Wrap Up of NC Faith Forward Coalition Conference

Uniting For Our Future: A Wrap Up of NC Faith Forward Coalition Conference Merry Overholser, Piedmont UU Church member During times of turmoil, we are presented with the opportunity to plant seeds of change. This was one of the themes of keynote speaker, Bree Newsome’s opening address at the NC Faith Forward Coalition’s conference in […]

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Social Justice Leadership Training

Save the date! September 28-30 ~ Social Justice Leadership Training Piedmont UU Church is proud to host a Justice Leadership Training Program which will span the 2018-2019 church year.  The program is brought to us by Sacred Fire UU and will include churches from across the Southern Region. Organizer and trainer, Rev. Nathan Hollister, has […]

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A Letter from Your Minister — August

Greetings, Beloved Community. Dear Folks, Welcome to the month of August! Our theme for this month is Generosity. What comes to mind when you think of generosity? Recently, I went to hear someone speak, and I hadn’t been able to find the “registration” form for the program online, so I asked about this on the […]

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Feature Focus for July 29

Greetings, Beloved Community. Welcome to summer, to the month of July, and to our next Feature Focus Sunday topic. UU churches across the country have addressed the “me too.” movement in various ways. When the “me too.” movement reached a tipping point on Facebook, I watched many ministers across the country change their Sunday service […]

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NC’s Faith Forward Coalition

“The NC Faith Forward Coalition is an LGBTQ-affirming faith coalition working to make North Carolina a more just and inclusive home for all LGBTQ people. It more specifically is a coalition of varying organizations with an focus in the intersections of faith and justice. This group does intersectional work with groups like NC NAACP (state), […]

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Religious Education Classes in July are All About Animals

How do you teach your children the 7 principles of Unitarian Universalism, specifically love for animals and the interdependence of all living things? Would you like help with that? Bring your K-12 students to weekly Religious Education (RE) classes in July at the University Gathering. Our schedule is packed with games, activities, meeting people and […]

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Financial Health Mid-Year Check-In

Frank Mabrey, Treasurer The health of Piedmont UU Church finances is strong at mid-year. Cash flows have been positive every month of the year so far. Pledges payments are ahead of where we would have expected at this point in the year. Facility rental income has been good as well. Expenses are mostly at or below where […]

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From the Annual Commitment Team

​I hope the beginning of summer is finding everyone well. While you are swimming, hiking, camping, traveling, or whatever your summer plans may be – your Annual Commitment Team (ACT) is busy planning for the remainder of this church year and for the upcoming church year. Let me first explain what ACT is about. Under […]

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A Letter from Your Lead Minister – July

“When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.” – Jean Shinoda Bolen Dear Folks, Welcome to the month of July and to our summer theme of Self-Care and Compassion.  We began the month of July with a service […]

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News from Salisbury

News from Salisbury Beth Foreman, Salisbury Steering Team Lead This has been a busy Spring for the Salisbury Gathering. Some activities and events members were/are involved in are: being an election official, providing information and registering local high schoolers to vote, campaigning for local candidates, attending NC Democracy local sessions on statewide issues, supporting local […]

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