Social Justice December Update

Second-Sunday Collection on December 11 will benefit Oxford Citizens for Peace and Justice. Since 1979, OCPJ has worked to construct a world of peace with social, economic, and environmental justice. They organize speakers, public education forums, demonstrations, and other community events in response to important issues and to their commitment to support peace and justice. OCPJ has a community forum at For this collection, please make the checks out to HUUC and put “OCPJ” in the memo line.

Oxford Citizens for Peace and Justice Bread Not Bombs community dinner is on December 3 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church in Oxford. The event features delicious homemade food, live music, presentation of the annual Peace and Justice Award, and a Holiday Peace Market. Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for students and those with limited income. Children under 12 are FREE – no reservations needed.

The UU Council of Greater Cincinnati elected Hopedale’s Genevieve O’Malley Knight to a two-year term as Secretary.

“Transgender Inclusion in Congregations” is an online course by the Transforming Hearts Collective ( facilitated by Hopedale’s Social Justice and Religious Education Committees. Members and Friends of Hopedale are invited to join the course and participate in person during the final session on January 29, 2023 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. This class is part of our efforts to renew our Welcoming Congregation status.

Next meeting of the Social Justice Committee – over Zoom – will be Thursday, January 12th 7:00 – 8:00 pm. Contact Liz Woedl at for the Zoom link.

Author: lizwoedl


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