What We Are Doing
- Pastor Jack’s Weekly Message (January 8, 2021)Dear UUSP Community, Did you hear the funny story in this week’s news?Nope, neither did I. But I have been referring frequently to my old “Garfield” comfort cartoon where Jon tells the supine feline, “Time is running out, Garfield” – to which the catatonic cat replies, “Okay… what else is time going to do?” And I’ve been referring frequently to my old “Rhymes with Orange” comfort cartoon where God is raking a miniature Zen sand box right next to a little garden box with a miniature apple tree entwined by a snake next to two little humans – and God says, “It’s nice to have this sand box for when the other garden stresses me out.” Putting God and Garfield together, as UU ministers are prone to do, the call for the week sounds like, “Don’t do anything stupid or in a hurry” – lest our raised bed garden become a litter box. Missing you, ...
- A Hot Christmas Meal on a Cold DayA Hot Christmas Meal It was bone-chilling cold Christmas Day but the Friday Night Picnic Crew served a warm, sit-down (with option to-go) real Christmas meal, which was so abundant in quantity that it supplied the Saturday Breakfast and Sunday Dinner at Praise the Lord Outreach Ministries, and will contribute to the planned turkey tetrazzini this weekend.And as Courtney Allen said ‘We live in a City which provides cold night shelters and transportation to get there.’ It’s not perfect but we are part of a larger community that is compassionate and that mobilizes for humanity. Thank you UUSP contributors of spirit, food, and labor! Sabine and Jeri
- Women’s Discussion Group Restarting in JanuaryThe Sunday morning Women’s Discussion/Covenant Group will resume meetings Sunday, January 17, 2020, from 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. For January, we will use the UUA “Soul Matters” curriculum on the theme “Imagination”:January 17: “Imagine a Story that Has Shaped Your Own”January 24: “Imagine your Gravestone and Obituary”January 31: “Image ‘Breaking Free’: What Would that Look Like” Contact discussion leader, Dr. Cynthia Patterson for more information. See InfoNet for contact information.