WHEN: March 20th through May 23rd
THEME: Pathways to Healing & Regeneration

When you imagine pathways to personal, social and ecological healing and regeneration, what do you see? Who is with you on your journey? What transforms and gives way to new beginnings? Who and/or what are you accountable to along the way?

UU Ministry for Earth invites you to participate in Spring for ChangeA Season of Sacred Activism, to explore these pressing questions on a  faith journey and sacred practice of  learning, reflection, practice, & action.

The Spring for Change program is designed for individuals, families, and entire faith communities to engage in together.

KEY DATES:

March 20 –  Spring Equinox Opening Celebration: 9am PT / 10 MT / 11 CT / 12 ET,
Congregational Climate Convergence: 11am-2pm PT / 12-3 MT / 1-4 CT / 2-5 ET
This will be a free, donation-based program.  DETAILS & REGISTRATION

March 20-May 7Write Here! Write Now! – Letter Writing US Congressional Advocacy Campaign UU Ministry for Earth, Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice (UUSJ) and UUs for Just Economic Community (UUJEC) are partnering for a Write here! Write Now! (WHWN) letter-writing advocacy campaign that will culminate in virtual meetings with US Capitol Hill staffers, the weeks of April 26-May 7. The general focus will be climate and food justice in agricultural policy, and the campaign resources will go live on March 20. Issue briefings will be held in early April, and congregations are encouraged to schedule one or more letter-writing sessions on Sundays throughout April. Letters can either be written online or handwritten and scanned.To volunteer to bring this initiative to your UU community,  SIGN UP here

March 21World Water Day Worship co-hosted by UU Young Adults for Climate Justice and Young Adult Revival Network Worship Team. 5pm PT / 8pm ET. ZOOM LINK. 

March 22World Water Day program – stay tuned for more details!

March 25, April 8 & 22, May 6 & 20Liberation on the Land Discussion CourseSEE DETAILS Participation is limited to 8 individuals who commit to all sessions

March 25 – Intergenerational Climate Dialogue – co-hosted by UUMFE, UUYACJ and Elders Climate Action – 5pm PT/8pm ET – REGISTER

AprilUU Project Drawdown Initiative’s 2021 EcoChallengeSIGN UP for updates

April 9-11 Intergenerational VIRTUAL Spring Seminar “All in for Climate Justice: Food Equity and Sustainability” hosted by the UU Office at the United Nations in partnership with UU Ministry for Earth

April 16-25PowerShift Network Youth Climate Convergence REGISTER – Full cost is $35, Scholarships are available! SIGN UP HERE to join the UU Young Adults for Climate Justice cohort at the convergence!

April 18 or 25Earth Sunday UUMFE is creating a full, pre-recorded Earth Sunday worship service that will be available for use in-whole or in-part by congregations. The full Order of Service will be announced on March 20 and all resources will be published by April 8, 11:59pm Eastern at the latest. DETAILS & SIGN UP HERE

April 22 – Earth Day

May 22World Biodiversity Day

May 23Biodiversity Sunday In connection to Endangered Species Day on May 21 and World Biodiversity Day on May 22, UUMFE is encouraging UU communities to observe a “Biodiversity Sunday”. UUMFE is curating resources, and seeking congregations to collaborate with directly for religious education projects and multi-generational worship creation and curation. SIGN UP

STAY TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS & OFFERINGS!!!

Links to prior-year Spring for Change resources: 2015-2018; 2019 ; 2020