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Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Conway Middle Room

BoT meetings on the second Thursday of every month. 

Contact: Paul Burnore
Posted on July 29, 2017, at 9:51am

Parking Lot Central

Stop by the Parking Lot Central table during Social Hour with questions, ideas, or concerns. You can also pick up printed copies of information about the forthcoming vote on the Parking Lot  proposal.  This table will be available each Sunday until the day of the vote on September 10.

Thank you!

Contact: Linda Paul
Posted on July 28, 2017, at 10:38pm

Support the DREAM Act of 2017


More than 750,000 young undocumented immigrants have received work permits and deportation relief through the federal government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program since it was created by Executive Order in August, 2012. The program gives unauthorized immigrants who came to the U.S. before age 16 – a group sometimes called “Dreamers” – a chance to stay in the U.S. to study or work. Those approved for the program are given a work permit and protection from deportation for two years. These benefits can currently be renewed. 

There is a great deal of concern about whether this Executive Order will stay in place. However the recent bi-partisan announcement to replace it with a permanent law is very good news. U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-Il) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) are the co-sponsors of the DREAM Act of 2017.  

If you want to protect the Dreamers -- join us after service on Sunday to sign postcards to both of your Senators. We will mail them for you.

 

Contact: Karen Coale
Posted on July 27, 2017, at 6:47am

Parking Lot Vote - Date Change from July 30 to September 10


NEW DATE FOR PARKING LOT VOTING IS MOVED FROM JULY 30 TO SEPTEMBER 10!

In order to accommodate as many UUSP members as possible for the vote on WJA’s offer to buy parcel one of our parking lot, the Board approached them and asked for an extension. This is because a number of our members may be on vacation on July 30 (WJA’s original deadline), but most UUSP vacationers and some snowbirds will have returned by September 10. 

 

WJA has reluctantly agreed to postponing a UUSP decision from July 30 to September 10. During the 6-week extension period we will continue to hold discussion roundtables, publish any new information we have, hold Skype or GoToMeeting internet sessions to encourage verbal interaction with those members who are out of town, and publish Pros/Cons from our roundtable discussions.

Please mark September 10 as the new Vote Date!

Contact: Paul Burnore
Posted on July 23, 2017, at 6:44pm

Hurricane Preparation


During hurricane season and when there is a threat of severe weather, please note that UUSP is located in a non-evacuation zone -- but it is also not designated as a shelter. However, even though we are not a designated shelter facility, members of our congregation are always welcome to come to our church at any time.

If you expect to stay more than a few hours, please be sure to bring food, water, and all the items recommended for storm preparedness with you as you will be responsible for taking care of yourself and your family members. And remember that we do not have showers or beds. Also, remember that utilities (water, electricity) might be out so be prepared for that possibility.

We recognize pets are also family members and they are welcome as long as they are contained in carriers or cages. Gilmour will be designated as the pet area in order to provide animal-free areas for those members who may have pet allergies.

If severe weather threatens, Rev. Jack and the Board of Trustees, working with the Buildings and Grounds Committee, will designate volunteers to open up the Church if needed. Church leadership will notify the congregation who to call to make arrangements for Church access if you are forced to evacuate and wish to stay at the Church.

Contact: Morgan Gresham
Posted on July 21, 2017, at 8:57pm

Want To Make A Difference You Can See?


Check out the ​Buildings & Grounds Committee!  

Next Meeting August 15, 5:30pm - 7pm - Conway North Room

Whether you don’t know which end of a screwdriver to use or you can build a home from scratch, B&G is looking for YOU!  We have various projects you can enjoy like (1) helping to find and coordinate the best contractors or (2) getting your hands dirty outside on the grounds, or handyman jobs – light painting, electrical, carpentry, etc.  (Yes, that should probably be “handyperson” but we can only carry PC so far.)

We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month 5:30 – 7:00 PM at the church office.  Stop by and find out what we do!  Request copies of our Minutes be emailed to you.  Join in and brag to your friends about things like a new bookshelf you helped install (provided it stays up, of course …).  Anyway, come on by and find out more!  Fame, glory, fun and more can be yours!

For more info, please email us at uustpete.bg@gmail.com.

Contact: Howard Taylor
Posted on July 14, 2017, at 10:35pm

Covenant Group Fair #2

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 11:45am
Location: Conway Middle Room

This is a meeting for all who were unable to attend the October meeting on the Purposes and Practices of our UUSP covenant groups. We will meeting in Conway Hall lounge.

Posted on May 28, 2017, at 9:04am

Covenant Group Fair

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 11:45am

This is a meeting for all Covenant Group participants and those interested in joining a covenant group -- a gathering to talk about the purposes and practices of our Covenant Groups.

Posted on May 28, 2017, at 8:58am

UU's Helping People Pancake Breakfast



Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Gilmour Hall, Kitchen

UU's Helping People will be host a pancake breakfast (with a gluten free option, eggs and fruit salad) AFTER the service, February 19

Proceeds will go toward their Friday Night Picnic for People in Need ministry. Individuals/$4 and families/$10 or enjoy some 'cakes on us.

Contact Sabine with any questions.

Posted on February 17, 2017, at 12:28pm

Fair Trade Coffee, Tea & Chocolate For Sale After Sunday Service



Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Gilmour Hall

After our Sunday service, "Equal Exchange" Fair Traded Coffee, Tea and Chocolate will be available for your purchasing pleasure. These products are regularly available the 2nd & 4th Sundays of each month. (Dates may vary during the summer, holidays and special events.)

And remember, when you purchase the fair trade products that are available here, you are helping to support small farmers around the globe, you are helping the UUSC continue its commitment to their human rights, you are helping our church community to live our mission, and you are getting an excellent product at a fair price.

Contact: Karen Frank
Posted on December 18, 2015, at 1:55am

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