Outside of UUMC Community Events

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Austin’s Energy: Where Does It Come From Now?

Our friends at Congregational Church of Austin, UCC invite the University UMC community to join them in an afternoon of learning about Austin’s energy sources. Austin’s Energy: Where does it come from now? Where will it come from in the future? Do you know how Austin Energy generates the electricity you use? What percentage comes … Continue reading

Volunteer Needs – American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is in need of volunteers who are available to transport cancer patients to and from their cancer related appointments. Transportation volunteers utilize their personal vehicles. Contact Karen Candelas at karen.candelas@cancer.org or call 512-919-1886 for more information. 

A Faithful Conversation on the Abolishment of the Death Penalty

Thursday, June 19th 5pm – Gather at Capitol 7pm-9pm – Gather at University Baptist Church The Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and the Center for Theological Activism present a discussion with Rev. Jeff Hood at the conclusion of his pilgrimage from Livingston to Austin. “Through walking in prophetic imagination, Jesus changed the world,” … Continue reading

Tai Moses on “Zooburbia: Medidations on the Wild Animals Among Us”

Tuesday, June 17, 7 pm Journalist Tai Moses, former managing editor of Alternet, will read from her new book Zooburbia: Meditations on the Wild Animals among Us. Moses makes the case for being mindful and compassionate stewards, and students, of the wildlife with whom we coexist in urban and suburban settings. A lively blend of memoir, natural history, … Continue reading

Undoing Racism: City Council Candidate Forum on Racism

Tuesday, June 24, 6:30-8:30 pm, Austin City Council Candidate Forum on Racism Location: Windsor Park Library, 5833 Westminster Drive, Austin 78723 Despite its progressive reputation, Austin is a segregated city that many people of color find inhospitable. Among the fastest growing major cities in the country, Austin is the only one that has seen a net loss in … Continue reading

Austin Child Guidance Center

Phyllis Richards is a member of the UUMC congregation; she helped start the Headstart Program on the national level, and has been influential in improving outcomes for children for decades and served on the Austin Child Guidance Center’s Board of Directors. Austin Child Guidance Center (ACGC) created an award in her honor. The 3rd Annual … Continue reading

Wellspring Bible Study

The Annual Wellspring Bible study for Church Women United in Austin will take place on June 7th at United Christian Church, 3500 Parmer Ln., at 9:30 am.  Bring a sack lunch. For more information, please call Carol Kolsti, 512-258-5123.

Worker’s Defense Project Prayer Vigil

Show your support for Texas construction workers by joining us at Republic Square Park for this special event! There will be lots of songs, prayers, and fellowship. Click here to register for the prayer vigil. May 20th, 2014 8:30 PM, at 422 Guadalupe St. Contact Phone: 512-391-2305 Email: catherine@workersdefense.org

Screening of “Dirt” and Potluck

Thursday, May 15, 7 – 10 pm “Dirt” Screening and Potluck Dinner The 5604 Manor Community Garden is hosting a screening of “Dirt! The Movie.” The film examines the impact of industrial farming, mining, and urban development on the living organic matter on which we depend.There will be a potluck dinner from 7-8 pm outside near the garden, with the film screening … Continue reading

Kairos Prison Ministry Cookies Needed

Wednesday, April 30th Once again it’s time for the Kairos Prison Ministry team go to the Bartlett Unit in Bartlett, TX. Twice annually, in the Spring and Fall, the Kairos team goes into this high security unit to bring the message of Jesus’ love to our incarcerated brothers. On the next Kairos weekend, which will … Continue reading