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Landscape Work Party July 13

It’s LANDSCAPE WORK PARTY TIME AGAIN. We will meet Saturday, July 13 from 9:00 until 12.:00. If you can, please bring gloves, rake, shovel, trowels and clippers. Make new friends as you enjoy provided snacks and drinks. You can make a huge appreciated difference in our campus.

VaLUUES Meets July 27

The Vision and Leadership UU Explorer Society (VaLUUES) will be meeting on Saturday, July 27, 9:30 am in the Administration Office. You are invited to participate! We will be developing leadership training material based on the PLUS program to be used for UU staff development. We will also be working on creating a template for … Continued

Interested in Sharing Plants?

Love to garden? Join the UU Gardenshare group! The group gives you a way to share extra plants, and to ask others for plants you would like – indoor or outdoor. Once a year, we have plant/seed exchanges. Folks can bring anything they want to share, and take home whatever they like. We had our … Continued

Building Codes Changing AGAIN July 5

All of the the Building Access Codes at UUCS will be changed on Friday, July 5. This change has been prompted by the recent discovery that members have shared the codes with one another after signing a document stating they will not share the codes with anyone. To get the new codes please come to … Continued

Collecting Continues for Good Samaritan Bag Project

The Good Samaritan Bag Project will be suspended for the remainder of the summer, however, you can still donate items for the bags during the summer as usual. The bags of toiletries and small food items are then given to homeless persons we may encounter.  We appreciate all the support we’ve received for this project … Continued

Drummers Needed During Service

Would you like to help out during the Sunday service? Can you do a steady beat? Volunteers are needed to beat on the heart drum during the Ritual of Compassion and Gratitude. If you would like to be part of the team of people that do that, please contact Sara Pickett, at sarapickett7@gmail.com

Songs of Nature, Joy and Love Benefit Concert June 29

All are cordially invited to a time of fellowship, music, refreshment and giving on Saturday June 29 from 4:00-5:30 pm at UUCS when Barbara Stebbins-Boaz presents songs of love, life, and humor in generous collaboration with Laura Christian, Laurelin Whitfield, Jon Walton, Guy Hallman, Debbie Huddleston and Cynthia McGladrey. An offering will be asked in … Continued

Success in Laos Pays it Forward!

A decade ago, the Salem Unitarian Universalist Congregation (UUCS) started a program to help address, in a modest way, global poverty. The Congregation recently received striking evidence of the success of their initial project well beyond their dreams. The story began in late 2008 when Rev. Rick Davis gave a sermon on global poverty and … Continued

Summer Coffee Service Helpers Needed

Coffee Service Providers are needed for Fellowship Hours from June 9, 2019 – August 25, 2019. During the summer, UUCS relies on individuals, not teams to provide coffee service. If there are no volunteers for a Sunday, there will not be coffee on that day. This service takes time, but it is not difficult to … Continued

Results of 2019 Annual Congregational Meeting May 19

UUCS held its annual congregational meeting on Sunday, May 19 after the service, beginning at 12:00 noon. Lunch was served. The slate of nominees for board positions and for the nominating committee was approved by the congregation. The proposed budget was also approved by the congregation. For complete information on the new board members, officers, … Continued