Sunday's Worship Service
Sunday Morning Worship East, Sun., June 28, 10am
Live Stream from our Unitarian Universalist General Assembly (GA)
Be with us virtually for the largest annual gathering of UUs joining in worship. The worship service will include a collection for the Tomaquag Museum, an indigenous museum featuring an extensive collection and archive of Southern New England tribal communities. You do not have to be registered for GA and the public is welcome. Live stream is available to the public on YouTube: https://bit.ly/3d9n60y . Coffee Hour East: Greet the Worship Team and then grab a virtual red cup after the Sunday Service to meet/greet with other UUs.

Worship will be led by Revs. Joan Javier-Duval and Mykal Slack . Benjie Messer will coordinate music. Find the Order of Service in the Program Book, page 48, viewable here: https://tinyurl.com/GA2020-SundayMorning .

Find upcoming RRUUC services https://www.rruuc.org/worship/upcoming-sermons/ .
Check out our past services at https://www.rruuc.org/worship/sermons/.
Online Ministry Offerings
Rooted, Inspired, and Ready! The UUA General Assembly (GA), June 24-28, online
GA events open to the public including the Sunday service (see the service above), Service of Living Tradition (honors incoming/outgoing ministers and people who have died), and the Ware lecture (Sat. evening with Naomi Klein). Please check www.uua.org/ga for schedule.
The Zoom Morning Book Group, 10am, Friday, July 17
Our book is I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith. Please contact Sheri Blanchette for info, sblanchette@rruuc.org .
Grounding: June is Busting Out
Check out Joe's blog this week in his new post starting Friday! Read it at https://www.rruuc.org/connect/grounding/.
Social Justice News
Black Lives Matter Vigil , TOMORROW, Friday, 6:30-7:30pm, Corner of Whittier Blvd. & River Road
Join us! We'll be maintaining distance and wearing masks, with our signs and banner, every Friday while free movement is allowed.
Educating4Change (E4C) Racial Justice Resource Corner
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African America History has a powerful new web portal called “Talking About Race,” filled with a wide range of multimedia resources (click  https://s.si.edu/3fZuaiv).  Check out the portal’s YouTube links to important voices like Ibram X. Kendi. The site has special tips for parents and educators. Learn how to start a conversation about racism and its corrosive impact on our nation.
Reform the Police
Help protect Black, Brown, LGBTQ, and other people from police harassment and violence, by letting your state l awmakers ( https://bit.ly/3dnp9OM) know you want them to support the following legislation (see https://bit.ly/2NiRprt ): 1) Repeal extraordinary rights given police, 2) Return control of Baltimore police to Baltimore City, 3) Reveal investigations of police to the public, 4) Limit use of force by police, and 5) Remove police from our schools. Supported by RRUUC's Prevent Gun Violence Ministry, Engaging Communities, and social justice groups, as well as MD ACLU and more than 60 organizations ( https://bit.ly/2Ctwtvt ) statewide.
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