10:00am on June 11, led by Frieda Riechsman, John Zylinski & Boden Azora-Minda Come celebrate Gay Pride Month with us! Looking at what it meant to be gay in the past, how that has evolved to the present day, and the importance of awareness as we think about what the future might hold.
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June 4 – Worship Service and Annual Meeting
We will gather for a brief worship service at 10:00am. After a short break, we will reconvene at 10:45 to conduct the business of our church, reviewing the past year and preparing for the next.
Immediately following fairy house building… Saturday, April 8 – 2-5pm If you love to craft and chat, or just chat, you are welcome! Come and craft with company, learn and/or teach a craft, swap ideas and/or supplies. Knitting, crocheting, quilting, scrapbooking, drawing……YOU decide what counts as a craft. Bring your friends. Bring your friends’ friends.Continue reading “UUSG Crafternoon”
Being in Community
February 19th @ 10AM, Chris Pera In this rapidly changing, highly technological world, it has become much less likely that people will live their entire lives in the same town where they were born. This is Chris’s story, and he shares reflections and lessons gleaned from his participation in the many varied communities he hasContinue reading “Being in Community”
Coffee House Concert
Kenny Selcer & Steve Gilligan Original and Choice Covers! (guitar, bass and vocals) Kenny & Steve are 2 seasoned music pros who play all kinds of different musical genres to create something new: “a sizzling blend of Americana, folk, rock, roots, reggae, and everything in between, that will get your toes tappin’, your head noddin’Continue reading “Coffee House Concert”
Raising Funds for the Gardner CAC
A Successful Yes we CAN! Poster Sale and Food Drive In June, UUSG held a Yes we CAN poster sale where people paid in cash or cans (get it? 🙂 ) of non-perishable food! All proceeds, over 250 food items and $200, went to the Gardner CAC. We hosted free kids activities—check out the picturesContinue reading “Raising Funds for the Gardner CAC”
Want some great ideas for a green life?
By Sue Blain. Green America is a great source of information about things we can do in our everyday lives for a cleaner environment. A couple of examples from their archives include 21 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle and 13 Toxic Chemicals Lurking in Your Home. The recycling article includes links for where you can recycle variousContinue reading “Want some great ideas for a green life?”
Socially Responsible Investments
As a congregation, we voted to update our investment selection for the church endowment to a Socially Responsible fund offered by Calvert. The Executive Committee brought the issue to light at a forum and the congregation agreed that this was an important aspect of being committed to social action. Calvert fund holdings are screened onContinue reading “Socially Responsible Investments”
UUSG participated in the Peace Flag Project by creating beautiful images of peace on fabric squares. Members & friends connected via Zoom to work on their contribution showing what peace means to them. The squares will be mailed to be sewn together and displayed on a city building in Half Moon Bay, CA. The flagContinue reading “Peace Flag”
UU the Vote
This fall, The Social Action Committee reviewed the UU the Vote effort. Members took action by joining existing “get out the vote” campaigns such as Vote Forward to write letters to voters in swing states. The letters focus on why voting is important, instead of urging people to vote for a specific candidate. Letter writersContinue reading “UU the Vote”
“We Believe” Sign Sale Raises Funds for Gardner CAC
The UUSG Social Action Committee organized a successful fundraising effort by selling “We Believe…” signs and donating the $250 proceeds to Gardner’s Community Action Center. The Center provides many services to economically disadvantaged individuals in Greater Gardner, including the healthy food, fuel assistance, medical transportation and more. You can donate directly to the CAC atContinue reading ““We Believe” Sign Sale Raises Funds for Gardner CAC”
Getting the Message Out
The SAC is currently working on a design for a banner to hang above the entrance to the church, that will convey the Seven Principles in short easy-to-read phrases.
Below are some great organizations, gathered and vetted by Sue B., that are doing vital work toward peace and justice. You can help by signing up with one or more and taking part in their online campaigns and/or making a donation. Online petitions and other actions work by virtue of the number of people whoContinue reading “Take Action”