News & Events
Accessibility Team * Sunday, October 4
CROP Walk Challenge * Sign Up October 4th, 11th
Forum On the Role of Class * Sunday, October 4
Round Robin Dinner Registration Deadline * Sunday, October 4
Join other UUs on the second Friday of each month from October through May. This is an opportunity to meet other UUs in a casual dinner group held in members' homes.
Interweave Potluck & Film Night * Friday, October 9
See the film Brother Outsider at 7:00pm followed by discussion. This movie has introduced the life and work of Bayard Rustin - a visionary strategist and activist called "the unknown hero" of the civil rights movement.
Escalating Equality Film * Wednesday, October 14
Join at 7:00pm at the Michigan Theatre where the Dispute Resolution Center will sponsor a film and discussion on 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story. The panel discussion on juvenile justice will include Judge Tim Connors, Peacemaking Court, attorney and juvenile advocate Deborah LaBelle , associate professor Brian Sellars, and Calvin Evans, a life interventionist specialist.
Women's Breakfast * Saturday, October 10
Make a Difference Workshop * October 10
Make a Difference Involvement Fair * October 11
Justice in the Middle East Forum * Sunday, October 11
UUAA's Justice in the Middle East group presents "No Way to Treat a Child" at 1:00pm in the Fahs Chapel. This project was initiated by the Chicago Faith Coalition, Defense for Children International - Palestine, and the American Friends Service Committee. UNICEF, Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International report the ill-treatment of Palestinian children by soldiers, police, and interrogators within the Israeli military justice system.
Conversation Series: As We Age * October 14 - 28
UUAA Well-Being Education presents a Wednesday afternoon series "As We Age - A Conversation" based on the first five chapters of Atul Gawande's provocative book Being Mortal which addresses the progression as each ages from the independent self, to being dependent, to living with assistance.
Fall Harvest Potluck * Friday, October 16
This annual tradition for the Mindful Eating Coalition (MEC) will feature guest speaker ICPJ Director Chuck Warpehoski. Join in the Social Hall at 6:00pm Bring a dish to share that celebrates the harvest season, and bring a place setting.
Peace All Stars Benefit Concert* Saturday, October 17
See UUAA's own Director of Music, Glen Thomas Rideout at the "Peace All-Stars 4: Honoring Black Lives" benefit at 7:00pm at Temple Beth Emeth/St. Clare's Episcopal Church. Storyteller La'Ron Williams will host a musical tribute to peace, justice, and black lives. Rev. Robert Jones, Edie Lewis, and Peter "Madcat" Ruth will be featured at this benefit for Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Ypsilanti nonprofit Mentor2Youth.
Interweave Circle Discussion * Sunday, October 18
Alpha House Host Week Sign up * Sunday, October 18
As has been our tradition, UUAA will represent at the Alpha House Host Week during the week of Thanksgiving. Alpha House is a shelter for homeless families that then helps them find permanent housing. During Host Week, UUAA will provide food for all the residents' meals, servers for a warm dinner each night, people to play with the children in the evenings, a person to stay overnight, and Day Hosts to coordinate the volunteers.
Immigration Action Coalition (IAC) * Sunday, October 18
Ever thought about living in someone else's shoes? It can dramatically change the way of thinking and living. Join IAC in "Immigration: Two Sides." This two-part program will watch an episode of Morgan Spurlock's 30 Days focusing on immigration. Then join a discussion examining human biases surrounding this complicated issue.
Family Halloween Party - October 30
Put on your costume and celebrate Halloween with your congregation friends.
Pumpkin carving, games, and crafts begin at 5:30. Please bring your own pumpkin to carve.
Potluck Dinner begins at 6:00, followed by our costume parade, trick-or-treating, and the YRUU Haunted House.
QUUest Bookstore - Read A Classic
UUA General Assembly 2015
Couldn't attend this year's General Assembly in Oregon? If you would like to view videos of GA events, including the Ware Lecture delivered by Cornell West, you can visit this link: http://www.uua.org/ga/virtual/2015