UUs in the News:
News coverage continues as Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church provides sanctuary.
A mother facing deportation and separation from her children has been provided sanctuary by Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, Maryland. Our senior Minister, Rev. Roger Fritts, was the senior minister at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church for 18 years before coming to Sarasota. Cedar Lane's current minister is Rev. Abhi Janamanchi, who was formerly at Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, and spoke in our Sarasota church on a number of occasions. Click on the links below for extensive reports, pictures and video.
This image, one of several from a September 1, 2019, NPR report, shows Rosa's children Maria and Juan Pablo joking around while Rosa puts fried plantains on their plates. Click on the picture to see the full NPR report with more pictures. Click the blue button at the top of their page to hear the NPR broadcast.
Click on the two links above: The text links to the transcript, the round play button plays the radio broadcast.
This picture, from a December 12, 2018, Washington Post article, shows Rosa Gutierrez Lopez being escorted from a news conference at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, flanked by the Rev. Katie Romano Griffin and the Rev. Abhi Janamanchi. Click on the image to see the full report and more pictures.