Category: News

Homelessness Support Abounds!

John Graham Shelter holds its annual Sleepout fundraiser Sat Dec 7. CVUUS Youth Group, led by Gail Borden and John Barstow, is paying attention to hunger!  They prepare dinners for John Graham and will participate in the sleepout on the    Mableworks lawn to raise awareness of … read more.

Global Climate Action Efforts Continue

CVUUS Green Sanctuary Ministry invites you to a public planning meeting by Extinction Rebellion  on Sun Dec 8, 6 pm in Ilsley Public Library Community Room (enter from back).

No doubt you’re probably aware of the youth climate strikes that have been happening across the world … read more.

White Privilege Discussions Continue

See the documentary Harriet,  Wed Dec 11, 1, 4, 7 & 8:30 pm at Marquis. Next in the Seeing Color/Seeking Justice Racial identities/Justice movie series hosted by Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ). Based on life of Harriet Tubman. Suggested donation is $10 and goes … read more.

Migrant Farmworker Support in Addison County

In response to recent deportations of Addison County farm workers and separation of families, many seek to help. We continue to inquire about how to communicate better with farmers, migrants and volunteers about who we are and what help we offer. CVUUS and other groups work … read more.

Community Meal Prep Appreciated

CVUUS hosts community lunch at the Charter House.  Consider joining the Charter House community lunch team for CVUUS! Your involvement can be what works best for you. Maybe be on a call list for preparing a dish occasionally, or making sandwiches on site for the … read more.

Can We Talk about Guns?

Sunday, Dec 16, Remembering Victims of Gun Violence, 11:30 pm—Communities all across the country will be holding memorials this month because December 14th is the 6th anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy. This year we will light candles for them and others, and say the … read more.

#Metoo movement addressed

The #Metoo movement has been so powerful and has helped many survivors to find their voice, as shared in recent worship services and events.  This also comes with a need for support, both for survivors speaking, and for those supporting and listening. WomenSafe is here … read more.

Francois Clemmons on StoryCorps

Francois Clemmons and Karl Lindholm were featured on NPR’s Story Corps on Friday’s Morning Edition. Francois spoke about becoming Officer Clemmons on “Mister Roger’s Neighborhood” for 25 years. Listen to it online.

You can also listen to Francois share about his time doing this in the … read more.