Become a Delegate to the UUA General Assembly

As a member of the UUA, our congregation is entitled to have 5 voting delegates at our GA. GA will be held online with video streaming, on June 21-27, 2021. There is still time to request to be a delegate from our congregation. The … read more.

Results of the Annual Congregational Meeting June 13, 2021

At the annual meeting held via Zoom, the Treasurer confirmed that a quorum was present.

The slate of Board Officers and Directors and Nominating Committee candidates were approved.

The budget recommended by the Board was approved as presented.

The land lease agreement between UUCS and Habitat and … read more.

Looking for Hosts for Summer Services

The Membership Team needs volunteers to serve as hosts for summer services July 4 through September 12. An important part of every service is the friendly greeting by hosts as people enter. As we remain diligent about not spreading COVID, special protocols will still … read more.

Welcome Rebekah Johnson, Our New Custodian

Hi, my name is Rebekah Johnson. I am a mother of two, and a wife. I love to paint, do puzzles and be outdoors. For a decade, I balanced work and school with a focus on fashion design. After having my first child however my … read more.

UUCS Postal Box Vandalized Mid-May

Our mailbox was broken into on 05/14 or 05/15. When It was discovered on 5/16, only junk mail remained. We do not know what might have been taken.
If you mailed a check or sent a scheduled payment between 05/01/2021 and 05/16/2021, check your account to … read more.

In-Person Services Restarted in May 2021

After a year of patience, adaptation and flexibility, live Sunday services re-commenced May 23. 

Some people may feel safer worshipping at home until a later time. We will continue offering live stream online services for all who prefer that option. For the rest of the … read more.

Fields of Peace Book Available

On Sunday, May 9, Rev. Charles Busch offered a moving sermon on his vision to bring peaceful solutions to conflict and to stop the impact war has on children. His books “A Field Guide to Peace” & “Soft as Water” are available on his website … read more.

Invitation to Join UUCSLIST Electronic Bulletin Board

We are in the midst of revitalizing the UUCSLISt into an email “Electronic Bulletin Board.”

We are offering signups to members and friends of the UUCS community.

We envision the UUCSLIST as our electronic bulletin board, especially now that we have limited access to our building … read more.

Using our Online Directory is a Breeze!

Breeze is our Online church directory accessible from your phone or computer, if you have an email listed in the directory. Everyone who has an email listed in the directory can see pictures and names of everyone in the directory. Those who are members of … read more.

Sunday Fellowship Time- Via Zoom!

If you’re really missing coffee hour after the service, join us for Fellowship Time via Zoom. The meeting will last about 30 minutes. You’ll begin together and then be put into small “break-out rooms” for discussion. Bring your coffee and click the green button … read more.

What’s Happening with Streaming Services?

Thanks to the congregation for their patience as we work to make viewing our online services a smooth process. It has been an unanticipated steep learning curve for us all, as we work with our technology, our equipment and our dedicated volunteers. 

For the latest from … read more.

Artworks Calls for Your Creations

Have you done any artwork while staying at home because of the virus?

The Art Works Team invites congregants of all ages to submit photos of their artwork to be used on the Welcome slide at the beginning of our streaming services. Send a photo (jpeg … read more.

Please Wear Masks Inside Our Building

A friendly reminder to all that, if you are inside the building, you need to wear a mask at all times! If you have a personal work space (desk or private office) you can remove your mask at your workspace as long as social distancing … read more.

Call to Action for Social Justice in Salem

As Unitarian Universalists, we are called upon by our 7 Principles to confront and combat the injustices that our country and our community have been fighting in the recent weeks following the death of George Floyd and other Black and Brown people.  Here in … read more.

Register to Vote in May Primaries by April 28

The last day to register to vote in the Oregon primary elections is April 28, The primaries will be held Tuesday, May 19.
Kathy Randall will be at the Social Justice table in the fellowship hall after the service every Sunday up to and including … read more.

Share the Plate Recipient for November is Rainbow Youth

Salem Rainbow Youth exists to serve the needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth in Marion and Polk counties. Activities include weekly groups with dinner, public meetings, workshops, gatherings, and social events.

Find out more on their website, or visit Salem Rainbow Youth on Facebook.

Fall Equinox Celebration September 22

Please join the Salem Covenant of UU Pagans (CUUPs) for our Fall Equinox Celebration, Friday Sept 22.  Day and night are equal length. It is also the time to pause in gratitude of the second harvest. 

Gathering and potluck at 7:00 pm with ritual  starting at promptly at 7:30 … read more.

RE Notes for Fall 2016

 

REGISTRATION is being done through a google document.  A link has been sent to all of the parents currently on the google email list.  If you are new to our congregation and have yet to have been added to the google group, please pick-up a … read more.

UUCS Reopening-May 23, 2021

It came upon a Sunday morn, white flowers looking like stars resting on a green bush under the swaying green leaves of a tree offering shade to parked cars. One arrived and then another, getting there early to prepare for the big day, the reopening … read more.

Calling for Flower Communion Pictures by May 31

Flower Communion is just a bloom away – June 6 – and we need pictures—your pictures of beautiful flowers in all sorts of settings! We want to create a larger video of flowers than we we did last year for this year’s live stream service … read more.

Cordon Road Clean Up June 5

The UUCS will once again host the bi-annual Cordon Rd. clean-up day on June 5th from 9 am to noon. This a rain or shine event. Anyone interested in this fellowship building activity is asked to pre-register using this link so that we can … read more.