Category: Social Action

Local Clergy Repudiate Travel Ban

January 28, 2017

Newburgh – Clergy from the Greater Newburgh Interfaith Council gathered together with the local Muslim community at the Masjid Al-Ihklas Mosque, Newburgh, N.Y. Saturday, to publicly repudiate President Trump’s ban on refugees and stand in solidarity with “the poor, the needy, and the … read more.

Newburgh rally decries US ban on some Muslim travelers

By Pauline Liu
Times Herald-Record

NEWBURGH – Dozens of demonstrators rallied outside the Masjid Al-Ikhlas mosque in Newburgh on Sunday to protest what they referred to as President Donald Trump’s ban on Muslims.

His executive order bars citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States … read more.

How To Be A Transgender Ally

On November 20th for Transgender Day of Remembrance, Jamie Capach read the congregation a list of first steps to being an ally for transgender people in the spirit of empowerment and taking action. According to source Transwhat, “Allyship to trans people involves a number of … read more.

Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA

On Friday, November 18, at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary,
the Social Action Ministry will continue our fall film and
discussion series with Making A Killing.
Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA tells the
stories of how guns, and the billions made off … read more.

Free Public Workshop Called “We Who Defy Hate”

At 2 pm Saturday, September 24, 2016, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern is hosting a free public workshop called We Who Defy Hate, a companion to the PBS documentary Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War, to support people of different faith traditions who … read more.

UUCRT Receives Congregational Peace Advocacy Award

Peace Ministry Network Chair, Mac Goekler, presented the Congregational Peace Advocacy Award to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern. Accepting The award was accepted by Rev. Chris Antal, Lay Commissioned Minister Terri Pahucki, her daughter, Camille, and delegates Mike Landrum and Linda Mangelsdorf.

New Social Action Ministry Leader

From Verne M. Bell

We are so pleased to welcome Jamie Capach as our new leader, who will take over at our next meeting, Sunday, June 12, after the service.  This is a meeting open to all as we plan for the future.