to TranSpace.