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SAVE OAK FLAT overlaid on photo of mountain and river

Earth Justice – Save Oak Flat

There are currently mirror bills working their way through Congress:  HR.1884 and S.915, sponsored by Rep. Grijalva and Sen. Sanders.  They ask to repeal Section 3003 of the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act which exchanged Oak Flat to Resolution Copper Mine.  The area is sacred to the San Carlos Apache, and the mine would turn the

Board Message to the Congregation, February 2021

As UUCP enters 2021, our congregation and community are strong. From the Board’s perspective, strength originates from our shared values that bring us into a community for our time and dedication to personal growth towards social impact. Thank you for being a critical part of our web; your time, talents, and treasures reinforce our shared

Public Comment to ACC – APS Electric Bills

ACTION KIT: SUPPORT ARIZONA’S CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE What’s at Stake: Renewable energy and energy efficiency are key for preventing pollution, reducing our electricity costs, cleaning our air, and addressing our climate crisis. In November, utility regulators at the Arizona Corporation Commission took an important step by voting to send a comprehensive set of new clean

Board Message to the Congregation, September 2020

Our 2020-2021 program year is officially underway. Our staff and volunteers redefined the concept of ‘ingathering’ by welcoming us back into community through an online water communion. The response was overwhelming for each of us to know that we love and are loved, especially with the opportunity to see one another through video compilations and

Race and Music – Children’s Songs

Music has delivered powerful social and political propaganda for thousands of years. I wonder how music can play into today’s fight for racial equality and justice, and what I can do as a musician. It’s overwhelming to know where to begin, as there are many ways that music supports a doctrine of white supremacy. I

Board Message to the Congregation, August 2020

According to the calendar, nine months have passed since the 2019-2020 UUCP program year began. Time flies when you’re having fun, and the past nine months could have been nine years. In reflection, time has had a new metric because of the successes and challenges we have faced individually, as a family, in community, and

Board Message to the Congregation, January 2020

The members and friends of UUCP welcome all in building religious community, called to share journeys, grow in spirit, advance justice. The Board of Trustees continues to work with Reverend Dance to achieve the goals set in August. The 2019-2020 goals are to secure a firm foundation in process, deepen and grow membership, complete construction,

UUCP Covenant of Commitment to Our Congregation, January 2020

I am committed to the role our congregation plays in my religious exploration, and respect the shared ministry of each congregant, staff member, and minister, therefore: I acknowledge and accept my role as a community member, approaching each encounter with curiosity; generosity, and patience with the process I honor differences as opportunities to learn I 

Board Message to the Congregation, September 2019

We are living into our vision to be a spiritual community for our time. There is no time like the present to continue the work we started last year to modernize, update, and grow our UUCP community. Thank you for being with us as we continue the work started 60+ years ago and leave a