Unitarian Universalist congregations in the news.
Learn more about how First Unitarian Church of Louisville, Kentucky, protected protesters marching for justice for Breonna Taylor from police in riot gear. (AP News, 10/1/20, WLKY, 10/27/20; see “Sanctuary for Change,” page 30)
UU congregations in Columbia, Missouri, and Amherst, Massachusetts, opened their buildings for use as homeless shelters this winter. (Missourian, 10/29/20; WWLP, 10/21/20)
The UU Society of Bangor, Maine, has hosted a drive-by food collection for the past year, which had gathered 2,000 pounds of food as of early November. (WABI, 11/8/20)
After leaders of UUs of Charlottesville, Virginia, raised concerns about police racially profiling a member, the local police chief called for them to “apologize or to be terminated.” (Charlottesville Tomorrow, 12/10/20)
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