What We Are Doing

  • Welcoming Rev. Ben Atherton-Zeman
    The Board of Trustees voted unanimously today, July 7th, to hire Rev. Ben Atherton-Zeman as our Interim Minister. Before his move into UU ministry, Rev. Ben had a 30-year career in the feminist movement, working in a number of organizations to prevent sexual and domestic violence.  With a background in theatre, he wrote and performs a one-man play, “Voices of Men,” about sexual harassment, abuse, and domestic violence, a performance that he’s delivered around the world.  He holds a Masters Degree in Social Justice Education from UMA Amherst.  As a long-time Unitarian Universalist, Rev. Ben felt called to UU ministry several years ago.  While working on his Masters Degree in Divinity at Boston University, he served for 2 years as a part-time ministerial intern with UU Nashua NH.  After successfully completing that internship, Rev. Ben was ordained in May and anticipates receiving his Masters of Divinity degree in September so ours will be his first ...
  • Message from the Board President
    Tampa Bay Times 7/28/21: “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed courseyesterday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return towearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the delta variant of the coronavirus is fuelinginfection surges. Citing new information about the variant’s ability to spread among vaccinated people, the CDCalso recommended indoor masks for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors at schoolsnationwide, regardless of vaccination status.”The UUSP Board of Trustees approved a Temporary Policy for All UUSP Gatherings in May,and we have been operating under that guidance since then. In light of this week’s revisedguidelines from the CDC and news reports on the increasing COVID cases both amongvaccinated and unvaccinated Floridians — we suggest that it is a time for additional cautionarysteps. We ask that all members wear masks when entering the Church and continue to wear one thatcovers both nose and mouth if meeting with someone. ...
  • UU St. Pete’s Hurricane Policy
    Dear Members of UUSP,    Just what we need after an emotionally challenging 14 months, a possible hurricane heading our way!  During hurricane season when a threat of severe weather has been announced for Pinellas County, members of our Church are free to seek refuge at the Church. If you wish to do so, please note the following:  UU St. Pete’s Hurricane Policy  During hurricane season and whenever there is a threat of severe weather, members of our Church are free to seek refuge at the Church. If you wish to do so, please note the following: The Church is NOT a shelter and members come at their own risk. Please come prepared to take care of yourself and your family members. We do not have showers or beds. We do not have food or drink. At present, our kitchen is under construction, so refrigeration and cooking facilities are not available. Pets are welcome as long as they ...
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