MLP Holiday Wreaths 2021 Sales

MLP Holiday Wreaths 2021 Sales

The MLP farm worker women’s co-op is selling wreaths again this year. Their coordinator, Rebeca, said the price remains $35, but no red bow is provided this year. Pick up is set for 12/4 at 8 am at First United Methodist Church off Church & State Street … read more.

Gift Tags for Our Christmas Tree Support M.O.R.P.H.

The Mindful Organization for the Recovery of Psychological Health, M.O.R.P.H. (formerly the Mental Health Association of Marion County) once again is asking for your support this holiday season with providing gifts for people with significant mental health conditions who are lacking support from friends or … read more.

Help Homeless Families

UUCS is scheduled to host Family Promise the week beginning December 5. We will need to provide meals on Sunday, Thursday, and Saturday for 12 people. The meals are delivered to a single location. UUCS Family Promise Team is ready and able to assist you … read more.

Call to UUCS to Support our New Neighbors

Dear UUCS,
Our newest neighbors are refugee families who have fled their countries due to persecution, war, or violence.

My husband and I have been involved with 5 families over the past 5 years who have fled Iraq, Syria, or the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). … read more.

Share the Plate Recipient for November 2021 is Microfinance

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.

Good News from the Peruvian Altiplano

The UUCS Microfinance team, supported by UUCS member donations, provides small loans for household economic activities in struggling communities. In early 2020, the Microfinance team allocated $5074 for loans to milk-producing households in the small community of Qqepa located high on the Altiplano of southern … read more.

Chijnaya Foundation Report from the Peruvian Altiplano

The 2021 report from the Chijnaya Foundation on the Qqepa Animal Shed Project notes that the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the project. However the sheds will be completed in time for the rainy season in December 2021 and January 2022. See the full report below.

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Enjoy Roy Zimmerman Live Online Oct. 16

Roy Zimmerman brings his original songs to to special online show for the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem. Saturday, October 16, 7:30 – 8:30 pm It’s a funny and forceful affirmation of Peace and Social Justice in the post-insurrection era.

Tickets are $ 20 can … read more.

Anti-Racism Learning Circles

You are invited to join with other UUs for Anti-Racism Learning Circles sponsored by First Unitarian of Portland, which begin in early to mid-October. Since it’s on Zoom, you can join from anywhere!
LEARNING CIRCLES are small discussion cohorts based on a book or podcast that … read more.