Mine doesn't show degrees, I move to lowest setting; fine by me.
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Suggested Readings
A Quieter Life Now, by Wendell Berry, Madhu Suri Prakash
In an exchange of letters with a dear friend, Wendell Berry explains why his writing is only a small part of the movement against greed and waste. from Yes Magazine
Are My Beliefs Welcome in Unitarian Universalism?

Unitarian Universalism welcomes people with diverse beliefs. There is a rich dialogue in our congregations about many spiritual topics. Below are some topics that newcomers are often curious about.  

Social Justice

Welcome to the Unitarian Universalist Association's (UUA's) Social Justice pages, maintained by the Multicultural Growth & Witness staff group. We exist to represent Unitarian Universalist (UU) values in public discourse and to help congregations be more effective in their social justice work.

Issue Priorities

UUs work on a number of social justice Issues, of which our top priorities are:

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To support LGBT YOUTH, the ABQ Westside Rainbow Youth Gay / Straight Alliance convened in winter, 2011.

Rainbow Youth Gay Straight Alliance

Is on summer vacation.  Watch here for next meeting.
All youth aged 14-18 who are accepting of gay and straight people are welcome to come. 
Meetings:  Sundays at 6:30 pm.  We'll have interesting projects.  Come and meet new friends!
for more information or questions, contact Doug Long at
or call 505-892-1060

See Rio Rancho Observer articles about this group:
Feb 9, 2011 
June 1, 2011 


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FALL KICK-OFF Sunday, August 14  6:30pm at UUWC
free pizza and movie
All youth aged 14-18 who are accepting of gay and straight people are welcome to come.  Come meet new friends and be part of interesting projects.
After Aug. 14, the Rainbow Youth Gay Straight Alliance will meet at UUWC each Sun. at 6:30 pm
See Rio Rancho Observer articles:   Feb 9, 2011     June 1, 2011
Get to know us at our 3rd Friday Lunch
The lunch bunch will meet Friday, August 19,
11:30 at:
The Village Inn
1741 Rio Rancho Dr. (across from INTEL)
All are welcome!
Call me if you need a ride or have any questions
Barbie Ball, 715-6666

Celebrate your self with food and fellowship


 the 3rd Saturday of each month
3:00 pm at UUWC
the UUWC Social Action Committee
presents speakers on issues affecting our community

next forum:  Saturday, September 17
         Topic: A Call to Advocacy: How We Can and Must Work Together to Shape Public Policy and Change the World. 
Recognizing accomplishments, and a look at the strategies of those seeking to reverse them.

Speaker:  the Rev. Dr. Holly Beaumont has advocated policy change in New Mexico for 25 years.  She has been a part of numerous lobbying efforts at the NM State Legislature resulting in passage of many important bills.  She is now the Organizing Director of Interfaith Worker Justice - New Mexico, an affiliate of the national organization Interfaith Worker Justice - www.iwj.org.

Interfaith Worker Justice-NM (IWJ-NM) is a statewide network of People of Faith and Conscience that calls upon our Moral, Ethical and Theological Values to Educate, Organize, and Mobilize the Interfaith Community in New Mexico on Issues and Campaigns that improve Wages, Benefits, and Working Conditions for all Workers, especially the most vulnerable.
The Rev. Holly Beaumont, D. Min.


When will our consciences become so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?  --Eleanor Roosevelt


 Please share with all who might be interested

UUWC Labyrinth
please bring a special rock - or 2 or 3 -
for the new Goddess Labyrinth in works.
UUWC DRUM CIRCLE now meets the
FOURTH FRIDAY of each month
6:30 8:00
CUUPS is on summer vacation,
watch here for fall schedule.
We each have a call giving us courage to live our highest.  At UUWC, we strive to support each others' passions and grow together in service to our community and the world.
We hope you will come explore our congregation.


The Rev. Stephen Phinney is a fifth generation Unitarian

Uniitarian Universalist Westside Congregation
P. O. Box 45059   Rio Rancho, NM  87174
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last updated  08.04.2011