Category: News

Pastor Jack’s Weekly Message (May 14, 2021)

Dear Friends,

Emptiness is not a value UU congregations affirm or promote. Our values in brief are Dignity, Encouragement, Growth, Meaning, Rights, Community, and Relationship – in a phrase, Spiritual Fullness.

The pandemic has taught us a lot about Emptiness as a depressing feeling we have good reason … read more.

Social Justice (May 7, 2021)

Wendy’s Board Recommends that Shareholders Vote FOR Social Responsibility Resolution

Patience and determination really do work. UUSP marched with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) here in St Pete in March 2015 — demanding that Wendy’s sign their Fair Food Agreement. We also prepared food … read more.

Pastor Jack’s Weekly Message (May 7, 2021

Dear Friends,

It seems possible that we are seeing some light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. Groups are gathering here and there, some with precaution, some not. I myself most appreciate the cautious, and especially their caution for the sake of others.

May we continue to pay … read more.

Pastor Jack’s Weekly Message (April 30, 2021)

Dear Friends, 

I hope you’re doing well – and doing good, for yourself and others.  As the UUA Covenant says, You’re worth it.  

Doing what’s good requires understanding what’s good.  That’s why our fourth covenantal affirmation – seeking truth and meaning – is also important.  

And understanding requires … read more.

UUA General Assembly 2021

Hey UU Members and Friends! Register for Virtual UUA GA Assembly 2021 June 21st-June 23rd

Registration costs $200 – if you would like to request financial assistance on that fee, please email Board President Susan Burnore at susan.burnore@uustpete.org know, and we’ll try to help.

As an … read more.

Pastor Jack’s Weekly Message (April 16, 2021)


Dear Friends,

This past Sunday, UUSP’s 9:15am Religious Discussions group shared views on the meaning and use of the word “God.” Old doctrinal understandings did not get much credence. Renaming the concept and redefining it in practical experiential terms as energy, being and source seemed more credible. And garnering … read more.

Social Justice Update (April 9, 2021)

SouthSide Food Bridge

The next food drop-off is by noon on Tuesday, April 13.

Please drop off your donations at one of these locations: 
Karen/Dave Coale: 111 26th Ave NE, St Pete
Gay/ Billy: 6220 14th Ave S, Gulfport
Dani/Deb::  6051 3rd Ave. S, St PeteVirginia/Cal:  4562 14th Ave. N, … read more.