No doubt you’re probably aware of the youth climate strikes that have been happening across the world in the last year. The strikes have been inspired in part by 16-year-old Greta Thunberg and led by a whole network of young organizers. The biggest youth strike … read more.
HOPE Food Shelf Gleaning & Cooking Opportunities
Plant and glean at local farms and community gardens and process fresh produce to donate to H.O.P.E. and Charter House. Local gleaning opportunities are organized by The VT Gleaning Collective, an initiative of Salvation Farms, a network of professionally … read more.
Delegates at the 2018 General Assembly in Kansas City, MO, selected “Undoing Intersectional White Supremacy” to be the 2018-2022 Congregational Study/Action Issue (CSAI) of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) of Congregations. The Congregational Study/Action Issue is an invitation for congregations to take a topic of … read more.
On August 14 the CVUUS Board voted to invest in Acorn Energy Coop’s AES2 community solar project, whose 612 photovoltaic panels will feed 150 kilowatts peak power into the electric grid. If all goes as planned, AES2 should start producing power this fall.
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. We work toward meeting migrants’ … read more.
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.
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.
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.
Our Youth Group, led by Heidi Sulis and Gail Borden, dedicated this year to homelessness support again. As last year, they visited and planned several meals at John Graham Shelter in Vergennes. Abi Sessions and our Youth Group camped out at the annual Homelessness Awareness … read more.
Abi Sessions shares that 8 new immigrant families will be settling in VT and that Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program ( VRRP) is organizing clothing gift cards and collections for the 32 children that will be part of this in time for school opening. They invite … read more.