• The Meridian

    Office Closure

    The UUCT office will be closed Monday, January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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  • Governance | The Meridian

    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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  • Article | Community Care Opportunities | The Meridian

    Exhale – A Pro-voice Network for those who have had an Abortion

    Exhale is the Pro-voice outlier to the Pro-Choice and Pro-Life groups, which are often at odds in the media and at protests. Exhale supports the women who made an abortion decision by providing them with an outlet to express their feelings. Exhale also supports those whose partners or friends made the decision about having an

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  • Green Sanctuary | The Meridian

    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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  • The Meridian

    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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  • The Meridian

    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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  • Article | Racial Justice | The Meridian

    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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  • Community Care Opportunities | The Meridian

    “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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  • 8th Principle | The Meridian
    Text: "The 8th Principle - "We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote journeying toward spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our actions that accountably dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions."

    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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  • Finance | The Meridian

    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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  • The Meridian

    S.W.I.M 2021 Going Online!

    Looking for a week of bliss with a diverse group of friendly and fascinating UUs? Then the Southeast (UU) Winter Institute Mid-Florida was meant for you! SWIM is an intentional, inter-generational community of UUs and friends, including awesome people like YOU! We normally gather in South Florida December 26 through January 1, but met virtually

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  • 8th Principle | Article | The Meridian

    8th Principle Article: History of Our Principles

    My last Meridian Article introduced the Principles as adopted in the 1960s. The first major revision was in the mid 1980s. It is striking to read the original 6. They reflect their time. The language is male-centered and Judeo-Christian is the only religious tradition. The members of the UU Women’s Federation [UUWF] took issue. There

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