The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula will join a majority of UU congregations in shifting regularly scheduled Sunday morning programs in order to participate in a teach-in on racism and white supremacy. The call to action comes from a growing network of UU religious professionals from both within and outside congregations, led by UUs of color and white UUs working together.
"White supremacy" is a provocative phrase, as it conjures up images of hoods and mobs. Yet in 2017, actual "white supremacists" are not required in order to uphold white supremacist culture. Building a faith full of people who understand that key distinction is essential as pluralist people work toward a more just society in difficult political times.
The Rev. Andrew Millard, UUFP minister, and Jaimie Dingus of Harvard Divinity School will co-lead both services.
WHO Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula
WHAT Faith Over Fear UU White Wupremacy Teach-In
WHEN 9:30 and 11:15 a.m., Sunday, May 7
WHERE 415 Youngs Mill Lane [off Warwick Blvd.], Newport News, VA
Unitarian Universalism affirms and promotes seven Principles, grounded in the humanistic teachings of the world's religions. Our spirituality is unbounded, drawing from scripture and science, nature and philosophy, personal experience and ancient tradition as described in our six Sources.
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