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‘Declaration of Conscience’ affirms UU values

Unitarian Universalist Association chalice consisting of stemmed vessel ringed by two interlocking circles

Photo credit: Unitarian Universalist Association

We’re writing with what we expect is the same urgent sense of concern you’re feeling about the results of the presidential election and what will follow. Based on the many conversations we’ve had with each other, people of our communities, our partners, and those most likely to face looming threats, we’ve concluded that in these extraordinary times we must be united in purpose to protect the values of our democracy and those vulnerable populations among us.
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Nan’s News: Service focuses on Rev. King’s legacy

A reminder that the focus groups scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 15 have been postponed. Stay tuned for when they will be rescheduled. Your participation is needed to look back from whence you came since the Pacific Northwest District’s Healthy Congregations report of 2013. Begin to think about what has changed, what have you learned, and what do you value that you feel should be carried forward into RVUUF’s future.

This Sunday’s service, Jan. 15, will focus on the life and legacy of Rev. D. Martin Luther King, Jr, who as a young man led our country in a civil rights movement in the 1950s to 1960s. As we approach a new administration in the White House, 50-plus years later, our need has never been greater than to learn from Dr. King and his faithful followers who tirelessly and non-violently worked for justice, poverty and peace for the American people. I hope you’ll join me, the choir, and each other as we come together to strengthen our resolve to resist injustices in the lives of the American people. Our privilege to worship in freedom touches our gratitude for all that is our life, so let us come together in peace and thanksgiving. See you Sunday at 10:25 a.m.