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Celebrate Woodson Warrior 2019 Scholarship Awardees!!


“If you would like to meet this year’s Woodson Warrior 2019 Scholarship awardees who were funded by last spring’s Jane Bunker auction (and see the new paintings to be auctioned on April 11, 2020 at the Carter Woodson Museum), please join us for this holiday celebration -  Monday, December 30, from 5-8:00pm at the Woodson African American Museum, 2240 9th Avenue South, St. Pete.! 

Thanks!

Jane Bunker
UU St Pete snowbird
UU Meeting of Provincetown MA member

 

Posted on December 5, 2019, at 8:33pm

Greeter Leads

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Minister’s Room

Greeter Leads Meeting in Jack's office

Contact, Cynthia Alicea 

Posted on December 5, 2019, at 1:07pm

DOCUMENTARY: Migrant Child Detention Centers


By separating families at the border, the government created a wave of unaccompanied minor children who were then housed in remote places like Tornillo, TX and Homestead FL. This documentary focuses on Joshua Rubin, who will be in attendance at the screening and take part in the community conversation that follows.

Josh also witnessed at the Homestead Migrant Child Detention Center until closed on August 3, 2019, and now in  response to the backlog created by the Administration’s "Remain in Mexico" program (MPP) — Josh began  witnessing at the Brownsville, TX/Matamoros border crossing.

The initial goal was to assist as many asylum seekers as possible and lay the groundwork for ongoing support.  Now there is a full-time legal services project in Matamoros to fight MPP, and serve hundreds of asylum seekers each month who would otherwise have no access to legal counsel.

The documentary screening and community conversation are FREE but you need a ticket for entry. If you want to join the group going from UU St Pete, contact Karen Coale at 727 204-9141

Saturday, December 7
Tampa Theatre - 11am

 

Contact: Karen Coale
Posted on December 4, 2019, at 11:30am

Stone Soup: A Huge $uccess


We wish to thank all those who donated bowls & vegetables, helped make the soup and assisted in the production of the Stone Soup Event. We would like to especially thank Charlie Parker Studios, Morean Arts Center and those who generously participated by buying bowls and eating soup, helping to make our annual Stone Soup Sunday a great success. It was heartwarming to see our Church community engaged in this shared experience with such an out-pouring of generosity.

We raised over $678.00 which will go to help support our partners and our own outreach in offering assistance to our local unsheltered and food insecure people.

Some of the recipients of your contributions are:

In gratitude

UU’s Helping People

Posted on December 4, 2019, at 8:43am

Music Therapy

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Sanctuary

The Music Therapy St. Pete Showcase will be Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 6:00pm, held in the Unitarian Universalist Church of St. Petersburg sanctuary, 

Donations accepted at the door. Arrive early for the silent auction!

Share the holiday spirit with friends and family! Enjoy classical piano, popular guitar, pop/rock violin, and Christmas vocal performances by the MTSP team and several of our awesome adaptive music lesson students. Join the fun by singing a few carols with the whole audience! We're also excited to share stories from music therapy practice, and information on how MTSP is helping children with special needs, older adults in memory care facilities, and more.

All silent auction proceeds and donations made at the door or online will increase access to music therapy for local families and support our professional internship program. 

For more information, please contact our Program Director, James Riley, MM, MT-BC, at (727) 350-7897 or james@mtsp.com. Thank you for your support!

Posted on December 3, 2019, at 1:03pm

'Tis the Season for a Holiday Party!


Reverend Jack and Alisun will be hosting a Holiday Gathering at their home on Saturday, December 7, 4:00pm - 7:00pm. 

1104 12th Street North,
St. Petersburg 
 

For directions or info, contact Jack at jfdonovan@bellsouth.com or 352-327-6166.

 

Come as you are! Refreshments a'plenty!

Posted on November 29, 2019, at 10:31am

Mingles




Mingles is the new name for our series of fun events hosted by UUSP members and friends to raise funds for our budget while having a great time together.  You'll see that we already have a wonderful variety of events - and more are coming!   The hosts pick up the tab so you can support the church while having a great time.  Come join the fun! Tickets are on sale each Sunday after church.  Or you can contact Geneva Nelson.

 

Dazzling Treasure Island Boat Parade and Party– Friday, December 13, 6 - 9pm - Treasure Island
Dick and Rachelle’s backyard provides the perfect place to watch the decorated boats go by!  Enjoy the area’s best holiday boat parade PLUS a wonderful buffet meal PLUS all your favorite beverages.  This will definitely get us all in the holiday spirit!  Maximum 35 lucky people at $35 each
 

Holiday Party – Sunday, December 29: 4 - 7pm     Hosted by Paul and Susan Burnore - St. Petersburg
Everyone’s invited (pay as you can) to enjoy a relaxed afternoon of good food and great friends.  And maybe a holiday movie!   Suggested donation - $5 to $20 each.  All UUSP friends and family welcome. OK to pay at door but please sign up at the Mingles table or contact Geneva Nelson.

 

Poetry Affair - Saturday, January 11, 7 pm   Hosted by Pat Fling - North St. Petersburg
Scrumptious, heavy hors d’oeuvres paired with wine and beer, and even better, paired with the sharing of your favorite poems. A lovely evening for the poet lover and the poet in you!  Maximum 10 people, $30 

 

Contact: Geneva Nelson
Posted on November 29, 2019, at 10:15am

We'd Like to Get to Know You!


UUSP Members - Update your personal directory information on UUSP.org.

 

Click on Directory, type in your name, click on Edit Profile.

 

Add a photo and tell your UUSP friends more about you!

 

If you do not know your user name or password, ask to be verified by clicking Sign In

Posted on November 29, 2019, at 10:07am

Stock Up On Food Selections


Stock up on your food selection for the holidays. Members, Marcile and Keevy will be selling their wares at coffee hour December 8.

 

Marcile Powers and Keevy McAlavy started Kenwood's Organic Produce to offer the healthiest and most ethically grown food to their family at the best price. They have handmade sauces, pickles, jams, marmalades, holiday breads, honey and produce from local farmers. You can also sign up for subscription boxes.

 

We would like to invite anyone from the UUSP community to attend a meeting December 4 5pm at Kenwood's Organic Produce to discuss how to bring fresh Florida produce to our local food deserts. We were just approved by Feeding Florida to take Fresh Access Bucks. This will double our customers food stamp budget when they buy from local farms. We want help getting the word out about the nutritional benefits of buying local produce from small ethical farms. 

 

Kenwood Organic Produce
3325 5th Ave N
St. Petersburg 33713
http://www.kenwoodorganic.com/

 

Posted on November 28, 2019, at 2:15pm

New Year, New Friends

Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

New Year, New Friends are gatherings in which the entire congregation will be invited and hosted at various people’s homes and venues.

 

Contact: Carol Ulmer
Posted on November 28, 2019, at 10:39am

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