Living in Belgium as an expat, it is easy to forget or ignore Belgium’s colonial past. Yet, as we as UUs seek to explore our relationship to white supremacy and to become truly anti-racist, it seems essential to start with understanding … read more.
Gray clouds covered the sky in Mainz, Germany, on Saturday, June 6th. A few members of UU Rhein-Main got together, maintaining social distance and wearing masks but smiling at each other nonetheless. Seeing people in person again was wonderful after multiple weeks of quarantine. … read more.
Echoing the protests that we’ve witnessed the past few weeks spreading around the US and indeed the world, on Sunday, June 7, there was a Black Lives Matter protest in Brussels. Allowing it to go ahead was a bit controversial, as gatherings such … read more.
PLANT A SUNFLOWER
The first, as we couldn’t have our flower communion at the EUU Retreat, we’re asking you all to plant a sunflower (if you can get the seeds) and to share a picture of it when it comes into bloom … read more.
For the past several years, the Brussels fellowship has carried out a social action project every December. This first started because one of our former members who now lives in the US, Sheryl Abrahams, volunteered regularly with the same organization, Oasis. Oasis works … read more.
At the most recent CC meeting, someone pointed out that calling our monthly online gathering a Chalice Circle could be confusing. In UU circles, most people think of something specific when they hear Chalice Circle: a small group ministry where the same group of people … read more.
UU Rhein-main successfully moved from Wiesbaden to our new location in Frankfurt. For a year, we kept Wiesbaden contact information to help ease into our new identity. We still meet on the 1st Sunday of the Month at Church of Christ … read more.
At our December Chalice Circle, we focused on the blessings of the darkness and the light in this time of increasing darkness leading up to the December holidays of Light. Those of us who participated this time were (currently) in 7 countries and 4 continents … read more.
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