Frequently Asked Questions
The Multicultural Team (MCT) seeks three things: Radical Inclusion, Courageous Compassion, and Beloved Community.
All ERUUFians are welcome to join in any of our activities. If you are interested in participating in or helping with planning and developing programs, please contact or talk to any member of the team about getting more involved.
Current team members are: Diane Blount (facilitator), Rev. Deb Cayer (staff liaison), Chris Cayer, Becky Ceartas, Chris Folger, Steve Franklin, Dan Grandstaff, P. Quick Hall, Maria Ines Robayo, Bonnie LaCroix, and David Huber.
Since the Multicultural Team was established, it has:
- Assisted in the development of ERUUF's strategic plan
- Held “Welcome Table: conversations in the Fellowship Hall on race and multiculturalism
- Held "Beloved Community Conversations" during Wednesday Connections
- Hosted a visit to the Greensboro Civil rights Museum and discussion afterward
- Led the “Beloved Conversations” intensive program at ERUUF
- Supported an Intercultural Developmental Inventory process for leaders & staff
- Helped launch a “White Allies for Racial Equity” group
- Sponsored a film/ discussion series on racial themes
- Supported ERUUF in hosting Southeast District Mosaic Conference for Multicultural congregations in 2014
- sponsored a “Witnessing Whiteness” series
- Held “Multicultural Conversations” the first Sunday of each month to foster greater interracial understanding
- Offered multicultural awareness trainings for leaders and teachers
- Offered multiple "Dismantling Racism" 2-day workshops
- Supported multicultural themes in worship and also film/discussion series
- Provided training and facilitate UU outreach to North Carolina Central University and other HBCUs