Category: Congregational News

Charting the Path Forward for Music at USG

A Letter from Lois Murphy, Chair of the Music Search Committee

February 17, 2022

Dear Friends,

I am writing today to fill you in on our plans for a process to chart together a musical path forward.

It has been and continues to be a year of many transitions, challenges, … read more.

“Ruts in the Road” by Ryan Hurd

I grew up and came of age in the woods and fields outside of Atlanta, Georgia, where many of the gravel roads were also slick with red clay much of the year, especially the week after a good rain. To successfully keep a car on … read more.

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.