Fellowship News

What’s happening in EUU fellowships.

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.

Social Action Donation at UU Rhein-Main

by Claudia Searle-White

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.

Reflections on Belgian Colonialism

By Emilie Jarrett and Adrienne Brayman

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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.

Black Lives Matter Protest in Mainz

By Johanna Houkes

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.

Black Lives Matter Protest in Brussels

by Adrienne Brayman

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.

Prague Retreat Committee Announces Two Projects

Hello Everyone,

We’re announcing two things.

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.

End-of-the-Year Social Action for the Brussels Fellowship

By Adrienne Brayman

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.