Category: Justice

Adult helping child water a newly planted tree

From the Climate Action Team

Restoring Relationship “Relationship endures…here is where our most challenging and most rewarding work lies, in restoring a relationship of respect, responsibility, and reciprocity. And love… “…A 1994 statement from the Indigenous Environmental Network puts...

Climate Action Team Meeting – August 11

Sunday, August 11, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Meadowbrook Community Center, Room 11 Join us to review the Climate Action Team’s mission, focus, and objectives. Help us take the next steps toward our long term goals...

Sun and solar panel

From the Climate Action Team

Dare a Deed that Challenges and Kindle a Hope [1] It is common to feel helpless and vulnerable in face of danger. Climate change is a danger that leaves many feeling anxious and wondering...

Aneelah Afzali

Next Sunday, July 28: Aneelah Afzali

Worship service 10-11 a.m. at the Meadowbrook Community Center Optional Q&A to follow from 11:30 to 12:30 Aneelah Afzali is the Executive Director of the American Muslim Empowerment Network at the Muslim Association of...

Side with Love

Immigrant Justice Team Meeting

Monday, July 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Interim Office Join us at the next Immigrant Justice meeting. Our agenda will include: Update on WAISN’s LGBTQ Immigrant Coalition, and UUC congregants might offer hospitality, housing...

Salsa Bachata Fundraiser, Century Ballroom, 9pm-1:15am, $13 Cover, July 25th, 2019 #Keep Jaime Home

Keep Jaime Home Salsa Fundraiser

Thursday, July 25, 9 p.m. in the Century Ballroom, 915 Pine St, Seattle Join Rev. Beth and members of the Immigration Justice Team at this fun event to raise money for Jaime Rubio, a Salsa/Bachata...

Four ways you can help #FREE JOSE

From Rev. Beth: #Free Jose

Vigil: Friday, July 19, 7:30-8:30pm outside of the NW Detention Center Hello members and friends of UUC, Yesterday, Jose Robles, an immigrant who has been in Sanctuary for over a year at Gethsemane Lutheran...

Looking up into the branches of an elm tree

From the Climate Action Team

The Gifts of Trees When I am among the trees,especially the willows and the honey locust,equally the beech, the oaks, and the pines,they give off such hints of gladness. ~Mary Oliver When you are...

Climate Warriors, Fiji

From the Climate Action Team

Poetics: Pacific Places, Rising Oceans, Rising Voices… For now, we sit, until we feel the existential personal threat of change. Holding the existence of our world in our hearts may be challenging, but, there...

Lights for Liberty - July 12, 2019

National Vigil to End Detention: Lights of Liberty

Friday, July 12, 7 p.m. in Occidental Park, Pioneer Square in Seattle A coalition of national and regional organizations is partnering with local communities and organizations to speak up to protect human rights, and...

Mount Rainier from above Myrtle Falls

From the Climate Action Team

What Do We Value as a Nation? For this 4th of July, Seattle PI columnist Joel Connelly wrote that we must not let narcissism “dominate and politicize Independence Day.” [1] We, the people, must...

"Touching" - drawing by Catherine Ruha

From the Climate Action Team

The UU Seventh Principle The UU Seventh Principle is thought of as our environmental principle, but it is really a very comprehensive principle. We covenant to affirm and promote “respect for the interdependent web...

Sanctuary Network Gathering in downtown Seattle

Sanctuary Network Gathering

Friday, June 28, 9-10 a.m. at Gethsemane Lutheran Church Marking the one-year anniversary of welcoming Jose into sanctuary, Gethsemane Lutheran Church will host a gathering, “Courage for the Road Ahead,” to deepen our courage...

Bold Nebraska

From the UUC Climate Action Team

Our Mutual Interconnectedness Last Sunday Reverend Beth spoke of awakening commitment to mutuality and awareness of our interconnected destinies; of finding collective power as a people to affect policy and cultural change. Here is...

Side with Love

Immigrant Justice Meeting

Monday, June 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the UUC Interim Office Join us at the next Immigrant Justice meeting. Over the summer, with busy schedules and limited options to meet at Meadowbrook after Sunday services,...

KIND: Kids in Need of Defense

Gift Cards for Unaccompanied Minors

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), an immigration legal services agency that serves migrants that enter the U.S. as unaccompanied minors, is seeking gift cards. The KIND Seattle office is partnering with the Washington...

Levi Draheim, Leonard Higgins and Aly Tharp

Youth Climate Lawsuit

Sunday, June 16, 11:15 a.m. in Meadowbrook Room 11 Come hear stories about the Youth Climate Lawsuit, actions of civil disobedience, and more from: Levi Draheim, the youngest plaintiff in the lawsuit, age 11“I...

Cover of Justice on Earth

From the Climate Action Team

The Climate Action Team invites you to engage understanding and living our Second Principle. UU Rev. Manish Mishra-Marzetti, in the book Justice on Earth, wrote: “Stepping into the inequality and suffering we have created...

Damned - a salmon painting by Catherine Ruha

From the Climate Action Team

This week the UUC Climate Action Team wants to call attention to the UN’s May 6 report on Species Extinction and to a promise of a local tribal group to be good caretakers: Until...