Social Justice & Outreach

 

Get Involved with Social Justice and Outreach (SJ&O)

Our Social Justice and Outreach Ministry (SJ&O) assists the congregation in fulfilling its social justice mission and helps publicize UUFD events. 

To view upcoming Social Justice and Outreach events, click here. To lend a helping hand, please contact one of the Social Justice and Outreach Co-Chairs.  We alre always in need of volunteers to assist us with our regular activities that are listed below. 

 Our Social Justice Activities

    • Providing a Fair Trade Coffee Stand in our Fellowship Hall
    • Staffing and Stocking our Welcome Essentials Pantry, held the last Saturday of each month
    • Providing a monthly meal for Hope Haven
    • Conducting the annual UUSC/Guest At Your Table event for the UUFD Congregation
    • Coordinating the UUFD participation in the Sondra King Memorial CROP Hunger Walk
    • Delivering the social justice candle joys and concerns during Sunday morning services
    • Organizing Special Collections during Sunday morning services nine Sundays a year, including WNIU/WNIJ Public Radio.
      To nominate an organization to be one of our UUFD special collection recipients, visit: http://www.uufdekalb.org/specialcollections.
    • Coordinating educational programs and events on topics of social justice, peace, and the environment
    • Organizing three Indoor Farmers' Markets with Arts and Crafts and Used Books (December, February, and March)
    • Organizing the UUFD Rummage and Used Book Sale, usually each august or September

 

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