It Takes All of Us: UU Community Call to End Fossil Fuels
Join this rich conversation with a group of Unitarian Universalist lay leaders, ministers, and community organizers from across Minnesota and our national body. In this community call, we will share the current priorities of the Line 3 movement and developments in how we can stop all fossil fuel projects, including through divestments. We will deepen into some of the stories of the climate movement from this past summer and fall as Unitarian Universalists put their values and shared UU Principles into action. We will reflect together on the different ways we are moved to protect the earth from climate chaos and transition to a just economy based on renewable energy.
Be part of this virtual Unitarian Universalist community call on Monday, December 6 at 7:00 pm CST to learn, share, engage, and act.
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This event is part of a series of community calls hosted by MNIPL and GreenFaith with leaders who are organizing their communities of faith and conscience to take action on ending pipelines and fossil fuel projects. People from all traditions and spiritual practices are welcome to attend, although this event on December 6 will specifically center Unitarian Universalists. It takes all of us to build back a fossil free world! #Faiths4Climate
Aly Tharp (she/her or they/them) is the Co-Director, Programs and Partnerships, for the UU Ministry for Earth and has been with UUMFE since 2014. Aly lives in Austin, TX, and is a member of the Wildflower UU Church. Aly is also an arts and cultural organizer and food activist.
Rev. Kelli Clement (she/her) was ordained as a Unitarian Universalist minister in 2011. She serves at First Unitarian Society in Minneapolis as Assistant Minister focused on social justice and welcome. She also serves as a part-time minister for the St. Croix Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin.
Karen Wills (she/her) is a “born and bred” Unitarian Universalist and has led the Minnesota Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Alliance (MUUSJA) as Executive Director since January 2020. She is a member of both Minnesota Valley UU Fellowship in Bloomington and First Universalist in Minneapolis.
Rev. Roberta Haskins retired from professional UU ministry in 2010 and attends First Universalist Church in Minneapolis; Jean Hammink and Claire Cooke are members of Unity Church-Unitarian in St. Paul (Jean is also on MNIPL’s board and is a UU Movement Builder); Jackie Smolen is a member of the UU Church of Minnetonka; Rita Chamblin lives in Bemidji and is a member of the Church of the Larger Fellowship (CLF).
Whitney Terrill and Rev. Terri Burnor (a community-based Unitarian Universalist minister) are on staff at MNIPL.
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