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It is Pride Month!!

Let’s take our UU message to the streets. "Love is the spirit of our church - and service our law." We have some great ways to show your Pride: march with us in the Pride Parade or help spread our message of love at our Booth. 

Saturday, June 23 in downtown St. Pete we march in Florida’s largest Pride Parade.  For more info, please contact Courtney: Courtney.S.Allen@gmail.com.  

Sunday, June 24 we'll staff our UUSP Gay Pride booth, sing songs of peace, love, and action, and show passers-by that doing social justice can be fun as well as impactful. Contact Sabine at beandex@aol.com. Feel free to suggest, and lead songs! 

 

Other UUSP Pride Week Activities: 
Tuesday, June 19, 11:30am - 1:00pm at Gulfport Public Library, an interfaith clergy panel on our various religious responses to LGBTQ concerns – Pastor Jack participating on the panel;

Thursday, June 21, 7:00pm at First Presbyterian Church of St. Petersburg, the annual Interfaith Pride Service – Pastor Jack and Rev. Karen are participating in the service.

Posted on June 8, 2018, at 8:52pm

Monthly Immigrant/Refugee Planning Meeting



Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:50pm
Location: Front Office

Location: Front Office
This Social Justice subcommittee meets monthly to identify and organize our Church's participation in projects that support the farm worker, immigrant and refugee communities. Our current direct outreach is focused on supporting two refugee families, from the Congo, adapt to their new home here in St. Pete, as well as one immigrant family from the Caribbean. We also advocate for systemic change -- in particular fair and just treatment for all immigrants including the negotiation of labor and wage practices for farmworkers in the fields of Florida, assurance of due process for the undocumented, protection of the DREAMers and the retention of in-state-tuition for immigrant students.

To counter the current negative and fearful messaging about immigrants and refugees -- it is important that we come together and take positive action. We welcome your ideas and encourage your involvement in this very loving and meaningful work.

We are always looking for volunteers. Whether you want to donate your time or money, we would love to hear from you. Contact Karen at migrants@uustpete.org

Contact: Karen Coale
Posted on September 30, 2017, at 4:34pm

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