The Meridian

The UUCT newsletter, The Meridian, is digital and is emailed to subscribed congregation members, guests, and friends.

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All the articles and announcements contained in the newsletters are below.

Board Notes

Your Executive Board sets policies and oversees church property, the conduct of church business, and the fulfillment of church purposes. You, as a congregation, elect its members, who serve staggered terms. The minister is a non-voting member. At the December 16 meeting, the board asked that Greg DeAngelo and the Personnel Committee: • include the

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Climate Up Close: Event This Saturday, January 8

Susan Robinson, Tallahassee Green Faith Alliance (TFGA) co-chair, invites all to join a conversation with Climate Up Close, a panel of climate scientists from Harvard, NOAA, UC Berkeley, and NYU Saturday at 11 AM. This event is hosted by Temple Israel, and co sponsored by TFGA (UUCT is a member), The Nature Conservancy, Rethink Energy

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Covid Task Force Update

The Covid Task Force met this week to discuss how the dramatic increase in new cases brought on by the Omicron variant will impact the congregation. The emergence of new variants, one after another, continues to challenge our efforts to establish a clear path forward but we want to assure you that we remain undeterred and on

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New Year, New Ways to Stay Connected

Changes are coming to both the Meridian newsletter and our UUCT website. This Friday’s issue will be the last issue of the weekly Meridian newsletter, with future issues being published monthly. The change is necessitated by a transformation of the UUCT website to a UUA theme that has different technological capabilities. The next Meridian issue will be published in early

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What is the 1619 Project?

Fights over how we tell our nation’s story go back more than a century and have a great deal to teach us about our current divisions. Learning more about our nation’s history, through the New York Times links in this article, is a great way for adults to understand the realities of systemic racism and

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“Justice, Equity, and Compassion in Human Relations”- 2nd Principle of Unitarian Universalists

The Kearney Center attempts to bring some Justice and Equity to the homeless population of Tallahassee.  In addition to providing emergency and temporary housing, meals, limited medical, dental, and mental healthcare, they facilitate training and education for job placement. UUCT can assist the Kearney Center by turning our compassion into tangible financial donations this month.  Donations for this month’s

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Introduction to 8th Principle Reflections

Until recently, I didn’t know that there was a difference between racial equality and racial equity. Until two years ago, I didn’t know that referring to people from the Far East as Orientals was pejorative. Until last year, I thought that the Indian boarding schools benefited them.  But now I know. Allies for Racial Equity

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REMINDER: GivePlus Mobile App Inactive

Dear Members and Friends, If you are a GivePlus Mobile user, you  should have received an email earlier about Vanco Mobile, our church’s new and improved mobile app. Vanco, our eGiving provider, has launched this updated mobile app to replace GivePlus Mobile. GivePlus Mobile will be retired as of December 30, 2021. How Do You Download

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