Author: Carolyn Scott

White Anti-Racism Discussion Groups

Dear USG members & friends,

In our USG community, many people who identify as white have a long history of and commitment to activism in support of civil rights & in opposition to racism. Our faith is now calling us to not only oppose racism, but … read more.

Advance Child Tax Credit Payments

The Advance Child Tax Credit, part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021, will help many families receive advance payments starting this summer of 2021. The expanded credit means:

o Taxpayers can benefit from the credit even if they don’t have earned income or … read more.

A Call To Healing

From USG’s Adult Spiritual Development Committee

In the midst of this terrible pandemic, our thoughts and prayers always go first to each other and those we love and then beyond, especially those who have been affected physically, financially, emotionally, and in so many other ways.

We are … read more.

Shift in Center for Mindfulness Leadership

A Message from the Center’s 2017-20 Coordinator, Howard Silver

Dear Friends,

In 2017, I offered to help USG with mindfulness meditation activities. At that time in my life, I had found the practice of meditation to be extremely helpful in alleviating the sense of worry and related … read more.