Stories of Justice
The ministers, staff, and greater ERUUF congregation would like to offer words of encouragement and hope to the family of Michael Brown, Jr. ("Big Mike") in light of the grand jury decision announced on Nov 24 in Missouri. We, too, are grieved at the tragic loss of this young man's life and by what is perceived by many as an unfortunate outcome in the justice system.
(>LINK to UUA Response to situation in Ferguson, MO.)
--NYC (& Global), Sept 21, 2014 by Tom Fletcher
The anticipation was welling up inside me as I road the subway from Brooklyn - where I had been staying with my niece - into Manhattan. When I emerged to the surface at Columbus Circle, where Broadway, meets 59th Street, meets Central Park West, it was chaotic.
As the recent positive response to “Thirty Days of Love” this past winter showed us, Social Justice and Earth Justice are extremely important to most ERUUF members. In fact, for many, making a difference in the world is the main reason they come to the fellowship. But we know that all of us want our justice ministry to be the best it can be, so that together we can make a maximum impact in the world.
Hundreds of UUs from around the country joined thousands of other Americans to converge on Raleigh on Saturday, February 8, for a huge non-partisan and non-violent protest against oppressive social and fiscal legislation enacted recently by the N.C. General Assembly.
Harnessing Love’s Power…Lest We Forget
30 Days of Love Jan. 18 - Feb. 16
This year, ERUUFians had the opportunity to join with folks all over the country in this month-long spiritual journey of commitment to action and service. Beginning mid-January, check out our daily Facebook postings where you'll find quotes, reminders, and opportunities for love and service.