Nelson Mandela remembered by faith community committed to equity and justice

Nelson Mandela, was a practitioner of compassion, tolerance for human imperfections, the value of understanding others rater than judging, and universal humanity. The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), issued the following statement on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela: “As we begin to grieve … Continue reading

Discount on Purchases to Support Our Values and Work

Support our church and Unitarian Universalism in greater southern Prince George’s County by shopping in our Cafe Press store. There are several designs there and lots of nice items: mugs, clothes, hats, children’s clothing, coffee mugs, jewelry, sippy cups, a puzzle. I got a discount coupon in the mail and … Continue reading

How to turn a $1000 donation from our members & friends into $4000.

The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee is collecting to help the victims in Philippines. We have a matching grant and Shelter Rock is giving another matching grant.  $1000 from Davies members + DMUUC match = $2000 + Shelter Rock match = $4000. Donations need to be made through our church to … Continue reading

Jewelry, bags, and more from Kenya make good gifts

The Board of Trustees approved at their meeting Thurs. night to allow the sales of the products of the Kenyan UUs to help them become more sustainable. The Social Action Committee hopes for a long-term relationship with Minister Kevin Ragira and his UU congregations. You can watch his videos to … Continue reading

This Sunday: African drumming & classes for children

Sunday Service: “West African Drumming & Stories” led by World Portico.  This experiential service will explore drumming, singing, dance and spiritual proverbs and practices from Ghana and Nigeria. Learn some of the traditions and stories surrounding drums and hear Pilo, an international performer and master drummer from Ghana, share his … Continue reading

UU Heretics & Heros Service

Our Religious Education Director Rev. Pete Fontnau programmed a great Dia de los Muertos service on Unitarian Universalist Heretics & Heros, starring various members of the congregation as famed Unitarians, Universalists, and UUs of the past. Pete appeared as Michael Servetus. Other members of the congregation appeared as and told … Continue reading

“As people of faith we find it morally irresponsible…” Government shutdown 2013

“As people of faith we find it morally irresponsible to blockade the process by which we provide for our nation’s shared needs in a bid to force any individual legislative priority.” Full statement: http://www.uua.org/economic/290415.shtml Design by Jessica Ferguson

The History of our Wonderful “SOUP SUNDAY” tradition and the Oxon Hill Food Pantry

The History of our Wonderful “SOUP SUNDAY” tradition and the Oxon Hill Food Pantry by Liz Echols Our longest lasting and most effective social action project began more than 40 years ago. Back in 1969, Davies Memorial and a group of other area churches of all denominations banded together to … Continue reading

Book Discussion Group – “Speak Peace in a World of Conflict”

“Speak Peace in a World of Conflict” by Marshall Rosenberg, will be the first book for a new book discussion group. Sessions will be held on the four Sundays in November starting at 12:30 pm. If you would like to participate, contact Roz Winard in person or by email at … Continue reading

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