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Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday Aug 19
Click here for the Agenda of the Aug 19 Board of Trustees meeting.
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, August 24

This Sunday, August 24,

10:30 am:

West Side Jazz

This year's salute to American jazz presents some of the famous songs from West Side Story as interpreted by great jazz musicians.  Read more... 


Music:

Jazz band


10:30 am Programs for Children and Youth:

The children and youth will be making full-body silhouettes that they will decorate and then compare with ones they make at the end of the year!  Read more... 


9:30 am Forum:

Is Free Choice in Our Economy and Society Actually Counterproductive for Democracy? 

Several recent books suggest excessive choices of products in supermarkets paralyzes decision-making, discriminates against the poor and causes government to abdicate its responsibility to provide informed and meaningful rather than deceptive choices. 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.
 

Volunteer Opportunities: Many different ways to make a difference in the community. Stop by the Social Justice table after Sunday service.

Social Justice Committee Meeting: The committee will meet at noon on Tuesday August 12 in the Lexow Wing. All are welcome.>
 

Green Sanctuary

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