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“Legends of the Sea with Bill Schustik” coming to UUCS Oct. 12
“Legends of the Sea with Bill Schustik” coming to UUCS Oct. 12
Musician, historian, and folklorist Bill Schustik will perform a concert of sea shanties in “Legends of the Sea,” Sunday, October 12, 4 p.m., at UUCS. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the All Faiths Food Bank’s BackPack Kids Program, which provides meals for underprivileged children. Read more...
Mark your calendars for the Church Fall Dinner on Oct 18
You won't want to miss the 2014 Fall Dinner. Mark your calendars now for Saturday, Oct 18th. Cocktails begin at 5:00; dinner at 6:00 pm. The cost is $20 per person. Ticket sales begin Sept 21.
Welcome to College Students
Welcome to College Students
We welcome college students to attend our Sunday Forum and Sermon services. Also, New College Unitarian Universalists holds small group meetings on Sunday nights at 9 PM.
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Have a bicycle to donate to a worthy cause?
El Parent will pick up your working bicycle and wheel it over to Turning Points to give homeless people a transportation option. Bikes needing minor repair are OK, too. Contact El at 201-6201 or elparentjekp@gmail.com.
Participate in our Dialog on Religious Literacy
Advocates for Religious Literacy dialog each Wednesday from 4:00 to 6:00 pm in the West Wing. We are currently discussing the pros and cons of atheistic religion. All are welcome!
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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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This Sunday, October 5

Current Series: Relationships

 

This Sunday, October 5,

10:30 am:

Forgiving Our Ex-Partner

Yom Kippur is about forgiveness. This sermon explores forgiveness after a breakup or divorce. Sermon by Roger Fritts  Read more... 


Music:

 

Our choir and Don Bryn 


10:30 am Programs for Children and Youth:

The children and youth will be building a cardboard arcade for the Social Justice project.
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9:30 am Forum:

Smoke Alarm

Why is it still legal (and profitable!) for tobacco companies to market such a dangerous product? We’ll explore and discuss the moral, legal, and business issues involved in the American tobacco culture. 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.
 

Meals on Wheels: Volunteer to assemble meals from 8:00 AM to 10:15 AM, with a break -- OR – deliver meals from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Near Lime & Fruitville. Call 941-366-6693 for more information.

Marriage Equality: We are watching the FL lawsuits carefully, and we will assist gay couples who wish to marry.

Volunteers Needed at Select Food Pantries: Please inquire at the Social Justice Table.

Bethesda House Needs Toilet Paper: They were once rolling in TP thanks to a long time, major donor who can no longer help. Until we hear otherwise, donations of TP will be needed, umm, regularly. Also high on Bethesda's pantry wish list: bottled water, canned vegetables and dry cereal. Please bring your donations to church. Thank you.

Bicycles Needed: See item at left for more information.

FISH needs a Scheduler three to four hours per week. FISH is a Sarasota County program that connects volunteer drivers with seniors who need a ride to medical appointments. For more information, call Lele Siem at 924-6761.

Hunger Reports: A recent forum speaker mentioned several reports on hunger. Child Hunger in Sarasota & DeSoto Counties: http://www.allfaithsfoodbank.org/how-to-help.php The 2014 Hunger in America Report: http://hungerreport.org/

Green Sanctuary

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