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Marriage Equality Comes to Florida
Marriage Equality Comes to Florida
The UU Church of Sarasota opens its doors, arms, and hearts to gay couples seeking to marry. Numerous lawsuits are pending, so check the news often as the situation changes. We have plans in place to help people get married with very short notice.
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UU's in the News
UU's in the News
Local television stations ABC-7 and SNN-6, The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, and YourObserver.com all featured our church prominently in reports about the Monroe County judge's decision to overturn the state's ban on same-sex marriage. The Herald-Tribune quoted Roger Fritts and his wife in their front-page report. ABC-7 and SNN-6 interviewed Susan Brucklacher in our memorial garden Read more...
Leach, Muntz speak at GA
Leach, Muntz speak at GA
Local member Brock Leach and UU Congregation of Venice's Kindra Muntz spoke at the Unitarian Universalist Association's General Assembly, held recently in Providence, Rhode Island. Links to their videos are posted here. Read more...
Get Together Dinners
The rosters are in the Members' Corner. Call the office if you need the password.
Enjoy Jane Shannon's Exquisite Quilts
Enjoy Jane Shannon's Exquisite Quilts
View an exhibit of fabric work by artist Jane Shannon in the Church’s Lexow Wing Art Gallery.
New Sign Nears Completion
New Sign Nears Completion
Installation of our new sign is nearing completion. It is clearly visible from either direction on Fruitville Road. Movable letters and lighting have been added and the landscaping around the sign is nearly complete. Read more...
Volunteers needed at food pantries
Volunteers needed at food pantries
All Faiths Food Bank is looking for volunteers at select food pantries. Pick up a flyer at the Social Justice table. Read more...
Food donations needed
Food donations needed
Help fill the pantry at Bethesda House, a drop-in center for people with HIV/AIDS. Many of our members volunteer here and know the food is needed and appreciated. Much needed items include canned soups, pork & beans, canned ravioli, cereal and powdered milk. You may drop off your food in the bin outside the Sanctuary.
This Sunday, July 27

This Sunday, July 27, 

10:30 am:

Java and Judaism

How is Jewish survival connected to the coffee bean? Sermon by Rabbi Harold Caminker. Read more...

Music

 

Leah Rothe, violin; Don Bryn, piano.


10:30 am Programs for Children and Youth:

The children will be making signs to collect supplies for a service person overseas. Read more...


9:30 am Forum:

What Is at Stake in the August 26, 2014, Primary Election?

Candidates for Florida's Governor, the future of Sarasota County's Public Schools, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and development issues in the county. Read more...

Social Justice Actions

Social Justice Action

The UUCS Social Justice Committee is working each week to solve issues in homelessness, hunger, needs of children and families, human rights and the health of our planet. Stop by the Social Justice Table after the Sunday service.
 

Green Sanctuary

We are a Green Sanctuary congregation, practicing reverence, gratitude, and care for the living Earth.

This Sunday, August 3

Sunday, August 3,

10:30 am:

Meditation

Sermon by Stephen Gillum. Read more...

 


Music:

 

Elisa Amaral playing Native American flute; Don Bryn, piano. 


10:30 am Programs for Children and Youth:

The families will take a trip to theBethesda House to donate the food they collected. Read more...


9:30 am Forum:

Dog Whistle Politics: Reinventing Racism to Wreck the Middle Class

Are politicians and plutocrats using coded racial appeals to persuade white voters to support policies that favor the extremely rich, yet threaten their own middle class interests? Read more...