Fix It and They Will Come

First UU Church of Essex County’s 125th Anniversary luncheon during The HUUB’s 100-Year-Old House Conference, November 5, 2016.

By Laurie Mazur

Mindy Fullilove (Photo credit: David Noles)
Left: The church’s welcoming and safe new entrance. Center: Teaching and learning new skills with the Sewing Angels. Right: Decorating for a Syria Supper Club feast on Eid al-Fitr, June 14, 2018. (Photo credit: Charlie Wirene / Michelle Tramalek / Marc Dorce)

“Over time, you’re building your story, you’re building your supporter base, you’re building enthusiasm,” says Fullilove. “People don’t just give money. They come to events, they take part.”

“People got educated as fast as they could. Then, even with the defeat of Reconstruction, you couldn’t take away that knowledge.”

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