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Smiling through the Solstice Celebration

by Johanna Houkes, UU Rhein-Main

On Sunday, June 20th, 2021, Unitarian Universalists from all over Europe celebrated the summer solstice together! Now, regarding events like this one, I’m definitely in favor of solutions that encourage social distancing and keep everyone as safe and as comfortable … read more.

Call for Social Action Grants!

Social Action has a relatively large budget, and we’d like to spend it all. This is due in large part to the success of our virtual retreats and the generous donations from those who attended. Thank you!

We are focussing this year on inter-fellowship community building. … read more.

EUU Social Action Grant award: Aliena (Basel)

In 2020, an EUU Social Action grant was awarded to Aliena, a center that offers multiple forms of support for women working in the sex industry in Basel, for a fundraising production of The Vagina Monologues. Unfortunately, the performance had to be cancelled due to … read more.

Online Volunteering during the Pandemic

by Bruce Zanin, Brussels UU Fellowship (BUUF)

I count fish.

As I watch, the fish swim upstream and I count. Sometimes there are just one or two, other times hundreds. What the heck? I’m participating in a citizen’s science project online. With the pandemic, and given my … read more.

Choir Sing-Along – Spring 2021 Retreat

Led by Marcie McGaughey and Jill Khaleghi

To begin the Sing-Along, Marcie had chosen seven hymns, including both familiar UU hymns and unfamiliar new ones from the British Unitarian hymnbook. With all of our microphones muted, we sang these hymns to recorded accompaniment, some on piano … read more.