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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Now, we are integrating … 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.

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.

Share the Plate Recipient for September 2021 is CAUSA

What is Share the Plate?  During each Sunday service, we take a collection. This voluntarily given money is then shared between our congregation and an organization from the local community which has goals that align with Unitarian Universalist principles. This month’s Share the Plate recipient … read more.

Participate in our Shared Ministry

September is here and with it the start of a new year for many things such as schools and churches. This year could be the start of a new involvement for you in something that speaks to your soul, your skills, your connection to the … read more.

Coffee Connections

Greetings members and friends of UUCS Sunday Services. Have you been missing something during Fellowship time? Something maybe like……coffee? As you both live in the Pacific Northwest and are Unitarian Universalists, the need of caffeine runs deep in you: we know and understand. At the … read more.

Register for Bingo October 23

On October 23, 2021 beginning at 7 pm, UUCS will host a virtual Bingo night. The event is a fundraiser to help cover building expenses. At the beginning of the event, you’ll be asked to contribute $5 using an online button. The primary goal is … read more.

Landscape Team Meets September 28

The UUCS Landscape Team is meeting at 10 am on Tuesday, September 28, on the back patio at UUCS. We will be discussing how we are going to maintain the property, and make improvements, for the coming year! All are welcome! For more information, or … read more.

2021-22 Celebrating Diversity Music Concerts

Celebrate the cultural diversity of the Salem area through a live-stream nine-concert series this coming fall through spring! The UUCS Music department is planning the concert series for Tuesdays or Fridays each month from October 12, 2021 to June 14, 2022. Series planner, Dr. Kit … read more.

Transportation Equity Resolution Adopted by UUCS

At the annual meeting of the UU Congregation of Salem on May 4th, 2014, the congregation voted to adopt a Transportation Equity Resolution. It is the hope of the authors of the resolution that other churches will adopt a similar resolution, putting pressure on local … read more.