Southern Region

  • Diversity Dialogue and Gospel Singing with the One Human Family Choir at the UUA General Assembly in Portland!
    Crowdfunding Completed: 05/03/2015
    Amount Funded: $2540
    Posted by: One Human Family Workshops, Inc.

    The multi-faith, multi-cultural, multi-generational One Human Family (OHF) Choir has traveled extensively, demonstrating to the world that unity across traditional barriers is possible. We are thrilled to be invited to lead a General Assembly workshop in Portland, where we will teach a gospel song and lead a diversity dialogue.

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  • Stories of Unitarian Universalists of Color: DRUUMM Panel Discussion at General Assembly 2015
    Crowdfunding Completed: 04/26/2015
    Amount Funded: $4126
    Posted by: UU Fellowship of Raleigh

    Unitarian Universalism (UU) embraces diversity and inclusion but there are very few faces of color in most UU congregations. Why? How can we make our congregations more welcoming to diverse members of our community? A DRUUMM panel workshop will explore these questions, informed by stories of UUs of Color for an upcoming book. Workshop participants will also take part in facilitated discussion.

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  • Florida Earth Festival
    Crowdfunding Completed: 02/22/2015
    Amount Funded: $3250
    Posted by: The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Boca Raton

    Florida Earth Festival 2015 is a community Earth Day-related celebration of sustainability. Affiliated events will take place in the two weeks surrounding a two-day Earth Day event on April 18th and 19th. The two-day event will focus on energy, air, and water, with a community project on sea level rise. The festival is funded in part by the Unitarian Universalist Fund for Social Responsibility, which will also match $3,000 in Faithify donations dollar for dollar. We need your support!

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  • Winter Revival - The Promise of Unitarian Universalism
    Crowdfunding Completed: 01/21/2015
    Amount Funded: $1010
    Posted by: First Jefferson UU Church

    Unitarian Universalism is a faith that offers hope not hell. A revival informs, inspires, and sustains through a series of faithifying worship. Winter Revival, January 22-25, 2015, The Promise of Unitarian Universalism, at First Jefferson UU Church in Fort Worth, TX, offers evangelistic, testimonial sermons from three regional ministers in a weekend packed with worship, deepening faith and inspiring seekers.

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  • Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March
    Crowdfunding Completed: 12/18/2014
    Amount Funded: $6300
    Posted by: Living Legacy Project

    The Selma to Montgomery March capped the drive for the Voting Rights Act and was a vital touchstone in the history of civil rights in this country. Unitarian Universalists played a critical role in the Selma Voting Rights Movement that included the martyrhood of local activist, Jimmie Lee Jackson, and two Unitarian Universalists, James Reeb and Viola Liuzzo. In March 2015, on the 50th anniversary of the these events, UUs will have the opportunity for visit Selma, to deeply reflect on the role we played there, and to affirm our solidarity with all those engaged in the ongoing struggles for voting rights, human dignity, and social justice.

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  • Deliberate Interdependence: Sacred Fire
    Crowdfunding Completed: 08/08/2014
    Amount Funded: $8835
    Posted by: Sacred Fire UU

    Sacred Fire UU is a missional ministry that is bringing us into covenanted community with those we are not currently reaching. Through the spiritual practices of interdependence and solidarity, we are growing missional communities that work to build a more beautiful, compassionate, and peaceful world. Walk with us, in body or spirit, as we seek to 'give life the shape of justice.'

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  • Miracle Among The Ruins Project One: Greenhouse Kitchen Community
    Crowdfunding Completed: 08/08/2014
    Amount Funded: $0
    Posted by: A Third Place Community Foundation/The Welcome Table Church

    In our zipcode, we die 14 years earlier than in a zipcode just a few miles away. By purchasing, tearing down, and renovating a block of abandoned houses, we have begun turning the space into a healthy food venue of community gardenpark and orchard to go along with a free food store; now we need your help to build a Greenhouse Kitchen in order to grow more and feed more and teach more year-round, especially feeding our area with community and hope. We also often worship outside here and host community wide events.

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  • Miracle Among The Ruins Project Two: Missional Community Room
    Crowdfunding Completed: 08/08/2014
    Amount Funded: $0
    Posted by: A Third Place Community Foundation/The Welcome Table Church

    In our high poverty area, we bought an abandoned church building and are renovating it not for worship but for our wider community's use. We especially need funds to turn the largest room into a multi-purpose community room for seniors, youth, as a Service Learning Center with our university partners, and to house our missional service groups who travel here to experience the missional church at work.

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