The De Muniz Resource Center located in the South wing of the Marion County Transition Center helps men and women transition from incarceration back to the community. Congregant, Jack Tally works at the resource center as a Navigator and has requested help with filling … read more.
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.
Wouldn’t it be nice to get a friendly call from another UUCS member in the midst of an isolating pandemic just to say “Hi” and chat? Our Engagement Team is working on making that happen in the next few months. A team of volunteers will … read more.
The Mindful Organization for the Recovery of Psychological Health, M.O.R.P.H. (formerly the Mental Health Association of Marion County) is asking for your help in providing holiday gifts for people with significant mental health conditions who are lacking support from friends or family. Please join … read more.
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.
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.
The object of this campaign is to give us an opportunity to pay forward the benefits bequeathed to us by the builders of this church and congregation. We can build the UUCS endowment as well as our maintenance reserve and emergency reserve. Some members are … read more.
The Social Tragedy Driving our Efforts
On a single night, 17 of every 10,000 people in the United States experience homelessness. According to HUD’s 2019 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR, 2020), the number of homeless people nationwide increased by nearly three … read more.
We are resuming Special Music as a part of our services! Volunteer musicians will participate in our live-streamed services on Sunday mornings, in a responsible environment where social distancing and mask protocols are observed. Anyone interested in making a musical offering to our services and … read more.
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.
For this programming year, Rev Rick and Don Wolfe will be co-leading an adult RE class using Huston Smith’s The World’s Religions. This class will meet via Zoom on the last Tuesday of each month beginning September 29 from 6:30 – 8 pm. The required … read more.
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.
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.
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.
Recently, another person sent information to the office about an email scam where the email APPEARED to be from Rev. Rick. The writer asks the recipient to purchase gift cards for various people at “Hope Children Homes”. Rick reminds the congregation that he would … 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.
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.
Friday the 13th Trivia Night, 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Join the fun for this UUCS November Zoom event sponsored by the Connections Team. People will be broken into Zoom breakout rooms making teams between 6 and 10 people depending on the number of people that join. … read more.
Because you are a good Oregonian and live in one of the easiest states to vote in, you mailed your ballot the day after you got in the mail. And now you wait. You start second guessing yourself, you worry your person isn’t going to … read more.
Well, gentle readers, it is time for a quick update on Behind The Chalice. The big exciting news is the new computer came! Ahead of schedule! It is getting install and comfortable in it’s new home. In case you are interested, it has a name. … read more.