social justice

Sunday Service January 29

“We’re All in This Together.”  Universalism teaches that we are interdependent creatures. The US Constitution states our commitment to “promote the general welfare.” Our culture has turned its back on the principle of sharing our abundance and replaced it with excessive capitalism which benefits some at the expense of others. How are we called, as … Continued

Sunday Service January 22

“Lessons from the Struggle for Civil Rights: Movement and Change for Immigrant Rights in the 21st Century” Although there are definite parallels between these two movements for human rights, there are key differences that must be addressed if the immigrant right’s movement is to move forward. Guest Shelly Jarrett Bromberg is an associate professor of Spanish and … Continued

The New Year’s Day Movie

Pole participants have chosen “Iron Jawed Angels” for the New Year’s Day movie adventure at Hopedale Sunday, January 1, 2012, 2:30pm. See women fight for and win the right to vote! Since the film is all best for teens and grown ups, we will have something for the children downstairs. Popcorn will be served but participants may … Continued

Standing Together on the Side of Love

Members of the Hopedale UU Community were participants in the Unite Miami: Love is Our Resistance event on the Miami University Campus on October 25. It was heartwarming to see so many students, faculty and others in the larger community turn out for an afternoon of affirmed support for our GLBTQ neighbors and friends. There … Continued

This Sunday at Hopedale, August 14

Sunday, August 14, 10:30 – 11:30am, Seeking Solutions. We’ll gain a broader understanding of immigration from a faith-based perspective, and from our UU tradition and consider ways in which we can achieve a policy on immigration that is in keeping with Unitarian Universalist principles. We will have a special guest, Dr. Shelly Jarrett Bromberg, Associate … Continued

This Sunday at Hopedale, August 7

August 7 – STUDY ACTION SUMMER “Who Benefits from a Broken System?” We’ll discuss how immigration does not necessarily hurt U.S. workers, how corporations benefit from cheap labor and how corporations benefit from the business of enforcement.  Leader:  Liz Woedl.