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Deadline: Tuesday, 19 Nov

Give A Thanksgiving Dinner to A Neighbor in Need

Want to help? Donate Thanksgiving Dinner Bags to share with Loudoun families in need. It's such a personal and meaningful way to help others and get your whole family involved.
If you'd like to put together a Thanksgiving Dinner Bag, it really is easy.
You need a reusable grocery bag, the list of items from this link, and a $10-$20 grocery store gift card.
Register your Thanksgiving Dinner Bag at this link
Then drop your bag off at Loudoun Hunger Relief by November 19th.
Loudoun Hunger Relief distributes between 1600 and 1800 bags each year, so every bag truly matters! Thank you for helping!

Want to help but don't have time to shop?
Make a financial donation!

Tuesday, 19 November, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. at Reston Bible Church

Churches, Placemaking and Housing

Join us Tuesday evening, November 19, 2019 for a Conversation about Churches, Placemaking and Housing.

We all know that a shortage of workforce housing is one of the greatest challenges we face in the Dulles and surrounding areas.

There is no charge for the event. Simply bring your experience and desire to build more varied communities both today and for future generations.

Wednesday, 20 November, 7 pm
Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil

All are welcome and invited to a Ritual/Vigil to acknowledge Transgender Day Of Remembrance on Wednesday, November 20 at 7:00 pm at Paint Branch Unitarian Universalist Church, 3215 Powder Mill Road, Adelphi, MD.

Wednesday, 22 November, 10:30

"We Are Still In" the Paris Climate Agreement

Are you concerned that the US is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement?

There will be a collaboration meeting with the signatory organizations for "We Are Still In" the Paris Climate Agreement (wearestillin.org).  At St. Mary's Hospital, Room 164 (Auditorium), 5801 Bremo Road, Richmond, VA 23226

This is a great opportunity to learn how to become a more effective climate justice advocate in the Commonwealth of VA.

Be sure to register with the WASI organizer, Judy Takats (judy.takats@wwfus.org) if you plan to attend in person or via zoom.

Sunday, 24 November, 4 - 6:00 pm

A Tribute to Mary Oliver

“A Tribute to Mary Oliver” will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax (UUCF) on Sunday, November 24, 4 - 6 p.m., in the Chapel at 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, VA. Oliver’s award-winning poetry will be presented across four large themes that frame her extensive, poetic canon: Beginnings; Natural Inspirations; Meaning and Theological Questions; and Closures. For more information, Click here.

Saturday, December 7th, 9-3

Imagine International Holiday Bazaar

Crossroads United Methodist Church
43454 Crossroads Dr
Ashburn, VA 20147

Come and enjoy community and sharing in the holiday season with your friends and neighbors. Support your local small businesses and artists in a calm and welcoming environment. This half day event will offer educational displays for wellness and self care as well as local and international arts and crafts for sale and/or appreciation. We will have different holiday foods including gluten free options to share and enjoy as we visit while learning and maybe finding that perfect thing or service for ourselves and/or our family and friends!

Friday, December 13
Nothin' Fancy Bluegrass Concert/Fundraiser

7:00pm doors open, 8:00pm showtime

At the Bull Run Unitarian Universalists congregation in Old Town Manassas
9350 Main Street
Manassas, VA 20110

Click here for more information.

Saturday, December 14
Casting Call for “SWEAT"

We are proud to announce that the Fairfax Unitarian Universalist Congregation is now officially also a playhouse! We have launched the GLASSHOUSE Theater and we are holding auditions for a production of "Sweat". The show is February 27-29 and auditions are December 14th. Click here for more info.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Sterling

22135 Davis Drive, Suite #105, Sterling
VA 20164 United States

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