Events in 2014 / 2015
- On July 6th, 6-8pm in Nathan Johnson Hall, we hosted “Breaking Clean”.
Along with their two children, Daniel (age 13) and Alex (age 10), and with the support of Appalachian Voices(www.appalachianvoices.
org), the Mullins family, a fourth-generation coal-mining family from Central Appalachia, has embarked on an 8-week, 7000-mile tour (www.breakingcleantour. org) to tell their personal story of coal’s negative impact on their lives and region.
- On May 31, we hosted a guest speaker Woody Wheeler at 1pm in Emerson. He spoke about birding, nature, and lifestyle choices and their relation to the environment:
- On May 30, UUC hosted the UU Voices virtual conference at 9am. Climate Action will be a key topic.
- On May 2, we hosted a Climate Action Breakfast.
- In January we held Climate Action Week, with several events, speakers, etc.
- If you missed Kathleen Dean Moore’s talk on Sunday evening, January 25th, it was filmed by Pirate TV Kathleen Moore & Rachelle McCabe: Variations on a Theme of Extinction
- We are encouraging congregants to become aware of their Carbon Footprint by trying online calculators: a household calculator, an air travel calculator, and a planet requirement calculator. Please share your scores with Bill McPherson. Names will not be shared.
- We recently established a network on Rideshare Online to enable people to share the ride to church. Learn more about ridesharing
- We have joined Earth Ministry as a greening congregation.