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Passages Refugee Experience (UNHCR)

  Register Here   Passages is a role-playing experience developed by UNHCR in 1995 designed to put participants through the ordeal of being a refugee fleeing war or persecution. It is experienced in a large space, outside on a square or inside in a large room like a gymnasium, in groups of 15 to 67 people. … Continued

Guest at Your Table

Guest at Your Table (GAYT) is UUSC’s annual intergenerational program to raise support for and awareness about our work to advance human rights. Since UUSC works in over 25 countries, with over 75 grassroots partners, there are thousands of individuals involved in and who benefit from the work that our members make possible. GAYT is … Continued

Mummers Play

The Cosmix and Bridges youth will perform the Mummers Play and Sword Dancing during the December 17 worship service as we celebrate the arrival of winter. All are invited to enjoy the play. Invite family, friends & neighbors! Where: Harvard Unitarian Universalist Church When: December 17, 10 am

Boxwood Tree Workshops

Time to make the Boxwoods! Come learn how to make Boxwood trees and centerpieces. The Women’s Alliance will have two Boxwood tree workshops in December. On Tuesday December 5, we’ll meet at 6:30 P.M. in the Van Wormer room at the Fellowship Building for a potluck dinner. Then at 7:30, we’ll cut up boxwood, and assemble ornaments (bring small yard … Continued

Seeking Household Goods Donations

“Seeking Flatware and Kitchen Utensil Donations”  During the service on November, 26th, HUUC will welcome one of the founders of Acton-based Household Goods. The organization’s longtime mission is to help people make a home during their time of greatest need. In support of the effort, donations of gently used flatware and kitchen utensils will be gratefully … Continued

IMAGINE! An Evening of Encouragement, Inspiration and Radical Imagination

Karlene Griffiths Sekou, one of Black Lives Matter Boston’s lead organizers, is pulling together a BLM fundraiser on November 28 featuring Cornel West, Neiel Israel, and Brittany Farrell. The next day she will screen the new film, Whose Streets, and there will be a panel with Brittany and others. Here’s the link to more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/imagine-an-evening-of-encouragementinspirationradical-imagination-tickets-39679715096?internal_ref=login

Women’s Alliance Panel Discussion

Alliance Meeting – Tuesday, November 7th Partakers and the “Ruth Support Group” A Panel Discussion led by Jane Gronholm and Ellen Iorio, Julie Anne Medjanis, Cassandra Werthman and others. Twelve years ago the Woman’s Alliance hosted a presentation from Partakers, an educational support group for prisoners. A large number of people signed up to provide … Continued

Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil

Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil at First Parish Chelmsford  Saturday, November 18  First Parish UU Church of Chelmsford will hold their annual vigil for International Transgender Day of Remembrance on Saturday, November 18. The vigil is organized by the Welcoming Congregation Committee of the church, as part of their commitment to being welcoming and inclusive … Continued

30 Days of Anti-Racism

Our Social Justice Ministry Committee, in association with the Anti-Racism Collaborative, has recently finished a series of workshops on recognizing and combating racism in our own congregation and in the community at large. As a follow-up to these workshops, I thought I might offer a helpful resource adapted from a colleague to continue the conversation … Continued

Bargains in the Belfry!

Bargains Consignment Shop Opens for Fall Season! Bargains in the Belfry, our own special consignment shop resells lightly-used clothing. The shop will be open each Tuesday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and the first and third Sundays 11:30-12:30. Bargains is located in the ‘Belfry’. Entrance is through the side door, near the front door of … Continued