Spirit of Justice Discussion Group - First Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 Strengthen commitment to building Beloved Community through covenanted deep discussion. The group will meet once a month beginning September 3rd with continued on-line discussion between meetings. We will start with the UUA's "The Corruption of Our Democracy" study guide for Sept/Oct/Nov. Rev. Dr. William Barber's The Third Reconstruction is recommended reading related to this topic, so plan to read or reread for October 1st. The Jan/Feb/Mar topic will be Robin DiAngelo's White Fragility and the related UUA Study Action materials on “Undoing Intersectional White Supremacy”. You may join the group in September or in January. To sign-up email firstname.lastname@example.org.
6th Annual Affordable Housing Seminar – Thursday, Aug 29 8:30 am-4 pm – Grapevine, TX – Join Faith In Texas team members at this event which provides information about community-based housing programs and resources and equip attendees to advocate for expanded housing supports. Register.
Read about Green Sanctuary at here. Look for the Green Team table after services in August. Let’s move Horizon toward environmental awareness and action. To join the GS team at Horizon email email@example.com.
Bring your items for composting with you to church on Sundays.
The Worthy Now Workshop about the prison industrial complex was a call to action. Find out how you can participate at worthynow.org. You are encouraged to view the film “13th” with a friend. NTUUC will match the first $5,000 contributed to Worthy Now by North Texans. Donate directly online and put “NTUUC match” in the comments box.
Metrocrest Services Pantry Day – Saturday, September 14th – Volunteer in the food pantry. 9 volunteers needed from 9am-1pm – email Victoria at firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to be there or have questions.
Horizon is part of the Northwest Cluster of Faith In Texas (FiT), an interfaith community organizing movement. Our membership in FiT is a commitment to be in partnership and solidarity with others, to learn from the lived experience of people of different backgrounds, and to take action to change systemic problems in our community. Visit our Faith In Texas page to learn more.
Tuesday, August 20 – Horizon Justice Team to carpool at 6pm to Temple Emanu-el for Volunteer Deputy Registrar training. Or meet us there for 7p-8:30p event. Please email FIT@horizonuu.org for if you plan to attend so a registration link and info can be sent to you. All are welcome.
Horizon Community Garden, support of Metrocrest Services, the sale of Equal Exchange Fair Trade in our bookstore, and monthly Share The Plate collections are our on-going service opportunities found on the Serve page.
Horizon Community Garden news, volunteer opportunities and bed adoption information are on the Community Garden page.
Horizon members are active and participate in many causes as individuals. We share what we’re doing on our Horizon Vision and Values Facebook group page. We invite you to meet us at Horizon on Sunday or at another event and let us know you’d like to join the group.