Annual August Collection for our Partner Church

Again, this August we will continue our tradition of collecting needed items to send to our partners in Simenfalva, Transylvania. Our partner minister, Rev. Sandor Szen, suggests that easy-to-read books for beginning English students would be appreciated. The English teacher reported that some books we sent earlier were too difficult for the students, so let’s … Continued

Meet UUCS Members – Become a Host August 27

If you are looking for an opportunity to serve our church, please consider volunteering to become a Sunday Service Host. Hosting is an excellent way to meet  UUCS members and visitors, make sure they feel welcome, and answer some of their questions.    These volunteers host one service a month and choose which Sunday and … Continued

Choir Potluck August 31

Our 2017-2018 Choir season will begin with our annual  potluck at UUCS on Thursday, August 31, at 6 pm.  We invite anyone interested in joining the choir to gather with us, share delicious food, and have some fun!  If you have questions or would like more information, please email  Director of Music Aimee Larson-Amend at … Continued

Blood Donors Needed June 23

UUCS is hosting our next blood drive Friday, June 23, from 11:30 am to 6:00 pm. Colleges are out so the pool of donors in Salem is much smaller, though summer brings an increased need. Please come help us meet and exceed our goal of 30 units. Currently, we have only 5 people signed up … Continued

Pie Day Fruit Picking Parties

 Before there can be a Pie Day, there has to be fruit picking. Why not make it a party? Let’s form groups and go pick fruit, then pack the fruit for freezing and enjoy each other’s company.   For several years, members and friends of UUCS, both experienced and inexperienced bakers, “the Board of Crusteaze,” … Continued

Help Needed for Hosting Salem Interfaith Hospitality Network July 16-July 30

Volunteers are needed for hosting Salem Interfaith Hospitality Network, Sunday, July 16 – Sunday, July 30.  The UUCS hosts 3-4 families at our building for one week each quarter.  You may notice from these dates that we are hosting this time for two weeks in a row — That’s right!   During the regular hosting week of Sunday, … Continued

Help With Bateman Woods Path Maintenance

Six years ago, Bateman Woods was 2 acres of UUCS land covered with blackberries and weeds that made 90% of the property inaccessible. Now, it’s an open and a beautiful place to visit. But, the land still needs lots of care. This month, June 2017, we’re expecting truckloads of free wood chips to be delivered … 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