Social Responsibility

September 16 When Voices are Silenced

Today is the first day of our children’s Religious Education program, and we celebrate our Unitarian Universalist principle of search for truth and how freedom of speech fosters free inquiry. Our teachers will have their hands blessed for the shared work of religious exploration and … read more.

Mass Incarceration: In Search of Justice

The Adult Education Committee and community members have been studying Michelle Alexander’s book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindess. In addition, three smaller groups are working to decrease the impact of mass incarceration locally and are eager to share their … read more.

January 29: East Side Awakening

East Side Awakening Lora Caldwell
Worship Associate: Tom Schlaudecker
Lora Caldwell, UUCE member and staff member of the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network, will share her insights and experiences with their project on the east side of Erie. She will show … read more.

Voices of Wisdom

Rev. Beth Marshall will discuss the idea that part of being socially responsible in a diverse community is developing an awareness of the common ground we share with members of different faith communities. This morning’s service draws upon parallel sacred texts from the Buddhist, Christian, … read more.

A Road Well Travelled

We will take a look at the importance of maintaining a trauma-informed route as we assist others traveling down life’s highway towards social and economic justice. Coordinated by Tammie Johnson. Rev. Beth will not be in the pulpit this morning, but will be spending the … read more.