Tag: Social Justice

From the Minister for May 24, 2022

One of my friends said, “in no other nation.” And she’s right. Ten days ago, 10 people were killed by a gunman as they shopped for groceries. One was 32 years old. The oldest was an 82-year-old woman.

And today it was Robb Elementary School in … read more.

From the Minister for May 13, 2022

Balance, someone once quipped, is having a cookie in both hands. These days, I find myself wishing it was that easy. As the pandemic continues to surge and recede, as spring continues to dance between late winter scudding clouds and drizzle and those perfect soft … read more.

Safe Parking

Fifteen TUUC congregants – with important support from TUUC Minister, Rev. Dr. Linda Hart, and TUUC Church Administrator, Libby Ball – are truly helping create a revolution powered by good boundaries, kindness, and compassion for those living in their vehicles. Every visit to tidy the … read more.

AIDNW Sack Lunch Collection Drive

AIDNW Sack Lunch Collection Drive

AIDNW (Advocates for Immigrants in Detention NW) supports immigrant detainees and welcomes them on their release from the NW ICE Processing Center located in Tacoma. AIDNW needs sack lunches to give to the detainees leaving the ICE facility. The released detainees are usually … read more.

99 Stockings Holiday Collection Drive

99 Stockings Holiday Collection Drive
a.k.a. 99 Stockings plus 200 Holiday Gift Bags!

Help bring some holiday cheer to housing insecure members of our community! The Social Justice Committee is coordinating collections from TUUC for the 99 Stockings project. This project is co-sponsored by New Connections Tacoma & St. … read more.

Safe Parking Update for October 15, 2021

Safe Parking is an integral part of Tacoma’s effort to provide a safe and sanitary option for every unhomed person in the city. It is cost effective and an essential intervention for those living in their vehicles. TUUC is one of two safe parking sites … read more.

Safe Parking Update

Last September a TUUC Ad Hoc Committee began looking for options to enhance building and grounds security. Historic issues of misbehavior and illegal behavior on TUUC property had accelerated during the extended period of COVID closure. Debbie Cafazzo, then Board of Trustee member, and Cat … read more.