UUSJ Delivers a Letter from UUA President Morales to the State Department

From left: Allen Keiswetter, UU Church of Arlington, VA; Lavona Grow, Board Chair of UUSJ; Shaun Casey, Office of Religion and Global Affairs; Liora Danan, Chief of Staff to Mr. Casey; Rev. Terry Ellen, Towson, MD; Doris Marlin, All Souls Unitarian, Washington DC; Chris Graham, Cedar Lane UU Congregation, Bethesda, MD; Christine Li, Department of … Continued

Restoring Ecosystems to Reverse Global Warming Symposium

Saturday, September 26, 10:00am-5:00pm
University of the District of Columbia, (UDC)
A. Clarke School of Law, 4340 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC
Hosted by Biodiversity for a Livable Climate
This Symposium, is designed for those who have been inspired by the Papal Encyclical, Laudato Si’ On the Care for Our Common Home and the Climate Crisis are asking “What can I do now?

Responding to Climate Change as People of Hope: Pope Francis’s Call to Action – Sept. 30, Reston, VA

Wednesday, September 30, 7:00pm
Brown-McCarthy Auditorium
St. John Neumann Church
11900 Lawyers Road, Reston, VA 20191.
Gather to reflect on Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment and his visit to the U.S. this month. Learn how and why the Church is drawing attention to the moral dimensions of climate change, and be inspired to take action to care for our common home as people of hope.

Hungry for Change: Food, Ethics and Sustainability 6-Session Discussion Group – Oct. 7,21; Nov. 4, 18; Dec. 2, 16, UU Congregation of Fairfax, Oakton, VA

Wednesdays, Oct. 7, Oct. 21; Nov. 4, Nov. 18; Dec. 2, Dec. 16; 7:30-9:00pm
UU Congregation of Fairfax in the Program Building
2709 Hunter Mill Road in Oakton, VA 22124
Limited to 12 participants

This discussion is sponsored by Faith Alliance for Climate Change.

The group will explore the interconnections of our food systems and our relationship to and responsibility in these systems… the readings challenge us to look at our roles not only as consumers of food, but also as creators of food, of systems, and of the world we live in…and offers an opportunity to dig deeper into the complex issues surrounding food.