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Welcome! The Women and Religion Movement is alive and well in the 21st Century. A grassroots project started by lay leaders in the 1970s as an effort to promote examination of religious roots of sexism and patriarchy within the UUA and beyond, UU Women and Religion officially began as a task force following the unanimously-passed WOMEN AND RELIGION RESOLUTION at the 1977 UUA General Assembly. Although the Task Force was eventually sunsetted, the movement still exists in UU Districts that hold Women & Religion programs and woman-focused gatherings. It exists at General Assembly, where UUW&R has an annual gathering and a booth in the display area. And it lives in the hearts and lives of women and men who have been touched by the many changes inspired by this movement.

"We do not want a piece of the pie. It is still a patriarchal pie. We want to change the recipe!" -- Rosemary Matson



Wheel of the Year Beltane (May Day) ritual 5 PM on Sunday May 2, 5pm, in the Fireside Room of the River Road UU Church, Bethesda. MD.

(www.rruuc.org/Directions.html) May pole, other circle dances and the sharing of thoughts. Longer days, shorter nights--as Earth rushes toward the longest day of the year, how do we re-balance our own lives? Bring a treat &/or drink to share and your own cup. Contact:: Helen Popenoe


Alcoholism & Addiction Awareness, Prevention & Recovery Fair, Saturday August 28, 9 am to 5:30 pm, Unitarian Church of Harrisburg, PA. Go to http://www.harrisburguu.org/ and scroll down in the Upcoming Events list for further information




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