First Unitarian Church of Portland has been a voice for liberal religion in our community for over 150 years. The mission of First Unitarian Church is fulfilled in the ways that we seek together to build the Beloved Community in living out our faith by supporting justice-based activities here at the church as well as activities locally, nationally, and internationally. Our core beliefs about spiritual growth and acting for social justice are also reflected in our sermons, music, and religious education classes. Leadership is proudly shared among 18 different action groups, and the Social Justice Council is specifically charged with leading the social justice efforts of the congregation. This council is comprised of the leaders of each social justice group, plus three officers and one of our ministers. Collectively the aim of this body is to inspire, educate, and mobilize people to build a more democratic, peaceful, equitable, and life-sustaining world.
Social Justice Council
This council, comprised of the leaders of each social justice group, plus three officers and one of our ministers, is charged with overseeing and implementing the social justice mission of First Unitarian Portland. The Leadership Team is: Sandra Hart, Rev. Katherine Jesch, and Jim Morris.
This Month’s Plate Offering
This month we share our Sunday offering plate with Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism (BLUU). Black Lives of UU provides information, resources and support for Black Unitarian Universalists and works to expand the role and visibility of Black UUs within our faith. BLUU provides guidance and best practices for the important work of congregations supporting … Continued