DRUUMM and the DRUUMM Organizing Project invited the larger community to a special worship and fundraiser to support our ministry with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in Unitarian Universalism on May 19th, 2021. Over 500 people attended via our virtual congregation on zoom and another 100 via our Facebook live-stream.

Our service was entitled “Becoming Human, Again and Again”, featuring a homily by the Rev. Mitra Rahnema and music with Joshua Long and Nicole Rumeau. Officiants included Ayanna Kafi, DRUUMM President, Rev. Manish Mishra-Marzetti of our UU Congregation in Ann Arbor, Esperanza Garza-Danweber of San Antonio and Rhonda Brown of Seattle, both members of the Organizing Project committee.

Together we are on track to raise our goal of $35,000. Thank you to our co-ponsors, the congregations and community organizations who pledged contributions and publicized the service. Thank you to the individuals, 220 so far, whose donations are still coming in via online and mail. Please consider giving as you are able at www.druumm.org/donate.

Your support allows us to expand our engagement at the local and regional level for BIPOC Unitarian Universalists, and invest in a stronger chaplaincy network for the upcoming year.

You can view our Order of Service here: http://bit.ly/may19DRUUMMOOS

Thank you again to our co-sponsors:

All Souls Church Unitarian DC
Allies for Racial Equity
Asian/Pacific Islander Caucus of DRUUMM
Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism
Central East Region People of Color
Church of the Larger Fellowship
Coalition of Unitarian Universalist State Action Networks
Covenant Unitarian Universalist
Different Stripes Music
Eastshore Unitarian Church
Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor
First Unitarian Church of Oakland
First Unitarian Church of Portland
First Unitarian Church of Rochester
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Richmond
First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Antonio
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco
Horizon Unitarian Universalist Church
Indigenous Caucus of DRUUMM
Latinx Caucus of DRUUMM
MelRose Ministries For Transformative Change
Mt Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church
Prinsloo Contracting
San Antonio Gente Engaged with Unitarian Universalism, SAGE
Total Wellness LLC
UU Allies for Racial Equality
Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis
Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashua
Unitarian Universalist Church of the Desert
Unitarian Universalist College of Social Justice
Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Fullerton
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Hudson Valley
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada
Unitarian Universalist Justice Arizona
Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry of California
Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
Unitarian Universalist Association Multicultural Ministries
Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Wildflower Church: A Unitarian Universalist Congregation