Category: Justice

Even To Question, Truly Is An Answer *

As a congregation, we set our intention last May to work towards building a diverse multicultural Beloved Community that works to dismantle racism. Does that sound too big a job for our small community of communities? Are you wondering how we will do this? What will change? Where should we start? The 8th Principle group […]

Centering BIPOC Voices: January and February Book Discussions

For our January 14th meeting, the Centering BIPOC Voices Book Group will discuss South to America: A Journey South of the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation by Imani Perry (HarperCollins Publishers, 2022). Perry, a professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, recently won the 2022 National Book Award for Nonfiction for the book. It is the story […]

Coming Soon: A UUCT Common Read on UU Congregations and Multiculturalism

UUCT members, friends, frequent visitors, and others interested, plan now to participate in a congregation-wide reading and discussion of the book: Mistakes and Miracles: Congregations on the Road to Multiculturalism. Small discussion groups will begin in late February or March and meet for four 90-minute sessions. The book, which is also the Unitarian Universalist Association 2022-2023 […]

What Difference Can the 8th Principle Make at UUCT?

There is no simple formula on how a congregation should begin living into the 8th Principle. There is no one right way to work at building a diverse multicultural Beloved Community, no simple answer as to how to dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions. It is up to us as individuals […]

ARE@UUCT’s Changing Role

Now that the congregation has adopted the 8th Principle, the Allies for Racial Equity group (ARE@UUCT) is stepping back from our very active role last year in informing the congregation about the 8th principle. A new group is forming to focus on UUCT’s work after adoption: the journey to live into the 8th principle. Several members […]


Before you head to the garbage can, think about repurposing your discarded items.  Many local organizations and businesses can find a use for common things that we see as trash. Empty medicine bottles, egg cartons, and packing materials are just some of the items that can be repurposed locally. In addition to keeping trash out of our […]

To the Congregation: An Appreciation

Allies for Racial Equity, ARE@UUCT, thanks the congregation for engaging with the 8th Principle over the past nine months. We thank UUCT members for adopting the principle as a congregation at the Annual Meeting on May 22. Quite a few other congregations adopted the principle in May, with the total number of adoptions by UU […]

Beyond Welcome Discussion Series

Rev. Holly Brown and Robin Gray invite you to join in any or all of five sessions to inspire building the Beloved Community in our midst. Saturdays at 2:00 PM – May 7 to June 4, UUCT Campus Wednesdays at 6:30 PM – May 11 to June 8, Zoom Each session will require only about […]