UU Ministry for Earth invites you to participate in Spring for Change – A Season of Sacred Activism, to explore these pressing questions on a faith journey and sacred practice of learning, reflection, practice, & action.
The Spring for Change program is designed for individuals, families, and entire faith communities to engage in together.
2021's Spring for Change theme is "Pathways to Healing and Regeneration." View the 2021 Spring for Change programs and events.
Key Spring for Change Dates
March 20 – Spring Equinox Opening Celebration: 9am PT / 10 MT / 11 CT / 12 ET,
Congregational Climate Convergence: 11am-2pm PT / 12-3 MT / 1-4 CT / 2-5 ET
This will be a free, donation-based program. DETAILS & REGISTRATION
March 20-May 7 – Write Here! Write Now! – Letter Writing US Congressional Advocacy Campaign – UU Ministry for Earth, Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice (UUSJ) and UUs for Just Economic Community (UUJEC) are partnering for a Write here! Write Now! (WHWN) letter-writing advocacy campaign that will culminate in virtual meetings with US Capitol Hill staffers, the weeks of April 26-May 7. The general focus will be climate and food justice in agricultural policy, and the campaign resources will go live on March 20. Issue briefings will be held in early April, and congregations are encouraged to schedule one or more letter-writing sessions on Sundays throughout April. Letters can either be written online or handwritten and scanned. To volunteer to bring this initiative to your UU community, SIGN UP here
March 22 – World Water Day
March 25, April 8 & 22, May 6 & 20 – Liberation on the Land Discussion Course – SEE DETAILS– Participation is limited to 8 individuals who commit to all sessions
March 25 – Intergenerational Climate Dialogue – 5pm PT/8pm ET – REGISTER
April – UU Project Drawdown Initiative’s 2021 EcoChallenge – SIGN UP for updates
April 16-25 – PowerShift Network Youth Climate Convergence – REGISTER – Full cost is $35, Scholarships are available! SIGN UP HERE to join the UU Young Adults for Climate Justice cohort at the convergence!
April 18 or 25 – Earth Sunday – UUMFE is creating a full, pre-recorded Earth Sunday worship service that will be available for use in-whole or in-part by congregations.
April 22 – Earth Day
May 22 – World Biodiversity Day
May 23 – Biodiversity Sunday – In connection to Endangered Species Day on May 21 and World Biodiversity Day on May 22, UUMFE is encouraging UU communities to observe a “Biodiversity Sunday”. UUMFE is curating resources, and seeking congregations to collaborate with directly for religious education projects and multi-generational worship creation and curation.