Category: Justice

Happy Birthday Solar Panels

It was April 17th in 2007 when UUCT’s solar system was inaugurated, and its 10Kw solar panel array has been providing power to our church ever since. UUCT was the first church in Tallahassee to install solar on its campus. Since that time only two other churches have followed suit but many homes with rooftops […]

2024 Sustainable Communities Summit

The Green Sanctuary Team reminds you to join Leon County Government on Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Eastside Branch Library and Pedrick Pond Park to engage in the pursuit of a greener tomorrow at the 2024 Sustainable Communities Summit. Citizens can register for this free event at This year, […]

Tribute to Earth Day

I’d like to carry on the concept of interdependence highlighted in the April 21st Sunday service. This planet is truly our home and like any home needs care and tending. Our place in the magnificent web of life is worthy of deep contemplation. As our 7th Principle states, we honor the interdependent web of all […]

Movie and a Meal Event Update

Our Movie and a Meal event on the Ides of March was a great success. Twenty people came out for the event where we enjoyed hearty chili with rice and as much bread as one could eat, along with some tasty cookies and cupcakes. A big thanks to all those who brought in the food […]

March 15th Movie and a Meal Event

Come one, come all to the Green Sanctuary’s Movie & Meal Fundraiser Event. The event will be held Friday evening on March 15th in the Sanctuary of the UU Church of Tallahassee, 2810 N. Meridian Road. The modest meal (soup & bread) will start at 6:00 pm, and the family friendly documentary by the National […]

The Green Sanctuary Team (GST) is on a Mission

Yes indeed, the GST is on a mission, and that mission is to repair or replace four malfunctioning solar panels and associated wiring in our 10Kw solar array. Toward that end the GST had requested $300 in the upcoming fy 24-25 budget to be combined with the $1,200 some dollars that currently reside in the […]

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 […]