The Promise and the Practice of Our Faith for

Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism (BLUU) Imagine what our faith would look like if we upheld and centered the history, the perspectives, the voices, and the leadership of Black Lives of Unitarian Universalists… The Promise and the Practice of Our Faith Campaign is our opportunity to take the lead as a faith denomination in addressing our history of upholding white supremacy. Together, we can collectively work to dismantle it and amend a long broken promise to the Black Lives within our Association. Join our Association of Congregations as we do something different in this extraordinary moment to connect our finances with our theological values as we enter a new chapter within our faith! Congregations are asked to join in the Promise and the Practice of our Faith by engaging the following opportunities: Schedule at least one service on Sunday, November 12, 2017 or Sunday, February 4, 2018 (or any Sunday that’s convenient for your congregation) to engage around a theme of the Promise and the Practice of Our Faith. Make a financial commitment in our support ot BLUU that is transformational and inspirational which helps our $1 million match opportunity. Double the impact of your contribution by meeting the threshold of $10 per certified member, or however you count the souls you serve. Make a long-term commitment to dismantling white supremacy, racism, and oppression from within our denomination and beyond; and uplifting the Black Lives, Voices, and Leadership of Unitarian Universalism. This is our time to be Bold, Radical, and Transformational as we commit to nurture a radically inclusive, justice centered, multiracial and multigenerational religious faith!

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For additional information on resources and pledge forms, please visit http://www.uua.org/bluu-campaign Worship Web materials will be made available online by October 15 at uua.org/worship For more information about the Promise and the Practice of Our Faith Campaign for BLUU, please contact [email protected] Photo credit: Adja Gildersleve

Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism (BLUU)

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