OUR COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL JUSTICE
Being actively involved in social justice issues is an integral part of our Unitarian Universalist heritage. More than 200 years ago the Universalist Church was one of the first religious groups in America to formally oppose slavery and were the first group to ordain a woman into the clergy. In more recent times UU churches have been outspoken advocates of marriage equality and other issues of our times.
Locally the Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia is active in a number of social issues. In recent years we have:
Current Social Justice projects include:
SHARE THE PLATE:
On the third Sunday of each month during the church year monetary offerings placed into our collection plates are shared with various charities.
One of the organizations that we share the plate with is Belknap House, the newly formed homeless shelter for families in Belknap County. It's located at 200 Court Street in Laconia.
We encourage our members to give generously to these deserving organizations:
Come join us in putting YOUR faith into action.