Posts from October 2020

October Board Update

Visit our Board of Trustees page to meet our current BOT leadership. New Business Statements of Support We discussed the efforts it would take to have a public statement of support for political things (such as the Fair Tax Act), and it was not something we were able to do for this election. Political Discussion Group We discussed creating a separate group (on Facebook or elsewhere) for civil political discussion. If this is done, it will be as a “social”…

Democracy is Worth It

We Covenant to Affirm and Promote … the use of the democratic process … in society at large. The UU 5th Principle After today, there are only 17 days, or two and a half weeks until the election, and a lot of people are worried. The stakes are high, and far apart, farther apart and more hardened than at any time since the election of 1860. That election, which resulted in Abraham Lincoln as our President and triggered the Civil…
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Elgin CROP Walk

This month’s Share the Plate recipient is: Elgin CROP Walk Hunger is one of the greatest injustices facing our world, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Ending hunger is possible, and it is possible in our lifetime. You can help make it happen! For nearly half a century, CROP Hunger Walks have ensured that more people worldwide have access to nutritious sustainable food sources. Stand with neighbors in our community who rely on food assistance programs. Partner with…