Month: October 2018

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November brings so many new events – our upcoming Chili Cookoff, our many workshops covering social justice topics and a musical performance by two UU legends, Reggie Harris and Greg Greenway!

Read a word from Rev. Justine Sullivan and more in the latest news from CVUU. … read more.

Oct. 31, 2018

Dear Members and Friends of Coastal Virginia Unitarian Universalists:

Rebecca Parker writes that when people come to a church,

they come looking for the well-spring, for healing and refreshing water. They come looking for quietness lit with fire, for a sanctuary of peace, and a welcome table spread for … read more.

Time to Make History Virginia!

On November 19th at 7:30 p.m. in the CVUU sanctuary, the Social Justice Committee will host a speaker from VAratifyERA, the campaign to ensure Virginia makes history during the 2019 General Assembly session.
Should Virginia become the 38th state to pass the … read more.

October 25, 2018

Dear CVUU members and friends:

Each week continues to offer new challenges and opportunities.  This past week, we welcomed 7 new members into our congregation, and we also saw the return of an old conflict and wound.  As I said in my sermon, quoting Rumi, “the … read more.

Oct. 28 Adult Discussion

Sunday’s discussion topic is “Nuns vs. Nuclear Weapons”

Facilitators: Sisters Carol Gilbert and Ardeth Platte from Pax Christi

Sisters Ardeth Platte and Carol Gilbert are Religious women of the Dominican order, whose motherhouse is in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They are in the area at the … read more.

Oct. 21 Adult Discussion

Sunday’s discussion topic is “How has the kindness of mentors shaped your life?” (Discussion inspired by the book A Hand to Guide Me: Legends and Leaders Celebrate the People Who Shaped Their Lives by Denzel Washington)

Facilitator: Richard Horwege

Adult Discussion meets each Sunday in Room 205 before … read more.

Oct. 14 Adult Discussion

Sunday’s discussion topic is “Hog Wild: The Battle for Workers’ Rights at the World’s Largest Slaughterhouse,” a book about the 16-year campaign to unionize the Smithfield Foods meatpacking plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina.

Our discussion facilitator is also the author, Lynn Waltz.

Adult Discussion meets each Sunday … read more.

Deeper Than the Skin Nov. 16

Please join us for a very special night, 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16, when CVUU hosts “Deeper than the Skin,” a musical performance that engages communities in conversations on race in our time.
UU legends and veteran musicians, Greg Greenway and Reggie Harris, will to … read more.