Category: Social Action News

What’s new in social action in EUU – including in the fellowships.

Místní místním – Local Locals (Prague UU/IUCP Social Action)

by EUU Social Action Committee member Barbara Woodard, IUCP (Prague) The UU English speaking congregation of Prague dedicated their Christmas service offering to Místní místním (Local Locals) for the purchase of food and drink vouchers which will be given to people living on the street. Místní místním connects cafes, restaurants and other shopkeepers who agree … Continue reading Místní místním – Local Locals (Prague UU/IUCP Social Action)

Cultivating Peace with Alastair McIntosh

Cultivating Peace is life practice. Our speaker, Alastair McIntosh, brings his leadership on the practice and the real-world impact to our next retreat. Europe is experiencing the greatest threat to peace on our soil since WWII, and many of us have personal relationships with those directly affected. World peace seems more tenuous, as long-simmering conflicts … Continue reading Cultivating Peace with Alastair McIntosh

Unitarians in Romania helping Ukrainian refugees and displaced people in Ukraine

By Beth O’Connell, UU Paris member and IWC Vice President From the onset of the war in Ukraine, the Hungarian Unitarian Church and Providence (Gondviselés), its charity organization, have responded to the needs of Ukrainian refugees fleeing across the border to Romania as well as internally displaced people in Ukraine. The International Convocation of Unitarian … Continue reading Unitarians in Romania helping Ukrainian refugees and displaced people in Ukraine

Cultivating Our Differences

by Aude van Lidth de Jeude (Brussels Unitarian Universalist Fellowship) As part of its social action program, the EUU recently donated to the farm “La Ferme Nos Pilifs,” which thanks the EUU for its generous contribution to their cause. “NOS PILIFS” is an example of successful social integration working for the education and career opportunities … Continue reading Cultivating Our Differences

Calling Young UU Women around the World

(Updated Feb 3) by Beth O’Connell UUFP (Paris) and IWC Vice President Do you want to make friends with young Unitarian and Unitarian-Universalist women around the globe?  Women 18 to 35 in our fellowships throughout Europe are invited to join a new virtual program sponsored by the International Women’s Convocation (www.intlwomensconvo.org). “Young UU Women Leaders Engaged … Continue reading Calling Young UU Women around the World

Social Action Progress 2021

Anyone who has ever been a retreat registrar can speak to the generosity of the EUU community. Members of means contribute to the Grant Fund to make our retreats more inclusive. In addition, there are countless members who contribute their time to make things happen. Social Action is no exception. Last year we succeeded in … Continue reading Social Action Progress 2021

„Miteinander Eins – anders aber gleich“– Together one – different but the same (equal)

Under  this motto, MasterPeace wanted to connect people and show that despite different origins, religions, and lifestyles, we are still “One”. The main goal was to create a feeling of togetherness, especially though our workshops – painting a common picture, the joint composition of a song and designing a wishing tree. We wanted to show that … Continue reading „Miteinander Eins – anders aber gleich“– Together one – different but the same (equal)

Holiday Greetings for UU CLF Members – Can you help the Worthy Now Prison Ministry Program?

The Worthy Now Prison Ministry Program of the Church of the Larger Fellowship is once again sending holiday messages to CLF members currently incarcerated. Many have been involved with this important ministry by donating to our special Prison Ministry fundraising campaigns, by being a CLF pen pal, and/or by writing holiday messages last year. Won’t … Continue reading Holiday Greetings for UU CLF Members – Can you help the Worthy Now Prison Ministry Program?