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Welcome! The Women and Religion Movement is alive and well in the 21st Century. A grassroots project started by lay leaders in the 1970s as an effort to promote examination of religious roots of sexism and patriarchy within the UUA and beyond, UU Women and Religion officially began as a task force following the unanimously-passed WOMEN AND RELIGION RESOLUTION at the 1977 UUA General Assembly. Although the Task Force was eventually sunsetted, the movement still exists in UU communities that hold Women & Religion programs and gatherings for those who identify as women. It exists at the UU General Assembly, where UUW&R brings our Store to the Exhibit Hall and occasionally hosts a gahering. And it lives in the hearts and lives of people who have been touched by the many changes inspired by this movement.

"We do not want a piece of the pie. It is still a patriarchal pie. We want to change the recipe!" -- Rosemary Matson

from uustpete.org

Women's Forum
Women's Forum meets every 3rd Wednesday. We have a potluck at the church at 6:00 and a program at 7:00. If you are rushed for time stop at the grocery store deli or just come. We welcome any woman who is interested in getting together with like minded women. Contact Betsy Filz for information Betsy.Filz@uustpete.org, or call the office at 727-898-3294.

Come Take a Walk with Us
We are a group of women who get together Monday mornings at 11:30 to take an easy 40 minute walk on the beach or in one of our many local parks and then go to lunch. We welcome any woman who would like to join us for friendship, exercise and nourishment. If you work and would like to join us on a snow day off or if you have company who would like to get together with other women we would like to meet you. Contact Betsy Filz Betsy.Filz@uustpete.org or Pat Yochim Pat.Yochim@uustpete.org for more information.

Come hear Sally Roesch Wagner, PhD in St. Pete March 28, 2009!
"Meet Matilda Joslyn Gage"

A free presentation by a nationally recognized lecturer, pioneer feminist, author, and noted women's studies professor will be given Saturday, March 28, at the St. Petersburg U-U Church at Mirror Lake.  Gage, as important as Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton,  was recognized in her day as part of the suffrage leadership 'triumvirate.'  Nearly written out of history after her death in 1898 for her radical views, Gage remains amazingly relevant and inspirational today.

Doors open @ 1:30 p.m.
Presentation @ 2:00 p.m.

FMI see flyer under the Announcements category,
or contact Gloria Marvin [marvin8101 at aol.com]

 

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