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UU's in the News
UU's in the News
Our Religious Education program for children and youth was featured in a recent issue of Sarasota News Leader. Click here for the full story and pictures. Read more...
Redefining the Art of Collage
Redefining the Art of Collage
Raven Sky McDonough's exciting exhibit runs from April to May. Visit the Art Gallery in the Lexow Wing of UUCS!
Click here for a preview.
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...
Zdravecky likes Unitarians
Zdravecky likes Unitarians
Barbara Zdravecky, CEO of Planned Parenthood, counts Unitarians among her favorite things.
Read more...
Look for the Get Together Dinner Rosters in Members' Corner
The Rosters for the April, May, and June dinners are now available in our Members' Corner.
Find our UUCS Annual Report in the Members' Corner
One of our members said this after reading the annual report: It's fascinating reading, actually. You can find out what EVERY committee and program did during the last year. It's not a dense corporate report. More like a family newsletter!
Serendipity Auction Results are in Members' Corner
Serendipity Auction Results are in Members' Corner
Please look in our Members' Corner for a complete list of Winners and Donors for our very successful 2014 Serendipity Auction. If you need the password, call the office at 941-371-4974.
Share Your Citrus:
Share Your Citrus:
All Faiths Food Bank welcomes your extra citrus – you pick or they pick. Stop by the Social Justice table or send an email to justice@uusarasota.org
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, April 20

THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 20:

"Who Do People Say I Am?"

Islamic, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and Unitarian Views of Jesus

Sermon by Roger Fritts (not pictured here). Read more...


Music at 9am Contemporary Service:

Mindy Simmons Linda Petersen, piano

Music at 11am Traditional Service:

 Don Bryn, piano choir

10:05am Forum:

Neuroscience and Neurobiology: Stress, Aging, Lifestyle

Dr. Allen Ivey, University of South of Florida, will discuss how stress impacts the brain and issues in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease. Read more...

 


Programs for Children and Youth:

The children and youth will celebrate Easter. 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.

Islamic Society of Sarasota and Bradenton (ISSB): Assalamu Alaikum. First annual ISSB Food and Crafts Festival. This festival will bring the Muslim community together, offer support and visibility to Muslim businesses and entrepreneurs, raise funds for the ISSB Masjid (mosque), and offer da’wah (invitation to learn about the Muslim faith) to the larger community. Wide variety of non-food and food vendors; fun activities for both youth and adults. Free admission. Saturday, April 26, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The Islamic Society of Sarasota and Bradenton, 4350 N. Lockwood Ridge Rd., Sarasota, FL 34234. Phone: 941-351-3393.

Snow birds: Cleaning your cupboards? Please bring the food to church and donate it to Bethesda House!

Gun Control Action! Gun control rallies will continue through April each Thursday from 4-5 PM, gathering at the "Kissing" statue. Signage will be provided. Wear white. Contact: David & Nancy Evans at nadaevans@comcast.net

Gulfcoast Affirming Interfaith Network: Spring Service. Keynote speaker will be Rev. Frank Schaefer, a United Methodist pastor from central PA who was recently defrocked after officiating his son's same sex marriage. Service will focus on LGBT parenting issues. Thursday May 8, 7:00 PM at SunCoast Cathedral, MCC, 3276 E. Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34292.
 

Green Sanctuary

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