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Social Justice at UU St. Pete

Southside Food Bridge — Alert

We are planning to move to a monthly delivery — 1st Wednesday of every month. Help our neighbors in high need with donations of ready -to-eat nonperishable protein snacks and meals. Donations must be unopened and unused.

Please continue to drop … read more.

Message From the Board


The board has met three times since July – the beginning of our new fiscal year – virtually, of course.  Due to a variety of situations and circumstances, there were three board vacancies of one-year terms.  Two of those vacancies were filled last month by … read more.

Pastor Jack’s Weekly Message (September 4, 2020)

Dear UU St. Pete Friends,

I hope you are finding connection and encouragement in the midst of pandemic, pandemonium, and our world’s constantly shifting understandings of the authority, reality and morality we live by. 
The developmental psychologists and the tradition of mystics claim that such chaos, faced … read more.

Pastor Jack’s Weekly Message (August 29, 2020)

Dear Friends, 

In this week’s UUSP Citizens’ Café the news events of concern that were offered for discussion were the “No Platform” GOP Convention, Climate Change Forest Fires, Race and Institutional Brutality, Private Vigilantism, and Political Lying. The common thread (and threat) we concluded (I’d say) was … read more.

Pastor Jack’s Weekly Message

Dear Friends, 

It feels tragically ironic to take inspiration from Ann Frank during America’s pandemics – but still I do. She wrote in part, “That’s the difficulty in these times: ideals, dreams, cherished hopes rise within us, only to meet horrible truth and shatter. It’s a wonder that … read more.

Pastor Jack’s Weekly Message

Dear Friends,

 As part of Wednesday Book Discussion’s “check-in”, we each shared something we do to cope with anxiety and loss in these times of pandemic, political distrust, racial injustice, environmental threat, growing poverty.
My quick answer was “church work.” But as soon as my turn passed, the … read more.