Category: Justice

Solidarity with Muslim Communities Team

Tuesday, October 1, 7 p.m. at a member’s home When our team meets next Tuesday, our Small Group Ministry Reflection will be on the play People of the Book currently showing at the ACT Theatre....

Caroline Heege speaking into a PA system at a climate protest

UUC Eighth Grade Climate Activist

Caroline Heege, an 8th grader at UUC, was included in a Newsweek article interviewing youth climate activists around the world: https://www.newsweek.com/our-futures-are-risk-meet-kids-skipping-school-join-global-climate-strike-1458514. Caroline was also profiled recently in Seattle’s Child.

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Naomi Klein: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

Tuesday, September 24, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall Seattle Join members of UUC’s Economic Justice Team as Naomi Klein and Teresa Mosqueda discuss Klein’s new book, On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New...

Marchers with a sign reading "There is no planet B"

Climate Strike with Youth

Friday, September 20, 11:30 a.m. UUC meet up for march; 9 a.m.-noon Climate Justice Fest Join the Climate Action Team and other UU’s as we join youth worldwide in marching for a livable future....

Crowd of kids in front of government building with sign reading "Kids Want Climate Justice" - photo by Lorie Shaull

From the Climate Action Team

We Are Counting on You Every Friday for eight months, teenager Greta Thunberg sat outside Sweden’s parliament with her sign declaring a school strike to call for greater action on climate change. [1] Ms....

Abstract painting of dark-skinned figures in animated conversation; bright, warm colors

Beloved Conversations Interest Form Open

Beloved Conversations, a small group ministry program on race and ethnicity, will be offered again at UUC in 2020. We hope to form three circles of ten, each with two facilitators. The circles will...

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David Lynch – Stories and Photos from the Border

Sunday, September 15, 7- 8:30 p.m. at University Congregational Church, 4515 16th Ave NE UUC’s Immigrant Justice Team, along with the University District Immigrant Justice Hub and The Church Council of Greater Seattle, invite you to join them...

"American Sailing" - painting by Thomas Eakins

From the Climate Action Team

The Winds of Change “Imagination is essential to our ability to create, design and bring about the futures we want. Scientific inquiry, combined with our own dreams, fears and desires, are the building blocks...

Give. Share. Eat.

Give. Share. Eat.

Saturday, August 24, 9-11 a.m., at Gethsemane Lutheran Church Several from UUC’s Teen Feed Meal Team will be volunteering at Gethsemane Lutheran Church’s annual Give. Share. Eat. program. Want to join us for a fun-filled,...

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...