April 26  Side With Love” Zoom Workshop: Facing the Apocalypse with a Smile; 4PM, Zoom. Led by Rachel Myslivy, Side with Love Climate Justice Organizer   Everywhere you look the world is on fire! Sometimes you just want to scream at the top of your lungs, “Everything is bad! Do something! AAUGH!!!!” That urgency is real, and also maybe not the best way to communicate about the issues – or to take care of yourself! Come together to learn some ways to manage yourself and engage others as you effectively advocate for justice and work for a thriving world for all.

UU Avl Events

April 13- 
Curious Conversations – The Case for Reparations; Sandburg Hall; noon; bring a bagged lunch

April 14 –  UU Asheville Justice Movie Night via Zoom “8 BILLION ANGELS” explores the conflict between the size of the global population and the sustainability of our planet. Immersive, emotional and inspiring.

April 16 – Earth Day Service, 11am

April 16
 – 8th Principle Panel and Q&A – Childcare Provided; 12:30 p.m. in Sanctuary

May 4 – Embracing Discomfort Book Book Study: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong, noon, Sandburg Hall, bring a bagged Lunch;  7PM Zoom (contact Rev. Claudia for link)

May 7 –  8th Principle Voting Basics and Q&A – Childcare Provided; 12:30 p.m. in Sanctuary 

Community Events
April 11 – 14 – “Activating Indigenous Beats: Hip Hop Nativo Festival” at UNCA. Get details here

April 14 – 23 – “Faith Climate Week” sponsored by the NC Council of Churches. Get details here

April 16 – The Ethical Humanist Society has invited Dr. Dwight Mullen to speak on Reparations, 2:30 pm. Get details here.

April 22 – 23 – Racial Equity Institute training. Registration is now open for those interested. Complete this form to express interest. 

Next month…
May 6 –
Beloved Auction (Justice Ministry Partner)

May 9-10 – 
Racial Equity Institute training. Registration is now open for those interested. Complete this form to express interest. 

May 11 – “Private Plunder of Public Goods: The Threat of Medicare Privatization and the Need for Single Payer”, a presentation of Dr. Susan Rogers, 7 pm, at First Congregational UCC, 20 Oak Street. Get details from this flyer.