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

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