RRUUC’s contemporary issues forum, Coffee Controversy & Conversation (CC&C) has been informing our members and guests for the past 35 years with over 30 programs per season. The weekly programs often focus on social justice issues, but also include an eclectic range of topics including foreign relations, U.S. security, state and federal government policy, art, history, nature and more. The weekly CC&C programs are held mid-Sep. through May at 10:25 – 11:10 am (between worship services.) This season is looking to be very diverse with many topical issues.

Contemporary Issues Forum will be on hiatus until Fall 2018.

Additional resources – April 1 –Death with Dignity in Maryland” by Alexa Fraser, PhD – RRUUC Intern Minister

Several of you who couldn’t come and even some who did asked for a few resources:  Here you go. Diane Rehm on the topic https://dianerehm.org/shows/2014-07-07/choosing-die and the Compassion and Choices web site which has a wealth of information:  https://www.compassionandchoices.org/.  I’m happy to have private conversations about Aid in Dying with anyone who wants one.  Afraser@rruuc.org.  Alexa

Dr. Alexa Fraser’s beloved 90-year-old father, Alex, was dying from Parkinson’s disease.  He shot himself to end his life because Maryland law does not allow a peaceful death with dignity.  Alexa is a volunteer advocate to enact a medical aid in dying law in Maryland and the other 44 states without one.