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Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson

Sep 21: Social Justice and Education

We welcome diversity. We commit to undo racism and all other oppressions in ourselves, our church, 
and our community.
 I think that the day justice forgets that each decision comes at a cost to someone, then I think you start losing your humanity. - Sonia Sotomayor
Social Justice
The Social Justice Council, chaired by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 11am.  All are invited to participate.
Cafe Justo Coffee
Sales - and delivery - of Café Justo coffee are continuing. This Social Justice Council (SJC) project benefits small-scale, shade-grown organic coffee growers in Chiapas, Mexico. 
Please contact Sue Watts for more nformation: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Share the Plate September, 2021
Our Share the plate for the month of August is Interfaith community Services
Since 1985, ICS has been helping people in need achieve stable, healthy, and independent lives.
Our Mission
While much has changed over the years, our focus at Interfaith Community Services remains consistent. Today, ICS continues to passionately pursue a single mission: to help people in need achieve stable, healthy, and independent lives.
What is Happening with Unitarian Universalist Justice Arizona? A lot!
Our Vision
To energize people of faith to create an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just life for all those who live in Arizona.
Our Mission
To engage Arizona Unitarian Universalists in justice making through:  nurturing congregational social justice ministries;
   connecting UU activists and congregations across the state;
   partnering with like-minded justice organizations;
​   empowering UUs to work for socially just public policy.
The Hearth: September Social
September 22 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm | Zoom
With Facilitation from our very own Lifespan Faith Development Director, Jamili Omar.
Let’s celebrate the changing seasons with an Equinox Craft Party. Have a favorite art medium? Bring it! Need some ideas? We’ll have them! Not into crafting? Come anyway! We will gather to create art together and to celebrate being in a virtual space together. 
Who is welcome to come to The Hearth events?
This space is for Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color. We are centering everyone who identifies as a Person of Color, for example, People of African Descent, Caribbean, Native/American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander, Latina/o and Hispanic, Middle Eastern/Arab, and Multiracial. Please feel free to invite friends and family who are UU -adjacent, even if they don’t identify as Unitarian Universalist.
Not a BIPOC UU? Please share this information with the BIPOC folks in your congregation!
October 23rd, 2021, 9 am - 5 pm
Mark your calendars for our statewide annual UU justice event! More information to be announced throughout September, as we confirm our partners and special guests.
Book GroUUp Fall 2021:
3rd Fridays, 12 - 1:30 pm
Join us on the third Friday of each month at noon for a justice-centered book discussion from the perspective of our Unitarian Universalist values. 
Learn and Play With Us
Sign Up for the Lifespan Faith Development Newsletter
With a new school year comes a new Newsletter! At the end of every week, your Lifespan Faith Development Team (programming for people of all ages) sends a newsletter. You haven’t heard of this, you say?. Well, now you have the chance to register to receive it! We send fun activities for adults who interact with children, resources for deepening your spiritual practices, and information on coming events.
To sign up for the newsletter, send an email to
Jamili at UUCT at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR Stacie Sosa at MVUU at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Zoom 101
September 23 | 9:30am AND 6:30pm | Zoom
Do feel like your zoom skills could use a little polishing? Do you want to practice screen sharing? Do you feel like you can't ever find the mute button? This session is for you! We'll start with the basics and then move to more advanced skills as we're ready. Come for the whole hour or just a part. Bring questions! RSVP to Jamili at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Baja 4 Mascot
We are adopting a Baja 4 Mascot (a stuffie not a real animal) and we want your help in picking which animal! Coyote? Javelina? Cactus? Some thing else? Tell us!
Click the link here: https://forms.gle/FzBtQipJ5ibkqLSm6 to vote on your favorite. Don’t forget to suggest a name. Deadline is 11:59pm on September 29. Check back on October 1 for the results.
Parents and Caregivers of Preschoolers (POPS)
Join on Zoom others with children ages birth to 6 years old to offer support as we come to understand our child's spiritual development, to build rituals that support this development, and to see ourselves as spiritual teachers. New to POPS? RSVP here: https://forms.gle/oV5r74oQBymLkkgJ9
Sept. 25, 1-2pm --Grown Up meet up --designed for those adults raising children who are ages birth to 6, but everyone welcome. This is an amazing group of parents that come together once a month to talk about topics relevant to our daily lives. We offer support, words of wisdom, and connect to those around us. We hope that you join and share with us.
Movie Night! with Tucson UU Younger Adults
September 27 | 6:00 pm to ??? | Zoom
Films and friends! Let's gather [virtually] to share an evening of movies. We'll decide on the night what to watch, so bring some ideas. More details can be found on our Facebook page and on UU Quest: https://dreuuct.wixsite.com/uuquest/tuuya
Zoom in at:
Meeting ID: 571 636 4277
Password: 973902
2nd Hour
October 3, 2021 | 12:15-1:15pm | Zoom
Please join us for 2nd Hour: a once -per -month afternoon of a variety of educational, spiritual, interesting, and fun workshops. Dates for the rest of 2021 are:
•        November 7, 2021
•        December 5, 2021
See the UU Quest website: https://dreuuct.wixsite.com/uuquest for links and descriptions!
**Seeking 2nd Hour Workshop Leaders**
Right now I’m building a schedule of workshops for 2nd Hour and would love to include you in the line up. What do you have to share with the world? Bring me an idea and we’ll work together to develop it! No need to worry about technical support. I’ll have assistants available to manage the Zoom, so you can simply lead.
If you have any questions or want to lead a workshop, please contact Jamili at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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