The strength of our association is found in the connections we make with each other. Share how your congregation or UU community is engaging with the Commission on Institutional Change's report. How are your people embodying a commitment to collective transformation and liberation?
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Wrestling and Discerning and Applying....UU Society of Schenectady, Schenectady, NY
Lynn Gardner and I are co-ministers and are the 'we/our' i'm referring to:
UUSS Board-reviewed governance section and is pondering how to apply learnings.
UUSS Program Staff-reviewing the report and the study guide a tiny bit at a time
Widening the Circle of Concern Learning/Leading CirclesThe Unitarian Church of All Souls NYC, New York, NY
We are engaging in a congregation-wide invitation to take part in learning circles and for each to conduct an audit of some aspect of our shared church life. The All Souls Board will be the pilot small group. This will be promoted within our several communications channel, and in our virtual campus.
UUFCC Widening the Circle Study GroupUU Fellowship of Charlotte County, Port Charlotte, FL
We have a group of 18-20 meeting on Zoom once a week from January - March 2021 using the Widening the Circle of Concern Study guide. I am facilitating the group and creating a Powerpoint from the questions in the study guide to use in each week's meeting.
Board Reads Widening the CircleUU Church of Canton, Canton, NY
Our church board dedicated half of its meeting to discuss the contents of the book and what ways we can make creative change. We read 2 chapters per month.
WTCC Central IL CollaborationUU Church of Bloomington Normal, Bloomington, IL, Abraham Lincoln UU Congregation, Springfield, IL, UU Church of Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, Universalist Unitarian Church of Peoria, Peoria, IL, UU Fellowship of Decatur, Decatur, IL
Members of five Central Illinois congregations are joining together to read, discuss, and plan actions based on the report. Led by ministers and religious educators from Urbana, Bloomington, Peoria, Decatur, and Springfield, the group is meeting online weekly from January 21-April 1.
Diversity Inclusion & Accountability CircleUU Fellowship of Montgomery AL Inc., Montgomery, AL
Advisory team conducting biweekly conversations with minister & staff for examination, interrogation, and expansion of congregational inclusion across race, gender, sexuality, disability, class, and other areas of historic marginalization
Widening the Circle Study GroupThe First Unitarian Church of Hamilton Inc., Hamilton, ON
Beginning in February 2021, our congregation will be using the Widening the Circle of Concern Study/Action Guide for group discussion with interested members of the congregation. Our Minister Rev. Victoria Ingram and Religious Educator Tim Versteeg will be facilitating the group. In December 2020 Rev.
Widening the Circle Steering CommitteeUnitarian Society of Northampton & Florence, Northampton, MA
We are just beginning to go through the study guide, to bring our congregation together, and to work to transform our community and dismantle white supremacy culture.