Save the Date; Women’s Retreat June 28-30

Jolly Diners Meet November 9

Jolly Diners is a gathering of folks committed to taking a break from negativity! This month is a big one for Jolliness! Thursday, November 9 happens to be Geriatric Toothfairy Day, Chaos Never Dies Day, AND World Freedom Day….! Join us at 6 pm at … read more.

Jolly Diners October 19

Jolly Diners is back! I hope you have had some Jollitude over the summer, are ready to share some of that, and to celebrate the Joy of Living over a meal at Marco Polo Restaurant with like minded people on Thursday, October 19 at 6 … read more.

Water Communion September 10

Water Communion Sunday, September 10, is the official start of the liturgical year. Bring a small vessel of water to symbolize what the gift of water means to you.  It could represent some place you have been recently, or the gratitude for the recent brief … read more.

Badges: All You Wanted to Know

Our finely honed system of making and distributing name badges at UUCS still remains a mystery to many people. Here is the management’s attempt to clear up the fog.


Anyone who regularly attends UUCS may request a badge. You do not have … read more.

Join the Men’s Group Sundays and Wednesdays

All who identify as men are welcome to join the Men’s Group twice a month.

On Wednesday evening, September 13, from 6 to 8 pm, meet for a pot luck in Rev. Rick’s office. These meetings happen every 4 weeks. The subsequent meeting will be October … read more.

National Night Out August 1

Visit with your neighbors on National Night Out, Tuesday, August 1, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 4440 State St. in Salem. There are more than 75 block parties across the city each year, and our congregation received an … read more.

Volunteers Needed to Be Hosts This Fall

The Membership Team is recruiting hosts for this coming fall. An important part of every Sunday service is the friendly hosts that greet people as they enter. If you are a friendly person who enjoys talking with others, this may be for you. This is … read more.

Jolly Diners Dinner July 20

We had a most Jollificating time in June! But to quote Hamlet, from a (thankfully) unpublished play, “To Jolly or not to Jolly, that is the question.”

Thursday, July 20 is 3rd Thursday, but should we meet at 6 pm at Marco Polo restaurant? If … read more.

Landscape Work Parties Second and Fourth Saturdays

Look at all the land our congregation has. Now, who takes care of managing the upkeep of this beautiful space? No hired landscape firm, no master gardeners looking for experience, not some other one, alone. You and I can share that Saturday mornings. It’s … read more.