Social Action

Social Action Lunch and Guest Speaker, May 20

All are welcome to come hear our guest speaker at the Social Action lunch at 11:45 a.m. this Sunday, May 20, in the Alliance Room. Rev. Dr. Bill Gardiner of Unitarian Universalist Mass Action and leader of End Mass Incarceration Together will talk about recently passed Comprehensive Criminal Justice Legislation and next steps organizing to humanize criminal justice in Massachusetts. … Continued

Update on Mother’s Day Walk for Peace, May 13

To join the FUUSN Team register here. Be sure to select from the drop down menu when registering so you register for our Team: First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton! For more information please contact Josie Greene at josieg49@gmail.com or 617 513-2814. Have questions?  Please come to the Pre-Walk ”Huddle” in the Chapel this Sunday … Continued

Special Collection for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, May 6

Special Collection Alert: On May 6, the Mental Health Task Force of FUUSN is offering an opportunity during the service to support the needs of our local Newton Wellesley affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Our affiliate is a non-profit volunteer mental health organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in … Continued

FUUSN Multicultural Ministry Initiative Survey Continues

The FUUSN Multicultural Ministry Initiative team wants to hear from you! Please participate in our online survey or stop by the MMI table at Coffee Hour. Our purpose, as the FUUSN Multicultural Ministry Initiative, is to inspire, educate, support, and equip FUUSN’s leadership and membership, including ourselves, for vital and vibrant multicultural and anti-oppression engagement … Continued

Special Collection for Puerto Rico, April 22

Special Collection on Sunday, April 22 for Puerto Rico, to help the many in rural areas who still, seven months after Hurricane Maria, lack power and roofs on their houses. We have worked with our UU friends in Puerto Rico to identify the best groups to use our money efficiently. Make your check out to … Continued

Social Action Lunch after Coffee Hour, April 15

Social Action Lunch after coffee hour – Everyone is welcome! Refugee Speaker in Alliance Room with lunch at noon. We are fortunate to have David A. Carlen, Newton Brookline Refugee Cluster Co-chair, speaking during the first half-hour of our Social Action meeting. All are welcome to this meeting which will be moderated by Lynn Holbein, … Continued

Multicultural Ministry Initiative Congregational Survey

The FUUSN Multicultural Ministry Initiative team is looking for your input! Please participate in our online survey or stop by the MMI table at Coffee Hour. Our purpose, as the FUUSN Multicultural Ministry Initiative, is to inspire, educate, support, and equip FUUSN’s leadership and membership, including ourselves, for vital and vibrant multicultural and anti-oppression engagement … Continued

Refugee Immigration Cluster

FUUSN is now an official member of the Refugee Immigration Cluster. Congratulations all! On November 14 the Board of Trustees voted unanimously for FUUSN to join the Newton-Brookline Refugee Cluster of the Refugee Immigration Ministry (RIM). Six congregations (FUUSN, Grace Episcopal, First Baptist in Newton Centre, Temple Reyim, the Newton Centre Minyan in Newton, and … Continued

Family Social Action Project This Sunday

On Sunday, October 29, at 11:45 a.m., FUUSN kids of all ages are invited to gather in the Head Start Room and assemble 50 health kits for the Community Day Center of Waltham, a program where a number of FUUSN members volunteer. The health kits will be distributed to our homeless neighbors, in keeping with … Continued