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Doing justice in the world is an integral part of our history and tradition here at The Community Church of New York. We encourage the personal spiritual growth of our members and seek to create a more just society and world. Find out more...

Recent Justice Making Events

Backpacks for the Street
We were a sponsor for the organization. Backpacks for the homeless were assembled in our Gallery

UN & Global Affairs honors and hosts activities on global multilateralism and the UN's three pillars of work - development, human rights, peace and security.

Green Sanctuary
Recent Environmrntal Program - Link Here

Yemen, Left to Die - UNGA Forum
Yemeni guests from a range of NGOs helped us gain  direct understanding from unique personal and professional views. We learned what is behind the crisis, what is happening now, and how we can help. See these Facbook links for more information for Feed Yemen.

Time Served! - Art Exhibit
Gallery35 @ Community presented art exploring the issue of overcoming the challenges facing those released from prison who are seeking new beginnings in the larger community.  Partnered with CSSNY's conference  Full Participation is a Human Right that was held at Community Church.

Community Church Concert
to Benefit
St Vincent Sevices for CHildren with AIDS
Jonathan Long performs
 

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John Haynes Holmes Fellowships
Scholarships for UU Seminarians

 

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Do Justice

“We seek principles to guide our living and to make a more just world.”
Reverend Bruce Southworth, Minister Emeritus

“Swords into plowshares” ~ Isaiah 2:4


djpicsThe Community Church is a dynamic congregation that has a vibrant, activist commitment in areas of peace-making, protecting civil rights and civil liberties, and addressing systemic oppressions (such as racism, sexism, classism, and hetereosexism). For over twenty years, volunteers have hosted a nightly shelter for homeless men. Most recently, we were recognized as a UUA Green Sanctuary providing environmental stewardship and educational programs for our members and those in the metropolitan New York area.

Doing Justice in the world is an integral part of our history and tradition here at the Community Church of New York. Since the early part of the 20th Century, our Ministers and Members have stood against injustice and inequities in society by helping found and support such organizations as the NAACP and the ACLU. In more recent times the Church has been home to the first NY offices of the African National Congress (ANC), the African Services Committee, and others, plus offering support to numerous pioneering social justice groups in the city.

Now on our website - Read more about our Shareholder Activism - Click here.

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Last Published: September 1, 2017 12:34 AM