Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist

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Members of 5 local religious congregations met in Glenwood Springs Wednesday at the Garfield County courthouse to stand in solidarity with immigrant families in the community. KDNK's Lucas Turner has the details.

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Members of Carbondale’s Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist Church traveled to Denver Monday in support of The People’s Resolution, which seeks to improve state and federal immigration policy.

Rev. Shawna Foster, minister for the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist church in Carbondale, recently traveled to the U.S. Mexico Border to greet the caravan of asylum seekers coming from Central America. Maeve Conran of KGNU spoke with Shawna from Tijuana last week. Shawna and other Roaring Fork Valley locals will speak about traveling to the U.S. Mexico Border in support of the migrant caravan at the Third Street Center on Tuesday, December 18, at 6pm.

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It was announced on Wednesday that philanthropist-businessman Jim Calaway, whose contributions to the Roaring Fork Valley are too numerous to count, passed away in his sleep on Tuesday night at the age of 87. Services will be held in January and announced by the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist church of which Calaway was a devoted member.

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Sandra Lopez has lived in the valley for twenty years but for the last nine months she has had to live in sanctuary to avoid deportation. Sandra and her son, Alex, describe how living in sanctuary has affected their family.

Rev. Shawna Foster

Reverend Shawna Foster, minister for the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist church in Carbondale, talks about the intersection between spirituality and activism on The Inner Game.

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A large crowd diverged from the Women's March in Carbondale on Saturday, January 20, to gather outside of the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist parsonage where Sandra Lopez, having completed 3 months in sanctuary, gave this speech.

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A resident of the Roaring Fork Valley has taken sanctuary in Carbondale and fights to remain with her children by avoiding deportation. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has this report.

Shawna Foster

Reverend Shawna Foster, minister of Carbondale’s Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist congregation served in the Army National Guard shortly after 9/11. She sat down with KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh to talk about her reflections on Veteran’s Day, her own experiences with the military, how her attitude has changed over time, and the Veteran’s Camp for water protectors in North Dakota.