This role reports NOT to Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder, but instead, the Boulder County Sanctuary Coalition (BCSC). The BCSC is a group of faith organizations in the Boulder area committed to providing Sanctuary to immigrants facing deportation. This contract position will report to a … read more.
Category: Sanctuary Blog
This week marks the anniversary of Ingrid being in Sanctuary for one year. She has organized a week of action and hopes all will participate!
The week of action started with a fantastic event organized and presented by Motus theater that provided … read more.
A letter to members & friends of UUCB
Dear Members & Friends:
I want to thank all of you at UUCB for your support of Sanctuary at our church. Because of you, Ingrid now has a safe place to live with her family. In addition, because of … read more.
In the summer of 2017, more people had claimed Sanctuary in Colorado than any other state. That fall, Ingrid, Rosa and Sandra and Aracely began to support one another across the miles. As they gathered our communities together, they identified a hunger to name the … read more.
Ingrid has now been living in sanctuary in our church for over two months. During this time there has been few times of calm, with many unexpected events. We have responded as a church and with the Boulder County Sanctuary Coalition. According to Jennifer Piper, … read more.
The Sanctuary Now Core Team has been very busy in January. We are learning what it means to companion our Sanctuary Guest, Ingrid and we are learning that we have to be quick on our feet and change our plans at a moment’s notice. You, … read more.
Update from Sanctuary Now
The moment we have been waiting for has arrived! Our Sanctuary Guest, Ingrid Latorre, arrived in mid December and has been in our midst this Holiday Season. What a blessing it has been to share our space with Ingrid’s family & … read more.
What a “high” for our ministry when our congregation voted to become a Host Sanctuary Congregation. A few days to catch our breath and then the reality set in, there is more to do. We anticipate our first guest arriving in early December.
Our first event … read more.
On October 29, 2017, UUCB voted to become a Sanctuary Host Congregation for immigrants facing deportation, in partnership with the Metro Denver Sanctuary Coalition. Providing safe space for those who are victims of unjust laws is not only a legal act — for us, it is an act of faith rooted in our belief that courageous love will transform the world.
The Sanctuary Now Ministry and Immigration Ministry have decided to join together as one ministry. Many hands make light work & more fun. Join us Wed. Nov. 8th, 6:30 p.m. in the Skyroom to discuss “What’s Next.”
Many of you know that UUCB has been discerning whether to be Sanctuary host site for immigrants facing deportation. The UUCB Sanctuary Now Team has visited several affinity group meetings such as Wine and Spirit, the Men’s Group, etc. They will join the Wise Elders … read more.
Mary Dineen & Jenny Fitt-Peaster recently received the following message from Jennifer Piper, lead organizer of the Metro Denver/Boulder Sanctuary Coalition: “There are three immigrants who needed Sanctuary in August.”
While there was no way we could help these three at this time, knowing there is … read more.
The UUCB Sanctuary Now Ministry has formed to assist members of UUCB in discerning our willingness to become a host sanctuary church. The team consists of people from Immigration Ministry and Building Use. Our job is not to convince you, but to lead you in … read more.
What is the current demand and why now?
Trump’s current Executive order states that all deportations are a priority, similar to the first 4 years of the Obama administration. However, in the last 4 years of the Obama administration the situation was different. Currently when someone … read more.