30 Days of Love 2023 is in progress! 30 Days of Love is an annual celebration that begins on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and runs through Valentine’s Day. It is an opportunity to collectively nurture our spirits, deepen our understanding, and take action on our values for collective liberation. The Side With Love organization has planned weekly offerings within a spiritual theme that overlaps with one of their intersectional justice priorities. Click here to learn more.

Advocates for Racial Justice — has their meetings to plan and share thoughts and ideas about the work to be done on the first Wednesday of every month, via Zoom. The next meeting is scheduled for February 1st at 7pm. We’ll be discussing an upcoming author visit and book signing, social media posts for Black History Month, a potential ally training session by Change Makers, and some possible destinations for our second Racial Injustice Historical Journey. Please contact Rebecca Reeder for the zoom link.

Sisters Over 65 — will meet on Thursday, February 9th in the Choir Room from 10:30 until Noon. Dorothy Kittaka will tell us about Fort Wayne’s sister cities. Some of us go out for lunch after the meeting. All are welcome!

Calling All Snackers! — We are going to have a snack mix “cook off” on February 12th to help beat the winter blues. Get thinking about your favorite snack mix that you can enter into the contest. Then, sample all of the entries and vote for your favorite one during snack after church.

Sisters in Good Company — There will be a potluck and Game Night on Sunday, February 12th at 6pm, in the Social Hall.

Race Against Racism — As part of our commitment to racial justice and equity, UUCFW is sponsoring YWCA Northeast Indiana’s second annual Race Against Racism 5K Walk/Run event. The Race Against Racism will raise funds for YWCA’s racial justice work, and will take place at PFW on Saturday, April 29th with a 10:00 a.m. start time. UUCFW will have an info table there.
For details and to register, visit here. When you register, click the “I am participating with a team!” box and enter team name UU Fort Wayne when prompted. Because we are partnering for the event, UU members and friends will receive a 20% discount on registration with the code “Justice2023.” Register before April 1 to get the early-bird rate and a T-shirt!

Our Scrip Program — You can buy physical or eGift Cards and help out our congregation! Wondering what Shop with Scrip is, check out https://www.raiseright.com/shop There is also an app for our Scrip program: RaiseRight™. This mobile app makes shopping easier for your favorite gift cards. Shop more than 750 top brands using gift cards—right from your phone, from home or at the store.