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Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson

Feb 15: Social Justice and Education

 

We welcome diversity. We commit to undo racism and all other oppressions inourselves, our church, and our community.

 
 
 
Love is not a being word, it is an action word... When you see hate out there, understand that the challenge will never be the hate of some, but the silence, indifference and apathy of the many.”
Sen. Cory Booker
 
 

Social Justice

 
The Social Justice Council, meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 11am.  All are invited to participate.
 
 
The Social Justice Council is once again holding sign vigilsin front of the church on the fourth Tuesday of the month, from 8:00 to 8:45. We have signs reflecting our values, or you can bring your own. If you haven't come before, come join us!
 
 
Our Share the Plate for the month of February is Angel Heart Pajama Project: ANGEL
 
Angel Heart Pajama Project is a non-profit organization that provides pajamas and books to children in need.
  • New pajamas, new books, and cuddle pillows give children a comforting and nurturing bedtime routine and promotes literacy.
  • Since 2013 Angel Heart Pajama Project has delivered close to 30,000 pajamas and books.
  • Established a library at Tucson Children’s Clinic located near TMC campus.
  • Promoted literacy and literacy development through the love books and pajamas.
Angel Heart Pajama Project’s primary purpose is to distribute new pajamas, books, and cuddle pillows to enrich children’s lives and to share love. The children we help are in foster care, shelters, or are homeless. By providing free pajamas and books to children, we are able to bring the comfort of a warm hug at bedtime.
The impact of an investment in Angel Heart Pajama Project will be profound.
  • Children will have a sense of ownership in new pajamas and a new book.
  • Children will experience a sense of self, comfort, and security.
  • Children will participate in literacy development activities.
  • Children will develop a love for reading, which is the first step to literacy.
 
 
Our Share the Plate for the month of January was UUJAZ. We collected $238 that was sent to them last week! Thank you to everyone who donated.
Cafe Justo!
 
Sales - and delivery - of Café Justo coffee are always going. This Social Justice Council (SJC) project benefits small-scale, shade-grown organic coffee growers in Chiapas, Mexico. 
 
Please contact Sue Watts for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 
 
 

Educational Opportunities

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Lifespan Faith Development 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
POPS
Parenting of Preschoolers (POPS) Grown Up Meet Up
 
Feb 19 | 1-2pm | Zoom, register for link
 
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. Zoom link will be sent out to all that are registered. Not registered? Please fill out this form and we will add you to the emailing list. Thank you!
 
Designed for those adults raising children who are ages birth to 6, but everyone is 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! Sponsored by Tucson area UU Younger Adults (TUUYA) 
 
Feb 26 | 6:30pm | Zoom 
 
Films and friends! Let's gather [virtually] to share an evening of movies. We will pick our movie together OR email Sonora in advance with a suggestion or request: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
Meeting ID: 571 636 4277
Password: 973902
 
 
 
Laughter Yoga
Tuesdays and Thursdays | Zoom
 
Laughter Yoga is a unique concept that invites everyone to laugh without jokes, humor, or comedy. Through laughter exercises, hatha yoga breathing, and playfulness we will laugh into joy, health, and bonds within the Baja 4. Founded in 1995 by Dr. Mandan Kataria, today Laughter Yoga is practiced by thousands in over 115 countries. 
 
Rev. Matthew is a practicing laughter yogi who trained under Dr. Kataria and is a certified Yoga Laughter facilitator. Members and Friends of BUU will be joining Rev. Matthew to assist in demonstrating laughter exercises, yoga breathing, and Bollywood dance! Learn more about Laughter Yoga: https://laughteryoga.org/
 
Ages: Everyone who wants to laugh
Dates and Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-4:30pm
 
Meeting ID: 990 7312 9659
Passcode: 574011
 

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