Twenty individual congregations have already voted to adopt the 8th Principle, while the Unitarian Universalist Association continues to discuss the issue on a national level.
The Principle, if adopted, calls the congregation to…
journey toward spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our actions that accountably dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions.
The 8th Principle Task Force at Davies has put together a series of events to support the congregation in its work. Mark your calendars for these opportunities to gain greater knowledge, and enter into conversation.
Sunday, February 2 at 12:15pm – “8th Principle 101” – Learn basics about the principle, its origins, and its purpose. [If you missed it, the short slideshow is here.]
Wednesday, February 12 at 6:30pm – “Listening Circle” onsite at Davies – Join a facilitated conversation to explore the 8th Principle and its relevance to the Davies community.
Thursday, February 20 at 7pm – “Listening Circle” ONLINE – This ZOOM-based conversation means you can participate from home!
Saturday, February 22 at 6:30pm – “James Baldwin: I Am Not Your Negro” – Join us for a screening and discussion of this powerful film featuring James Baldwin and offering a journey into black history that connects the Civil Rights movement to #BlackLivesMatter.
Additional opportunities will be announced soon. Check back for news of events to be held in March and April.