Share the Plate Recipient for May, 2022 is Salem Harvest

Share the Plate Recipient for May, 2022 is Salem Harvest

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.

April 2022 Basha Sale a Success. Thank You!

The UUCS Microfinance Committee held a very successful sale of items made by Basha women in Bangladesh on April 3 and 10. We partnered with Basha which is a non-profit organization that provides a sustainable livelihood for women at risk and survivors of trafficking. Women … read more.

Collecting Cans for Retreat Scholarships

Returnable bottles and cans are still being collected to fund the scholarship fund for the Women’s Retreat to be held next fall or spring. Bottle Drop bags are available on the credenza in the foyer. Just fill the bag with your returnables and drop off … read more.

Concert Series – Japanese Koto April 15

Masumi Timson will perform on the traditional Japanese instrument, the koto at 7:00 pm on Friday, April 15 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem.  She plays both classical and contemporary Japanese koto music, and also sings Japanese classical songs with koto accompaniment. She enjoys … read more.

Tai Chi Continues April 24

The first Sunday of Tai Chi on April 10 was a success! Thank you to the few brave souls who came a little early and tried Tai Chi before service! Also a shout out to those who expressed interest in future sessions!
With next Sunday being … read more.

Reopening Guidelines Drop RSVP for Service

With sensitivity to our vulnerable and immunocompromised friends, the Reopening Team has determined guidelines to be in place as of April 13, 2022. The major change is that it is no longer necessary to RSVP to come to the service. These guidelines are subject … read more.

Women’s One-Day Retreat Planning

The UUCS Women’s Retreat, the annual tradition which brings women together for a day, or a weekend, of companionship, sisterhood, sharing and growing has been on hiatus due to the pandemic. Although we are not ready to return to a full weekend retreat, we are … read more.

Community Easter Egg Hunt April 17

The Hunt is on! Members of the wider community are invited to join our Sunday School for a community Easter Egg Hunt on April 17 at 11:30 am on the grounds of UUCS. We will have different arts & crafts available for the kids to … read more.

Shower Trailers for Those Living in Micro-Shelters

Yes! With financial contributions from UUCS congregants and friends from the wider Salem community and with design work by John Davenport in collaboration with representatives from Church at the Park (C@P), Habitat and Hope Village, Inc. (HHV) has agreed to purchase and donate its first … read more.

Basha Sale Continues April 10

The UUCS Microfinance Committee invites you to check out and purchase Basha products after the service on April 10 in the Fellowship Hall. These beautiful items, made by Bangladeshi women, include blankets, scarves, bags and clothing. The proceeds of the sale will benefit the women … read more.