March 9, 2022 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Clark or Nancy Gilpin

All are welcome to attend the Social Justice Committee’s next meeting on Wednesday, March 9 at 7pm.

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 891 071 0930
Passcode: 429698

Agenda – March 9, 2022, at 7:00 pm

  1. An update on organizations BUUF supports: Cora Lamping Center donations, Neighbors Organizing Against Racism, the Race Relations Council, and Interfaith Action of Southwest Michigan.
  2. A discussion of opportunities for supporting the people of Ukraine
  3. The UU 8th Principle and its potential implications for the Social Justice Committee

UUA Principles

  1. 1st Principle: The inherent worth and dignity of every person;
  2. 2nd Principle: Justice, equity and compassion in human relations;
  3. 3rd Principle: Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations;
  4. 4th Principle: A free and responsible search for truth and meaning;
  5. 5th Principle: The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large;
  6. 6th Principle: The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all;
  7. 7th Principle: Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.

A Prospective 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.”