Volunteers Needed at Water Distribution Sites

The City of Salem is extending the drinking water advisory for at least two more weeks. During that time, water distribution sites will be in place to provide water for the vulnerable populations. Marion County is in need of volunteers to keep the sites open around the clock. If you are interested, please visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4fa9ae2da6fb6-volunteers to sign … Continued

Office Administrator Vacation June 9-July 9

Samantha Scales, our office administrator, will be out on vacation June 9 through July 9. The office hours will remain the same; Tues – Fri, 9 am – 1 pm. We have a fabulous group of volunteers who are covering. Please be patient as they navigate the many and diverse requests that come through the … Continued

Landscape Spring Cleanup June 9

Come help with the Landscape Spring Cleanup on June 9 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm! Help with shredding, weeding, trimming bushes, planting, or painting rocks. There is something for all physical abilities. Children welcome to work alongside parents. Snacks provided by the Landscape Team. Contact Angela Gross at uu4peace@gmail.com for more information. There is a grant … Continued

Cordon Road Cleanup June 9

Come help with the Cordon Road cleanup effort on Saturday, June 9, from 9 am to 11 am. Sign up at the Social Justice Table in the Fellowship Hall, or contact Michael Pollard at mpollard608@aol.com.  Twice a year, our members pick up litter along the segment of Cordon Road adjacent to our property, in return for having our … Continued

Pancake Breakfast June 17

A full breakfast will be available BEFORE and AFTER the 10:30 am service on Sunday, June 17! Served: 9:30 am to 10:15 am 11:40 am  to 12:30 pm Menu Swedish pancakes with lingonberry/sour cream sauce (while supply lasts), regular pancakes, or gluten free/vegan pancakes Sausage patties Scrambled eggs Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, ice water Suggested Donation:  … Continued

Planting Day May 6

Planting Day! May 6 from 1 – 4 pm. The Landscape Team is hosting a day to plant a large number of plants donated by the Marion County Master Gardeners. There are native, fruit trees, pollinator plants, ferns, berries to plant. We will also need help moving mulch. All hands on deck as we move … Continued

Spring Blood Drive May 11 – Sign Up Now!

UUCS is hosting our next blood drive Friday, May 11, from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Help us reach our goal of 26 pints. Sign up online on the Red Cross Website, or call the American Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767. Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to complete your … Continued

Help Homeless Families Week of May 27- Sign Up Now

UUCS will be hosting homeless families the week of May 27 through June 2. Please contact Sara Shatto at  sihn.coordinators@uusalem.org to sign up to contribute your time or your cooking skills to this worthy cause. Or use the  online signup form. It takes about 50 volunteers to pull this off. We need people to set up for the week, … Continued

Position Filled! Volunteer for Investment Management Committee

The UUCS Investment Management Committee is seeking a third person to join the team. The Investment Management Committee consists of three people appointed by the Board for staggered three-year terms. Operating under polices adopted by the Board in December 2002, it invests UUCS funds in short-term, intermediate-term and long-term instruments. The term of this position … Continued

Flower Buds Add Color to Sanctuary

Recently, Rev. Rick and Kathy Marsh began recruiting folks to join the “Flower Buds” committee. The committee will create floral arrangements for display in the front of the sanctuary for Sunday Services. This is a tradition in many UU churches, giving the congregation a focal point for meditation and bringing a little natural beauty inside. … Continued