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Emerson UU Board Meeting:
2nd Monday of Each Month at 7 PM
Next Meeting:  Monday, July 11, 2022, 7 PM
Everyone is invited to attend via Zoom:
live.emersonuuc.org
Or Enter Zoom Meeting ID: 858 109 2800 – Password: chalice
Or call (669) 900-6833 and enter the Meeting ID: 858 109 2800

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Pride Month Heart, Hands
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Emerson continues with our multi-platform worship services, with the opportunity to join in-person or online.  In the interest of protecting our community and the most vulnerable, and slowing pandemic spread, we are continuing with safety protocols (including vaccinations and masking) for the time being.  For updates and more details, see our Back Together Updates page.
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Grieving Together:  We All Deserve to Live in Our Communities Without Fear, words from UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray: https://www.uua.org/pressroom/press-releases/live-without-fear
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Read the Unitiarian Universalist Service Committee’s Statement on the War in Ukraine and find links to additional ways to help Ukraine and other areas in need. The UUA also recommends making donations to the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR at https://www.unhcr.org/en-us/
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Anti-Racism, Widening our Circle, and the Proposed 8th Principle of UU.  

Our shared commitment to the seven principles is a central part of what connects us as Unitarian Universalists. Momentum is growing among UU’s for the inclusion of an 8th Principle to work together against racism and other oppressions in order to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community.  At our Congregational meeting in June, 2021, Emerson UU members endorsed the spirit and intent of the 8th Principle.  Emerson’s Racial Justice Task Force is studying a Report by the UUA’s Commission on Institutional Change in order to develop recommendations as to how we at Emerson can “widen our circle of concern” to be more inclusive and anti-racist.  Learn more on our Racial Justice Group Page on this website under the Community menu above, and also at https://www.8thprincipleuu.org/

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Not “Breaking” News But Still Current:  EARTH DAY IS EVERY DAY:  ECO-CHALLENGE 

Our planet is in crisis – and to create a life sustaining future, it’s going to take all of us to do all we can. The good news is that YOUR actions make a difference – and there are solutions at our fingertips.  See a variety of action choices you can take in our Environmental Justice Ministry page in our Community menu above, or by following this LINK.