Lift Every Voice

Lift Every Voice

I want to share with you an opportunity to reduce gun violence and make Oregon schools and community spaces safer.

Lift Every Voice Oregon has drafted two Initiative Petitions that present common sense gun safety measures.

Initiative Petition (IP) 17: Safe Owners and Less Lethal Ammunition
– Requires … read more.

Social Justice Report – May 2022

This month’s social justice article is about building a social justice culture which is the outward expression of UUCS’s values seen by the greater community.

Any religion’s rational for being is the values it professes. What makes a value system a religion is acting on those … read more.

Share the Plate Recipient for May, 2022 is Salem Harvest

What is Share the Plate?  During each Sunday service, we take a collection. This voluntarily given money is then shared between our congregation and an organization from the local community which has goals that align with Unitarian Universalist principles. This month’s Share the Plate recipient … read more.

April 2022 Basha Sale a Success. Thank You!

The UUCS Microfinance Committee held a very successful sale of items made by Basha women in Bangladesh on April 3 and 10. We partnered with Basha which is a non-profit organization that provides a sustainable livelihood for women at risk and survivors of trafficking. Women … read more.

Shower Trailers for Those Living in Micro-Shelters

Yes! With financial contributions from UUCS congregants and friends from the wider Salem community and with design work by John Davenport in collaboration with representatives from Church at the Park (C@P), Habitat and Hope Village, Inc. (HHV) has agreed to purchase and donate its first … read more.

Basha Sale Continues April 10

The UUCS Microfinance Committee invites you to check out and purchase Basha products after the service on April 10 in the Fellowship Hall. These beautiful items, made by Bangladeshi women, include blankets, scarves, bags and clothing. The proceeds of the sale will benefit the women … read more.

Contribute to Marion Polk Food Share

Marion Polk Food Share comes by the first Monday of each month to pick up donations generously given by UUCS members, visitors, and Staff. The donation site is the beautiful Red Wagon in our Foyer. Let’s try to fill the wagon each month with food … read more.

Habitat and Hope Village News

Habitat & Hope Village (HHV) is working to fill a very important service to Salem’s Unsheltered Communities. Progress is being made to house our unhoused citizens with the development of Micro Shelter Communities. Donations have been received for the purchase of one hundred and twenty … read more.