Help Needed for Hosting Salem Interfaith Hospitality Network April 9-16

Help is still needed for hosting Salem Interfaith Hospitality Network, Sunday, April 9 – Sunday, April 16. The UUCS hosts 3-4 families at our building for one week each quarter. The Salem Interfaith Hospitality Network is dedicated to assisting homeless families, including about 90 children from 40 families each year. 100% of families who complete the … Continued

Cordon Road Cleanup on Earth Day – April 22

Please come help with the Cordon Road Cleanup effort on Saturday, April 22 (Earth Day) from 9 am to 12 noon. Twice a year, UUCS congregation members pick up litter along the segment of Cordon Road adjacent to our property. With some dedicated volunteers showing up to keep this one-mile stretch of roadside clean, we can have our name … Continued

Help our SJAT Partner with Mano a Mano

Our UUCS Social Justice in Action Team is partnering with Mano a Mano to help members of our community. Bring Your canvas shopping bags to the Social Justice Table in the fellowship hall each Sunday. Mano a Mano food banks need canvas shopping bags to fill with food and give away. Homeless neighbors and other … Continued

Fall Auction Team Meeting May 17

Want to join a fun group of people planning to make the congregation’s Fall Auction a success? Well you’re in luck! The Auction Team is meeting at UUCS on Wednesday May 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. We’ll be planning the Fall Auction and having a few laughs along the way too. 🙂 The auction is … Continued

Volunteers Needed to Host Blood Drive June 23

UUCS is hosting our next blood drive Friday, June 23.  Angela Gross, our usual coordinator, be out of town – so we are looking for someone to welcome the Red Cross to our space. The Red Cross will bring their own tables. They arrive between 11:00-11:30 AM and are finished by 6:00 PM. If you can help host on … Continued

UUCS Circle Suppers March 17 and 18

The Membership Committee is coordinating our second set of Circle Suppers for March 17th and 18th! Join your fellow UUers for an intimate dinner at the home of a gracious host. Circle Suppers are potluck-style gatherings at members’ homes.  Hosts provide their homes, and guests bring food to share.  The dinners are a great opportunity … Continued

Volunteer with Middle School Youth February 2017

Our Middle School Youth need two more advisors!  If you have one or two Sundays a month during second service, your time with our youth would be greatly appreciated!  Please talk to our Director for more Information, Christi@uusalem.org.

Women’s Retreat Annual Bake Sale February 12

The Women’s Retreat Annual Bake Sale will be held Sunday, February 12 during both Fellowship Hours.  Plan ahead to purchase a yummy treat for yourself and/or a Valentine for someone else! We will need donations of baked goods to make this happen. The sale supports scholarships to the retreat to be held April 28-30!   Any questions, please … Continued

Blood Drive Results – Well Done!

In spite of the crazy weather and hectic holiday season, UUCS surpassed the goal for our Dec 23, 2016 Red Cross Blood Drive.  The goal was 20 units.  24 units were collected, putting us at 120% of goal.  Well done everyone!  Thank you for showing up and for helping to spread the word to friends, … Continued

Volunteer for Homeless Warming Center January 1-4

With temperatures expected to fall well below freezing, the Community Action Agency is activating a Warming Center event to begin on Sunday, January 1st through Wednesday, January 4th (Shelter will be open 8:00 pm to 6:30 am for guests each night). We continue to monitor the forecast with local area emergency managers and may extend the activation if needed. … Continued