Dances of Universal Peace New Year’s Eve Celebration

Please join the Dances of Universal Peace for New Year’s Eve Dance for dance circles from all around the globe. This is an alcohol-free celebration. Dancing begins at 8pm. Potluck from 10:00-10:45pm. Bring a dish to share and a list of ingredients so people with food sensitivities can make healthy choices. Celebratory/ethnic dress is encouraged. … Continued

Sign Up for Circle Suppers Jan. 7-Jan. 14

The Membership Committee is coordinating Winter Circle Suppers January 19th and 20th. Circle Suppers are potluck-style gatherings at members’ homes. Hosts provide their homes to gather in, and guests bring food to share. These are a great opportunity for an evening of fellowship and fun with a handful of members and friends of UUSC. Hosts … Continued

Giving Tree November 26 to December 10

 As in past years we will have a Giving Tree available with requests for gift certificates and food/snack baskets for people with severe mental health conditions who are lacking support from friends or family.  Please join us in reaching out to those who are so often alone and forgotten. The gift certificates are greatly appreciated as … Continued

UUCS Celebrates 20th Anniversary at our Building December 10

We will remember and celebrate the 20th anniversary of our spiritual home at both of our worship services on Dec. 10.   We’ll recount the history of Unitarian Universalism in Salem, with a special focus on the story of our building here.  Members, please bring a dessert to share during coffee hour after each service.

Women’s Alliance Meets December 12

On Tuesday, December 12, 6:00 pm (note early start) the Women’s Alliance will decorate the Sanctuary and Hanneman Fellowship Hall, then have refreshments and a short business meeting. All are welcome. Greens for decorating are also welcome!

Drop-In Covenant Group Second Sundays

If your schedule did not allow a commitment to an ongoing monthly covenant group or you are new to our congregation and missed the sign-up period, plan to join our Drop-in covenant group every second Sunday from 1:00 -2:15 pm (high school room) to discuss the Soul Matter’s theme for the month.  You are welcome to attend every second Sunday meeting … Continued

Community Thanksgiving Dinner November 23

Please join us for the 5th annual Community Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner on November 23 from 5 to 7 pm, sponsored by the Salem Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans. SCUUPs will provide the potatoes and dinner rolls. Please bring a labels of ingredient in your dish so people with food allergies can make safe choices.

Women’s Alliance Meets November 14

At the November 14 Women’s Alliance meeting, new UUCS member (and choir alto) Caroline Spaulding will tell us about being an English teacher at the recently opened Career Technical Education Center, cosponsored by the Salem Keizer School District and Mountain West Realtors. Any high school student on track to graduate can apply to be part … Continued

Say Cheese! Directory Photos for 5 days after Thanksgiving

In celebration of 20 years in our building, we are having professional portraits for this year’s membership directory! The photographers will be here the 5 days following Thanksgiving: Friday, November 24, 2pm—8pm Saturday, November 25, 10am—6pm Sunday, November 26, 10am—4pm Monday, November 27, 11am—7pm Tuesday, November 28, 11am—6pm You can visit their website to book … Continued

Apples to Apple Cider Oct. 29

One of our UUCS neighbors on Center St. who has a one acre orchard has an apple press. After both services on October 29, we will use it on the back patio to make apple cider. Bring apples and containers for the juice!