Good News from the Peruvian Altiplano

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.

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.

Help Feed Homeless Families Week of August 22

UUCS is scheduled to host Family Promise the week beginning August 22. We will need to provide meals on Sunday, Thursday, and Saturday for 13 people. The meals are now delivered to one location. The UUCS Family Promise Team is ready and able to assist … read more.

HHV Update: A Women’s Shelter of Hope

A Women’s Shelter of Hope, the transitional housing shelter planned for UUCS property, is moving closer to becoming a reality. Mid-Willamette Community Action Agency is evaluating the proposed Memorandum Of Understanding between it and Habitat and Hope Village, Inc (HHV).

Meanwhile, the HHV Board is … read more.

Share the Plate Recipient for July 2021 is Oregon Black Pioneers

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.