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Archive for June 1st, 2018

The Challenge of Change: A Call to Action by Nancy Banks

Posted by Tim on June 1, 2018

May 27th: Nancy Banks
“The Challenge of Change: A Call to Action”
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. exhorted people “to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas … and to face the challenge of change.” For most of us this challenge can be daunting. On Sunday May 27th, Nancy Banks, former Executive Director of UU Mass Action, will talk about how UUs around the country have created to state advocacy networks to wake up to the possibilities of action that are needed today.

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Women in the Pulpit – Rev. Barbara Threet

Posted by Tim on June 1, 2018

May 13th: Rev. Barbara Threet
“Women! In the Pulpit!” – In the late 19th century, group of women became Unitarian ministers in what was then the Wild West (Iowa, Minnesota, and the like). In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ll learn more about this group of our foremothers, and how they influenced our faith.

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UUCR Examining Whiteness Class Participants

Posted by Tim on June 1, 2018

May 6th: UUCR Examining Whiteness class participants

For the last several months, a group of fourteen UUCR members plus a few others from the Rutland community have met monthly to explore what it means to be white in deeply racist society. In this service, several of the participants will share some of what they’ve discovered about themselves, and about what it means to be white in a way that is respectful, honest, and inclusive.

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