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SJC Immigration Task Force Meeting Notes

 Matthew Peters provided the following information:

Immigrants have 4 years to file for asylum. However, they cannot file until they have been assigned a court appearance date which can take a year or more to obtain, if at all. This system is confusing and broken, allowing … read more.

About the Transition to Fall

Greetings to all of you with ties to the congregation, and to those of you checking us out!

As we begin our church year and the return to our rhythms of fall, I find myself the reluctant to let summer go. Of late, I’ve been wondering … read more.

Notes from Social Justice Forum, August 25

A very informative exchange transpired between our guests and members of UUFE, comprising congregants and members of the Social Justice Committee, and our Guests: Mid-Shore Fresh Start. Tori Brummel and Bert Larrimore

Immigration Task Force Meeting

August 5, 2018, 11:30 am at UUFE

Attending:  Tom Arnold, Maggie Garey, Tracey O’Shay, Steve Parks, Liz Parks, Sally Woodall, Carol Meredith, David Stevens, Ken Court, Jack Harrald, Ron Sweet, Ann Davis 

Presiding: Nancy Sweet 

Nancy began the meeting by addressing two topics regarding how to assist with the immigration situation.  She … read more.

Local Impact of Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy

UUFE member Steve Parks wrote this guest commentary which appeared in the July 11 2018 issue of the Star-Democrat.

The plight of children separated from their undocumented immigrant parents along the southwest border is epitomized by a pair of 1-year-olds. A girl, recently reunited with her … read more.

From Band Geek to 70.3 Triathlon – and Mom

UUFE’s Emily Cranwell answers the Five Big Questions and talks about wearing butter cookies on her fingers, raising Lindan, savoring Summer, winning marathons and triathlons, and how she found UUFE.

“I knew I belonged the first time we read the Covenant aloud.”

Where were you … read more.

Found You in the Yellow Pages!

UUFE’s Ann Jacobs answers the Five Big Questions and talks about roaming Europe with horses, life in The Big Apple, running the Marine Corps Marathon, and starting her own business – again.

 

Where were you raised, and how?

I was born in Baltimore then lived for the … read more.

Is UU a Faith Community?

Sermon by Nancy Sawyer

The seed for this sermon was planted several years ago during a multilogue here at this Fellowship. During the multilogue I referred to our congregation as “a faith community.” Don Barker responded to my comment with his usual, questioning, curious manor with … read more.