Actions of Immediate Witness (AIW) at General Assembly 2022

General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations. This special gathering is where participants “worship, witness, learn, connect, and make policy for the Association through democratic process.” UU Ministry for Earth will have several projects at the GA this year – a booth in the main hall of sponsors […]

Green Climate Fund: What is it?

Thursday, May 5, 2022 8pm ET | 7pm CT | 6pm MT | 5pm PT RSVP: Expert Opinion Briefing-GCF Learn more about the Green Climate Fund on Thursday, May 5 at 8pm ET, when Unitarian Universalist for Social Justice hosts Joe Thwaites from the World Resources Institute Sustainable Finance Center. Joe will discuss the importance […]

UUMFE Summer Give and Get Back! Donate Today

Dear Beloveds, In this summer filled with joys and deep sorrows, UU Ministry for Earth is excited to help you build new resources for the coming congregation year. Together, through spiritual and educational grounding and accountable action, we respect, restore, and renew our place in the web of life. As our Director of Programs and […]


Civil Society at 2015 Paris COP 21, call for just and aggressive Climate Finance, photo credit to Doris Marlin

Sacred People Sacred Earth Day of Action

Thursday, March 11 at 8am PT / 11am ET

WATCH this two-minute compilation video from the Day of Action in Washington DC!

SOUND the ALARM Video Washington DC

Watch the livestream on from the Interfaith Power & Light (DC.MD.NoVA) Facebook Page

On March 11, UU Ministry For Earth, UUs for Social Justice and Interfaith Power & Light, supported by many faith groups, joined the largest-ever multi-faith grassroots global Sacred People Sacred Earth Day of Action for climate justice, put forth by GreenFaith. The action was livestreamed from the Interfaith Power & Light (DC.MD.NoVA) Facebook Page, and for those gathering in-person, Covid-safe protocol was followed.

This action organized by:
DC Event Lead:  Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth
With Event Partners:

Interfaith Power and Light-DC-MD-VA, EcoDharma DC, Extinction Rebellion DC (XRDC) Buddhists and Meditators, DC-MD-VA Chapter of Elders Climate Action, Gray Panthers Florida, Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church Creation Care Action & Advocacy Team

Unitarian Universalist Association with UU Organizations and Congregations:
UU Ministry for Earth UUMFE, UUs for Social Justice UUSJ, First UU Church of New Orleans, Louisiana, UU Justice Florida, UU for a Just Economic Community UUJEC, UU Association Office at the United Nations UU@UN, UU Service Commiittee UUSC,  UU Side With Love, UUA Green Sanctuary Advisory Board, UUMFE Create Climate Justice Strengthen Local Climate Commitments Campaign, Church of the Restoration Unitarian Universalist, Cedar Lane UU Environmental Justice Ministry, Bethesda, MD


UUs and partners gathered at the Washington Monument to sound the alarm with bells, gongs and horns, showing that people of faith are rising up for bold, compassionate solutions on climate change. Participants will urge elected representatives to heed the Ten Demands, and draw attention to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. In particular, this action will center Demand #4 to respect Indigenous rights by stopping the Line 3 tar sands pipeline, and support for just contributions to climate financing from wealthier countries (demand #9) by accelerating U.S. commitments to the Green Climate Fund

Take 3 Actions

1.  SIGN ON to the Sacred People Sacred Earth 10 Demands for Climate Justice

2.  Add your name to Stop Line 3 solidarity:

3.  CLICK HERE to tell Congress and the Administration to Finance the U.S. Fair Share of the Green Climate Fund in 2021

Contact House and State Representatives and the Biden administration to demand that the US accelerate the US fair share of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The GCF is a climate finance mechanism mentioned in this Paris Climate Agreement, in which countries provide funding and technology to developing countries for climate adaptation and mitigation. Stay tuned for more information about a UN Climate Finance Summit to be held on June 1, 2021, where countries bring their proposed financing to the table.

The 10 Demands for Sacred People Sacred Earth align with the Sustainable Development Goals; Leave No One Behind

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The UUA and UU Ministry for Earth joined over 250 climate, labor and social justice organizations in endorsing the THRIVE Agenda, a transformative plan to address the interrelated crises of a global pandemic, racism, mass unemployment and climate change by investing in a just renewal. THRIVE, which stands for Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing […]

UUMFE Signs on to Letter Urging Utility Shutoffs Moratorium

UUMFE joined over 630 groups in signing a letter urging the Biden Administration to issue an executive order to halt all household utility shutoffs during the pandemic. Water, power, and broadband utilities shutoffs remain a crisis for millions of people in the U.S., disproportionately hurting BIPOC communities. This moratorium, from the No Shutoffs Coalition, would […]