Justice and Witness

Justice and Witness involves us in transformative missions and promotes greening our lifestyles. The committee currently has 3 members and would like to expand to 6+ members.

  • Providing for those in need
  • Works with community partners
  • Promoting social justice
    • Working to understand the effects of colonization on Indigenous peoples as well as deepening our understandings of land acknowledgements and how they might be better realized in our lives.
    • Advocacy for LGBTQ+ rights and individuals (Queer, Trans, and Gender Expansive Allyship and Advocacy group), reproductive rights, economic equality, justice for BIPOC communities, and abolition of the death penalty.
  • Becoming responsible stewards of God’s creation

News from the Justice and Witness team:

  • Support the Poverello Center!

    Lorraine Carlson from First United Methodist Church is seeking assistance with the following event, as well as with their ongoing Saturday sack lunch making sessions. Homeless Connect, now called Project Community Connect, will be held this year at the Missoula Public Library from 10:00 to 3:00 on March 27.  They have asked First United Methodist Church…

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  • The Truth and Healing around Colonization Group Meeting

    The Truth and Healing around Colonization Group will meet on Thursday, March 7 at 1:30 to plan a couple of spring events for the UCC congregation that will help us to live into the words we say in our People and Land Acknowledgement.

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  • Revised People and Land Acknowledgement: February 25, 2024

    The Truth and Healing around Colonization Group thanks the UCC congregation for the insights shared with us about the new People and Land Acknowledgement. Drawing on your feedback, we have revised, and we share this new version below. We will be using this version in the weeks to come. As before, there are slips of…

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Justice and Witness is an Area Coordinating Team (ACT) at UCC Missoula.