• Giving Tuesday: Give for Good! November 12, 2018 Giving Tuesday (November 27, 2018) is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following the Thanksgiving holiday (after the post-Thanksgiving shopping frenzy on “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”), Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season when many people focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving ...
  • Hurricane & Flood Recovery @ Shelter Neck November 12, 2018 Thanks to an amazing crew of UU volunteers from Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Kinston, and Greensboro worked all day on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Shelter Neck UU Camp in Pender County to tear out the bathrooms in the Williams building, the wash area linoleum, throw out mattresses and furniture, and create a locked door ...
  • Forward Together Newsletter October 2018 October 30, 2018 September 26, 2018 Dear Supporter Hundreds of thousands of people in eastern North Carolina were impacted by the winds and storm surge of Hurricane Florence all along the coast from Ocracoke to Sunset Beach and then by flooding along North Carolina’s rivers in Greenville, New Bern, Fayetteville, and Wilmington. Tens of thousands were forced to flee their ...
  • Forward Together Newsletter July 2018 October 30, 2018 July 1, 2018 Dear Supporter, There is this old New Yorker Magazine cartoon that is a play on what I guess is a soothsayer in humble robes carrying a sign, “The End is Near”. The soothsayer’s sign in the cartoon reads, “This Will Go On and On”. It’s not funny anymore, given our current national and state ...
  • Forward Together Newsletter June 2018 October 30, 2018 June 1, 2018 Dear Supporter, A friend of mine asked last week why I joined Justice On Jones Street, the first UU Forward Together personal lobbying event in Raleigh. In his gentle and sincere way, he asked how talking with state legislators who may already be progressive, although out numbered, made any difference. He went even further ...
  • Call to Action: Our Vote Is Our Voice October 30, 2018 Election Day (November 6, 2018) is just one week away and early voting (with same day registration) ends this Saturday, November 3rd. As Unitarian Universalists, we covenant to affirm and promote the use of the democratic process in our local communities, in North Carolina, and in our nation. We know that our vote is our voice ...
  • Forward Together Tee Shirts on Sale! October 29, 2018 We sold almost all of our new, blue “Forward Together” tee shirts at our annual gathering last month. But you can still buy one online for $21.95 plus $5.48 shipping and handling. Orders must be placed by December 31 for delivery by January 16. These tee shirts look great and will look great on you!
  • Call to Action: Defeat All Six Constitutional Amendments October 10, 2018 Our Unitarian Universalist faith and values call us to affirm and promote the democratic process in society at large, the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and justice, equality, and compassion in human affairs. Those values are threatened by most, if not all, of the proposed amendments to the North Carolina Constitution that voters will ...
  • Calling All NC UU Social Justice Leaders & Activists September 25, 2018 Are you a UU social justice leader or activist? Do you wish you could talk with social justice leaders and activists in other UU congregationsabout how social justice in your congregation is working or not working and find out how other congregations are doing their social justice work? Do you want to learn more about how UUJMNC ...
  • Flooding at Shelter Neck and Hurricane Florence Update from UU Congregations in Eastern NC September 21, 2018 It looks as though the UU conference center at Shelter Neck suffered extensive flooding from Hurricane Florence but from what we’ve heard so far the UU church buildings in Greenville, Red Hill, Outlaws Bridge, New Bern, and Morehead City suffered no or very little damage and the UU Congregation of Wilmington’s home had some downed ...