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.
On Saturday February 27th, one of our younger members (age 17), Kadri Aston, launched a project for ‘Black Lives Matter Reading Challenge.’ Our congregation is sponsoring Kadri to read a number of books on the ‘Black Lives Matter Movement.’ Kadri will read one book per … read more.
2020 was a strange year for the UU Rhein-Main fellowship, as it was for all of us. Like many fellowships, we were not able to meet in person more than a handful of times. This meant that we had many online services at … read more.
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.
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