Coronavirus Updates - ERUUF

***ERUUF is Online. We are following all City of Durham and State of North Carolina pandemic guidelines.***

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Next Service

Sunday, August 9, 2020: Online, 10:30 am

Tending Our Wound
Rev. Jacqueline Brett
Music: Kate Lewis
When we're sick and wounded, healing is a serious and necessary business. How does a sick and wounded nation heal its oldest collective wound -- racism -- when many have yet to recognize that they're personally impacted by a wound that needs to be acknowledged, tended to, and healed?
Rev. Jacqueline Brett, Worship Leader; Henry Amador-Batten, Worship Associate

Upcoming Classes

  • Spiritual Odyssey (Sun, Aug 9 9:00 am)

    Beloved ERUUFians' personal stories of their spiritual and life quests.

  • Leadership Forum - Goal Setting and Action Planning (part 2) (Sat, Aug 15 9:00 am)

    The final workshop this year in the series “Leadership as a Transformational Path”.  Any one who has a leadership position at ERUUF or is interested in leadership is invited. Virtual meeting via Zoom.

  • Spiritual Odyssey (Sun, Aug 16 9:00 am)

    Beloved ERUUFians' personal stories of their spiritual and life quests.

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News Items

April Updates from Religious Education

ERUUF Religious Education has moved online! We've had enthusiastic appreciation from our parents and participants for these online classes so far. We are grateful for all the helping helpers (volunteers, and staff) who continue to take care of our community during this time. We are grateful to be entrusted with their strength and generosity.

Read more: April Updates from Religious Education

Request from an ERUUFian on Front Line of COVID-19 Pandemic

Ruby Long Tounsel is an ERUUF member who works as an emergency room physician. Dr. Tounsel asks that we all contact our congresspeople to demand personal protection equipment (PPE ) for front line health care workers. Use this link for more information.

Announcing Earth & Climate Justice Month 2020

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.” ― Howard Zinn 

Did you know that April is Earth and Climate Justice Month at ERUUF? Earth & Climate Justice Month is a project of our Green Sanctuary Accreditation, and ERUUF is honoring it this year with a variety of events and activities! We invite all members and friends to participate in as many of them as possible! 

Read more: Announcing Earth & Climate Justice Month 2020

Announcing the Jazz Vespers 2020 Season!

Jazz Vespers is a collaborative worship service between the Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and North Carolina Central University's Jazz Studies program. The next series of Jazz Vespers will take place at the Historic St. Joseph's Performance Hall (Hayti Heritage Center) in Durham. All are welcome, and admission is free. Learn more here

Jazz Vespers at Hayti Heritage Center 

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Newsworthy Conversations

Rev. Deborah Cayer
July 30, 2020
In Care
This week we wrapped up a 30 Day Racial Equity Challenge at ERUUF. The purpose was to create a compassionate and supportive learning space where White people could lean into our sometimes deep discomfort as we begin to recognize and dismantle racism ...
Rev. Deborah Cayer
July 09, 2020
In Care
My husband had this interesting conversation with our (at the time) six-year-old grandson. Husband: “Are you going fishing?” Grandson: “There are no fish in that lake.” My husband, puzzled, looking at the boats full of people fishing just offshore: “...
Julia Tyler
July 08, 2020
Youth Education
This last school year seems to be divided between pre- and post-onset of the Coronavirus. In the last three months, we, as a culture and as individuals, have had to adapt, grow, be agile and resourceful, show up for each other, question safety, learn...