Sources of good information about the virus and appropriate response:
Center for Disease Control https://www.cdc.gov Center for Disease Control
Symptoms from CDC https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html
CDC now recommends wearing a cloth mask https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cloth-face-cover.html
CDC How to talk to … read more.
Here are some suggestions for helping children (and adults!) deal with the virus:
From the Center for Disease Control: How to talk to children about the virus https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/talking-with-children.html
Stress and coping:
From a Mental Health Consultant to Salem-Keizer Pre-Schools, helpful advice to parents of kids of all … read more.
In these difficult times some of you may find yourself in need of financial assistance to make it through. Life Lines Lay Ministry works with the Minister to help those in need. The Minister has a small discretionary fund that is available to help make … read more.
The 2020 UUCS Women’s Retreat has been postponed. When possible, we will meet to set new dates and agenda. If you have questions or wish to help with the planning, contact Janet Stevens at email@example.com.
UU Compassionate Mind Sangha has canceled in person Wednesday evening meditation until May 6th (this date is subject to change) and has begun offering twice weekly online meditation & Dharma talks.
Email SalemZenCenter@gmail.com to learn how to join us using the Zoom Cloud Meetings app. We … read more.
Due to the Covid-19 crisis, we’ll be discontinuing the Good Samaritan Bag Project. We’ll make sure that donations we already have are given to the unsheltered community and to non-profits such as Safe Sleep and The Kindness Closet.
In the meantime, in order to help … read more.
Following the recommendations of Governor Brown and the CDC, the UUCS building will be closed until further notice . The office staff will share information about how folks can have meetings online. We’re working on setting up tools, procedures and guidelines so that UUCS … read more.
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.
The last day to register to vote in the Oregon primary elections is Tuesday, 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 … read more.
From now through March 15, the Abundance Team is collecting our pledges for the 2020-21 fiscal year which begins on July 1. We would like to receive either a paper or an online Estimate of Giving form from each of our members and good … read more.
Some UUCS Board of Directors positions are open! If you think you may be interested in serving on the Board please contact a member of the Nominating Committee:
Rob Schiff (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Steve Rosen (email@example.com)
Brenna Norval (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The basic requirements are … read more.
At the congregational meeting March 1, UUCS members voted to send a statement to the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) and to the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association (UUMA) calling on the UUMA to rescind its censure of Rev. Todd Eklof, to cease referring to the UU movement … read more.
Service Opportunity: Volunteer Position currently open for Cordon Road Clean Up Coordinator in 2020. Time commitment of 4 – 5 hours twice yearly.
Organizational and coordination skills and love of outdoors helpful.
Must be able to follow safety directions for yourself and others. Benefits … read more.
We ask for you to choose one Sunday each month to work with our children and youth as an assistant in the classroom.
You may choose the same consistent Sunday each month (every 1st Sunday, every 2nd Sunday, etc.) so that it is easier for you … read more.
Recently, UUCS has seen an increase in car break-ins. Do not leave anything of value, such as a bag or backpack, visible through the windows of your car. This is a problem that is occurring all over Salem, and we are sad to see it … read more.
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.
Gathering and potluck at 7:00 pm with ritual starting at promptly at 7:30 … read more.
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.
The Minister’s Discretionary Fund provides invaluable assistance to UUCS members and friends who are financially hard pressed by adverse circumstances.
Know that your generous donation to this fund is an act of compassion and will eventually help provide badly needed relief for someone in our beloved … read more.
Even though the service was pre-recorded, UUCS will hold a live Question and Answer session on the sermon topic, “The Economics of Hope”. You can join the session using your computer or your phone. There will be no video for participants, only for Rick and … read more.
In months with a fifth Sunday during this church year, the Share the Plate offering on that Sunday will be redirected to the RE Fund. This occurs on September 29, December 29, March 29, and May 31 in the 2019-2020 church year.
Our RE Fund supports … read more.