Topic: Social Justice

Changing Homelessness

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Changing Homelessness
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Our speaker is Dawn Gillman, chief officer for Changing Homelessness. She presents the situation in Jacksonville, Florida and the progress we have made in obtaining services and housing for our homeless population.

Peace—An Action Verb

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Peace—An Action Verb
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Perspectives on Jacksonville

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Perspectives on Jacksonville
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Mari Kuraishi is the president of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, leading the Fund’s efforts to create communities of belonging for the places and institutions that Jessie Ball duPont knew and loved by fostering inclusive growth and reducing structural and systemic barriers to resources and opportunity. In Jacksonville, Mari serves on the boards of the

Fight, Build, Heal

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Fight, Build, Heal
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When the beautiful diversity of our world is under attack, how should we respond? Sometimes we will need to fight for people’s dignity, sometimes we will need to build a beloved community, sometimes we will need to tend wounds, even our own, and sometimes all at once! 

The Gift of Generosity, for Ourselves and Others

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
The Gift of Generosity, for Ourselves and Others
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Peter Racine leads a discussion on the importance of generosity, sharing personal anecdotes and reflections on giving money to those in need. He emphasizes aligning generosity with personal values, practicing self-generosity, and celebrates the congregation’s progress in extending generosity to both themselves and the community.

Grateful to be Liberal: Why Liberalism is the Only Solution to Humanity’s Woes

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Grateful to be Liberal: Why Liberalism is the Only Solution to Humanity’s Woes
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The latest assault against liberalism began in the 1980’s and so successfully defamed the word that today even liberals avoid calling themselves such. Yet liberalism is the only ideology that has proven to advance both society and the individual throughout human history. In this sermon we’ll hear the reasons for this audacious claim and learn

Stand Up Together

Rev. Green’s sermon will focus on responding to the recent racially motivated murders in Jacksonville, and ways to come together against hate. Rev. Green will be using text from the Old Testament: Isaiah 58:12: “Your ancient ruins will be rebuilt. You will raise up the foundations of many generations. You shall be called the repairer

Central America…Who Cares

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Central America...Who Cares
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Continuing our summer theme on “How can We Change the World?,” Peter Racine will talk about the crisis facing Central America, particularly women and girls and the Foundation that he and his wife Kelly started seven years ago, The Center for Central American Empowerment, and it’s work to protect and empower women and girls, strengthen

Our Hope in Finding Each Other

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville
Our Hope in Finding Each Other
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Come join us for our next installment for our Summer Series entitled “How can We Change the World?” This Sunday we are pleased to welcome Matt Hartley, the director of the UNF Interfaith Center. Mini-Concert: Donna Frost Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Donna Frost is a traveling troubadour with decades of performing and touring experience. Expertly weaving