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Help Wanted: Fig Leaf

 Submitted by: Jane Leifeste HELP WANTED The Fig Leaf is looking for a few good people to help in the running of the store.   We are especially in need of a purchaser.  If you like to shop, this is the job for you and it will take very little of your time. Following are … Continue reading

Amplify Austin | March 5th

What: Help Micah 6 win $5,000 When: Thursday, March 5th between 6:00 pm and Midnight How: Go on to Amplify Austin and select Micah 6. Make a donation of $10.00 or more! You may use the following link: http://www.AmplifyATX.org Everyone in your family can go on individually and increase donor numbers. The small charity with … Continue reading

No More Silence: It’s Time to Talk | Wesley UMC | Mar. 7th | 9am – 1pm

No More Silence: It’s Time to Talk Day, is an annual day to spark conversations about healthy relationships and help prevent teen dating violence and abuse across the country.  Talk to a teen in your life about healthy relationships on It’s Time to Talk Day and commit to making this issue a priority year-round. You’re … Continue reading

UUMC lends its feet to CROP Walk on March 1

From Rev. Heather Lee, UUMC Justice Associate: University United Methodist Church is helping to end hunger one step at a time by participating in this year’s CROP Hunger Walk on March 1. We would love to have you join us as a walker but if you are unable to walk you are still invited to … Continue reading

Workers Defense Project: Day of the Fallen | Feb. 25th

In 2011 Workers Defense Project and hundreds of allies from across the state held the first ever Day of the Fallen march. Together we carried 138 replica coffins to the steps of the State Capitol to commemorate the Texas construction workers killed on the job in 2010. In 2013 we did it again. Carrying larger … Continue reading

MFSA Meeting TOMORROW @ 7pm – St. John’s UMC

Submitted by: Janice Curry MFSA Chapter Meeting on Thursday, January 8  Please join us for the next meeting of the Methodist Federation for Social Action (MFSA) on Thursday, January 8, at Saint John’s.  We will be discussing MFSA’s plans for legislation that may be introduced at the 2015 Rio Texas Annual Conference in Corpus Christi … Continue reading

Church Women United in Austin – October 3rd

CHURCH WOMEN UNITED IN AUSTIN will meet Friday, October 3, at 9:30 a.m. This year’s Human Rights Celebration will be held at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 601 Braker Lane.  The theme is “Through God, Our Hands  Can Protect.” For more information, call Anne Ader, 512-451-2839.

UUMC Partners with Austin Housing Authority

UUMC is partnering with HACA in a community outreach to individuals in need of housing. The Section 8 Waitlist will open for one week only in October. UUMC will be offering online pre-application assistance to our Street Youth and Open Door guests. Volunteers (including Spanish speakers) are needed! If you or someone you know is … Continue reading

Amos Connection – Oct. 5th, Fellowship Hall

  On Sunday, October 5th from 5:00 to 6:30pm UUMC will be hosting the Austin District Amos Commission.  The discussion will be focused on “Immigration and the Crisis of the Recently Arrived.”  It will take place in the Fellowship Hall and all are invited to attend.  If you are interested in attending or would like … Continue reading

UUMC Supports Compassionate & Just Treatment of Refugee Children

The following is a letter that was signed by 143 members of the UUMC congregation and sent to President Obama, US Senators Cornyn and Cruz, and to seven Central Texas US Representatives: McCaul, Flores, Smith, Williams, Farenthold, Carter, and Doggett. August 30, 2014 Dear Representative Doggett: Members of our congregation are very concerned about the … Continue reading