Our congregation is getting ready to search for a new Settled Minister in 2023, but first we must undergo a process of reflection and transition. Rev. Ben will outline this process as we also welcome New Members to our … read more.
What We Are Doing
- Black History Month: Flag Raising Ceremony“We are excited to extend an invitation to you and your representative organizations to join us Tuesday, February 1, 12 noon at City Hall (175 5th Street North) for the annual Black History Month Flag Raising Ceremony. This history-making moment will represent St. Petersburg’s first African American Mayor, Ken Welch, raising The Woodson flag over City Hall in honor of Black History Month. We hope you share our pride and enthusiasm and plan to join other community members and us for this momentous occasion. We look forward to seeing Tuesday, February 1 as we kick off Black History Month in St. Pete.” Terri Lipsey Scott, Executive Director The Woodson African American Museum of Florida”
- Social Justice Committee – Viewing of the documentary Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor ProblemPlease join the Social Justice Committee for a viewing of the documentary Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem. It will be shown on Wednesday, February 2nd at 7 pm via Zoom. The film exposes how our country’s history of racial injustice evolved into an enormous abuse of criminal justice power. 13 million people a year—most of them poor and people of color—are abused by this system. This 35-minute documentary will be followed by a short discussion. It highlights why FAST is working to expand the county’s civil citation program. For more information, please visit https://misdemeanorfilm.org/ If you are unable to make the viewing and discussion, you can still watch this important film by visiting the website. The Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88256502570
- MLK Parade!UU’s in the St Pete area are participating in the Dream Big MLK Parade in downtown St. Petersburg on Monday, January 17, and we want to see as many of you out there as possible! This is a fun and safe way to show our commitment to supporting and promoting the legacy and spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Parade start time is 11:00 am and is 1.5 miles long, starting from the waterfront near the Dali and ending at Tropicana Field. We have been told to check in at 10 am at the park next to Albert Whited field/across from the Dali Museum. We will then know where we are in the parade and where to wait. Look for our UU St Pete banner to find your fellow UU’s! Continue to watch our Facebook pages for updates.We could use a few folks to help coordinate or stake out our area beginning at 8:30 ...