First Unitarian held a special service on June 7 to dedicate the space the congregation has worked months to prepare to shelter undocumented immigrants who are facing deportation. It is the first in Rhode Island to join 1,110 other congregations nationwide as part of the … read more.
Rain or shine, we need you to show up on Tuesday, May 15, at 3:30pm at the Smith Street side of the Rhode Island State House. Wear your galoshes and bring your umbrellas in case of rain.
We will be leaving First Unitarian Church at 3pm if … read more.
As part of the Guns into Plowshares project, members and friends of First Unitarian will march to the Rhode Island State House on Tuesday, May 15, to meet with state legislators and deliver cards and letters from First Unitarian members and friends. The letters, written … read more.
The interfaith Guns into Plowshares project generated a variety of local press coverage, including a newspaper article, an op-ed piece, and television news coverage.
Providence Journal covers Sunday worship service, letter writing
An article about Guns into Plowshares with multiple photos appeared in the Monday, May 14, … read more.
“We, as people of faith, have a moral imperative to lead our society towards peace,” Rev. Liz Lerner Maclay said in a recent interview with GoLocal Prov. “Guns shouldn’t be used for individuals and private citizens against each other. Firearms used for war and violence — … read more.
Now that restoration of our Meeting House has begun, everyone coming to our buildings on weekdays before 6pm must use street parking. Our parking lot is now a working and storage area, eliminating all but rented parking spaces. However, the parking lot can be used … read more.
The March 2018 newsletter features: Jesus to Christ series on page 2, Meeting House restoration work begins with restricted parking on page 4, Commitment Drive update on page 6, annual Round the Table Dinners on page 7, and SisterSong on page 9.
In a major initiative to make First Unitarian a safe and welcoming place for everyone, the Prudential Committee approved a new Safe and Civil Church Policy. Jay Glasson, PruComm president, recently announced the new policy by email to the congregation.
A sub-group of the PruComm, headed … read more.
Cover story “Politics and Religion: How East Side clergy are encouraging difficult conversations in divisive times” prominently features Rev. Liz Lerner Maclay and First Unitarian in the January issue of East Side Monthly.
The article “Faith in Action: East Side clergy on the need for political … read more.