Assistant Coordinator needed for Salem Interfaith Hospitality Network

Would you like to help coordinate Salem Interfaith Hospitality Network (SIHN) next year? We are seeking an assistant coordinator to share the opportunity to serve our Interfaith Hospitality program with homeless families! 1) This program is very beneficial, as it helps give a leg-up to our local homeless families (emphasis on families! ) helping hundreds … Continued

Donate and RSVP Now for Fall Auction & Dinner November 4

  The Fall Auction & Dinner is scheduled for November 4. Come join us for a full night of entertainment, including live music, refreshments before a dinner that foodies will love, and a chance to win wonderful services and other items donated by the congregation. There will also be a wine “grab-bag” where you donate … Continued

Help the Landscape Team

The Landscape Team is becoming more active with regularly scheduled landscape beautification parties.  I am looking for a team secretary to put notices of parties in the newsletter.  We will be creating “growth maps” for future plantings.  I need a person to organize and maintain the files of current and future plants. I am also … Continued

Join the Choir Thursdays at 6:30 pm

The UUCS Choir’s is up and running, but it’s not too late to join! Please feel free to join in as the choir every Thursday evening at 6:30pm in the sanctuary for rehearsal. No audition is necessary! Also, we are so excited to offer free childcare at every rehearsal this year. (Your contributions to the budget have made that … Continued

Volunteer to Sing or Play Music at Services

Are you a Musician or a Singer? Are you looking for another way to contribute to the services? Why not consider making a musical contribution by performing in the Sunday service?! We are always looking for new people to perform the special music on Sundays. If this is YOU, contact The music team at music@uusalem.org.

UUCS Service Opportunity Fair October 22

A UUCS Service Opportunity Fair will be held on Sunday, October 22 after each service in the Fellowship Hall. Members of teams will provide information that will help you match your talents and time available to services you could provide for our church community. Thoughtful service can be rewarding and lead to your own personal … Continued

Dirt & Donuts Landscape Party October 21

Join the Landscape Team on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9:00 am – noon. We will focus our energy on the front entrance area. Bring work gloves, small shovels and pruners. Coffee and snacks will be provided. For more information contact Angela Gross, Certified Master Gardener, Landscape Team Chair at uu4peace@gmail.com.

Donate and Help Make Good Samaritan Bags

Good Samaritan Bags – Laura Christensen and Bob and Cindy Francis in collaboration with Rev. Rick and RE Youth, will be collecting items (as well as donating items) for putting together toiletry bags to handout to our local homeless people. This will be an ongoing congregational project. Every second Sunday, following the services, there will be an … Continued

Register Now for Master Gardener Class at UUCS in January

The Landscape Team is sponsoring a Master Gardener class on Mondays, January 8-April 2, 9am-4pm. The class will be held in the UUCS Fellowship Hall. The cost of the class is $100, all-inclusive. Scholarships are available. Class participants then contribute 66 hours on an array of garden-related projects in which the Master Gardeners are involved, … Continued

Cordon Road Cleanup September 9

Please come help with the Cordon Road Cleanup effort on Saturday, September 9th, from 9 am to 12 noon. Twice a year, our members pick up litter along the segment of Cordon Road adjacent to our property, in return for having our name on the Adopt-a-Road sign – a great way of increasing our visibility … Continued