COVID-19 Cancellations at UUCS as of April 1

Here is a list of postponements/cancellations of UUCS events due to the COVID-19 . Stay safe, everyone!  To add to this list, email webteam@uusalem.org with your information.

Sunday Services will be online only; link to past services
At the March business meeting The Salem Covenant of … read more.

Helping Children (and adults!) Deal with the Novel Coronavirus

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:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html 

 

From a Mental Health Consultant to Salem-Keizer Pre-Schools,  helpful advice to parents of kids of all … read more.

Need Help? Life Lines Lay Ministry

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.

Women’s Retreat Postponed

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 stevens.janet.kay@gmail.com.

Good Samaritan Bag Project on Hold – Collections Continue

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.

UUCS Building Closed

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.

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.

Email Scam – Warning!

Several members of our congregation have received an email from someone posing as Rev. Rick, asking for money to buy things for UUCS members. The email is signed as “Rev Rick”, but the email address of the sender is not rdavis@uuma.orgThis is a … read more.

Register to Vote in May Primaries by April 28

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.

Pledge Drive Continues Through March 15

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.

Results of the Congregational Meeting March 1

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.

Cordon Road Cleanup – New Coordinator Needed

 

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.

Volunteers Needed for RE

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.

Warning: Do Not Leave Valuables in Your Vehicles

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.

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.